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White House Plans to Ban Phone Unlocking While Claiming to Support It





According to secret documents leaked by WikiLeaks not long ago, the White House has been in talks with other countries to make phone unlocking illegal by international law. And it is rather strange since in public the US government supports those who struggle for the legalization of unlocking.


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Wednesday, November 20th, 2013. 22:13

Apple Seeds OS X 10.9.1 Mavericks Beta to Developers



Apple on Friday seeded the first OS X 10.9.1 Mavericks beta to developers. As noted by the guys from Cupertino, this is a maintenance and security update that aims at improving Mail, Graphics, and VoiceOver features of the operating system for Macs.


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Saturday, November 16th, 2013. 21:51

Apple II DOS Source Code Available for Download



Those geeks who are interested in the history of the company from Cupertino and its first computers can now download Apple II DOS source code and take a look at it. The download link is available below.


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Wednesday, November 13th, 2013. 18:47

iOS Engineering Vice President, Henri Lamiraux, Retired from Apple



Apple’s top iOS Engineering Vice President - Henri Lamiraux - retired from Apple a couple of weeks ago. This happened just after the iOS 7.0.3 release. According to Lamiraux’s words, he planned to leave the company a “little while ago”. As we can see, Apple’s former top iOS engineer successfully accomplished the task he'd set.


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Monday, November 4th, 2013. 23:17

Apple will Fix MacBook Pro Keyboard and Trackpad Lockup Issues



Apple is currently working on a fix for the late-2013 MacBook Pro bug that causes laptop’s keyboard and trackpad to freeze from time to time. It was previously reported that the problem may be a result of the conflict between MacBook’s hardware the operating system.


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Thursday, October 31st, 2013. 22:52

Best Apps of the Week - IM+ Pro7



If you’re an active social networks member, you might have thought about possible ways of communicating with friends from your Facebook, Skype or Twitter accounts using one single app. Well, there’s a messenger developed specifically for that and it is called IM+ Pro7.


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Apple's Selling OS X Lion and Mountain Lion for $20 in Online Store



Apple is currently selling redemption codes for OS X 10.7 Lion and OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. These two versions of the Apple’s operating systems are pretty cheap now - the price is only $20 for each one. That’s a good deal, I must admit.


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Friday, October 25th, 2013. 18:24

Apple Releases iOS 7.0.3 with Numerous Improvenemts



After announcing the new iPad Air, iPad mini with Retina display, updated MacBooks, Mac Pros and the free OS X Mavericks yesterday, Apple decided to release iOS 7.0.3 that same evening. This minor update contains numerous bug fixes, safety improvements as well as a bunch of new features aimed to make the integration between Apple’s mobile and desktop operating systems even deeper. Moreover, there’re some enhancements that deal with iPhone 5s’ Touch ID sensor.


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OS X 10.9 Mavericks is Available for Free for All Mac Users



Apple released OS X 10.9 Mavericks on Tuesday and made the new operating system free for all Mac users worldwide. If you still haven’t downloaded it, visit the Mac App Store and take advantage of the new software.


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Websites Start Activating Safari Push Notifications Ahead of OS X Mavericks Launch



Apple is expected to officially release OS X Mavericks this evening. Ahead of the launch, several sites have successfully activated push notifications for Safari - a feature that allows any web page to send OS X 10.9 users various updates.


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Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013. 20:16

USA Today Claims that iOS 7 is Apple's "Most Troubled" Operating System



USA Today claimed on Thursday that iOS 7 is the "most troubled" if to compare it with older versions of the Apple’s mobile operating system. However, the journalists were unable to provide at least one expert's conclusion or independent testing result, so looks like such an article was aimed only to draw some attention from the newspaper readers, that’s all.


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Sunday, October 20th, 2013. 18:51

Apple Released OS X 10.9 Mavericks Server GM to Developers



Apple released OS X 10.9 Mavericks Server Golden Master to developers on Friday. This means that the company has finally finished working on the new operating system for Macs.

Friday's seed, dubbed build 13S440, comes a little over two weeks after Apple issued the final version of OS X 10.9 Mavericks to developers at the beginning of October.

With both the consumer and server versions of the next-generation Mac operating system seeded, it is anticipated that Apple will soon release Mavericks to the public.

The company from Cupertino still hasn’t set the launch date of OS X 10.9 Mavericks, however, the new OS is expected to be released on October 22nd along with the fifth generation iPad and iPad mini 2. Let’s wait.




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Saturday, October 19th, 2013. 22:20

Apple Asks Developers to Submit Apps for OS X Mavericks



Apple has asked its developers to submit applications compatible with new OS X Mavericks.

Make sure your app takes advantage of the great new features in OS X Mavericks when the world’s most advanced desktop operating system becomes available to millions of customers later this fall. Download OS X Mavericks GM seed and Xcode 5.0.1 GM seed, now available on the Mac Dev Center. Build your apps with these latest seeds, then test and submit them to the Mac App Store.

AppleCare staff is currently being trained on OS X Mavericks. As it has been announced earlier, the official release of the new OS X version will take place this fall, presumably on October 22nd, along with the new iPad launch.




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Wednesday, October 16th, 2013. 19:46

iOS 7 Users Complain About Wi-Fi Issues on the iPhone 4S



iPhone 4S users complain about numerous problems with Broadcom Wi-Fi and Bluetooth controller after the upgrade to iOS 7. Apple's support forums are currently overwhelmed with help requests and complaints connected with the abovementioned issues.


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Saturday, October 12th, 2013. 1:24

Apple has Released OS X Mavericks GM to Developers



Apple has released OS X Mavericks Gold Master for developers so that they could test it before its official launch.

The GM release indicates that a Mavericks launch is near, and this build will most likely be what is released to the public (bearing any major bugs).


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Saturday, October 5th, 2013. 11:12