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France Telecom CEO shared his point of view about Apple





AllThingsD reports that CEO of France Telecom-Orange, Stephane Richard at an event with journalists said that Apple had become "more flexible" beginning "to focus more on everyone else" and has become "less arrogant than in the past.

 


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Wednesday, February 27th, 2013. 19:42

Google is in work on streaming music service



The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is in talks with music publishers to develop Spotify-styled subscribtion streaming music service for the Android operating system.
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Sunday, February 24th, 2013. 19:14

Google Glass Can Tether To iPhone Via Bluetooth



Joshua Topolsky from The Verge has written a lengthy report about his experiences using on-face computer Google Glass.

Google Glass is a small computer mounting to an eyeglass frame that has a display visible only to the user. The device includes GPS, a built-in camera, which can record what the wearer sees, and Bluetooth and Wi-FI connections. The wearable device can handle many of the tasks performed on smartphones, including sending text messages, showing weather reports, giving driving directions and more.


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Saturday, February 23rd, 2013. 0:53

Apple Said Nearly 300 Million Devices Are Running iOS 6



Today, Apple published an iOS 6.1 press release revealing some impressive numbers on iOS platform and iOS 6.1 usage. As of today, 300 million iOS devices – iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone – are running iOS 6, with 450 billion iMessages sent, over four trillion notifications received and nine billion photos uploaded to Photo Stream.


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Tuesday, January 29th, 2013. 13:11

Apple has released new iOS 6.1 with expanded LTE connectivity



 

After iOS 6.1 Beta 5 for developer’s release, Apple has just added iOS 6.1 for public. This update includes support for new LTE connectivity and purchasing Siri -based tickets to the cinema through Fandango, much as individual downloads of songs in iTunes Match and a new button ' reset ' to track advertising.

"This update contains improvements and bug fixes, including:

  • LTE support for more carriers (complete list of supported carriers at www.apple.com/iphone/LTE/)
  • Purchase movie, tickets through Fandango with Siri (USA only)
  • iTunes Match subscribers can now download individual songs from iCloud
  • New button to reset the Advertising Identifier."

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In Q4 2012 Android And iOS Captured Record 92% Of Global Smartphone Market



According to the Strategy Analytics’ latest research measuring global smartphone OS shipments for the fourth quarter of 2012, Android and iOS together represented 92% of all shipments. Both operating systems were able to considerably increase their market shares over Q3, with global smartphone shipments over the year reaching a record 700.1 million units.


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Monday, January 28th, 2013. 19:33

The first video clip JOBS with Ashton Kutcher in the role of Steve Jobs



According to news reporting that film JOBS, in which Ashton Kutcher appears as Steve Jobs, will open in theaters on April 19. ETonline.com has released the first video clip from the movie. A brief clip illustrates Kutcher as Jobs, who talks to Josh Gad as Steve Wozniak.


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Friday, January 25th, 2013. 0:53

OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Now Is The Most Popular Mac Operating System



Web analytics company Net Applications published (via Computerworld) its data on browser usage, noting that now OS X Mountain Lion is the most popular version of Apple’s OS X, even though it was released just five months ago.


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Saturday, January 5th, 2013. 14:38

Adobe Adds Retina Display Support To Illustrator And Photoshop CS6



Today Adobe released updates to Illustrator CS6 and Photoshop CS6 adding support for Retina displays. Now customers can see more detail in text and images in the user interface of these programs when working on computers with high-resolution displays such as a new MacBook Pro. Currently, the HiDPI feature in the Illustrator is available only on Mac OS, but in the future it is expected to be available on other operating systems.


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Tuesday, December 11th, 2012. 13:35

Apple paid 21 million $ to use a clock designed at the Swiss Railway station.



Saturday's report claims that Apple had to pay about $ 21 million to obtain a license for a clock that is used in iOS 6 operating system. Design is made in the style of Swiss railway station. According to the global news agency AFP, Apple has agreed to pay $ 21 million to the train service, known as SBB, in order to obtain clock design in iOS 6 on the iPad.


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Sunday, November 11th, 2012. 19:06

Apple removes prostitution services from Siri results in China



In response to the criticism of China that Siri could find local escort services available in the country, Apple has removed them from the search results.

But on Wednesday the escort services could be still found in the United States through Siri. Nevertheless, this feature seems to have been removed in China, according to the Times of India. In response to the messages from the users, Apple's customer service representative explained that the company had blocked information related to the escort services.


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Friday, November 2nd, 2012. 21:10

Apple Releases iOS 6 with New Maps App, Facebook Integration, Siri Improvements, and More



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Apple has just released iOS 6, making it available to users of the latest iPad, iPhone and iPod touch models. To get updates, you need to connect your device to iTunes and click "check for updates" or using the menu: Settings-General-> Software update. However, the update can take several minutes to propagate to all users.

About 200 new features have been added in iOS 6, including Maps from Apple, Facebook integration, improved Siri, Passbook e-wallet program from Apple and more.

iOS 6 is compatible with the third-generation iPad, iPad 2, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and fourth-generation iPod touch. The operating system will be preinstalled on the iPhone 5 to be released on Friday, and the fifth-generation iPod touch models set for the release next month.




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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012. 22:09

Apple Announces September 19th Release Date for iOS 6



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Other announcement Apple made yesterday was the release of iOS 6 mobile operating system, which was first announced in June at the company's WWDC keynote event and will be available on September 19th as a free download for the 4S, 4, 3GS, new iPad, iPad 2 and 4th generation iPod Touch. The iPhone 5 will ship with iOS 6.

Apple already detailed the specific iOS 6 features that would be available to certain iOS devices back in June. Siri will be enhanced to provide movie information, sports scores, and the ability to post to Facebook and Twitter. The new Passbook app will hold tickets, passes, and payment cards for participating businesses. Safari will have a full-screen mode for better browsing and iCloud tabs to save your open tabs and offer immediate access to them on your other iOS devices and your computer.


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Apple's OS X passes Windows Vista in worldwide usage



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The latest monthly data of desktop operating shares from Net Applications shows that total Web usage of Apple's OS X operating system has exceeded Microsoft's Windows Vista. Microsoft's Windows Vista fell in August to 6.15 percent of tracked Web usage. Meanwhile, Apple's latest operating system, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, grew to 1.34 percent.


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New Java vulnerability affects Macs



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Researchers announced on this Monday that they had discovered vulnerability in Java 7. Hackers can use the bug to compromise any system through a web browser running the latest Java software, reports Tod Beardsley, engineering manager for open-source testing framework.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012. 12:01