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Apple conspires to raise e-books price





On the 20th June US District Judge Denise Cote ruled that Apple conspired to raise the retail prices of e-books, says Reuters report. The publishers Macmillan and Penguin, names co-defendants, set the price of each book and gave the seller a 30% cut instead of using traditional wholesale models.

According to Eddy Cue, Apple's SVP of Internet Software and Services, the prices for iBookstore have grown due to inflation. The statement does not help Apple much, especially when Mr. Cue is considered the head of the conspiracy.

 

 




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Written by Lizzen

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013. 22:57

Incredible Discounts on the App Store to Mark Its 5th Birthday



Nobody can now blame Apple for being greedy or reserved company as today it has made a bunch of most popular iOS games available for free. According to The Verge, whose reporters were the first to notice the incredible discounts earlier this Monday, making such apps as Infinity Blade II, Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery EP, Where's My Water?, Badland and Tiny Wings as well as Traktor DJ, Day One, Over and Barefoot World Atlas free, Apple marks the fifth anniversary from the time the App Store was launched.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Monday, July 8th, 2013. 14:48

iPhone 5 sells twice as fast as Galaxy 4



According to a recent market research, Samsung spent twice as much time to ship 20 millions Galaxy 4 units as Apple for shipping the same amount of iPhone 5.

Judging by official opening weekend numbers and quarterly earnings reports, it took Apple 25 days to ship 20 million items, a month less than Samsung figure. Moreover, over the launch period Apple shipped 805,000 units per days, whereas Samsung sold half as many, about 333,000.


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New Apple Strategy to Sell More iPhones via Apple Store



Apple CEO Tim Cook is reported to have held a three-hour meeting on new sales strategy for company’s employees and shareholders. According to 9to5Mac, he was talking on possible ways to increase the number of iPhones sold through the Apple Store. So far, the percentage of phones bought on the Internet or from other retailers like Walmart and Best Buy is close to 80. Quite obvious, that the result of only 20 percent is not enough good as for the company's main retail store.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Friday, July 5th, 2013. 18:46

Prices in Russian AppStore will be increased by 18%



Price in Russian AppStore will be changed soon.

Prices will rise up to 18%. For example, $0.99 apps that currently cost 33 rubles (~$1) will cost 39 rubles (~$1.18). Other changes are expected as follows:

  • 33 rubles → 39 rubles
  • 66 rubles → 69 rubles
  • 99 rubles → 99 rubles
  • 165 rubles → 169 rubles



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Written by admin

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013. 17:54

Angry Birds Space and Angry Birds Space HD is Free



iPhone and iPad users can download games Angry Birds Space and Angry Birds Space HD for free. It is not known how long this promo will last, so hurry up and download. Regular price for iPhone vesion is $0.99, HD version for iPad costs usually $2.99.

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Bluetooth wireless audio Creative D200



Almost every iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch user faces a problem of listening music at home. Some use headphones, others listed through embedded speakers, however everybody wants to connect their gadget to some loud high quality home stereo system.

There tons of dock stations for various players and smartphones including ones for iPhone and iPod. However dock stations allow users to plug in just a single set of devices due to connection port incompatibilities. Even Apple changed it's port when iPhone 5 was released with lightning port. So if you actually bought expensive iPhone 4 dock station and realized you want iPhone 5 - you're in trouble, because a new dock station for iPhone 5 is needed. There are adapters and converters on the market that might help, but the idea is clear - there have to be some technology that would allow us to use different devices from various manufactures including iOS, Android, Windows Mobile, etc. Here comes Bluetooth. It is not just supported by almost all modern smartphones, players, tablets and even notebooks, it also does not require users to physically connect their gadget to a stereo, because it is wireless technology.

Today we want to take a look at Creative D200 - wireless speaker system that supports Bluetooth. While the quality of this device is quite good, the price is attractive as well. You can get one for about $100.


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Apple repeatedly offers purchase of a ticket for WWDC



Tickets to the Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference sold out this morning for less than two minutes, leaving developers with error messages supposedly their purchase requests cannot be processed.

 


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Sunday, April 28th, 2013. 9:24

Apple Announces That WWDC 2013 Will Take Place June 10-14



Today Apple announced that it will hold its annual Worldwide Developers Conference from June 10 through June 14 in San Francisco at the Moscone West convention center. The tickets for the event priced at $1599 will be offered for sale tomorrow. Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing Philip Schiller said:


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Written by maxim

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013. 20:04

Verizon changed its phone upgrade policy



U.S. phone service company Verizon changed its phone update policy that increases customer waiting time between upgrades. Until now, customers with a two-year agreement could get updates at 20 months.

 


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Sunday, April 14th, 2013. 11:03

iPhone 5S Will Have Fingerprint Technology And Same Screen Size



Today Topeka analyst Brian White released a new research note summarizing his expectations on the iPhone 5S expected to arrive this summer.

It seems that he reversed his prior claims that the next iPhone model will have several different screen sizes, saying that at a trade show in China various sources claimed that the screen size would remain unchanged from the iPhone 5.


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Written by maxim

Friday, April 12th, 2013. 21:51

Fruit Ninja game is free today



 

Popular games Fruit Ninja for iPhone and Fruit Ninja HD for iPad are available for free today. Regular price is $0.99 and $2.99.

You can download Fruit Ninja in AppStore. Here are the links:


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Thursday, April 11th, 2013. 19:34

Apple television with 'iRing' accessory to launch this year



After meeting with Apple's suppliers in China, one analyst believes that Apple will release a TV with a new accessory that allows a user to control a TV using finger gestures.

 


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Thursday, April 4th, 2013. 20:49

Lower-Cost iPhone Model Will Lack Retina Display?



Today an analyst Amit Daryanani from RBC Capital Markets has issued a new research report predicting a launch for both a lower-cost iPhone and the iPhone 5S in June-July timeframe, which is in line with other recent claims. However, Daryanani says that the cheaper iPhone appears to lack a Retina display. He said:


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Written by maxim

Friday, March 22nd, 2013. 21:21

Samsung Confirms That It Is Working On Smart Watch Project



As Bloomberg reports, Samsung has confirmed rumors from last month that it is working on its own smart watch. Given the rumors that Apple is preparing to release its "iWatch" device as soon as this year, it seems that the two rivals will again compete head-to-head in this emerging market segment.


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Written by maxim

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013. 22:08