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Apple Promotes Self-Published Books With New Section In iBookstore





Today Apple introduced a new section in its iBookstore entitled "Breakout Books", offering books that have been independently published to the iBookstore by authors. The section features titles that have earned 4 and 5 star reviews.


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Written by maxim

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013. 0:51

FTC Recommends Mobile Platforms And App Devs Improve Privacy Disclosures



The Federal Trade Commission today published a report, where it recommends how key players in the mobile ecosystem can better inform their consumers about how their personal data is being used. In its report, the FTC named several companies, including Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Google and BlackBerry as well as advertising networks, app developers, app developer trade associations and analytics companies.


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RIM released the next-generation smartphone BlackBerry Z10



Research in Motion announced the launch of a new generation smartphone, theZ10. RIM also announced a corporate rebranding, officially changing the name of the company on the BlackBerry.


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Photo sharing app 500px deleted from App Store for nude pictures



According to TechCrunch, Apple removed the 500px app for iOS from the App Store because of the nude pictures. The recent acquisition of ISO500 to 500px from Pulpfingers also removed from the App Store, but is still available for download.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013. 23:57

Apple Locking Screenshots For Apps Submitted For Approval



Yesterday Apple announced on its Developer Portal that appscreenshots will be locked in iTunes Connect after the app has been approved.

“Beginning January 9, app screenshots will be locked in iTunes Connect once your app has been approved. New screenshots may be uploaded when you submit a binary for an update to an existing app or a new app”.


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Thursday, January 10th, 2013. 13:45

Google Maps App For iOS Downloaded Over 10 Million Times



Jeff Huber reported in a Google+ blog post that Google Maps for iOS was downloaded over 10 million times within two days after the app appeared in the App Store.

Google Maps was keenly anticipated by users who were not satisfied with Apple’s built-in Maps app over its rampant errors. Criticism over Apple’s mapping solution led to public apology from Tim Cook and the restructing of iOS software team.


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Next iPad Mini Will Have Higher-Resolution Display?



Digitimes reports that Apple will center next iPad mini’s improvements around the tablet’s display resolution. The report said:

“The sources have yet to specify whether the device will use Apple’s Retina Display technology to enhanced resolution, but market observers said it is highly likely based on the development of past Apple products such as the iPhone and 9.7-inch iPad series.”


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Friday, December 14th, 2012. 13:49

Google Maps For iOS With New Features Now Available In App Store



The anticipated Google’s standalone Maps for iOS has gone live in the App Store. Now iOS 6 who are not satisfied with Apple’s Maps app can switch back to Google’s free map platform. The new app includes a number of features that were not available in built-in app on iOS 5 and earlier, notably turn-by-turn navigation and transit routing option.


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Adobe has released updates for Creative cloud with Photoshop features



Following the announcement that Photoshop CS6 and Illustrator CS6 provide support of the Retina display, Adobe announced the additional upgrades to Creative Cloud subscription service. The updates are currently available exclusively for the subscribers of Creative Cloud.


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Intel Working On Cutting Power Consumption In Future Ivy Bridge Chips



According to CNET, Intel is actively working on reducing the power consumption of Ivy Bridge processors, which would allow using them in mainstream tablets and decreasing battery needs on small laptops such as the MacBook Air. The report said:


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Monday, December 3rd, 2012. 22:05

Early Builds Of OS X 10.9 Include Maps And Siri Integration



According to 9to5mac, early builds of OS X 10.9, which are currently tested, show that Maps and Siri integration may come to Macs next year.

However, it is currently unknown if Siri will be part of OS X 10.9 for users. Apple already offers Mac users Text-to-Speech and Dictation functionality, but integration with Siri would presumably offer voice search and voice command services to Mac users.


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Monday, November 19th, 2012. 19:51

Apple requires manufacturers of accessories observe the Lightning corporate ethics.



At the annual ”MFi” conference, which was held in the Chinese city of Shenzhen, Apple notified manufacturers of accessories that they have to comply with the corporate ethics selling officially licensed products. According to TUAW, the certified devices such as "made for iPhone, iPad and iPod, will only be able from companies that adhere to corporate standards." The full document is available on the Apple website.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Monday, November 12th, 2012. 16:28

Release of Microsoft Office app is expected to be in early 2013



Microsoft Office application for iPhone and iPad, expected to start setting on the iOS App Store in early 2013. It offers free preview of documents, but there is subscription for Office required to edit documents. On Wednesday, The Verge revealed details of the software. The "Office Mobile" application will be free distributed, but it requires Microsoft Office account. The Office Mobile application will include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. With an annual subscription to the Office, the user will be able to edit documents. Office Mobile is also expected on the Google Android platform, although the application will appear on Apple's iOS first.


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iPad 4 Reviews: Faster, Lightning Port, Better Camera



Along with the iPad mini, Apple will release another new iPad model on November 2 – four-generation iPad. The embargo on reviews has been lifted, but they include no real surprises. The iPad 4 launched only seven months after the iPad 3 release.


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Written by maxim

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012. 15:52

Average Review Time In Mac App Store Rising Significantly



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Shiny Development, a firm specializing in training iOS developers, has been monitoring review times for apps submitted to Mac and iOS App Store for some time, gathering data from developers disclosing their wait times in Tweets. The company has revealed that those times have seen a substantial increase over the past six month.


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Written by maxim

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012. 2:06