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Apple Purchased Israeli Firm PrimeSense for $360





Apple spokeswoman Kristin Huguet on Sunday confirmed that the company from Cupertino has purchased an Israeli firm called PrimeSense. This sum of acquisition is $360 million and this is probably the only thing we know for sure.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Monday, November 25th, 2013. 23:39

Tim Cook's Message to Employees: 'At Apple, We Do the Right Thing'



Apple executives are asking employees to review new Business Conduct Policy. As to the policy itself, it explains how Apple employees should behave in and outside of the company and deals with such topics as public speaking, giving answers to press inquiries etc.


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Friday, November 22nd, 2013. 0:49

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'Apple Store' App Debuts on iPad



Apple launched an Apple Store app for iPad earlier today. This happened nearly three and a half years after the same application had been first released for iPhone. If to speak about me, I honestly don’t understand the reason for such a delay. Anyway, better later than never, right?


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013. 21:59

Apple to Launch 12.9-inch iPad in Early 2014 - Rumor



There’re some new rumors that deal with the so-called ‘iPad Maxi’. Apple’s purported 12.9-inch tablet will be released in the first quarter of 2014, Korean sources claim. Moreover, the device is already being built by the local supplier. Isn’t it incredible?


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Wednesday, November 20th, 2013. 0:12

Shipping Estimates for iPhone 5s Improved to "3-5 Business Days"



Shipping estimates for iPhone 5s - even for the gold one - have been changed. According to what can be found on the Online Apple Store, the new device will become available in “3-5 business days”. Looks like the company from Cupertino does its best to catch up with demand on iPhone 5s.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013. 13:22

New FCC Chairman Plans to Make Phone Unlocking Legal Before December Holiday Season



Tom Wheeler, the new FCC Chairman, has recently asked CTIA (The Wireless Association) to make phone unlocking legal as soon as possible - before the December holidays. In the letter he has sent to CTIA he says that if this request is not fulfilled in time, FCC will regulate the unlocking process itself.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Monday, November 18th, 2013. 2:50

Apple to Use iBeacon in Retail Stores to Assist with Sales



The company from Cupertino will start using iBeacon technology in the Apple Retail Stores across the USA to assist with sales and various services. For those who don’t know, iBeacon is a kind of indoor positioning system based on Bluetooth. It consists of transmitters that are capable of detecting nearby iOS 7 devices and notifying of their presence.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Monday, November 18th, 2013. 2:30

Apple Continues to Cut Production of Plastic iPhone 5c



According to the latest report published on a Chinese site C Technology (via MacRumors), Apple continues to cut the production of the plastic iPhone 5c. As you probably know, the new colorful gadget turned out to be a failure for the company from Cupertino - its sales are poor not only in the USA, but also all over the world. Interesting fact: while Apple is experiencing iPhone 5s supply constraints, iPhone 5c can be purchased and picked up from almost any store worldwide at any time.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Saturday, November 16th, 2013. 22:01

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

Android Tablet Revenue Overtakes Apple's iPad Revenue For First Time Ever



For the first time ever, total revenue from all Android tablets (combined) has exceeded that of Apple’s iPad. According to IDC latest press release and Morgan Stanley’s Katy Huberty announcement,


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Saturday, November 16th, 2013. 21:41

iOS 7.0.4 is Safe for 7.x Users Waiting for a Jailbreak



Famous hacker MuscleNerd has confirmed that iOS 7.0.4 is safe to update to for users who wait iOS 7 jailbreak and are already on iOS 7.

Those at 7.x waiting for JB, maybe treat 7.0.4 as exercise in restraint. Won’t affect JB if you slip up, but test your ability to avoid it!

…but for those enjoying the 6.x JB, avoid 7.0.4 . There’s no going back (always worth saying that for sake of JB newbies)

The last update we received about the possibility of iOS 7 jailbreak was in early October when Planetbeing tweeted, "We're still working hard on the jailbreak. May have all the pieces at this point (but not certain yet)."




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Friday, November 15th, 2013. 19:54

Apple releases iOS 7.0.4 & iOS 6.1.5 with FaceTime bug fix



Apple has released iOS 7.0.4 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The update is a bug fix release with improvements. Apple notes that the update includes a fix for FaceTime calls that could fail for some users. The update is available over-the-air via the Software Update section in the iOS Settings app.

Apple has also released iOS 6.1.5 for fourth-generation iPod touch users. That iOS 6 update is designed to fix the FaceTime bug on the non-iOS 7 capable iPod touch.

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iPad mini With Retina Display Now Available for Personal Pickup in Several Apple Retail Stores



iPad mini with Retina display is now available for Personal Pickup in several stores across the USA, iDownLoadBlog reports. However, these are only Wi-Fi models that can be picked up from the store the same day you make an order.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013. 18:36

Shipping Estimates for iPhone 5s Have Changed to 1-2 Weeks



Shipping estimates for iPhone 5s have changed to 1-2 weeks. That means that the company continues to increase production of its flagship device and makes everything possible to ship the required number of units to customers as soon as possible.


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Tuesday, November 12th, 2013. 23:18

Apple Files Patent for "Touch-Sensitive Depressible Button"



U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published another Apple’s patent application on Tuesday. This time it’s a some kind of touch sensitive button that is capable of detecting multiple levels of pressure. The U.S. Patent No. 8,581,870 is entitled "Touch-sensitive button with two levels".

Here’s what AppleInsider writes:


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013. 23:08