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iWork for iCloud is Now Available for All Users





Those who use iCloud.com - not only the Apple developers - can now try the new iWork for iCloud beta. All you need to do to take a look at Google Docs and Office 365 main rival is to sign in to your iCloud account. Pages, Numbers and Keynote are the three apps the new cloud-based office suite can boast of.


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Apple Starts Showing Mac Pro Teaser in Movie Theaters across the USA



Apple has begun showing an upcoming Mac Pro teaser in movie theaters across the USA. In the short clip we can see the new Mac from multiple angles, so this is probably the same video that was first shown to developers at WWDC.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, August 18th, 2013. 18:37

Apple Asks Developers to Classify Their Apps by Age Range



Apple has reportedly asked the developers that are working on the applications for children under 11 years of age to classify their products in one of three age ranges: ages 5 and under, ages 6-8 and ages 9-11. Such classification will surely help parents to choose the appropriate content for their children after the special "Kids" category appears on App Store this fall.


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Saturday, August 17th, 2013. 19:41

Delays in supply chain to slow iPhone 5S release



According to Digitimes, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is delaying with components supply. Therefore, the launch of the iPhone 5S may be put off and Apple might ship “only 3-4 million units in the third quarter of 2013 compared to 10 million units as originally planned”. It should be noted that a similar report, only lacking exact figures and specifics, was published on July 15th. Besides it is not the first time  Apple CEO Tim Cook admits that the plans of Cupertino company may be put off due to delays in supply-chains.

Mass production of the fingerprint sensors was originally scheduled to begin in May at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and then to be packaged at Xintec, a TSMC subsidiary, the sources indicated. However, the production of the sensors has been delayed due to issues related to integration between iOS 7 and fingerprint chips, as well as a low yield rate at packaging firm Xintec, the sources revealed.

An engineering team composed of engineers from Apple and TSMC has been dispatched to Xintec recently to help ramp up the yield rate for the packaging of fingerprint sensors, revealed the sources, adding that the supply chain will be able to start volume production of fingerprint chips at the end of August.


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Written by Lizzen

Monday, August 12th, 2013. 16:19

Intel will supply Apple with processors for MacBook Pro



SemiAccurate says that Intel will become Apple's supplier of ultra-high performance version of its Haswell for the coming MacBook Pros. According to the report, the chips will boast a special version of Intel's highest-end GT3e (Iris Pro 5200) integrated graphics.
It was Apple that requested a special top bin cream-of-the-crop GT3e selection from Intel, with "as much GPU power as possible." Now when most of the top chips are bought by Apple, much less will remain for Intel's other customers.


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Written by Lizzen

Monday, July 29th, 2013. 1:45

Apple’s Q3 2013 Earnings Report



Apple’s Senior vice president and Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer shared some interesting information about the company’s Q3 results yesterday. According to his report, we can easily trace the iTunes App Store growth. Apart from that, there are more than 320 million iCloud accounts now - that's 20 million more since WWDC in June.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013. 18:14

Apple's New Microsoft 365 and Google Docs Rival



Rejoice all those who don’t like neither Google Docs, nor Microsoft Office 365 as a few days ago their new rival was born. Announced in June at WWDC, this rival is a purely new cloud-based iWork version. Well, actually, this is still only a beta and at the moment it is available only for Apple developers. However, what that means is that the relatively short-term Google-Microsoft domination in the sphere of cloud editing tools might be soon over.

Here’s the link for the developers that haven’t yet tried the new product and some screenshots for people that don’t have a developer account. Take a look at those photos.


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Apple Launches Online Store for Russia



Apple today launched its online store in Russia. The move had been expected for quite some time. Reports from last year revealed that the Apple had registered a new company in Russia with intentions to launch direct sales in the country.

In order to expand into Russian territory, Apple as registered a company called Apple Rus and assigned Vitaly Morozk, the company's local legal advisor as its director general. It is alleged that Apple executives travelled to Moscow in 2011 to find premises for an Apple store but did not find anything suitable. Apple opened the iTunes Store online in 2009.

It's unclear when or whether the company intends to open any physical Apple Retail Stores in the country.




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Voice Memos App Will Return to iOS 7 [Image]



According to Apple's release notes for the iOS 7 beta, the absence of the Voice Memos app is a known issue indicating that the app will return in future betas.

Voice Memos
Known Issues
● The VoiceMemos app is not available in this seed.

An image from a WWDC developer session shows an iOS 7 Springboard with the Voice Memos app present:




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Thursday, June 20th, 2013. 15:40

Leaked photo of iPhone Gaming Controller from Logitech



A leaked photo of an upcoming Logitech game controller for the iPhone 5 has been posted online by Kotaku.

Can't tell you who gave it to us or where it was seen, but we can vouch for this image's authenticity. The controller is large enough to fit an iPhone 5. When iOS 7 introduces third-party controller support in the fall we'll see this thing, plus a bunch of others, probably. Apple evidently won't be making its own.


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Monday, June 17th, 2013. 19:17

New ad: ‘Designed by Apple in California’



Apple executives on several occasions during the just-finished WWDC keynote made note of both the fact that the new Mac Pro is being built in the United States and that the redesigned iOS 7 software and other apps are being conceived, designed and implemented by its team of engineers in California.

In fact, Apple’s been proudly putting stickers on its products saying ‘Designed by Apple in California’ for years and has now even made a compelling new ad which focuses in its California design roots.

Let's watch:


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Tuesday, June 11th, 2013. 1:20

Watch the Full WWDC 2013 Keynote Here [Video]



Mac OS X Mavericks, iOS 7, Haswell-equipped MacBook Airs, new Mac Pro sneak peeks, videos of retail store openings. All of the above were showcased in this year's Apple WWDC keynote.

If you have not seen it live Apple posted video recording for you here.




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Tuesday, June 11th, 2013. 0:39

Apple Will Live Stream Live Video from WWDC 2013 Event



 

Apple fans around the world will be able to watch live video from WWDC 2013.

Apple pushed out a WWDC app for Apple TVs in order to view the stream for the keynote! Apple has also announced it will stream the keynote on its website for desktops and iOS devices here.

Live Streaming video requires Safari 4 or later on Mac OS X v10.6 or later; Safari on iOS 4.2 or later. Streaming via Apple TV requires second- or third-generation Apple TV with software 5.0.2 or later.

The HD stream will kick off today at 10AM Pacific time.




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Monday, June 10th, 2013. 17:02

Apple Starts Prepping Moscone West for WWDC 2013



Apple has starting putting up banners at Moscone West in San Francisco in preparation for WWDC 2013. It's expected that Apple will unveil new MacBook Airs, MacBook Pros, iOS 7, and the future of OS X at the its keynote on June 10th.

Here are some photos posted by 9to5Mac.

 

 




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Wednesday, June 5th, 2013. 16:20

iPad 5 will probably look like a big iPad Mini



A photo of the glass front panel for the iPad 5 has allegedly leaked online, reports Apple.pro. The image was posted to photobucket by hihiapple.

As expected the panel features a bezel similar to the iPad mini with narrow sides. Recently a video was leaked (see below) showing several cases supposedly manufactured for the iPad 5. Those also featured the same design.

The Loop's Jim Dalrymple has posted his thoughts on WWDC repeatedly stating that Apple will not announce a new iPhone or iPad at the event; however, some are still hoping that Apple could surprise us.


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Friday, May 31st, 2013. 18:39