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Apple reveals screen resolutions of Apple Watch displays

Apple revealed screen resolutions of its upcoming Apple Watch timepieces to software developers in the WatchKit SDK [software development kit] that was released this week as part of the iOS 8.2 SDK beta. Both 38mm and 42mm versions of the company’s smart-watches will feature retina-class displays, but with different resolutions. …

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iOS drops the ‘FREE’ icon on F2P apps

Apple’s iOS App Store will no longer advertise ‘free to play’ or ‘freemium’ apps as free, instead these applications will now have a ‘+ GET’ icon beside them, giving users a better warning that an app likely has a heavy focus on micro-transactions. Apps such as Angry Birds, Candy Crush …

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Apple delays certain shipments of iMac 27” with retina 5K display

Apple experiences challenges fulfilling orders for its iMac 27” all-in-one desktops with 5K retina-class displays. Orders placed online right now will take weeks to be dispatched and some customers in the U.S. are notified about unexpected delays. Readers of 9-to-5Mac web-site complain that Apple has informed them that delivery of …

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Nokia announces N1 Android tablet

The future of Nokia has been uncertain for a while now but it looks like the company is still kicking around as it has just announced the N1 tablet, one of the first devices to use a reversible USB-Type C connector. Reversible USB cable specifications were first settled on back …

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iOS 8 now installed on 56% of iPhones and iPads

After a few updates and plenty of bug fixes, iOS 8 adoption is finally on the rise. Adoption has crawled to a halt back in September after it was revealed that the latest mobile OS from Apple was causing far too many problems such as bad WiFi reception, loss of …

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iOS Handsets and OS X PCs vulnerable to new malware

The old mantra for MAC and iOS systems, was that they couldn’t get viruses. That was never true, but it was certainly the reality for most users when the world and his dog didn’t have an iPhone. Today though, with Apple based operating systems in hundreds of millions of devices, …

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Apple Watch to launch in Spring 2015

The Apple Watch will be arriving a bit later than expected, the wearable was originally expected during the first quarter of 2015, possibly even as early as January but it looks like the product launch has slipped a bit. According to a leaked message to Apple Store retail employees, the …

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Tim Cook: Apple Watch will need to be charged daily

Apple continues to be extremely tight-lipped about its upcoming Watch timepiece, even though the product has been formally introduced and is about three months away from mass availability. Fortunately, the company lets at least some details out. One of the key concerns about wearable electronics in general is battery life. Since …

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Apple confirms that it will never make a budget iPhone

Leading up to the launch of the iPhone 5c, rumors were circulating that this would be Apple’s first cheap alternative to the flagship iPhone. However, the plastic backed device turned out to still be fairly expensive and as a result, it didn’t sell very well at all, at least at first. Now …

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Apple to merge Beats Music with iTunes next year

Earlier this year, Apple acquired Beats Electronics for $3 billion and ever since then, onlookers have been left to wonder what Apple’s plans for the company are. However, it looks like the company may finally put its acquisition to use by merging the Beats Music streaming service with iTunes. It …

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Vintage Apple I computer sells for $905,000

A British auction house has managed to sell a rare Apple I computer for $905,000, almost double the $500,000 it was expected to go for. The winning bid came from the Henry Ford Museum, which said that it will put the 1970s era machine on display for the public. Museum …

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Apple won’t be disclosing Apple Watch sales figures

A lot of market analysts are eager to see how many Apple Watch timepieces will be sold in the first quarter of availability and onwards. In a surprising move, Apple announced it is not going to reveal exact sales numbers of its Watch devices, at least early in their lifecycle. …

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Apple makes 64-bit support mandatory for iOS apps

Although Apple has offered smartphones and tablets with 64-bit application processors for well over a year now, many programs remained 32-bit and could not take advantage of the new system-on-chips. This is going to change in the coming months, as Apple wants all software developers to include 64-bit support in …

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Apple sells record amount of Macintosh personal computers

Apple on Tuesday revealed that sales of its Mac personal computers set all time record in the fiscal 2014 fourth quarter ended September 27, 2014. The company noted that the most popular Macintosh personal computers were the MacBook Air and the MacBook Pro laptops. “We established an all-time quarterly record …

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Apple CEO speaks out on iPad’s continued lack of sales growth

Apple had its quarterly earnings call last night, showing growth in the iPhone and Mac markets, the company also earned $42.1 billion in revenue and $8.5 billion in profit. However, unfortunately for Apple, while the iPads are still selling, they aren’t showing any growth, something that Tim Cook has to …

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Apple Watch to grab 35% of wearables market in 2015

Many analysts expect the market of wearable computing devices to grow significantly next year after Apple launches its Watch. The stylish timepiece will allow the company to grab a significant share on the market of wearables. Still, the Android operating system (in different forms) will continue to almost dominate the …

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Apple reveals 5K display iMac and new Mac Mini

Apple is finally pushing out its OS X Yosemite update to the public, featuring better power optimizations and major updates to all first party apps, including Safari, iTunes and the iWorks suite. A new version of OS X also means a new line of Macs, here is what Apple has in …

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