Apple Rolls Out Chinese Support Forum, Requests That Developers Localize Apps

Apple Chinese Support Communities forum

According to a report from AppleInsider, Apple is contacting developers through the iTunes Connect program, requesting that they localize their applications. This means that developers will update their apps with multiple languages and will also market applications and books as localized. By localizing apps, developers will be able to reach a number of different regions, because all text, titles and … Read More

Apple To Pay $53 Million in iPhone Warranty Settlement

Apple iPhone Warranty Settlement

After a number of lawsuits in San Francisco regarding the iPhone’s liquid sensor in the charging and headphone port. Apple has reportedly agreed to pay out $53 million in the settlement, after the company has been accused of not honoring the device’s one year standard warranty on the grounds that the liquid sensor had been activated. However, in these cases, … Read More

Verizon Increases iPhone Subsidy Wait Time to 24 Months

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With Apple’s iPhone 5S expected later this year, carriers are beginning to shift around their plans and smartphone upgrade structure to match the upcoming refresh. On Friday, Verizon reported that they will now be extending the wait time for an upgrade to 24 months, up from the current 20 months that was required. The company released details about the extension … Read More

Purported iPad 5 Screen Shows Thinner Bezel, Similiar to iPad Mini

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French site Noweherelse.fr released a report with images of a purported iPad 5 screen, which shows a thinner bezel, similar to the current iPad mini. Reports and mockups from earlier this year also showed a full sized iPad next to the iPad mini with a very similar. The new iPad 5 is also expected to use the same color scheme … Read More

T-Mobile Officially Launches iPhone 5, Releases TV Ad

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Late last month, T-Mobile announced that they would officially be carrying the iPhone, with the company also releasing a software update for users of unlocked iPhones, which added LTE and Visual Voicemail. Upon announcing that the company would carry the iPhone, the company also stated a release date of April 12th. On Friday, T-Mobile released the iPhone 5 across the … Read More

iPhone 5S to Include Larger Camera, New Fingerprint Technology, Same Screen Size?

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According to Topeka Capital markets analyst Brian White, Apple’s next iPhone, being called the iPhone 5S will include the same screen size as the current iPhone 5, a larger camera, and a new fingerprint sensor. Previously, White had reported that the iPhone would have multiple screen sizes similar to the range of Android devices. However, he is now reversing this … Read More

Ron Johnson Fired As CEO of JC Penney, Could Return to Apple

Ron Johnson

On Monday, Plano, Texas based, JC Penney fired Ron Johnson as their Chief Executive Officer, leaving the company with no replacement as of yet. Johnson took the job as CEO after resigning from Apple as the senior vice president of Retail Operation. Johnson was at Apple for over 12 years, helping to create the company’s iconic Apple Stores and the … Read More

5th Generation iPad Production to Begin in July / August Timeframe

5th Generation iPad

Rumors surrounding the 5th generation iPad have been around the web for several months now, with claims that the refreshed iPad would carry a design similar to the current iPad mini. On Tuesday, Digitimes reported that Apple will begin production of the 5th generation iPad during the July / August timeframe. This means that the 5th gen iPad release date … Read More

Apple Removes iOS App Discovery Application “App Gratis” for Violating Rules

App Gratis

Apple has removed iOS app “App Gratis” after it reportedly violated some of the App Store’s rules, specifically a new rule on the promotion of apps. The rule clearly stated that it forbids “apps that display apps other than your own for purchase or promotion in a manner similar to or confusing with the App Store.” Essentially, this means that … Read More

Unlocked iPhone 5 Receives LTE and Visual Voicemail on T-Mobile Via Carrier Update

T-Mobile iPhone 5

On Friday, T-Mobile USA released a carrier update, bringing LTE and visual voicemail to the unlocked iPhone 5. Customers who have an unlocked iPhone 5 will now be able to obtain these feature via the software update. The reason for T-Mobile releasing this update is because the carrier is officially carrying the iPhone 5, which uses the company’s LTE network. … Read More

Best Buy Lowers Price of iPad 3 by 30 Percent Ahead of New iPad Release Date

Best Buy Lowers Price of iPad 3

A number of retailers are lowering prices on Apple’s iPad lineup, suggesting a possible refresh in the near future. Apple is expected to announce the release date for a brand new iPad 5 with a design similar to the current iPad mini. The company is also expected to release an iPad mini with a Retina Display, among other features. On … Read More