iOS 6.1.2 Adoption At 35% in Under a Week, Downloaded More than Any Version of iOS

iOS 6 version distribution

Apple released iOS 6.1.2 last week and addressed a Exchange Calendar bug that caused more activity on a wireless network, which in turn, caused the battery to drain faster. It now appears that the bugs were more widespread than previously assumed, with ad network Chitika posting data that suggests that the iOS 6.1.2 adoption rate hit 35% in under a … Read More

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Apple’s New iPad TV Ad ‘Hollywood’

Apple iPad TV Ad Hollywood

During the Academy Awards on Sunday night, Apple aired a new iPad TV ad called, ‘Hollywood’. The new ad focuses entirely on movies, movie production, and also shows clips from popular American movies such as Back to the Future, Apollo 13, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. ‘Hollywood’ is structured the same way as the last set of ads … Read More

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Staples Officially Selling Apple Accessories in US Online Store, Including Apple TV and Smart Covers

Staples Apple Accessories Sale

Staples, the Framingham, Massachusetts based office supply chain store is now adding a number of new products to their store sales, something other than office supplies. After rumors last month that Staples was looking to sell Apple products, the chain has officially begun carrying Apple accessories in their US online store. Some of the accessories include Smart Covers for the … Read More

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Another Lock Screen Bypass Bug Discovered in iOS 6.1

iPhone lockscreen bug

Apple released the second beta of iOS 6.1.3 to developers late last week to address a passcode lock bug that plagued many user’s iOS devices. Now, the issue is once again surfacing after a second lock screen bypass bug was discovered in iOS 6.1. The bug gives access to basic information such as contacts and photos, however, gives more information … Read More

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Google Announces Updated Maps for iOS SDK, Allows Developers to Replace Apple’s Maps App

Google Maps iPhone

Google appears to be getting back at Apple for introducing its own Maps application and removing Google’s data from the iPhone. Following major issues with Apple’s Maps application for iOS, Google introduced its own application for the iPhone. Now, Google has updated the Maps for iOS SDK, which allows developers to replace Apple’s Maps app in their own apps. Google … Read More

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iPad 5 Case Shows Slimmer Design, Relocated Mic, Consistent with iPad Mini Design

iPad 5 Case - Touch Reviews

Rumors about Apple working on an iPad 5 with an iPad mini style design have been on the web for several weeks now. However, images of a purported iPad 5 case, based off of recent rumors suggests that the updated version of the current 9.7” tablet will carry a slimmer and lighter profile as well as a thinner bezel. The … Read More

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LG Competes with Apple’s Panorama Feature and TV Ad With a New Ad For Its Optimus G Pro

Optimus G Pro Panorama TV ad

Apple has been receiving stiff competition from companies such as Samsung, which quickly moved up in the market following its release of Galaxy S devices and anti-Apple advertising. Now, it seems that another company is gearing up to do the same thing, perhaps, after seeing it become a success with Samsung. A new ad from LG highlights OPtimus G Pro’s … Read More

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Apple Releases iOS 6.1.3 Beta 2 to Developers, Addresses Passcode Lock Bug

iOS 6-1-3 Beta 2 Passcode Lock Bug fix

Earlier this week, Apple released iOS 6.1.2 which addressed an Exchange Calendar issue. Apple recently released a beta for iOS 6.1.3 which did not address a Passcode lock bug which has been plaguing users for some time. According to 9to5Mac, Apple released the second beta of iOS 6.1.3, addressing the passcode lock bug. After several iOS updates which addressed issues … Read More

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Apple Releases iOS 6.1.2, Fixes Exchange Calendar Bug

iOS 6-1-2

On Tuesday, Apple released iOS 6.1.2 to the public after initially releasing a beta to developers. The update addresses the Exchange Calendar bug that causes more acitivity on a wireless network, which causes the battery to drain faster. Fixes and Exchange calendar bug that could result in increased network activity and reduced battery life. Although initial reports mentioned that the … Read More

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China Expected to Hit 246 Million iOS and Android Devices This Month

China Worlds Largest Smart Device Market

China is quickly becoming the focal point of the smartphone market, with the country slated to surpass the United States and become the world’s largest smart device market in the world. According to mobile analytics platform, Flurry, China has the most active Android and iOS tablets and smartphones. China has been in close competition with the United States since last … Read More

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Next Gen iPad Mini With a Retina Display Expected to Cost $12 More Per Unit

second gen iPad mini teardown

Rumors of an next gen iPad mini have been on the web for several weeks now, and many reports are suggesting that the new device would include a Retina Display as one of the many new features. However, according to market researchers, the inclusion of a Retina Display would bump the price of the second gen iPad mini by up … Read More

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Apple TV Officially Launches in India Following iTunes Store Launch

AppleTV India

Last December, Apple launched the iTunes Store for music and movies in 56 new countries, including India and has now officially launched the Apple TV. According to BGR, Apple is now selling the Apple TV in India for Rs 8,295 including taxes, which comes out to about $153 USD. During the holiday season, Apple CEO Tim Cook noted that the … Read More

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Apple Airs Two New iPad TV Ads, ‘Alive’ and ‘Together’

iPad TV Ads

Apple has launched new TV ad campaigns, focusing on the App Store and the range of apps offered for iOS devices. On Sunday, Apple aired two new TV ads for its iPad and iPad mini, called ‘Alive’ and ‘Together’, highlighting the over 300,000 apps available for the device. The ads, both of which had a similar theme, showed a number … Read More

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Apple to Release iOS 6.1.2 to Address Passcode and Exchange Bugs

iPhone Passcode

According to German site, iPhone-Ticker, Apple is planning to release iOS 6.1.2 as early as next week. This comes only a few days after the Cupertino, California based company released iOS 6.1.1 to the public, which addressed 3G issues on the iPhone 4S. iOS 6.1.1 only addressed the 3G issue, so it is likely that the other features noted on … Read More

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Apple Tweaks In-Ear Headphones, Releases Shorter 0.5 Meter Lightning to USB Cable

Lightning to USB cable

Apple appears to be not only synchronizing all of its products, but is also doing so with the accessories for these products. On Thursday, Apple released a shorter 0.5 meter Lightning to USB cable for all of its updated iOS devices, including the current iPhone 5, fifth generation iPod Touch, iPod Nano, iPad mini, and 4th generation iPad. This is … Read More

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