Apple Claims It Created Over 514,000 Jobs for U.S. Workers

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On Friday, Apple published a new page on their website mentioning that the company created or supported over 500,000 U.S. jobs through its business. The exact number of jobs used by Apple was 514,000 jobs, which they divided into two groups: 304,000 jobs directly tied to Apple and its business … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s iPhone / iPad App Store About to Hit 25 billion Downloads

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Apple has posted a new page on their website, counting down to a total of 25 billion App Store downloads since its introduction in 2008 with iOS 2. The user who downloads the 25 billionth app or who submits an entry form during that time will win a $10,000 Apple … Read the Full Story →

This Week in iPhone / iPad Jailbreak! – Cydia Tweaks

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It’s been another busy week in the iPhone / iPad Jailbreak scene as some great new tweaks have been made available via Cydia. Cydia is the App Store for the Jailbreak community and if your Jailbroken you are probably already familiar with it as it’s the only thing that is … Read the Full Story →

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Hires Former Xbox Live Marketing Executive to Push iPhone / iPad Gaming

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Following the release of Apple’s iPhone in 2007, Apple Inc. (AAPL) experienced heavy adoption of its first smartphone, leading to the release of the second generation phone. After initial support for web apps AAPL also announced the App Store, which revolutionized the landscape of gaming on mobile devices. Many third-party … Read the Full Story →

Microsoft to Bring Xbox Live App to Apple’s iPhone and iPad

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Microsoft, although having a string of failures in the smart phone market, has gained a large market percentage in video games with its Xbox 360 and Xbox Live services. On Wednesday, in a statement published by Forbes, it was revealed that Microsoft is now looking to bring its Xbox Live … Read the Full Story →

Time Warner Cable Expands iOS App to Include iPhone and iPod touch

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Time Warner Cable, one of the largest cable service providers in the United States introduced its iPad app last year. The TWC TV app allowed subscribers of Time Warner Cable’s service to control their DVR via the app and even allowed customers to watch live television through the app, as … Read the Full Story →

Showtime Releases ‘Showtime Anytime’ App For Streaming TV Shows on iPad

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Streaming abilities on the iPad have increased over the past few months with many cable providers such as Time Warner Cable and Verizon FIOS allowing customers to download specific applications for their iOS devices and stream shows. Currently, some of the top applications include TBS, ABC, and HBO’s GO application. … Read the Full Story →

Best Games of 2011 for iPhone and iPad

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2011 seems like a distant memory already but we shouldn’t forget that it gave us some of the best iPhone, iPad and universal games that we’ve seen. It’s been difficult to narrow the list down to just 10 but after reviewing which of the games are still on my iPhone … Read the Full Story →

Apple Approves ‘GameStore’ App Accidentally and then Pulls it From App Store

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On Sunday, Apple approved an app, titled GameStore, with an icon of what appeared to be a shopping cart in the far left corner. Screen shots for the app didn’t reveal much information. Two German sites, Flo’s Weblog (Google translation) and iFun.de (Google translation) posted images and a link to the app. The app … Read the Full Story →

iOS Developers Experience Boost in Sales During Christmas

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The holiday season sends iOS Developers scrambling each year in order to finish up their apps for submission before Apple stops accepting new submissions for the year. However, over the last three years, its become obvious that during this time, app developers experience much higher sales. This could be due to … Read the Full Story →

Google+ App for iPhone and iPad Coming Soon to Apple’s App Store

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Google employee Erica Joy recently revealed that Google has officially submitted the Google+ application to Apple’s App Store and is awaiting approval. Joy also went on to mention that the app will be available for both, iPhone and iPad. For my iPhone using friends: the Google+ iPhone app has been … Read the Full Story →

Apple Issuing Refunds for ‘Final Cut Pro X’

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Apple has begun issuing refunds on it’s Final Cut Pro X software bundle which is currently available in the Mac App Store according to EOSHD.com. Coming close on the heels of reports about the company offering 7 days trial in the Taiwan App Store, Apple is beginning to issue refunds … Read the Full Story →

Hulu Updates iPad App Follows Apple’s New In-app Purchase Rules

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Hulu recently updated its hugely popular iPad app called Hulu Plus in order to comply with Apple’s latest in-app purchase rules. The update simply removes the external link to Hulu’s main website where new users can sign up for a paid service. Apple has updated its in-app purchase rules twice … Read the Full Story →

Best Buy to Offer $100 Gift Card to Match Apple’s ‘Back to School’ Promo

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Best Buy recently announced that they will match Apple’s $100 App Store credit for the ‘Back to School’ promotion with its own $100 gift card. Apple announced their annual Back to School promo only last week and replaced the typical iPod touch giveaway with a $100 App Store credit. Many … Read the Full Story →