Apple Updates Maps Application in Japan, with Bug Fixes and Enhancements

Apple Maps Japan

On Monday, Apple quietly updated the Maps application in Japan, releasing a number of bug fixes and enhancements to the app. Apple was expected to release these fixes in early February with iOS 6.1.1, however, released a number of iOS updates addressing Passcode lock bugs and iPhone 4S carrier issues. Japanese site, Macotakara first noted the update, which shows that … Read More

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iPhone 5S to feature Wireless Charging Claims New Report

iPhone 5S Wireless charging

According to a report from Digitimes, Apple is looking into bringing wireless charging to the iPhone 5S as early as this year. Samsung and Apple are both reportedly exploring the option as a standard in their devices, following other companies such as LG, HTC, and Nokia which are all part of the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC). The sources note that … Read More

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Nokia Files Brief in Support of Apple’s Court Battles Against Samsung Over Infringed Products

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According to Reuters, Nokia is now in support of Apple in its court battle against Samsung over a number of infringed products. Apple filed suit against Samsung to block the sale of products that were previously ruled as infringed. Nokia’s attorney Keith Broyles filed a brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals, claiming that Judge Lucy Koh was wrong in … Read More

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Obama Administration Supports Petition for Unlocking Mobile Phones and Tablets

Obama Administration Supports Petition for Unlocking Mobile Phones and Tablets

Earlier this year, a new law was passed in the United States that prevented owners of mobile phones from unlocking their devices and using it on another network without carrier authorization. The law also prevents users from taking unlocked phones abroad and using them on local carriers there. However, the law is now being protested by many users who believe … Read More

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Apple Updates iBooks with Better Asian Language Support, Paid Japanese Books

iBooks update

With Asia a major source of revenue for Apple, and its products becoming hugely popular in countries such as Japan and China it is not surprising that the company is releasing more of its online services in the region. On Tuesday, Apple updated the iBooks application with improved Asian language support on the books available in the iBooks store, and … Read More

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Apple’s ‘iWatch’ Reportedly Runs Full iOS, Issues with Battery Life in Prototypes

Apple iPod nano iWatch

With the web abuzz with rumors that Apple is working on a curved glass smartwatch being called the iWatch, it is no surprise that major news sources such as Bloomberg are also supporting claims and pegging the release for as early as this year. On Monday, a new report from The Verge was published with new details about Apple’s next major … Read More

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) #1 on Fortune’s ‘Most Admired Company’ For 6 Straight Years

Fortune Most Admired Company Apple

Apple Inc. (AAPL) continues to experience success, despite all of the negative press surrounding the company lately. AAPL has once again been listed as #1 on Fortune’s ‘Most Admired Company’, making this the sixth consecutive time that the company has held the title. Fortune bases the ranking on nine key categories: Innovation, People management, Use of corporate assets, Social responsibility, … Read More

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) to Launch Polycarbonate iPhone with 4.5 inch Display in 2014?

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According to Japanese site Macotakara, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is changing its original launch timeframe for a cheaper iPhone and is looking to introduce a polycarbonate iPhone with a 4.5 inch display. This would make the device slightly larger than the current 4 inch display on the iPhone 5. AAPL is expected to be working on two new iPhones, one which … Read More

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Apple Adds Movie Support to iTunes in the Cloud in 11 New European Countries

iTunes in the cloud

With Apple’s iTunes in the Cloud service in over 115 countries, the Cupertino, California based company is consistently looking to expand. On Wednesday, Apple added movie support to the iTunes in the Cloud service for 11 new European countries. The new countries include, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden. Users in these countries who … Read More

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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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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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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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