iOS 6 Beta 4 Available for Download, Removes Native YouTube App

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Apple recently released iOS 6 Beta 4 to developers, adding several new features in settings and to existing apps. Following the release, the developer community began to notice a major change in the update, noting that the dedicated YouTube app on iOS was no longer included. The YouTube app has been a part of iOS since 2007 and was introduced … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Makes Hulu Plus Available on Apple TV

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Hulu Plus, the popular streaming television service was introduced a little more than two years ago, making primetime television shows from popular US channels available for streaming on a number of mobile devices, including game systems and Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. On Tuesday, the streaming giant brought their service over to the Apple TV, for users … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) New Barcelona Retail Store In Photos

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We recently reported that Apple Inc. (AAPL) was opening their new Barcelona Retail Store on Saturday at 10:00AM. The wall outside of the Passeig de Gràcia store consists of Gaudi-influenced design, with iOS icons arranged to resemble the modernista style of the popular Catalan architect. On Thursday, Cult of Mac was given access to take photos of the interior of … Read More

Apple Updates iOS Podcasts App With Minor Bug Fixes

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Late last month, Apple introduced a standalone Podcasts app, pulling the service out of the Music app on iOS and building a new UI around it. However, soon after release, it became apparent that the app was ridden with numerous bugs as with any introduction of a new user interface or application. On Wednesday, the Cupertino company addressed these issues … Read More

Apple’s iOS 6 Beta 3 Brings iCloud.com Email Addresses

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Apple recently released iOS 6 beta 3 and alongside it also introduced iCloud.com email addresses for accounts currently using iCloud. Currently any users who have a email account with Apple under iCloud still have the me.com suffix on their email address. Apple discontinued MobileMe, the cloud service prior to iCloud and integrated in the emails as well as contacts and … Read More

Amazing Alex Review – Rovio Keeps the Winning Formula with Amazing Alex

Amazing Alex

When your catalog consists of some of the biggest, most popular and dominating titles in mobile gaming you could be forgiven for resting on your laurels and continue to milk that money cow. That’s not the case for Rovio Entertainment Ltd., the makers of the Angry Birds series who have released Amazing Alex for iPhone and iPad into the App … Read More

Apple Adds New ‘Food & Drink’ Category on App Store

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Earlier this month, MacStories reported that Apple was setting up to add a new ‘Food & Drink’ app category to the App Store. The site mentioned that existing iOS developers were alerted by Apple that such as category was going to be added. According to Apple, the new category will include “apps that help users cook and bake, mix drinks, … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Withdraws Its Products from EPEAT Certification

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) products have been evaluated by the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) for many years now, and a number of their products introduced were rated EPEAT Gold for staying in accordance with green practices. On Friday, AAPL notified EPEAT that they will be withdrawing their products from environmental rating because of design constraints. In an interview with … Read More

Amazon Planning Phone to Compete with Apple’s iPhone in Smartphone Market

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Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) and Apple Inc. (AAPL) have been competing in the ereader and tablet market for over a year now, since the iPad was introduced. On Friday, a report from Bloomberg mentioned that Amazon is now looking to introduce its own smartphone to take on the iPhone and some of the leading Android devices in the market. A smartphone … Read More

Best Buy’s ‘Solution Central’ to Mirror Apple’s Genius Bar Design

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Apple’s Retail stores are a window of the company to its customers, and a large part of the store’s atmosphere are the Genius’ and the Genius Bar. The efficient setup allows employees to easily help customers and form an orderly process to address issues that customers face with their products. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Best … Read More

CSR Racing for iPhone and iPad – Quick Look

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A new racing game has hit the App Store this week from NaturalMotion who already have the popular Backbreaker range of games under their belts. CSR Racing for iPhone and iPad has two distinct differences from many other racing games in the App Store. Firstly, the racing in question is city street drag racing where you pot your wits against … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) SVP of Hardware Engineering, Bob Mansfield to Retire

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) has been undergoing a number of changes in the past year, from Tim Cook taking over as CEO, the passing of Steve Jobs, and Ron Johnson leaving the company’s retail team. In a press release on Thursday, Apple announced that their SVP of Hardware Engineering, Bob Mansfield is retiring and will be leaving the company. Bob has … Read More

iOS 6 Maps Reportedly Getting Yelp Check-In Feature

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During Apple’s annual WWDC conference, SVP of iOS Software, Scott Forstall showed off some of the over 200 features in the upcoming version of iOS 6. One of the key parts of the event was the redesigned version of the company’s Maps application, available on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. With the elimination of Google maps services on the … Read More

iCoverSkin for iPad: Adds Personality, Style and Protection to your iPad

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Back in April we reviewed a couple of skins for the iPhone from iCoverSkin.com and were impressed how it looked, felt and the choices you had while purchasing the skins. Well now we’ve got our hands on a Brushed Blue skin from iCoverSkin.com for the new iPad which will set you back $29.99, unless you win one in the compitition … Read More