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iPhone sales get China Mobile boost as iPad stutters

by Kenny Hemphill on 23 April 2014 in News

Apple has just reported its financial results for the the January to March quarter and it’s pretty pleased with them. The headline number is iPhone sales, which rose to 43.7m, an increase of 17% on last year. While Wall Street analysts had expected a jump following the deal with China Mobile, actual sales were ahead [...]

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Apple marks Earth Day with swipe at Samsung as it displays green cred

by Kenny Hemphill on 22 April 2014 in News

Apple has marked Earth Day with a full-page advert in some UK newspapers in which it takes a playful swipe at Samsung with the headline ‘There are some ideas we want you to copy.’ Those ideas all relate to measures Apple has taken to reduce its impact on the environment. The advert features an image [...]

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Google and Apple fight to woo developers for app exclusivity

by Kenny Hemphill on 21 April 2014 in News

Ever wondered how a particular app finds itself in that coveted Editor’s Choice slot on the App Store? A report in the Wall Street Journal may have at least part of the answer. According to the WSJ, Apple and Google are fighting to persuade developers of high-profile apps to put them on iOS and Android [...]

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Apple TV first-generation users cut off from iTunes content

by Adam Banks on 18 April 2014 in News

Users across the world are reporting a loss of access to the iTunes Store on their first-generation Apple TV units. While a few have said a restart fixed the problem, most of those discussing the problem on Apple’s support forums have found no solution. Many are speculating that Apple has deliberately disabled iTunes connectivity for [...]

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Facebook’s version of Find My Friends launches as Nearby Friends

by Kenny Hemphill on 18 April 2014 in News

Facebook has announced a new feature which will allow users who opt in to find Friends in nearby locations, in a similar manner to Apple’s Find My Friends. In a press release, Facebook explained: If you turn on Nearby Friends, you’ll occasionally be notified when friends are nearby, so you can get in touch with [...]

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Wireless industry commits to iOS-style anti-theft measures

by Kenny Hemphill on 16 April 2014 in News

Several manufacturers of mobile phones and tablets, including Apple, as well as the networks which carry data have made a commitment to introduce anti-theft measures by the middle of next year, according to Re/code.

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