Archive | August 2nd, 2011

Apple gets creative with iCloud error messages [Photos]

2. August 2011

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By Josh Rosenthall: Apple’s iCloud beta website is now live and, for the time being, only available to users with Apple developer accounts. In the meantime, some of the error iCloud messages have a little bit of spunk to em’ and are worth sharing. First up, iCloud goes nerdy and picks up a mug of […]

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Carriers testing iPhone 5 in sealed boxes – Report

2. August 2011

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With conflicting reports over the iPhone 5 release date in full effect, we get some interesting news from the Guardian which writes that Apple’s next-gen iPhone is already en route to carriers for testing, albeit in sealed boxes, and that we can look forward to seeing the device hit stores this coming September. “My carrier […]

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Pricing structure for additional iCloud storage is competitive

2. August 2011

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Users signing up for Apple’s upcoming iCloud service will be able to take advantage of up to 5GB worth of free storage. From music and documents to photos and movies, iCloud aims to be a user’s digital locker in the sky. Yesterday, and in conjunction with the launch of iCloud.com for developers, Apple issued its […]

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Analyst: iPhone 5 update will be “bigger than expected”

2. August 2011

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It’s that time of year, folks. iPhone rumors are sprouting up daily, with the most recent incarnation being an investor note from Sternee Agee analyst Shaw Wu who writes that the iPhone 5 update will be “bigger than expected.” Wu notes that Apple’s next-gen iPhone will sport a larger display, a dual core processor, and […]

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ITC agrees to investigate Apple’s claims against Samsung

2. August 2011

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The International Trade Commission (ITC) today agreed to investigate Apple’s claims that Samsung’s lineup of Galaxy smartphones and tablets infringe on Apple’s lineup of iOS products. The ITC press release reads: The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has voted to institute an investigation of certain electronic digital media devices and components thereof. The products at […]

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Steve Jobs still heavily involved at Apple, but micromanaging less

2. August 2011

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When Steve Jobs most recently took a leave of absence from Apple about six months ago, investors and Apple fans alike were left to wonder how involved Jobs would remain while tending to personal health issues. With COO Tim Cook dutifully filling in for Jobs, Apple has stayed the course as it continues to release […]

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Android defense? Google purchases 1,030 patents from IBM

2. August 2011

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When it comes to Intellectual Property, Google often tends to speak out of both sides of its mouth. It favors innovation and a few of its executives have even publicly lambasted the US patent system, but all the while, Google’s very existence and continued success is based on an ever-so-important patent for its search algorithm. […]

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App developers in Germany barred from submitting apps to Amazon on account of Apple lawsuit

2. August 2011

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Apple back in May sued Amazon for trademark infringement, alleging that the “Amazon’s App Store” was too similar in name to Apple’s own iTunes app store. Amazon, not backing down, countered that the ‘app store’ designation is too generic to warrant trademark protection. Meanwhile, Microsoft, on its own accord, has challenged Apple’s ‘app store’ trademark […]

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Study claims IE users have lower IQs than Firefox, Chrome, and Safari users

2. August 2011

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A recent study from AptiQuant suggests that people who use Internet Explorer as their web browser are likely to have a lower IQ than those who use Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. A Vancouver based Psychometric Consulting company, AptiQuant, has released a report on a trial it conducted to measure the effects of cognitive ability on […]

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Apple issues AppleTV update support for Vimeo and TV show streaming

2. August 2011

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Apple earlier this morning issued a firmware update for the AppleTV that lets users stream TV content already purchased via iTunes in addition to including support for Vimeo. TV show purchases – ┬áPurchase TV shows on Apple TV. Shows purchased on Apple TV can be re-downloaded on other iOS devices. Shows purchased on other iOS […]

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