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Retina iPad mini Teardown Reveals LG Display, A7, M7, Larger Battery

Posted on 13/11/2013 by Chris Hauk


Those wacky folks at iFixit are up to their teardown antics again, tearing down Apple’s iPad mini with Retina Display. They found a larger battery, which seemed to the major contributor to the device’s added thickness, an A7 processor, M7 motion co-processor, and of course, the dazzling Retina display, made by LG.


Apple Doubles the Number of App Promo Codes for Developers

Posted on 12/11/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Good news for the iOS app developers in our audience, as multiple developers on Twitter report that Apple has recently doubled the number of promo codes that developers can use to promote their apps to reviewers, family and friends.


Apple Kicks Off Philippines Typhoon Relief Effort Donations Program via iTunes

Posted on 12/11/2013 by Chris Hauk

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The Philippines were hit hard last Friday as Typhoon Haiyan made landfall, taking thousands of lives. The American Red Cross is, of course, on the scene and can use all the financial help it can get. Apple is joining companies and organizations from around the world in contributing to the relief efforts. As a part of that effort, Apple has enabled donations to the Red Cross via iTunes.


WSJ: Japan is Now Apple’s Hottest Market

Posted on 11/11/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple’s iPad and iPhone are pushing out traditionally strong Japanese device makers, as Japan rises to the top of Apple’s market growth charts, says a new report from The Wall Street Journal.


How To Control Automatic App Updates in iOS 7

Posted on 09/11/2013 by Chris Hauk


With iOS 7, Apple has introduced the concept of automatic updates. It’s a great feature, and in most cases it’s something you want to leave enabled. But did you know you can still control whether or not your iOS device installs the latest app updates? Here’s how.


How To Control Automatic Updates in OS X 10.9 Mavericks

Posted on 09/11/2013 by Chris Hauk


Let’s face it, not having to worry about checking for app and operating system updates is great. So, with that thought in mind Apple ported iOS 7’s automatic update function over to Mavericks? But what if you want to have some control over whether or not updates get automatically downloaded and/or installed. Here’s how to set your Mac’s update settings to what you’ll feel comfortable with.


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