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OS X 10.9 Mavericks Now Running on Over 40% of Active Macs

Posted on 27/03/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Mac owners are upgrading to Apple’s OS X 10.9 at an increasing rate, with one report noting the latest OS is running on over 40% of active Macs. The rate of adoption far outpaces the operating system’s predecessor, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.

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Russian Government Replaces iPads With Samsung Tablets

Posted on 27/03/2014 by Chris Hauk

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A new report says Russian government officials have stopped using iPads for official business, opting instead to use devices from Samsung. The new devices are customized, secure tablets designed for use with confidential information.

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Take a Peek Inside the Room Where the Original iPhone Was Born

Posted on 26/03/2014 by Chris Hauk

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In what appears to be an effort to gain the high ground in the battle for the public’s hearts and minds just ahead of the upcoming patent battle between Apple and Samsung, the Cupertino firm is allowing details to slip out about the development of the original iPhone.

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Apple Planning to Make Emoji Character Set More Diverse

Posted on 26/03/2014 by Chris Hauk

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The world of emoji – the tiny icons that can be used in texts and emails to emote feelings and thoughts – has been pretty vanilla. Very few non-caucasian characters are included in the set. But now, an Apple spokeswoman says the company is working to change that.

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