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Apple Confirms: There are Now 300M iOS Devices Running iOS 6 or Later

Posted on 29/01/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Alongside the release of iOS 6.1 on Monday, Apple announced that there are now a massive 300 million iOS devices running iOS 6 or later. Considering that there are now about 500 millon iOS devices in use worldwide, that’s a pretty impressive adoption rate!

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How to Pair a Bluetooth Keyboard With Your Apple TV

Posted on 29/01/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Alongside the release of iOS 6.1 on Monday, Apple also released an updated version of the Apple TV firmware – and it comes with an awesome surprise: Bluetooth keyboard support! Here’s how to set up a Bluetooth keyboard to work with your newly-updated Apple TV!

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How to Buy Movie Tickets or Find Showtimes Using Siri in iOS 6.1

Posted on 29/01/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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iOS 6.1 has officially been released, and it brings some cool new features for your iOS device – including the ability to purchase movie tickets using Siri, and the Fandango app. Using the feature is extremely simple – just install and set up the Fandango app,, and ask Siri for tickets to a specific movie time, or for a listing of movies and times at local theaters.

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First Supposed Part Leaks Surface for ‘iPhone 5S’ and ‘iPhone 6’

Posted on 29/01/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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iPhone rumor season is in full swing, with all manner of claims regarding Apple’s supposed next-gen hardware – but until now there hasn’t been much in the way of actual hardware leaks. French website Nowhereelse.fr shares images of what are claimed to be speaker components for an upcoming ‘iPhone 5S’ and ‘iPhone 6’.

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Apple Releases Xcode 4.6

Posted on 28/01/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Alongside the release of iOS 6.1 and a new Apple TV firmware, Apple today released an updated version of Xcode, including performance and stability upgrades, new iOS 6.1 and OS X 10.8 SDKs, new compiler upgrades, bug fixes, and more.

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Woz Rejected Chance To Work On jOBS Due To ‘Crap’ Script

Posted on 28/01/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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If Woz’s comment about the scene from jOBS being ‘wrong’ was a body blow, then the news that he turned down the chance to work on the project because of a ‘crap’ script is a vicious left hook to the jaw.

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Staples Appears to be Readying to Sell Apple Products

Posted on 28/01/2013 by Chris Hauk

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Staples, America’s largest office retailer, had a page on their website showing an Apple TV with a list price of $49.99. (Since removed.) 9to5Mac reports that they were not able add the item to their cart, because the following page said “Out of stock.”

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Apple Releases iOS 6.1, With Expanded LTE Support, Siri Movie Ticket Purchases, and More

Posted on 28/01/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple has finally released iOS 6.1 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The update adds LTE support for 36 additional iPhone and 23 additional iPad carriers worldwide, brings the to purchase movie tickets in the U.S. using Siri and the Fandango app, and allows users to download songs individually from iTunes Match on iOS devices.

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Free MAME Emulator Hits the App Store

Posted on 28/01/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Classic iOS gaming fans, take note: As first reported by TouchArcade, a fully-functional MAME emulator has appeared in the App Store, disguised as a never-released arcade game called Gridlee. While the emulator does include the Gridlee game, it also allows users to load ROMS to play any MAME game!

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