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Apple Acquires Swedish Data Compression Startup

Posted on 28/08/2013 by Chris Hauk

Apple has reportedly acquired AlgoTrim, a Swedish startup that specializes in data compression, specifically JPEG compression techniques to allow faster processing of images on mobile devices.

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Leaked E-Mail Seemingly Confirms September 10 Release Date for iOS 7

Posted on 27/08/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

While Apple has been expected to release an iOS 7 Gold Master on or around September 10th for a while now, to coincide with their iPhone media event on the same day, a new email leaked by Nuance Communications (the company who provides the speech recognition technology for Apple’s Siri) all but confirms the matter.

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First Leaked Photos Of the Graphite iPhone 5S

Posted on 27/08/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Up to this point, it has widely been thought that the iPhone 5S will only come in 3 colors: Gold, Slate, and white with silver trim. But according to a new report from SonnyDickson.com, the device will actually come in a 4th “grey” or “graphite” color. And they’ve got the pictures to back it up!

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Building Plans for Apple’s San Francisco Store Revamped to Save Historic Fountain

Posted on 27/08/2013 by Chris Hauk

Apple is making a move to put to an end the controversy surrounding its building plans for its new San Francisco retail store by redesigning to allow for the landmark 1970s era “folk art” fountain to remain where it is. It will be nestled in a flight of steps that will lead to the store’s rear entrance.

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U.S. Department of Homeland Security Warns of Android Mobile Malware Problem

Posted on 27/08/2013 by Chris Hauk

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has released a new report that highlights the fact that Google’s Android platform accounts for the majority of mobile malware. The report warns government agencies to install antivirus software on their Android devices as a precaution.

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Goophone Says It’s Ready to Launch an iPhone 5C Clone

Posted on 27/08/2013 by Chris Hauk

You might remember the fine folks at Goophone, the Chinese Phone manufacturer who seems to live for copying Apple’s devices, at least the outer facing parts, and slamming some Android innards in them. They’ve made copies of the iPad mini, the iPhone 5, and now, (of course), they’ve announced their clone of the iPhone 5C.

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