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Ebook Antitrust Monitor Fires Back at Apple – Says Company is Uncooperative

Posted on 31/12/2013 by Chris Hauk

Bromwich, seen in happier days...

The court appointed ebook antitrust monitor watching over Apple’s ebook dealings fired back at Apple on Monday. Michael Bromwich filed a declaration saying Apple has been uncooperative compared to his past monitoring assignments, and denying claims of “a broad and amorphous inquisition.”


How to Create Custom Vibration Alerts in iOS 7

Posted on 30/12/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Many business people, or people sensitive about their phones making noises that may disturb others, tend to leave their iPhones on silent mode much of the time. While this is great for reducing noise, it can make it difficult to tell the difference between the various types of notification buzzes generated by your iPhone.


Apple and Samsung Reportedly in Talks to End Patent Battles

Posted on 30/12/2013 by Chris Hauk

Apple and Samsung are once more reported to be in talks to end their global patent battles. A Korea Fair Trade Commission official told the Korea Times that the companies are discussing a royalties deal that should put an end to their litigation.


Report Finds Christmas App Download Spike is Beginning to Diminish

Posted on 30/12/2013 by Chris Hauk

Flurry has released its annual report on the state of app downloads over Christmas for 2013, and the mobile analytics and ad company found that, as usual, consumers downloaded apps like crazy after they unwrapped their new mobile devices, but Flurry does note that the spike is starting to wane year-over-year.


Apple’s Latest U.S. ’12 Days’ Gift For The Day: Martin Scorsese’s Oscar Winning Film ‘Hugo’

Posted on 30/12/2013 by Chris Hauk

Apple continues their “12 Days of Gifts” promotion today, as the Monday morning offering here in the United States is “Hugo,” Martin Scorsese’s multiple Academy Award winning adaptation of the children’s book “The Invention of Hugo Cabret.” The film stars Asa Butterfield, Jude Law, Chloe Grace Moretz, Emily Mortimer, Sacha Baron Cohen, and Ben Kingsley.


Wallpaper Weekends: Happy New Year 2014

Posted on 28/12/2013 by Jim Gresham

Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, and/or iPod Touch. Happy New Year to you in 2014!


New Mac Pro Confirmed to Have Removable/Replacable CPU

Posted on 27/12/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Following confirmation that the device will have upgradable RAM and SSDs (and even the graphics card, if manufacturers produce them in the new form factor), a teardown performed by OWC reveals that the processor is replaceable and upgradable as well!