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Apple Preps Employees for OS X 10.8.5 Release With Build 12F35 Seed

Posted on 22/08/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

It looks as if Apple might be preparing to publicly launch OS X 10.8.5, as the company has reportedly seeded a new prerelease version of the OS to its employees. The seed is marked as build 12F35, two builds higher than the most recent developer seed, released more than two weeks ago.

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Rumors Gone Wrong: The Unfortunate Tale of the ‘Black iPhone 5C’

Posted on 22/08/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

You may have seen the recent rumors floating around about a black iPhone 5C. You may have even seen some shoddy pictures of such a device online. Unfortunately, as pointed out by some keen sleuthing by well-sourced Apple insider Sonny Dickson, the images come from a Chinese social network, and depict nothing but a cheap $13 Chinese “dummy phone”.

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Apple Updates iBooks for iOS With Minor iCloud Fixes

Posted on 22/08/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple released a minor update to their iBooks app for iOS yesterday, The update is the first maintenance update in 6 months for the app, brings the version up to 3.1.1, and is meant to fix compatibility bugs with iCloud.

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Apple Seeds OS X Mavericks Developer Preview 6 to Developers

Posted on 22/08/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple has released their sixth developer preview of OS X Mavericks today (as noted by 9to5Mac). As with its predecessors, the 6th developer build comes around two weeks following its predecessor, and continues to address various bugs and add performance enhancements ahead of the public release of OS X Mavericks.

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WSJ: Apple to Ship Two New iPhones Next Month Following September 10th Media Event

Posted on 22/08/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

As if we really needed any additional confirmation that Apple is holding an iPhone event on September 10th, and planning to release new iPhone hardware later that month, The Wall Street Journal has chimed in with source of their own collaborating the reports, noting that the iPhone will be build by Foxconn (Hon Hai Precision), as expected.

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First Seven iPad-Centric ‘Steve Jobs Schools’ Open in the Netherlands

Posted on 21/08/2013 by Chris Hauk

The first seven “Steve Jobs Schools” have opened in the Netherlands. Schools in the Dutch cities of Sneek, Breda, Almere, Emmen, Heenvliet and Amsterdam will start teaching students according to the principles of the O4NT, emphasizing the role of the iPad in the elementary classrooms.

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China Telecom Continues to See Profit Gains Boosted by the iPhone

Posted on 21/08/2013 by Chris Hauk

China Telecom continues to see a boost in its bottom line, and much of it is due to the iPhone. The world’s third-largest wireless provider posted its second-straight quarterly profit, as iPhone subscribers helped boost data usage numbers.

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Apple Launches iTunes Festival Apple TV App and Updated iOS App

Posted on 21/08/2013 by Chris Hauk

The 2013 iTunes Music Festival is fast approaching, and in preparation for the event, Apple has rolled out a new Apple TV channel, and refreshed their iOS app dedicated to the month-long concert fest. The channel and app feature a new look and contains in-depth information about the acts that will perform in September.

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