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Judge Tells Google to Hand Over Search Methods in Samsung Case

Posted on 10/05/2013 by Chris Hauk

A judge ordered Google to turn over information Apple has requested in reference to what methods the search giant is using to find internal documents related to Android. The data will be part of a second U.S. patent infringement trial against Android device maker Samsung.

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Jim Dalrymple Launches The Loop Magazine for iPhone and iPad

Posted on 10/05/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Noted Apple journalist Jim Dalrymple, a 20-year veteran of the Apple news scene, and founder of the website The Loop, has launched a new iOS magazine through Apple’s Newsstand. The app takes inspiration from Marco Arment’s The Magazine app, and will serve as an extension of the site’s content, including long-form articles on technology, music, games, and more.

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Apple Releases Thunderbolt Software Update 1.2

Posted on 10/05/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple has released a new update today for all of their Thunderbolt-enabled Macs (all current models except the Mac Pro). The update is intended to provide stability fixes and improvements for the Thunderbolt interface, as well as Target Disk Mode.

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Oxford University Develops iPad Controlled Self-Driving Car

Posted on 09/05/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

The iPad can do a lot of things, especially if you connect it with any of the many connected accessories available for iOS devices – but did you know the iPad can even control a self-driving car? Researchers ar Oxford University have modified a Nissan Leaf electric car, adding in equipment to enable the car to be self driving – and the brains behind the smart car is none other than the iPad!

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Apple is Now the Fifth-Largest Smartphone Seller in China

Posted on 09/05/2013 by Chris Hauk

A new analysis from Canalys says that in the first quarter of 2013, Apple sold enough iPhones in China to grab 8% of the country’s growing smartphone market, becoming the fifth-largest smartphone seller in that country.

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3 Remarkable Free iPhone Apps For Live Music Lovers

Posted on 09/05/2013 by Cormac Moylan

We take a look at a number of excellent iPhone apps which streamline and optimize your ticket-buying experience, and turning what can be a painful experience into a pleasant one!

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Bloomberg Caught Lying About Falling iPad mini Demand

Posted on 09/05/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Yesterday, Bloomberg decided to fabricate a story about supposedly declining iPad mini demand, citing comments from the CEO of Pegatron (one of Apple’s manufacturing partners). Today, Pegatron CEO Jason Cheng called them out, stating that they fabricated the story, and that he never made any such claim about iPad mini demand.

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Apple Adds 3D Flyover View for Paris, France to Maps App

Posted on 09/05/2013 by Chris Hauk

Apple’s Maps app for iOS may have had a bumpy launch last year, but they have been steadily making improvements to both the app and the data it employs. Today, Apple has added another big update to its 3D Flyover mode, as it has added coverage for more locations across France.

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