Apple has settled a 2011 lawsuit concerning children who ran up hundreds of dollars of in-app purchases in freemium games. iTunes credits will be given to parents who claim their children made in-app purchases without their permission. There will also be the option of cash refunds for claims over $30.
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After Staples executives blabbed about it all over the twittersphere, it was no secret Staples was planning to sell Apple accessories. Now that plan has, (dare I say it?), come to fruition.
Patently Apple reports that it has finally abandoned the Newton trademark, officially on February 12, 2013.
Following the discovery of an iOS 6.1 security bug that allowed attackers to bypass your iPhone lock screen and access your contacts and voicemails without permission, security researcher and Vulnerability Lab CEO Benjamin Kunz Mejri has discovered a second exploit allowing attackers to perform the same task.
If Apple did birthday cards, they would look something like this…
Mozilla, the Firefox maker, is readying its entry into the smartphone fray. But will the devices be a head-on challenger for Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Android, or will they look to fill in the low-end niche that their competitors haven’t as yet addressed?
A new wireless Mac accessory aims to bring a little bit of magic to your computing experience – by allowing you to control your Mac using nothing but motion and gestures! The accessory is a cool new wireless armband from Thalmic Labs called the MYO, and works by detecting electrical activity in your muscles, which it translates into usable gestures.
We’ve seen some pretty flash amplifiers and speakers for iDevices recently, but there’s a more old school, authentic way to get sound out of your device louder: brass instruments.
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene (No Relation to Herman) Munster has issued a new research report using data from research firm NPD that shows Apple’s U.S. Mac sales were up a considerable 31% year-over-year for January.
The iOS 6.1.3 beta 2 update, which was seeded to developers last week, will put an end to one of the exploits used in the evasion jailbreak.
One of the frustrating aspects of iOS is the inability to view Mac App Store links, or preview Mac apps offered through Apple’s official store. Although it is understandable to some degree, the limitation can be frustrating. A unique iOS app called Desktop Apps challenges that limitation, allowing you to browse the Mac App Store and view Mac App Store links on an iPhone or iPad.
Apple has posted a new job listing for a ‘Maps Ground Truth Data Specialist’ in Australia. The posting comes as Apple is still working to remedy its incorrect mapping data in central Australia.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is in negotiations to develop their own Spotify-like streaming music service for their Android operating system.
The first third-party case images have surfaced for Apple’s rumored 5th-gen iPad, revealing an iPad mini-like design consistent with previous rumors. According to case manufacturer MiniSuit, the case is based on design specs received from a “reputable source.”
Mophie has just announced its second battery case for the iPhone 5. The Mophie Juice Pack Air adds up to 8 hours of talk time or internet use on either 3G or LTE networks, and gives a 10 hour boost on Wi-Fi networks.
Samsung has sent out invitations to a March 14th media event in New York City. The company is expected to rollout its latest generation of the Galaxy S handset lineup, the Galaxy 4S, or “GS4” as the cool kids are sure to refer to it.