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Key Samsung Chip Designer Jumps Ship to Apple

Posted on 12/10/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following Apple’s recent legal victory against Samsung over patent infringement, and the growing distance between the two companies, The Wall Street Journal reports that Jom Mergard, one of Samsung’s top chip designers, has just jumped ship to Apple.

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iOS 6 Maps Issues Have Had No Effect on iPhone 5 Demand

Posted on 12/10/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Despite the huge amount of criticism (mostly from media outlets) surrounding Apple’s iOS 6 Maps app, new data from ChangeWave reveals that iOS 6 Maps issues have had absolutely no measurable effect on iPhone 5 sales demand.

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Apple to Hold iPad Mini Event on October 23

Posted on 12/10/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple’s long-fabled iPad Mini is expected to be announced on October 23, according to a report from John Paczkowski of AllThingsD. The event will take place at Apple’s Town Hall auditorium, and will likely play host to the release of iTunes 11 and new Macs, as well as the iPad Mini itself.

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Software Update Already Out For iPod nano

Posted on 12/10/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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You might have thought that seeing as the new iPod nano has just been released, it wouldn’t need any software updates, but you’d be wrong. In order to use your device, you’ll need to install update 1.0.1 when you plug it in in order to use it with the current version of iTunes.

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Gmail for iOS App Store Page Hides a Tribute to Steve Jobs

Posted on 11/10/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Despite ongoing disagreements between Apple and Google, it appears that the latter has offered a sneaky tribute to Steve Jobs with the Gmail app for iOS. The tribute is hidden within a couple of the App Store screenshots for the App.

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How an iPhone 5 Case is Born (Infographic)

Posted on 11/10/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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What exactly goes into making an iPhone case? The folks at Grove, makers of beautiful laser-etched wooden cases, created a nice infographic to illustrate the process!

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