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Apple Responds to Greenlight Capital Regarding Apple’s Cash Balance and Stock

Posted on 07/02/2013 by Chris Hauk

Apple has officially responded to Greenlight Capital calling it out on its proposal to eliminate preferred stock. While Apple has begun paying a quarterly dividend, some investors want more. Greenlight Capital’s David Einhorn says that “preferred shares would be a way to reward investors without putting the company at risk.”

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Evasi0n iOS Jailbreak Updated to v1.1, Fixes Weather App and Reboot Issues

Posted on 07/02/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

The developers of the popular ‘evasi0n’ untethered iOS 6 jailbreak have released an updated version of their jailbreak, which fixes issues some users reported regarding unusually long device boot tomes after jailbreaking, as well as an issue that caused the iOS Weather app to crash after jailbreaking.

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Mailbox App Goes Live on App Store, Get in Line People

Posted on 07/02/2013 by Chris Hauk

‘Mailbox,’ the long-awaited iPhone email client from developer Orchestra, is now live in the App Store. You will need a reservation to use it though. Reservations are now being filled for those who registered with the company in late January.

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Blackberry CEO Says Z10 Is Sold Out, Stores Say They Have Plenty In Stock

Posted on 07/02/2013 by Henry Taylor-Gill

Oh, Blackberry. We know you want to come off like Apple, but it really isn’t doing you any good. After claims by CEO Thorsten Heins that models of the Z10 had sold out in the UK, it turns out that the main stores, including Phones4u, still have plenty in stock.

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New Apple Patent Apps: Question Based Login, Hearing Aid Detection

Posted on 07/02/2013 by Chris Hauk

Two new Apple patent applications published this week show some interesting ways to interact with your iPhone. The first patent covers an unlock system that asks a user to identify a random image, and the second offers a way for the device to identify if the current user is wearing a hearing aid.

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Week 2 of ‘Get Stuff Done’ Mac App Store Promotion: Organize!

Posted on 07/02/2013 by Chris Hauk

Apple is in week two of its “Get Stuff Done” campaign in the Mac App Store. The company has listed nine new discounted OS X applications for this week’s promotion, and the category for the week is… Drum roll please, Audrey… “Organize!”

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iPhone Survives 2000 Foot Drop Without Special Case

Posted on 07/02/2013 by Henry Taylor-Gill

You feel sorry for iPhones with everything people put them through, from stress tests to real world incidents, but this one is pretty amazing. Paraglider Chris Santacroce’s iPhone dropped 2000 feet to the ground, and survived without broken glass or any dings.

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Twitter for iOS Updated With New Search & Discover Features, and More

Posted on 07/02/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Twitter released a significant update to their iOS app today, bringing improved search and discovery, suggested tweets, activity from those you follow on the service, and more. They’ve also added the ability to tap links directly within your timeline – previously, tapping a link would open that tweet’s detail view, requiring and extra step to actually open the link.

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