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Report Shares Apple Pay Contract Pricing, Other Details

Posted on 03/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple Pay will definitely make paying for merchandise and services much easier at participating merchants, but what does Apple get out of the deal? We mean besides the 0.15% of each transaction we already know about.


Samsung, Apple Continue Global Smartphone Lead – Xiaomi Grabs 3rd

Posted on 30/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Research firm IDG reports the global smartphone market grew 25% in the third quarter of 2014, with Apple hanging in there in second place, Samsung losing marketshare while retaining its lead, and Chinese phone maker Xiaomi grabbing a surprising third place in the rankings.


Tim Cook’s Open Letter: ‘I’m Proud to be Gay”

Posted on 30/10/2014 by Chris Hauk


Apple CEO Tim Cook has publicly come out as a gay man in a letter written for Bloomberg Businessweek. Cook says while it “wasn’t an easy choice,” and that his privacy remains important to him, he has come to realize that his desire for personal privacy has been holding him back from doing something more important.


iOS 8 Now on 52% of All Active Devices

Posted on 29/10/2014 by Chris Hauk


After five and a half weeks of availability, Apple’s iOS 8 mobile operating system is now on 52% of all active iOS devices. Those numbers come from Apple’s own App Store support page for developers.


Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over 2011 MacBook Pro GPU Issues

Posted on 28/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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MacTrast has reported multiple times this year on reports of graphics issues experienced by owners of 2011 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro models. Apple has to date ignored the issue, amid claims that it is a manufacturing defect that should be repaired by Apple at no cost.


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