MacTrast News Digest – February 6, 2014

MacTrast News Digest – February 6, 2014

Today’s MacTrast News Digest includes Sony’s exit from the PC business, high fashion and low expectations, Simpsons and Futurama goodness, and so much more. It’s all here for you in the MacTrast News Digest for Thursday, February 6, 2014.

Apple Posts ‘On The Runway’ Burberry Fashion Show Ad Shot on iPhone 5s
Apple has posted a new video to its iPhone 5s page, which showcases footage shot during Burberry’s Spring/Summer 2014 Fashion Show, which was held in September of last year.
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Sony Announces Their Exit From PC Business
Sony has confirmed its much-rumored exit from the PC business. The company will be selling both its computer division, and the VAIO brand name to a Japanese investment fund, which will initially use the brand only in Japan.
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NPD: Tablets Will Have 75% of The Mobile Computing Market by 2017
Good news today for Apple and other tablet makers, as tablets are expected to outsell traditional notebook PCs by a three-to-one margin by 2017, says a new report by market research firm NPD DisplaySearch.
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Steve Jobs The Lost Interview Now Available for Viewing on Amazon Instant Video
If you didn’t have enough reason to subscribe to Amazon Prime, here’s another one. The Loop notes that “Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview” is now available on Amazon Instant Streaming.
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Apple Grabs Numerous ‘.camera’ and ‘.photography’ Domain Names
Last week, Apple grabbed a number of the new “.guru” domains, as they were included in a batch of new generic top level domains that are bing launched over the coming months. Today, they’ve snagged some more.
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Sochi Athletes Not Required to Cover Up Apple Logo on Phones
A report yesterday said that Olympic athletes competing in the Sochi Winter Olympics would be required to cover up the logo on their personal smartphones if they aren’t a Samsung product. Today, the International Olympic Committee is saying they are not required to do so.
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Imaginations Technologies Announces Extension of PowerVR Licensing Agreement With Apple
Imagination Technologies has extended its licensing agreement with Apple. While financial terms were not disclosed, the company confirmed the deal will give Apple multi-year, multi-use access to the company’s PowerVR graphics and video hardware.
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This List Details Every Apple Reference in the Simpsons and Futurama
Yoni Heisler of TUAW has compiled an exhaustive list of all the Apple references ever made in the long-time prime time animated shows The Simpsons, on the air since 1989, and Futurama, that began in 1999.
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