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Canada's Rogers and Telus to start iPad and iPad mini sales, Wind offering nano-SIMs for iPhone 5

06/14/2013, 07:06 pm

Canadian wireless carriers Rogers and Telus will start selling cellular LTE versions of Apple's iPad and iPad mini in the near future, while Wind Mobile has already started sales of nano-SIM cards to bring unlocked models of the iPhone 5 to its network.

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Microsoft once again uses Siri to hawk Windows 8 tablets

06/14/2013, 06:06 pm

In yet another ad meant to sway new tablet buyers away from Apple, and toward the brave new world of Windows 8, Microsoft has once again enlisted Siri to pitch their product, this time for Dell's XPS 10 tablet.

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DOJ e-books trial: Steve Jobs didn't initally want iBooks, Eddy Cue 'didn't care' about publishers' pricing

06/13/2013, 07:06 pm

Proceedings continued in the U.S. Department of Justice e-book antitrust suit against Apple on Thursday, with the company's SVP of Internet Software and Service Eddy Cue testifying that he "didn't care" what prices publishers set for content sold through the iBookstore.

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First look: iWork for iCloud beta brings powerful productivity to the Web

06/13/2013, 05:06 pm

Apple revealed at its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday that it will be releasing a new version of iWork for iCloud, enabling remote access to the productivity suite with nearly full functionality offered in a Web client.

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Samsung CEO says Galaxy S4 sales are fine, doesn't foresee patent truce with Apple

06/13/2013, 03:06 pm

Samsung CEO J.K. Shin had a lot to say this week, reassuring investors that the company's latest flagship smartphone is indeed selling well, while at the same time dismissing the notion that the company is anywhere close to détente with its chief rival, Apple.

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Bluetooth devices to gain notification support in iOS 7 & Mavericks with Apple's new APIs

06/13/2013, 03:06 pm

Apple's next versions of iOS and OS X will offer advanced integration with Bluetooth accessories, including access to Notification Center, as well as preservation and restoration services.

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Apple earns 'huge win' against Samsung on rubber banding patent

06/13/2013, 02:06 pm

Key aspects of Apple's so-called "rubber banding" patent related to scrolling in iOS have been validated by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, marking a major victory for the company in its ongoing patent dispute against Samsung.

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Following Apple, Microsoft to open mini-stores in Best Buy

06/13/2013, 01:06 pm

Much as the Redmond giant attempted to do with its own dedicated retail locations, Microsoft will now follow Apple's lead in opening mini-stores in Best Buy retail locations across North America.

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US DOJ points to Steve Jobs email as 'smoking gun' in e-book trial [Update: email was draft]

06/12/2013, 06:06 pm

An email from late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs is being used by the U.S. Department of Justice to suggest the company was leaning on book publishers to push Amazon to the agency model, a main contention of the government in its e-book antitrust suit.

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'Jobs' starring Ashton Kutcher to hit US theaters nationwide Aug. 16

06/12/2013, 09:06 am

"Jobs," the biopic about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs starring Ashton Kutcher, is now set to hit theaters across America on Aug. 16, Open Road Films announced on Wednesday.

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Apple's Federighi thrust into spotlight with successful WWDC keynote performance

06/11/2013, 11:06 pm

During Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote on Monday, the most stage time wasn't allotted CEO Tim Cook, or marketing head Phil Schiller, but to Craig Federighi, the software chief who stepped out from his "behind-the-scenes" role and into the spotlight.

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Ad firm TBWA\Chiat\Day reportedly at odds with style of Apple's Phil Schiller

06/11/2013, 02:06 pm

Apple and the creatives behind its memorable "1984" ad have embarked on a new direction in the company's marketing, but a new report says there's dissent in the Apple advertising camp over marketing chief Phillip Schiller's leadership style.

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Google announces acquisition of mapping & traffic service Waze

06/11/2013, 12:06 pm

Waze — a popular cross-platform, crowd-sourced traffic and navigation service — has been acquired by Google, and will be integrated with its Maps service, the company announced on Tuesday.

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Apple patents tactile suction-cup buttons for multitouch screens

06/11/2013, 05:06 am

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday published an interesting Apple patent describing a system in which button-like structures can be attached to a multitouch display in order to create a tactile, clickable form of input.

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Apple's 2013 Design Awards announced, 'Evernote' and 'Yahoo! Weather' among winners

06/10/2013, 10:06 pm

Coming hours after the WWDC keynote, the annual Apple Design Awards results were announced, with big names like Evernote and Yahoo! Weather being among the best apps on iOS and Mac OS X for 2013.

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Apple seeds first iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks betas to developers

06/10/2013, 06:06 pm

Just hours after being announced, beta versions of Apple's iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks is now available to developers, giving coders their first at look the new operating systems ahead of a public launch expected for fall.

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New commercial introduces 'Designed by Apple in California' ad initiative

06/10/2013, 04:06 pm

Following its WWDC keynote on Monday, Apple released a new commercial that is not so much an ad for a single product, but an explanation as to why the Cupertino company exists and is also the first spot to be featured in what appears to be a new advertising initiative.

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Apple's packed WWDC 2013 keynote replay now available

06/10/2013, 04:06 pm

As per usual, Apple has released Monday's keynote in full on its events webpage, offering those who missed the product-packed event a second chance to watch Apple execs introduce iOS 7, Mac OS X Mavericks, the radically redesigned Mac Pro, faster MacBook Air, and more.

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iWork suite coming to iCloud with browser-based document support

06/10/2013, 02:06 pm

The new iWork for iCloud will bring Pages, Numbers and Keynote to the Web, allowing users to quickly access, edit and save their documents from the Internet.

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Adobe announces Lightroom 5, with auto-perspective correction and new Healing Brush

06/10/2013, 12:06 am

Adobe on Monday announced the availability of the latest version of its prosumer photo editing software, Lightroom 5, bringing improved workflow features and functionality highlighted by a new perspective-correcting "Upright" tool.

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