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Speck Sues Counterfeit iPhone Case Maker For Millions

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Speck is the Trojan of iPhone cases: you might not want to wear one, but they’re everywhere, and it’s better than going bareback. Speck’s colorful, buttony cases are pretty much ubiquitous, and one of the most easily recognizable iPhone case brands out there.

In fact, Speck is so recognizable that there are aapparently counterfeit Speck cases on the market… and Speck is so honked off about it that they are suing the  [Read More...]

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The biggest Apple expo in the world is moving to a new date for 2014 in order to avoid the Super Bowl and CES. Macworld/iWorld 2014 has been rescheduled for March 27th through March 29th.

Last year’s Macworld/iWorld expo was held from January 31st to February 2nd, which coincided with the Super Bowl and is only a few weeks removed from CES and holiday travel.

Along with the date change, the venue  [Read More...]

CoM - PhotoDirector

If you’re looking to do more with their photos – things like image manipulation and other advanced techniques – it’s not uncommon to hear one word uttered as a recommendation: Photoshop. But Photoshop is expensive – and can be a real pain to wrap your head around. This Cult of Mac Deals offer may just offer that alternative you’ve been looking for.

PhotoDirector 4 is a comprehensive, powerful, and intuitive  [Read More...]

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Apple has released the first beta of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 to third-party developers. “Please be aware that you will not be able to revert back to your previous system after updating,” warns Apple. “Please install this update on a system you are prepared to erase if necessary.”

The seed’s release notes don’t contain anything significant, but devs will surely find new stuff once they get to digging through the OS.  [Read More...]

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Apple has been getting pounded by the Chinese press lately for its warranty policies service and not talking to the press whenever they want a statement (welcome to Apple news my friends). Hoping to end the onslaught from the government-supported press, Apple issued an apology letter to Chinese customers signed by Tim Cook.

The letter, which was written in Chinese and posted to Apple’s website, said that Tim Cook and the rest of the  [Read More...]

Playboy Finally Comes To The iPhone… Without Nudity?

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Apple has a strict “no porn allowed” policy on the App Store, but what if your softcore porn magazine is also known for its thoughtful writing, its incredible reviews and it’s award-winning journalism?

Simple. You launch your magazine in the App Store without any nudity at all. And that’s just what Playboy is doing.

Called The Good Life, Playboy’s new Newsstand app features exclusive, non-nude content  [Read More...]

AT&T Announces HD Voice Support To Come Later This Year

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HD Voice offers higher voice quality for networks and devices, like the iPhone 5, that can support it. T-mobile has already announced its own plans to deploy the technology when it begins selling iPhone 5s later in the month. Sprint also has plans for the higher resolution mobile audio.

AT&T today announced its own support for HD Voice, with senior VP Kris Rinne telling group of technologists at the VentureBeat Mobile Summit  [Read More...]

Reeder for iPad - Landscape

Reeder has long been our favorite newsreading app on the iPhone and iPad, but with Google Reader set to be discontinued on June 30th, the future of Reeder has been up in the air. Google Reader is the engine that drives Reeder, but with no clear alternative right now, it’s not exactly sure what Reeder’s new engine will be come July 1st.

So Reeder’s doing the right thing  [Read More...]

Apple To Announce Q2 2013 Earnings On Tuesday, April 23

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Apple has revealed that it will announce its official earnings for the second fiscal quarter of 2013 on Tuesday, April 23rd. The call will be held at 2:00 P.M. Pacific, and anyone can stream it from Apple’s Investors Relations page.

Wall Street has been very hard on Apple in recent months, even after the company reported $ 54.5 billion in revenue and $ 13.1 billion in net profit last quarter. For the last holiday quarter  [Read More...]

Notifications on the iPhone can be annoying. Right? They drop at inappropriate times, and I always end up accidentally activating them. Of course, my iPhone is more than happy to hop over to the application that sent the Notification in the first place. There are, however, a couple of cool ways of dismissing them without activating them, short of waiting for them to go away, which is what I’ve done since they  [Read More...]