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Apple begins purging Google Maps from iCloud.com

Two years after Apple replaced Google with its own Maps app in iOS 6, the last remnant of Google Maps in Apple’s ecosystem is getting the boot. Apple has begun switching to its own mapping service for the Find My…Read more ›

Apple begins preparations for new Madison Avenue store

Apple’s iconic Fifth Avenue retail store might be turning eight today, but the company is looking to boost its New York presence with a new store on the city’s Upper East Side. City building permits, dated May 15, detail soil…Read more ›

China Mobile Finally Begins Selling iPhones To Its 763 Million Customers

After years of speculation — and some incredibly drawn-out contract negotiations along the way — China Mobile finally began selling iPhones today. Tim Cook was in Beijing for the launch, where he handed out autographed iPhones to customers, alongside China…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Apple Begins Offering Free Content Through App Store App For iPhone

Apple-Store-app-giveawayApple has today begun giving away free content via the App Store app for iPhone. Its first giveaway is for Color Zen, “a new and addictive kind of puzzle game” for iOS which is available free for a limited time “exclusively for Apple Store app users.” To access the free app, simply open up the App Store […]

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Amazon, Apple Settle ‘App Store’ Lawsuit Out Of Court Before It Even Begins

No, really. You're done. Honest.Well, that’s exciting! Apple and Amazon have apparently settled their differences over who can use the “App Store” name, making it possible for one or both companies to use it in their business. US District Judge, Phyllis Hamilton, ordered today that the case be dismissed, as requested by both Cupertino-based Apple and Seattle-based Amazon. The […]

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Pebble Smartwatch Enters Mass Production, Begins Shipping January 23 [CES 2013]


We’ve been itching to get our hands on the Pebble smartwatch since it first hit Kickstarter, but that wait will be over later this month. At CES in Las Vegas today, Pebble CEO Eric Migicovsky announced that the device has now entered mass production, and that shipping will begin on January 23.

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Apple Begins 1-Million-Square-Foot Expansion In Austin, Texas [Report]

Back in July, Apple purchased acres and acres of land surrounding its campus in the heart of Austin, Texas. It was later reported that Apple was making a $ 304 million investment to grow its operations in Austin and bring an additional 3,600 jobs to the area.

Now Apple has broken ground on its 39-acre Texan campus in an effort to expand its growing U.S. Operations Center.

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Improved Tablet UI For Google News Begins Rolling Out To U.S. Users

Google is finally getting around to updating the Google News experience for tablet users. While this change most likely has to do with the surge in Nexus tablet sales, it’s a welcomed update for all. Tablet users (yes, even you iPad users) will now enjoy a more intuitive experience when catching up on current news via the Google News website.

Google highlights changes that include:

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Apple Begins Promoting iOS 6 Maps Alternatives In The App Store

Not only has Apple apologized for the embarassing state of iOS 6 Maps today, and not only has Tim Cook personally advised users to try competing app products like Bing, Mapquest and Google Maps as they get iOS 6 Maps’ shit together, but Apple is now promoting Maps alternatives at the very top of the iOS App Store listings. This is an unprecedented admission of fault by Apple. It’s mea culpas  [Read More…]

Apple Begins Production Of 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Displays [Report]

This could be getting a little brother before the year’s out.

Apple has now caught up with demand of its 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro, with shipping estimates dropping to just 2-4 business days this morning. But if you’re holding out for the 13-inch model, your wait could soon be coming to an end. According to one analyst, 13-inch 2560 x 1600 Retina displays have now entered production ready for an October launch.

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