Tag Archive: February


Apple Pay may arrive in China by February

Tim Cook has described his desire to bring Apple Pay to China as “top of the list” in terms of priorities — and now it seems like he may finally be on the verge of hitting his goal. According to a new report, it is hoped that Apple Pay will launch in China by early February, after Apple […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Apple to shutdown TestFlightapp.com by end of February

Apple acquired TestFlight maker Burtsly last year and quickly added it to iOS in an effort to improve the iOS beta testing experience for both developers and testers. Now Apple plans to close the independent site TestFlightapp.com to Android users…

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Apple says all apps must support iOS 8 and 64-bit from February

iOS 8 has only been out a short amount of time, but Apple’s already keen that it takes over as the company’s go-to mobile OS. In a new posting on its developer portal, Apple announced that starting February 1, 2015,…

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Apple Watch launch reportedly planned for February with limited supply

The Apple Watch is on track for a February release, according to supply chain sources in China. A February launch echoes an earlier report from The Information, which said Apple will be “lucky” to ship by Valentine’s Day. While mass…

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Apple to reveal rebranded version of Beats Music in February

Apple isn’t shutting down Beats Music service, the stream music service it bought in May, but the company isn’t planning to keep the brand name around much longer, reports Recode’s John Paczkowski who says Apple’s rebranding of the streaming music…

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Samsung Sends Out Invites To Possible Galaxy S5 Launch Event On February 24

Well, it looks as if the Samsung Galaxy S5 is about to be unveiled at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Samsung is sending out invitations to an event called ‘Unpacked 5′ scheduled to occur at 8pm Central…

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No Mac Pro For Christmas: Shipping Estimates Pushed Back To February

If you haven’t already ordered a new Mac Pro on Apple’s website, don’t count on it arriving before the holidays are over. Shipping estimates for Apple’s just-released Pro have been pushed back to February, which is a sure sign that…

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iPhone App Downloads Dropped 13% In February Following Holiday Spike

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iPhone app downloads dropped significantly last month following a spike over the holiday season. According to app marketing platform Fiksu, downloads dropped 13% to 5.2 million per day in February, from 6.01 million per day in January.

Fiksu’s Cost Per Loyal User Index also showed that app marketing costs had fallen as well. Publisher acquisition costs for users that open the app three times or more fell from $ 1.56 in January to  [Read More…]

Apple’s Suppliers Experienced A Very Weak February

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Last month we heard that even though Apple just posted a record breaking quarter,  sales of the iPad were lower than internal expectations.

Backing up claims that Apple is having a down month, Topeka Capital says that they’ve been monitoring Apple’s suppliers and February was a very bad month for companies that help make Apple products.

As reported by Business Insider, Brian White of Topeka Capital says his ‘Apple Monitor’  [Read More…]

Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition Makes Its Way To The Mac February 22

Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition

Beamdog and Overhaul Games announced today that Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition will be released on February 22 on the Mac, not two months after its release on the iPad last December. You can pre-order and pre-download the OS X version of the game now on the Beamdog website.

Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition is an updated version of the original Bioware fantasy role playing game set in the Forgotten Realms,  [Read More…]