Tag Archive: France

Apple Maps Connect launches in France, Germany and Canada

After hints that a broader international rollout was imminent, Apple Maps Connect has officially come to Germany, France and Canada. As you might recall, word of Apple Maps Connect expanding to France and Germany appeared last Friday, when a website…Read more ›

iPad trade-in program kicks off in UK, Spain, Germany, and France

iPad users in the UK, Spain, Germany and France can now trade-in their old iPad for credit towards a new device as Apple expands its iPad trade-in program internationally Apple’s trade-in program doesn’t give customers cash for their old devices,…Read more ›

Rhythm Thief & The Paris Caper Lets You Dance And Fight Your Way Across France

Originally arriving in the App Store last Thursday, Rhythm Thief & the Paris Caper mysteriously vanished the following day after SEGA discovered “unexpected problems” with the game. Well, now its back — allowing gamers everywhere to download and play the…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Antitrust Investigators Raid Apple Offices In France

Apple-Paris-storeFrench antitrust watchdog Autorite de la Concurrence raided Apple offices, wholesalers, and retail stores in France last week as part of an investigation into claims that the Cupertino company carries out anti-competitive practices against third-party retailers by offering consumers better deals through its own stores. French newspaper Les Echos reports that the watchdog is looking into the way […]

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How to Follow the Tour de France On Your iDevice Like a ‘Patron’

cycking-news-tour-tracker-1  There are really only two good options for following this year’s Tour de France on your iPad or iPhone, and neither of them have had their performance enhanced by drugs (we think). The big feature of the NBC Sports Tour de France Live app is, as you might guess from the app title, its […]

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France Telecom CEO Says Budget Smartphone Buyers Will Damage iPhone Sales


France Telecom CEO Stephane Richard says that budget smartphone buyers are threatening sales of Apple’s pricey iPhone. Consumers are becoming more frugal due to the state of the economy, particularly in Europe, Richard told Bloomberg Businessweek, and so they’re turning to cheaper options when it’s time to get a new cellphone.

“We are in a period of changing consumer behavior,” Richard said during an interview with Businessweek, adding that fewer people  [Read More…]

Fun Game: In France, Where Deodorant is Low Priority But Perfume is King

Every week Mac Games and More (http://www.macgamesandmore.com/) features a casual, light game for you to play over the weekend. This week, it’s off to Paris for a mystery that’s intertwined with a devious plot to capture the perfect scent. Download it and try the free demo now

European Mystery: Scent of Desire Collector’s Edition (adventure/hidden object) – Life in the French countryside is everything you imagined:  [Read More…]

Apple Sued By France Retail Partner For Unfair Practices

Apple is being sued by its largest reseller in France. Profit by eBizcusss 16 locations dropped 30 percent during the third quarter due to Apple cutting the number of iPad 2s and MacBook Airs shipped, claims CEO Francois Prudent. The tipping point appeared when the tech giant opened its first French retail location in 2009, the lawsuit alleges. Prudent added his chain of Apple resellers have not been able to  [Read More…]

iPhone 4S Will Not Launch in France or Italy if Samsung Has its Way

The iPhone 4S has been official for less than a day, and Samsung is already plotting to block the devices launch in some parts of Europe. The Korean electronics giant has announced that it is filing a preliminary request to have an injunction slapped on Apples fifth-generation iPhone in both France and Italy. Samsung claims that the iPhone 4S infringes two of its patents related to Wideband Code Division Multiple Access  [Read More…]

You Will Be Able To Buy An iPhone 5 on Oct. 14 in U.S., U.K., France, Germany & Japan [Report]

Apples unveiling of the fifth-generation iPhone now looks certain to be held on October 4, but how long will we have to wait until we can actually get our own sweaty mitts on the device? According to once report, the much-anticipated iPhone 5 will arrive in the U.S., Japan, and some parts of Europe around the middle of next month. Japanese website Macotakara reports that the iPhone 5 not the iPhone  [Read More…]