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Apple’s Eddy Cue Talks iTunes Festival, Explains Why Artists Don’t Get Paid To Perform

0_137127690103_newsThe iTunes Festival, Apple’s 30-day music extravaganza, ended on September 30th with a performance by Katy Perry. Apple broadcasted live streams of all the festival’s shows on iTunes during the month of September, and the concert videos are still available to stream for a limited time. Apple’s Eddy Cue recently gave an interview to Entertainment […]

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Apple Announces iOS 7 Developer Tech Talks In 6 Cities Around The World

heroApple has announced this year’s iOS Tech Talks schedule. Talks will take place in 6 cities around the world through the end of the year for third-party developers. The sessions are intended to give devs “in-depth guidance about developing for iOS 7’ from Apple engineers, and each city has two separate days for app and […]

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Japan’s Largest Carrier NTT DoCoMo In Talks To Get The iPhone 5S, 5C? [Report]

DSC02727In every country, there’s the holdouts, the also-ran carriers that haven’t inked a deal with Apple and so soldier valiantly on, selling Android and (gasp) Blackberries to their sad clientele. In Japan, this also-ran carrier happens to be the nation’s largest, NTT DoCoMo. But eventually, even the holdouts come around, and shares of NTT DoCoMo […]

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Indie Dev Talks Demon Chic, Mental Illness, Making Games, And His Mom

Demon ChicMichael Frauenhofer is an indie developer who currently lives in Pennsylvania. He and his mom made Demon Chic, a story-based, decidedly indie game available for iPad. The game focuses on three roommates trying to live life while battling monsters, giant babies, and floating heads. It’s an experience that turns the traditional idea of monster battles […]

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Apple And Samsung Have Renewed Settlement Talks Over Patent Infringement

AppleSamsungRuling_610x426Even though Apple was awarded $1 billion last summer during its patent infringement case against Samsung, the two tech giants still aren’t done fighting, but there’s hope that a deal can be made as the two sides have renewed their talks to reach a settlement. The Wall Street Journal reports that the two companies been […]

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Apple Takes The Show On The Road – Tech Talks Coming To A City Near You

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With all the brouhaha over the 2-minute sell-out of Apple’s upcoming World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) this June, it’s not too surprising that the Cupertino-based technology company has taken a few steps to support those developers who weren’t able to get a ticket to the popular event.

Apple has already decided to offer video of the WWDC sessions, and has contacted some developers who were unable to get a ticket  [Read More…]

Swype VP Confirms Talks With Apple

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After spending several years in beta testing, the popular Swype keyboard made its official debut on Android earlier this week, and at the moment it’s only available on a small number of platforms. But there’s a chance that we could see Swype’s typing technology on iOS in the future.

Swype vice president Aaron Sheedy has confirmed that his company has held talks with Apple, sparking speculation that suggests the pair are  [Read More…]

Panasonic GF6 Talks To Your Phone With Wi-Fi And NFC

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Panasonic’s new GF6 Micro Four Thirds camera has two new gimmicks: NFC and Wi-Fi, with the latter acting as a fast way to set up a Wi-Fi connection between the camera and an NFC-enabled phone.

Along with this it brings a new 16MP sensor, fast startup and the promise of great low light performance. Let’s take a look.

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Google Is In Talks To Buy WhatsApp For $1 Billion [Rumor]

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There are a couple of cross-platform messaging apps that will help you bridge the divide between your friends on iOS and Android, but over the last year, WhatsApp has become the most popular option, and it’s caught the attention of Google.

A new report claims that Google is in talks to buy WhatsApp for $ 1 billion, but the talks have been going on for four or five weeks and haven’t  [Read More…]

Wind Meter Talks To iPhone Wirelessly With No Electronics [Kickstarter]

I don’t really care about measuring the wind – I prepare for a bike trip using WeatherPro, which tells me how bad the wind will be, not how bad it is right now. But the Vaavud wind meter is notable for another reason: it communicates its wind-speed readings to your iPhone wirelessly, yet uses no electronics whatsoever. How? Read on…

It’s all done, as you might have guessed, using magnets. Frickin’ magnets! How do they work?

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