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Google Maps with Street View on iOS: what it can and can't do

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Google finally tosses disgruntled Apple users a bone with added Street View on the Google Maps web app, but it's not exactly the same as the Maps app that used to be in iOS 5. [Read more]...
Google Maps with Street View on iOS: what it can and can't do

Send to Kindle arrives on Macs

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Sure, it may be Barnes & Noble's big day, but Amazon couldn't help but offer up some news of its own. The mega-retailer announced today that its Send to Kindle service is hitting the Mac, letting Apple users send documents and compatible apps from their desktop to their Kindle...
Send to Kindle arrives on Macs

Amazon's move against Apple signals greater focus on music

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Amazon quietly toppled a monopoly this week by offering Apple users an alternate path to download music onto their devices. A new Web-based music store, introduced Thursday, is specifically optimized for the Safari browser on the iPhone and iPod Touch. That means, for the first time, Apple users can download...
Amazon's move against Apple signals greater focus on music

51% Of All American Households Now Own At Least One Apple Product (AAPL)

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Half of all U.S. households own at least one Apple product, according to CNBC’s All-America Economic survey. That’s more than 55 million homes with at least one iPhone, iPad, iPod or Mac computer. And one-in-10 homes that aren’t currently in that group plan to join it in the next year. But Apple [AAPL] doesn’t...
51% Of All American Households Now Own At Least One Apple Product (AAPL)

Top Trends of 2012: The Consumer Cloud

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In 2012 we've seen amazing growth in the Consumer Cloud, meaning cloud computing for everyday users. There are three main categories in the Consumer Cloud: storage, sync, and notes. Dropbox, Apple's iCloud and Evernote (respectively) have been the most impressive performers in each category so far this year. Note that the...
Top Trends of 2012: The Consumer Cloud

Opera: Android devices were served most ad impressions in Q4 2012, but iOS still top for engagement

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Opera has released its latest quarterly State of Mobile Advertising report and the findings from Q4 2012 show a sizable growth in the number of impressions served to Android devices, but Apple users remains the most engaged. The Norwegian Web browser maker — which produces its findings from 50 billion...
Opera: Android devices were served most ad impressions in Q4 2012, but iOS still top for engagement

Bing Brings Its Revamped Social Sidebar To The iPad and iPad Mini

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A few days ago, Bing rolled out its redesigned social sidebar for the desktop and the company just announced that it is now also bringing this new design to its search results pages on the iPad. The new social sidebar – one of the marquee features of Microsoft’s search engine...
Bing Brings Its Revamped Social Sidebar To The iPad and iPad Mini
Apple iPhone Users Most Likely To Research Products, Buy And Bank On Their Devices

Find My Mac both useful and frustrating for law enforcement

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Find My Mac can be used to show the location of a stolen Mac, but the service often does not provide enough evidence to obtain a search warrant and get the stolen device back to its rightful owner, the Dutch police said on Monday.Find My Mac is a free...
Find My Mac both useful and frustrating for law enforcement

Apple does the two-step: new layer of security added to Apple ID, iCloud

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Apple is giving its users more security over their Apple accounts and remotely stored data with a new option of two-step security authentication. Users can add two forms of verification on their Apple ID — the identity used to sign into iTunes, the App Store, FaceTime, iMessage and more —...
Apple does the two-step: new layer of security added to Apple ID, iCloud

HBO Go

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Yesterday as I was getting off a plane, I saw this tweet on my phone and replied to it: @jwklemanski yessssss @sai_tools @stevekovach — Fred Wilson (@fredwilson) February 12, 2013   Steve probably tweeted that news at me because of the HBO No Go post from last August in which...
HBO Go

Sony ends 8 years of resistance, finally brings its music to Apple's iTunes in its native Japan

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In what is a clear sign of the times, struggling entertainment giant Sony has finally given in to Apple and opened its catalogue of music to users of the US company’s iTunes service in its native Japan, ending an 8-year long shutout. The Nikkei reports that the service began yesterday...
Sony ends 8 years of resistance, finally brings its music to Apple's iTunes in its native Japan
Why Opera thrives in Europe's last dictatorship

How To Get Flash On Your iPad

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A reader wants to play Flash files on an iPad. What are the options? My iPad seems not to support the Adobe Flash Player, which is a nuisance. Is there a solution or any alternative short of buying a tablet that does support the player? David Buck, by email Not...
How To Get Flash On Your iPad

Apple's TV Remote of the Future? It's Already Here, In Your Hands

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It’s possible that one day, Tim Cook will stand up onstage and show off a “real” Apple TV set — an integrated box/screen/entertainment device  – that will replace whatever’s sitting in your living room now. Another possibility: Over time, Apple simply builds an Apple TV set right in front of...
Apple's TV Remote of the Future? It's Already Here, In Your Hands

iTunes users spend $40/year on apps, music, and digital shtuff

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Apple has built a massive and fast-growing $16 billion annual revenue stream in digital content alone, Apple analyst Horace Dediu says. The company announced that quarterly iTunes revenues topped $4 billion — including $2.4 billion in content alone...
iTunes users spend $40/year on apps, music, and digital shtuff

Criminals compromise over 100 sites to display fake Apple ID login pages used in spam email phishing attacks

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Criminals this past week are increasingly targeting Apple IDs as part of their phishing schemes. They are compromising websites so that they can host fake login pages, which are then linked in email spam sent out to trick unsuspecting Apple users. The latest attack was discovered by Trend Micro, which...
Criminals compromise over 100 sites to display fake Apple ID login pages used in spam email phishing attacks

Apple settles lawsuit over apps aimed at kids -- will pay $5 iTunes credit or cash

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Did your kid rack up  charges on Apple’s app store without your permission? You may be in luck: the company says it will pay to settle a lawsuit over so-called “bait apps,” which are games that can be downloaded for free but then charge for “game currency” like virtual goods or...
Apple settles lawsuit over apps aimed at kids -- will pay $5 iTunes credit or cash

Apple users launch U.K. legal case against Google tracking

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A group of Apple users in the UK have launched a legal case against Google after the search giant was found to have bypassed privacy settings in the Safari browser by U.S. authorities....
Apple users launch U.K. legal case against Google tracking

Google sued by iPhone users in U.K. over Safari tracking

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A new privacy battle against the Web giant is heating up in the U.K. as Apple users claim their Internet habits were illegally tracked on the Safari Web browser. [Read more]...
Google sued by iPhone users in U.K. over Safari tracking

Pentagon prepares to let Apple and Samsung challenge BlackBerry

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US Defense Department poised to clear rival suppliers to bid for contracts to supply smartphones and tabletsBlackBerry, long a fixture in the Pentagon, could shortly face huge challenges from Apple and Samsung for contracts to sell millions of smartphones and tablets to the US Defense Department. Both are expected to...
Pentagon prepares to let Apple and Samsung challenge BlackBerry

Google's big push to make better iOS apps than Apple

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Some of the best basic iPhone apps hitting the iOS App Store lately aren’t from the iPhone maker, but from one of its biggest rivals. Google, which recently launched or relaunched a series of well-received apps for Apple’s flagship devices, is now courting Apple developers, in addition to wooing Apple users...
Google's big push to make better iOS apps than Apple

Users finally triumph as Skype 5.8 goes on the Ultra Slimfast diet

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Yesterday, Skype updated its Mac client, significantly altering the user interface. That is not the story. Rather, the story is why the company changed, and how the update is largely focused on placating angry Apple users. In November 2010 Skype updated its Mac client and Skype went from a messaging...
Users finally triumph as Skype 5.8 goes on the Ultra Slimfast diet
Just 4% of iOS 6 users still using Apple Maps after 5 days
iOS default despair: Where Ars staff turns for better app experiences
Google doesn’t plan to leave iOS users without a fight

Apple Taps Martin Scorsese And His Eyebrows For The Latest Siri Commercial

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The latest Siri commercial just hit, and like recent ad spots, Apple turned to a celebrity to endorse the lackluster iOS feature. And, also like the other commercials, the dialog between Siri and the user seems a bit more simple, almost mundane, in comparisons to the early Siri commercials....
Apple Taps Martin Scorsese And His Eyebrows For The Latest Siri Commercial

Google Search for Android gets reminders, upcoming content, real-time public transit updates, and more

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Google on Wednesday announced an update to its Google Search app for Android, adding new features such as reminders, upcoming content, and real-time public transit. You can grab the new update now from Google Play. First up the Google app now lets you set reminders. This plays into the integrated...
Google Search for Android gets reminders, upcoming content, real-time public transit updates, and more

Apple to settle suit over in-app purchases by kids with $5 iTunes credit per aggrevied party

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Apple has agreed to settle a lawsuit with parents claiming that their youths ran up heavy charges on in-app purchases without permission. The settlement is all but humorous: $5 in iTunes credit, or a fiver in cash. The apps in question were free, but charged for in-app items and the...
Apple to settle suit over in-app purchases by kids with $5 iTunes credit per aggrevied party

Apple rules top three smartphone spots but loses new users to Android

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Apple continues to hold the title for some of the top-selling smartphone models, with the iPhone 4S being the best selling handset in the US last quarter, according to a new report by market research firm NPD. But while the iPhone has repeatedly made Apple the top smartphone vendor...
Apple rules top three smartphone spots but loses new users to Android
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