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As It Nears 50K Apps, How the Android Market Can Take a Bite Out of Apple’s App Store

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Google’s Android Market is on pace to cross the 50,000 application titles threshold this week, based on data from AndroLib, up from 20,000 just four months ago. But the Android Market needs a vast overhaul if it’s ever going to catch up to — much less surpass — Apple’s App...
As It Nears 50K Apps, How the Android Market Can Take a Bite Out of Apple’s App Store

Bug report hints that a mature build of OS X 10.9 may be ready for WWDC

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From the initial preview to its final release, Mountain Lion took a journey that lasted over five months and saw 269 builds of the update before finally going gold in July of 2012. In fact, it was more than a month after its big WWDC keynote that Apple finally...
Bug report hints that a mature build of OS X 10.9 may be ready for WWDC

Apple tweaks fine print behind iBooks Author software

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Apple has changed a controversial section of its iBooks Author end user license agreement, saying that users who want to sell outside of Apple's digital stores can do so, as long as they save in a different format....
Apple tweaks fine print behind iBooks Author software

Apple releases Mountain Lion 10.8.2 build to devs, focuses on Facebook, iMessage and more

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Shortly after letting the 10.8.1 Mountain Lion out of the bag, Cupertino's now released the next dotted version of its feline OS X to members of the developer community. According to the seed note, this early release will be focusing on a slew of social areas as well as...
Apple releases Mountain Lion 10.8.2 build to devs, focuses on Facebook, iMessage and more

Apple appoints John Browett as Senior Vice President of Retail

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Apple has appointed John Browett as their new Senior Vice President of Retail. Mr Browett will be leaving his position of CEO of Dixons Retail, Europe’s largest specialist electrical retailer. “Our retail stores are all about customer service, and John shares that commitment like no one else we’ve met,”...
Apple appoints John Browett as Senior Vice President of Retail

Apple, where's the software?

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Apple had a lot of great hardware news today, but I hoped for a little more news about software, or at least some updates. [Read more]...
Apple, where's the software?
Routing Around Apple's Restrictions, AppCertain & Others Bring Enterprise-Level Control To Consumers In The Interest Of Child Safety

Apple's Oct. 23rd event roundup: iPad mini, 4th gen iPad, new iMac, 13-inch MBP with Retina Display and more

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Apple teased that it had "a little more to show" us prior to today's San Francisco event, but it's clear now that the phrasing was humble at best. Not only has the much-anticipated, rumored and leaked 7.9-inch iPad mini been officially revealed, but so has a smattering of new...
Apple's Oct. 23rd event roundup: iPad mini, 4th gen iPad, new iMac, 13-inch MBP with Retina Display and more

Twitter for Mac update brings photo sharing improvements, Retina display support

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Twitter's showing off an updated version of its Mac app today, featuring a number of key fixes, including improvements to photo sharing and a slew of new languages. On the image side of things, you can now share a photo by clicking on the camera icon in the tweet...
Twitter for Mac update brings photo sharing improvements, Retina display support

After powering 100 issues of 'Trvl' for iPad, Prss is pitched as 'the software Apple forgot to make'

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Popular iPad-only magazine Trvl reached 100 issues and a million app installs last week. Now, the company behind the publication has set its sights on its next major milestone: this summer's public launch of its proprietary publishing tool, Prss.    ...
After powering 100 issues of 'Trvl' for iPad, Prss is pitched as 'the software Apple forgot to make'

Apple has reportedly considered moving away from Intel for the Mac, perhaps to custom built processors?

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Apple has been designing its own CPUs for its iPhone and iPad for several generations now. The latest generation, the A6 found in the iPhone 5, not only had its package designed by Apple, the core of the processor was laid out by hand. This shows Apple’s dedication to balancing...
Apple has reportedly considered moving away from Intel for the Mac, perhaps to custom built processors?

Apple to debut new versions of iOS & OS X at WWDC on June 10

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) will be held June 10 through June 14 in San Francisco, with tickets for the event on sale tomorrow, the company announced today. WWDC is often a place Apple shows off new...
Apple to debut new versions of iOS & OS X at WWDC on June 10

iTunes 11.0.3 released with enhanced MiniPlayer, multi-disc albums

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Cutting through all the Google I/O news is this update from Apple: today, Cupertino released iTunes version 11.0.3. This isn't just an incremental refresh, as several new features are on board, including an improved Songs View and the ability to view multi-disc albums as a single album. The update...
iTunes 11.0.3 released with enhanced MiniPlayer, multi-disc albums

Japan court rules Apple did not infringe two Samsung patents

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In the latest scuffle between Apple and Samsung, a Tokyo court has ruled that the iPhone 4 and 4S do not infringe on two of Sammy's patents. According to The Asahi Shimbun, a decision on September 14th found Apple had not violated a patent related to app downloads, as...
Japan court rules Apple did not infringe two Samsung patents

OS X camera RAW compatibility update adds Sony RX1, Nikon D5200 and more

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Apple's 'Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 4.04' is out, and although we rarely report on these frequent releases, there are a few notable shooters named in this particular version. Available for Macs running OS X Lion 10.7.5 and above, or Mountain Lion 10.8.2 and above, the update now allows...
OS X camera RAW compatibility update adds Sony RX1, Nikon D5200 and more

Updated Gmail for iOS links directly to Chrome, Google Maps and YouTube apps

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The official Gmail app for iOS has been available since 2011, but up until now, links to Maps and other Google utilities have directed users to the browser rather than to the respective programs. A just-released update to Gmail for iOS lets you jump into Chrome, Google Maps, YouTube...
Updated Gmail for iOS links directly to Chrome, Google Maps and YouTube apps
Product announcements for days: Microsoft and Apple madness

APPLE EXECUTIVE ON MAPS: 'We Own This,' 'This Is No One's Issue But Ours' (AAPL)

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Apple is trying to do some damage control with the PR debacle that is Apple maps. In the New York Times, David Pogue crushes Apple maps, saying it may be "the least usable piece of software" Apple has ever released. In his column on maps, Pogue quotes two Apple maps...
APPLE EXECUTIVE ON MAPS: 'We Own This,' 'This Is No One's Issue But Ours' (AAPL)

iPad rumor round-up: Back-from-vacation edition

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What we know, what we don’t know, what the gossip sites are saying today The Wi-Fi in the Dominican Republic was as on-and-off as the hot water showers, but some news from the tech world did manage to reach us on the beach. With Apple (AAPL) scheduled to reveal its...
iPad rumor round-up: Back-from-vacation edition

Switched On: Chrome on the range

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. If Chrome OS didn't start out with an inferiority complex living in the shadow of the massive adoption of its cousin Android, and with Eric Schmidt dismissing the hardware that would run it as cheap and interchangeable,...
Switched On: Chrome on the range
Apple to release Flashback removal software, working to take down botnet

8 Things Developers Want Apple To Introduce At Its Big Conference Next Month (AAPL)

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For iOS developers, there's really nothing like Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference. The event, which will be held next month in San Francisco, is where Apple typically announces a bunch of new software and hardware updates. Business Insider surveyed several prominent developers to find out their wish list for features they'd...
8 Things Developers Want Apple To Introduce At Its Big Conference Next Month (AAPL)
Apple’s OS X Mountain Lion brings more to the desktop from the iPhone, iPad

Bluestacks for Mac hits beta, injects a little Google in your Apple

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If you're one of those folks that like to bridge the divide -- rocking an Android handset, but rely on a Mac for heavy lifting -- we've got some good news. Bluestacks, the emulator that lets you run Android apps on your desktop has hit beta on OS X....
Bluestacks for Mac hits beta, injects a little Google in your Apple

The iTunes influence, part two: Setting the music free

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"I think the consumer is going to be driving this train for quite a long time." -- Casey Rae, deputy director, Future of Music Coalition In 2003, the iTunes Music Store established an environment for downloadable music at exactly the time when consumers needed a safe and stable online...
The iTunes influence, part two: Setting the music free

Apple displays iOS 7 banner at Moscone ahead of WWDC

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  This slideshow requires JavaScript. Apple has been steadily preparing the Moscone Center in San Francisco for its Worldwide Developer Conference all week long. Today banners for iOS 7 appeared featuring a very colorful and thin “7″ denoting the version of the software Apple will preview on Monday. We’ll be...
Apple displays iOS 7 banner at Moscone ahead of WWDC

Chrome for iOS gets Google Cloud Print, Air Print and fullscreen capability

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It's been a little less than a year since Google first gave iPhone owners access to its favored browser, and since then, Big G has been adding more and more features to Chrome for iOS -- Blink, and you might miss an update. Well, the eagle-eyed folks at The...
Chrome for iOS gets Google Cloud Print, Air Print and fullscreen capability

Alfred v2 brings Workflows, automates what Automator might not

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Anyone who's heavily invested in the Mac ecosystem knows Automator, a built-in tool that can string together multiple computing actions without having to know a lick of code. Some of us may want a little more power, or just a different variety of power -- which is where the...
Alfred v2 brings Workflows, automates what Automator might not

Apple updates iWork suite with support for Mountain Lion, Retina MacBook Pro

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Looking for something else to download once you're finished with all 4.34GB of Mountain Lion? Then you'll be glad to know that Apple has now also updated its full iWork suite of applications for the occasion. That includes Pages, Keynote and Numbers, all of which have not only be...
Apple updates iWork suite with support for Mountain Lion, Retina MacBook Pro

Apple delivers update to bring Power Nap feature to 2011, 2012 MacBook Airs

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Amidst all the Mountain Lion excitement from yesterday, a few members of the Apple crowd were inadvertently forgotten -- yes, we're talking about 2011 / 2012 MacBook Air and Retina MBP owners looking for some extensive Power Nap action. Luckily for most of them, however, the Cupertino behemoth's quickly...
Apple delivers update to bring Power Nap feature to 2011, 2012 MacBook Airs
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