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Apple And Intel Could Strike A Chip Deal For iPhones and iPads

According to a report from Reuters, Intel could be striking a deal with Apple in the near future.

Apple Plans to Refund 23 Million iTunes Customers For In-App Purchases

Once in a while, you hear about a boy or girl that racked up a huge bill through in-app purchases. Apple is now looking to refund some of these parents.
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Samsung gets a $450 Million Dropped from Apple Patent Battle

Samsung will be breathing a sigh of relief, as Judge Lucy Koh has amended the $1 Billion figure it has been ordered to pay Apple.
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Samsung Wallet Takes on Google and Apple’s Mobile Payment Apps

The new Samsung Wallet app may look like a good idea on the surface, but do we really need a payment app that will complete with Google Wallet?
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Apple Patent Filing Suggests Future iDevices May Think for Themselves

It looks Apple's iDevices could someday become self-aware. Okay, that's an exaggeration, but a new patent does suggest "situational awareness" for iDevices.

Leaked Apple Patent Shows Possible iWatch Design

Fictional characters like James Bond and Inspector Gadget may have been among the first people to get a "smart watch," but the idea of a "smart watch" is quickly starting to hit the mainstream with products like the Pebble Watch. Not to be outdone, Apple is also reportedly in the labs developing an iWatch of their own and now we've got a leaked patent to prove it.
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Apple Accounted for 19.9% of U.S Technology Sales Last Year

Apple managed to pull in over 2% more from U.S technology sales last year despite a down turn in total consumer tech sales.

Apple Fixes Software Bugs With iOS 6.1.1 Update

After iOS 6.1 was released, a few issues became prevalent relating to the lock screen and Microsoft Exchange. Now Apple has responded with a bug fix.

One in Every Six PCs Sold in Q4 Was An Apple iPad, Says Canalys

With the personal computer market on the rise, one in six PCs sold in Q4 was an Apple iPad. Tablets are quickly becoming the preferred personal computer.

Apple Fans are Slacking Off According to Consumer Loyalty Index

If I was to write "Apple sucks" at the start of this very article it would be ridiculous for me to believe there wasn't...

Apple “iPhablet” to make an appearance in 2014?

Apple is quickly being left behind in the smartphone market due to their continued use of smaller screens, but does this mean that a...
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Apple was the Number One US Mobile Phone Vendor in Q4

For the last five years Samsung has held strong as the number one mobile phone vendor in the United States, but in Q4 Apple stole the show with great sales.

Apple iOS 6.1 Jailbreak Right Around the Corner?

Yesterday Apple released iOS 6.1 update to the masses. iOS 6.1 is a pretty minor upgrade but does include support for LTE carriers around the world. New LTEs in Denmark, Italy and many areas of the Middle East will now be supported, with Apple’s addition of 23 new iPad LTE and 36 new iPhone operators. But the most exciting part of the release is 6.1s open door for hackers.

Leaked: First Look at the Upcoming Apple iPad 5

We will naturally have to take this leak with a grain of salt, but it looks like we are getting our first look at the upcoming fifth-generation iPad from Apple.
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iPad 128GB Model Officially Confirmed by Apple, $799 for Wi-Fi Only Version

Yesterday we mentioned that a new leak from 9to5mac suggested that an 128GB iPad 4th-gen tablet was likely on its way to retail. Now Apple has made it official earlier today.
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Apple celebrating Chinese New Year across Asia with “Red Friday”

Apple are holding a special "Red Friday" celebration across China this Friday for the upcoming Chinese New Year.

LG Overtakes Apple in U.S. Handset Market Sales

When it comes to United States smartphone sales, Apple is clearly king controlling a record 53 % of US smartphone market. Looking at the bigger picture of all handset sales (feature and smartphone combined), Apple has solidly kept in second place ever since the release of the iPhone 4S-- until now. A new report suggests that LG has taken the 2nd place spot, knocking Apple to third overall.

Apple Cutting Back on 9.7-Inch iPad Screen Production

Production of the 9.7-inch touchscreen panel has been reduced at Sharp, the major supplier of those screens for Apple's iPad.
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Apple Denies the Idea of Making a Cheaper iPhone Model

Recently we reported on a resurfaced rumor suggesting that Apple might be working on a cheaper version of the iPhone. At the time we said it seemed out of character for Apple, and unless it was aimed at the Chinese market, it was probably not too likely.
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Is Huawei’s Spirit Enough to Take on Apple and Samsung?

Huawei's head of consumer electronics, Richard Yu, isn't the type to mix words, boldly declaring: "The best smartphone is from Huawei. Not from our competitors."

Could Apple Be Working on a Cheaper iPhone, Rumors Say Yes

The WSJ and now Bloomberg are both pumping out new rumors suggesting Apple might be working on a lower-tier smartphone to go alongside its flagship (currently iPhone 5) model.
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Could 2013 be the Year that Apple Releases Music Streaming Service?

There have been rumors going on for a while now that Apple is considering its own online radio service. The idea of online streaming as an extension of iTunes isn't surprising and makes a great deal of sense as offerings like Spotify and Pandora continue to grow and expand their services.

Had Qualcomm Succeeded in Convincing Apple, Newton Might Have Become a Cell Phone

While smartphones were around long before Apple, there is no denying that the iPhone had a major influence on the phone market in 2007. What's interesting though is that if history had played out differently, we might have seen the first Apple smartphone roughly a decade earlier.

Apple Files for Stylus Patent of its Own

When the Samsung Galaxy Note hit the scene, the stylus was all-but extinct when it came to most modern mobile devices. Despite this, the Note brought new interest to touch-pens and even Apple seems to recognize there is a market for such a device.

Apple In Talks to Bring IGZO Displays to iPhones/iPads in 2013

Earlier this month we presented you with rumors that a next generation iPhone might include a 4-inch 2272×1280 beyond Retina IGZO display with a pixel density of 652ppi. Now, those rumors are one step closer to becoming reality.

Could Apple Eventually Release a Smartwatch? (Rumor)

Until the most recent update to the iPod Nano, one of the coolest things about the little iDevice was that it was very easy to turn the phone into a capable smartwatch.

Apple Not Playing Well With Others, Cans Pop Project

Introducing Pop, a portable battery that can charge any kind of phone including the latest in iPhone technology. The system would include cables for most every kind of port including the 30pin and Lightening connector.

Samsung Files Lawsuit Against Apple and Notification Center

In the most recent Apple vs. Samsung debacle, Apple's Notification Center is the hot topic. More specifically, Korean News site iNews24 reports that “Samsung Electronics has brought a lawsuit against Apple in a court in South Korea over its ‘Notification Center’ patent infringement.”.

Apple Rumored to be Severing Ties With Samsung

This past week, many states have been attempting to attract a major semiconductor manufacturer said to have ties to Apple Computer. New York, Oregon and Texas are all the front runners in a race to bring a new major manufacturer to the US.

Apple HDTV Set Prototypes Said to Be in Testing

The idea of an Apple Television set refuses to die it seems, and now we are hearing rumors that Apple and its manufacturing partner Hon Hai have been testing a variety of different prototype HDTVs.

Comparing Google Maps on iOS vs. Apple Maps

Apple Maps on iOS6 has developed quite the reputation for being not so good. Now that Google Maps has finally returned to the iPhone and iPad, is it really that much better than the pre-installed Apple Maps?

Walmart and Target to Offer Bargains on Apple Products Starting Next Week

Looking for a bargain on an iPhone or iPad for the holidays? Walmart has announced plans to reduce its prices on Apple products for the season.
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Samsung Galaxy S3 versus Apple iPhone 5

There has never been a greater time to buy a smartphone I'd wager. From Nokia to Samsung to Apple and even (surprisingly) LG-- there is lot to love. When it comes to iconic smartphone leaders though, we still often hear the names Samsung and Apple come up.

Jury Rules That Apple Infringes on Three Patents With the iPhone

It seems that today Apple lost in an infringement case brought against them by patent-licensing firm MobileMedia Idea LLC.
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Google versus Apple: Google’s Eric Schmidt declares Android is Beating Apple in Mobile War

In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Schmidt essentially declared it is the winner of the mobile war against Apple.

Apple Maps Could Be “Potentially Life Threatening”

People trying to get to Mildura, using Apple Maps, are instead ending up in Murray Sunset National Park and "there is no water supply within the Park and temperatures can reach as high as 46 degrees."

Apple’s “Steve Jobs” Patent Ruled Invalid in Non-Final Ruling

It seems that the USPTO has now re-examined Apple's touch-screen patent first filed in April 2008 and granted nine months later. Based on a further look, the USPTO has now decided that 20 claims from the patent are invalid.

Apple Cuts iPad mini Shipping Dates to Just One Week

When the Apple iPad mini first hit the retail channels, it sold out pretty quickly and the shipping dates weren't exactly ideal. However, it seems that Apple has finally gotten its ducks in a row and the supply chain is once again ready to roll, because the shipping dates for the iPad mini have been reduced to one week.

Tim Cook Briefly Hints at Future Apple TV Efforts

When Apple TV originally came out, it was made clear that this was a hobby device and not a major focus for Apple. In January of last year Apple reaffirmed the Apple TV was still a hobby area as well. Now, it seems things are finally changing.

Apple Devices like the iPhone 5 are Officially Coming to T-Mobile in 2013

Always wanted to get an iPhone directly from T-Mobile? Until now, the carrier has been left in the dark when it comes to Apple's popular smartphone, but no longer is this the case. T-Mobile and Apple have now entered into an agreement and will start selling iDevices through T-Mobile beginning next year.
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Alleged Apple iPhone 5S Images Have Now Leaked to the Net

The iPhone 5 hasn't been out very long, but that's not stopping rumors of the so-called iPhone 5S. Now it seems that a new set of leaked images have hit the net this morning, claiming to be the first shots of the next iPhone.

Apple’s Ultra-Thin iMac Now Available For Sale Online

Looking for a gift for a loved one, or even yourself this holiday shopping season? The new ultra-thin iMacs are now available for order via Apple’s online store.

Apple to Begin Selling Unlocked iPhone 5 Tonight

Looking to get your hands on an iPhone 5 totally unlocked? Tonight your first chance to get an unlocked iPhone 5 directly from Apple's website. Pricing has yet to officially be unveiled but is expected to be around $649, $749 and $849 for the 16, 32 and 64GB versions, respectively.
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Time Warner CEO wants Apple to release a television

Apple TV rumors have been floating around for years, and for good reason. The idea of an Apple TV is a tempting one, imagine a smart TV with Apple's design aesthetic. Sure, not everyone loves Apple but there are plenty of Apple fans out there that would eat this thing up. Apparently, Time Warner's CEO is one of these individuals.

Apple Stops Using Samsung Batteries in the iPad and Macbooks

With the patent wars still going strong, tensions are high in technology land. Just two months after Apple walked away from the courtroom a billion dollars richer, the Silicon Valley giant is trying to further distance itself from Samsung.

Move over Google TV and Apple TV, Microsoft Xbox Multimedia Box May Be In...

It seems that Apple TV and Google TV might be getting even more competition in the set-top box space. While this isn't the first time that the web has gossiped about such a device from Microsoft, it now seems that more sources are coming out and saying that an Xbox Set-top box is in fact in the cards.

What’s Better: Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ or New Apple iPad?

The surprising thing is that even though the Kindle Fire HD 8.9" starts at a full $200 cheaper than the starting price for the Apple iPad ($299 vs. $499), the specs on paper are actually very, very comparable.

Steve Wozniak Worries That Microsoft Might Be More Innovative Than Apple

Steve Wozniak is one of those guys that most of us just like, regardless of what platform we use or how we feel about Apple. Not only is he one of the founding fathers of the personal computer revolution, he tells things how it is and isn't afraid to be honest, regardless of his affiliation with Apple. When speaking at TEDx Brussels, TechCrunch got a few moments afterwards with WoZ.

Daily Deal: Apple iPhone 5 Bluetooth Qwerty Keyboard Case for $18

Do you love your new Apple iPhone 5 but wish that it had a slide-out physical QWERTY keyboard to make text messages and Facebook status updates that much easier? This case could be the perfect fit.

Apple Mac Computers May Eventually Use ARM Processors, Rumor Suggests

In 2006 the first Intel-based consumer-level Mac computers starting rolling out, and Apple hasn't looked back-- or have they? Apparently Apple is considering yet another architecture move, this time over to ARM.