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Uber and Cheezburger Team To Deliver 15 Min of Cat Playtime To You

Did you know that today is National Cat Day? In honor of the occasion, private car service Uber has teamed with popular meme site Cheezburger to bring kittens right to you. The idea is that anyone in New York City, Seattle, and San Francisco can request a kitten delivery and spend 15 minutes …

Why Apple's Stock Gyrated During Earnings Release...And Is Heading Up

Apple released Q4 FY 2013 earnings last evening, beating EPS expectations by $0.32, surpassing revenue expectations and delivering at the high end of revenue guidance. The stock closed at $529 before earnings and traded up to over $540 with the impressive EPS headlines. Then, gross margin guidance …

MacBook Pro with Retina display review (13-inch, 2013)

When Apple held its last big keynote, it unveiled some new iPads, just like we knew it would. But it also used the 80-minute news conference to refresh its Mac lineup, announcing a new Mac Pro desktop and some slimmed-down MacBook Pros, all running Apple's brand-new operating system, OS X 10.9 …

Evernote iOS app adds Places feature, lets Premium users edit their home screen

Last month, Evernote rolled out a revamped Skitch app, giving it a fresh coat of paint to fit in with iOS 7. Today, the main Evernote app for iPhones and iPads has gotten similar aesthetic treatment, and added a couple of new features to boot. First up is the Places feature for both free and paid …

How a Free OS Will Pay Off for Apple

For Apple, offering its new OS X Mavericks operating system to Mac users for free isn’t a new idea, but a return to an old one.<p>Back in the day, the …

Apple gives trio of apps iOS 7 makeovers, Podcasts nabs background downloads

iOS 7 has a slew of new features, but perhaps its most convenient is that it allows applications to pull data from the cloud in the background -- and now one of Apple's most derided apps is getting some of that love. In its latest incarnation, the Podcasts app can grab new episodes of your favorite …

Apple and Facebook ramp up lobbying efforts, but still trail Google

Search giant spent $3.4 million on lobbying US legislators last quarter, according to latest disclosures<p>Google still leads consumer technology companies when it comes to lobbying legislators on Capitol Hill, but Facebook, Apple, and others are increasing their efforts. The search giant spent $3.4 …

App grades companies' political bent

Curious whether your preferred car company leans conservative or liberal? Or which restaurant chain most closely aligns with your views on abortion? You guessed it — there’s an app for that.<p>A new app called 2nd Vote is designed to allow conservative voters to see how companies score on five issues: …

Apple removes HMV iOS app for 'violating App Store guidelines'

Retailer criticises Apple for demanding changes despite having approved the app last month, while retail trade body ERA claims ban raises 'serious issues of competition'<p>Apple has removed HMV's new iOS app from its App Store for enabling people to buy music downloads, despite approving the feature …

Man Sues Apple Over iOS 7 Because He Hates It That Much

One man has officially raised the bar for how much someone can hate iOS 7.<p>Mark Menacher from Poway, Calif. has filed a complaint against Apple CEO Tim Cook seeking the removal of the file on his Apple devices that prompts owners to download iOS 7 every time an iPhone or iPad is restarted, as CNET …

You can Buy Apple's Redesigned Mac Pro Before End of Year

Apple’s redesigned, cylindrical Mac Pro will be available to order before the end of the year for $2,999 , the company announced today.<p>The new Mac Pro is a dramatic departure from the lumbering, silver high-end desktop that creative professionals have relied on (and often grown fond of) over the …

Apple Unveils Redesigned iWork Suite With Online Collaboration [iPad Event]

iLife isn’t Apple’s only software suite that’s getting love today. Eddy Cue also demoed new versions of iWork, Apple’s productivity suite that has been in desperate need of a redesign for years. A big addition is full file compatibility on any iOS or Mac device and on web, so anything can be opened …

Apple Upgrades MacBook Pro with New CPUs, 700-Series Graphics

New models priced at $1,299 and $1,999, respectively.<p>On Tuesday, Apple announced its long anticipated updates to the MacBook Pro with Retina Display. …

Apple: 170 million iPads sold to date

Pointing out that it was once mocked as something that would "never replace netbooks," Apple CEO Tim Cook boasted that the company has sold 170 million iPads since the device's launch. "Remember netbooks?" He quipped. According to Cook, there are 475,000 iPad apps, and they're not those "stretched …

Next-generation Mac Pro in various states of undress (eyes-on)

It wasn't behind protective glass this time, so that's definitely a step in the right direction for the next-generation Mac Pro, which was first trotted out at WWDC back in June. Today it was beautifully sprawled out for all the world to see, in various states of deconstruction. The display …

Apple drops price of regular iPad mini to $299

Apple's iPad Air and retina iPad mini may be getting all the headlines, but its elders also made a bit of news at the company's event today. As is the Apple way, with the introduction of new hardware comes a price drop for the old. How much? The old 16GB WiFi iPad mini now costs $299, down from its …

Sapphire usage in smartphones set to soar, study finds

Demand for the material will nearly triple over the next several years as handset makers eye sapphire as durable cover material for lenses, buttons, and displays, according to IHS.<p>Sapphire is becoming an increasingly popular material for smartphones, a new study from research firm IHS …

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iPad 6 with 30-40% Higher Pixel Density Expected in 2014

Countering earlier reports about the possibility of Apple launching a larger, 12.9-inch iPad next year, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo states in a new research note that the company will instead release a new sixth-generation 9.7-inch iPad with 30-40% higher pixel density than seen in both the …

GroupMe updated with video sharing and new design for iOS 7

GroupMe, the Microsoft-owned group messaging app, has today been redesigned for Apple's iOS 7. The latest update brings a flatter, more minimalistic appearance, though the app remains largely unchanged as a whole. There is one significant addition, however, and that's video. With the new version of …

Blokify iOS app aims to make modeling for 3D printers accessible to kids

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Blokify<p>Working with most modeling software is a difficult, time-consuming affair that is far from kid-friendly. …

Seene for iPhone produces simple, shareable 3D photos

It's (relatively) easy to see 3D images on an iPhone, at least with the right equipment; producing those images is another matter. Seene's new iOS app makes that capture process downright trivial, however. The software creates parallax-based 3D photos with the help of the phone's accelerometer, …

Twice as many people buying iPhone 5s as iPhone 5c (latest claim)

With no word from Apple on the breakdown of its record-breaking iPhone sales between 5s and 5c (and no word expected during the company’s earnings call either), everyone is posting their estimates.<p>First to the punch was Localytics, who used iPhone connections to mobile and web apps to come up with …

Yelp iOS app replaces Home tab w/ new toolbar for quick access to reviews, photos, and check-ins

Yelp updated its iOS app today with a slightly tweaked UI that makes it easier for users to quickly post reviews, photos and check-in at locations. The app is getting rid of its old Home tab and now by default loads up the “Nearby” tab. In addition, the the tab in the middle along the bottom of the …

Apple crediting eligible iOS users who paid for iWork, iLife after September 1st

During Apple’s September event, the Tim Cook announced that all new iOS devices purchased after September 1st would be given the option to get iWork and most iLife apps for free. Some users who had purchased iOS devices after the first of the month, however, had already paid for those apps prior to …