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Debunk: September iPads, gold iPhone scratch tests, Apple products in Iran, more

This morning, news is circulating regarding claims of a September iPad launch, gold iPhone 5S scratch tests, Apple products being allowed to be imported into Iran, and Apple potentially disrupting the way that mobile carriers work. Let’s take a look at each of these claims…<p><b>1)</b> First, Apple is now …

25 People Who Will Be 'The Next Steve Jobs'

Everyone from Jeff Bezos to Marissa Meyer to "a bikini video director" has been anointed the next Steve Jobs. Here's every such mention we could find.<p>Even before his death nearly two years ago, writers of all stripes began to wonder, "Who is the next Steve Jobs?" It was fitting, in a ghoulish sort …

Hey Apple: Regular People Have No Idea How To Manage Photos On Their iPhone

I’m serious, they don’t. They don’t know that they don’t, but they don’t. If you grab a co-workers iPhone and they have 2500 photos on the camera …

Saints Row team 'didn't appreciate' THQ's marketing focus on porn actresses

The use of porn actresses in the marketing of Saints Row was not "appreciated" by developer Volition, associate producer Kate Nelson told Edge, pointing to a particular occasion when marketing executives at publisher THQ suggested porn star Tera Patrick had been a "special producer" for the project.<p>…

iOS 7 still 'a work in progress' alleges The Next Web

No matter your opinion on iOS 7, there's no denying it's a radical departure from any Apple design that came before it. And if you believe <i>The Next Web</i>, that may be no accident. According to the blog, as Jony Ive has taken the software design reins, he has reportedly approached design and …

Why Apple ditched its skeuomorphic design for iOS7

Are you ready to join the future? That seems to be the subtext of every tech presentation of the 21st century, but for Apple, acknowledged leaders in …

Apple’s Golden State: Just Doing What’s Right

Among his last advice he had for me, and for all of you, was to never ask what he would do. “Just do what’s right.”<p>That’s what Tim Cook told the audience of Apple employees at the memorial for Steve Jobs, following his passing in 2011. Now, nearly two years later, we’re starting to see that plan …

iOS 7 is not a redesign — it’s a pretty coat of paint

Apple unveiled the newest version of its mobile operating system yesterday. While much of the tech world fawned over the new design, I’m not impressed. iOS 7 is a nice refresh of the basic look, but it does nothing to advance the operating system beyond the basic menu of buttons it’s relied on …

iOS 7 Leaves Older iPhones And iPads Out Of The Fun

iOS 7 hits iPhones this fall, but only the iPhone 5 and iPod touch will get all the features announced at WWDC. The iPhone 4 and 4S will only get the new iOS 7 look and a splattering of features. And forget about the iPhone 3GS and older iPhones. They will be stuck in the skeuomorphic world of iOS …

Take A Good Look At Apple’s New iOS 7 With These Early Screenshots

iOS 7 was announced today officially at WWDC 2013, and it brings a lot of visual changes to Apple’s mobile OS, plus a host of new features and functionality as well. The official release is still a few months off, but one enterprising developer, Brian Roizen, has posted a fairly extensive …

Apple Gives iOS an Entirely New Look and Feel

Apple’s long product silence ended this morning at the company’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference keynote with the debut of a number of new …

'Activation lock' to tighten iOS security

Apple may not be able to do anything to stop a mugger from stealing your iPhone, but changes in iOS 7 will prevent the thief from trying to sell the phone as new.<p>At its Worldwide Developers Conference here on Monday, Apple unveiled several security enhancements. Activation Lock is the most …

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PlayStation 4, Xbox One pre-orders sold out at most major retailers

Wal-Mart is one of the few major U.S. retailers that's still accepting pre-orders for both the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4.<p>If you're eager to be one of the first gamers to get your hands on the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One but haven't pre-ordered either console yet, you might be in for a rude …

Apple reportedly signs Samsung for next-gen iPhone chips

Apple and Samsung's relationship is apparently not so strained as to prevent the South Korean electronics giant from providing the chips that will power future iPhones, a recent report claimed.<p>Samsung will supply Apple with A9 chips based on a 14-nanometer process node starting in 2015, the Korea …

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Press Start: Xbox One design explained, Far Cry 4 hinted, and more

A selection of links, hand-picked by the Guardian games writers.<p>Xbox One, Hardware, Xbox, Reveal, Design | Xbox Wire<p>The official Xbox Wire blog …

Online Game Company Kabam Now Valued at $700M

Kabam, the San Francisco-based online gaming company, is now worth $700 million based on a recent sale of $38.5 million worth of current and former employees’ common stock, the Wall Street Journal reports.<p>The company says none of the money raised will go to itself. In a statement reported by WSJ, …

Report: Upgraded spec, lighter iPad Mini expected later this year, ‘almost bezel-free’ Retina version next year

If today’s <i>Digitimes</i> report is to be believed, Apple has a spec-updated iPad Mini due later this year, in time for the holidays. Details are, of course, scant but a slightly updated version of the current iPad mini which is expected to be ‘lighter, thinner and equipped with improved specifications’ …

Rovio Confirms Angry Birds Star Wars II Launch For Sept. 19 With 30 Playable Characters And Hasbro Partnership

Rovio and Lucasfilm have just confirmed that it will indeed launch a sequel to the much-beloved Angry Birds Star Wars game on September 19 across the globe. This confirms our earlier report from last week.<p>Rovio’s Angry Birds Star Wars takes the same physics-based gameplay and puts it in a …

Head of Google China Steps Down After 6 Years

Google is changing the head of its business in China after it confirmed that current country boss Dr John Liu will step down in search of a new challenge after six years in the role.<p>Liu — who earned his doctorate from Tekniske University in Denmark — will leave in August having presided over a …

Apple gearing up iPhone 5S for output this month, analyst says

Apple is gearing up to start iPhone 5S production later this month as part of a plan to make 15 million of the devices, Jefferies analyst Peter Misek said in a note Monday morning.<p>The latest speculation about the iPhone 5S -- which remains the fodder of rumor and expectation, as Apple has kept mum …

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Apple investigates iPhone electrocution death in China

Apple is investigating the death of a woman in China who was allegedly electrocuted by her iPhone, in the latest public relations setback for Apple in its second-largest market.<p>Ma Ailun, 23, was found dead holding her plugged-in iPhone 4, with burns on her hand and foot, according to media accounts …

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HP Names Former Microsoft Exec Ray Ozzie and Two Others to Board

Computing giant Hewlett-Packard concluded its search for three new directors today, naming former Microsoft CTO Ray Ozzie and two others to its board.<p>…

Google cracking down on sites that push fake, spammy search results to users

Google is always trying to crack down on deceptive pages in its search results, and the company says its going to take harsher action against sites that push fake search results to users. Sometimes, when visiting a site from Google's search results, pressing the "back" button in the browser will …

Nokia's inexpensive Lumia 520 is now the most popular global Window Phone handset

Last week AdDuplex teased that the Nokia Lumia 520 handset had become the most popular Windows Phone handset in the world, but declined to publish its formal statistics at that time. The company, which provides advertising solutions to both Windows and Windows Phone applications, has put out the …

After Expanding To Fashion, Gojee Launches A Shop For NYC Designers

Gojee, the site that began as a recipe destination in July 2011 and expanded to high-end clothing last December, has made its first move toward serious money making. The company is launching a new app today with a shopping platform, Gojee NY, which sells clothing exclusively from up-and-coming New …

First Instagram movie trailer is a job for 'Jobs'

Instagram may not be quite so instant anymore now that it supports video, but that hasn't stopped the marketing juggernaut behind the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic from using the platform to debut what the studio calls the world's first Instagram trailer.<p>The trailer is 15 seconds worth of dramatic …

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Ubisoft says the only games worth making are blockbuster franchises

Ubisoft is only interested in releasing video games that can be developed into successful (and lucrative) franchises. Tony Key, the publisher's VP of sales and marketing, made that message abundantly clear in a recent interview with <i>A List Daily</i>. "That's what all our games are about; we won't even …

Apple Appeal Hearing Against Samsung Set for August 9

Apple and Samsung are set for another legal tussle on August 9 after a judge scheduled a hearing date for Apple’s appeal over a denial of a permanent injunction against its rival, FOSS Patents reports.<p>After initially winning damages of $1.05 billion last summer, Apple lost out in its bid for a …

Apple investigates electrocution-by-iPhone report

<b>Apple has said it will "fully investigate" reports that a woman was electrocuted in China while trying to use an iPhone while it was recharging.</b><p>The 23-year-old's brother has given an interview saying that her family believes she received a shock when trying to answer a call on the handset.<p>News …