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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 …

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 …

BBM for Android and iOS downloaded over 10 million times in 24 hours, says BlackBerry

BlackBerry's BBM service is one of its most beloved features, and iOS and Android users apparently haven't forgotten about it. In a blog post, BlackBerry reports that over 10 million people have downloaded its cross-platform mobile app in the first 24 hours since its release yesterday. As the …

Downloads of BlackBerry BBM app for iPhone, Android top 10 million in one day

Downloads of BlackBerry Ltd.'s BBM chat app for iPhones and Android devices have topped 10 million in just one day.<p>"It's been 24 hours since we resumed the launch of BBM for Android and iPhone," Andrew Bocking, BlackBerry's BBM chief, said in a blog post today. "And what a day it's been."<p>"BBM is …

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.Back in the day, the …

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Rocket Internet’s Easy Taxi Lands $7M From iMENA To Expand In The Middle East

Rocket Internet and iMENA Holding have announced that they will partner together to launch mobile app Easy Taxi in the Middle East and North Africa. iMENA will invest $7 million into the app’s regional rollout, which started today in Saudi Arabia.<p>According to Rocket Internet, the $7 million …

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 …

Apple's newest biz strategy: Free, free, free

Apple revealed lots of new things on Tuesday during its product event at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco, but the most intriguing among them was not on the product list -- its newest business strategy: aggressive pricing.<p>"Today we're revolutionizing pricing," said Apple's senior vice …

Why would anyone buy an iPad 2 now?

For $399, Apple's iPad mini with Retina display is a far better choice<p>Yesterday, Apple announced two new iPads: the iPad Air and the iPad mini with Retina display. Both carry Apple's speedy new A7 processor, and both come with high-resolution screens. But when the dust settles, Apple will actually …

Paperless Post Brings Its Design-Focused Greeting Cards & Invitations To iPad

Design-focused online invitations and stationery company Paperless Post has launched its first iPad application today, which now offers all the content from the Paperless Post website – including its over 10,000 customizable designs – for use on the iPad. Though the company had previously launched …

Apple retail stores begin carrying Automatic, the sensor that aims to make you a better driver

Apple retail stores have begun carrying the iPhone-connected car-tracking device Automatic. The tracking device connects to a car's OBD-II port — something that all modern vehicles should have — and then beams driving details like fuel use, mileage, engine status, and more back to an iPhone over …

OS X Mavericks Adoption Pushing Past 7% in Under 24 Hours

Less than 24 hours after OS X Mavericks launched for free in the Mac App Store, roughly 7% of Mac traffic is already coming from machines upgraded to the new operating system, according to a live tracker hosted by analytics firm GoSquared. The tracker shows adoption sitting at around 0.5-0.7% …

12 Years Ago: 'Apple's iPod Spurs Mixed Reactions'

Hindsight, but little else, is 20/20.<p>On October 23, 2001, Steve Jobs convened a group of tech reporters and Apple fans at the company's Cupertino headquarters to announce a new product: the iPod. It was a launch that would lead the company, six years later, to drop the "Computer" from "Apple …

As top tablets reach ‘Retina’ resolutions, which has the sharpest screen?

The new iPad Mini puts the same number of pixels as a larger Retina iPad into a smaller space, making for a "denser" display.<p>Apple's iPad announcements on Tuesday renewed a conflict that has smoldered since the announcement of the iPhone 4: When it comes to "Retina" displays, who has the sharpest, …

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: …

T-Mobile's new iPads, with free 200MB of data a month, offered at $0 down

T-Mobile's bringing the "Uncarrier" model to Apple's new iPads and other tablets and offering 200 megabytes of free data a month "for life."<p>Customers can buy an iPad from T-Mobile with no money down and pay in 24 monthly installments. The 16-gigabyte<p>iPad Air, for instance, normally costs $629. …

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 …

Hulu Finally Brings Free Videos To Mobile – But It’s Just Clips, And Only Works In The Browser (For Now?)

Days after naming its new CEO, Fox Networks Group president Mike Hopkins, Hulu has finally launched free video content for mobile users. But don’t get too excited – it’s just clips, not full-length episodes. And they’re only available for now in the mobile browser, not within the Hulu Plus mobile …

Microsoft fires back at Apple: iWork is ‘watered down,’ and the iPad isn’t a ‘work’ machine

Apple’s full-frontal assault on Microsoft yesterday didn’t go unnoticed by the folks in Redmond.<p>During its iPad event yesterday, Apple went out of its way to not only attack devices like the Surface but also go after the company’s approach to operating system upgrades and productivity …

Slingbox owners can now stream live cable programming to Apple TV with AirPlay

So long as you own a semi-recent Slingbox and an Apple TV, you can now stream live TV to Apple's set-top box. The SlingPlayer Mobile app for iOS has been updated with support for AirPlay, giving users the ability to beam live cable programming to the Apple TV — even when the cable box it's sourced …

13-Inch 2013 MacBook Air Gets Up to 15 Hours of Battery Life With Mavericks

In his lengthy and ultra-detailed review of Mavericks, John Siracusa of <i>Ars Technica</i> conducts battery benchmark tests to measure Mavericks' power saving features on both a 2007 MacBook Pro and a 2013 13.3-inch MacBook Air.<p>While both systems saw notable battery gains going from Mountain Lion to …

Apple Posts iPad Air Introduction, Life on iPad, and 'Pencil' TV Ad Videos

Apple debuted a number of videos at its special event yesterday and it has now posted a number of them on YouTube.<p>Before introducing the company's newest iPads, Tim Cook ran this 'Life on iPad' spot "to celebrate our customer's creativity and genius in using their iPads." The two-minute film shows …

LinkedIn unveils new iPad app with a fresh look, improved feed and better search

LinkedIn launched its first iPad app in April of 2012, and today the company has revealed its latest version for Apple slates. The new app's changes revolve mostly around an improved feed interface. Aside from gaining a kind of card interface that's all the rage in mobile UI design these days, the …