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Apple Offers $53 Million Settlement to Customers Accused of Water Damaging Their iOS Devices

<i>Wired</i> is reporting that Apple has agreed to pay $53 million to settle a class action lawsuit, which originated in 2010, that accuses them of failing to honor warranties on certain models of iPhones or iPod Touches.<p>The settlement, which should be filed in San Francisco federal court in the next …

Analyst: iPhone 5S Will Have Larger Camera, New Fingerprint Technology, Same Screen Size

Topeka analyst Brian White today issued a new research note summarizing his thoughts on the phone he calls the iPhone 5S, expected to be released this summer. Most notably, he seems to have reversed his prior assertion that the next iPhone will have multiple screen sizes, noting that at a trade …

Foxconn Hiring Workers for iPhone 5S Production

Both <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> and <i>Bloomberg</i> are reporting that Foxconn has begun hiring new workers in support of iPhone 5S production. The articles follow a separate report from <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> earlier this month claiming that production on the new iPhone would begin this quarter ahead of a …

Apple Executives Dominate Highest-Paid List Among S&P 500 Companies

<i>Bloomberg Businesweek</i> reports that a survey of executive compensation at Standard & Poor's 500 companies for fiscal 2012 shows four Apple executives holding down the second, third, fourth, and fifth slots behind Oracle CEO Larry Ellison. The group of Apple executives, which does not include CEO Tim …

Frustration Builds With Apple's Inconsistent Rules For App Developers

Usually, that wouldn't be a big deal. Apple removes apps from the store all the time.<p>But this case made headlines because AppGratis is an extremely popular service that a lot of people use to discover new apps for their iPhones.<p>AppGratis' iPhone app was especially useful because it curated a list …

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Court ruling makes European music licensing easier for Apple and Spotify

The 21 music royalty societies in the EU will now be obliged to allow multi-nation licensing agreements with the likes of Apple, Amazon and Spotify, …

Future iPhone Displays Could Use Sapphire Crystal Instead of Glass

- Apr 12, 2013<p>While Apple’s designs always get high marks for pure aesthetic value, the company has often been criticized over the durability of …

Longtime Apple Board Member Bill Campbell Says Technology Coming to 'Intimate Objects'

Intuit Chairman Bill Campbell has been on Apple's Board of Directors since Steve Jobs took over as CEO in 1997. In a town hall meeting at Intuit headquarters, Campbell spoke with Intuit CEO Brad Smith about a number of topics including how to make a product great, what makes the best managers, and …

Apple and Yahoo In Talks Over Deeper iPhone Partnership

<i>The Wall Street Journal</i> is reporting that Apple and Yahoo have been discussing how to integrate Yahoo's services more prominently in iOS, beyond powering the Weather and Stocks apps.<p>Yahoo also provides sports scores to Siri, but Yahoo has significant content deals related to news, sports and …

New Office for Mac to Come Next Spring, Office for iOS Not Arriving Until Fall 2014?

<i>ZDNet</i> has shared a roadmap it received from a source who claims it is the timetable for Microsoft's plans for both the Mac and iOS versions of Office.<p>The map says a new version of Office for Mac will arrive in April 2014, while the long rumored Microsoft Office for iOS and Android will arrive next …

As Apple Reportedly Nears Streaming Licensing Agreements For iRadio, Competitors Should Circle The Wagons

Apple is said to be getting very close to nailing down streaming licensing agreements with Universal Music Group and Warner Music, according to sources speaking to The Verge. The report follows news from the NY Post that claimed Apple was well under where labels were expecting in terms of its …

T-Mobile's iPhone 5 will differ from the pack

At long last, T-Mobile announced that it will carry its own iPhone 5, in addition to letting you bring over an unlocked iPhone 5 from another carrier, like from AT&T.<p>Yet, when T-Mobile's own iPhone hits stores on April 12, it'll be a slightly different model and experience compared with other …

Apple Wins Invalidation of Samsung 3G Patent in Germany

Another Teutonic victory for Apple in the company’s interminable intellectual property battle with Samsung.Germany’s Federal Patent Court — the …

Apple Seeds Build 12E30 of OS X Beta 10.8.4 to Developers

Apple today issued build 12E30 of OS X Mountain Lion to developers, eight days after the first beta of OS X 10.8.4 was released. The first build asked developers to focus on Wi-Fi, Graphics Drivers and Safari, with no issues mentioned.<p>Registered developers can download the update on Apple's …

Apple Reportedly Set to Refresh Entire MacBook Lineup Ahead of WWDC 2013

- Apr 9, 2013<p>Apple’s WWDC 2013 conference is coming up this Summer, and with Apple’s slow pace for hardware releases, so far this year, that likely …

Job listing points at Apple iPhone 6 fingerprint scanner inclusion | Trusted Reviews

Adding to previous rumours around the area, a newly advertised job listing has suggested Apple is planning on bringing fingerprint scanner …

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5th Generation iPad to Begin Production in July-August

DigiTimes claims that Apple will begin volume production of the 5th generation iPad in July-August 2013. The timeline reportedly comes from sources in Taiwan-based supply chain makers.<p>Mockup of 5th Generation iPad next to an iPad mini<p>A July-August ramp up of production runs counter to many of the …

U.S. Patent Office Withdraws Primary Objections to Apple's 'iPad Mini' Trademark Application

Last week, we noted that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) had issued an initial office action denying Apple's application for a trademark on the term "iPad mini".<p>The examiner's primary objection to Apple's application related to all of the elements of the "iPad mini" name having been …

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Apple’s iPhone Continues To Show Strong Growth In The U.S., Samsung And Android Adoption Slow

Apple’s trajectory in the U.S. smartphone market over the past little while has been an upwards one, with the company gaining more and more iPhone subscribers every month. During the three-month period covering November 2012 to February 2013, Apple added 8.9 million new iPhone subscribers according …

iPad Price Cuts Mean New Models Can't Be Far Behind

It's been a scant six months since the announcement of the iPad Mini and the fairly superfluous iPad 4, but it looks like the new generations might …

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Apple aims to outdo Google's Street View

Apple may be eyeing its own "Street View" type navigation system and one that offers a key benefit over Google's version.<p>Published today by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Apple's "3D Position Tracking for Panoramic Imagery Navigation" patent filing describes a navigation technology that …

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Apple’s iMessage Encryption “Impossible To Intercept” For Surveillance Purposes, Claims DEA Report

Apple’s iMessage text messaging replacement and chat service has frustrated U.S. federal agents looking to get access to suspect communications, a new report from CNET reveals. According to government documents obtained by the news source, iMessage and its encryption are not vulnerable to existing …

Evil genius behind the Flashback OS X trojan may have been uncovered (Updated)

Leaked messages show man taking credit for malware that infected 650,000 Macs.<p>A year to the week that a newer, more virulent version of the Flashback …

Apple no longer blocking Microsoft's SkyDrive iOS update, version 3.0 released

Microsoft and Apple have been locked in a battle over Microsoft's SkyDrive cloud-storage app for iOS. The two companies were originally sparring over a 30 percent cut of revenue from SkyDrive storage purchases through Microsoft's iOS app, leaving it lacking updates since June 1st last year. …

iOS 7 Running Behind, Rumored to Have Significant Visual Makeover

In a Branch chat, which at the time of this writing is still going on, <i>Daring Fireball's</i> John Gruber says, according to what he's heard, iOS 7 is running behind schedule and that it will bring a significant user interface (UI) refresh.<p>What I've heard: iOS 7 is running behind, and engineers have been …

Are iTunes Links Being Downranked by Google?

Searching for direct links is a popular way to locate apps, but it appears that Apple's App Store links are being downranked by Google. As <i>TechCrunch</i> points out, a search for "Whatsapp iTunes" or "Whatsapp iPhone" would normally rank the target URL high on the search results page, but that doesn't …

Apple Ramping Up Production For Next iPhone Beginning In Q2, WSJ Reports

Apple is looking to start production of a new iPhone of “similar” design to the current one during the second quarter of 2013, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. The production ramp-up is designed to set the stage for a summer launch of a new flagship iPhone, the report claims, …

Apple's mea culpa works wonders in China

Apple CEO Tim Cook's apology to China over his company's warranty apology seems to have succeeded in reducing tension with the Chinese government.<p>Global Times, a state-run media outlet in China, today wrote that Apple's "apology letter has eased the situation, softening the tense relationship …

Judge rules digital music cannot be sold 'second hand'

<b>A company which allowed customers to resell their digital music "second hand" breached copyright, a US judge has ruled.</b><p>ReDigi billed itself as the first legal way to resell music bought online - but soon provoked the ire of record labels.<p>It was sued by Capitol Records in January 2012, and on Monday …