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13 Simple Phrases to Ignite Her Passion

Relationships are funny things: One partner can be cruising along thinking everything's just fine and dandy, and the other can be curling up inside like a poinsettia after New Year's. One of us is sure we're on the right track, while the other is wondering, "Why don't we talk anymore?" And more …

Intel - Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Wiki Guide - IGN

Like previous titles in the series <b>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</b> includes hidden collectibles known as "<b>Intel</b>".<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>There are three …

Apple Beefs Up Its Retail Presence In China With A New Store On Alibaba’s Tmall

Apple has set up an official store on Tmall, the marketplace operated by e-commerce behemoth Alibaba. Tmall is currently the world’s second largest online retailer and is set to overtake Amazon’s top position by 2015, says analysis firm Euromonitor International.<p>The Cupertino, California-based …

Microsoft's mind-blowing IllumiRoom Xbox projector costs too much to release

Microsoft unveiled its Xbox coffee table projector concept earlier this year, but it's unlikely to see a release any time soon. After previously describing IllumiRoom — an augmented reality projector that expands content onto living room walls — as "just research," Microsoft now says cost is an …

iPhone 5C glimpsed in blue and other colors, doesn't look awful

Our previous look at a tangled pile of iPhone 5C's wasn't especially flattering, and it only showed the plain white version of the rumored handset. The newer image above is impossible to authenticate, but it's a tad more sympathetic and it comes from a batch of photos of yellow, pink and blue …

20 of the Best Apps Released in August 2013

As August draws to a close, we thought we’d take a retrospective look at some of the more notable apps to hit our radar over the past month.<p>From Android through iOS and onto the Web, here’s a quick snapshot of some of the best.<p>New on Android<p><b>Tunester</b><p>Tunester is a minimalist, gesture-based …

Nokia Promises Its Amber Update Will Come To All Windows Phone 8 Lumia Devices By The End Of September

Today Nokia promised owners of its Lumia Windows Phone 8 devices that its “Amber” update will reach all phones by the end of September. The Amber upgrade is a mix of feature improvements that will improve Nokia’s handsets, further setting them apart from devices built by other smartphone OEMs.<p>Amber …

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Apple the top target for patent trolls in past 5 years, study says

A new study from PatentFreedom puts Apple at the top of the list of companies that have been targeted in patent lawsuits by companies without products.<p>For tech companies, deep pockets can mean more lawsuits. That certainly appears to be the case for Apple.<p>According to a newly published study by …

Intellectual Property

Leaked images show a lime green Apple iPhone 5C

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>With the launch of Apple’s(s aapl) iPhone 5S reportedly less than a month away, the rumor mill for the iPhone 5C is heating up …

Mobile phone unlocking has jumped 71 percent since it became illegal

Five months ago, the United States’ head librarian decided that Americans no longer needed the right to unlock their cell phones, and the land of the free and the home of the brave saw carrier freedom recede unhappily over the horizon.<p>Which should teach us all a thing or two about poking fun at …

Circle September 10 on Your Calendar for Apple’s Big iPhone Event

Apple is expected to unveil its next iPhone at a special event on Sept. 10, sources told <b>AllThingsD</b>.<p>D: All Things Digital<p>The launch comes at an …

iOS 7 Beta 5 Released, with New Settings Icons & More

Apple has released the latest iOS 7 beta for developers today. iOS 7 beta 5 is available to install as an OTA (over the air) update via Software Update in Settings on the iPad and iPhone.<p>Apple’s servers didn’t seem too be getting hammered too badly when I installed the update earlier this afternoon …

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Apple job listing hints at iOS keyboard support for additional languages & scripts

Apple currently supports over 50 languages and varying script systems with its system-wide keyboard in iOS, but a new job listing hints that it is working to add support for additional languages and writing systems. Apple is looking to add engineers to its iOS keyboard and text team, and its UIKit …

Mozilla partners with BlackBerry to fuzz out software bugs

You wouldn't normally think of Mozilla and BlackBerry working together, but now they have, and all in the name of hunting down software bugs. Specifically, they're working together on advancing Peach, an open source tool that lets them "fuzz" out flaws in software, especially web browsers. Mozilla …

MokiMobility launches new app to manage your devices, their devices, all devices

Thanks to the magic of apps, tablets and smartphones are now cash registers, kiosks, demo stations, public calendars, and more. Thanks to the magic of management, that tablet or smartphone in your organization could be mine, yours, or some company’s.<p>And now, for the first time, they can all be …

Wow! Apple’s stock had a nice July

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>What do the Big Apple and Apple have in common? Nothing except that during the month of July 2013 they were both scorching hot!<p>…

Apple Seeds New Xcode 5, OS X Server and Remote Desktop Betas to Developers

Alongside the release of iTunes 11.1 beta 1, a new Apple TV beta, and iOS 7 beta 4 yesterday, Apple has also begun seeding developers with newly …

Apple opens iMessage spam reporting tool ahead of iOS 7

A new knowledge base article on Apple’s website introduces an iMessage spam reporting system.<p>To report unwanted iMessage messages to Apple, please send an email with the following details to: imessage.spam@icloud.com• Include a screenshot of the message you have received.<br>• Include the full email …

Apple slapped with lawsuit over mandatory employee bag checks

After allegedly being made to stand in line for "required but uncompensated security checks," former retail store employees sue the iPhone-maker for dozens of hours of unpaid wages.<p>Apple's policy of requiring its retail store employees to undergo two mandatory bag searches per day has now become …

Employment

Minor evidence of fingerprint recognition in future iPhones discovered in new beta of Apple's iOS 7

iOS developer and tinkerer Hamza Sood has been poking around in the new 4th beta version of iOS 7 and has discovered references to fingerprint recognition. This could indicate that Apple plans to support such biometric ID measures in the next version of its iPhone, though evidence of new features …

Low-Cost Plastic iPhone Outed in Labor Report

DetroitBORG<p>Apple hasn’t yet announced a low-cost iPhone, let alone plans to build one. But the company is indeed working on one, according to a new …

Human Rights

Apple Slams The Door On Super Mario

Apple has closed the loophole in its iOS Developer Enterprise Program that let MacBuildServer, a company that assists mobile developers, build and install an unofficial app that allows people to play Nintendo games on their iGadgets.<p>Technically, the app emulates a Game Boy Advance. Nintendo doesn’t …

Gigaom | Apple is guilty in the ebook case. For consumers, not much changes; for Apple, a lot could

Advertisement<p>The decision could have taken months, but U.S. District Judge Denise Cote took only a couple of weeks to rule that Apple (s AAPL) was …

Apple files patent for crowdsourced real-time mapping, event, and traffic data

The United States Patent Office published an Apple filing today for a patent on real-time user ratings and alerts on routes, traffic, and locations. Yes, it sounds pretty much like Waze, which Apple rival Google just bought for over a billion dollars.<p>But the patent goes far beyond traffic …

Apple Slowly Expanding iWork for iCloud Beta Program Invites

Apple recently introduced its iWork for iCloud beta during the Worldwide Developers Conference. Soon after, the company began sending invitations to …

Apple Reportedly Trying 4.7- and 5.7-Inch Screens On iPhones Next Year, Cheaper Model Coming In Fall

Apple is looking at various changes to its iPhone lineup over the course of the next year, according to a new report from Reuters, including two sizes of larger smartphone devices, in both a 4.7-inch and 5.7-inch flavor. The “phablet” plans are also being considered alongside a less expensive …

Apple snuck a Google Now-ish feature into iOS 7 called “Today”

Advertisement<p>19 Comments<p>Apple(s AAPL) did a lot of borrowing for the latest release of its mobile operating system, and MacRumors found something in …

iOS devs can now sell their apps to other devs

Apple has introduced a new feature to iOS developers: the ability to finally transfer ownership of an app.<p><b>Apple has introduced a new feature to iOS</b> …