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April 30, 2015
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Amid rumors of an Apple buyout, Nokia’s maps business shines in otherwise disappointing quarter

Shares of Nokia fell more than 12 percent on Thursday after the company’s networking division reported disappointing results. But a bright spot was its "Here" mapping division, which is rumored to be a potential acquisition target for Apple. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

April 30, 2015
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Samsung’s Mobile Business Sees Major Profit Drop Following iPhone 6 Launch

During its Wednesday earnings call, Apple rival Samsung Electronics reported net profit of 4.63 trillion won ($4.35 billion) for the January to March quarter, a 39% drop from its net profit of 7.49 trillion won in the year ago quarter. … Continue reading

April 30, 2015
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Apple reportedly poaches more BBC Radio 1 staff for streaming music project

A report on Wednesday claims Apple poached a handful of top producers from BBC Radio 1 to work on a secret streaming music service rumored to debut later this year, potentially as a rebranded Beats Music. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 29, 2015
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Microsoft Announces Cross-Platform Add-Ins for Office Apps, Plans to Bring iOS Apps to Windows 10

Microsoft held its annual BUILD conference for developers this morning, where it made several announcements that may be of interest to Mac and iOS users. First off, the company announced cross-platform add-ins that will deeply integrate third-party apps and services … Continue reading

April 29, 2015
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Apple iPad software issue grounds ‘several dozen’ American Airlines flights [u]

At least one American Airlines flight was grounded before takeoff on Tuesday due to a software bug that disabled pilots’ iPad-powered electronic flight bags, potentially affecting the carrier’s entire fleet of 737 aircraft. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 29, 2015
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‘Test model’ iPad among items stolen in house robbery, still at large

A report on Tuesday details a recent home invasion in Cupertino, Calif., in which thieves stole thousands of dollars’ worth of goods and cash, including what is being described as a "test model iPad from Apple." AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 28, 2015
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Apple Watch preorders cause spike in Apple phone, chat support wait times

As can be expected from a major product launch, Apple Watch preorders and first weekend sales caused a spike in wait times for customers trying to reach Apple’s service centers. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 28, 2015
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Tim Cook: Component Cost Breakdowns on Apple Products Are Nowhere Close to Being Accurate

During today’s Q2 2015 earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook noted that Apple Watch margins are lower than the company average, and on a followup question about those margins in the context of the Apple Watch Edition’s high price, Cook … Continue reading

April 27, 2015
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Apple TV gains NBC Sports Live Extra channel amidst NHL playoffs, Kentucky Derby

Exclusive NBC Sports content, including the NHL playoffs and this week’s running of the Kentucky Derby, is now available on the Apple TV with a new dedicated channel. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 27, 2015
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Apple Watch Impacts iPhone Battery Life… One Way or the Other

With the launch of the Apple Watch on Friday, the first wave of consumers have received their Apple Watches. Our forums are abuzz with activity surrounding Apple’s newest device. While there were initial concerns about the Apple Watch’s battery life, … Continue reading

April 27, 2015
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Rumor: Apple deliberately delayed Tidal app updates to help Beats Music relaunch

Apple may be intentionally slowing the release of updates to Tidal’s iOS app in an attempt to weaken the music service ahead of an impending relaunch of Beats Music, a report said on Saturday. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 26, 2015
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Embracing a wireless future: What it’s like to use Apple’s 12″ MacBook as your main computer

In writing our review for Apple’s impressive new 12-inch MacBook, the reality of using the ultraportable notebook didn’t fully set in until I realized I couldn’t actually finish the publication of said review without turning to my MacBook Pro. AppleInsider … Continue reading

April 26, 2015
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Embracing a wireless future: What it’s like to use Apple’s 12″ MacBook as your main computer

In writing our review for Apple’s impressive new 12-inch MacBook, the reality of using the ultraportable notebook didn’t fully set in until I realized I couldn’t actually finish the publication of said review without turning to my MacBook Pro. AppleInsider … Continue reading

April 26, 2015
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Comments Off on iPhone and Mac to shine in Apple’s Q2 2015 earnings, analyst says

iPhone and Mac to shine in Apple’s Q2 2015 earnings, analyst says

After a gangbusters fiscal quarter one, Apple could see moderate gains highlighted by strong performances from iPhone and Mac over the three-month period ending March, according to noted KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. AppleInsider – Frontpage News