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iTunes Issue Had Developers Logging Into Random Accounts

Developers for Apple’s iTunes had several hours of confusion as an error in the login system sent them into random accounts. No damage has been reported as a result of the problem, although iTunes Connect and TestFlight had to be taken down for several hours.

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Samsung Q4 Profits Dip Amid Slow Smartphone Sales

Samsung Electronics has posted its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2014, and the news looks less than convincing. The company made some 5.29 trillion Won (about RM158.87 quadrillion) in profit, although that was down from the 8.31 trillion Won (about RM249.56 quadrillion) earned last year. This stands in stark contrast with its nearest rival […]

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Apple Releases its Record Q1 2015 Results, is Now the Top Smartphone Vendor in China

Earlier today, Apple announced its financial results for its fiscal 2015 first quarter that ended in 27 December 2014. The company reports US$74.6 billion in revenue earning and US$18 billion in profit in the past 3 months. If you’re not familiar with the numbers, it’s very, very impressive, and it’s mainly thanks to iPhone sales, […]

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Apple Releases Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 and iOS 8.1.3 Update

If you’re a Mac or iOS user, it’s time to give your device an update because Apple recently released the Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 and iOS 8.1.3 update that features bug fixes and more.

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Apple Basically Ruined Nexus 6’s Integration of a Fingerprint Sensor

Most of us are aware of the rather weird dimple on the back of the Nexus 6, but ex-Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside has revealed that it was meant to be a fingerprint sensor. This indicates that even Google considered incorporating the technology that was made popular by Apple.

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Samsung Will Supply Chips For Next Apple iPhone

A South Korean newspaper has reported that Samsung has signed a deal to provide the new generation iPhone processors. Under the agreement, the South Korean manufacturer will provide Apple with 75-percent of its needs; although there is no word on who will be supplying the rest of the processors.

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Apple Allows Chinese Government To Examine iOS Source Code

The Chinese government has managed to convince Apple to turn over their source code to assuage fears of secret backdoors and spying. This brings many years of pressure from the government to an end, although the move could have also have been prompted by US whistleblower Edward Snowden’s comments about the iPhone last week.

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Google Researchers Publish Three Apple OS X Exploits

Google’s Project Zero has published three zero-day exploits for Apple’s OS X, with enough information for experienced hackers to use in an attack. The information was not released out of malice, as Google had originally alerted Apple to these issues three months ago.

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BlackBerry Thinks That Net Neutrality Means Apple Should Make Apps For Its Smartphones

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has a new plan for enforcing net neutrality in the US, and it involves forcing Apple and Android app developers to build apps for BlackBerry devices. While he named iMessage and Netflix specifically, Chen appears to believe that it should apply to all content in the mobile space.

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KGI: Apple to Launch a Stylus for its 12.9” iPad Pro

Remember when Apple was granted patent for some sort of stylus? Well, it looks like it could be on 12.9” ‘iPad Pro’ that has been brewing in the rumour mill for quite some time now. According to Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, a very well known serial leaker of to-be-released Apple products, the iPad Pro […]

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iPhone 6 Dropped from the Edge of Space

An iPhone 6 has been flown up to the edge of space and promptly “dropped” from a height of over 100,000ft. The iPhone managed to survive the ordeal with nothing more than a case protecting it.

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Evidence Of iOS9 Testing Begins To Appear Online

Apple could currently be testing the next iteration of its mobile operating system. Several sources have been recording activity by browsers from iOS9, and the number of devices appears to be increasing slowly as time passes.

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Google Translate App Now Works Offline

Google is rolling out an update for the Google Translate app that will make it more more useful than it is now. iOS users will also be catching up with the Android version of the app with this new update, which will be rolling out over the next few days.

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Man Caught Smuggling 94 iPhones into China by Strapping it on His Body

A man tried to smuggle 94 Apple iPhones into China by strapping the devices to his body, effectively giving him the most expensive, and uncomfortable, underwear known to mankind. It’s amazing how far people will go to make a quick buck.

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Apple Adds a New “Games for Kids” Sub-Section to its App Store

When a “Kids” category was first added to the Apple App Store back in 2013, it made it a whole lot easier for parents to discover new apps for their kids of various ages. Now, Apple is expending that with a new “Games for Kids” sub-section.

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CES 2015: An Apple Watch Clone that Costs Only US$27

CES 2015 isn’t an event that featured only official technology and gadgets from reputable companies. Among many impressive (and sometimes weird) things like smart wearables, curved phones, powerful smartphones, action cameras, laptops, smart home gadgets and such, there’s this Apple Watch clone that costs only US$27 and it’s available a good two months even before […]

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Apple Sued for Offering Less Storage Space on its 16GB iPhones Running on iOS 8

Think that the whole bad luck with Apple’s iOS 8 is finally over? Not really, a pair in California recently sued Apple for offering less than 16GB of usable storage space on their 16GB iPhones and iPads, and getting even lesser space after updating to iOS 8.

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Apple Granted Patent for Stylus Transmits Handwritten Notes to a Device

It’s no surprise that Samsung’s S Pen stylus is doing extremely well in its Galaxy Note lineup of devices. Yesterday, we saw reports that LG will include a stylus for its next generation smartphone, the G4, and now, it looks like Apple would like to join in on the fun too. The Cupertino company was […]

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Apple Uses Automatic Patching For The First Time

Apple has pushed out its first ever automatic patch for Mac OS X. This was done in response to a critical flaw in the Network Time Protocol, which would allow attackers to gain unrestricted root access to the computer. It looks like the company is finally taking a proactive approach to online security for a […]

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Chinese Smartphone Shipments Tripled In Malaysia

Chinese smartphone manufacturers made it big in 2014, with shipments almost tripling in the first half of the year. While that comes as no surprise to anyone, an IDC report indicates that it was Lenovo who gained the most during this period; with both Xiaomi and Oppo following closely.

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