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// 24 December 2013
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Santa has paid an early visit to Apple shareholders. On Sunday Apple announced that they had reached an agreement with the worlds largest wireless carrier, China Mobile. Stock rose 3% to $564.90 the morning after the announcement. As of January 17th China Mobile will start carrying the iPhone 5S and 5C and will continue to…

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// 20 December 2013
MacPro

Finally after 3 long years of waiting Mac fans will finally get something new. Apple announced that today is the day that they will release the newly designed Mac Pro which they had first shown us back in June at the WWDC. Many Mac fans had all but given up as they rarely even saw…

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// 16 December 2013
best buy

If you want an Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display, then get it while you can. For 24-hours Best Buy has lowered their prices on the MacBook Pros with Retina Display. This is part of Best Buys 24-Hour Holiday Gifting Sale. The sale runs through midnight tonight and takes up to $89 off of the…

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// 13 December 2013
Apple Employee Death

Apple is once again taking the heat over employee conditions at their overseas factories. Last month a 15-year-old factory worker at Pegatron Corp, in Shanghai died of pneumonia. Apple says that they are investigating and have sent medical experts to investigate. So far there has been no evidence that the death of employee of the…

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// 10 December 2013
Minority report

Using their new iBeacon trackers Apple is watching shoppers in their stores. Now, all 254 of the U.S. Apple stores have implemented the new technology. If you have ever watched Minority Report then you have an idea of what iBeacon could do. It tracks your location in the store and feeds information into your mobile…

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// 6 December 2013
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Wow! It’s true! Apple will now price match. Earlier in the week, 9to5Mac and MacRumors, told us that Apple retail stores are now doing price matching on iPads, iPhones and Macs. It originally started with a just a few stores, but has now expanded to be a company-wide policy. The unofficial word is that they…

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// 3 December 2013
best buy

Despite Apple’s lackluster offerings for Black Friday they still did pretty good. Some analysts are claiming a that there was a 9% increase in store traffic compared to last year.Which I find shocking considering that the better deals were found elsewhere. InfoScout found that the top devices sold on Black Friday, at both Walmart and…

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// 29 November 2013
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Apple fans in, Australia and the U.S., were disappointed by Apple’s Black Friday sale. Instead of the small discount that they usually offer customers on most of their products, the American and Australian stores offered Apple gift cards with a purchase of certain products. So no sale prices for anyone that was hoping to get…

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// 27 November 2013
ipad mini

Until this week you could only purchase the iPad Mini Retina online. Now, as of Tuesday, it is finally available for direct purchase at Apple stores. Not all models are in currently in the stores, but there are several Wi-Fi and cellular versions in stock. The new mini iPad was released on November 12th, with…

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// 25 November 2013
Purchased Xbox Kinect

Well it looks like the rumor reported on November 14th is true. Today Apple announced that they have purchased the Israel-based company, PrimeSense Ltd. Apple has not stated the purchase amount, but Israeli media are putting it at around $350 million. This purchase could give Apple the an edge over their competition and allow them…

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// 22 November 2013
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On Thursday, a federal jury awarded Apple a $290 million settlement from Samsung. Apple was originally going for $380 million in patent disputes involving the ”pinch to zoom” technology used in the iPhones and iPads. This is only the latest in court victories for Apple. This latest settlement brings it up to $929 million in…

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// 18 November 2013
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It seems to be a repeat performance, but rumors are circulating that Apple is set to buy the Israeli company, PrimeSense. This is the company behind the 3D technology used in Microsoft’s Kinect game system, their technology helps device sensors detect movement. According to a report in the Israeli news source, Calcalist, it is already…

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