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What Will Put the “S” in the iPhone 5S?

The Japanese blog MacOtakara reported that Foxconn has allegedly started production of the highly-anticipated iPhone 5S, the iPhone 5 successor. Although there won’t by any notable design changes, and there is little to no tooling needed to manufacture the two models on the same production lines, it wouldn’t be Apple

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White House Says It’s Time to Legalize Cellphone Unlocking

The White House has issued a response to a petition signed by 114,000+ U.S. cellphone owners asking their government to support the rights of consumers to unlock their cellphones.

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Apple Forces Developers to Use More User-Friendly Advertising Identifiers

Apple’s App Review team has started rejecting apps using a technology called “cookie tracking” or “Safari flip-flop,” Techcrunch’s sources report. Cookie tracking is an alternative method mobile app developers are using to collect information about the device’s owner and paint a complete picture of an individual in terms of preferences,

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Where Apple Dropped the iPhone 5 Price from $840 to $93

During his visit to China, Tim Cook called the country the second most important market for Apple. The company’s strategy in Asia has been Greater China, including Taiwan and Hong Kong, where revenue grew 60% in the holiday quarter to $7.3 billion. These are great numbers, but what about India,

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NYPD Forms Dedicated Apple Team to Recoup Stolen iDevices

Turns out the theft rate of Apple iDevices is so high in New York that the NYPD has formed a dedicated Apple team assigned to work with the tech giant to get those stolen iGadgets back, the New York Post reports.

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Alleged iPad mini 2 Rear Shell Photos Hit The Web

While the rumor mill is busy discussing whether the second generation iPad mini will feature a Retina Display, the Chinese site WeiPhone is sharing a number of photos that author claims to be the rear shell of the iPad mini 2.

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Apple Hacked by Group That Targeted Facebook

In an unexpected turn of events, Apple said on Tuesday that the same hackers that targeted Facebook have hacked the Mac computers of some employees; the widest-known cyber attacks against Apple-made computers to date, Reuters reported.

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Are We Suffering from Mobile App Burnout?

The New York Times’ Jenna Wortham thinks we are. She has about 259 apps installed on her iPhone. While I have roughly 170, I do have to agree with her: I hardly use 20–25 apps on a regular basis.

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Apple Software Update Could Disable Counterfeit Lightning Connectors

When they introduced the iPhone 5, Apple switched to a new connector port called Lightning. So, all your iPhone accessories compatible with previous generation iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch models had then become “worthless” all of a sudden. But, as is usually the case, a new wave of accessories has

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Does the MacBook Pro Price Cut Signal Something Wrong with Apple? [Opinion]

The day before Valentine’s Day Apple had surprised the blogosphere and consumers by announcing both a processor refresh and price cut for its recently-released Retina MacBook Pros and MacBook Air. Yes, in an unexpected move – just four months after introducing its high-end laptops – Apple chops $200 off the

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