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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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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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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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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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A Team of 100 Designers is Working on the iWatch Project

The third confirmation of the iWatch rumor has been revealed. After the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal’s sources whispered of Apple working on a wristwatch computing device, Bloomberg queried its own internal sources and published some juicy information about the iWatch project that Apple reportedly has in

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Review: LifeProof nüüd Case is Perfect for the iPad 2/3/4

LifeProof as a company, since its initial introduction, has gradually built and solidified an unmistakable name for what it markets and sells. The truth is, iOS devices, even though each has been developed and improved through the release of multiple generations, are terribly susceptible to stray liquids - water and other harmful substances can easily creep their way into a device and wreak ultimate havoc. For that reason, there's a large demand for protective cases with the ability to safeguard against water, and LifeProof has captured that market with its nearly-flawless offerings for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.

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Weekly App Store Gems – Utilities Edition

Every single day thousands of applications flood the the open doors of Apple's App Store. Some are genuinely good while others are trash that someone has created simply to squeeze a few bucks out of, which causes many of the deserving applications to slip under the view of a casual App Store user. Therefore, in order to shed light on these underrated applications, iPhone Alley has begun to highlight any hidden gems hiding within the arsenal of applications the App Store currently hosts. Whether you're the kind seeking a worthwhile game to waste some time, or you're in search of an intuitive utility that bests every other, these weekly guides are your ultimate resource for finding apps that have slipped under the general radar of App Store users.

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Infestor App Review – Takes Platforming Extraterrestrial

Based on the developer's past App Store record, it's safe to say that iOS game-maker Ravenous Games certainly has the platforming formula down, along other things. Previously at the helm of popular titles including League of Evil, League of Evil 2, Random Heroes, and Beatdown, the indie developer has managed to capture the App Store's attention with its extensive lineup. Recently released, Infestor ($0.99) is the newest addition to Ravenous Games' collection of retro platformers, and it certainly does not fail to satisfy.

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Review: ThinkTank Airport Commuter

If you've ever traveled through a busy airport, crawling with people, with masses of electronics on your person, you know how much of a pain/hassle it is to successfully and comfortably navigate your way through. Normal, old bags won't suffice for stowing all of your electronics, (camera, laptop, tablet, phone, chargers) and you'll find yourself desperately struggling to somehow create additional space. What if we told you, however, that the camera-enthusiasts over at ThinkTank designed a perfect solution that allows you to transport all of your electronics in one handy and convenient location? Our guess is that you'd simply jump of joy. It's okay, we did too.

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Gunslugs App Review – Slug Them in the Face

It's probably quite apparent by now that we absolutely adore retro games here at iPhone Alley. The stylish artwork, fast-paced gameplay and playfully absurd premises coalesce to form a genre that seems like it was designed solely for touchscreens. A favorite developer who has consistently managed to release such arcade-styled games with incredible chart-topping potential is indie Dutch game maker, OrangePixel. The latest of their releases, Gunslugs ($1.99), is nothing short of fantastic, and it's kept us absolutely obsessed for the past few weeks since its release.

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