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iPhone 6 siblings find their way to 36 additional territories in October

In its never-ending quest for world domination, Apple will be pushing the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to three dozen additional countries by the end of October. A press release from the company announced the rollout plans, going on to note that it will be the fastest iPhone rollout ever, reaching over 115...

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A series of unfortunate events at the Pasadena Apple Store today

Today was an exciting day at the Apple Store in Pasadena, Calif., as the launch of the new iPhone 5s and 5c turned ugly. The LA Times is reporting that at least 200 people were waiting in front of the store this morning for a chance to buy one of the new phones when several fights broke out. Two ...

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iPhone 5s and 5c sales kickoff worldwide with long lines, October ship dates

The iPhone 5s and 5c went on sale today with people lining up at Apple stores around the world. Lines reportedly were long in Japan, Australia and across Europe. As of the writing of this post, the lines are still forming in the US. Online orders also commenced with ship dates quickly extending ou...

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Apple's two-step ID now rolling out to a worldwide release

Apple recently introduced two-step verification for your Apple ID in certain countries, and the process is now being expanded to the rest of the world. The feature, which requires two different codes for verifying your Apple ID (if you want to be extra safe) was initially only available in the US,...

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Mailbox for iPhone targets the "broken to-do list" of email

Feeling oppressed by your inbox? Struggling under the weight of unread messages? You're not alone. With half a billion results for "manage my/your email" there's obviously a need for help. Now add in the new wrinkle: many of us are interacting with email primarily or exclusively via our mobile de...

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10000000 now available on Mac via Steam

10000000 (pronounced "10 million") is a great game that arrived on iOS last year. It combines a tile-based swiping puzzle game with a fantasy-based progression system to create a very addictive mix. The game is still available on iOS for US$1.99, but Eighty-Eight Games has now made the leap ove...

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The Journey Down now available on iOS, on sale for launch

The Journey Down is a fascinating little adventure game. It was created by a Swedish company named SkyGoblin, and uses a unique African look and feel to tell its story. The Journey Down is a traditional point-and-click adventure game. As you play, you explore your environment and use found ob...

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iPhone 5 to land in South Korea and 50 other countries in December

Apple continues to roll out the iPhone 5 globally and announced on Monday that the handset will land in 51 additional countries in December. The iPhone 5 will hit South Korea on Friday, December 7 and land in 50 countries, including China, on December 14 and 21. The full list of December 14 lau...

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The psychology of Apple fans who sit in line

Many people make a conscious decision to wait in line for an iPad or iPhone instead of pre-ordering their iOS device. A recent Marketwatch article examines some of the reasons why people brave the elements just to buy the latest and greatest gadgets. According to retail marketing experts, peo...

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People worldwide wait in line for the iPhone 5

Today is the day the iPhone 5 lands in the hands of customers around the world. Though many pre-ordered, a large number of people decided to brave the elements and wait in line for their iPhone. Below is a gallery of iPhone 5 launch lines from around the world that we curated from Twitter. Some...

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Some see iPhone queue as marketing opportunity

Most of us sit in line to get an iPhone for our personal use, but some see the iPhone launch frenzy as a way to grab some free exposure or make some extra cash. A report by Philip Elmer-DeWitt of Apple 2.0, profiles some of the early line-waiters who are using the opportunity to promote their w...

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Timeline depicts history of iPhone, iPod and iPad sales

Apple is expected to introduce a new iPhone, a small iPad and possibly new iPods at an event on September 12. If you are feeling nostalgic about Apple's mobile and music devices, you can take a walk down memory lane with Everyi's Ultimate iTimeline. The web-based timeline shows the launch dat...

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New iPad quietly debuts in China

In contrast to the chaos that has surrounded the release of new Apple devices in China in the past, the third-generation iPad was launched in China today in a very orderly manner. Many credited the serene launch to a new reservation system used by Chinese Apple Stores. Apple allows customers ...

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Apple employs reservation system in China ahead of iPad launch

China hasn't had the best of luck with new iDevice launches. The devices are so popular in that part of the world, and the black market over there is so hungry for goods, that Apple often has issues with legitimate customers trying to get devices. Sometimes fights or vandalism break out when th...

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Videos of the new iPad's international launches

Phillip Elmer-Dewitt of Fortune's Apple 2.0 blog has compiled several videos from Apple's latest international iPad 3 launch, which kicks off today, Friday May 11. The iPad will land in 23 South American, Asian and African countries on Friday and seven Middle Eastern countries on Saturday. You ...

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