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Good bye $0.99 apps in the Canadian App Store, say hello to $1.19

The days of $0.99 in the Canadian App Store have come to an end, thanks to the falling value of the Canadian loonie. We reported on the impending price increases late last week, with the actual increases starting last Thursday. Apps that were previously $0.99 are now $1.19, a 20% increase. Most...

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Apple's UK prices rise after VAT increase

Several European countries saw their online Apple stores go down for several hours earlier today, with the familiar yellow sticky note greeting customers in the UK, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy and others. Some speculated this meant a new product launch, but stores in Asia/Pacific and North Ameri...

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Taiwanese Apple suppliers may be forced to raise prices

While the modern global economy has allowed companies in far-flung parts of the world to get into manufacturing, one of the many issues they face is exchange rate fluctuations. Electronics manufacturers in Taiwan are currently feeling the pinch as the Taiwan dollar has climbed more than other cur...

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