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Judge denies Apple and other news for April 4, 2014

Happy Friday, folks. I've just emerged from my RSS reader with these nuggets to share with you. Judge Lucy Koh denies Apple motion regarding Samsung's opening statements. Apple was not happy with opening statements made by Samsung counsel, which claimed that Apple does not use some of the...

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Flipp lets you skip the Sunday newspaper by delivering local circulars to your iOS device

If you enjoy browsing through sales flyers, but don't like buying a Sunday newspaper, then you should download Flipp from Wishabi. Flipp aggregates sales flyers from over 300 retailers and uses your location information to deliver local circulars right to your iPhone or iPad. Flipp displays sales...

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The 5 most gorgeous Apple Stores in the world

For many Apple faithful, going to an Apple Store is a bit of a ritual. Apple feeds this idea by making its retail outlets some of the most aesthetically pleasing on the planet. But while many of Apple's stores are whitewashed blocks of mall real estate, there are some downright breathtaking Apple...

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App Store sold more than $10 billion in 2013

If you spent any money on the App Store in 2013, you helped contribute to a record-breaking year for Apple's digital marketplace. The company revealed today that App Store sales passed US$10 billion in 2013, with more than $1 billion in sales coming in December alone. Apple's press release calls...

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Morning news roundup for January 2

Good morning, Apple fans. It's only the second day of 2014 and here's the early morning news. MacNN reports that the Mac Pro won't hit Apple Stores until March or April. It looks like you'll be ordering online for the foreseeable future. "Lucky Bags" go on sale in Japanese Apple Stores. This New...

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Adobe announces 1.4 million paid Creative Cloud subscribers for 2013

When Adobe decided to move to a subscription-based model for most of its professional software offerings, it caused quite a bit of frustration, anger and debate among its users and those in the technology industry. Many questioned whether a new recurring subscription software model à la...

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Stonestown Galleria Apple retail store grand re-opening set for December 14

Apple's Stonestown Galleria Apple Retail Store in San Francisco is about to re-open following a massive transformation, reports ifo Apple Store. Previously, the Apple Store in one of San Francisco's most popular malls was one of the narrowest Apple retail stores out there, measuring just 25 feet...

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iPhone 5s stock at most Apple retail stores nears 100%

Nearly three months after the iPhone 5s hit store shelves, Apple has gotten ahead of customer demand. According to a recent survey carried out by Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, most Apple retail stores have close to 100 percent availability with respect to the iPhone 5s. This is to say that...

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Apple now using iBeacon technology in its US retail stores

Apple is rolling out iBeacon technology to all its 254 US Stores starting today, December 6, says a report from the Associated Press. The technology will allow customers to receive messages about products, events and discount offers as they walk through a store. It will also alert customers when...

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Apple's desktops overtake Dell as most sought-after PC for the holidays

Marketing research firm Parks Associates has released its annual survey of top consumer electronics that are planned for holiday purchases and, for the first time ever, Apple's desktops have overtaken Dell to be the most sought-after PCs for the holiday shopping season: "Apple topped the list of...

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iPad Air activations jump 51% over Black Friday weekend

It's really starting to look like Tim Cook's prediction of an "iPad Christmas" was right on the money. With the busiest holiday shopping weekend of the year now behind us, new data reveals that the iPad Air sold exceedingly well. According to data compiled by Localytics, the number of iPad Air...

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Map shows iPhone prices around the world

MobileUnlocked has put together a very cool interactive map showing the prices of the iPhone 5s in nearly every country around the world. Pricing is broken down by percentage of GDP, giving the retail cost a truer weighting to people's purchasing power in the countries. Based on GDP, the iPhone 5s...

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Apple's second Netherlands store opens December 7

Apple will open its second retail store in the Netherlands this Saturday, December 7. The store will be located in the city of Haarlem's main shopping district at Grote Houtstraat 99 and opens its doors at 9 AM local time. Haarlem is only about 20 km away from Amsterdam, where Apple's first and...

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PayPal starts selling iTunes digital gift cards, sells out of $15, $25 options immediately

When it comes to retailers that sell gift cards, you probably don't immediately think of PayPal, but that might soon change. The eBay-owned company is diving into the digital gift card business and is touting iTunes as its first major partner. The company just began selling redeemable iTunes gift...

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Consumer Cellular to offer iPhone to seniors on December 13

Consumer Cellular, an Oregon-based post-paid mobile virtual network operator will begin offing the iPhone to its customers on December 13, reports OregonLive. Consumer Cellular is a private mobile operator whose customer base of primarily senior citizens has begun requesting email and the internet...

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