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Apple to open Prague retail shop

Apple is reportedly preparing to open a "store-within-a-store" retail arrangement in Prague (Google translate), the capital of the Czech Republic. Retail chain Alza will be the host, much as Best Buy hosts a similar arrangement here in the US. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony this Friday in...

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Apple helps T-Mobile Test Drive program

T-Mobile is launching a new initiative to introduce shoppers to its network with help from Apple, in the form of a free iPhone 5s. Called "Test Drive," the promotion is targeted at customers of rival US carriers who are considering switching. After signing up, participants will receive a free, no-...

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Apple drops price of Apple TV in Europe and other news for June 18, 2014

This afternoon we've got one gadget that keeps the kids fit, one that encourages them to sit and play games and finally, a price drop for the Apple TV. Onward! X-Doria introduces wireless activity and sleep tracker for kids. This is the first product of its type that we've seen directed at ki...

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Apple SVP of Retail attends Omotesando Apple Store opening

A beautiful new Apple Store opened in Tokyo, Japan on Saturday and the company's new senior vice president of retail Dame Angela Ahrendts was in attendance. Apple announced that the former Burberry CEO would join its team last October, and as far as we've seen, this was her first public appearance...

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Tim Cook drops huge sales numbers, takes jab at Android

Like any good CEO, Tim Cook is on the ball with some awesome sales figures at the WWDC 2014 keynote today, revealing some big numbers to update everyone on the long-term sales of the company's decides. According to the big man, the iPod touch has now moved over 100 million devices, the iPad has pa...

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NTT DOCOMO to get iPad Air, mini and more news for May 28, 2014

The iPad is in the news twice this morning, plus an app update from the BBC. Finally! Japanese carrier NTT DOCOMO is scheduled to get the iPad Air and Retina iPad mini on June 10, according to a press release from Apple. As of June 2, customers can pre-register for an iPad Air or a Retina iPad ...

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8 GB iPhone 5c sells in India for 33,500 rupees

Last March, Apple released an 8 GB iPhone 5c in China, Australia and select other European markets as an "... affordable option for markets where LTE is becoming more established." Today, the company has made the same unit available in India for 33,500 rupees, or approximately US$572 as of this wr...

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Free shipping from Apple's online store and more news for May 23, 2014

Friday is typically a "slow news day," but we've got four stories this week. Apple's online store offers free shipping for a time, iAd Producer has gotten an update, Apple agrees to a large settlement in court and hackers claim to have around a pretty nasty iCloud exploit. Onward! Apple's onlin...

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Apple, EA test free in-app purchases and more news for May 16, 2014

Don't start your weekend without a dose of Apple news. Today we've got free in-app purchases, CarPlay and a lot of retail revenue for Apple. Apple and EA are trying out free in-app purchases. Apple and game maker EA are trying out something new. EA is issuing promo codes that give players 10 "g...

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Apple improves return policy and other news for May 12, 2014

Today in the news, Apple ramps up its online retail customer service and Square ditches one app for another, which you can try...if you live in NYC or San Francisco. Square Order is a new app that lets you place an order from a restaurant, cafe or shop to be picked up later. Still restricted to...

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Dr. Dre hints at Beats sale in exuberant party video (NSFW)

World Star Hiphop is mostly known for breaking new rap artists and posting smartphone videos of vicious fights outside of McDonalds, but today it can add "oddest news source for tech blogs" to its resume. The website just posted the following video showing Dr. Dre celebrating becoming a billionair...

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Evernote, LinkedIn team up and other news for May 7, 2014

Remember business cards? Remember feeling badly about tossing them into the hotel trash can after the conference? There's a fix in this morning's news, plus two new Apple Stores and Swatch gets cranky (but not too cranky) with Apple. Evernote and LinkedIn want to digitize those business cards y...

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Tumblr introduces in-app themes and more news for May 6, 2014

Good news for Tumblr bloggers this morning, plus an in-store iPhone event from Apple to make your day complete with the top news stories. Tumblr has rolled out in-app theme switching, and it's accessible from the company's iOS app. Tumblr's creative director Peter Vidani called the move "...a con...

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Apple donates $500K to SF Gives and other news for May 5, 2014

Apple's concern for it's California community and a dip in retail sales are in this morning's Apple news. Apple has donated US$500,000 to an anti-poverty initiative in San Francisco. The organization SF Gives was formed by Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff and Tipping Point CEO Daniel Lurie. Apple'...

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8 GB iPhone 5c appears in UK online Apple Store

This morning Apple released an 8 GB iPhone 5c for customers in the UK, priced at £429. As the day progresses, the device has also shown up in the company's Australian and Chinese online stores. As of this writing, the 8 GB iPhone 5c is not available in the US online Apple store. The only diff...

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