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Apple confirms it has acquired Swell Radio

Jul 29 2014 3:22pm CDT | Source: App Advice

First reported earlier this week, Apple has just confirmed that it has acquired Swell Radio and developer Wall Street Journals Daisuke Wakabayashi reported the news via Twitter:Apple confirms Swell deal w: we buy “smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans.” Daisuke Wakabayashi (@daiwaka) July 29, 2014Along with the Swell Radio app being pul ...
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Apple Opening Up To Third Parties

Source: Apple Balla | Jul 8 2014, 12:35am CDT | by Bijon Kumar Pramanik

Apple Opening Up To Third Parties
Social Share Sheets will be opened up in iOS 8
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iWatch Production Delayed Until Q4?

Jul 29 2014 10:50am CDT | Source: iClarified

A report from Taiwan's United Daily News suggests that production of the rumored iWatch has been delayed until Q4.GforGames relays that report which notes that during a recent TPK conference, the company said that even though they were expecting an extremely profitable third quarter, things are not looking great. TPK is rumored to be supplier of next-gen touch sensors for the iWatch. It's technology replaces indium tin oxide with silver nanowire ink enabling the use ...
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Using Instagram for iOS on public Wi-Fi poses risk of an account hijack, researcher says

Jul 29 2014 7:01am CDT | Source: Mac World

A configuration problem in Facebook’s popular Instagram application for Apple devices could allow a hacker to hijack a person’s account if they’re both on the same public Wi-Fi network.Stevie Graham, who describes himself as a “hacker at large” based in London, wrote on Twitter that Facebook won’t pay him a reward for reporting the flaw, which he said he found years ago.Graham wrote he hopes to draw more attention to the issue by writing a tool that could quickly comp ...
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Apple Releases Updated Versions of 13-Inch and 15-Inch Retina MacBook Pros
Apple Releases Updated Versions of 13-Inch and 15-Inch Retina MacBook Pros
Apple provides the new laptops with the speedier Intel Haswell processors, while doubling the RAM for all the 15-inch variants and the basic version of the 13-inch device | by Ehsanul Haque Kanan
Apple Reportedly Purchasing Radio App Swell for $30 Million
Apple Reportedly Purchasing Radio App Swell for $30 Million
Apple is looking to apply Swell’s technology for enhancing the features of its highly criticized Podcast app significantly. | by Ehsanul Haque Kanan
Green spaces impact birth weight positively
London, July 29 (IANS) Where expecting mothers live can also have a bearing on the birth weight of their babies as researchers have found that mothers who live near green spaces deliver babies with significantly higher birth weights. | by IANS

Foursquare updates Swarm with check-in improvements and interface tweaks

Jul 29 2014 3:14am CDT | Source: App Advice

Foursquare has just released another update to its not-so-popular standalone checkin app, Swarm.Swarm was introduced by Foursquare last month as the location-based social networking website began moving away from offering check-ins in its flagship iOS app, which it had planned to transition into being a more Yelp-like app for place discovery. Indeed, the company last week launched a new design and a new logo as it officially disabled check-ins in the Foursquare app.Swarm was updated ...
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Jesse Jackson calls on Obama to scrutinize tech industry’s ‘lack of diversity’

Jul 28 2014 3:09pm CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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Beats Music update brings ‘Tune Your Taste’ feature and more

Jul 28 2014 2:54pm CDT | Source: App Advice

The official iOS app of the Beats Music service has just been updated with the move to version 2.2.First up, the update ushers in a new Tune Your Taste feature. Music lovers can switch up their Just For You recommendations by changing their favorite genres and artists. That can be done in the Settings menu.Users can also view their most recently played songs from The Sentence.Finally, along with a number of improvemen ...
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5.5-inch iPhone 6 to Launch Alongside Apple's iWatch in December?

Jul 28 2014 1:07pm CDT | Source: iClarified

The general consensus among rumor mill has been a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 launching sometime in September, with the 5.5-inch model launching at a later date. Now, supply chain sources are claiming that the 5.5-inch model will indeed be delayed to due production issues, and is currently slated for a December launch.The same sources also claim that Apple's iWatch will be launching alongside the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 in December. If the sources are correct, it look ...
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Make Your Own iPhone Speakers with a Paper Towel Roll & Two Keg Cups

Jul 28 2014 1:05pm CDT | Source: OS X Daily

Don’t have any iPhone or iPod speakers handy, but really want to boost the volume of the music or audio coming from your iOS device? If you have a paper towel roll and two plastic cups, you’re good to go with this goofy and sort of effective DIY iPhone speaker solution. Precision crafted ...
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