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Apple Says It’s Not Testing Its Own Phone Service

Apple Says It’s Not Testing Its Own Phone Service

Apple is denying a report that said it was testing its own wireless service. “We have not discussed nor do we have any plans to launch an MVNO,” said an Apple spokeswoman in a statement. On Monday, a report from Business Insider quoted sources ‘close to Apple’ who said that the company is looking to get into the MVNO game. …

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Apple Is Trying to Make Voicemail a Little Less Terrible

Apple Is Trying to Make Voicemail a Little Less Terrible

Voicemail is pretty terrible, and this is a universally-accepted opinion. Except for your mom. You mom loves leaving voicemails. But even mom probably hates listening to voicemails. In fact, phone owners hate most sorts of talking and listening. The word is powered by texts, and that’s probably not changing for at least the foreseeable future. It’s nice to hear, then, …

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Apple Reportedly Testing Its Own Phone Service

Apple Reportedly Testing Its Own Phone Service

In the future, it’s entirely possible that you’ll never have to deal with anyone other than Apple to use your new iPhone. This is great or not-so-great news, depending on your feelings toward Apple. We’ve heard talks of Apple launching its own phone service for a while, but a new report says that Apple’s already begun trialing said service in …

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Apple Disappoints On iPhone Sales

Apple Disappoints On iPhone Sales

Apple just released its quarterly earnings report. The company surpassed Wall Street estimates on revenue and earnings per share, but iPhone sales were not on par with expectations. iPad sales were also down 18%. The company sold 47.5 million iPhones during the quarter. Analysts had expected closer to 49 or 50 million. CEO Tim Cook said, “We had an amazing …

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App Store, iTunes, Apple Music, and Other Apple Services Down for Some

App Store, iTunes, Apple Music, and Other Apple Services Down for Some

Many Apple services are experiencing a pretty major outage today, as the App Store, Apple Music, Apple TV, the iBooks Store, iTunes, Beats 1 Radio, and more are all down for some users. According to Apple, it’s only affecting some users. “All Store Services – Some users are affected,” says Apple. “Users are experiencing a problem with the services listed …

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The iWatch Doesn’t Exist, But Apple’s Getting Sued Over It

The iWatch Doesn’t Exist, But Apple’s Getting Sued Over It

Apple is getting sued over its iWatch. You may have not noticed anything wrong with that sentence, and to be honest it’s hard to fault you if you didn’t. Apple’s smartwatch is actually called the Apple Watch, but hey – it should’ve been the iWatch, right? Anyway, the iWatch doesn’t exist. But Apple is still facing legal action over it. …

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Apple Thinks You’re Really Going to Want an iPhone 6s

Apple Thinks You’re Really Going to Want an iPhone 6s

Apparently, Apple is pretty damn confident that you’re going to want a new iPhone that simply sports a handful of hardware changes (and no difference in overall design). Apple is reportedly telling manufacturers that it needs up to 90 million of the iPhone 6s, which it is expected to debut this fall. From the Wall Street Journal: Apple is asking …

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Apple’s Record $533M Payment to Patent Troll Voided

Apple’s Record $533M Payment to Patent Troll Voided

In February, a federal jury in Texas sided with a patent licensing company called Smartflash and ordered Apple to pay $532.9 million for infringing upon three patents dealing with data storage, payments, and DRM. Apple vowed to fight it, obviously, saying: “Smartflash makes no products, has no employees, creates no jobs, has no US presence, and is exploiting our patent …

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Trying Apple Music? Don’t Forget to Turn Off Auto-Renewal

Trying Apple Music? Don’t Forget to Turn Off Auto-Renewal

Apple just launched its streaming music competitor, Apple Music, and I’m sure you’re at least thinking about trying it out. Apple is offering up a free three-month trial, which is a pretty sweet deal. Who wouldn’t want to have access to unlimited music, on-demand, for free for three months? But you don’t want to wind up paying for it at …

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Apple Is Censoring Dr. Dre (and Everything Else) on Beats 1 Radio

Apple Is Censoring Dr. Dre (and Everything Else) on Beats 1 Radio

Today, Apple launched Apple Music to the world. And Apple’s always on, “progressive” radio station Beats 1 is currently censoring the music it plays worldwide. Apple, who gave Dr. Dre a “senior role” in the company when it acquired his Beats company last year, is bleeping out curse words in songs from The Chronic. “Beats 1 is a place for …

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Apple to Pay $450M in e-book Price Fixing Case

Apple to Pay $450M in e-book Price Fixing Case

In 2013, a US Federal judge ruled that Apple conspired with major publishers to raise prices on e-books following the launch of the iBookstore. Now, a US Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the decision. In a 2-to-1 ruling, the court concluded that Apple did, in fact, orchestrate a conspiracy to raise ebook prices. “We conclude that the district court …

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Tim Cook: “Today marks a victory for equality, perseverance and love”

Tim Cook: “Today marks a victory for equality, perseverance and love”

Today the US Supreme Court, in a 5-4 ruling, said that the Constitution requires that same-sex couple be allowed to marry. The decision effectively makes gay marriage legal nationwide, as states can no longer reserve the right to marry only for heterosexual couples. And the tech world’s most prominent gay CEO, Tim Cook, has spoken out. In a series of …

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