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Google under fire for Chrome browser's password storage policy

Apple Insider - Wed, 08/07/2013 - 18:38
Google is drawing criticism from security commentators and tech media observers for what is being called a flaw in its Chrome browser that allows anyone with access to a user's computer to see all of that user's passwords.

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Apple wins appeal reinstating ITC case against Google's Motorola

Apple Insider - Wed, 08/07/2013 - 17:38
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled in favor of Apple on Wednesday, reinstating the company's complaint against Google-owned Motorola Mobility.

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Samsung seeks 'Galaxy Gear' smart watch trademark as wearable tech market heats up

Apple Insider - Wed, 08/07/2013 - 16:35
Samsung's forthcoming smart watch accessory may be dubbed the "Galaxy Gear," based on new trademark filings by the company in its home country of South Korea, as well as in the U.S.

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Resale value of Apple's iPhone 4 increased 10% since April, Galaxy S III dropped 27%

Apple Insider - Wed, 08/07/2013 - 13:56
The resale value of iPhone 4 in the U.S. has actually grown by more than 10 percent since April, a new survey has found, while Samsung's smartphone lineup can't command the same used prices as Apple.

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Purported 'iPhone 5S' camera module has separate LED flash component

Apple Insider - Wed, 08/07/2013 - 13:30
In an alleged internal design change, the camera for Apple's next-generation iPhone may have its LED flash component completely independent from the lens.

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Apple relying more heavily on Samsung for iPad displays, report says

Apple Insider - Wed, 08/07/2013 - 10:15
While Apple is making moves to distance itself from rival Samsung, one report says the Korean company is actually gaining ground on iPad LCD supplier LG Display, a trend that may continue with the expected next-generation iPad mini.

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Apple, Inc. gets its fingerprints on advanced touch sensor, appears difficult for Android to copy

Apple Insider - Wed, 08/07/2013 - 09:20
In a market saturated with smartphones that all increasingly look the same, Apple wants its next iPhone to stand out and be difficult for cloners to duplicate.

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Apple still leads worldwide PC market with combined iPad shipments, but Lenovo gaining ground

Apple Insider - Wed, 08/07/2013 - 05:04
With its iPad, Apple continued to enjoy a commanding lead over the worldwide PC market in units shipped during the second quarter of 2013, but second place Lenovo gained some ground on strong tablet shipment growth.

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New 'Jobs' trailer reveals a few new scenes from upcoming biopic

Apple Insider - Wed, 08/07/2013 - 02:37
A new trailer for the Steve Jobs biopic "Jobs" was released on Tuesday, showing a bit more of the movie slated to hit theaters on Aug. 29.

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Mobile iTunes Store video service edges out Netflix, Amazon in US customer satisfaction

Apple Insider - Wed, 08/07/2013 - 01:00
The results of a consumer survey released on Tuesday show that iTunes' video store is at the top of a 22-company list that includes U.S. content delivery heavyweights like HBO, Netflix and Amazon.

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Twitter introduces two-step verification with iOS app update

Apple Insider - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 22:39
In a point update to its native iOS app on Tuesday, Twitter brings a host of upgrades to users, including a new photo gallery view, improved search and enhanced security with two-step verification.

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Apple releases Xcode 5 Developer Preview 5 with minor improvements

Apple Insider - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 21:57
Alongside Tuesday's seed of Apple's iOS 7 beta, the company also pushed out the latest Xcode 5 Developer Preview, the fifth such release for the coding tool.

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Ex-Apple CEO Scully's startup gets Shine wearable activity tracker into Apple Stores

Apple Insider - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 19:34
A startup company co-founded by former Apple CEO John Sculley has formed a partnership with his former company, as Apple's stores will now carry Misfit's Shine wearable activity measuring device.

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Apple seeds fifth beta of iOS 7 to developers with new Control Center options

Apple Insider - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 18:11
Apple on Tuesday provided its development community with the fifth pre-release beta of iOS 7 for iPhone and iPad, providing the latest bug fixes and improvements for testing, as well as a new setting that allows users to disable access to Control Center from within apps.

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Apple, Samsung top Q2 smartphone shipments, but Chinese vendors growing

Apple Insider - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 17:05
Apple and Samsung continue to tower over all other smartphone manufacturers, according to a new study, but a number of Chinese vendors are making some headway as they have home-field advantage in the world's most populous nation.

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Apple Stores gain new Philips Hue Bloom & LightStrips lighting options

Apple Insider - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 16:10
Apple's online and retail stores will become the exclusive home of Philips' latest iPhone-connected Hue lights this week: the Bloom portable LED bulb and stick-able LightStrips, both of which do not require a standard light socket.

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Samsung co-CEO pushes Tizen OS as more than a 'simple alternative for Android'

Apple Insider - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 14:07
As Samsung looks to lessen its reliance on Google's Android platform, the company views its own custom Tizen operating system as a viable alternative that could power the company's future flagship smartphones.

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Comparison pics show Apple's slight changes in alleged 'iPhone 5S' front panel

Apple Insider - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 13:24
A new side-by-side comparison of iPhone 5 parts with components allegedly built for Apple's next-generation "iPhone 5S" show minor internal changes, the most significant of which is a longer ribbon cable attached to the front display.

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Apple's new 'FaceTime Every Day' ad continues powerful iPhone campaign

Apple Insider - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 08:17
Continuing its series of TV commercials that imbue a relaxed, contemplative feel, Apple on Monday released a new ad focusing on the broad range of emotions that can be captured by an iPhone 5 running FaceTime.

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Google's Brin funds $332K lab-grown beef hamburger, looks to make meat a sustainable resource

Apple Insider - Tue, 08/06/2013 - 02:01
A project funded by Google cofounder Sergey Brin has yielded the world's first "synthetic" beef hamburger, the first step in what the billionaire hopes is a transformation in sustainable foods.

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