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Apple rolls out iOS 8.2 beta 3

Just over a week after iOS 8.2 beta 2, Apple has made beta 3 available to iOS developers. Much like beta 2, the latest update mainly fixes some more bugs in preparation for a public launch in 2015, which will coincide with the release of the Apple Watch. The update was first made available over-the-air, but is now on Apple’s Dev Center website for…

Apple job listings point to upcoming global Apple Pay expansion

While Apple Pay has been a US-exclusive feature since its October launch, a new job listing suggests the global rollout of Apple’s mobile payment system might not be too far off. The listing, spotted by iClarified, advertizes an intern position within a London-based Apple Pay team: Apple Pay is a new and exciting area in Apple that is set to expand…

Apple raises over $20 million in recent (PRODUCT) RED campaign

While many stores were offering discounts to products for the weekend of Black Friday, Apple chose to do things a little bit differently. In addition to many popular Apple and Beats products coming with iTunes gift cards, Apple also donated some of their profits to (RED) for their sales on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Many popular apps offered…

Best Apps of 2014: Media & Entertainment

This post is part of our “Best Apps of 2014″ series! The series highlights the finest apps of the year — either released in 2014 or heavily updated. You can follow along with all entries in the series HERE. We’re approaching the end of the year, so what better time to bring together all of the best apps from the last twelve months? We’ve…

Samsung working on Apple Pay competitor

As far as mobile payments go, Apple Pay has been a success since its launch. Where others failed to gain traction, Apple’s offering has gone from strength to strength adding more retailers, banks and card issuers regularly. Now, it has come to light that Samsung is working on its own mobile payments service, according to a report by Re/code. The Korean…

TAG Heuer planning smartwatch to compete with Apple Watch

Luxury watchmaker TAG Heuer is planning to launch a smartwatch in order to more directly compete with Apple Watch and other smartwatches, according to a report by Reuters. The company is also open to partnering with technology firms and making acquisitions if necessary in order to get the plans off the ground. At a press conference, luxury goods group…

Apple victorious in iPod antitrust lawsuit

Back in 2010, the process for a class action lawsuit against Apple began. A group of plaintiffs claimed that Apple had locked users into their platform, by updating iTunes in a way that attempted to create a monopoly in the digital music space. They were seeking 350 million dollars in damages, and the jury trial finally began on December 2nd of this…