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Apple promoting tax-free holiday purchases in the US

    Apple will cut sales tax charges for purchases made in-store and online during the tax-free holiday, which in most states is August 1 to August 3. Tax-free purchases are also eligible to take advantage of Apple’s “Back to School” promotion, which gives consumers the addition of an Apple Store gift card when they purchase a Mac, an…

Apple isn’t merging iOS and OS X, it’s making them better together

A lot of things have been said about iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite “proving” that Apple is on the path to merging the two systems into one, overarching system that will eventually run on both of the platforms (a la Microsoft Windows). Well, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Sure, the visual language of OS X was shaped by iOS 7 with its gradients and…

Notable details from Apple’s Q3 2014 earnings call

  Apple’s Q3 2014 earnings call just wrapped up. While the earnings and sales numbers were announced earlier, here are some important updates to take away from the call itself: Highlights Over 20 million people streamed the WWDC keynote in June. Apple is receiving a great response to their iOS and OS X upgrades. Swift will allow for new…

What’s new in iOS 8 beta 4

As predicted by the rumor mill, Apple has released its next update to the iOS 8 beta two weeks after beta 3. In addition to fixing several bugs, Apple has made some noticeable updates to its latest edition of the iOS 8 beta. Control Center In iOS 8 beta 4, Control Center has a new look. Partitions of Control Center and their buttons no longer have…

Wunderlist 3 is coming soon, and I can’t wait

Wunderlist has long been one of the few popular apps that still hasn’t been given a proper redesign since the release of iOS 7 and the new design language that came with it. Well, thankfully, that is all about to change; and it looks awesome. The video above is the video that Wunderlist put up announcing that Wunderlist 3, the all new, rethought version of…