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Slow growth doesn’t keep iPhone from keeping US lead

A new comScore report is out, and despite some sluggish growth numbers from Apple, the iPhone kept the lead in terms of smartphone subscribers in the US. Growing my a meager 0.3% in the last 3 months, Apple was still able to have a 39.2% marketshare, which beat out 2nd place Samsung by 16.2%, leaving it at 23%. However, Samsung saw a growth of 1.7% over…

Apple to sell USA themed cases at select Apple Stores for 4th of July?

According to 9to5Mac, that got word from Apple Retail employees, Apple will be selling USA themed cases for the 4th of July. According to the report, the cases will be made of “superior quality polycarbonate with ultra high resolution designs”, so if you want to show your USA patriotism, you could definitely head up to your Apple Store soon and check these…

iOS 7 bug allows apps to be put inside Newsstand

A new bug as been discovered in iOS 7, and it is something that was found to work a while back in iOS 6, however it is much easier in iOS 7 than it ever was on iOS 6. In iOS 7, it is possible (via a bug, this most likely isn’t meant to be a feature), to put applications in Newsstand. All you have to do is simply drag and drop them on top of Newsstand….

Netflix to bring virtual assistant Max to iPad

Netflix’ digital assistant Max is likely to coming to iPad in the near future. In a day littered with news of various digital assistants, Netflix has announced “Max”, a brand new digital assistant which will be coming to the services iPad app. Netflix has described Max as “the rumored star child of Siri and Hal 9000″ (a mental image no one…

iOS assistant Donna looks to challenge Siri

There’s a new digital assistant in town, her name is Donna. Named after characters from TV shows ‘The West Wing’ and ‘Suits’, Donna represents a functional assistant with a really cool user interface. She’s essentially a Google now alternative, with traffic updates, weather information, appointment reminders and the like. Whilst the app doesn’t…

Siri creators lining up brand new digital assistant

The research institute which created Siri is currently working on a really cool digital assistant. The technology, named Bright, has been developed to help those who work in high pressure jobs, just as the emergency services. The tool has some incredible uses, for example, it could help doctors stop viruses by searching for infection information before…

Rumor: iOS 7 beta 3 to be released to devs on July 8

According to BGR’s “trusted sources” Apple is planning to release the next beta version of iOS 7 in little over a week from now, on July 8th. These sources are reportedly the same who predicted when iOS 7 beta 2 would arrive and were right in their information. So, for now, there’s nothing to question particularly. It will be around 2 weeks after beta 2…

By signing up to iTunes, you agree not to use it for the “manufacture or production of nuclear, missiles, or chemical or biological weapons.”

That’s right. Scrap your plans for world domination. If you’ve got an iTunes account, you have agreed not to make a nuclear bomb. I can’t take credit for this discovery, Jim Dalrymple over at The Loop while casually browsing through his iTunes End User License Agreement: You also agree that you will not use these products for any purposes prohibited…

CEO Thorsten Heins: BBM for iPhone will land “before the end of summer”

It’s been a little while now since we received confirmation that BlackBerry’s long-adored messenger service would be making its way to iPhone. In fact, BBerry announced it publicly at an event not long ago. Although the company never gave any official dates, a debunked rumor predicted it would be available on June 27th. Like my delivery from Amazon that…

Foxconn announces iPhone compatible smart watch

Rumors of an Apple iWatch have been circulating the web for months, if not years. Wearable technology, such as the Pebble watch, seems to be the way of the future and many people expect that the Cupertino tech giant will enter the smart watch race sooner, rather than later. It is also rumored that many other tech giants such as Samsung and Google may be…