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Steve Wozniak on Jobs’ biopic

Following the first trailer for Steve Jobs biopic, Steve Wozniak has made his comments on the film.   On the protrayal of Jobs he said: I have a little bug in me that says that this movie will portray Steve as a saint who was ignored, rather than one of the key people who led Apple through failure after failure (Apple ///, LISA, Macintosh)…

iOS 7 Beta 2 released [Update: It's here for iPad too!]

Apple has just released its first update for the iOS 7 beta. The update is a 206MB download, and offers a host of bug fixes and improvements. Here at TiP, we got a huge response to iOS 7′s earliest bugs and glitches. After a day or two with the new update, we will bring you a report of all that we’ve found repaired, and all that still needs to be…

Instagram video makes negative impact on Vine

Just four days after the release of Instagram’s Vine-esque video feature, Vine is beginning to slip in the App Store. Whilst Instagram’s decision to include 15 second video recording in its service was clearly a direct copy of Vine’s service, this doesn’t seem to have put off App Store users. Over the weekend, Vine dropped from No.2 in the U.S. free…

Apple finalizes in-app purchase agreement

Following the conclusion of a class action lawsuit against Apple’s in-app purchase policy, Apple has finalized an agreement with all parties involved. The lawsuit involved hundreds of aggrieved iTunes customers who had found that family members, namely young children were running up iTunes bills of hundreds of dollars worth of in-app purchases with…

More detailed iPhone 5S prototype images published, show dual-LED and hint at A7 chip with 1GB RAM [photos]

If the image above looks familiar, it’s because it is. Late on last week, we caught a glimpse at some leaked images of Apple’s next iPhone. Differences between the iPhone 5S and 5 on the hardware front will be almost undetectable from the outside. However, there should be some differences to the internal components. This time around, the images have gone…

Rumor: iOS 7 beta 2 coming later on today

Last week we saw a chart showing previous timescales between different versions of iOS beta software. It showed we should be expecting a new beta any time soon. According to information obtained by BGR from its “carrier sources” the second beta of iOS 7 could well be here as early as this afternoon. In fact, the rumored time is around 1pm Eastern Time…

Facebook wants to launch its own ‘Reader’ digital newspaper?

According to a report over at WSJ, Facebook wants to expand its range of services to include a Flipboard-challenging mobile newspaper known internally as ‘Reader’. “Recent versions of Reader resemble Flipboard Inc., a smartphone and tablet app that aggregates stories from multiple sources and lets users swipe to flip through articles, said the people…

Rumor: Apple’s A8 chips for 2014 set to be manufactured by TSMC

Anyone following stories from with Apple’s supply chain will – by now – be familiar with the fact that although Apple’s parts are all designed in California, they’re manufactured by a huge host of companies. Processors in past days used to be manufactured by Samsung, but since the two companies fell out, the number of parts acquired from the Korean tech…

3rd-party Lightning cable manufacturer bypasses iOS 7′s authorization warning, and why Apple’s licensing process needs to change

A little while back it was revealed that iOS 7 had a built in detection system to warn users when they were using unauthorized Lightning cables. It’s a handy feature for those worried about the quality of non-licensed accessories. However, it’s equally annoying for those who aren’t bothered, and just want to get something that works without spending a…

Siri learning how to pronounce names in iOS 7

Voice recognition technology has come a long way since its inception. In fact, just comparing Siri to what was available on the mobile market just 3 years ago is mind-blowing. In those days, we had Apple’s Voice Control – which was darn right atrocious – plus Motorola and BlackBerry had been installing their even worse controls on devices for a few years…