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OS X Yosemite public beta will be available for download tomorrow

  Apple promised a public beta for Mac OS X Yosemite at WWDC last month and starting Thursday, July 24, Apple will be sending out invitations via email to test out the beta version of Yosemite. The invitations will be going out to the first million people that signed up through the public beta program. If you haven’t signed up for the public…

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…

Apple has acquired 30 companies so far in fiscal 2014, 5 since Q2

During todays fiscal third quarter earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that the Cupertino company has acquired 29 companies since fiscal 2013 (not including its huge purchase of Beats). Five of the purchases were said to have been purchased since the end of the March quarter. While some of the companies purchased are known, many remain…

Apple granted “iTime” patent, this might be Apple’s wearable

AppleInsider had a great scoop this morning, finding some patents that Apple was granted that look to possibly be a hint at what is in store for Cupertino’s wearable device. The USPTO posted  U.S. Patent No. 8,787,006 for a “Wrist-worn electronic device and methods therefor”. Interestingly, in one illustration it has “iTime” (below) in the middle of…

Apple to release OS X Yosemite public beta later this month

At WWDC, Apple said that it will release a public beta of Yosemite sometime this summer, which will mark the first time Apple has released a public beta of a new OS X version in over a decade. Apple is planning to release the OS X Yosemite public beta later this month, according to 9to5Mac’s sources. Apple released a Developer Preview of Yosemite…

Apple agrees to $400 million settlement over ebook price-fixing

Apple has agreed to pay in the region of $450 million USD over claims that it conspired with publishers to fix the prices of ebooks and stifle competition in the market. Since the case began in April 2012, Apple has been forced to settle with all five publishers involved in the controversy, costing the fruity company around $166 million.  The settlement…