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“Budget iPhone” shown fully assembled, compared with iPhone 3GS and iPhone 5 in high res images and video

The budget iPhone has been this year’s hottest rumor. With speculation coming from all angles that Apple is about to release a lower cost, mid-range version of its popular smartphone, it’s difficult to ignore the distinct possibility that Cupertino could release a plastic 4-inch device this year. When you add those rumors to the countless leaks we’ve seen,…

Apple talks iTunes, iCloud, and retail stores in conference call

Apple, at its quarterly conference call this afternoon, announced a few new numbers aside from the normal sales and revenue numbers. iTunes itself, it was revealed, accounted for $4 billion of the revenue that Apple saw this past quarter, $2.4 billion of that being solely from the App Store. The content side of iTunes that doesn’t include the App Store,…

Apple Store app gets updated with search improvements

Last week it was rumored that the Apple Store application would be seeing an update that would offer free iTunes app downloads, and today the application has just been updated. However, it doesn’t appear to be the update that was rumored, as it is currently not looking to be the one with this content. Above is what the rumored new application was supposed…

iTunes announces 1 Billion podcast subscriptions

  Apple has announced that its iTunes store has accumulated over one billion podcast subscriptions, and so celebrate, Apple is highlighting some of the most popular content to be listened to since 2005. Apple estimates that there are 250,000 different podcasts, in over 100 languages at a combined weight of 8 million episodes. Podcasting is…

Ontario and Florida Apple stores due for July 27 opening

Apple has announced the opening of two brand new Apple Stores in Ontario and Florida on July 27. Ontario’s store is to be located in Markville Shopping Centre, Markham, Ontario, and the Florida store is located in Florida Mall, Orlando. The Markham store is Ontario’s 12th Apple store, due to open at 9.30 on July 27. The Florida location already contained…

iPad reaches all time high web usage share

Figures from Chitika are showing that Apple’s iPad is currently responsible for a record percentage of tablet web usage, whilst Samsung has reached an all time low. The iPad’s share was up 2%, making it responsible for 84.3%, the highest it has been since the start of the year. Interestingly, the Kindle Fire, not a tablet from Apple’s nemesis Samsung,…

Best Buy restarts $200 gift card scheme for iPad trade ins

Just two weeks after the initial offer closed, Best Buy has reintroduced its $200 gift card promotion on iPad trade in. The offer rewards all iPad trade ins at Best Buy with a minimum $200 gift card to be spent on a new model. The offer means that you can trade in your old iPad at Best Buy and pick up the fourth-generation iPad (16GB) for just…

Apple set to choose Samsung for iPad mini 2 Retina displays?

Ever since Apple and Samsung’s major lawsuit hit the $1 billion mark last summer we’ve heard nothing but negative reports regarding the two companies’ relationship with each other. One article after another speculated that Cupertino would opt for Sharp and AU Optronics for its next iPad mini displays, and shift to other manufacturers like TSMC and even…