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Apple updating iTunes U, adds features for students and teachers

For most of Apple’s life, one of its primary target audiences has been education. Even back in the days of the Apple II, Apple focused on creating computers and applications that were simple to use but allowed for great learning capability. In 2007, Apple introduced iTunes U, a section of the iTunes store devoted to educational material, course…

Apple said to be working on mainstream home automation hardware

  Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, has promised new product categories this year. We have already seen this coming to life with Apple’s solution to home automation. The company is said to have a team working on a variety of hardware products for the homes of users that will be integrated with the companies existing devices that are already on the market….

iOS 8 beta 3 may not launch until Tuesday, July 8 [Report]

  iOS 8 beta 3 will not occur until Tuesday, July 8, according to a report from BGR. That would put beta 3 coming in three weeks after the release of beta 2, which normally doesn’t happen this early on in the beta testing period. Apple normally begins pushing out versions of their beta releases about every two weeks and then moving to…

Speck CandyShell AMPED for iPhone 5/5s [Review]

Speck, one of the leading case makers for mobile phones, recently released their newest case, the CandyShell AMPED case.  It’s supposed to double the volume of your iPhone 5/5s speakers while giving your phone added protection against drops and falls with its two protective layers. The AMPED case doesn’t require any extra battery power; it instead…

iPhone 6 production pushes Foxconn to hire 100,000 new employees

Apple’s most prolific (and notorious) manufacturing partner Foxconn has reportedly hired 100,000 new employees to meet the demands of the iPhone 6′s production. The report, from Economic Daily News claims that Foxconn has increased its workforce by nearly 10% in anticipation of iPhone 6 demands. Similarly, Apple’s sapphire glass supplier, GT Advanced…