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TiP Daily: March 5, 2013 [VID]

TiP Daily March 5, 2013: Foxconn has apparently already started production on the iPhone 5S, Apple had a few other possible names before settling on “iPhone.” and more! – iPhone 5S production: http://tinyurl.com/b7hsn6b – NuCharge iPhone battery case: http://tinyurl.com/azsrtup – Possible iPhone names: http://tinyurl.com/agx7rqh – Follow me…

Apple’s Maps application falls foul to old university prank in Afghanistan

I don’t think we’ve ever heard good news about Apple’s-own Map’s application. The latest straw to be placed on Apple’s camel comes in the form of a prank made by some Afghan university students that has ended up in Apple’s wretched mapping system. The students changed some of Kabul’s street names to “Bad Monkey”, “Mojo Way” and “Hillbilly Hameed”, with…

Number of babies named after Apple, Siri, and Mac increase in 2012

This made me laugh, honestly. According to BabyCenter’s most recent list of baby name usage, the name “Apple” jumped 585 positions for girl’s names, 15% over last year’s place. For boys, the name “Mac” rose 12% over last year. You can’t forget Siri, Apple’s digital assistant, who saw a rise of 5% in girl’s names. Like I said, this news just kind of made…

Social Saturday: Will the iPhone 6 be “the new iPhone”?

Facebook user John M. asks “What do you think the next iPhone will be called? iPhone 4G, iPhone 6?” I know this may sound a bit strange, but one of the biggest surprises about Apple’s March 7 iPad event was the fact that the new iPad wasn’t called the iPad 3 or even the iPad HD. Product names garner quite a bit of speculation, and Apple completely…