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Top 5 Stories This Week: iOS 7 beta 4 release date, iPhone 5S production confirmed, next iPad mini, and more!

This week’s top 5 stories are split pretty evenly between rumors regarding software and rumors regarding hardware. iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks make an appearance, but so do the next-gen iPad mini and the iPhone 5S. This part of the year is one of the only times such a split usually happens, and that’s because we’re stuck in a very in-between time right…

Samsung wants a new trial regarding “rubber banding” patent

13-07-08 Samsung Motion for New Trial or Final Judgment on ’381 Patent Samsung wants another try at the “rubber banding” patent, according to FOSS Patents. Apple won the trial against Samsung for the “rubber banding” patent here in the United States and in Japan recently, however due to a tentative invalidation of the patent here in the US, Samsung…

Apple hires YSL CEO Paul Deneve to work on “special projects”

Apple seems to be doing quite a bit of hiring today. Hot on the heels of news that Apple had hired Hulu Senior VP Pete Distad, it was revealed that the Cupertino-based tech giant has also acquired former Yves Saint Laurent (YSL) CEO Paul Deneve. According to a tweet from Bloomberg’s Adam Satariano, Deneve will serve as a Vice President under Tim Cook,…

OneNote for iPhone and iPad updated with new interface and features

OneNote, the cross-platform note taking application from Microsoft, has just been updated to version 2.0 on both iPhone and iPad, bringing with it a tweaked interface and some great new features. For the iPhone version, this update finally brings with it iPhone 5 support. I’m honestly surprised it has taken it this long, seeing as it has been since…

iOS 7 will let us speak words we don’t know how to spell

The screenshot on the left shows the new ‘Speak’ feature Another cool new iOS 7 feature was discovered by the guys over at AppAdvice. Everyone knows how frustrating it is to type out a note or iMessage, only to have your iPhone throw that angry red line under a misspelled word. But, if iOS 7 has anything to do about, that won’t be a problem much…

No new iPhones or iPads are causing dips in Foxconn revenue

With a lack of new product announcements so far this year from Apple, its manufacturing partner, Foxconn, is beginning to feel it. According to some recently released numbers, sales are down this year so far 12.6%, causing it to rethink its reliance on Apple. Last year, out of Foxconn’s total $100 billion revenue, Apple accounted for an astounding 60%….

Facebook app updates with new status features and more

The Facebook application just received an update today, bringing with it the ability to add icons to your status updates to indicate what you are feeling, reading, watching, etc (only in English). Other than that, other features that came include the ability to change who can see what you’ve posted, and more. Here is the full changelog from…