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You can now gift iBooks on iOS and OS X for the holidays

To get in the gift giving mood, Apple has just added another way for you to give a gift electronically to a loved one. Thanks to an update for iBooks, the electronic books can now be given as gifts to other iOS or OS X iBooks users. Until now, users were able to credit the account of another user, but you could not gift specific books to others….

iOS 7 Preview: Weather [VID]

The weather application in preview iOS releases has always been ugly and I never used it. With that being said I kept an open mind when trying the default weather client in iOS 7. I must say I was happily surprised by its overall look and performance. The user interface follows the rest of iOS 7, being clean and light looking. Inside the weather…

iOS 7 Preview: Safari [VID]

Apple has dominated the market when it comes to mobile web browsing for years now. So when Apple announced iOS 7 yesterday you know they wanted to keep things that way and only improve the web browsing experience on iOS. Now that I have been able to play with Safari for a little, I am confident in saying that iOS 7′s safari is a pleasant upgrade from…

Apple data sharing violates privacy laws rules German court

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A Berlin Regional Court has today ruled that Apple’s policy on sharing customer data violates privacy laws. The court has ruled that Apple cannot request or claim “global consent” for use of a customers  data, without informing customers of how and where the data will be used. As a result, Apple will no longer be able to use German users’ data to…

Vine update finally brings front-facing camera support

Today Vine has received a huge update, which finally allows users to shoot video using the front-facing camera. Version 1.1 allows you to switch between front and rear facing cameras as many times as you want during a video. Along with this update is support for mentions, so that if you tag someone in a post, they will receive an alert notifying them of…

Bump update takes away feature to share iTunes media

It isn’t everyday that an application gets updated to take away a feature, however that is what has happened here. That’s right, Bump has been update to remove a feature, and that feature is one some will be sad to see go. With version 3.5.8, Bump is no longer able to share iTunes library media between devices. When opening the panel to share music…

Vine tops App Store chart

Video sharing phenomenon Vine has climbed to the top of the iTunes App Store charts. The app, which allows users to record and share 6-second loops of video footage is currently the most popular free app on the App Store. Vine has risen to prominence ever since its Twitter takeover, releasing the incredibly cool VineTune music video creation system,…