Apple Tops Mobile Activation List During Christmas Season

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It seems Santa had to buy a lot of Apple products this year, presumably because countless people had one Apple device or another in their Christmas wish list. According to a report by Flurry, Apple tops the Christmas mobile activation list in 2014. It measured new device activations from December 19 to December 25 worldwide, Read more…

Apple Gets Smart Pen Patent Granted

apple smart pen patent
Apple just got another patent granted by the USPTO, this time for a smart pen that can be used to write on a surface and have the handwritten words directly recognized and displayed on a digital device. The pen is basically a stylus, but one thing that stands out is that it can be used Read more…

You Can Now Watch “The Interview” via iTunes Store

The Interview iTunes
After all the dilly-dallying of Apple and other providers to offer the controversial movie “The Interview“, they finally caved in. Apple just released a statement confirming that they are making “The Interview” available on iTunes. A short, to the point statement from Apple spokesman Tom Neumayr: “We’re pleased to offer ‘The Interview’ for rental or Read more…

Facebook Stickered App Lets You Send Stickers Via iOS Messenger

facebook stickered app
If emoticons are not enough for you when chatting with your friends on iOS using the Facebook Messenger app, then the new Facebook Stickered app is what you need. Released yesterday, the Facebook Stickered app is hyped up as: “It’s sticker time! Add cute characters, funny faces and more to make your photos pop.” I Read more…

The Diamond iWatch: The Ultimate Luxury in Wearables

diamond iwatch
“Ultimate luxury” is how jewelers Mervis Diamond Importers describe their own elitist take on the Apple iWatch, but I think it’s just plain ridiculous. “Ultimate luxury” doesn’t even begin to cover it. The Diamond iWatch is included in this year’s Holiday Gift Guide, another marketing stunt in my opinion, as it won’t be available till Read more…

The App Store 2014 in Review [Infographic]

app store 2014 in review
The iOS App Store has had a very busy year, with new apps being released almost incessantly – both free and paid. Many app developers change their pricing throughout the year – an average of 4.7 times, in fact. Additionally, 25 percent of paid apps have gone free in 2014. Then there are the seasonal Read more…

PRODUCT RED Campaign Raised $20 Million to Help AIDS Research

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Founded in 2006 in collaboration with Bono and Bobby Shriver, Apple’s PRODUCT RED campaign has been consistently promoted every year. The goal is to deliver an AIDS-free generation. This year, the PRODUCT RED campaign raised a whopping $20 million that will go to AIDS research, with the hopes of making the ultimate goal a reality Read more…

Get Hugely Discounted Apps Via App Santa Now!

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Merry Christmas to you, app lovers who are always on the lookout for when app prices drop. As it usually is during the holidays, discounts and promos are all over the place, and if you have been patient enough in the past year, you’ll probably save a sizeable chunk of money by buying apps this Read more…

This Is What Apple Employees Are Getting for Christmas

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Apple has a tradition of giving their employees a signature gift at the end of the year as a way of saying thank you for doing their part for the company. It’s not an unusual practice, for sure, as many other companies do the same thing. Then again, it’s Apple, so it makes fans curious Read more…

Buy an Original Apple Watch from 1995

original apple watch
The other day, some dude shelled out more than $25,000 to be the proud owner of two original iPhones in pristine condition. If you envied (or envy) him, you might be placated by buying an original Apple Watch instead. Back in 1995, the company did make an Apple Watch. You might say it was ahead Read more…