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Method in Apple's Madness (Good Shit is Worth Paying For)

Ben Lovejoy has an extremely well-thought out opinion piece over at 9to5Mac regarding a possible reason why Apple has decided to end the Free Single of the Week promotion (as well as the 12 Days of Christmas, et al.): What has all this to…
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Ok, Apple, This is Getting Ridiculous (U)

UPDATE: I just updated Goodreader on my iPhone 6 Plus. The version number is 4.8.1, and the iCloud functionality verbiage has been removed and the full app functionality has been restored. It's good to see that my epic rant this morning caught…
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Federico Viticci Gets It

In another fantastic post, MacStories.com's Federico Viticci explores document management apps in iOS 8. He does his usual exemplary job. Head over for a thorough discussion of document pickers in iOS and the apps that allow (limited) file management. If…
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Idiot Hit-Whore: "iPhone 6 Sales Record Disappointing"

Paul Ausick, 24/7wallst.com: Apple Stock was trading at $103.02 about 15 minutes before Monday’s opening bell. The stock’s 52-week range is $63.89 to $103.74. To say that this is a true disappointment may seem like it is “fire for…
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My iPhone 6/6 Plus Preorder Fun

With the preorders allegedly going live early today (12:01 AM Pacific), I was prepared for a long night of CMD + R in several different browser tabs. I say "allegedly" because I have yet to see an iPhone/iPad preorder night go smoothly. And…
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China's Xiaomi Mi Pad is an iPad mini Ripoff

CNET: The Mi Pad liberally borrows from Apple's design. The tablet is clad in shiny plastic that's very similar to the iPhone 5C, and comes in five vibrant hues. The appearance and shape, however, is similar to the iPad Mini -- in fact, the…
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Beats Separate But Equal?

John Gruber: Jon Maples on the Apple/Beats Acquisition Jon Maples: While music purchases may be falling, it’s still a big business for Apple. So instead of creating another option in iTunes that would potentially cannibalize download…
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Apple Buying Beats?!

Lots of outlets have been reporting for the last 12 hours that talks are in the final stages between Apple and Beats, with the former set to purchase the latter for a reported $3.2 Billion. Citing sources close to the deal, The Financial Times on…
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Samsung: Lying, Cheating, Stealing Sacks of Shit

Vanity Fair does a fantastic job of describing the Smartphone Wars between Apple and Samsung. One day in March 2011, cars carrying investigators from Korea’s anti-trust regulator pulled up outside a Samsung facility in Suwon, about 25 miles…