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Mashable: Apple Says We Don’t Give the NSA Direct Access to Our Servers
/ June 17, 2013 4:33 pm
Mashable: Apple Says We Don’t Give the NSA Direct Access to Our Servers

Mashable reports that Apple has just released a statement called "Apple’s Commitment to Customer Privacy," declaring that it isn't involved in the NSA's PRISM program. Apple says in the statement that it does not give any government agency direct access to its servers, and that any government agency asking for customer information is required to obtain a court order. Between December 1, 2012 and May 31 2013, Apple received between 4,000 to 5,000 requests from U.S. law enforcement for customer information. Read More

Reuters: Apple Considering Bigger iPhone Screens, Several Colours
/ June 13, 2013 2:25 pm
Reuters: Apple Considering Bigger iPhone Screens, Several Colours

Reuters reports that Apple Inc. is thinking of launching iPhones with bigger screens as well as cheaper models in a variety of colors, over the next year, said four people having knowledge of the matter. Apple is considering introducing a minimum of two bigger iPhones next year, one having a 4.7-inch screen and another with a 5.7-inch screen, said the sources. They said suppliers have been contacted with plans for the bigger screens, but it's still uncertain if Apple will in fact launch its flagship product in the larger sizes. Read More

Hypebot: Apple Announces iTunes Radio
/ June 11, 2013 11:22 am
Hypebot: Apple Announces iTunes Radio

Hypebot reports that Apple has announced iTunes Radio, a free Internet radio service offering more than 200 stations and an impressive collection of music from the iTunes Store. The service is available from your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac, PC and Apple TV. One of the unique aspects of the service is the personalization feature which will evolve stations the more you listen; the more you use it, the more it will understand the kind of music you like and will personalize the music accordingly. . Read More

IGN: Apple Announces iOS 7 to be Released in Fall
/ June 11, 2013 11:04 am
IGN: Apple Announces iOS 7 to be Released in Fall

IGN reports that Apple has announced iOS 7, the latest version of the company's mobile OS, with a flatter appearance as compared to its previous versions. The new typography is sharper and the UI has a frosted-glass appearance with see-through menus. iOS 7 presents a 3D perspective, basically enabling you to see behind open panes. The bottom of the phone screen opens Control Center, a translucent menu loaded with numerous settings, which can help to control brightness, play music, and even access a flashlight. . Read More

Magid: Smartphone and Tablets, Rapidly Growing Devices of Choice
/ June 10, 2013 1:26 pm
Magid: Smartphone and Tablets, Rapidly Growing Devices of Choice

Smartphone ownership has now broken the majority barrier and reached 61% of online Americans as of May 2013. Over 79% of all online Americans 18 to 34 now own a smartphone. Mike Vorhaus, President of Magid Advisors, a unit of Frank N. Magid Associates, Inc. says, “America is not just a connected country now, but a mobile-connected country.”. Read More

Reuters: Samsung Electronics Loses $12 Billion Market Value on Smartphone Worries
/ June 7, 2013 1:25 pm
Reuters: Samsung Electronics Loses $12 Billion Market Value on Smartphone Worries

Reuters reports that Samsung Electronics Co. lost $12 billion in market value, struck by brokerage degrades that have emphasized concerns about decreasing sales of its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone. The share slip of over 6 percent occurs after it recently launched two stripped-down versions of the S4, increasing concerns that profits for its mobile business will be affected. . Read More

Analyst Says Apple Likely to Release iWatch in Second Half of Year
/ June 7, 2013 1:20 pm
Analyst Says Apple Likely to Release iWatch in Second Half of Year

CNET reports that Apple is likely to give the go-ahead to the supply chain this month to start preparing components for the highly anticipated iWatch, according to Citi Analyst Glen Yeung. Consumers thinking of getting an iWatch could have one on their wrist in the second half of the year. . Read More

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