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Apple eyes wireless server hubs at Genius Bar

Apple eyes wireless server hubs at Genius Bar

According to rumors, Apple is planning to add an interesting new wrinkle to its Genius Bars in retail stores. Sources are claiming that Apple is looking at adding wireless server hubs to Genius Bars to allow users to sync their data from an iOS device if the device needs to be replaced. That is great news considering that people who go into Apple stores with problems that can't be easily fixed are often handed a new device.

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Apple iPhone OS 3.1 Released With Genius, Ringtones, and Organization

Apple iPhone OS 3.1 Released With Genius, Ringtones, and Organization

Just in case you weren't aware: Apple had an event today. And we've got you covered, as we bring you all the updated information, tucked away in our little hand basket. What we have here, is an update that's available right now, and it's called iPhone OS 3.1. It's bringing a whole lot of features, most of which are pretty outstanding, and together with iTunes 9, makes Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch even more formidable.

The Genius functionality isn't brand new anymore, so Apple went ahead and improved it. And by improvement, we mean not just improving, but expanding its functionality. Genius not only does your music choices anymore, but takes in all your application usage as well, and will happily recommend some more for you to go ahead and peruse, and of course, purchase.

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iTunes & AppleTV updates adds Genius, bug-fixes

iTunes & AppleTV updates adds Genius, bug-fixes

Apple has quietly updated both iTunes and AppleTV overnight, introducing mainly bug-fixes for both products but also adding Genius intelligent playlist creation to their set-top box.  The iTunes update, which takes the app to v8.0.1, cures a particularly annoying bug whereby high-definition episodes of TV shows were replaced with standard-definition copies.

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Apple Watch patent lets you fist bump to share files

Apple Watch patent lets you fist bump to share files

Apple may have invented AirDrop to make wireless sharing of files a breeze, easier than NFC even, but that same convenience doesn't exactly translate to the Apple Watch, where screen space and taps are at a premium. Luckily, Apple has a few things in mind. It has recently filed a patent that details the use of gestures, from handshakes to high fives and even to respectful bows, to initiate and exchange of information. Sometimes, it can even do all of those automatically with very little or no user intervention.

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For Chevrolet, life-lessons from Apple, Disney and Tesla

For Chevrolet, life-lessons from Apple, Disney and Tesla

Chevrolet may want to be more than just “competitive” with its auto rivals, but when it comes to taking inspiration nothing is off the table, including Apple, Disney, and Tesla. Opening the company’s annual Powered By Innovation event - and under the aggressive “Find New Roads” tagline - Alan Batey, global Chevrolet brand chief and GM executive vice president and president of Chevrolet North America name-checked tech superbrand Apple as a guiding example for how a car company chasing further growth might push itself.

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SlashGear 101: What is Apple Music?

SlashGear 101: What is Apple Music?

Apple Music is to streaming music what the iPhone was to smartphones - or at least that's what Apple would like you to believe. When introducing this service this week, former head of Beats, now Apple man Jimmy Iovine referenced the original Steve Jobs keynote reveal of the iPhone, here suggesting, "Apple Music is three things, a revolutionary music service... the first ever live, 24-hour, worldwide radio station... [and] Connect, a fantastic way for new and even unsigned artists to connect directly with music lovers anywhere."

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