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OS X Mavericks final release imminent as Safari Push Notifications go live

OS X Mavericks final release imminent as Safari Push Notifications go live

Some users have noticed an update this week of their Safari desktop web browser app bringing about an OS X Mavericks-specific feature: Push Notifications for their Notifications Center. This feature was spoken about earlier this year at WWDC 2013 and has been active for many users working with the Beta build of OS X Mavericks for some time. Many websites will support this feature in the near future - for now it'll only be working on a few.

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iPhone 5s outselling 5c 2-to-1 tip analysts as orders slashed

iPhone 5s outselling 5c 2-to-1 tip analysts as orders slashed

Apple's iPhone 5s is outselling the cheaper iPhone 5c by more than two to one, market watchers estimate, amid reports that the Cupertino firm has slashed production of the plastic-bodied model. Demand for the iPhone 5c, which replaced the iPhone 4S at the $99-on-contract price point, has fallen significantly short of Apple's expectations, it's claimed, and while the two new handsets set sales records in the opening weekend of availability, the bulk of that interest is believed to be around the iPhone 5s.

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Gold iPhone 5s madness reaches fever pitch: China turns to stickers

Gold iPhone 5s madness reaches fever pitch: China turns to stickers

Desperation has nearly set in for seekers of the gold iPhone 5s in China - and it's not just Apple that's cashing in. What's appearing now are massive amounts of standardized shiny gold stickers for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5, each of them made to make the non-gold editions of the device look a bit more up-to-speed. Retailers have begun selling gold iPhone stickers "in the thousands" according to some reports, with no end in sight as China's obsession with the color strikes hard.

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Amazon Kindle Fire HDX hands-on

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX hands-on

It's two years since the first Kindle Fire tablets, and Amazon hasn't been sitting still: the new Kindle Fire HDX line-up is evidence of that. Still aggressively targeting cost-conscious users with a near-cost sticker price Jeff Bezos & Co. hope to offset with music, ebook, movie, and other purchases, the Kindle Fire HDX take on the Nexus 7 and iPad mini direct, with better specifications than ever before plus a video technical support system, Amazon Mayday, which could make Christmas morning the easiest its ever been. We spent some time trying out the new Kindle Fire HDX 7 and HDX 8.9 to see if they're really Kindle Fire or just Kindle Dire.

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Tesco supermarket prepping tablet launch

Tesco supermarket prepping tablet launch

British supermarket giant, Tesco, is looking to enter the competitive tablet market with their own brand of device. Likely to run Android, the tablet will be similar to the iPad and be available for the public around the holiday season, says The Sunday Times, and go on sale alongside the Kindle Fire, iPad mini, and a selection of low-cost Android-based models already stocked by the retailer.

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Gold iPhone 5S looks a September 10 lock-in

Gold iPhone 5S looks a September 10 lock-in

Apple's iPhone 5S will almost certainly come in a gold or champagne finish, multiple sources have confirmed with insiders familiar with the next-gen iOS 7 flagship smartphone, describing the finish as "elegant" rather than gaudy. After reports over the weekend of a new color option for the iPhone 5S alongside the existing black and silver, and chatter of leaked parts earlier this month, now AllThingsD claims its moles have told it to "think champagne, not ingot" about the third hue, which will be paired with a white fascia. However, the gold iPhone 5S isn't solely about a new color, with long-standing talk of fingerprint biometrics expected to culminate in a new push for smartphone security in iOS 7 and beyond.

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iPhone 5S unveiling tipped for September 10th: here’s what to expect

iPhone 5S unveiling tipped for September 10th: here’s what to expect

This weekend it would appear that we're so very close to the launch of the next iPhone that we're being treated to not only up-close photos of the devices themselves, but a possible reveal date as well. According to a source speaking with AllThingsD, a special event held by Apple on the 10th of September will play host to their next iPhone. While their one-line suggestion does only aim at one model, this event could very well still hold a surprise in a budget-minded second tier.

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Apple to expand offerings with T-Mobile USA per CEO

Apple to expand offerings with T-Mobile USA per CEO

This morning it was revealed by T-Mobile USA CEO John Legere that the carrier "will expand what [T-MO] offers" from Apple. T-Mobile USA's CEO spoke with Ina Fried from AllThingsD on the matter, letting it be known that the carrier is doing exceedingly well with the iPhone since it launched in April of this year - the iPhone accounted for 21 percent of smartphone sales last quarter. Legere went on to suggest that T-Mobile will be carrying more than just the one line or products in the near future.

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Apple VP shuffle has Bob Masfield on Chips, duties split in two

Apple VP shuffle has Bob Masfield on Chips, duties split in two

There's word from "sources with knowledge" this afternoon of a bit of a move inside Apple of a few key employees including, first and foremost, Bob Mansfield. It would seem, according to 9to5Mac, that Mansfield's recent move to Special Projects was done for several reasons, one of which was to help with the transition of two replacements for his former role as senior vice president of technologies.

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