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iOS 6.1 released: LTE and iTunes Match boosted

iOS 6.1 released: LTE and iTunes Match boosted

This morning Apple has revealed iOS 6.1 for their most modern mobile device lineup, this download and upgrade available over-the-air for all iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models currently carrying iOS 6.0. This upgrade includes several updates to the system including, first of all, LTE support for a brand new set of carriers for the iPhone 5 (and perhaps the iPad lineup as well), a full list of which you can find on Apple's iPhone 5 carrier page. Next you'll find iTunes Match compatibility with individual song downloads from iCloud - you've never had that before, believe it or not!

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Apple’s Tim Cook: Always question supply chain order rumors

Apple’s Tim Cook: Always question supply chain order rumors

Apple CEO Tim Cook has addressed the recent trend of divining sales performance of the company's iOS and OS X ranges from supply chain leaks, suggesting that "it's good to question the accuracy of any kind of rumor." Asked about the chatter in recent weeks of iPad display order cuts while on the company's financial results call, Cook declined to comment on any rumors specifically, but said that the supply chain was far too complex to predict from just one ingredient.

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Apple Stores bring $6.4 billion revenue alone in Q1 2013

Apple Stores bring $6.4 billion revenue alone in Q1 2013

This week the folks at Apple have revealed the power of their retail Apple Store locations around the USA and throughout the world with a total of 11 new stores opening up and 396 stores in total in operation today. This update makes for a massive amount of stores owned and operated by Apple themselves, selling mostly their own products - 150 of these stores being outside the USA. This all leads to $6.4 billion dollars in revenue through retail sales alone in this past quarter.

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Apple sells 22.9 million iPads in Q1

Apple sells 22.9 million iPads in Q1

Apple's results for its fiscal first quarter of 2013 are in, and things are looking pretty good for the iPad family of devices. Apple managed to sell 22.9 million iPads in Q1 2013, and though it doesn't go into specifics as to which model sold the most, it seems safe to assume that the all new iPad mini posted some excellent numbers. Just the same, the fourth-generation iPad probably had strong numbers as well, with iPad sales up from 15.4 million year-over-year and setting a record for Apple.

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ONGUARD iPad, iPhone 5, and Nexus 7 folding “origami” cases hands-on

ONGUARD iPad, iPhone 5, and Nexus 7 folding “origami” cases hands-on

This week we got the opportunity to speak with Jane from ONGUARD about the company's new family of folding cases and covers for the iPad, iPhone, and Google Nexus 7. What you're seeing here is a brand new line of cases and covers, the company bringing on a new generation of magnet-toting amalgamations of protection and display for your devices. What we've seen here is a unit for the iPhone 5 that's a case and a stand in one, a similar solution for the iPad (3/4), and another for the Google Nexus 7 tablet that's not just a stand, but a sleeve as well.

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iPad mini tipped to make a massive splash in China

iPad mini tipped to make a massive splash in China

We're used to hearing about Apple devices selling out here in the US, and it appears that in China things aren't much different. Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White is saying today that iPad minis are flying off shelves there, after its launch in Hong Kong on back in November and China earlier this month. According to White, many stores in China and Hong Kong are out of stock, while the fourth-generation iPad, which launched at the same time, is still relatively easy to get.

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30-pin Lightning combo docks coming soon as Apple tweaks spec

30-pin Lightning combo docks coming soon as Apple tweaks spec

It's time to get your transitional period on with an update the the specifications accessory makers much follows in order to get official support from Apple. In the wake of an issue with having both the Lightning cable and the legacy 30-pin connector working on one device, Apple has come forth with a tweak to the rules. While it's not entirely clear if it was the POP Kickstarter incident from earlier this week that made this change in Apple's policies a reality, the result is clear: you'll be able to work with a single accessory in the future with both types of connectors, no sweat.

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Gmail 2.0 for iOS Review

Gmail 2.0 for iOS Review

If you've got a Gmail account and you work with the iPhone or an iPad, you may have been jealous of all the extra fabulous features that your Android friends and family have had that you didn't in a Gmail app - that era has ended. With Gmail 2.0 for iOS, you've got a perfectly simple interface that's so stripped down, you might think something is missing. In reality you've got the best-tuned Gmail app experience yet offered on iOS - though that should be true every time there's a release, it's gotten particularly well improved over the past this time around.

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SlashGear 2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Tablets

SlashGear 2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Tablets

Tablets will be the must-have gift of 2012, the trend-watchers tell us, but that means a whole lot of slates competing for your dollar. This year has seen Apple raise its game with a second size option, while Android has evolved into a legitimate alternative, and Microsoft has made its own play for the market with Windows RT. Which tablet to pick if you don't want to be standing in the returns line the morning after? Read on for the SlashGear suggestions.

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Squrl for iOS Review

Squrl for iOS Review

A video discovery app that takes all of the UI greatness of Pulse and smashes it into an environment dedicated to searching through not only your favorite blogs' feeds of videos, but YouTube, Netflix, and Hulu as well. This app has been out for more than a few weeks, but here in its newest iteration it's become something of beauty - and it's free, to boot. You've got a "What's Hot" section for new video discovery and a way to search for the video you want across multiple platforms spanning essentially the entire web - what more could you ask for?

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