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iMessage bug omits last word of specific messages

iMessage bug omits last word of specific messages

A bug plaguing the iMessage instant messaging feature on iOS and Mac OS X devices omits the last word of certain messages after the instant message is sent and received. This issue affects both the iPhone as well as Macs, and it appears to both the sender and the receiver. So far, The Verge has discovered two phrases that seem to be affected by the issue. The first phrase being anything that involves President Barack Obama's name, and the second affecting the phrase, "The best prize is a surprise."

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Apple’s WWDC conference sells out in 2 minutes

Apple’s WWDC conference sells out in 2 minutes

Just minutes ago SlashGear announced the on-sale marker for Apple's developer conference WWDC 2013 - now they're all sold out. Having literally hit refresh ourselves from the moment the tickets went on sale, it's appearing from here that Apple sold tickets out from start to finish in under 2 minutes. You'll find sources across the web suggesting 3 minutes and even 1 minute - stay tuned for official word from Apple as well.

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Apple WWDC 2013 logo evolution tips cross-platform conglomeration

Apple WWDC 2013 logo evolution tips cross-platform conglomeration

Today Apple has let loose information about their 2012 developer conference, showing a hero image for the event that's unmistakably indicative of their intent for content. As the past few years have shown, the invitation for WWDC isn't always a perfect representation of what will be unveiled - but clues are always present. Here in the 2013 edition, the multi-colored stack of four-sided, rounded shapes along with the ultra-thin stick lettering shows Apple is ready to open a whole new door.

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Evernote Skitch for Mac and iOS updates with PDF annotations and stamps

Evernote Skitch for Mac and iOS updates with PDF annotations and stamps

Evernote has updated its popular screenshot and feedback tool Skitch today with some pretty nifty features catered towards those who like to mess around with PDFs. The app now comes with the ability to annotate PDFs, as well as use "stamps," which are essentially small symbols that you can place in a PDF to tell a collaborator whether something gets the thumbs up or thumbs down.

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Apple makes up almost half of all PC operating profit

Apple makes up almost half of all PC operating profit

It's no surprise that PC sales are tanking, thanks to what many believe is the beginning of the post-PC era, where smartphones and tablets are taking over. The last quarterly results of PC sale saw the largest decline in PC sales in 20 years. However, PCs are still selling, and Apple is leading the way when it comes to pure operating profit.

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SimCity for Mac launching June 11 with cross-platform support

SimCity for Mac launching June 11 with cross-platform support

After the disastrous launch of SimCity last month, we're guessing that Electronic Arts lost a lot of customers, but Mac users have yet to get their hands on the game, and we knew a Mac version would be coming. Electronic Arts has announced that SimCity for Mac will release on June 11 with cross-platform support, meaning that a single copy of the game will work on either Mac or PC.

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OS X 10.8.4 beta code hints at 802.11ac WiFi in upcoming Macs

OS X 10.8.4 beta code hints at 802.11ac WiFi in upcoming Macs

It's inevitable that Apple is going to release new Mac models at some point this year, particularly new MacBooks, since the iMacs just received a recent refresh. On the software end, Apple recently seeded the second beta version of OS X 10.8.4 Mountain Lion to developers, and the code inside of the operating system hint at the possibility of 802.11ac WiFi for new Mac models sometime this year.

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Apple is now offering refurbished current-gen 27-inch iMacs

Apple is now offering refurbished current-gen 27-inch iMacs

If you've been thinking about purchasing an Apple iMac, but haven't been able to pull the trigger due to its expensive price tag, here's some good news for you. Apple is now offering refurbished versions of its current-gen iMacs. The refurbished iMacs boast a 15-20% discount from its normal price-tag, and it also provides you a 1-year warranty for your product, so if your computer acts up, you'll be covered.

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