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Apple on Friday reactivated iTunes Connect after a scheduled holiday downtime, with the developer portal now open for app pricing, distribution and update management. As promised in an email sent to developers in November, Apple's iTunes Connect has returned to service following a week-long annual winter closure. iTunes Connect is an important tool that allows developers to manage apps sold through Apple's iOS and Mac App Stores. For example, the portal is the main hub...
Popular Twitter client Tweetbot on Friday received a host of bug fixes for its Mac app, including patches for unreliable image handling in direct messages and issues pertaining to unread feed items. Coming a little over one month after its last update, Tweetbot for Mac version 1.4.1 resolves a number of issues having to do with usability and overall reliability. The latest Tweetbot iteration fixes an issue in which users would receive the usual notification of unread...
Apple on Friday posted its preliminary proxy statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which included, among other operating necessities, details of a $50 billion stock repurchase proposal submitted by Carl Icahn. Investment guru Carl Icahn. With its preliminary proxy filing, Apple covered the goings on of 2013 and outlined its plan for the upcoming 2014 fiscal year. While much of the preliminary proxy is comprised of standard information to satisfy...
Hardware enthusiasts will likely be pleased to know that the processor powering Apple's new Mac Pro desktop appears removable, meaning that future upgrades of the CPU could be possible. The CPU in the new Mac Pro is removable, Other World Computing has confirmed. A closer look at the parts inside Apple's late 2013 Mac Pro were offered in teardown photos published on Friday by Other World Computing. They show that the Intel Xeon processor found inside the Mac Pro is...
While pointing the finger squarely at Apple, Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia has chosen to remove its Here Maps app from the App Store just over one year after the app's debut. When asked to explain the move, a Nokia spokesperson said only that the company had "made the decision to remove our HERE Maps app from the Apple App Store because recent changes to iOS 7 harm the user experience," according to the Indian Express, which was the first publication to notice the...
The rate of device activations for Apple more than doubled on Christmas Day this year, though the real winner was Amazon, whose low-margin Kindle devices saw a 24-fold surge in new devices for the single day. The figures were published on Friday by mobile analytics firm Flurry, which showed that Amazon once again saw the biggest gains by far on Christmas Day. The figures suggest that Amazon's Kindle products are exceptionally popular Christmas gifts, allowing the number...
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has shed light on the complex route Android updates must navigate before hitting customer devices, helping to explain why operating system updates take some time to arrive, and how, for some device owners, such updates never even arrive at all. HTC has detailed the circuitous 12-step process as part of their Software Update status page, which tracks the company's progress in rolling out the latest version of Android to their flagship...
LG Electronics is reportedly testing a prototype version of the next generation of its flagship G-series smartphones that will allegedly include a swipe-based fingerprint sensor, countering the Touch ID capability of Apple's iPhone 5s. The so-called "G3" from LG is said to currently be in testing, according to a report published this week by The Korea Herald. The next-generation Android handset is reportedly expected to debut at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona,...
The second day of Apple's newly-expanded "12 Days of Christmas" promotion originally made the pilot episode of popular television drama "Once Upon a Time" a free download for U.S. users, but it has since changed to the iOS game "Tiny Thief" without explanation [updated]. Update: Apple appears to have swapped Friday's gift at midday --?Tiny Thief, a game from Angry Birds publishers Rovio, now appears for U.S.-based users in place of "Once Upon a Time." The reason for the...
The second day of Apple's newly-expanded "12 Days of Christmas" promotion makes the pilot episode of popular television drama "Once Upon a Time" a free download for U.S. users. "Once Upon a Time" is a fantasy drama series in which viewers can "join Emma Swan, Snow White, Prince Charming, Rumplestiltskin, Hook and the Evil Queen Regina as they travel through a portal on the Jolly Roger in an effort to reach Neverland and rescue Henry." The pilot episode, originally...
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