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Japan Gets iTunes Match

Apple is branching out iTunes Match in Japan which can be noticed on the ‘iTunes Match availability’ page. The service costs JPY3980 annually and it allows users to match their existing iTunes libraries with superior quality songs from Apple’s iCloud. Subsequent to matching, content becomes available in iCloud and can
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iTunes in the Cloud Makes an Entry in Germany

As noticed on a German site, Apple today made an entry path for iTunes in the Cloud in Germany which includes access to movies and television shows. Users can now download TV shows on their Apple Tv along with playing any paid content bought by them.

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Before this update, iTunes in the Cloud in Germany was restricted to apps, music and e-books although movies could be bought from iTunes. Apparently, Apple has also updated the terms of service in the country in order to indicate new content offerings but their respective pages are yet to be updated.

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Snapchat: The Most Innovative Chat Update Yet

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The well-known Snapchat app today revealed a major addition of features leaving a large number of users in delight. They added one-to-one instant messaging and video calling. In order to start using these features a user can simply swipe to the right on one of their friends’s entries in the Snapchat inbox. When both the parties are online in the app at the same time, the app notifies them by animation a small button and thereafter they can begin with video chatting by tapping and holding the button.

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Update on iBeacon and Indoor Locations

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Virgin Atlantic Airline today announced the addition of Apple’s iBeacon technology into London’s Heathrow Airport. The airway will be procuring beacons from startup Estimote which will be installed in the airport to send customised messages, promotional offers and deals to the passengers. iBeacon will work in sync with Passbook app for iPhone to deliver this feature.

A Beacon is a small wireless device which is to be placed in a physical space and it broadcasts tiny radio signals to smart devices. Beacons enable exchange of data and information in a retail setup.

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Lawsuit Filed Against Apple By Agitated iPhone Users

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Yesterday we wrote about Apple’s lawsuit against Samsung and how unusual that today we are writing about a lawsuit filed by few agitated iPhone users. Apparently, David Yastarb has filed a class action lawsuit against Apple both individually and on behalf of others in California. The epicentre of the lawsuit is on iOS7 issues and particularly the grayed out issue which happens with wifi and Bluetooth making them unusable. The suit filed is of value more than $5 million.

The lawsuit gives an explanation on the various generation of iPhone’s experiencing reduced functionality due to iOS updates, and necessarily forcing consumers to render their iPhones obsolete, which means consumers get procure a latest one.

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Apple’s Spaceship Campus Fast Taking Shape

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A new aerial photo of construction on Apple’s campus 2 shows the quick progress happening on the location. All buildings on the site have been bulldozed to make way for the construction to start.

The region where the circular based building will be constructed is cleared out and one can easily get an idea of where the actual campus will be placed. Apple has made headway in this project quickly, which first begun last year November after receiving unanimous approval.

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Innovator’s Dilemma Suits Samsung or Even Better, a Desperate Copier

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We don’t know if Apple will dance on the streets or not but convincingly Samsung would have sung a great deal after losing the patent infringement litigation. Reading through the complete courtroom argument between the parties, which is actually comic in way, we thought of mentioning a few for our readers. Indeed, Apple was remarked as carrying an “Innovator’s dilemma” by John Quinn, lawyer of Samsung Electronic Co.

He said,

Unsure of how to proceed after the blockbuster launches of the iPhone and iPad, the Cupertino-based company went on a litigation spree.

To which, Apple Inc. lawyer, Harold McElhinny retorts,

Litigation is Apple’s only option to stop Samsung’s rampant infringement.

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A Very Interesting Stop With a Timer

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In a fraction of seconds these promising companies win profits and accumulate wealth.

Whats engrossing is to see a timer above counting back and the Profits flying up in few seconds. This concept of timer looks comic, one would see dollars of profits being shoved into Apple, Google, Twitter and many more companies. This small website could actually be a spur to earn in life, looking at dollars rising rapidly for these successful companies.

These calculations are authentic and based on financial data reported by these companies during the 2013 fiscal year, so the data fetched is reliable.

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Is The Era Of Laptops Over or is There a Last Show Left?

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They form one of the most prized and secretive possessions anyone ever owns. We love them, they know of our every mood, they contain our secret stash of erotica and they sometimes host snaps of former paramour , future dream-girls and our darkest fantasies . They form an important part of our professional life too, they contain all the information required to get through a day of work without the boss’s wrath. We love them so much, at times, we have a nickname for it too. If you haven’t guessed it yet, you’ll realise it with a jolt when I mention the word ‘laptop’. Laptop or ‘lappies ’ as they are more adorably called form an almost integral part of life , college and above. Recently however, a barrage of products have tried to liberally replace this wonderful species .However, surely there is still one last fight left in this gallant and adored species.

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