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'Blow-Away' Mac Sales Defy Shrinking PC Market

(237) Comments | Posted October 20, 2014 | 7:44 PM

It's the return of the Mac.

Apple sold a record 5.52 million Macs in the three-month period that ended in September, up 21 percent from the same period last year, the company said Monday.

"It was just an absolutely blow-away quarter. Our best ever," Tim...

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애플은 어떻게 당신에게 재구매를 유도하는가

(3) Comments | Posted October 19, 2014 | 4:02 PM

아이폰을 사고 몇 년이 지나면 왠지 느려진 느낌이 들지 않나? 획기적인 기술을 자랑하던 스마트폰이 기본 작업은 물론 앱 다운로드도 제대로 못 하는지 궁금한 적은 없는가?

그 답은 애플의 소프트웨어에 숨어있다. 즉 애플의 기본 전략은 수백, 수천만 명의 애플 사용자들이 아이폰을 재구매하도록 만드는 것이다.

애플은 매년 새로운 OS를 출시하며 매우...

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Sorry, You're Still Stuck With Cable For Now

(47) Comments | Posted October 17, 2014 | 4:40 PM

There was much celebration earlier this week when HBO said you would soon be able to access the network's programming without having to pay for a TV subscription. One day later, CBS announced a $6 monthly service that will stream most of its live programming, as...

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Apple Unveils 2 New iPads And You Can Get Them In GOLD

(53) Comments | Posted October 16, 2014 | 2:26 PM

For the first time ever, Apple will be selling gold iPads.

Apple revealed the new color during a Thursday event at the company's Cupertino campus to unveil a new lineup of iPads. Both the updated versions of the iPad Air and the iPad Mini will be available in gold. Here's...

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HBO To Launch Standalone Streaming Service Next Year

(172) Comments | Posted October 15, 2014 | 10:57 AM

HBO is cutting the cord.

The company announced on Wednesday that it will launch a standalone streaming video service in the U.S. that will allow you to watch HBO programming without paying for an expensive cable subscription.

"It is time to remove all barriers to those...

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'Bendgate' Didn't Stop The Big iPhone 6 From Selling Like Crazy

(80) Comments | Posted October 14, 2014 | 12:12 PM

Millions of people saw the infamous video of a man bending the iPhone 6 Plus with his bare hands. But the so-called "Bendgate" episode hasn't stopped millions of people from buying Apple's big, expensive new iPhone.

A new report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP),...

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How Apple Gets You To Buy New iPhones Over And Over Again

(263) Comments | Posted October 13, 2014 | 7:36 AM

Ever wonder why your iPhone seems to slow down after a few years? Why the once-amazing device gets cranky and struggles to perform basic tasks or load apps?

The answer lies in Apple's software, and it's a key part of the company's strategy to keep millions of people buying new...

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Why People Have Stopped Downloading iOS 8

(219) Comments | Posted October 7, 2014 | 2:19 PM

Hordes of people rushed to download iOS 8, Apple's latest operating system, when it came out last month. Within four days, 46 percent of people with active iOS devices -- iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches -- had downloaded the latest operating system, Apple said.

But it seems like...

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Apple Just Broke Its Silence On Bendgate

(360) Comments | Posted September 25, 2014 | 2:24 PM

Apple just broke its silence on bent iPhones.

The company told CNBC that only nine customers have actually complained about bending iPhones.

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Apple Might Replace Your Bent iPhone At The Genius Bar

(31) Comments | Posted September 25, 2014 | 11:44 AM

If you're one of the (likely very) few people who has bent their brand new iPhone, you could be in luck: Apple might replace it at the Genius Bar.

The Next Web contacted an Apple support representative online and asked if a bent phone falls under Apple's warranty....

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Maybe You Should Hold Off On Buying That iPhone 6 Plus

(203) Comments | Posted September 24, 2014 | 3:40 PM

A colleague of mine already ordered Apple's new iPhone 6 Plus, but on Tuesday he tried unsuccessfully to cancel his purchase. The reason? He saw photos online of the phone bending out of shape.

Reports that Apple's new 5.5-inch "phablet" was prone to bending ricocheted...

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AT&T Will Give You HBO Go Without A Huge Cable Package, But There's A Catch

(12) Comments | Posted September 23, 2014 | 3:51 PM

Too many people are getting by without paying for TV -- cobbling together their entertainment on phones, computers and TVs by using a mix of Netflix, Hulu, iTunes and Google.

Pay TV providers are finally realizing they have a problem on their hands. So they've begun offering enticing...

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Netflix Deliberately Ruins A Lot Of Good TV And Movies

(34) Comments | Posted September 22, 2014 | 3:07 PM

Netflix thinks that in this new era of television, spoilers matter less than they used to. In fact, the company has created an entire site that gives away major plot twists of some popular and classic movies and TV shows.

We're talking major. You know that part in...

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Tablets Aren't Special Anymore

(20) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 3:26 PM

Five years ago, Apple released its first iPad at a price of $500. Now, you can buy a solid tablet for less than many people spend on cable and Internet each month.

Amazon on Wednesday unveiled a new lineup of durable tablets, dubbed the Fire HD, that start...

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Amazon Admits It Whiffed On Fire Phone Pricing

(33) Comments | Posted September 17, 2014 | 9:00 PM

Amazon planned to cut the price of its much ballyhooed smartphone at some point, but the retail giant moved faster than anticipated, an Amazon executive admitted Wednesday.

The Fire Phone, released in late July, was initially priced at $199 with a two-year contract. When it was announced,

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Amazon Fixes The Biggest Problem With Kindle

(34) Comments | Posted September 17, 2014 | 8:59 PM

Amazon's goal is to make reading a book on a Kindle better than reading a traditional book.

But in the seven years the retailing giant has been making Kindles, they've fallen short in one huge and annoying way: Without a sneaky (and not recommended) workaround, sharing your collection of eBooks...

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Giant New iPhone Will Crush The iPad Mini

(43) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 7:36 AM

If you're always carrying around a mini-tablet that's connected to the Internet and can also make calls, why would you ever spend $400 for an iPad Mini?

That's what more than a few Apple devotees are going to be asking themselves in the coming years, now that iPhones have gotten...

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아이폰6 예약주문 사상 최고 기록!

(1) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 11:16 PM

새로운 아이폰, 새로운 기록이다.


애플은 15일(현지시간) 예약판매 첫 하루 동안 아이폰6와 아이폰6 플러스를 400만대 이상 팔았다고 전했다. 애플 예약판매 사상 최고 기록이다.


이 소식이 딱히 놀랍지 않은 건, 애플이 항상 신제품을 발표할 때마다 종전의 기록을 깼기 때문이다. 애플은 지난주 기존 아이폰보다 더 큰...

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iPhone 6 Pre-Orders Break Record

(277) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 9:31 AM

A new iPhone, a new record.

Apple said Monday that it sold more than 4 million new iPhones 6s in the first 24 hours they were on sale, breaking the previous record for pre-order sales.

The news is hardly surprising. Each time a new iPhone model has come out,

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Verizon To Launch Internet TV Service That Lets You Pay For Only The Channels You Want

(197) Comments | Posted September 13, 2014 | 9:48 AM

Verizon is finally ready to acknowledge that cable TV just isn't working for a lot of us anymore.

The company is planning to launch its Internet-based TV service that can be watched on mobile devices in the "late first half of 2015," Lowell McAdam, Verizon's CEO, said at...

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