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According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal (via Forbes) the Taiwan‘s Fair Trade Commission has fined Apple 20 million Taiwan dollars (US$670,000) and ordered to stop interfering with mobile service providers and handset distributors’ pricing. The Commission found that the Cupertino-based company violated article 18 of Taiwan’s Fair Trade Act in Taiwan. Apple has the right to appeal the decision. According to the report: Apple Inc. has been fined 20 million New Taiwan dollars (US$670,000) and ordered to stop interfering with mobile service providers and handset distributors’ pricing, Taiwan’s Fair Trade CommissionRead More

Posted On December 14, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Will Apple Be Crushed If Smartphone Subsidies Go Away?

Motley Fool’s Sam Mattera has come up with another “click bait” classic. According to Mattera, Apple will be crushed if smartphone subsidies go away. Here are the key points Sam Mattera use to support his theory: The iPhone doesn’t sell like a premium product – As a company, Apple positions itself to sell premium products at premium prices, pocketing a healthy margin in the process. The iPhone is no exception — at $649, it’s an expensive smartphone, and it earns Apple billions (by some estimates, about two-thirds of Apple’s profits). But the iPhone isRead More
Apple iPhone 5s
The Wall Street Journal has recently confirmed that China Mobile would be unveiling the iPhone at an event on December 18. This deal will give Apple access to  user base of over 700 million subscribers. “At the Dec. 18 event, China Mobile plans to unveil a brand for its fourth-generation, or 4G, network. China Mobile executives have said they would only begin to sell the iPhone after introducing 4G services,” Lorraine Luk and Daisuke Wakabayashi report for WSJ. “China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said Wednesday it gave licenses to China Mobile andRead More
When casinos first entered the online market, you’d always need to download casino software onto your hard drive before you could play any games. For many people, that was enough to put them off even trying out the games on offer as either they couldn’t be bothered with downloading the required software, or they didn’t trust getting downloading files from the internet. Nowadays, although you can still download casino software and indeed need to in order to get the full range of games on some sites, it’s generally not aRead More
One of the few surprises at Apple’s October 22 event, was the announcement that the OS X Mavericks will be a free upgrade. Additionally, the company announced that their iLife and iWork apps will be free to consumers purchasing an iOS and Mac device. However, the company was ridiculed by Microsoft’s Frank Shaw, Corporate Vice President of Communications: So, when I see Apple drop the price of their struggling, lightweight productivity apps, I don’t see a shot across our bow, I see an attempt to play catch up. I think they, like others, are waking up toRead More
  9to5mac Apple is reportedly set to unveil redesigned iLife and iWork suites to match the style of iOS 7 according a leaked product page on their website. According to 9to5 mac, a ‘Built-in Apps’ page in the iPhone 5s and 5c section of Apple’s website briefly display new iOS icons for the iLife and iWork suites designed to match the style of iOS 7.  The page has seen been removed. MacRumors is also reporting that Apple’s GarageBand is set to go free in the near future based on leaked information on Apple’s official website. MacRumors: GarageBand isRead More
In a recent article, Flurry revealed that when it comes to mobile apps, many consumers will choose to free apps with ads rather than pay $0.99 for apps without ads. This insight was gained by analyzing nearly 350,000 apps over four, which uses Flurry Analytics. According to the report, between 2010 and 2012, the percentage of apps using Flurry Analytics in the App Store that were free varied between 80% and 84%, but by 2013, 90% of apps in use were free. “Some might argue that this supports the idea thatRead More

Posted On July 2, 2013By Guest AuthorIn Editorials, Featured

A New Game Console Ouya Launches for $99

The wonderful news of this holiday season is that Microsoft launches its $499 Xbox One and Sony its $399 Playstation 4. It’s big news for gaming fans and especially for their wallets, because those prices don’t include any of the games. But starting this week there is a new gaming console on the market, which is significantly more affordable if we compare with other hotly anticipated systems to Best Buy and Target shelves later this year. It’s called Ouya (pronounced like Booya, without the B) and costs only $99! It’sRead More
eyeSight Powers 3D Gesture Control with a Standard Camera
eyeSight Technologies has unveil the latest gesture control solution, which can detect depth and simulate 3D tracking using only a single standard camera, without the need for additional hardware. According to the website: eyeSight’s technology allows users to easily control various devices using simple hand and finger gestures. The company has also recently launched a single camera-based fingertip tracking solution, enabling highly detailed touch-free control of devices. eyeSight’s technology can be integrated in a variety of digital devices from mobile phones, to tablets, PCs, TVs, set-top-boxes, in-car infotainment systems, and more camera-enabled devices. “eyeSight’s technology is 100%Read More
Sony Online Entertainment has shown their intention to make the much-anticipated Playstaion 4 a gamer’s paradise by announcing DC Universe Online And PlanetSide 2 According to the press release, “future PS4 gamers can look forward to experiencing the epic battles of the massively multiplayer online (MMO) first person shooter (FPS) PlanetSide 2, along with the super-powered world of DC Universe Online (DCUO), as SOE continues to bring its ‘Free to Play. Your Way.’ philosophy to new audiences.” “Since the launch of the original EverQuest, we have pioneered major shifts in the development of MMOs and videogames as a whole, andRead More
pps from App Store | June 2, 2013

Posted On June 2, 2013By Jazzy WillIn Featured, iOS Apps

Apps from App Store | June 2, 2013

Here is our list of the most recent iOS Apps published on the App Store. The list includes apps such as: Abandoned Haunting House HD,  ABC Baby Alphabet Tutor HD,  Ace Racing X57 Pro Chase Game,  Ace Slots Mania HD Pro,  Alarm Cloсk HD and Alice’s Adventure HD – hidden object puzzle game.     28 Michel Van Meijer Genre: Games Price: $0.99 Release Date: June 1, 2013 © © Michel van Meijer   AARC Mobile NimbleUser Genre: Business Release Date: June 1, 2013 © © NimbleUser Aaron’s dinos and caveman puzzle forRead More
Sony Alpha A37 w/18-55mm Lens Digital SLR Camera
Credit: CameraHouse No matter what kind of photo you’re taking, whether it’s a self-shot, a landscape, a social event. Whether you’re indoors or outdoors, what you would usually want is that your photos really pop. What you’d like to see is how the image comes to life. The most effective way to create a stunning photograph that really grabs everyone’s attention is by utilising High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography. An HDR photo basically covers a large exposure range, which is to say, it essentially captures the most light where itRead More