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Apple reportedly prepping 12.9” iPad Pro for late Q3 2014

Even though Apple has been trying to convince consumers that the iPad is more than just an expensive toy, Android or Windows tablets are still the preferred tablet for enterprise level users looking for something that’s closer to a “real” computer. But if the rumors are true, Apple could be prepping a 12.9” iPad Pro for launch in late Q3 2014, as something aimed towards those enterprise customers that want something to bridge the gap between tablet and laptop, and something a little more substantial than another screen to watch videos and play games on.

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Download Box for iOS, get 50gb of storage to use for life

Just as it did when it was launched for Android, cloud storage service Box is offering 50gb of free storage for iOS users who download their app. The normal free storage amount is 10gb, and this 50 they’re offering never expires. Maybe if you’re looking for an alternative to Dropbox, this might be your thing. And hell, 50gb of free cloud storage ain’t bad.

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Seven years ago today, Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone and blew everybody’s fucking mind

Considering that it’s becoming harder every day to find a phone with any sort of physical keyboard, it’s kinda hard to believe that it was only 2007 when Steve Jobs took the stage at Macworld and changed the world forever with the iPhone. I remember reading tech rumor sites at the time, and the best sane guess at the time was that the Apple phone would look something like a Blackberry with a bigger screen.

Apple’s 12 Days of iOS finally coming to the US

For the past couple years, Apple users in Canada and Europe have had Apple’s 12 Days of Christmas to look forward to for some post Xmas freebies, and this year, us lowly Americans can now get in on the action. All you have to so is download the app and wait. On December 26th, every day for twelve days, Apple will be giving away an iOS freebie. Sometimes it’s a movie, an episode of a TV show, books, music, games or apps. Viva la free shit!

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Apple awarded patent for Lytro-like light field camera system

If you want to take better pictures with your phone, something closer to a “real” camera, you could grab the Nokia Lumia, but since it’s a Windows phone, you’d probably have to give up on all the apps you use on a regular basis. And yeah, Samsung is coming out with its own camera with an optical zoom, but Apple could slap a slim zoom lens on an iPhone any day of the week. What they’ve been waiting for apparently is to blow your fucking mind, with a camera that fits into an iPhone with shoot now, focus later technology like a Lytro. And this past week, they were finally granted the patent for such a camera, after filing the paperwork in 2011. Now if we could just get an iPad Pro…

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So the good news is that the iPhone 5S’s fingerprint sensor also works on nipples

Because the fingerprint sensor on the iPhone 5S doesn’t specifically look for fingerprint patterns, but for textures, you can not only train your fancy new phone to unlock using your fingerprints, but also nipples. That makes it entirely worth the sticker price.

Apple unveils two new iPhones with all kinds of new features and colors

As expected, at today’s big Apple event, there was not one but two new iPhones that hit the red carpet. There’s the iPhone 5S, which will be Apple’s new top of the line iPhone, available in black, silver or gold-champagne, with a fingerprint scanner and some serious guts and the iPhone 5C, a line of candy colored iPhones that are available for $100 with a contract. Also, iOS 7 will be released on September 18.

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iPhone 5S appears likely to come in a gold color, possible fingerprint sensor

The idea that the iPhone would come with a fingerprint sensor for unlocking and other etcs started before the iPhone 5 appeared, as there seemed to be good evidence to support the idea. With the iPhone 5S coming out later this year, it looks like that might finally happen. Also, in addition to coming in black or white, Apple appears to be adding a gold color option called “champagne”.

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Animated short of the day: “Making Pad”

Oh its in poor taste, we know that to be true.  But it also features Steve Jobs’ in the role of a lifetime, as a cancer-stricken man on a mission.  It’s Making Pad, from the team that brought you the 2-million-view sensation, ‘Steve Jobs: Resurrection’

Some of the best games and apps for iOS are free right now on the App Store

While it hasn’t been officially announced by Apple, for the fifth anniversary of the App Store, many of the best and best-selling games and apps for iOS are free right now. Yes, free!

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Check out the first action packed trailer for ‘Jobs’, starring Ashton Kutcher 

STEVE JOBS IS SERIOUS ABOUT TYPOGRAPHY

Apple Releases Video About How iOS Apps Affect People Worldwide

Proof that Apple wants to turn Apple TV into a game console

Apple has been hanging on to Apple TV for years, while Apple TV owners and fans keep waiting patiently for the company to open the box up to developers, games and apps, but Apple hasn’t done it yet. Expectations were high this year during WWDC that Apple TV would finally get its due, but again, it didn’t happen.

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