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#Apple

# apple - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Apple’s iOS ads could become more annoying as fullscreen ads arrive

Two new ad formats for iPhone and iPad will allow fullscreen ads and pre-roll videos to be included in apps and games.

# apple - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Apple and Samsung decide to call a patent truce, but only outside the US

The two companies will continue to pursue existing cases that are taking place in US courts.

# apple - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Samsung has been knocked off the top spot in China by a local smartphone maker

Chineses smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has overtaken Samsung as the top smartphone maker on its home turf, thanks to the popularity of its low-cost RedMi smartphone range.

# apple - Monday 28 July, 2014

Apple’s solution to fixing podcasts? Buy a talk-radio app for $30 million

The personalised radio and podcast app allows you to listen to podcasts and audio news, but is expected to be shut down this week as part of the deal.

# apple - Saturday 26 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: I admit it, I’m an Apple Parent… are you? Parenting

Opinion: I admit it, I’m an Apple Parent… are you?

When the need arises to soothe, calm, occupy, or otherwise try to obtain some peace from the kids we break out the tablets.

# apple - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

# apple - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Apple profit climbs along with iPhone sales

However, iPad sales fell 9.2 percent from a year ago to 12.27 million.

Apple is putting in its biggest-ever order for iPhones

4.7 inch and 5.5 inch models will enter production in the coming weeks.

# apple - Monday 21 July, 2014

EU hits out at Apple over in-app purchases

The company face criticism about in-app purchases targeted at children.

# apple - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Unlikely friends: IBM and Apple team up to sell iPhones and iPads to businesses

The deal aims to fill the gap left by the collapse of Blackberry.

# apple - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Apple’s distinctive store design has now been trademarked by the EU

The ruling means that the layout of Apple’s stores are now registered as a trademark in both the US and EU.

# apple - Sunday 6 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 ways to astound your mates with computer wizardry Get The Shift

7 ways to astound your mates with computer wizardry

Everyone loves a shortcut.

# apple - Monday 23 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: There’s no room for complacency over the investigation into Apple in Ireland Tax

Opinion: There’s no room for complacency over the investigation into Apple in Ireland

In the event of a finding against Ireland, the fallout will be measured in a drop of nurses, medical cards and Gardaí on the streets.

# apple - Sunday 22 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: An Indie platform game, some Apple nostalgia and Yo Week In Web This post contains videos

Weird Wide Web: An Indie platform game, some Apple nostalgia and Yo

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# apple - Friday 20 June, 2014

The briefcase: this was the week in business Inbox Me This post contains a poll

The briefcase: this was the week in business

Opening shots in the budget war, cuddly Ryanair, and everything in between…

Apple thinks millions of people will want to buy its smartwatch

Shipments of the device, which is expected to be released in October, is estimated to total between 10 million and 15 million units by the end of 2014.

# apple - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Apple launches entry-level iMac that trades power for lower price Cheaper

Apple launches entry-level iMac that trades power for lower price

The 21.5-inch Mac is €200 cheaper than the original iMac, but comes with less hard-drive space and roughly half the processing speed.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny: No, I’m not worried about the investigation into Apple’s Irish tax deal Chilled

Enda Kenny: No, I’m not worried about the investigation into Apple’s Irish tax deal

The Taoiseach is pretty confident that Ireland hasn’t broken any rules.

# apple - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Apple has dodged a massive $840 million price-fixing court case

The company agreed an out-of-court settlement with the parties involved, effectively avoiding a court case which was due to take place next month.

# apple - Monday 16 June, 2014

Apple approves first bitcoin trading app after policy change

Coin Pocket has become the first bitcoin trading app to be approved by Apple since it updated its App Store review guidelines.

# apple - Friday 13 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These amazing images were all taken on smartphones or tablets Awards

These amazing images were all taken on smartphones or tablets

And they will put your selfies to shame.

# apple - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about the Aer Lingus strikes, GSOC bugging and Apple’s tax affairs in Ireland.

Brussels launches probe into Ireland’s Apple tax deal

The Department of Finance has said it’s confident no rules have been broken – but won’t rule out a legal challenge if findings are negative.

From TheJournal.ie TD warns that Apple tax probe could result in job losses Back Off

TD warns that Apple tax probe could result in job losses

Michael McGrath has said that the government must use “every means at its disposal” to defend Ireland’s corporate tax rules.

From TheJournal.ie “You’ve some neck” – Martin calls for Kenny to admit he ‘fired’ Callinan Leaders' Questions

“You’ve some neck” – Martin calls for Kenny to admit he ‘fired’ Callinan

The Fianna Fáil leader said it was “very serious” that junior minister Alex White agreed that the Taoiseach forced the former Garda Commissioner to quit.

# apple - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Is the EU going to investigate Ireland’s tax deal with multinationals?

An announcement is expected tomorrow, but the European Commission is keeping quiet.

Apple takes a firm stance against apps that reward social sharing

A number of app developers have seen their apps rejected because they provided incentives for people to share their apps on Facebook, or watch videos advertising other apps.

# apple - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Apple’s 2% tax in Ireland claim could lead to a formal EU investigation

Such a probe would be ‘worrying’ according to Fianna Fáil.

# apple - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Apple’s policy update could pave the way for bitcoin payments

Apps can now accept payments from “approved virtual currencies” although Apple hasn’t said which ones qualify.

From The Daily Edge Apple for dopes: 11 things to know about the new iPhone announcements Wwdc For Dopes

Apple for dopes: 11 things to know about the new iPhone announcements

Feeling like a bit of an Apple dummy? We’re here to help

What we learnt from Apple’s keynote announcement

It was a packed keynote for one of the biggest companies in the world, but what did we learn from it?

# apple - Monday 2 June, 2014

Apple takes on Dropbox and WhatsApp with iOS 8 and Mac OS updates

Among the many features announced by Apple, it revealed a new health monitoring service, a smart home operating system, a new cloud service, and opening up Touch ID to third-party developers.

# apple - Thursday 29 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Is it ever OK to wear Beats by Dre in public? Beats This post contains a poll

Is it ever OK to wear Beats by Dre in public?

Break down the Beats.

# apple - Monday 26 May, 2014

Apple expected to reveal smart home features for iPhone

The move, which it’s expected to reveal at its developer conference next week, will mark Apple’s entry into the growing ‘internet of things’ market.

Apple isn’t happy with how much damages Samsung has to pay, so it’s asking for a retrial

And it’s also looking for a US product ban on any Samsung device that would infringe its patents.

# apple - Thursday 22 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 people that are even lazier than you are Easy Way Out

10 people that are even lazier than you are

After seeing this, you will never chastise yourself for laziness again.

# apple - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Google knocks Apple off the top spot to become the world’s most valuable brand

The company is worth €116 billion, having increased in value by 40 per cent over the year.

# apple - Monday 19 May, 2014

Apple’s original multi-coloured logo boards will be up for auction

And the bidding starts at $10,000 for those interested.

Samsung considers expanding biometric security measures in future devices

Iris detection is one of the methods Samsung is currently exploring as it looks to improve its security offering.