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# apple - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Apple takes iOS 8 criticism to heart with major update arriving next week

iOS 8.1 will be available to download on Monday and is expected to fix many of the problems that plagued the original release.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: ‘Egg freeze’ offer is putting a metaphorical gun to young women’s heads Fertility

Apple announces its thinnest tablet yet, the iPad Air 2

The new iPad Air 2 is 6.1mm thick, a reduction from the 7.5mm on the original iPad Air, and will cost €509 for the basic 16GB version.

# apple - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

REVEALED: Apple’s new iPad Air and iPad Mini show up in iTunes

Based on the photos, it doesn’t seem as if the iPad Air 2 will be much different from its predecessor in terms of design.

From The Daily Edge ‘We kind of got carried away with ourselves’: Bono has apologised for the whole free album debacle Oops

# apple - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Facebook and Apple pay for female workers to freeze their eggs

A report today said the two companies are doing this so women working for them can delay childbearing which could hamper their careers.

# apple - Monday 13 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bono: Musician, humanitarian, philanthropist… Irish corporate tax defender? Bononomics

Bono: Musician, humanitarian, philanthropist… Irish corporate tax defender?

The U2 frontman says Ireland’s tax affairs with companies like Apple have brought “the only prosperity we’ve known”.

# apple - Sunday 12 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Apple Watch is on the cover of Vogue China

The Apple Watch is on the cover of Vogue China

Apple is going for the fashion crowds.

How to set up Family Sharing for your Apple devices

If your children use an iPhone or iPad, then Family Sharing will give you more control over what they download and purchase on their device.

# apple - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Apple maps and 8 other times Apple got it wrong Oops

Apple maps and 8 other times Apple got it wrong

Music subscription services? Bankrupt, sez Jobs.

Watch what happened when Steve Jobs introduced wi-fi to people in 1999

Wireless internet. Who’d have thunk it.

From The Daily Edge The Edge sees why people thought U2′s free album was an ‘unwelcome gift’ The Edge Of Glory

# apple - Friday 10 October, 2014

Turns out 81 million people ‘experienced’ the new U2 album*

*That’s those people who played or streamed it through iTunes, iTunes Radio and Beats Music globally.

# apple - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Apple delays larger iPad plans so it can make more iPhones

The production of the larger iPad was originally planned to start in December, but strong demand for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pushed this back to early next year.

# apple - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Turns out people have practically stopped updating their phones to iOS 8

And in comparison to other years, uptake has been significantly slower.

# apple - Monday 6 October, 2014

An alleged iPhone 6 prototype is currently selling for €48,800 on eBay

The prototype, which runs Apple’s diagnostic mode, was accidentally sent to a customer by US mobile phone network Verizon, and has been put up for sale on eBay.

# apple - Friday 3 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge These bent posters for the iPhone 6 are all kinds of unfortunate The Bends

# apple - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Soon after iOS 8 launch, Apple is already working on three major updates for it

The updates are expected to coincide with the launch of Apple Pay, Watch and the possible release of a new iPad.

Here’s what we know about the EU’s claim that Ireland gave illegal State aid to Apple

They say that Apple was given an advantage over competitors.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are the stories you need to know as you start your day.

# apple - Monday 29 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie People are trying to smuggle hundreds of iPhone 6s into China Wanted

People are trying to smuggle hundreds of iPhone 6s into China

Some Apple fans don’t want to wait for the new device.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland denies giving illegal State aid to Apple as FT front page makes world headlines Tax Avoidance

Ireland denies giving illegal State aid to Apple as FT front page makes world headlines

The Department of Finance says that Apple has been “taxed fully” in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie State of the Nation: Does Apple have a ‘sweetheart’ tax deal with Ireland? Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: Does Apple have a ‘sweetheart’ tax deal with Ireland?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# apple - Sunday 28 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge The iPhone 6 got publicly dissed by the president of Turkey Ouch

The iPhone 6 got publicly dissed by the president of Turkey

First world leader to say it’s overhyped? Maybe.

# apple - Saturday 27 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Twink, McNulty, and the iPhone 6: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Twink, McNulty, and the iPhone 6: The week in numbers

Plus: How many pigs are there in Ireland?

# apple - Friday 26 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge This ‘Samsung’ response to the bendy iPhone is just perfect Bendgate
From The Daily Edge 9 people who have completely lost perspective about iOS 8 Ios8

9 people who have completely lost perspective about iOS 8

It’s a hard world for people who’ve updated.

Apple claims only nine people complained about ‘bending’ iPhone 6

The company also released another update to fix problems experienced with iOS 8.0.1.

# apple - Thursday 25 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge LAPD are actually warning iPhone users not to microwave their phone Facepalm

# apple - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Samsung responds to iPhone sales by launching Note 4 ahead of schedule

The device, which was originally scheduled for launch in October, will hit stores in South Korea and China this week before Apple.

# apple - Monday 22 September, 2014

Apple shows no signs of slowing down as iPhone sales top 10 million

The figure also includes the four million devices sold within the first 24 hours of pre-order sales.

# apple - Saturday 20 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Bono hits back at the “haters” after Apple criticism Songs Of Innocence

Bono hits back at the “haters” after Apple criticism

He’s sat down with Dave Fanning to dissect the reaction.

# apple - Thursday 18 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge This is what happens when you delete the new U2 album Tuning Out

This is what happens when you delete the new U2 album

People have been experiencing strange things since hitting delete. Straaange things.

From TheJournal.ie People are queueing for the iPhone 6 – a LOT of people Ah Here

‘We’re not like them’: Apple boss takes jab at companies that monetise personal data

Tim Cook said in a letter on privacy that Apple doesn’t let government services access the company’s information.

From The Daily Edge The 8 greatest suggestions from the new iPhone predictive text IOS 8

# apple - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Got an iPhone or iPad? iOS 8 has arrived for you to download

Those with an iPhone 4S or newer will be able to download the new version of iOS, but make sure you have 3GB of space free.

Apple gives iCloud an extra layer of security after nude photo scandal

iCloud owners will now be able to activate two-step verification for iCloud, meaning they will need a smartphone to log in to their account.

# apple - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Cook: Apple has no interest in gathering user data

The Apple CEO said that Apple’s business is ‘not based on having information’ about its users and that government agencies don’t have back door access to its servers.