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Microsoft’s SkyDrive app for Apple’s iOS gets automatic photo uploads, and a new look

Microsoft’s SkyDrive app for iOS got a snazzy redesign this morning, complete with a new look that now brings the app in line with the design of iOS 7, Apple’s latest mobile operating system for iPhones and iPads. The app also got the ability to automatically upload photos from your camera roll straight to Microsoft’s storage… Read More

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Google Play music lands on the iPhone, at long last

After a long wait, Google Play Music has made its way over to the iPhone. Google’s music service allows users to upload up to 20,000 songs from their personal music libraries to Google’s cloud and then stream them for free from their mobile devices, as well as purchase music from the iTunes-like Google Play Music… Read More

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App of the Week: Xfinity TV Go adds live TV streaming

This week’s App of the Week is the perfect companion for watching live TV on your iOS or Android device…so long as you’re a Comcast subscriber. Xfinity TV Go is Comcast’s latest revision of its streaming solution for subscribers to its cable service. The marquee new feature from Comcast’s update is the ability to stream… Read More

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Apple beats expectations, iPhone sales rise 25 percent

Apple sold 33.8 million iPhones — a 25 percent increase and a record for its September quarter — and beat Wall Street’s expectations with revenue of $37.5 billion and earnings of $8.26 per share, according to results just posted for the company’s latest quarter. The results include the first week of sales of the iPhone… Read More

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Report: Apple cutting supplier orders of iPhone 5C

According to reports by the Wall Street Journal and Reuters, Apple is cutting orders for the iPhone 5C from two of its suppliers in China. According to the reports, the company is requesting 30 percent fewer phones from one supplier, and 20 percent fewer phones from another. An earlier report pegged the company’s initial request… Read More

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Microsoft plans Windows remote desktop app for iOS

If you’re someone who needs to use Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Protocol to get access to a computer from afar, there’s good news on the horizon: Microsoft is working on an official mobile remote desktop app. Austria-based HLW software, makers of the iTap RDP and VNC clients for iOS, Mac OS X and Android, has discontinued… Read More

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Foursquare adds recommendations with new iOS update

Forget about asking your server for a recommendation. The next time you walk into a restaurant, your iPhone may tell you which dishes other diners prefer, thanks to a new Foursquare update. Almost a month after the geolocation company rolled the capability out to Android, select iOS users will be getting push recommendations for places… Read More

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iPhone shows summer sales gains over Android in U.S.

While some analysts are convinced that Apple’s smartphone business is doomed, new sales data would seem to indicate that the iPhone still has fight left in it. According to a report by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, Apple made significant sales gains over Android during the summer in the U.S., even before the launch of the iPhone… Read More