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FTC reportedly investigates Apple restrictions on iOS music service apps

By Chris Meadows
July 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Federal Trade Commission is quietly investigating whether the terms Apple places on competitors’ music services on its devices pose an anti-trust issue, Reuters reports based on anonymous sources. Apple’s traditional 30% cut of all digital goods sold on its platform is putting pressure on [...]

Refurbished iPad Minis Once Again Available from Apple Store, Starting at $299

By Adrian Diaconescu
March 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

The iPad mini looked like a bit of a gamble for Apple at first, but you don’t get to Cupertino’s dominant position over the tablet market without taking some risks, do you? And this one seems to have paid off rather nicely, as a second-gen 7.9-incher is allegedly in the works already. [...]

Apple Stores help Japanese citizens, Apple employees in aftermath of quake

By libertyc
March 16, 2011 // 0 Comments

I may vacillate between liking Apple’s iOS devices and disapproving of Apple’s policies, but sometimes Apple is capable of doing cool things completely unrelated to hardware and software matters. Kevin Rose has posted to his blog a couple of interesting emails from an Apple Store employee in [...]

ZDNet blogger predicts iPad to take over e-reader market

By libertyc
April 30, 2010 // 8 Comments

David Morgenstern has an editorial on ZDNet in which he predicts a grim future for e-book device manufacturers that aren’t Apple. He notes that over the last few days, not one but two high-profile tablets have been cancelled—Microsoft’s two-screened Courier and HP’s Windows 7 slate—and he [...]

iPad Quick Notes: Book apps, release dates, AT&T

By libertyc
March 3, 2010 // 0 Comments

Here are some quick notes about the iPad and related matters. Last month I reported on TechCrunch’s article about the highest number of paid apps in the iPhone app store being e-books. (There were still more games than e-books, but a higher percentage of them were free.) Now Matthew Ingram at [...]

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