Bose files lawsuit against Apple-owned Beats Electronics over noise-cancelling headphone patents

Bose files lawsuit against Apple-owned Beats Electronics over noise-cancelling headphone patents

According to CNBC, headphone maker Bose has filed a lawsuit against Apple-owned Beats Electronics over patents related to technologies used in noise-cancelling headphones. Apple acquired Beats for $3 billion in May, including both the headphone-making division Beats Electronic and streaming music service Beats Music. 

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iOS 8′s transition to Photos will also mean the removal of Journals, Slideshows and Books

iOS 8′s transition to Photos will also mean the removal of Journals, Slideshows and Books

With the upcoming release of iOS 8, there are quite a few changes in store for the end user, especially when it comes to features. For the company’s longstanding iPhoto application, the time has come to send it out to pasture, but it looks like it won’t be the only app heading that way.

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BetterWiFi7 enhances Wi-Fi settings on iPhone [Jailbreak Tweak]

BetterWiFi7 enhances Wi-Fi settings on iPhone [Jailbreak Tweak]

A few weeks ago, we highlighted the release of a jailbreak tweak called Vestigo for managing your Wi-Fi connections. But if you want even more fine-tuned control of your Wi-Fi on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, consider looking into another new jailbreak tweak called BetterWiFi7. We’ve got a full rundown of how the tweak works ahead. 

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iPhone 5s gets run over by a train, explodes into tiny, beautiful pieces

iPhone 5s gets run over by a train, explodes into tiny, beautiful pieces

Sometimes, you just need to see what happens to a piece of technology when its introduced to horrible circumstances. In this case, a train. For a new video, we get to see what happens when not just one iPhone 5s, but two devices are taped down to a track, and a train comes rumbling by.

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Apple eBook settlement now in question, as judge raises concerns it could harm consumers

Apple eBook settlement now in question, as judge raises concerns it could harm consumers

In March of 2014, a federal judge approved class action status for Apple’s legal troubles regarding reported instances of eBook price fixing. In July it was reported that a settlement had been reached, but now even that is in question.

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Apple’s increased spending commitments hint at major product launches

Apple’s increased spending commitments hint at major product launches

If the mantra of spending money to make money is true, then Apple is doing things right. The company’s recent quarterly SEC filing reveals that it has increased its off-balance sheet spending commitments, which historically has often translated into significantly higher revenue in ensuing quarters. 

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5.5-inch iPhone 6, new iPad Air and iPad mini models reportedly entering mass production in September

5.5-inch iPhone 6, new iPad Air and iPad mini models reportedly entering mass production in September

The big question on everyone’s mind right now is when Apple is going to launch bigger iPhones. While it’s a foregone conclusion that the company has bigger iPhones in the pipeline, the only detail left standing at this point is a launch window. A new report is adding some fuel to the fire that we may have to wait a bit longer for the 5.5-inch model.

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Jailbreak Tweak Roundup: Musiex, TimerAlarms, Music Enhancer and QuickReplier for Skype

Jailbreak Tweak Roundup: Musiex, TimerAlarms, Music Enhancer and QuickReplier for Skype

July has been a particularly busy month in terms of jailbreak tweak releases on Cydia, highlighted by Brevity, EqualizerEverywhere, Hermes and SwipeExpander. To cover the smaller jailbreak tweaks released over the past few days, we’re back with another jailbreak tweak roundup featuring Musiex, TimerAlarms, Music Enhancer and QuickReplier for Skype.

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OS X Yosemite’s public beta code redemption causing some issues, but there’s an easy fix

OS X Yosemite’s public beta code redemption causing some issues, but there’s an easy fix

On July 24, Apple publicly released the beta for OS X Yosemite, a major overhaul for their desktop operating system. While many downloaded the new software without issue, many users had pronounced issues with their initial beta codes.

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‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run’ now free as Apple’s App of the Week

‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run’ now free as Apple’s App of the Week

In our Best New Games roundup posted this afternoon, we highlighted the release of the official Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game to go along with the upcoming movie. Now, Nickelodeon’s older “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run” game has gone free through next Thursday as Apple’s App of the Week. 

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