FCC responds to Verizon’s plans to throttle some customers with strongly-worded letter

FCC responds to Verizon’s plans to throttle some customers with strongly-worded letter

On July 27, it became known that Verizon would begin throttling some customers that still found themselves on unlimited data plans. The FCC Chairman has chimed in with his own thoughts on the matter, making his concerns quite clear.

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Mid-2011 MacBook Air EFI firmware update 2.9.1 released after issues found

Mid-2011 MacBook Air EFI firmware update 2.9.1 released after issues found

On July 21, Apple released an update for the mid-2011 MacBook Air, the EFI firmware update 2.9, that was meant to address many issues, but namely a problem with the device waking from sleep. Unfortunately, that didn’t go well, so they had to pull the update.

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Apple seeds OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 beta to developers

Apple seeds OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 beta to developers

As consumers wait for the public builds of OS X Yosemite to get released, Apple is still building OS X Mavericks to stay stable, and add features where necessary. Today, the company has seeded the first build of OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 to developers.

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AgileBits introduces 1Password App Extensions for third-party iOS 8 apps

AgileBits introduces 1Password App Extensions for third-party iOS 8 apps

AgileBits, the maker of 1Password, has been hard at work ever since Apple officially unveiled iOS 8 showcasing what the future of the application will look like on Apple’s upcoming mobile OS. With the latest news, many, many users will be happy with the focus on making logging in easier than ever before.

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New Apple TV stalling due to partner hesitation

New Apple TV stalling due to partner hesitation

Before WWDC 2014, reports swirled that Apple would be showcasing new hardware at the event, with a big focus on a new, revamped Apple TV. Now that the conference has come and gone, new reports suggest we may be waiting until 2015 to see any big changes.

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Apple has reportedly begun transitioning some Beats employees to Cupertino, while making other key changes

Apple has reportedly begun transitioning some Beats employees to Cupertino, while making other key changes

At the end of May, 2014, Apple announced that it was in the process of acquiring Beats Electronics for $3 billion. On the same day, an internal memo to employees detailed what the transition would mean, especially for those who worked for Beats, and now it looks like those changes are starting to take effect.

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aBar dynamically colorizes in-app navigation bars on iPhone [Jailbreak Tweak]

aBar dynamically colorizes in-app navigation bars on iPhone [Jailbreak Tweak]

There are a countless number of jailbreak tweaks that colorize different aspects of the iOS user interface, but aBar is a new package that takes a slightly different approach. Instead of having preset or customizable color options, this tweak dynamically changes the color of in-app navigation bars based on the dominant color of the app’s icon. 

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Modbook announces Kickstarter campaign for Modbook Pro X, a 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro tablet

Modbook announces Kickstarter campaign for Modbook Pro X, a 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro tablet

Modbook is known for bringing together Apple’s MacBook and tablets, creating devices that are meant to bring the best of both worlds into one device. The company has just announced a new Kickstarter campaign to bring to life a Retina MacBook Pro in the body of a tablet.

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Yahoo Finance updated with new design and requested features

Yahoo Finance updated with new design and requested features

Yahoo! has continued to revamp its mobile apps, providing them with sleek new looks and plenty of features packed in to make users happy. Following major updates to Weather and Sports, Yahoo! has now updated its Finance app with a new design, and oft-requested features to boot.

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Apple’s product source code requested by Russian government amid spying concerns

Apple’s product source code requested by Russian government amid spying concerns

Amid growing concerns of privacy, security and foreign spying, the Russian government has reportedly requested that Apple hand over the source code to its products in an attempt to determine whether or not the company is complicit in allowing government agencies access to the devices.

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