Apple TV set to receive FXNOW app, Simpsons World content in the next 12 months

Apple TV set to receive FXNOW app, Simpsons World content in the next 12 months

Apple TV was gifted with a major content update at the end of June, with new channels for ABC News, PBS kids and others being introduced. Now, a new report suggests that another major brand could be launching for Apple’s set-top box within a year’s time.

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iTunes helps move 75 billion apps, with $4.5 billion in revenue, and $20 billion paid to developers

iTunes helps move 75 billion apps, with $4.5 billion in revenue, and $20 billion paid to developers

During its Q3 2014 earnings call, which outlines the results of the company’s quarterly revenue report, Apple unveiled key details for many of its products, including iTunes. The tone for the service was quite positive, with plenty of high numbers showcasing the power of Apple’s digital service and storefront.

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Apple acquired 29 companies since fiscal 2013, five of them in 2014

Apple acquired 29 companies since fiscal 2013, five of them in 2014

Today, Apple officially announced their third quarter 2014 earnings, and afterwards the company took part in a earnings call to go over the specific details. During the call, Apple’s CEO highlighted an interesting number of acquisitions for the company.

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iPad sales decline for second consecutive quarter, but Apple remains optimistic

iPad sales decline for second consecutive quarter, but Apple remains optimistic

While strong sales of the iPhone and Mac helped Apple post rather impressive third quarter results, the iPad has declined in sales for the second consecutive quarter. But before you interpret that statistic as the iPad being doomed, read ahead for reasons why Apple CEO Tim Cook and company are not concerned about the tablet’s sales. 

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Download these 8 great paid apps for free for a limited time (July 22)

Download these 8 great paid apps for free for a limited time (July 22)

We have some great apps for you today that have gone free for a short duration on the App Store, including Microtrip, Actions, Retromatic and more.

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New photos show iPhone 6′s purported flex cable and rear shell

New photos show iPhone 6′s purported flex cable and rear shell

iPhone 6 part leaks have started to become much more frequent as we approach the device’s rumored launch in September. We’ve already seen a number of reports with photos of these purported 4.7-inch iPhone 6 components, and a new one from Apple.club.tw shows leaked flex cable and rear shell photos.

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Apple reports Q3 2014 earnings, with 35.2 million iPhones and 13.28 million iPads

Apple reports Q3 2014 earnings, with 35.2 million iPhones and 13.28 million iPads

On July 22, Apple officially announced their quarterly earnings, for the time period ending June 28, 2014. The company revenue of $37.4 billion and quarterly net profit of $7.7 billion, or $1.28 per diluted share. Compared to $35.3 billion and quarterly net profit of $6.9 billion, or $1.07 per diluted share, from the previous year.

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iPad web traffic increases to 78% in U.S. and Canada, according to new Chitika report

iPad web traffic increases to 78% in U.S. and Canada, according to new Chitika report

Chitika’s reports are generally a good way to get a glimpse of what usage is like for many devices, including Apple’s tablets. In their newest report, the iPad has reportedly seen the biggest year-over-year usage share gain since 2013.

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App businesses aren’t sustainable says new report, breaks down the economic spread of developers

App businesses aren’t sustainable says new report, breaks down the economic spread of developers

Back when Apple introduced the iPhone, applications on our smartphones weren’t all that great. Then Apple’s App Store came around and changed everything. Now all of the major players in the mobile market have their own digital storefronts to get your hands on applications, and the number of apps out there have exploded. Now, developers find it harder than ever to not only get an app downloaded in the first place, but also to sustain the business behind those apps.

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Siri report card from analyst Gene Munster indicates distinct improvement over the years

Siri report card from analyst Gene Munster indicates distinct improvement over the years

When Apple unveiled the iPhone 4S, they included Siri to make the “S” variant of their popular device stand out. Since then, the digital personal assistant has seen plenty of improvements to make the feature more helpful. A new report wants to show just how much better Siri is doing since 2012.

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