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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5.5-inch iPhone 6 Volume/Power flex cable reportedly breaks cover, SIM card trays shown off for good measure

5.5-inch iPhone 6 Volume/Power flex cable reportedly breaks cover, SIM card trays shown off for good measure

The flex cable for the Power/Volume buttons on the iPhone 6 has been one of the most oft-leaked parts, and yet, the 5.5-inch variant has been relatively quiet on that particular front. Until now, according to a new report.

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Gmail for iOS has been updated, now supports even further integration with Google Drive

Gmail for iOS has been updated, now supports even further integration with Google Drive

Apple has been moving away from any kind of dependency on Google for quite some time now, and not just when it comes to the Maps app. Google, though, doesn’t mind having its own applications available for iOS. Gmail, one of the company’s most popular iOS apps, has now been updated to feature further integration into other Google products, as well as some other small additions to ice the cake.

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Apple iCloud Mail experiencing slower than expected service for some users

Apple iCloud Mail experiencing slower than expected service for some users

Apple’s system status has been updated to note that a reported service issue with iCloud Mail does indeed reflect a known issue.

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The best paid apps available for free for a limited time (July 24)

The best paid apps available for free for a limited time (July 24)

We have some great apps for you today that have gone free for a short duration on the App Store, including Defenders, Bonza Word Puzzle, EleMints, and more.

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iPhone 6 functional clone caught on camera, showcases shoddy software and lackluster physical design

iPhone 6 functional clone caught on camera, showcases shoddy software and lackluster physical design

It has only been a couple of weeks since we saw our first functional iPhone 6 clone, courtesy of counterfeiters, but now a new video has cropped up giving an in-depth look at the poor quality version of Apple’s upcoming flagship device.

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