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Apple Watch used in Retail Display units feature custom Band with integrated Lightning cable

Apple Watch used in Retail Display units feature custom Band with integrated Lightning cable

Apple has used a completely different strategy to market the Apple Watch. Even before the Apple Watch went on sale, it was available for preview and try-on appointment at Apple’s retail stores, so customers could figure out which Apple Watch model is suitable for them.

Apple makes Watch a part of its connected ecosystem in new website visuals

Apple makes Watch a part of its connected ecosystem in new website visuals

Apple refreshed its online storefront this week to add new images that put the Apple Watch at the center of its connected ecosystem — alongside the Mac, iPhone, and iPad. “They work beautifully together,” the Cupertino company says.

TomTom confirms contract with Apple has been extended

TomTom confirms contract with Apple has been extended

TomTom, a Dutch maps-focused company, has been licensing its maps to Apple since 2012. Now, according to the company, that will continue to be the case moving forward.

Apple finally launches an official iPhone dock with a lightning connector

Apple finally launches an official iPhone dock with a lightning connector

Along with the updated 15-inch Retina MacBook Pros and cheaper Retina iMacs, Apple also released an official dock for the iPhone with a lightning connector.

Apple and other tech giants ask Obama not to give encrypted phone data to police

Apple and other tech giants ask Obama not to give encrypted phone data to police

Apple, Google, and other technology giants are asking President Obama to reject government proposals that could provide law enforcement agencies with private phone data. A letter will be sent to the White House today in an effort to protect the privacy rights of cellphone users.

Apple quietly shelved plans to launch its own branded television set more than a year ago

Apple quietly shelved plans to launch its own branded television set more than a year ago

Ever since Steve Jobs told his biographer Walter Isaacson that he had finally cracked user interface for a television set, the chatter about Apple possibly releasing its own branded television sets has got louder.

Well-known activist investor Carl Icahn wants much larger buyback; says Apple shares are worth $240

Well-known activist investor Carl Icahn wants much larger buyback; says Apple shares are worth $240

Carl Icahn has issued an open letter to Apple’s CEO Tim Cook where he says that Apple shares are currently undervalued, which makes it a perfect time for a larger buyback.

Appeals court affirms Samsung violated Apple’s design and utility patents, but not trade dress

Appeals court affirms Samsung violated Apple’s design and utility patents, but not trade dress

The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has asserted that Samsung indeed infringed on Apple’s design and utility patents, but did not infringe the trade dress of the iPhone since it cannot be protected either ways.

Apple acquires Coherent Navigation to improve mapping service

Apple acquires Coherent Navigation to improve mapping service

In a bid to further improve its Maps offering, Apple seems to have acquired Coherent Navigation —  a high-accuracy GPS firm from San Francisco.

Spotify confirms free music streaming service is here to stay

Spotify confirms free music streaming service is here to stay

Spotify has finally shot down months of rumors about the company discontinuing its ad-based free streaming tier due to pressure from music industry giants.