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Apple is ending iPhone and other product sales in Crimea beginning February 1

Apple is ending iPhone and other product sales in Crimea beginning February 1

Apple’s presence in Crimea is quickly being whittled down. Following reports that Apple had ceased developer relations within the area, it looks like sales of physical goods are the next to go.

Safari for iOS, Time Machine and Cover Flow targeted in new patent infringement lawsuit against Apple

Safari for iOS, Time Machine and Cover Flow targeted in new patent infringement lawsuit against Apple

Patents are one way for a company to lock down an idea. Unfortunately, sometimes patents are also a surefire way to get a lawsuit filed against you.

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus help Apple grab record market share in Samsung’s home turf

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus help Apple grab record market share in Samsung’s home turf

According to a report by Counterpoint Research (via Wall Street Journal), Apple has grabbed significant share of smartphone sales in the Asian markets since the launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

Apple acquires UK-based media analytics startup Semetric

Apple acquires UK-based media analytics startup Semetric

The Guardian reports Apple has acquired UK-based media analytics startup Semetric, the developer of music tracking service Musicmetric.

Video: Hands-on video with the original Apple Watch

Video: Hands-on video with the original Apple Watch

Just like the iPhone wasn’t Apple’s first foray into the world of phones, the Apple Watch won’t be Apple’s first product in the watch category. In the 90s, the company made an Apple branded wrist watch, and Jonathan Morrison managed to get his hands on the classic wearable.

WhitelistSwitcher lets you to hide unwanted apps from the App Switcher

WhitelistSwitcher lets you to hide unwanted apps from the App Switcher

It is convenient to be able to access the most recently used apps in the multitasking app switcher, but have you stopped using it because there are way too many apps over time. If so, you’d probably be interested in a new jailbreak tweak known as WhitelistSwitcher by Cydia developer Ruslan Ardashev.

Apple posts video to celebrate upcoming opening of its first retail store in Hangzhou, China

Apple posts video to celebrate upcoming opening of its first retail store in Hangzhou, China

Apple has posted a video on its Chinese retail website, which shows renowned calligrapher Wang Dongling creating a mural for the upcoming Apple Store in West Lake, Hangzhou.

Samsung’s co-CEO says company wants to work with BlackBerry not ‘buy it outright’

Samsung’s co-CEO says company wants to work with BlackBerry not ‘buy it outright’

On January 14, a report surfaced, citing anonymous sources and documents pertaining to the matter, that Samsung had put in an acquisition offer to BlackBerry for upwards of $7.5 billion.

New US and EU trade sanctions force Apple to terminate agreement with developers in Crimea

New US and EU trade sanctions force Apple to terminate agreement with developers in Crimea

Apple today has started sending out emails to developers residing in Crimea informing them that their developer agreement has been terminated effective immediately. This means that developers in Crimea will not be able to sell or even publish apps on the App Store anymore. 

Apple honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on its homepage

Apple honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on its homepage

Apple seems to have just updated its website to pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luthur King Jr. on Martin Luthur King day (MLK day), which happens on the third Monday of every January.