Russia dumps the iPhone, plays favorites with Samsung

Russia dumps the iPhone, plays favorites with Samsung

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Russia dumps the iPhone, plays favorites with Samsung Each of the three major wireless carriers in Russia, MTS, MegaFon, and now VimpelCom, have opted to stop selling the Apple iPhone, citing tough contractual requirements as the cause. VimpelCom, the last of the major Russian carriers to separate from Apple, says it has put Samsung on the top of the list …

Apple to investigate death of iPhone 5 user

Apple to investigate death of iPhone 5 user

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Apple to investigate death of iPhone 5 user A Chinese woman has died after allegedly answering a call while the smartphone was charging. Apple will investigate the cause of a Chinese woman’s death, the company confirmed to Reuters on Monday. Last week, Ma Ailun, a 23-year-old woman from China’s Xinjiang region, was allegedly electrocuted when she answered a call on …

Apple, Google, Microsoft unite against NSA spying program

Microsoft, Samsung, and Apple turf wars, coming to a Best Buy near you.

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Get ready to rumble! Microsoft joins Samsung and Apple, setting up brand-centric mini-shops within Best Buy Microsoft today announced plans to set up Windows Stores inside 500 Best Buys around the United States and 100 in Canada. These stores will be heavily Microsoft-branded sections within Best Buy where customers can fondle all manner of Redmond-borne products — from Windows 8 …

Apple’s iOS 7 may go black, white and flat

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  (CNN) — Rumors that Apple is preparing major design changes with iOS 7 continue to heat up, with new reports suggesting a more muted and flat design aesthetic. Last October, Jonathan Ive became responsible not only for the look and feel of Apple hardware, but also its software. By most accounts, Ive is not a fan of the skeuomorphic heavy design cues that currently dominate iOS. While …

Rare Apple 1 computer sold for $671,000

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(CNN) — A rare working model of the Apple 1, the tech giant’s first desktop computer, sold for more than $671,000 over the weekend at an auction in Germany. The computer, along with a letter from Apple co-founder Steve Jobs to its original owner, is believed to be one of only six working Apple 1s and one of only three on the open market. …

Five ways Apple has lost its bite

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The breathtaking expansion of the world’s most successful technology company has skidded to a halt. Tonight Apple is expected to post its worst financial results for a decade, with profits falling for the first time since 2003, and revenues flat on last year. It’s less than two years since Tim Cook took over from Steve Jobs, but Apple’s creative juices appear to have dried …