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Apple releases iOS 7.1.1 with Touch ID recognition improvements and bug fixes

Apple released iOS 7.1.1 today, iterating on the 7.1 release from late March. While iOS 7.1 was more about ironing out the design and performance issues from the initial release, its successor aims at fixing specific issues outstanding from that expansive update. According to Apple’s change log, there are “Further improvements to Touch ID fingerprint recognition,”

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Apple pushes its good name beyond products in new Earth Day initiative (video)

“Better. It’s a powerful word and a powerful idea.” Thus begins the narration from Apple CEO Tim Cook over a video highlighting Apple’s success, not in products but in the earth-focused processes under which they’re designed, produced, manufactured and distributed. The Cupertino-based company is highlighting its “unprecedented” leadership in environmental matters this week, in the run-up

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Pioneer wants to put CarPlay in your car

Pioneer Electronics announced today a new aftermarket in-dash multimedia system for consumers that want to pimp their ride with Apple’s recently announced (and QNX powered) CarPlay. CarPlay heavily integrates with Siri to allow iOS 7 iPhone users to make and receive calls, use Maps, listen to music, and access messages with just a word or

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Apple: ’87% of devices are using iOS 7′

Apple has once again updated their weekly chart that show iOS adoption. These stats are based are mainly for the developer community and is based on the number of users visiting the App Store. Dated April 6th, Apple says that “87% of devices are using iOS 7,” this is up from 79% in January. iOS

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Apple acquires Novauris to improve Siri speech recognition

Just a day after Microsoft unveiled its Cortana digital assistant as part of a major Windows Phone update, Apple has confirmed its acquisition of speech recognition technology company Novauris. While terms of the deal were not disclosed, it’s clear the company was brought in to work on Siri. After an initial splash and some savvy

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Apple’s WWDC developer conference taking place June 2-6 in San Francisco

Apple announced today that it’s WWDC developer conference will take place between Monday June 2nd and Friday June 6th at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The regular site of Apple’s conference, the summer show usually coincides with the announcement of a new iOS version, along with minor updates to hardware like laptops. No new

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