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MLB.com at Bat updated for 2013 season

MLB.com at Bat has been updated for the 2013 baseball season. The update adds multi-platform subscriptions, with users now able to access subscriptions purchased through iTunes on other devices, including “other supported smartphones and tablets”.

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Art Levinson, Chairman of the Board at Apple, talks about life at Apple after Steve Jobs

The chairman of Apple’s board, Art Levinson, spoke to Stanford’s Graduate School of Business on Tuesday, about a wide range of topics, including life at Apple after the death of Steve Jobs, and the role of Apple’s board in developing products. Levinson joined Apple’s board in 2000 and was said to be a close friend of Jobs, taking over the role of Chairman of the Board in November 2011, following the passing of Jobs the previous October.

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Audible updates their interface, improves cellular downloads, adds iPad support

Audible has released a major update to its iOS app, finally adding iPad support. Previously limited to the iPhone and iPod touch, Audible is now a universal app. In addition to iPad support, version 2.0 also boasts a updated UI for the iPhone, adding larger playback buttons, along with improved navigation and a new library filter that allows you to hide titles that you have finished.

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Macs at Apple headquarters breached through Java exploit, fix to be issued today

Apple has said that it has been attacked by hackers. The same group previously targeted Facebook. Computers at Apple’s Cupertino headquarters were attacked, the company said, but no data appears to have been stolen. Speaking to Reuters, Apple said that the intrusion was not widspread:

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Skype launches video messaging service

Microsoft has added video messaging to the Skype app for iOS. In an update in December, under-the-hood improvements were made that were intended to support future feature launches. This morning, Skype added the ability to send video messages, each up to three minutes in length, to your Skype contacts.

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Pulling back the curtain on Apple's Lightning connector licensing program

iPhone accessory maker mophie has revealed some details on the restrictions of Apple’s Lightning accessory program. Apple has made it more difficult for third-party manufacturers to produce Lightning accessories outside of Apple’s program.

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Apple promises fix for iOS 6 passcode bypass bug

Apple has release a statement concerning the iOS 6.1 bug that, through a complex series of button pushes and taps, will allow someone with physical access to an iPhone to bypass the passcode lock and get at the private content inside.

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Apple becomes top-selling phone manufacturer in Japan

According to recent market surveys, Apple has become the top-selling phone manufacturer in Japan. The iPhone was the best-selling phone in Japan in 2012, allowing Apple to capture 15% market share. This puts them just ahead of Sharp and Fujitsu, both Japanese firms and both holding 14% of the market. Counterpoint Technology Market Research believes that the increase in iPhone sales was due to heavier marketing by KDDI and Softbank, Japan’s second- and third-largest carriers, respectively:

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HBO Go adds AirPlay support

HBO Go has been updated to version 2.0, bringing support for Apple's AirPlay feature to the app. HBO Go users can now stream video from any device running iOS 6 to any Apple TV that’s been updated to software version 5.1.1 or later.

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Mailbox for iPhone launches, get your spot in line now

Mailbox, the new email app from Orchestra is now available in the App Store. Mailbox is an attempt to rethink email for mobile devices and allows you to organize and prioritize your email like a to-do list. You can set a time to be reminded about the email from a number of presets or your own custom reminder schedule.

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iPad accounted for 1 in 6 PC shipments in Q4 2012

One in six personal computers (PCs) shipped in Q4 of 2012 was an iPad. That's according to Canalys, who also reported that worldwide PC shipments were up 12% over the same quarter in 2011, with 134 million PCs sold. Canalys counts tablets in the PC category, and those devices made up one third of all PC sales in Q4. In total, Apple shipped 27 million units, with HP in second at 15 million PCs shipped. Canalys attributes Apple’s tablet growth to strong demand for the iPad mini:

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Apple releases iOS 6.1.1 beta to developers

Apple has released a beta for iOS 6.1.1 for iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, and iPod touch to developers. The beta is available at developer.apple.com. Make sure to download the correct version for your device(s).

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Reseller claims Apple preparing new Mac Pro for spring release

An Apple reseller is claiming that Apple will begin shipping a new version of its Mac Pro line of desktops starting this spring. After a decision to discontinue the sale of the Mac Pro in the EU due to regulatory restrictions, many were worried that this was the end of the Mac Pro line. But France Systems claims that Apple has assured them that a new model, one that is probably be more compliant with new regulations, is on track for a spring release:

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Instagram introduces photo feeds for the web

Instagram has launched feeds on the web. Profile pages, which were rolled out in November, allowed users to browse their own Instagram histories on the web, but now users are able to view their feed just as they would through the mobile application.

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Tweetbot for iPhone and iPad updated with support for Chrome, Vine, and more

Popular Twitter client Tweetbot has been updated to version 2.7, bringing with it some great new features, including the ability to open links in Chrome and 1Password.

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Angry Birds Star Wars updated with new levels, enemies

Angry Birds Star Wars has been updated with 20 new levels, along with 2 new bonus levels, new enemies, and more:

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Apple's request for import ban on Samsung Galaxy Nexus rejected

Apple failed in its effort to get an import ban on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. A U.S. appeals court rejected Apple’s request after revisiting an October decision by the same court. Apple had been hoping that the new panel of judges would overturn the earlier ruling.

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Pocket updated with native Facebook sharing, improved navigation

Pocket for iPhone and iPad has been updated with a number of bug fixes and improved sharing features. The update brings native sharing to Facebook for iOS 6 users. There is also now support for Sina Weibo for Chinese iOS 6 users.

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iPhone users pay higher cell phone bills than any other smartphone user

iPhone users pay more in carrier fees on average than the users of other smartphones. New data indicates that 60% of iPhone users spend at least $100 per month on their cellular plan, with 10% spending $200 or more.

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Apple pulls Vine from App Store Featured section after porn appears in Editor's Picks

Apple has pulled Vine from the Featured section of the App Store after a pornagraphic video was featured in the Editor’s Picks section of the app. While Vine’s porn issues have been widely discussed, Apple had taken no action until today.

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