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    Published on 22nd October 2014 by
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    After we posted the news yesterday, Apple posted it’s quarterly results. The Cupertino company posted a record Q4 profit, beat it’s own revenue forecasts and posted some impressive iPhone and Mac sales. Revenue for the quarter came in at US$42.1 Billion leading to a net profit of US$8.5 Billion.

    iPhone sales were 39.272 million units for the quarter (up 16.2%), Mac sales were 5.52 million (up 20.7%) and iTunes sales ...
    Published on 21st October 2014 by
    SRG
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    Apple has released iOS 8.1 and you can grab it now from all the usual places. Whilst iOS 8.1 contains a host of bug fixes it is also a major update and brings iCloud iPhoto Library and is required to make continuity work between your Mac and you your iOS device. A feature many will welcome back with iOS 8.1 is the Camera Roll.

    With iOS 8.1 in the wild that also means Apple Pay is launched in the ...
    Published on 20th October 2014 by
    SRG
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    At last the Mac Mini saw some love last week. MacRumors reports that it appears the new Mini has soldered RAM and is not user replaceable. That will be bad news for many potential users and we have already seen come reaction in various forum threads.

    However the good news is that the new iMac 27-inch Retina is user upgradable according iFixit. You can check out their tear down video below or pop over to their site for the full spec details.



    Yosemite is out in the wild and it seems ...
    Published on 17th October 2014 by
    SRG
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    Clearly the big news today is the new goodies from Apple announced at their Town Hall event overnight. You can get all the details on the new iPad’s, iMac and even the updated Mac Mini in our event summary here .

    As you would expect much of the news today in the Apple World is covered there but there are a few other scraps floating around, so lets get on with bringing you those.

    It wouldn’t be ...
    Published on 17th October 2014 by
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    Apple has unveiled the 27in iMac with Retina display, a new Mac mini, the second-generation iPad Air and the iPad mini 3 at its Cupertino campus this morning. Plus it announced OS X Yosemite is ready to go today.

    iMac with Retina 5K display

    Apple showed off the latest in its desktop range with the iMac with Retina display. The new 27in Mac has an incredible 5K display, the highest resolution display in the world, packing in 14.7 million pixels at 5120 x 2880.

    “Thirty years after the first Mac changed the world, the new iMac with Retina 5K display running OS X Yosemite is the most insanely great Mac we have ever made,” said Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing ...
    Published on 16th October 2014 by
    SRG
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    There has been a big leak ahead of tomorrow mornings Apple event, and this time the pictures of the new iPads come from non other than Apple itself. In an embarrassing error the images for the iPad user guide for iOS 8 at the iBooks Store were has updated a full day ahead of the expected unveiling of the new iPads tomorrow. Perhaps the main thing the premature launch reveals in the name ...
    Published on 15th October 2014 by
    SRG
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    Whilst we all expect to see the new iPads at Apple press event Thursday US time, when can get our hands on the shiny new toys I hear you cry? Macrumors has stepped up and made the call that they will go on sale 24 October. So just over a week to wait for some new Apple toys to get into your kit bag.

    At one time it was the highlight of the Apple year, the annual Macworld Expo in ...
    Published on 14th October 2014 by
    SRG
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    The sixth, and you would assume final, version of the Yosemite public beta has been released. If you are taking part in the program, you can grab via the Mac App Store.

    Following on from yesterdays photos of what is thought to be the iPad Air 2 logic board, clearer and more detailed ones have been posted. 9to5Mac report that they seem to confirm the A8X Chip and the unit having 2GB ram.

    As an aside it appears ...
    Published on 13th October 2014 by
    SRG
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    We kick off the new week with confirmation that Apple will stream their special event Friday Morning our time. Now of course after the last live stream, we are all hoping this one goes much better.

    As is normal in the run up to an Apple event we are starting to see leaks of parts. This time 9to5Mac are reporting on pictures showing what is claimed to be the logic board of the new iPad Air 2, including what appears ...
    Published on 10th October 2014 by
    SRG
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    The fact you are reading MacTalk daily news suggests you might just like Apple and in many cases love them. Well you are not alone. According to Interbrand in its 2014 Best Global Brands report Apple is the most valuable brand in the world, with a value of $118.9 Billion. For your inner fanboy or fangirl, they just beat out Google of for the top spot who were ascribed a brand value of $107.4 Billion. ...

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