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Dropbox Updates iOS App To Version 3.0

Dropbox AppDropbox has updated their iOS app to support the new iOS 7 design and AirDrop.  The new Dropbox iOS app was built from the ground up to incorporate the new design and it has a revamped white/blue icon that is flatter than the previous icon.  Dropbox also changed around the icons on the menu bar to become flat.  The menus and navigations seamlessly fit the iOS 7 user interface.  There is also improved sharing and exporting features for working with files on other apps.
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Apple Adds First Video Trailer For iOS App On iTunes


If you have frequented the Google Play Store when searching for apps, you will notice that Google lets you watch trailers for apps as you browse if the developer created them.  In the U.K., Apple has added the first App Store video clip and it is for the game Clumsy Ninja.  The video clip appears side-by-side with the app icons and promotional graphics.  Could this be a sign for things to come on iTunes?  Only time will tell, but I am sure developers will be happy if Apple made this feature available across the board.

[Source: MacStories]

Apple Now Allows Users To Download 100MB On Cellular Connection

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Apple has quietly upped the 100MB download limit from 50MB through a cellular connection.  Apple added the ability to download 50MB through a cellular connection last March from 20MB.  Aside from apps, these changes are also reflected upon music, videos, and books on iTunes.

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Is Being Sued By Breaking Bad Fans

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is currently being sued by several Breaking Bad fans that are claiming that the company is falsely advertising a “Season Pass” for the TV show, according to GigaOM.

The class action lawsuit was filed in San Jose, California.  The lawsuit claims that Apple owes customers who bought the pass for the show’s fifth and last season for $22.99 (or $14.99 for the non-HD version) did not include all 16 episodes.

The episodes were split into two parts, but Apple’s marketing materials for the “Season Pass” promised access to “every episode in that season.”


Apple Now Lets Children Under Age 13 To Have iTunes Accounts

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Apple is now letting children under the age of 13 have an iTunes account with the approval of an educational institution.  Many schools are providing students with iPads so this initiative makes sense.  The educational institutions can create IDs after getting their hands on “verifiable parental consent.”
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Andrew Mason’s Hardly Workin’ Album Is Now On iTunes

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Andrew Mason, the founder and former CEO of Groupon, has released a new album on iTunes called Hardly Workin’.  Mason was fired from Groupon in February 2013.
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Around 500,000 People Are Joining Apple iTunes Per Day

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During Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), the company revealed that there was around 575 million iTunes users.  Given the current trajectory, Apple is expected to hit over 600 million within the next two months.
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Apple Hits 575 Million iTunes Accounts, 900,000 Apps

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Apple CEO Tim Cook announced today that iTunes has hit over 575 million accounts.  They also announced that there are over 900,000 apps available to customers on the Apple App Store.  Over $10 billion has been paid out to third-party developers.  Out of the 900,000 apps, 375,000 have been optimized for the iPad.

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