Apple Cutting iPhone 5C Production As Chinese Grey Market Prices Fall

apple cutting down iphone 5c productionApple cutting iPhone 5C production in half as the Chinese grey market prices fall. The production is changed from 300,000 to 150,000 units daily. The new iPhone 5C is reported to have been sold at 30% lesser than the original price in the Chinese grey markets

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Steve Wozniak Headlining The Apps World London on October 23

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Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple would be headlining the Apps World London event being held on October 23rd. The Apps World Europe conference primarily focuses on mobile platform development and was initiated 4 years ago.

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Apple Releases iOS 7.0.2 With Lock Screen Flaw Fix

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Apple has released iOS 7.0.2 for iPhone, iPod and iPad after one week of original iOS 7 release. This update fixes bugs that could allow someone to bypass the lock screen passcode. Another fix includes the reintroduction of a Geek keyboard option for passcode entry.

However, the bug that lets people to call from lock screen still exist.

The update is available over-the-air and requires WiFi connection. The update site is about 20MB.

Apple No Longer Provides The In-Store Pickup Option For iPhone 5s

apple disables in-store pickup option for iphone 5sApple today announced that it is disabling the in-store pickup option for the iPhone 5s models. The service was introduced this Monday and shut down just a day after it. The in-store pickup option lets the user to book an iPhone online and collect it from their nearby Apple store.
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Apple Refunds ‘Breaking Bad: The Final Season’ Purchases

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Apple is refunding the customers who purchased Breaking Bad TV show, reports BBC. Previously, Apple had failed to deliver its final 16 episodes of Breaking Bad show.

Apple is sending email to the customers with an iTunes gift voucher allowing them to spend it in the iTunes.

Dear Customer, We apologize for any confusion the naming of “Season 5″ and “The Final Season” of Breaking Bad might have caused you. While the names of the seasons and episodes associated with them were not chosen by iTunes, we’d like to offer you “The Final Season” on us by providing you with the iTunes code below in the amount of $22.99.  This credit can also be used for any other content on the iTunes Store. Thank you for your purchase.

The cable channel AMC split Breaking Bad’s fifth season into two parts in which each eight episode being shown a year. The second part of the season was made available on 11th of August.

Many people paid to see the closing series expecting it would include rest of all the episodes.

However, Apple again charged their customers for other eight episodes, The Final Season which led people to complain and one of the people took a legal action against Apple for being extra charged.

Apple refunded people with $29.99 gift voucher allowing them to watch all 16 episodes.

iOS 7 Bug Lets You Call From the Lock Screen

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A newly discovered iOS 7 bug lets you to call any number from the lock screen through the emergency call feature.

The bug is accessed by tapping ‘Emergency’ call button on the iPhone’s lock screen. Dial any number and rapidly tap the call button until the Apple logo appears; same as when iPhone boots up.

The bug has been reported to Apple by Mashable.

At What Time Will iOS 7 be Released In Your City?

We’re no more than couple of hours away from iOS 7 release to public. About a week ago, at Apple’s iPhone event, Apple announced iOS 7 will be available to everyone on September 18, which is today.

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But one curious question that’s roaming in everyone’s mind is at what time will iOS 7 will be available. RedmondPie has shared the following chart which shows the iOS 7 releasing time in different cities.

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