iMac Elevation Stand Launches On Kickstarter And Blasts Through Pledge Goal (video)

The makers of the Elevation iPhone dock that proved very popular over on the Kickstarter website in 2012 and raised over $1.4 million, have this week launched a new product called the iMac Elevation Stand.

As the name suggests the new aluminium iMac Elevation Stand has been created to raise your iMac computer to provide users with improved posture and comfort. Watch the promotional Kickstarter view after the jump to learn more.

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Apple TV Receives New Lifetime, The History Channel, and A&E Apps

Apple has this week rolled out three new channels for its Apple TV set-top box which includes A&E, The History Channel, and Lifetime. However each new Apple TV application does require a cable subscription to unlock the full content but some of the most recent episodes are reportedly available without a cable subscription.

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Apple Starts Offering Free Recycling On All Products

To coincide with this years annual celebration of Earth Day, Apple has this week announced it will now start offering free recycling on all its products worldwide, enabling Apple users to trade in their old gear for gift vouchers if the products can be reused.

As well as announcing the free world wide recycling of Apple products, Apple has also said that all its stores, data centres and offices will be powered by renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its products and online services.

 

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Beats Music Now Sells Subscriptions from its iOS App

Beats Music started selling subscriptions online earlier this year. The company has been offering an app for the iPhone for a while to allow fans to listen to the service on their mobile device. One thing that Beats Music didn’t allow on that app was the buying of a subscription. The reason for this was that Apple keeps 30% of all subscription fees and sales made from the App Store.

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iPhone 6 Pro Concept (Video)

On the weekend we saw another iPhone 6 concept, and now we have some videos of an iPhone 6 Pro concept, which show an interesting design and features.

The iPhone 6 Pro concept features a larger display, an Apple A9 processor, a 16 megapixel rear camera and a 3 megapixel front camera, although we suspect these specifications will not appear in the new iPhone 6.

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First Generation Apple TV Having iTunes Connectivity Issues

Last week we heard that owners of Apple iOS 6 devices were having FaceTime issues, and now it would appear that first generation Apple TV owners are having connectivity issues with iTunes.

It would appear that first generation Apple TV devices are no longer able to connect to iTunes, and the problem started last week, the device can connect to the Internet, but not access iTunes.

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Front Panel of Next Generation iPad Air Leaked

Apple iPad Air already comes with a very thin design, but it seems its successor will be even thinner, if the leaked images of the front panel of the upcoming iPad Air are legit.

Recently, some images were leaked from Dutch shores, which shows the front panel of the upcoming iPad Air, with integrated LCD, which will make it more thinner than the current iPad Air.

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Marissa Mayer Looking To Get Apple To Use Yahoo For iOS Default Search

The default search engine on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch is Google, although you can easily switch this to other ones like Yahoo or Bing, not many people do this.

This means that the majority of iOS users have Google as their default search engine, although according to a recent report Yahoo is looking to change this.

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iOS 6 Users Having Issues With FaceTime

It would appear that some owners of Apple devices are having issues with FaceTime, the problems appear to be affecting iPhone and iPad users running Apple iOS 6.

According to MacRumors there have been multiple reports of iOS 6 users having issues with FaceTime, with owners of the iPad and iPhone with iOS 6 installed unable to make and receive FaceTime calls.

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David Fincher May Not Direct Steve Jobs Movie

We have already seen one movie based on the life of the late Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs, there is another one in the works which is based on the Steve Jobs book by Walter Isaacson.

The new Steve Jobs movie was supposed to be directed by David Fincher, although according to a recent report, it would appear that he may end up not directing the movie.

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iTunes Radio Turns Up In Ecuador

Apple’s iTunes Radio is only available in the US and Australia at the moment, although the service is rumored to be launching in other countries shortly.

Now it would appear that iTunes Radio has turned up in Ecuador, it appears that Apple may be testing it out in Ecuador as it is only available in iTunes and OSX and not on iOS and the Apple TV in the country.

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Pioneer Carplay Aftermarket Stereos Get Official

Last month we heard a rumor that Pioneer would be launching CarPlay aftermarket stereos and now the company has made it official.

Pioneer has announced that their first CarPlay compatible aftermarket devices will be launching in the US this summer, they wills also bring the feature to some of their existing 2014 in dash solution.

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