Tim Cook Confirms Cellular iPad Mini Is Coming To China In Late January

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Tim Cook is on his second visit to China as Apple CEO this week, and during an interview with local reporters on Thursday, he confirmed that the cellular version of the iPad mini will be arriving in the nation in late January. The Wi-Fi only model arriving in China on December 7, just over a month after it launched in the United States.

OS X Developers Becoming Frustrated By Lengthy Mac App Store Approval Delays [Report]

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Noticed a shortage in Mac App Store updates lately?
Noticed a shortage in Mac App Store updates lately?

OS X developers are reportedly becoming frustrated with the lengthy delay they must endure to have their applications approved for the Mac App Store. Average wait times have increased to 27 days over the past month, whereas approval for the iOS App Store takes just 7 days on average. Some are blaming the influx of iOS updates for the iPhone 5 and iOS 6, but claim that Apple should be over the worst of it by now.

Apple Now Requires High-Res 1024×1024 Icons For Every Mac OS X App

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This is what happens if you try to submit a Mac app without a 1024x1024 icon.
This is what happens if you try to submit a Mac app without a 1024x1024 icon.

Back in June, Cult of Mac reported that Apple was set to introduce a new requirement for iOS apps that meant every single one had to ship with an icon measuring a whopping 1024×1024 pixels for Retina display devices. Developers are now reporting that the same requirement has been applied to Mac apps being sold through the Mac App Store, and that they cannot physically upload their apps without them.

Facebook Profile Gives Us A Peek Into The Life Of An Apple Apps Tester

Dive Apple might be a cat, but she gets to play with iOS apps before they reach the App Store.
Dive Apple might be a cat, but she gets to play with iOS apps before they reach the App Store.

We’re all familiar with just how stringent Apple’s App Store approval process is, but the journey iOS apps take between submission to Apple and finally reaching the App Store is a mystery to most of us. However, one Facebook profile gives us a sneak peek into Apple’s testing lab.

Dive Apple, a female who lives in San Francisco and looks like an upside-down cat, is an App Store reviewer whose Facebook profile reveals a lot about unreleased iOS apps and life behind a desk in Cupertino.