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The PC Market Is Dying, Even For Apple. But Apple Has A Plan.

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Slowly but surely, the worldwide PC market is drying up. In the first quarter, a recent report from IDC says that worldwide PC shipments have slipped 4.4% year-over years. And not even Apple has proven immune to the wasting away of the PC market, but they’re still making up for it on other ways.

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Oops! Dell Accidentally Advertises XPS Laptop That Runs OS X [Humor]

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Oof.

Dell has, of course, “borrowed” a few inspirations from Apple over the last few years, but in a recent marketing video uploaded to the Texas-based PC maker’s YouTube channel a month ago — and since hastily removed — Dell showed an XPS 15 laptop that seemingly dual-booted between Wind0ws 8 and OS X.

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And Our First Glimpse At 2014’s 24-Inch iMac With Retina Display Comes From… Dell?

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We’ve seen the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros go Retina. When will the iMac get ultra high resolution screens, though?

It’s unknown, but it looks like we’re edging closer. Dell — the company whose founder once laughingly suggested that Cupertino return all of its money to shareholders — has just posted details for a new 24-inch monitor sporting a 3840 x 2160 4K display.

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WSJ: Apple Partners With New Suppliers For iPhone 5c & iPad Mini

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Apple is reportedly teaming up with new suppliers to boost production of the iPhone 5c and the iPad mini to meet strong consumer demand, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Wistron Corp., a manufacturer based in Taiwan that already produces smartphones for BlackBerry and Nokia, will be tasked with assembling the iPhone 5c; while Compal Communications, which currently works with Acer, Dell, Lenovo, and others, will manufacturer the iPad mini.

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Wang Out, Wong In: Acer CEO Resigns Following Financial Losses

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Acer CEO JT Wang has announced his decision to resign from the consumer electronics company following poor financial results and struggling PC sales. Wang will step down from the CEO position on January 1, but will remain chairman until the second quarter of 2014.

Acer president Jim Wong will become its new CEO.

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Dell Customers Complain About Laptops That ‘Smell Of Cat Urine’

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Owners of Dell’s Latitude 6430u Ultrabooks are experiencing something foul when they take the notebook out of its box for the first time, and it isn’t just its cheap plastic shell and disappointing hardware. It’s the “smell of cat urine” emanating from the keyboard.

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Apple’s iWatch Could Face Competition From Dell

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Apple is expected to launch a new smartwatch called the “iWatch” as early as this fall, and we already know that it could face competition from Samsung, Google, Microsoft, and LG. But there’s another competitor that may want a piece of the pie: Dell.

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Microsoft Mocks The iPad (Again!) In New Dell XPS Ad [Video]

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Microsoft just loves to poke fun at the iPad, doesn’t it?

It has already aired a number of commercials for the Asus VivoTab that mock its size, weight, lack of Office support, its inability to run two apps simultaneously, and most of all its price. And now the software giant is doing the same on behalf of Dell.

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Last Chance: The Become A Certified Web Developer Course [Deals]

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Everyone needs a website these days – but not everyone can build one. Those that can – and can do it well – are carving themselves out a nice, lucrative career. Those that aren’t are helping those that are…but you don’t have to be one of them.

If you’ve ever wanted to build your own website but had no idea where or when to get started, we’ve got you covered on both counts here at Cult of Mac Deals.

We’re offering a web developer video course, developed by trainer Mark Lassoff, where he will teach you everything you need to know about web development – and he’s giving you the certification you need to actually make it count. And we’re giving it to you for only $69 – that’s a 65% discount!

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Foxconn Prepares For Life After Apple

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Foxconn has been forced to make preparations for life after Apple following reduced demand for the iPhone and other iOS devices which has caused the company’s revenue to nosedive, The New York Times reports.

The manufacturer has been doing well off the back of Apple’s hugely successful devices in recent years, which have been contributing at least 40% of its revenue, according to analyst estimates. But after suffering a 19.2% drop in revenue during the first quarter of the year, thanks to declining iPhone and iPad orders, Foxconn is now looking at ways in which it can be less reliant on Apple.

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