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Apple seeds iOS 8 beta 6 to testing partners ahead of GM seed

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Apple’s software testing partners have reportedly received a new iOS 8 beta build that fixes a whole bunch of bugs present in beta 5. It seems the Cupertino company won’t be making this release available to registered developers, but sources say a GM seed is right around the corner.

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Apple Seeds iPhoto 9.4.7 For OS X Mavericks GM Compatibility

iPhoto Update Mavericks GM

As we reported last night, the OS X Mavericks GM (Gold Master) seed is now available for developers to test the final version of the operating system before it is ready for general distribution later this month.

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BMW Wants To Copy Apple And Put A Genius Bar In Every Dealership

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Apple’s retail operations were mocked by everyone on the planet when the first Apple Store was opened. But now that the Apple Store is the most profitable retail store in the world, everyone wants to copy what Apple’s doing.

Thanks to some inspiration from the Apple Store, BMW has decided that starting in 2014 they will require all dealers to hire young tech-savvy employees to handle questions from customers about the vehicles on the showroom floor. They’ll even be equipped with iPads and be called Geniuses.

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Hyundai’s Upcoming Vehicles Will Integrate Siri Eyes Free Technology [CES 2013]

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Hyundai is set to showcase a number of new vehicles at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, and the company has announced that they’ll all include Siri Eyes Free technology. The feature allows iPhone owners to perform a whole host of tasks using the intelligent assistant — such as taking calls or creating Reminders — without taking their hands off the wheel.

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GM Announces New Chevy Lineup Will Be First To Feature ‘Eyes Free’ Siri Integration

GM Announces New Chevy Lineup Will Be First To Feature ‘Eyes Free’ Siri Integration

GM finally makes it safe to use Siri at the wheel.

General Motors has announced that its upcoming Chevrolets will be the world’s first cars to offer “Eyes Free” Siri integration, allowing drivers to use the voice control capabilities of their iPhone without taking their hands off the wheel. The feature will be integrated into GM’s MyLink infotainment system.

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Spotify Update Brings Support For iOS 6, More Stations On iPad

Spotify Update Brings Support For iOS 6, More Stations On iPad

Already?

It’s likely to be at least a month before Apple releases iOS 6 to the public, and so it’s unlikely apps will receive iOS 6 support for a few weeks yet. But Spotify is getting its update out of the way early. Its latest iOS release — version 0.5.4 — brings iOS 6 support, more radio stations on the iPad, and bug fixes.

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Apple Seeds OS X Mountain Lion GM To Developers

Apple Seeds OS X Mountain Lion GM To Developers

Apple has just released the OS X Mountain Lion GM seed. It’s unclear as to what’s new at this point, but we’ll keep you updated as more information arrives. The update comes after Developer Preview 4, issued a few weeks back.

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Chevy Spark And Sonic First To Announce Siri’s Eyes-Free Capability [Report]

Chevy Spark And Sonic First To Announce Siri’s Eyes-Free Capability [Report]

Blog GM Authority posted today that General Motors cars, the Chevrolet Spark and Sonic, would be among the first to integrate with Apple’s promised eyes-free feature announced at WWDC this past week.

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Leaked iOS 5.1 “Pre-GM” Build Reveals New Camera Slider, Japanese Siri Support

Leaked iOS 5.1 “Pre-GM” Build Reveals New Camera Slider, Japanese Siri Support

While registered developers have already been testing iOS 5.1 betas for some time, it seems the firmware holds several new features that Apple is yet to release to developers. A leaked “pre-GM” build has reportedly been obtained by a Brazilian iPhone blog, which reveals a new camera slider for the lock screen, and support for the Japanese language within Siri.

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Apple Paid Peanuts For Its New Grand Central Store Space, Which Will Open Next Week [Rumor]

Apple Paid Peanuts For Its New Grand Central Store Space, Which Will Open Next Week [Rumor]

Courtesy 9to5Mac.com

Apple’s new retail store set in the heart of New York’s Grand Central station is set to open its doors next week, according to a report from the New York Post. And thanks to Apple’s infamous negotiation skills, the Cupertino company paid peanuts for the lease.

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