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You Can Now Download Apple’s iPhone 5 Keynote In HD Via iTunes

You Can Now Download Apple’s iPhone 5 Keynote In HD Via iTunes

Relive it all in HD.

I started streaming the iPhone 5 keynote from Apple’s website this morning, but soon switched it off when I realized it would have looked better on VHS. Thankfully, the entire thing can now be downloaded in high-definition from the iTunes Store — for free.

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Apple Brings iTunes Match To Hungary And Poland

Apple Brings iTunes Match To Hungary And Poland

iTunes Match expands its reach across Europe.

iTunes Match has expanded its reach in Europe today as Apple brings the music matching service to Hungary and Poland more than 18 months after it made its debut in the United States. The Cupertino company is yet to add these countries to its iTunes Match availability page, but users report that the service is now appearing in iTunes.

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FireCore Brings Trakt.tv Integration To aTV Flash (Black) For Apple TV [Jailbreak]

FireCore Brings Trakt.tv Integration To aTV Flash (Black) For Apple TV [Jailbreak]

Everyone should have aTV Flash on their Apple TV.

One of the reasons most of us jailbreak our Apple TV is to install aTV Flash (black), a terrific piece of software from FireCore that adds a ton of incredible features to your set-top box. In its latest update, aTV Flash delivers a number of features, including trakt.tv integration for those who never know what to watch.

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Why PayPal, Amazon, and Apple Are The Leaders In Mobile Payments

Why PayPal, Amazon, and Apple Are The Leaders In Mobile Payments

Despite new technologies for mobile payments, customers trust familiar companies like Apple.

PayPal, Amazon, and Apple are leading the mobile payment market according to IDC. The research company released the results of a business strategy study that focused on new and emerging payment technologies. The 2012 study is eighth year that IDC has conducted the survey, but it is the first year where mobile payments were a major focus.

While many efforts are underway to develop new payment technologies, many of them based around NFC, most new technologies have yet to catch on with consumers.

Overall mobile payments, however, are catching on with consumers. IDC reports that the number of individuals making mobile payments has doubled since last year’s report and that one-third (33%) of consumers have made some form of mobile payment. The data also shows that the mobile payments market is being led established players and existing technologies.

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Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview Now Available To Rent From iTunes Store In U.S.

Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview Now Available To Rent From iTunes Store In U.S.

The “lost” Steve Jobs interview has now been found in iTunes.

Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview has made its way to the iTunes Store and is now available to rent more than six months after a sample of the video was teased online. The one-hour, 15-minute video can be rented now for just $3.99, but it’s only available to those in the United States.

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Apple TV Follows iTunes Store To Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore & Vietnam

Apple TV Follows iTunes Store To Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore & Vietnam

The Apple TV expands its reach in Asia.

Following the launch of the iTunes Store in an additional twelve Asian countries earlier today, Apple has also begun selling the Apple TV in a number of these territories, too. The set-top box is now available in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam.

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Apple Brings The iTunes Store To 12 Additional Countries In Asia Today

Apple Brings The iTunes Store To 12 Additional Countries In Asia Today

The iTunes Store extends its reach across Asia today.

Just days after opening the App Store to 32 additional countries, Apple released a press release this morning to announce that the iTunes Store is also extending its reach to another nine countries in Asia today, including Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan.

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New York Post Quietly Scraps Its Paywall For iPad Users Using Mobile Safari

New York Post Quietly Scraps Its Paywall For iPad Users Using Mobile Safari

You can now access the New York Post website on iPad for free.

The New York Post introduced a paywall last year that meant iPad users accessing its website with mobile Safari would be redirected to its official iPad app, and would then have to pay a monthly subscription fee to access its content. However, it has now performed a complete u-turn and scrapped that paywall completely.

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Beginning With An iWallet, Apple Could Revolutionize Personal Banking

Beginning With An iWallet, Apple Could Revolutionize Personal Banking

There’s been a lot of talk over the past year or so about mobile payment systems and the concept of an iWallet. One of the challenges to any digital wallet concept is that it needs several components, most of which are provided by different companies and governed by different regulations. At a minimum, those components need to include on-device hardware, a mobile app or OS that can manage the transaction, a banking or credit card system that actually transfers money from your account to a retailer, support by major POS and cash register systems, and some mechanism for your phone to securely check-in with your selected account(s) to ensure money is available for purchases.

That’s a tall order and a lot of cooperation is needed when you have a different company providing each of those required functions. One way to simplify the process is to have one company deliver all or most of those functions on its own. There are few companies in the world that can pull all those capabilities together. One of them is Apple.

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Apple HDTV Seen Doubling The Money Americans Spend On Apple Products

Apple HDTV Seen Doubling The Money Americans Spend On Apple Products

Apple's HDTV could be a huge windfall for the company

There’s no shortage to information out there about Apple’s HDTV plans, but most of it focuses on specs, designs, and user interface (including coverage from our source who has seen one). With the device being a near certainly, other questions are being raised. Will it be an instant hit? How different will the experience be compared to the existing Apple TV set-top box? How much revenue could it net for Apple?

According to calculations by Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty, an Apple HDTV would be a huge windfall for Apple. She sees it as likely to double the money that U.S. households spend annually on Apple products within three years.

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