All items tagged with "U.K."

Apple Hires Rolls Royce Director To Bolster Corporate Communications Overseas [Rumor]

You can keep the Phantom, Apple.

You can keep the Phantom.

As Apple continues to expand its presence internationally, the company has reportedly created a new executive position for handling business affairs in Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa. An unverified report claims that Josh Rosenstock, former Director of External Communications for luxury car maker Rolls Royce, has been hired to fill the spot.

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EE Will Expand 4G Reach Across The U.K. With 17 New Cities By March 2013

EE Will Expand 4G Reach Across The U.K. With 17 New Cities By March 2013

The United Kingdom is a little late to 4G — just a few months ago, 4G networks didn’t exist. Now it has one, EE, which is quickly trying to expand its 4G coverage across the country. It began its rollout in 11 major cities, and the company has announced today that it will be reaching an additional 17 by March 2013.

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U.K.’s Only 4G Network Now Offering Subsidized iPad Mini LTE For Just £50

U.K.’s Only 4G Network Now Offering Subsidized iPad Mini LTE For Just £50

Looking to get an iPad mini with super-speedy LTE access ridiculously cheap? If you’re in the United Kingdom, then you’re in luck. EE, the U.K.’s first and only 4G network, is now offering Apple’s new tablet subsidized for just £50 (approx. $81) — providing you’re happy to sign up for a new two-year agreement at £36 (approx. $58) per month.

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Apple Removes Code Hiding Samsung Apology From U.K. Homepage

Apple Removes Code Hiding Samsung Apology From U.K. Homepage

As part of a court ruling in the U.K. Apple has been forced to publish a public apology to Samsung on the U.K. Apple website. When Apple originally published the apology on the U.K. homepage, some clever coding pushed the apology statement below the browser window.

This morning an update to the Apple U.K. homepage has removed the coding that was hiding the apology unless a user’s browser window was extremely tall.

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Apple: Samsung Didn’t Copy The iPad Because It’s Not As Cool (But It Did Copy The iPad Really)

Apple: Samsung Didn’t Copy The iPad Because It’s Not As Cool (But It Did Copy The iPad Really)

You weren’t expecting Apple to issue a straight and sincere apology, were you?

Having lost its appeal against the Samsung Galaxy Tab in a High Court ruling in the United Kingdom earlier this month, Apple was ordered to publish advertisements in British newspapers and magazines, and on its website, which must say that Samsung did not copy the iPad.

The Cupertino company has now published a statement on its website, and it makes for a very humorous read. Basically, Apple quotes the judge, who said that Samsung’s tablets “are not as cool” as Apple’s, then says that despite the decision, Samsung did copy the iPad really.

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iPhone 5 Will Support U.K.’s First 4G Network At Launch [Rumor]

iPhone 5 Will Support U.K.’s First 4G Network At Launch [Rumor]

Britons could get a 4G iPhone after all.

Earlier today, U.K. communications regulator Ofcom gave Everything Everywhere — the parent company of Orange and T-Mobile — approval to rollout out the country’s first 4G network from September 11. Within hours of that announcement comes a new report that claims Apple’s upcoming iPhone 5 will be one of the first smartphones to take advantage of it, possibly handing Everything Everything an “exclusive” as the U.K.’s only 4G carrier compatible with the iPhone.

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New In iOS 6: Siri Supports Location Services Internationally

New In iOS 6: Siri Supports Location Services Internationally

Siri will finally find places internationally.

Being a Brit, one of the most disappointing things about Siri is that it doesn’t support location services in the United Kingdom. Unlike iPhone 4S users in the United States, I can’t ask Siri to find me a nice restaurant nearby, or for the nearest gas station. However, that’s no longer the case in iOS 6, because Siri now supports location services internationally.

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Official National Rail Enquiries App Brings Real-Time U.K. Train Information To Android and iOS

Official National Rail Enquiries App Brings Real-Time U.K. Train Information To Android and iOS

You may have been quite content using such unofficial apps as the UK Train Times for your detailed, real-time U.K. train information but we thought you’d like to know that an official U.K. National Rail app has finally made its way to Anroid and iOS. Announced yesterday, the official National Rail Enquiries app for iOS and Android feature detailed, real-time information as well as:

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U.K. Regulator Promises To Investigate Apple’s Misleading iPad 4G Claims

U.K. Regulator Promises To Investigate Apple’s Misleading iPad 4G Claims

The new iPad may feature a 4G chip, but it's not compatible with all 4G networks.

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has promised to investigate Apple’s claims of 4G connectivity for the new iPad in the United Kingdom after the Cupertino company failed to remove all references to ‘4G’ from its U.K. online store. Although the device boasts 4G capabilities, they are not available in the U.K. where there are currently no 4G networks.

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UK Deliveries Of New iPad Delayed, Even As U.S. iPads Start Shipping

UK Deliveries Of New iPad Delayed, Even As U.S. iPads Start Shipping

Expect delays.

Are you a Brit who ordered a new iPad on Wednesday? Check your email: Apple might have just welched on their deal with you to get it delivered by March 16th.

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