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Apple reports first quarterly profit drop in a decade

A net profit of $9.5bn for the quarter ending March was not enough to see Apple avoid its first quarterly profit decline in a decade. That’s down from the $11.6bn profit recorded in the same period the year before. In truth, Apple actually beat its guidance thanks to stronger than …

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Apple has rejected up to 8m iPhones from Foxconn – report

Apple is believed to have rejected millions of iPhone devices, returning them to manufacturer Foxconn citing quality concerns. China Businessreports that the US firm rejected between five and eight million iPhone handsets "due to appearance of substandard or dysfunctional problems." Whilst it remains unknown which model iPhones were returned, the …

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Apple’s tablet market share tumbles 10% in UK

While the iPad may still be able to lay claim to dominion over the UK tablet market, the growing popularity of Android tablets has led to a ten per cent dip in market share for Apple, according to YouGov’s Quarterly Tablet Tracker for Q1. The report shows that Apple’s market …

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Say what you see – Catch Phrase the best performing paid game in UK App Store charts

Cult TV quiz IP Catch Phrase is back thanks to hugely popular iOS app Classic Catch Phrase. The game is second in the UK paid iPhone charts behind chat software WhatsApp Messenger and top of the paid iPad charts. In the free listings, meanwhile, King.com’s Candy Crush Saga continues to …

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OFT to investigate in app purchases and the way publishers target kids

The Office of Fair Trading is to investigate in app purchases used in smartphone and web games. The moves is a result of concerns that some customers – primarily children – are unwittingly spending sizable sums on content in games which, when they are initially downloaded, are presumed to be …

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