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Time Warner and Apple are negotiating over bringing the pay TV service HBO Go to Apple TV by mid-2013, according to a Bloomberg report.
Consumer review service Angie's List is integrating Square technology into its iPhone app, allowing merchants like house cleaners, plumbers and painters to accept credit card payments in the field.
Still waiting for Apple to announce a big-screen TV? Then you might have to wait a bit longer: The next Apple TV device will be even smaller than the currently-selling version.
With better search filters, a user reporting tool, and a new 17+ rating, the popular photography app 500px is back on the iOS App Store a week after being booted by Apple.
Apple has restored a page within Passbook that explains what it does as well as the vital link that takes users to "Apps for Passbook" in the App Store.
After early reports that Apple removed the popular photography app without much notice, Apple says it had to after receiving complaints of possible child pornography.
While you can use programs to buy individual songs to play along with, since Macs come with GarageBand pre-installed, this is a great feature many may not know about it.
Need a dock to charge and sync your iPad mini? Apple doesn't make one so this inexpensive pass-through dock may be the solution. It's only $10.60 with shipping included.
The Messenger app will get a new button that will allow Facebook friends to call each other over a Wi-Fi or data connection. The update will roll out automatically starting Wednesday.
On Wednesday, the carrier said it would open the capability to iPhone or iPad users on tiered data plans. The update will be rolled out sometime over the next couple of weeks.
Apple is now offering payment plans, including some that are interest-free. It's a part of a series of moves starting more than a year ago at Apple to make its products more palatable to customers in China.
In an effort to aid book discovery and battle Amazon's dominance, iOS publishing platform Inkling will allow its roughly 400 ebooks to be fully indexed through Google search. The company plans to add a thousand more books this year.
T-Mobile CEO John Legere says a magenta-branded iPhone will be on the carrier's shelves in three to four months. Given T-Mo's accelerated network rollout that will put the phones launch right in sync with its LTE launch.
Some of Apple's gain appears to be RIM's loss as Blackberry sales dropped off at both carriers. The remaining pickup by Apple may have come from new customers, or from upgrades from Android devices, which lost share year over year between mid-October and late November.
Cubemen, a combination real-time shooter and tower defense game, is one of the few games available in Apple's App Store that has managed to implement multiplayer gaming across different platforms, iOS, Mac and Steam.
Google is excelling on Apple's own platform with popular iOS apps, but it's not alone among its fellow consumer internet companies. Microsoft, AOL and Yahoo also had some success on their rival's platform in 2012. Here's a look at who did better.
Bastion is an adventure-based role-playing game in which the main character, known as The Kid, unravels what has happened to his world following the Calamity. In this world you travel from place to place collecting artifacts in an effort to rebuild the Bastion.
Anything you can do in this continuous side-scrolling game to stay on your skis and well ahead of the avalanche is a good thing. Because as soon as the avalanche catches up with you, the game is over.
A WSJ report indicates Apple, Google and Microsoft are having acquisition talks with a small home automation company. The talks may not go anywhere. But that this company is interesting to these major players shows how crucial the battle for the living room is becoming.
From a further fragmented iPhone, to smart watches, Jony Ive's heightened influence and defusing the thermonuclear patent wars, we take a look at the people, themes and products to watch for from Apple in the coming year.