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Apple Inc looks to poach BlackBerry Ltd workers in Waterloo

Apple Inc. has all but destroyed BlackBerry Ltd.’s business model and now it’s after the Canadian company’s decimated workforce. Just days after BlackBerry Ltd. revealed plans to lay off 40% of its global workforce amid disastrous financial results, representatives from smartphone rival Apple Inc. hosted a recruitment drive roughly 20 kilometres away from the embattled technology company’s Waterloo, Ont. home base.

Video: Campus Quad iOS app – Case Study preview

A sneak peek of the new client work, an iOS app for Campus Quad. Our team handled everything from UX, visual design and branding to iPhone app and back-end development. Thanks to our full-service approach, we managed to complete the project in just two months. The complete case study will be available on our new website this November.

Report: Apple takes 40.7% share as top US smartphone maker, Samsung gains too; Android back to losing share

In the US, Apple’s dominance as the top smartphone OEM has not only surpassed the 40 percent mark, but it appears set to keep growing. Samsung is gaining as well, but not as fast as its main competitor. Rounding out the top five are HTC, Motorola, and LG, all of which lost share or remained flat. In the platform space, Google is still first courtesy of Android, Apple is second with iOS, but the latter continues to gain on the former.

Video: All iPhone models speed test

EverythingApplePro ran a complete speed test on all versions of iPhone starting from iPhone 2G to the latest version of 5s and 5c that came out last month. This short 2 minutes and 50 seconds video is for all Apple iPhone lovers. A comparison of all iPhones every released iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4, iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 3G and iPhone 2G.

iPhone 5s camera comparison test

One of the new features of the iPhone 5s is its improved camera with a larger sensor and more pixels. Apple decided this was the best approach to improve its new camera. It’s certainly a much different approach than one of their competitors, Nokia, which went with a 41-megapixel sensor — a number that dwarfs the Apple camera’s 8 megapixels.

With iOS 7 Looming, Should You Wait To Upgrade?

Apple‘s biggest change to iOS becomes available to the general public tomorrow. Ever since it was shown off in June at the Worldwide Developers Conference, the more colorful revamp to the company’s smartphone and tablet operating system has generated a lot of interest, both positive and negative.

Tricks All The New iOS 7 Users Should Know

It can be confusing, but we’re here to help. iOS 7 has all sorts of nifty little tricks tucked away in places that are in no way immediately obvious, especially if you haven’t followed Tim Cook’s every word along the way. If you’ve been using iOS 7 for a while, you might know some of these. Hell, you might know most of these. But we tried to cover the bases to make sure that most people learn a thing or two. (Know all of these? You’re way cool, high five.

Apple iBeacon One-Ups NFC And Makes The Internet Of Things A Reality

When iOS 7 is released next week, retailers and other large indoor spaces are going to be able to use a technology called iBeacon to send data over short distances to iPhones. Here’s how it will work. At WWDC in June, Apple quietly announced iBeacon, one of the more prominent features of iOS 7. Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering, mentioned nothing about about it in the keynote, and Apple hasn’t provided any details about it; it was only seen on one slide in the WWDC keynote.

Wind Mobile chases Big 3 with unlocked iPhones

Wind Mobile may not sell Apple Inc.’s iPhone in its stores, but the start-up carrier is supporting more than 2,500 of the iconic devices on its network. Executives say a growing number of Wind’s 650,000 wireless subscribers are turning to other sources to buy unlocked versions of the latest iPhone that work on the AWS (Advanced Wireless Spectrum) frequencies available on the small carrier’s network.

Photos: Apple Headquarters Pictures: Take A Virtual Tour

Apple headquarters, located at 1 Infinite Loop in Cupertino, Calif., is one of the most exclusive buildings in the world. It’s the home of many of today’s greatest innovations, including the iPhone, iPod, iPad, and Mac computers. The sprawling six-building campus, which occupies 32 acres near Interstate 280, is designed to look like a perfect infinite loop, reflecting the design tastes of the company’s founders.