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News Roundup – January 12, 2016

All the essential iPhone, iPad, Apple and apps news from the last week

Happy birthday! The iPhone turned ten years old this week – check out our timeline of significant milestones in the world-changing technology. Read the story!

New iPads Three new devices reportedly on the way, including a brand new size and design. What else is new? Read the story!

iPhone 8 More details trickling out on what the next iPhone might look like. Read the story!

Green Apple Greenpeace says Apple is most environmentally friendly tech firm. Here’s how they decided: Read the story!

Original TV content Apple will offer original scripted TV shows by the end of the year… but only to Apple Music subscribers. Why? Read the story!

Free app of the week! Lifeline: Whiteout goes totally free. Check out the great choose-your-own adventure series. Read the story!


Apple set to earn $1 trillion in revenue from iOS Ecosystem by middle of 2017– via MacRumors

New AirPods patent reveals exactly how seamless Bluetooth pairing method functions – via iDownloadblog

Apple joins U.S. Department of Transportation Automation Committee that will oversee self-driving vehicles – via 9to5Mac

Apple Estimated to have shipped 5.4 million Macs in Q4, 2016 despite market slowdown  – via iPhoneHacks

Price Drops

Warp Shift – unique puzzle game – was $2.99 now Free!

Busy Shapes – educational kids app – was $2.99 now Free!

Pocket Anatomy – Interactive 3D Human Anatomy and Physiology – was $14.99 now FREE!