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Most of the attention on Apple's Tuesday event in Cupertino was focused on the company's latest iPhones, but Tim Cook & Co did have some news under their hats regarding iOS 7 and Apple's iLife and iWork suites of iOS apps, as well. Unsurprisingly, both the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S will ship with iOS 7 preinstalled. But owners of …

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Thanks for the satisfactory level of detail in this report

The mainstream snooze outlets are detail free.

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Freebie

Freebie Pages......

Most people have already paid for them, only new buyers will benefit from this so does it mean those existing customers who buy a new phone and have the productivity suites will get a credit or their money back?

Not that great a deal is it?

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Re: Thanks for the satisfactory level of detail in this report

Indeed, the Daily Heil ran with the 'headline' budget iPhone for $99.

Earth shattering news, not much going on in the world of course, slow news day.

Though of course, read the fine print...... On a contract Boooooooooooooooooooring

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As long as they fix AES wifi problems

That's all I care about.

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His head really is up his arse...

"No other platform has any apps like these"

Really Tim??? REALLY???? May I direct your attention to this little niggly tiggly suite called OFFICE with a little program or two in it carrying the name of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. (Just to name three)

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"No other platform has any apps like these," Cook said.

This statement is patently untrue. All other platforms have productivity apps, video streaming, photos, radio and cloud synchronization. This is just imitation, as is the "flat " UI, and still no NFC. The camera doesn't compete with the top Samsungs & Nokias. Nothing exciting about this release at all. No wonder the markets don't like it.

Apple has been here before. What will be interesting this time is who is last man standing. With reducing market share it doesn't look like it will be Apple and this time there is no Steve Jobs to rescue them from the fall.

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AirDrop?

Still no Bluetooth file exchange? When living in a walled garden, one should periodically check if the walls are keeping the lunatics out or keeping them in.

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