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Objective-C Now 3rd Most Popular Coding Language

Posted on 10/07/2012 by Chris Hauk

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According to a new study, Objective-C, the programming language used to build applications for the Mac, iPhone, and iPad, is now the 3rd most popular coding language among programmers.

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RIM’s Demise Spells The End For A Company That Actually Innovated

Posted on 10/07/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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I’ve always had a soft spot for RIM and Blackberry products. There’s nothing inherently wrong with them, and they work, most of time. So the fact that RIM is now facing the very real possibility of bankruptcy (see here) and is in serious decline saddens me, and they are one tech company, along with Apple, that I have never criticized.

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Tiny Wings 2 to Launch on July 12th

Posted on 09/07/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Tine Wings has been one of the most popular games of all time on the iOS App Store, due largely to its simple yet addictive gameplay. Fans of the game now have something new to look forward to: Tiny Wings 2, coming to the App Store on July 12!

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Apple Cracks Down on Unauthorized Distribution of iOS 6 Betas

Posted on 09/07/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Sites that sell access to Apple’s iOS betas to non-developers are nothing new. These sites pop up every year when Apple begins releasing iOS beta, and every year, they seem to attract the ire of Apple and get themselves shut down.

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Apple TV in the Classroom

Posted on 09/07/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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A teacher who has used the Apple TV in his classroom says it is a fabulous teaching tool. He’s been using it in conjunction with the iPad. but he’s having problems finding suitable apps for presenting his lessons. Hear that app developers?

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TED Books Released On App Store

Posted on 09/07/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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TED, best known for its conferences featuring some of the greatest minds and most interesting people around, has now released a TED Books app, giving users a selection of stimulating and provocative books of 20,000 words and under to be read in a single sitting.

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Apple New Maps Could Be Headed to the Mac

Posted on 09/07/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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One of Apple’s big announcements at this years WWDC keynote was an all-new mapping system for iOS 6. Interestingly, according to new references found in iOS 6, Apple’s new maps may be headed for the Mac as well!

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True Portable Computing: iPhone-Controlled Laptop on Wheels

Posted on 09/07/2012 by Chris Hauk

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We’ve seen the iPhone remotely control toy helicopters, model race cars, even work remotely with your computer, but now we have a hack by Avadhut Deshmukh that combines all that. It’s an iPhone controlled laptop on wheels!

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Faltering RIMs Customers Look at Contingency Plans

Posted on 09/07/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Research in Motion (RIM) customers, which include GoDaddy Group Inc. and asset management firm Thames River Capital UK, are preparing for the worst: losing the BlackBerry service their employees depend on for their communication.

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Apple Ends Participation in Environment-Minded Products Program

Posted on 09/07/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has announced their decision to stop participating in a major program devoted to the production of environmentally friendly products. Reports say Apple feels that its design direction is no longer in line with the program’s requirements.

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