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Win One of Five Pairs of ThinSkins!

Posted on 04/02/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Here at MacTrast, we love our readers – so much so that we have a pressing urge to give things away! In that spirit, we announce our next Twitter-based giveaway. Now, it won’t be quite as dramatic as our last giveaway, but then again, they can’t all be, right? Nevertheless, we think you’ll like this.

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Promo Codes Added To Mac App Store

Posted on 04/02/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

MacStories, who reported that promo codes were not available on the app store back in December, has reported that promo codes are now available in the Mac App Store.  Like iOS promo codes, 50 codes will be available per-version and…

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iPad 2 May Be Announced Next Week

Posted on 03/02/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

There’s an interesting new rumor circulating suggesting that sources for MacNotes.de have shared information with them about an event that Apple has planned for next week to showcase the iPad 2.  Their sources also allegedly spoke of the iPad 2’s…

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Google, (Imaginary) Defenders of the Open Realm

Posted on 03/02/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

If I had a dollar for every time an Android fan boy verbally assaulted me for using an iPhone 4, I’d never have to buy my own drinks again.  However, the same sheeple who call Apple’s platform a “walled garden” and tout the open-ness of their own platform fail to realize a certain critical point: Google’s so-called openness is not quite what it seems.

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IKEA vs Apple – How They Compare As Business Empires

Posted on 02/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

This is a pretty interesting infographic analyzing the business empires of Apple and IKEA and compares their main differences. I for one didn’t think that the CEO of IKEA would be worth 4 times more than Apple CEO, Steve Jobs.

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Netgear CEO Apologizes For Jobs Health Jibe

Posted on 01/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Netgear CEO Patrick Lo suffers from massive brain fail as he tells members of the press that Steve Jobs needs to “go away” for Apple to be more open. He has since apologized. But the damage has been done.

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Steve Jobs And The Art Of Perfect Timing

Posted on 28/01/2011 by Gareth Hawkins

It’s no coincidence that the early iPhone ads were backed by a track aptly titled ʻPerfect Timingʼ. A key part of Appleʼs success since the return of Steve Jobs has been their ability to choose the optimal opportunities at which to unveil new products, introduce new features and release corporate news.

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Get To MacWorld For Only $10 From Groupon

Posted on 12/01/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Those Google loving guys over at Groupon have a great special offering for those interested in attending MacWorld, San Francisco. For only $10 you can live it up at the geekiest Apple focused event of the year!

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The #1 Reason Why iTunes Sucks

Posted on 12/01/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Love it or hate it, iTunes sucks for one reason and one reason only. Until they remove this ridiculous term from their license agreement, I will never use iTunes.

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CES: What A Wonderful, Digital World

Posted on 12/01/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

I recently returned from the 2011 CES convention in Las Vegas, and I must say, it was quite a week! Although I am not a fan of Vegas (quite hate it really), I was nevertheless overwhelmed by the overall CES experience. Read on to learn more about my experiences and discover why we live in such an amazing, digital world.

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Spotify Slowly Expanding Reach

Posted on 10/01/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Apple have never really had iTunes challenged. That was the case up until Spotify arrived. The Swedish based upstart have received massive praise for their innovative approach of supplying music. Today they announced a partnership that will see them move closer to challenging iTunes.

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What's In My Dock – Mark Wallis – Graphic & Web Designer

Posted on 10/01/2011 by Cormac Moylan

We asked Mark, a web designer, what is rocking in his dock while he is busy pushing pixels. From the obvious Adobe editing products, to a range of productivity apps, Mark has an interesting range of apps that he uses each day in this design work.

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Apple Still Looms Over CES 2011

Posted on 10/01/2011 by Bill Six

Well, CES 2011 is in full swing with an enormous amount of product introduction and accessories, it appears that Apple is once again looming over the entire event. While these products are being showcased for the first time on a major scale in their own right, they are doing so with the intent of dethroning Apple with each introduction.

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Best Apple Products of 2010

Posted on 02/01/2011 by Cormac Moylan

What was the best thing Apple released in 2010? A simple question that we posted on Twitter with many replies. Find out what Apple product was most loved in 2010.

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Posted on 10/11/2010 by Cormac Moylan

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