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Apple To Expand Personalized Setup, Remove Some Items From Retail Stores

Posted on 08/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple is apparently gearing up to make a few changes in their retail stores. According to a report from The Loop, Apple may be planning to remove certain hardware and software products (some peripherals and games) in order to better accommodate personalized setup for purchasers of new Macs and other Apple hardware.

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Adobe Releases Flash to HTML5 Encoder

Posted on 08/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

According to recent reports, it appears that despite some bad feelings with Apple on the subject of Flash, Adobe has now finally unleashed a utility that can convert content directly from Adobe Flash to HTML5. This is reportedly being done in an effort to make more content available to iOS users

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How To: Run OS X Lion In A Virtual Machine

Posted on 07/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Have you been wanting to try the new Developer Preview of OS X 10.7, but don’t want to set up another partition or give up your existing Snow Leopard installation? Now there is a third option for those wanting to run OS X: Setting it up in a VMWare virtual machine.

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Apple To Revamp Online Store?

Posted on 07/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple online store has been one of the companies icons, remaining largely unchanged for a number of years. A recent job posting, however, suggests that the company might be getting ready to completely redesign the store from the ground up.

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Giveaway: Plantronics Voyager Pro (Update: Winner!)

Posted on 06/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

You may have read our recent review of Plantronics’ incredible Voyager Pro headset. We were so impressed with it that we want to share the experience with you in the most direct way possible: By giving one away to a lucky reader!

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Did Apple Screw Your iPhone? Unscrew It For Free!

Posted on 05/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Milliamp is currently offering a free screwdriver to consumers that enables them to remove Apple’s special security screws from the iPhone 4. It’s unclear how long this will be available, so act now!

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Download a $0.99 App, Donate $0.99 To Efforts In New Zealand

Posted on 05/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

There seems to be a growing outreach of support from various venues towards relief efforts in New Zealand. Even blogs and other media venues are reaching out with support. For instance, the upcoming technology site TheMacFeed.com has agreed to donate all proceeds from their paid app store app to the relief effort.

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Apple Fighting For Repeat Downloads Of Purchased Songs

Posted on 04/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

According to Bloomberg, Apple has approached a number of major music labels, asking for the ability to allow users repeat downloads of purchased music. This would essentially function as a backup of your iTunes-purchased music.

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JointVenture: Apple’s Answer For Business Support

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

Apple has recently launched a new service called JointVenture to help service business customers (and other users who strongly depend on their Macs) in a much more efficient way. We’ve rounded up some of the relevant facts.

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@ceoSteveJobs Returns to Twitter as @falseSteveJobs

Posted on 03/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Rejoice! The suspension that Twitter threw down to @ceoSteveJobs was only a temporary one, and a very temporary one at that! It took less than 24 hours for Twitter to reactivated the popular parody account that regularly entertains more than 460,000 Twitter followers.

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Former British PM Refused Steve Jobs A Knighthood

Posted on 01/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

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According to a report in The Telegraph, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown yanked a possible knighthood from Steve Jobs. Apparently Mr. Brown was upset that Jobs turned down his approach to speak at a Labour Party convention, and promptly threw his toys out of the pram.

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Apple Drop Boot Camp Support for XP & Vista

Posted on 28/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Apple have published an update on their site regarding their support of Windows Operating Systems on Macs. As of the 25th of February, Windows XP and Vista is no longer a supported Boot Camp operating system on Macbook Air (late 2010), Macbook Pro (17″, 15″, 13″ Early 2011).

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Apple Discontinues Sale Of MobileMe Boxes: Free Version Imminent?

Posted on 25/02/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple has recently notified retailers that it has discontinued the retail boxed version of MobileMe, shifting the product entirely to digital sales. Some existing stock may still be available, but it’s confirmed that the boxes are no longer being produced. We speculate that an update to the service is forthcoming.

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Jobs Meets Obama

Posted on 17/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Today Steve Jobs met with Barack Obama alongside Eric Schmidi and The Zuck. But what did they talk about? According to The Oatmeal, it went a little like this…

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