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iMovie: iPad 2 More Capable Than Most Macs?

Posted on 17/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

One’s intuition would tend to suggest that a MacBook Pro would far outgun an iPad of any kind in iMovie speed tests, due to it being much more substantial of a machine for the task. AppAdvice, however, has found that both iPad models have bested the MacBook Pros in a number of benchmarks.

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Letterman – Top 10 Reasons To Buy An iPad 2!

Posted on 17/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

David Letterman has unleashed another classic top 10 list, this time about the iPad 2! Although I honestly don’t think Letterman is as funny as he thinks he is here, I did get a couple of good chuckles, and he did make a couple of clever points. If you’re into late-night shows, continue on for the video!

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Q&A With Vero Pepperell From Alfred

Posted on 16/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

We recently had the opportunity to ask Vero Pepperell, the community representative for Alfred, a few questions about the company and their plans and ideas. For those of you that don’t know, Alfred is a groundbreaking productivity app for the Mac OS X platform.

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How To Protect Physical Data From Bears (And Other Evils) During Transport

Posted on 16/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Ars Technica offers some clever (and surprisingly practical) advice on how to securely and safely transport data from place to place via Sneakernet (physical transport). The article and it’s accompanying video covers data encryption, biometrics, various forms of validation, and so forth.

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Of Course The iPad 2 Is Great… But Will It Blend?

Posted on 16/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Tom Dickson is at it again. Dickson, infamous for his Blend-Tec Blender advertisements in which he blends popular gadgets to show the power of the blender, has now blended an iPad 2. The video is hilarious, and mimics the style…

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Wifi-Only iPad 2 Gains GPS When Tethered To iPhone

Posted on 16/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Among the perceived downsides to purchasing a Wifi-only iPad 2 is the inability to use GPS. Interestingly, however, it appears that users are reporting that if you tether your iPad 2 to an iPhone, then it can utilize the iPhone’s GPS, thereby gaining its “lost” feature.

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Adobe Photoshop Express Version 2.0 Released

Posted on 16/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Adobe has released version 2.0 of Adobe Photoshop Express. The iPhone and iPad app lets you quickly edit and share photos that are taken on your devices’ camera. Version 2.0 features a few new updates including full retina display support.

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New AppSumo Bundle: $50 for Over $6500 in Apps and Content

Posted on 16/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

AppSumo, famous for it’s frequent bundle deals, has a new deal up which we think is a fantastic deal. It’s called the Lean Startup Bundle, and includes thousands of dollars worth of tools to help start-ups build their base, and…

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Q&A With Keith Lang From Skitch

Posted on 16/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

We caught up with Keith Lang from Skitch and fired him off some questions about his popular screen capture and image editing software for Mac. What was your inspiration for creating Skitch. What motivated you? Like many inventions, Skitch was…

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DropCopy – Awesome Local Network File Sharing

Posted on 15/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

You should check out DropCopy if you own two or more Macs and you want to transfer files between them. DropCopy is a great app that lets you drop files into a black hole on your desktop to automagically start file transfers.

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The Likability of Angry Birds (Infographic)

Posted on 15/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

We all love Angry Birds, but which is the most potent? Which bird is just a pain in the neck and falters and flaps instead of exploding into sheer awesomeness? Hopefully this graphic will help.

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How to: Migrate From Your Current iPad to a New iPad

Posted on 15/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

If you’ve just gotten your hands on a shiny new iPad, or are planning to get your hands on one in the near future, you may have some questions. To help, we’ve put together a guide for how to migrating your applications and settings from your current iPad over to your new device.

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Microsoft Zune Officially Pronounced Dead

Posted on 15/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

After years of trying to compete with the iPod with their Zune media player, Microsoft has now officially pulled the plug. According to Bloomberg, weak ongoing sales are the source for the product’s cancellation.

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