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Guinness World Records Go To iP4, App Store & iOS Games

Posted on 14/05/2011 by Michael Roberts

Guinness World Records have been dishing out the honours to Apple devices and services. The iPhone 4 was named the fastest selling portable gaming system on release when it sold a whopping 1.5m units in the first day compared to the previous holder, Nintendo’s DS at 500K over one week.

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Stare Review For iPad

Posted on 14/05/2011 by Michael Roberts

It is quite astonishing to know the amount of people who have iPads are not aware it has a built in photo frame viewer type function. In the boom of digital photo frame viewers a few years ago many of us have one sitting around gathering dust (including me) rarely being turned on. Since getting an iPad and finding the feature I must admit I have used it only a couple of times but definitely more than my smaller photo frame.

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Jim Reekes – the Man Behind the Sounds of Mac OS

Posted on 14/05/2011 by Jakob Hultman

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Have you ever wondered where the chime that you hear when you Mac starts comes from? Who is behind all of the old classic sounds in Mac OS? His name is Jim Reekes, and the dutch site One More Thing tracked him down and did an hour long interview.

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G-Form Cases Now Shipping

Posted on 13/05/2011 by Cormac Moylan

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Remember the guys that dropped bowling balls on iPads? And that threw an iPad out of an airplane from 500 feet? Well, instead of throwing things out of planes, they’re loading up planes with stock of their protective pads.

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iPhone 5 Parts Leaked

Posted on 13/05/2011 by Cormac Moylan

iPhone Italia has posted images of what appear to be parts that will make up Apple’s next incarnation of the iPhone 5 (or 4S). The pictures, which make little sense if you’re not an engineer, allegedly show speakers and dock cables for the next iPhone.

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New 2011 iMac’s Make It Impossible To Upgrade Your Main Drive

Posted on 12/05/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

The new 2011 iMacs, while they are great machines, have apparently made it far more difficult to upgrade your main hard drive. OWC has discovered that the new models feature a proprietary SATA power connector, necessary for fan control on the new models.

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Coming Soon: Run Android On Your iPhone or iPad!

Posted on 12/05/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Wanna install Google’s Android operating system on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch? Whether you just like experimenting, or want to see what Android is like, installing Android on the latest iDevices will soon be a possibility.

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iKeyboard Brings Touch-Typing to iPad’s Virtual Keyboard

Posted on 12/05/2011 by James Britton

Cliff Thier loves his iPad, but hates the need to visually hunt and peck on the iPad’s virtual keyboard. Rather than complain about this shortcoming, he partnered with industrial design firm IDEAZ to develop the iKeyboard.

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