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MacBook Air With Sandy Bridge and Thunderbolt Due in June

Posted on 22/04/2011 by James Britton

It looks like my current favorite Mac will soon be outdated. Apple is rumored to be releasing an update of the MacBook Air line in June to include Intel’s latest Sandy Bridge microprocessors and the the high speed Thunderbolt I/O port to bring it in line with the current MacBook Pro offerings.

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Infographic: How Green is Your iPhone?

Posted on 22/04/2011 by James Britton

Geekaphone has created a cool infographic showing environmental statistics about the iPhone. The most disturbing? Less than 10% of phones are recycled. Recycle your unwanted Apple gadgets here for free.

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Recycladelic: The Recycled iBook iPad Case

Posted on 22/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Want to turn your old iBook into a beautiful case for your iPad 2? Turns out it’s not that hard! I’m writing this post for three reasons. First, it’s Earth Day. Second, it’s freaking awesome, and third, I get to use my favorite word: recycladelic! Check it out!

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iPhone 5 Will Be A “World Phone”, Will Work On Any Network

Posted on 22/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

At the moment, there are are two versions of the Apple iPhone 4 – a type of situation that Apple doesn’t really appreciate. Eventually, it seems that Apple will want to converge these into a singular device. Verizon’s CFO thinks that will occur with the iPhone 5.

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Last minute Easter basket idea: EA and SEGA iPhone and iPad games on sale

Posted on 22/04/2011 by James Britton

In case your kids have enough chocolate, why not wind them up with some virtual candy this Easter. EA and SEGA are having a big Easter sale. Here’s a sampling of some great games for iPhone/iPod Touch and iPad to fill your basket this weekend. Many are only 99 cents, Happy Easter!

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Protective iPad Case For Only €13.50 (55% Off / Europe Only)

Posted on 22/04/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Protect your iPad or prop it up with this great case/stand and get a free data cable to boot! Our good friends over at Gruupy.com have a great dea on an exceptional iPad case. Normally you would pay €30 for this case but for today only you can grab the case for €13.50. That’s a saving of 55% and you also great free delivery!

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Apple’s new data center reliant on dirty energy

Posted on 22/04/2011 by Frank Prendergast

Apple receive an F in a newly published report from Greenpeace entitled “How Dirty is Your Data” which examines energy sources being used to power the data centers of some of the largest IT brands.

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iTunes in the cloud is finished

Posted on 21/04/2011 by James Britton

According to several sources familiar with the matter, iTunes has completed work on their digital locker scheme ahead of Google’s competing service for Android.

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iPhone 5 in the wild?

Posted on 21/04/2011 by James Britton

The iPhone 5 may already be in the hands of developers. A high profile game developer claims to have possession of a prototype ‘iPhone 4S’ that looks cosmetically the same as an iPhone 4 but with an A5 chip on board. The very same chip that gives the iPad 2 its 9X graphics performance.

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Review: Crucial 8GB RAM Upgrade For 2011 MacBook Pro

Posted on 21/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

If you’ve ever wondered whether or not extra RAM will make a difference for you in your everyday computing, wonder no longer. The answer is probably yes. We look at Crucial’s RAM kits that work with the new 2011 MacBook Pro.

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iPhone Tracking Is A Bug, Will Be Fixed

Posted on 21/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

According to iOS forensics researcher Alex Levinson, Apple’s current iPhone privacy trifle is nothing new, and further, isn’t really tracking users. The culprit is a data file used by iOS to do things like geotag photos.

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Verizon iPhone Sees 2.2 Million Activations In Just 7 Weeks

Posted on 21/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Having recently released their first quarter earning, Verizon has revealed that 2.2 million Verizon iPhone 4 units were activated between February 10 and March 31, leading to a 6.3 percent increase in annual revenues.

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Forbes: iPhone 4G LTE Chip Wont Be Around Until 2012

Posted on 21/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Forbes reports that while Apple may be able to introduce an iPhone 5 at any time of their choosing, the chips required to produce a well-designed 4G LTE smartphone simply won’t be around until late this year at the earliest, and probably 2012.

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