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2.4-2.6 Million iPad 2s Shipped So Far

Posted on 07/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

iPad 2 Ad

As we all know, iPad 2 supplies have been somewhat constrained, with the shipping estimate from Apple only recently improving to 2-3 weeks. Despite that, however, the popular (that’s an understatement, no?) tabled has already sold as many as 2.6 million units.

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Turn your $500 iOS hardware into a 30 year old game console

Posted on 07/04/2011 by James Britton

In the early 80s, my family couldn’t afford a fancy-schmancy Atari 2600 game console, but luckily I had a good friend who owned one. We’d spend hours playing Centipede, Asteroids, Football and Missile Command. If only I had my own…

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Apple Store Coming To Russia In 2011 – IfoAppleStore.com

Posted on 07/04/2011 by Cormac Moylan

According to IfoAppleStore.com, a reliable source about all things Apple Stores, reports that Apple could open the doors of their first Russian Apple Store before the end of the year. In fact, the store would be the first Apple Store in all of Eastern Europe.

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MacBook Air To Go Sandy Bridge In Near Future?

Posted on 07/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Although the MacBook Air certainly received an impressive refresh in October, many are wondering when they’ll see the wonderful enhancements of Sandy Bridge come to everyone’s favorite “commuter computer.” The answer? Perhaps quite soon.

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iOS 4.3.2 available in 2 weeks

Posted on 07/04/2011 by James Britton

A trusted source of BGR is reporting that iOS 4.3.2 will be available in the next few weeks to address security issues and several bugs.

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Clocks – Best World Clock For Mac

Posted on 07/04/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Clocks is one of our favorite apps here at MacTrast. It’s an app we use on a regular basis to check world times and to determine when is the best time to post content on our site and to our Twitter account. If you want to quickly find out what time it is in Japan, Europe, and various parts of the US and do so all at once then check out Clocks.

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SoundCloud – Free DJ Mixes On Your Mac & iPhone

Posted on 07/04/2011 by Cormac Moylan

SoundCloud is to DJ Mixes & Tracks what YouTube is to music videos. Thousands of the world’s top DJs have embraced SoundCloud to distribute their mixes and tracks to their fans. Check out this great service and grab their iPhone and Mac Apps to enjoy thousands of hours of free music.

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Cool CSS3 animation

Posted on 07/04/2011 by James Britton

Here’s a cool trick to try in Safari or Mobile Safari on your iOS device: spinning spiraling cube using CSS3 3D animation and 3D transforms.

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Toshiba Unleashes New 64GB Flash Memory – 64GB iPhone 5 In The Works?

Posted on 06/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Toshiba recently unveiled a new line of SmartNANT flash memory that will support flash chips up to 64GB in size. The new design is more space and energy efficient, and has an improved memory controller. If adopted by Apple, this could mean a 64GB iPhone 5, or 128GB iPod Touches and iPads.

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Google Lay An Easter Egg In iOS Devices

Posted on 06/04/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Tilt iOS

It’s nearly Easter Egg time! A time when some of us celebrate the passing of Jesus by eating chocolate eggs and getting sick. And nobody loves Easter Eggs more than Google! If you type “tilt” into Safari’s search box on your iOS device, you will notice a tilty looking Google search result page. Amazing!

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Awesome iPhone 4 KickStarter Project Brings 360 Degree Camera

Posted on 06/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Kickstarter, that brilliant forum for new ideas, has found a new project gracing it’s pages. A project with the goal of mass-producing a gadget that will turn your iPhone 4’s camera into one capable of taking 360 degree images!

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30-Pin Sync Cables Getting ThunderBolt, USB 3?

Posted on 06/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

According to a new patent found by Patently Apple, future iOS adapters and charging cables might be able t utilize ThunderBolt and/or USB 3. It isn’t immediately clear if this will be backward compatible with today’s 30-pin connectors.

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White iPhone just a fairy tale?

Posted on 06/04/2011 by James Britton

After the Apple Store went down this morning, seemingly nothing changed. So what was all the fuss?

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Stephen Colbert Shows Off His iPad 2

Posted on 06/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

After shamelessly begging Apple for an iPad 2, US comedian and talkshow host Stephen Colbert has apparently gotten his hands one one, and proceeds to analyze it in fine comedic fashion, while dreamily looking forward to the iPad 3.

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