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Analysts Predict $22 to $24 Billion Q2 Earnings For Apple

Posted on 18/04/2011 by Cormac Moylan

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On April 20th Apple will announce their Quater 2 earnings. Apple will reveal their iPad 2 sales figures and possible sales figures for the Verizon iPhone. Analysts are predicting anywhere between $22 to $24 billion Q2 earnings for Apple.

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Jesse Jackson Jr. Attacks iPad & Steve Jobs For Destroying America, In General.

Posted on 18/04/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Illinois Representative, Jesse Jackson Jr, let it all out in a technophobic rant about how the “iPad probably responsible for eliminating thousands of american jobs”, and how it is responsible for bookstores such as Borders and Barnes & Noble closing their doors due to lack of sales.

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Review: ColcaSac iPad 2 Case

Posted on 18/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Anyone looking to protect their new iPad 2, while at the same time staying close to the earth, should look no further than ColcaSac. Their beautiful and natural sleeves are the perfect carrying case!

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Dropbox iPad App Updated To 1.4

Posted on 18/04/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Dropbox today released a massive update of their iPad app. Version 1.4 has introduced many new features, including the ability to choose what app to use to open files within your Dropbox, upload files from your photo booth library, and a revamped navigation.

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Your Favorite Author Can Now Easily Sign Your Ebook

Posted on 18/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Have you ever found yourself in this situation: You’re at a book signing for your favorite author, but you only have an eBook? Autography, which allows an author to sign your eBook electronically, and even include a photo, dashes to the rescue.

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New Apple Device To Bridge The Gap Between iOS and OS X?

Posted on 18/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

iTunes has been showing a completely new and unique placeholder name under “requirements” for some App Store apps. A few apps have been shown as being compatible with “ix.Mac.MarketingName.” Could this be the Apple device to bridge the gap?

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25 Million Users On Dropbox! 200 Million Files Per Day

Posted on 18/04/2011 by Cormac Moylan

MacTrast favorite, Dropbox is expected to today announce a pretty impressive milestone. Dropbox, founded in 2007, is expected to hit 25 million users. Users of the popular file sharing and syncing service save 200 million files per day. That’s 1 million files every 5 minutes.

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The Flow – A Real Paintbrush For The iPad

Posted on 18/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

iPad artists, listen up! There’s an awesome new project brewing over at Kickstarter – the project, called the Flow, is a fully bristled and textured paintbrush for the iPad, making brushstrokes and special color effects easier than ever.

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Some Macbook Airs Have Faster SSDs Than Others

Posted on 18/04/2011 by Cormac Moylan

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Apple has sourced SSDs for their Macbook Air range from two different manufacturers. And one performs significantly faster than the other.

When iFixit tore down the Macbook Airs, they confirmed the use of Toshiba’s Blade X-gale SSDs. However, a thread over at Mac Rumors lead to the outing of a second SSD in later releases of the Macbook Air.

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Oracle Return Open Office To The Community

Posted on 18/04/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Much like a baby seal returns to the sea after some R&R at a pet sanctuary, Oracle has returned Open Office to the open source community. If you want to continue to use an open source alternative to MS Office, then you can support Libre Office.

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iPad is Taking Away American Jobs

Posted on 18/04/2011 by Jakob Hultman

We all see the trend – paper books are out, digital books are in. Publishers, librarians and booksellers are all losing their jobs, and it is entirely the iPad’s fault. Illinois Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. is blaming iPad for growing level of unemployment in USA.

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