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Now Available: Angry Birds Pork Rinds!

Posted on 01/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Are you addicted to Angry Birds, but wanting more out of your life than just games? Now ThinkGeek and Rovio have teemed up to make Angry Birds snack products – introducing Angry Birds Pork Rinds – Tasty, fried, delicately seasoned green pig flesh.

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Happy 35th Birthday, Apple!

Posted on 01/04/2011 by James Britton

No foolin’, 35 years ago on April 1, 1976 Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne formed Apple Computer to sell the Apple I personal computer kit to the Homebrew Computer Club. Thanks for spawning our favorite computer, now gadget,…

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Playmobil Launches Apple Store Playset

Posted on 01/04/2011 by Cormac Moylan

PlayMobile are “introducing an insanely great toy for a brand new generation of humans”. Yes, it’s a toy version of an Apple Store, or an iStore. Pretty cool stuff.

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Beautiful Stop Motion Video of iPad

Posted on 01/04/2011 by Cormac Moylan

The inside video is a production from Post Digital Brief at The British Higher School of Art and Design (Moscow). 26 year old Ukrainian student Svetlana Shokhanova made the video as a hommage to Apple’s iPad.

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Twitter Drops the #DickBar From iPhone App. Horrah!

Posted on 31/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Rejoice! The Quick Bar that Twitter recently introduced, to much criticism, has been dropped as of today. If you want to remove the annoying quick bar trending topic messages then update, now!

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TiltPad Turn Any iPhone Into An Accelerometer-Enabled Game Pad

Posted on 31/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

As much as I love my iPhone, I still enjoy playing desktop games on my Mac, such as StarCraft II, Need For Speed, and others. Recently, a great app was made available allowing you to keep on with your iPhone love while still enjoying Mac desktop games. Introducing TiltPad.

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Apple, Suppliers Ramping Up iPad 2 Production

Posted on 31/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

With iPad 2 supplies still extremely tight around the world, and demand still strong, AppleInsider brings us some excellent news: Apple has decided to take some hits to the profit margin in the name of production, and suppliers are kicking…

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Why Android Still Poses No Real Threat To Apple

Posted on 31/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Google’s Android platform has been heralded as “the open alternative” to Apple’s iOS, argued to carry fewer restrictions and a more open app environment. We’ll discuss a few reasons why this may not be true, and also discuss the merits of Apple’s “walled garden” approach.

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iDoctor: Sponge, Scalpel, iPad?

Posted on 31/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

This might seem like an unusual list of items for a Doctor to request, yet according to CNBC, iPads are quickly becoming a critical tool for doctors. Doctors, who use iPads to describe conditions to patients (among other things), are increasingly find them to be indispensable to their practice.

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Viber Adds Texting Service To iPhone App

Posted on 31/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Viber today introduced texting to their VoIP app for iPhone. It’s another step in the right direction towards overtaking Skype as the best VoIP telephone service for mobile devices.

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British MP Uses iPad To Deliver Speech In Parliament

Posted on 31/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

The iPad is becoming ever more an icon of the times, with key political figures, doctors, creative professionals, and of course the everyman commonly using them for a variety of purposes. Now a British MP has even used one to deliver a speech in Parliament.

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Demo Of Photoshop for iPad

Posted on 31/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Photoshop for iPad was demonstrated at Photoshop World where the layers function within the app was showed off. There is a great “wow” moment when a 3D style layers animation occurs near the end of the video. Pretty cool stuff. Check out the video inside.

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Apple Release OS X Lion Preview 2

Posted on 31/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

OS X Lion - How To Download

Late last night Apple released an updated version of OS X Lion to the developer community. OS X Lion Preview 2 is a new build (build number 11A419) and can be downloaded from the Mac App Store by way of a redeem code.

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Chicago Woman Killed In iPhone Robbery

Posted on 30/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

The Chicago Tribune reports that a robber, fleeing after having stolen an iPhone from an L-train commuter, pushed a 68-year-old woman down a flight of stairs. The woman later died from injuries resulting from this attack.

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BlackBerry Messenger Coming To iOS On April 26 (Update: False)

Posted on 30/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

According to 9to5Mac, RIM could be planning to release their popular BlackBerry Messenger app for iOS devices. The app, which has enjoyed immense success of BlackBerry smartphones, is claimed to be hitting the App Store on April 26.

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