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Preview; OS X 10.7 Lion

Posted on 06/03/2011 by kevin

Unsurprisingly the news around the Apple world has been centered firmly on the announcement of the second generation iPad. With the release of iOS 4.3 coinciding with it’s release, iOS is taking as many headlines as the hardware – bringing more functionality to the device than before, all while the device gets a huge bump in specs.

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Giveaway: Plantronics Voyager Pro (Update: Winner!)

Posted on 06/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

You may have read our recent review of Plantronics’ incredible Voyager Pro headset. We were so impressed with it that we want to share the experience with you in the most direct way possible: By giving one away to a lucky reader!

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Review: Plantronics Voyager Pro

Posted on 06/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Plantronics has long been a leader in the area of business class bluetooth headsets, providing a wide range of headsets that it certain circles are considered to be the best in the world. We take a look at one of their latest creations – the Voyager Pro.

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Did Apple Screw Your iPhone? Unscrew It For Free!

Posted on 05/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Milliamp is currently offering a free screwdriver to consumers that enables them to remove Apple’s special security screws from the iPhone 4. It’s unclear how long this will be available, so act now!

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AT&T Follows Apple’s Lead, Reduces Original iPad Price

Posted on 05/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Many of you are already aware that Apple has dramatically lowered the price on the previous generation of iPad, making a new 16GB WIFI model just $399, and a refurbished 16GB WIFI just $349. Now AT&T has officially extended the same offer of $100 of for 3G models.

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Download a $0.99 App, Donate $0.99 To Efforts In New Zealand

Posted on 05/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

There seems to be a growing outreach of support from various venues towards relief efforts in New Zealand. Even blogs and other media venues are reaching out with support. For instance, the upcoming technology site TheMacFeed.com has agreed to donate all proceeds from their paid app store app to the relief effort.

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HD Mirroring: Apple’s Best iPad 2 Eye-Opener

Posted on 04/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple’s iPad 2 keynote introduced a really cool new feature to iDevices: HD Mirroring. The feature requires a newly released adapter and is compatible with the iPad, iPhone 4, and the latest iPod Touch, and enables you to view anything on your iDevice’s screen directly on your television. We discuss why this is important.

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Conan O’Brien parodies Apple’s iPad 2 video promo

Posted on 04/03/2011 by Frank Prendergast

Conan O'Brien Apple Spoof

Seems like everyone is having a go at the iPad 2 and it’s launch, first I spot Charlie Brooker having a rant, and now I see Conan O’Brien having a go – funny stuff though! Check it out…

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How To Use FaceTime Over 3G Without Jailbreaking!

Posted on 04/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

A common frustration among users of FaceTime capable iDevices is the inability to use FaceTime over 3G, which some feel greatly diminishes the usability of the service in the real world. CultofMac provides a simple and Jailbreak free method to make it possible!

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Apple Fighting For Repeat Downloads Of Purchased Songs

Posted on 04/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

According to Bloomberg, Apple has approached a number of major music labels, asking for the ability to allow users repeat downloads of purchased music. This would essentially function as a backup of your iTunes-purchased music.

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The Secret To iPad 2’s Battery Life

Posted on 04/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

We’re all very impressed with the iPad 2, especially its ability to maintain the same incredible battery life while featuring a much more powerful processor and graphics chipset. How is this possible, you might ask? The answer, it seems, is that the iPad is almost all battery.

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AT&T Confirms iPhone 4 Personal Hotspot Coming On March 11th.

Posted on 04/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

AT&T has released that they will be supporting the iPhone 4’s Personal Hotspot feature with the release of iOS 4.3, coming out on March 11th. This feature requires the DataPro Hotspot/Tethering plan which carries a $45 monthly fee for a total of 4GB of data.

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Apple Focusing More On Security

Posted on 04/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

It seems as though Apple is putting a tremendous amount of extra attention towards security these days. For instance, Apple is (according to CNET) inviting known security experts from all over, such as Charlie Miller and Dino Dai Zovi, to evaluate the current developer preview of OS X Lion.

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JointVenture: Apple’s Answer For Business Support

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

Apple has recently launched a new service called JointVenture to help service business customers (and other users who strongly depend on their Macs) in a much more efficient way. We’ve rounded up some of the relevant facts.

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