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The Likability of Angry Birds (Infographic)

Posted on 15/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

We all love Angry Birds, but which is the most potent? Which bird is just a pain in the neck and falters and flaps instead of exploding into sheer awesomeness? Hopefully this graphic will help.

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How to: Migrate From Your Current iPad to a New iPad

Posted on 15/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

If you’ve just gotten your hands on a shiny new iPad, or are planning to get your hands on one in the near future, you may have some questions. To help, we’ve put together a guide for how to migrating your applications and settings from your current iPad over to your new device.

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Microsoft Zune Officially Pronounced Dead

Posted on 15/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

After years of trying to compete with the iPod with their Zune media player, Microsoft has now officially pulled the plug. According to Bloomberg, weak ongoing sales are the source for the product’s cancellation.

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4 To 5 Week Wait For Online Orders Of iPad 2

Posted on 15/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

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More delays for online shoppers of the iPad 2. Since the launch of the iPad 2 we have seen constant tweaks to the estimated shipping times of the iPad 2 on the Apple website. Unfortunately the revised estimates keep going in the wrong direction. iPad 2 shoppers may have to wait as long as 5 weeks before getting an iPad 2 from the online store.

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How To Float Apps Above Other Apps

Posted on 15/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Ever wanted to float an app over another app? No? Well you should! Floating apps is great. It lets you organize your desktop and multitask a bit more efficiently. You should check out the awesome AFloat.

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Conan Plays Real Life Angry Birds – Attacks Swedish Furniture

Posted on 15/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Conan O’Brien reenacted a battle scene of biblical proportions when he catapulted life size Angry Birds at evil green pigs. Swedish based furniture company IKEA felt the full brunt of the game as it is their furniture that was destroyed during this sketch

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Apple To Release New Xcode Templates For Magazine Publishers

Posted on 14/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Many iPad users have noted that magazines on the iPad may be disappointing, unintuitive, and even just plain frustrating. Apple may be doing something to remedy this, however, by releasing an Xcode template specifically for magazines.

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Apple Adds AirPlay Category To App Store

Posted on 14/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple’s fantastic new AirPlay streaming technology now officially features its very own section in the App Store, recognizing the apps that have integrated an AirPlay-based feature. AirPlay is Apple’s technology used to push content from an iOS device to an AppleTV, enabling larger-screen content.

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Phil Schiller Confirms White iPhone Coming This Spring

Posted on 14/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple has long claimed that a white iPhone 4 would be released in spring of this year. Yesterday, however, Apple gave another independant confirmation of this after Phil Schiiler apparently tweeted that the device was still on course for its second quarter launch.

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iPad 2 Already Jailbroken, Exploit Coming Soon

Posted on 14/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

A known jailbreak developer known as chpwn posted the above photo from his Twitter account, crediting Comex for the exploit. You can clearly see that the device seen running Cydia above is an iPad 2 running iOS 4.3

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Apple Stores Reportedly Opening Early Tomorrow For New iPad 2 Stock

Posted on 14/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

AppleBitch reports Apple may be opening its retail stores an hour early tomorrow for continued iPad 2 sales. Anecdotal claims from shoppers across the country suggests that Apple Retail Stores will be getting more stock today, which they will begin selling at 9AM tomorrow, Tuesday the 14th.

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Safari Performance Significantly Increased On iPad 2

Posted on 14/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

According to the folks over at TiPb, the additional RAM in the iPad 2 makes a tremendous difference in how browsing is handled in Mobile Safari. In comparing the 2 devices side-by-side, it was found that tabs refreshed much less often, and that the browsing experience was, in general, significantly improved.

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Apple Takes Financial Hit On iPad 2

Posted on 14/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

According to a report from iSuppli, it appears that while apple is charging the same price as last year for a significantly upgraded iPad, the iPad 2 is costing them significantly more to make, reducing their profit margins from last year in order to remain competitive.

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Apple Accepting Donations For Red Cross Japan Via iTunes

Posted on 14/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Are you looking for a way to help out with the recent tragedies in Japan without having to take too many extra steps? Apple’s making it easier for their customers by allowing you to make donations quickly and easily through iTunes.

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Best To Do Apps For Mac

Posted on 14/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

We recently asked our followers what Mac task management software they use. We compiled a list of the 5 most popular to-do apps for OS X. If you’re looking for an app to aid your productivity then read on to discover both paid and free task management apps.

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