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Apple To Revamp Online Store?

Posted on 07/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple online store has been one of the companies icons, remaining largely unchanged for a number of years. A recent job posting, however, suggests that the company might be getting ready to completely redesign the store from the ground up.

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Lines Already Forming For iPad 2

Posted on 07/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Although the iPad 2 doesn’t officially go on sale until March 11th, Justin Wagoner, devoted Apple fan, has officially set up camp outside a Apple Store in Dallas, Texas. He might get cold, hungry, and bored, and run out of battery life on all his iDevices, but at least he’ll be the first in line.

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Socialcam: a new iPhone app to share videos with friends

Posted on 07/03/2011 by Frank Prendergast

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Justin.tv have launched a new app called Socialcam – the easiest way to explain it is: Instagram for video – it’s tagline is “the easiest way to share video with friends”. The interface is very easy to use, and I think this app really hits a genuine gap. I think this app will take off in a big way over the coming weeks and months.

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How the Glif iPhone stand / tripod mount was created

Posted on 07/03/2011 by Frank Prendergast

The creators had no background in engineering or industrial design, no prior knowledge about bringing a product like this to market, but using on demand 3D printing to iterate their design and using Kickstarter to fund the initial production run they went from idea to market in 5 months

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Creative Light Painting with iPads and other Apple products

Posted on 07/03/2011 by Frank Prendergast

Some creative folk at Dentsu London got together on a project and came up with this beautiful concept of light painting with the iPad, using animated 3D sequences to recreate the illusion of 3 dimensional light painting with long exposures.

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Rumour mill gets going on iPhone 5

Posted on 07/03/2011 by kevin

Fresh rumors from Japanese site Macotakara.jp (citing Chinese sources) claim the iPhone 5 will have an aluminum back case akin to the iPad. The antenna will be redesigned too, so that signals (3G, wifi, etc.) will be sent & received through the plastic Apple logo on the rear of the case.

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Will the iPad 2’s Smart Case Affect Case Makers?

Posted on 07/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

We wondered what the reaction of iPad case sellers to the arrival of this Smart Case? Will it kill off the iPad 2 case market? We talked to Keith Schilling from Protect The Pad and prodded him for his reaction to Apple entering the iPad case market and how it might change things up.

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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

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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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