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iPhone 5 & iPad 2 As A Payment Device?

Posted on 26/01/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Rumors are abound that Apple is planning on taking on Mastercard and VISA in the payments sphere. New technology to be included in the next iteration of both the iPhone and iPad may result in your iPhone/iPad replacing your credit card.

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iPhoneography, Rediscovering A Love Of Photography With The iPhone

Posted on 26/01/2011 by Frank Prendergast

When I bought my iPhone I thought I knew how I would use it, and for the most part I was right – it would help me to stay connected while on the move in a fashionably compact way. What I did not realize was how much I would use the camera.

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iPhone 5 May Feature Facial Recognition

Posted on 25/01/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

It seems that there is some chance that the upcoming iPhone 5 (and perhaps the iPad 2) will feature facial recognition technology. This idea com’s from Apple’s 2010 acquisition of a Swedish company called Polar Rose – a company known mostly for their mobile face recognition technology called FaceLib.

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Apple’s Pentalobular Putdown

Posted on 21/01/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

It seems that Apple is once again at the forefront of trying to keep us from tampering with out gadgets. Though the practice is clearly an anti-consumer one, it’s unclear exactly what motivation Apple has in this case.

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10 Billion Apps – It Will Happen Tomorrow!

Posted on 21/01/2011 by Cormac Moylan

It’s hypnotic. Isn’t it? The countdown on Apple.com has been ticking along for the past week now on Apple.com showing when the 10 billionth App download will occur from the App Store.

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Backblaze – Part Of The Do Work AppSumo Bundle

Posted on 19/01/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Online backup software, BackBlaze will automatically backup all of your photos, music, movies, pictures of cats, whatever… so when (or if) your hard drive dies… your memories and files will not. BackBlaze offer unlimited storage so you never have to worry about upgrading your package. BackBlaze is part of the AppSumo Do Work bundle. For only $15 you will get 4 great apps! Bargain.

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Arrange – AppSumo Bundle

Posted on 19/01/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Arrange is a handy little App that allows you to arrange and re-arrange the position of your windows on your desktop. Arrange is currently included in the AppSumo productivity bundle.

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Vitamin-R – Part Of The Do Work AppSumo Bundle

Posted on 19/01/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Vitamin-R is normally priced at €19.95 but it is available in AppSumo’s Productivity Bundle for only $15 along with other great productivity apps such as TaskPaper, Arrange, and Backblaze Online Backup. Checkout our review.

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TaskPaper – Available In The AppSumo Bundle

Posted on 19/01/2011 by Cormac Moylan

I have always proclaimed pen and paper as being the best tools for managing my to-do list. I carry around a notepad and make notes and cross off items as the day drags on. Can TaskPaper change my opinion?

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Get 50GB of Dropbox Storage For Free – Drop Quest 2011

Posted on 18/01/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Dropbox have setup a challenging treasure hunt that could reward you with 50GB of free online storage for life. It will take you a bit to solve the various puzzles but the rewards are worth it!

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AppSumo Bundle #1: $60 of Utility Apps For Only $14

Posted on 17/01/2011 by Cormac Moylan

The gents over at AppSumo today launched their first of 4, yes 4!, Mac bundles. For the next couple of weeks the guys will be releasing  a number of awesome bundles into the wild that will spruce up your collection…

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Pangea Arcade is Free Today (Normally $4.99)

Posted on 17/01/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Want to play some classic arcade games? Don’t want to pay? No problem. Pangea Arcade is FREE for a limited time only. Normally priced at $4.99, Pangea Arcade features 3 class arcade games in that classic retro style.

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Apple, & The Jailbreak Irony.

Posted on 12/01/2011 by Nirja Ghosh

We take a quick look at one of the iPhone’s most overlooked pluses – it’s hack-ability (aka Jailbreaking) and why it might just be enough to topple Android.

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