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Hands-On With the i’mWatch Connected Wristwatch at CES 2012

Posted on 24/01/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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A new connected wristwatch called i’mWatch was released at CES this year, which can communicate with smartphones and provide information on your wrist. We were able to meet with company representatives for a hands-on demo.

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EFI Update Brings Lion Internet Recovery to Mid-2010 MacBook Pro

Posted on 24/01/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple has released a new EFI firmware update for users of the mid-2010 13-inch MacBook Pro, which enables Lion Internet Recovery on those machines and allows then to reinstall Lion from scratch without a recovery disk or USB drive.

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Apple Translucent 1985 Hard Drive Prototype for Sale on eBay

Posted on 24/01/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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You won’t see this every day. A possible 1985 Apple hard drive prototype is for sale on eBay. It has a translucent case with an Apple logo, and even though it is not in working condition, it looks like a pretty awesome collector’s item.

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Dutch Court Rules Against Apple in Samsung Galaxy Tab Case

Posted on 24/01/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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A Dutch court has ruled that Samsung’s Galaxy Tab does not infringe on Apple’s intellectual property, and has accordingly denied Apple’s request for an injunction against sales of the device in the Netherlands.

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SiriToggles: Use Siri to Launch Apps and Toggle iOS Settings

Posted on 24/01/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Now that the iPhone 4S has been jailbroken, there are plenty of cool hacks to make Siri do cool, useful and interesting things. Once such hack is called SiriToggles, which lets you use Siri to open apps and toggle device settings.

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Evi Hits the App Store, Gives Siri a Run for Her Money

Posted on 24/01/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple’s Siri technology is a hit among iPhone 4S owners, but users of previous devices have so far been left out – until now, that is. A new app called Evi has just hit the App Store, and plans to give Siri a run for her money.

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How to Install Siri on a Jailbroken iPad 2

Posted on 24/01/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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If you’ve already jailbroken your iPad 2 using the new Absinthe jailbreak, it’s time to put it to the test by installing Siri on your iPad 2! The process isn’t for the faint of heart, but will teach you plenty of skills that will come in handy down the road.

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This Multi-Touch iDesk Concept is the Home Office of the Future

Posted on 24/01/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Microsoft Surface windows-based multi-touch tables have been around for a while, but what would happen if Apple took to designing something similar? You’d probably end up with something very similar to this iDesk concept.

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