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iFixit Takes the new 11-inch MacBook Air Apart – Finds Larger Battery, Smaller SSD

Posted on 14/06/2013 by Chris Hauk

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Some see a new Apple product and merely gaze at it and drink in its beauty. Others look at the same object and think, “How the hell do I pop this puppy open?” iFixit has performed one of its patented teardowns on the new 11-inch MacBook Pro, and found a smaller SSD, with a slightly larger battery that provides longer life.

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European Union Roaming Fees to End in July 2014

Posted on 14/06/2013 by Chris Hauk

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There’s good news for our readers living in any of the 27 European Union countries, As of July 2014, you’ll pay the same rate for calls and data traveling within Europe as you do at home.

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iWork for iCloud Beta Now Available for Registered Apple Developers

Posted on 13/06/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple has made the iWork for iCloud versions of Pages, Keynote and Numbers available to registered developers as a beta release. The new, browser-based version of Apple’s popular office suite was announced on Monday at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference.

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Apple’s iOS 7 Design Still a ‘Work in Progress” – Jony Ive is Just Getting Started!

Posted on 13/06/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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While Apple’s new icon and design elements in iOS 7 are certainly radically different from prior versions of iOS, not everyone is a fan of the changes. Some folks are even questioning the design skills of those involved. Apparently there’s a good reason for that: the icons weren’t designed by Jony Ive or Apple’s design team at all!

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Best Buy to Open Windows Stores in 500 U.S. Locations

Posted on 13/06/2013 by Chris Hauk

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It’s about to get REALLY crowded in Best Buy stores, as Microsoft has made a deal with the big box retailer to open Windows stores in 500 Best Buy locations in the United States. Windows stores will also be opened in 100 more Best Buy and Future Shop locations in Canada.

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New Angry Birds Game on the Way From Rovio

Posted on 13/06/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Fair warning, Angry Birds creator Rovio has a new game on the way. The game developer, who is teasing the upcoming game on a new website that features a bird slingshotting down a path, says the game is unlike its standard Angry Birds titles.

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Rumor: Budget iPhone Colors Will Be Taken From iPhone 4 Bumpers

Posted on 13/06/2013 by Chris Hauk

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You may have read our earlier report about the colorful budget iPhone that Apple is rumored to be readying for release and thought to yourself, “Self, where will Apple get the inspiration for the colors of their new budget handsets?”

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iOS 7 Beta: Redeem iTunes Gift Cards Via Your iPhone’s Camera

Posted on 13/06/2013 by Chris Hauk

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If you thought finding out the clock icon in iOS 7 actually shows the current time was mind-boggling, then this will really scorch your shorts. The iOS 7 Beta allows you to redeem iTunes Gift Cards with your iPhone’s camera!

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