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Apple TV in the Classroom

Posted on 09/07/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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A teacher who has used the Apple TV in his classroom says it is a fabulous teaching tool. He’s been using it in conjunction with the iPad. but he’s having problems finding suitable apps for presenting his lessons. Hear that app developers?

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TED Books Released On App Store

Posted on 09/07/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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TED, best known for its conferences featuring some of the greatest minds and most interesting people around, has now released a TED Books app, giving users a selection of stimulating and provocative books of 20,000 words and under to be read in a single sitting.

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Apple New Maps Could Be Headed to the Mac

Posted on 09/07/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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One of Apple’s big announcements at this years WWDC keynote was an all-new mapping system for iOS 6. Interestingly, according to new references found in iOS 6, Apple’s new maps may be headed for the Mac as well!

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True Portable Computing: iPhone-Controlled Laptop on Wheels

Posted on 09/07/2012 by Chris Hauk

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We’ve seen the iPhone remotely control toy helicopters, model race cars, even work remotely with your computer, but now we have a hack by Avadhut Deshmukh that combines all that. It’s an iPhone controlled laptop on wheels!

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Faltering RIMs Customers Look at Contingency Plans

Posted on 09/07/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Research in Motion (RIM) customers, which include GoDaddy Group Inc. and asset management firm Thames River Capital UK, are preparing for the worst: losing the BlackBerry service their employees depend on for their communication.

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Apple Ends Participation in Environment-Minded Products Program

Posted on 09/07/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has announced their decision to stop participating in a major program devoted to the production of environmentally friendly products. Reports say Apple feels that its design direction is no longer in line with the program’s requirements.

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iPhones Replace Room Phones at Vancouver Hotel

Posted on 09/07/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Hotels want to offer guests cutting edge technology, but they want it to be something they’ll understand and use. A boutique hotel in Vancouver has come up with what they think is a valid plan. They’re replacing the “normal” hotel room phone with an iPhone.

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Review: London 2012 – The Olympic Games for iOS

Posted on 09/07/2012 by Ian Fuchs

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The 2012 Summer Olympic Games are just around the corner, and while it may seem like a pipe-dream for most of us, London 2012 for iOS allows us to take a shot at the competition, from the comfort of our mobile device!

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Rumor: Apple to Revise iPad With Single Backlight

Posted on 08/07/2012 by Chris Hauk

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An unverified report from the ever popular rumor monger DigiTimes claims that Apple is looking at returning to a one-LED backlight module instead of the two-LED design in the current iPad.

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