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Android Malware Up 580% In One Year (Infographic)

Posted on 29/10/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Figures released last week show that Android malware has grown by 580 percent between September 2011 and September 2012. To add insult to injury, more than 175 million downloads of “high risk” apps were from Google Play’s Top 500.


Review: Egyptian Pyramids 3D – Giving Your Desktop A Taste Of Egypt

Posted on 29/10/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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Seeing the world’s attractions and monuments is an expensive ordeal, and it’s much cheaper just staying in front of your Mac wishing you could be there. Egpyt is one of those places that would be nice to go but not viable for security reasons. Luckily, Egyptian Pyramids 3D offers a small glimpse at what the landscape and sights are like right from your desktop.


Google Announces Nexus 4 Phone, Nexus 10 Tablet, Android OS 4.2

Posted on 29/10/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Google announced new Android devices and an update to their Android operating system on Monday. Google introduced a new Nexus smartphone, a 10-inch tablet named the Nexus 10, and also announced a new version of its Nexus 7 tablet that includes cellular connectivity.


The Banned iPad mini Promo That Apple Refused to Air (Humor)

Posted on 29/10/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler


John Elerick and company are back at it! You’ve probably seen their “banned” iPhone 5 promo – now they’ve taken on the new iPad mini. The ad pokes fun at Apple’s marketing for the new tab. After all, the iPad mini is the future…at least until May!


Philips to Launch App Controlled LED Light Bulbs at Apple Stores on Tuesday

Posted on 29/10/2012 by Chris Hauk


Philips announced today that it will be launching Philips hue, “the world’s smartest LED bulb” exclusively at Apple stores starting on Tuesday. Philips says the hue bulbs provide all “shades of white, from warm white light to cold with light,” as well as a selection of colors and pre-programmed settings.


Apple’s New Palo Alto Retail Store Opened on Saturday

Posted on 29/10/2012 by Chris Hauk


Saturday saw the opening of Apple’s brand new retail store in Palo Alto, CA. The new location is located at 340 University Drive, and replaces the old store which was located just down the street. The original Palo Alto location, which opened in October 2001, was one of the first in Apple’s retail chain.


BOO! – 7 Fun Halloween Apps for Your iPhone and iPad

Posted on 29/10/2012 by Chris Hauk

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It’s that time again! Witches, ghouls, zombies, and monsters roam the land! On All Hallows Eve, these beings rise up across the land in search of one thing… CANDY! …And maybe a couple of fun apps for their iOS devices.


Amazing Apple Anecdote: The Macintosh Demo

Posted on 29/10/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill


This we we learn the back story to the famous Macintosh demo in 1984 and the catchphrase ‘It sure is great to get out of that bag.’


Get Ready For A Fast-Charging Solar iPad Cover!

Posted on 28/10/2012 by Chris Hauk


Alta Devices, A solar startup company in Silicon Valley, has plans to make a fast-charging solar powered cover for your iPad by the end of next year. The company says the cover could end the need to plug your iPad into an outlet or a computer to charge.


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