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Apple Seeds 10th OS X 10.8.3 Update (Build 12D65) to Developers

Posted on 06/02/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple today released yet another beta of their upcoming OS X 10.8.3 update, just one week after the previous beta. This marks the 10th beta that Apple has seeded to developers, which is significantly more betas than we’ve seen with any OS X update in the past.

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How to Restore a Bricked iOS Device

Posted on 06/02/2013 by Taylor Miller

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Saving a couple of hundred dollars by fixing your phone with a bricked iOS is possible if you know the effective tricks. Due to strict security features of iOs that is intentionally designed by Apple, system alterations normally will only bring more disaster to your already problematic device.

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iPad Accounts for 1 in 6 ‘PCs’ Shipped During Holiday 2012 Quarter

Posted on 06/02/2013 by Chris Hauk

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The PC market is fast making the move to tablets, and Apple is leading the way. New numbers from Canalys show that in Q4 2012, one in every three PCs shipped was a tablet, and that Apple’s iPad accounted for about half of them. So, one in every six PCs shipped was an iPad.

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Apple Seeds First iOS 6.1.1 Beta to Developers

Posted on 06/02/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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While iOS 6.1 has only been available for about a week now, Apple has already actively begun testing an update for the release, and has seeded the first iOS 6.1.1 beta to developers. The update doesn’t include a lot of changes – but 9to5Mac notes that it does contain significant improvements for Maps in Japan.

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Elon Musk: The Tesla S is the ‘Macintosh’ of Automobiles

Posted on 06/02/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Outside of technology, the one thing Apple has been linked with a lot over the years is cars. What would an iCar look like, and would they do it are two common questions. The Tesla S has been dubbed the ‘Macintosh’ of cars, and with its revolutionary potential, it’s easy to see why.

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Reseller Says Apple Will Release New Mac Pro in Spring 2013

Posted on 06/02/2013 by Chris Hauk

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French Apple reseller France Systems sent a newsletter out to its customers noting that Apple will be halting sales of the Mac Pro on March 1, due to new EU regulatory requirements. But the newsletter also contained a ray of sunshine for Mac Pro fans, it also said that a new Mac Pro will be arriving in the Spring.

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Seven Essential Jailbreak Tweaks for iOS 6

Posted on 06/02/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Now that the ‘evasi0n’ iOS 6 untethered jailbreak has arrived, many who are new to the jailbreaking scene might be wondering what jailbreak tweaks or apps they should try to get started. I’ve rounded up a few that I have used and enjoyed in the past, and have come up with 7 of my favorites – I hope you enjoy them as well as I have!

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Ashton Kutcher: Playing the Role of Steve Jobs ‘Changed My Life’

Posted on 06/02/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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At the recent Macworld / iWorld conference in San Francisco, Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad sat down to discuss their respective roles as Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in the upcoming ‘jOBS’ biofilm about the famous co-founder – and they both had some pretty interesting things to say about the experience.

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Microsoft Surface Pro Review Roundup: Loud, Limited, and Deeply Flawed

Posted on 06/02/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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With Microsoft’s Surface Pro tablet set to launch within the next few days (on February 9th), the company lifted their embargo on reviews. The first round of Surface Pro reviews already surfaced last night – and overall, they were downright brutal! A lack of apps, short battery life, and a confusing interface were common complaints.

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Apple Loses ‘iPhone’ Trademark in Brazil, May be Able to Buy it Back

Posted on 06/02/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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According to Brazilian local news publication Folha de S.Paulo (via Reuters), the INPI (Brazil’s Instituto Nacional da Propriedade Industrial) has ruled that Apple does not hold the trademark for the iPhone name in the country. Instead, exclusive rights to the trademark belong to Brazilian electronics maker IGB.

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Review: Linguatec Travel Voice Translator – A Solid, Pocket-Friendly Translation App for iOS!

Posted on 06/02/2013 by C. Marie Johnson

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Communicating in foreign countries can be hard, especially if you constantly have to flip through the pages of a translator book just to order a coffee. What if there was a reliable application available that could help you translate with the click of a button, or better yet, with the sound of your voice? Thank goodness for Linguatec Travel Voice Translator.

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