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iPhone 5 Pre-orders to Begin This Friday, September 14?

Posted on 11/09/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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While a previous report from iMore claimed that pre-orders for the new iPhone would begin tomorrow (the same day as Apple’s event), MacRumors reports that pre-orders might actually begin this Friday, September 14 instead.

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Vodafone Prematurely Announces Nano SIMs On UK Blog

Posted on 11/09/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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Following a report coming out of Germany that Vodafone was stockpiling nano SIMs ahead of the iPhone 5 release, the company itself confirmed, albeit prematurely, on its UK blog that it had 500,000 in stock.

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Apple Files Complaint Against Polish Online Grocer

Posted on 11/09/2012 by Chris Hauk

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To be filed under “Things That Make a Lawyer Smile”: Fresh from their overwhelming court victory against Samsung, Apple has decided to keep their legal skills sharp by suing an online grocer in Poland.

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Review: Animation Desk for iPhone – Easily Create Flip Book Animations on iOS

Posted on 11/09/2012 by Ian Fuchs

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The days of doodling in a notebook seem the be dwindling, as iPads and computers take their place in the classroom. With less students using spiral bound, paper notebooks, the future of an amusing artform – flip book animation – is going by the wayside. Animation Desk for iPhone is a new way to keep simple sketched animation from becoming a lost art.

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Google Releases New YouTube App for iPhone

Posted on 11/09/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following Apple’s decision to remove YouTube as a default app in iOS 6, Google today launched an all-new YouTube app for iPhone and iPod touch to fill the gap.  From the YouTube blog: For all you diehard YouTube fans out…

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Siri/Dictation Tip: How to Create Symbols Using Your Voice

Posted on 11/09/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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As nice as Dictation is, what happens when you need to insert a symbol, like a dollar sign or an asterisk? Luckily, it’s easy – just speak the actual name of the symbol, for instance “Dollar sign,” “Copyright sign,” and so forth.

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Retinizer Lets You Quickly Make Any Mac App Retina-Ready!

Posted on 11/09/2012 by Chris Hauk

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So, you have a nifty new Retina Display MacBook Pro, and you’re forced to still use non-Retina-ready apps like Microsoft Word, and those fuzzy font’s are just bumming you out! Is that what’s chaffing your saddle area, cowboy? Well here comes Retinizer to the rescue.

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Shit Apple Fanatics Say, Part 2 (Video)

Posted on 11/09/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following his first round of humorous Apple fanatic moments in Shit Apple Fanatics Say, Scott Rose is back with a second round of common Apple fan utterances. I’m pretty amazed at how many of these I’ve found myself saying.

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Poll: When Did You Buy Your First Mac?

Posted on 11/09/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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We thought it would be interesting to find out more about the switching phenomenon. You can tell us in the poll below exactly when you bought your first Mac, whether it was in 2002 or 2012.

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