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Wallpaper Weekends: Vacation at the Beach

Posted on 07/07/2012 by Jim Gresham


Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, and/or iPod Touch. Coming off a great week at the beach for the American Independence Day celebration, it is time to reminisce as we return to work.


Amazing Apple Anecdote: With Code, Less Is More

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


We’re back with another Amazing Apple Anecdote for you to savor. This week, we learn how writing lots of code doesn’t necessarily mean that the software will work any better, as programmer Bill Atkinson proved.


Report: Thunderbolt Cable Prices Should Drop in 2013

Posted on 07/07/2012 by Chris Hauk

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One of the main criticisms of the Thunderbolt connectivity standard since it’s introduction by Apple has been its cost. The prices of compatible peripherals is still high, and even the cables are expensive, with Apple’s 2-meter cable costing $49. Some upcoming advances could help the cost come down later this year, or early next year.


Apple Playing Waiting Game With Mobile Payments

Posted on 07/07/2012 by Chris Hauk

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A growing number of handset makers are incorporating mobile payment systems into their smartphones, yet Apple has seemed reluctant to dive in. A new report tells why company executives have chose to “go-slow”.


Samsung Gets Nexus Injunction Stay, Denied Stay of Galaxy Tab Injunction

Posted on 07/07/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Samsung batted .500 in court on Friday as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit denied their request for the immediate stay of an Apple-won injunction against the Galaxy Tab 10.1, while winning a temporary stay on the Galaxy Nexus smartphone injunctions until at least next week.


The iPhone is an Alarm Clock Killer

Posted on 06/07/2012 by Chris Hauk


U.K. carrier O2 surveyed its users to discover which devices iPhones and other smartphones commonly replace in the lives of respondents. The device it replaced most often? The humble alarm clock.


Apple Files Patent for Dual-Mode Wireless / Wired Headset

Posted on 06/07/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has filed a patent application for an iPhone headset accessory that could operate as a wireless Bluetooth headset, and could also connect to the handset to charge, or be used as a wired headset.


Apple Ranks as Second Most Popular Brand in Asia

Posted on 06/07/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple’s explosive global growth is pretty remarkable, and it has now earned them among the most popular brands throughout the entire Asia region, topping huge brands like Nestle, Sony, and Panasonic!


Skatebacks: Give Your iPhone A Backplate Made Out Of Skateboard Waste!

Posted on 06/07/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill


Fan of skateboarding? iPhone owner? If you’re both this is the perfect thing. Portland iPhone case manufacturer Grove has decided to make use of the vast quantity of waste produced by a skateboard manufacturer to create Skatebacks, unique iPhone backplates that are guaranteed to set you out from the crowd.


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