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Tablet Prices Expected to Drop Considerably in 2012

Posted on 16/12/2011 by Henry Taylor-Gill


Tablet prices are expected to drop by 15.7% next year, AllThingsD reports. In actual price terms, that means that the average price of an iPad will decrease from $529 to $446.


Apple Experiences Widespread iCloud and Apple ID Outage

Posted on 16/12/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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A serious Apple ID outage this morning saw many users unable to log into their accounts, receiving a message stating: “The Apple ID you entered couldn’t be found or your password was incorrect. Please try again.”


Dilbert Comic Pokes Fun at Siri

Posted on 16/12/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Writer and comic artist Scott Adams, creator of the popular Dilbert comic, has released a new Dilbert strip poking fun at Siri and the awkward moments it could lead to.


OS X 10.7.3 Seeded to Early Testers, Final Release Imminent

Posted on 16/12/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple has seeded a new build (11D33) of OS X 10.7.3 to early testers before providing it to developers. Testers are being asked to focus on Address Book, iCal, Mail, Spotlight, and Safari, and no known issues are listed with the build.


Isaacson May Expand Steve Jobs Biography

Posted on 16/12/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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According to recent comments from Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson, he may not be completely finished with the book, and is considering a number of possible ways to expand the biography.


Made in Texas: Apple’s A5 Chip

Posted on 16/12/2011 by Chris Hauk

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Apple is famous for using low-cost Asian manufacturers for both sourcing and assembling it’s popular devices, but the consumer device monolith recently started receiving one critical component from a little closer to home… Texas.


Latest iOS 5.0.1 Release Makes iPhone 4 Siri Port Legally Possible

Posted on 16/12/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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According to known iOS hacker and jailbreak figurehead MuscleNerd, Apple’s latest iOS 5.0.1 update makes it legally possible to bring Siri to older devices. At last, a glimmer of hope for Siri-craving users of older Apple devices!


IDC: Kindle Fire to Drop iPad below 60% Q4 Market Share

Posted on 16/12/2011 by Chris Hauk

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Amazon’s Kindle Fire is set to to take market share away from Apple this quarter, dropping the iPad’s share of the market down to 59 percent, according to a new analysis by market research firm IDC.


Apple to Launch 7.85-Inch iPad Mini in Late 2012?

Posted on 16/12/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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An interesting new report from DigiTimes claims that Apple is likely to launch a 7.85-inch iPad just before the final quarter of 2012 in order to compete with the Amazon Kindle Fire.


How Famous Tech Companies Got Their Names

Posted on 16/12/2011 by Chris Hauk


Ever wonder how famous tech companies got their name? What exactly does a huge river in South America have to do with selling merchandise via the web? (Amazon)


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