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Review: Phocus Camera Mount for iPhone 4/4S

Posted on 15/08/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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The iPhone makes an excellent all-around point and shoot camera, and is capable of capturing some fairly impressive photos and video – but how much better could it be if you were able to add your own lenses? The Phocus camera mount seeks to answer that question.

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Apple Overtakes Samsung as Largest U.S. Smartphone Maker

Posted on 14/08/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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According to a new report from market research firm NPD, Apple has once again overtaken Samsung to become the largest U.S. smartphone maker, with 31% of the market. Samsung, on the other hand, holds 24 percent of the market.

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Samsung Designer: We Didn’t Rip Off Apple’s Icons!

Posted on 14/08/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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After Apple released a document last week fairly clearly showing that Samsung borrowed heavily from Apple’s icon designs, today a Samsung designer stepped forward to state that, in fact, she didn’t copy Apple when creating those icons.

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New SimCity Game Coming to Mac in February 2013

Posted on 14/08/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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I remember spending hours playing SimCity when I was younger. It was an extremely unique game for its time! EA is planning to release an all new version of the game in February – and it will be coming to the Mac as well as the PC!

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How A MagSafe 2 Cable Can Break Your Retina Macbook Pro Screen

Posted on 14/08/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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Apple took the bold step of replacing the MagSafe adapter with the Magsafe 2 on all new Macbooks released at WWDC, and it has, so far, seemingly backfired. New York Times writer David Pogue strongly criticized the change, but the issue has now gone a step further, with a user’s Retina Macbook Pro screen breaking as a result of the design problem

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Samsung Study: iPhone Preference is Largest in Big Cities

Posted on 14/08/2012 by Chris Hauk

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While it’s no surprise that the iPhone brand is well known throughout the United States, it has a particularly strong showing in a handful of key cities. Those cities are enough to give Apple an advantage in every region.

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OWC Releases First 3rd-Party SSD for the Retina MacBook Pro

Posted on 14/08/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Despite Apple’s apparent efforts to prevent people from upgrading hardware in the Retina MacBook Pro, Other World Computing today announced the first third-party SSD upgrade for the machine, bringing choice to users.

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Apple Retail Stores Facing Lay-Offs and Limited Part-Time Hours?

Posted on 14/08/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Reports have been coming out that Apple has been laying off recently hired employees at its retail stores. Most of the reports are about the United Kingdom, but there are reports of similar actions taking place around the world.

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