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Microsoft to Release Would-Be iPad Killer Later This Month?

Posted on 16/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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There has been no shortage of companies that try to knock the iPad off its pedestal. The latest company to take up the mantle of would-be iPad killer is none other than Apple’s oldest opponent: Microsoft.


Carat: An App That Increases Your Battery Life!

Posted on 15/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Can an app actually extend the battery life of your iPhone? A new app called Carat aims to do just that – and while I’d ordinarily be skeptical of such claims, Carat seems to put its money where its mouth is in a very interesting way.


With iOS 6, Apple devices will receive national emergency alerts

Posted on 15/06/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Apple devices running iOS 6 will be able to receive United States government alerts during an emergency or disaster. The feature is expected to be available on all devices that can run iOS 6, including the iPhone 3GS, and the iPhone 4.


Cincinnati Bengals Make Switch To iPad Based Playbooks

Posted on 15/06/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill


After half a dozen NFL teams made the switch to digital playbooks this season, the Cincinnati Bengals have followed suit, ordering 110 iPads to be used at pitch side for both coaches and players.


AllThingsD: Apple to Debut Standalone Podcast App in iOS 6

Posted on 15/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following an observation that Apple had removed podcasts from the iTunes app in iOS 6, it now appears that there’s a good reason for that: Apple is planning to release a new entirely separate podcast app when iOS 6 debuts this fall.


iOS 6 Maps With 3D Flyover Ported to iPhone 4

Posted on 15/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple’s new iOS 6 Maps app is certainly impressive, but many were disappointed to hear that the new 3D and turn-by-turn directions wouldn’t be available on the iPhone 4. One Russian iOS developer has taken it upon himself to change all that.


iPad Widens Its Lead as Tablet Sales Surge

Posted on 15/06/2012 by Chris Hauk

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According to a report on Thursday from market researcher International Data Corp, the global market for tablet computers is growing at a faster rate than expected, and to no one’s surprise, Apple’s dazzling iPad is leading the pack.


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