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Watch Apple’s New VP of Technology Demolish iPhones Over The Lack of Adobe Flash (Video)

Posted on 20/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Yesterday, we reported that Adobe’s Chief Technology Officer Kevin Lynch will be leaving the company to serve as Apple’s new VP of Technology – a decision that has raised a lot of eyebrows. Lynch even went as far as to wreak ultra-destructive havok on innocent iPhones to illustrate his point, as shown in the below video linked by Daring Fireball.

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My 27-Inch Nightmare: How Apple Refused to Fix My Dangerously Defective iMac

Posted on 20/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

The unfortunate tale you are about to read is a true story . Nobody wishes more than me that that wasn’t the case. It is the story about how one man, yours truly, purchased a defective iMac, and was betrayed, harassed, insulted, and bullied by a company he has been loyal to for many years as a result – all because of the actions of a single unpleasant Apple engineer.

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New Lock Screen Security Bug Found in iOS 6.1.3

Posted on 20/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Among the most serious bugs fixed with yesterday’s iOS 6.1.3 update was a pair of exploits allowing a hacker to bypass your iPhone’s lock screen and gain access to your Address Book and other information – but according to YouTube user videosdebarraquito, that is unfortunately not the end of the story.

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Apple Reportedly Set to Launch iPhone 5S and New iPads at Special June 29 Event

Posted on 20/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

We’ve heard plenty of rumors up to this point regarding Apple’s next-gen iPhone and ‘iPad 5.’ We’ve even heard whispers of when Apple might release their next devices – but a new report from Gizmorati marks the first rumor claiming a specific release date for Apple’s next generation mobile devices. According to the report, Apple will unveil both devices on June 29, 2013.

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Amazon Reportedly Planning to Launch New $99 Kindle Fire HD

Posted on 20/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Cheap Android tablets are nothing new at this point – but just how cheap could Android tablets become? According to a new report from TechCrunch, Amazon is planning to launch a new $99 version of their Kindle Fire HD tablet. At $99, such a device could serve as a serious slap in the face to the 7-inch tablet market.

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New WWDC Ticket Alert Service Launches

Posted on 20/03/2013 by Henry Taylor-Gill

In anticipation of WWDC 2013, developer Oisin Prendiville has set up a service to phone and text people when Apple starts putting tickets on sale

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Save 20% off $100 iTunes Gift Cards at Best Buy!

Posted on 20/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Looking to save some money on Mac and iOS apps and iTunes music? Best Buy is currently offering 20% off of $100 iTunes gift cards, making this a great time to load up your account with some extra dough!

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How Steve Jobs Refused Shaq’s Desperate Plea for a Free iPhone (Video)

Posted on 20/03/2013 by Henry Taylor-Gill

Shaq. Shaqtus. The Big Shamrock. Shaq Diesel. Shaq Fu. The Big Artistotle. The Big Maravich. Superman. Call him what you want, the 7 foot 1, over 300 pound NBA legend is one of the coolest guys around. He even tried to get his hands on the iPhone before it launched.

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Review: Casino Live – Risk-Free Virtual Gambling for iOS

Posted on 20/03/2013 by Ian Fuchs

Consider what it would be like if you could strike it rich (virtually) from your iPhone or iPad. Casino Live for iOS can provide a fun, risk-free way to try your hand (or thumbs, at least) at becoming a millionaire.

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How to Use Photo Stream With Your Digital Camera

Posted on 20/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

as nearly any serious photographer will tell you, an iPhone isn’t the right tool for all of your photography (no matter how good the iPhone 5 camera may be). Wouldn’t it be great if you could use Photo Stream with your digital camera or DSLR as well? If you’ve ever asked yourself this question, I have good news for you. You can! Here’s how it’s done!

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Adobe CTO Jumps Ship to Become Apple’s New VP of Technology

Posted on 19/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple and Adobe haven’t always gotten along well in the past, especially when it comes to Flash Player (Steve Jobs was publicly vocal about his disdain for Flash Player, especially on iOS devices) – but according to CNBC, Adobe’s Chief Technology Office will be abandoning his position at Adobe in favor of a new role on Apple’s executive team.

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Hulu Releases All-New Interface for Apple TV, ‘Redesigned From the Ground Up’

Posted on 19/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Alongside the release of iOS 6.1.3 earlier today, Apple also updated the Apple TV firmware to 5.2.1, adding a number of bug fixes – and, more interesting, an all new, completely redesigned Hulu app for the Apple TV! The new interface is designed to make content easier and quicker to access, featuring a new top navigation bar for switching between various categories.

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ARM CEO Warren East Moves On After 12 Years In Charge

Posted on 19/03/2013 by Henry Taylor-Gill

There is some big news coming out of the ARM camp today: Warren East, the CEO for 12 years, is moving on, to be replaced by President Simon Segars. East will officially step down on July 1, and it has been some 12 years under his leadership.

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Apple Releases iOS 6.1.3, Fixes Lockscreen Security Flaw

Posted on 19/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

After beta testing for several weeks, Apple has released iOS 6.1.3, which brings numerous bug and security fixes, including a patch for the lock screen security flaw which has been affecting iOS 6 since release. The update also includes a number of improvements to Maps in Japan.

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