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Amazing Apple Anecdote: Hiding The Porsches

Posted on 13/01/2013 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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This week we learn about Steve Jobs’s tactic to get an investment: hiding the Porsches parked in front of the office to make it seem like they had less money.

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CES 2013: Preview of The OtterBox Pursuit 20 Case

Posted on 12/01/2013 by Chris Hauk

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While at CES 2013, we were pleased to talk to OtterBox about their latest and greatest cases, and we were able to score a sample of the OtterBox Pursuit 20 waterproof case.

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CES 2013: SMK-Link Accessories for the Mac and iPad

Posted on 12/01/2013 by Chris Hauk

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While we were at CES 2013, we were lucky enough to talk to the fine folks at SMK-Link, and get a look at some of their accessories for the Mac and iPad. Hopefully we’ll be getting a closer look at their products in the near future.

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10 Things I Learned at My First CES

Posted on 12/01/2013 by Chris Hauk

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I just got back to home, sweet home after my first CES show. After scurrying around like a spider monkey with ADHD after 5 cups of coffee, I finally settled down and learned a lot. What did I learn? Allow me to share my wisdom, won’t you?

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Japan’s NTT DoCoMo Wants the iPhone

Posted on 12/01/2013 by Chris Hauk

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NTT DoCoMo, the #1 wireless carrier in Japan, said on Friday that it would be willing to carry the iPhone if a mutually beneficial agreement can be reached between the two companies.

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How to Create and Use Multiple iTunes Libraries on a Single Mac Login

Posted on 12/01/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Sharing a Mac with others can be a headache, especially when it comes to things like separating each user’s content. Using multiple logins is one way to handle that – but it’s not always the ideal solution. Fortunately, there’s another way: You can create and switch between different iTunes libraries on a single Mac login! Here’s how it’s done!

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Review: Plantronics Voyager Legend

Posted on 12/01/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Finding the right Bluetooth headset can be a challenge. Fortunately, Plantronics has made that decision a little bit easier by releasing one of the most comfortable, effective, and high-performing headsets I have used so far: The Voyager Legend.

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Apple Seeds New OS X 10.8.3 Beta (Build 12D50) to Developers

Posted on 12/01/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Around three weeks after releasing OS X 10.8.3 build 12D44 to developers, Apple has just released another beta seed, once again listing no known issues. The update is thought to be near completion, and is expected to be released in the very near future.

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Apple Blocks Java from Running on Macs Due to Major Security Concerns

Posted on 12/01/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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If you frequently use Java-based apps or websites on your Mac or PC, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has a bit of concerning news. A major security flaw within Java 7 has caused the department to warn users to disable or uninstall Java on their computers until a workaround is released.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: China Will be Our Biggest Market

Posted on 12/01/2013 by Chris Hauk

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Apple CEO Tim Cook says China will become the company’s largest market, overtaking the U.S., as the Cupertino company adds more stores and considers debuting products in the country.

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CES 2013: Corning Glass Announces Gorilla Glass 3

Posted on 12/01/2013 by Chris Hauk

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Even though Apple has never been officially listed as one of their customers, we all know that the existence of Corning’s Gorilla Glass came about because of Apple’s original iPhone. Now at this year’s CES, Corning has introduced Gorilla Glass 3.

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Mac Shipments, PC Market Decline in Q4 2012

Posted on 11/01/2013 by Chris Hauk

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Market research firm IDC released preliminary PC shipment estimates on Thursday which showed an overall contraction of 4.5% year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2012. Apple was also in the losers column, with a 0.2% negative growth rate.

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