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Apple Working to Bring Siri Support to 9 Additional Languages

Posted on 20/11/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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While Siri can certainly be a useful tool for a variety of purposes, it doesn’t offer the best support for languages other than English. According to a new job posting on Apple’s employment site, however (via9to5Mac), Apple is planning to bring support for at least 9 additional languages to the service.

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Nielsen: Most U.S. Kids Want Apple Products for Christmas This Year

Posted on 20/11/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Parents: If you’re wondering what your kid wants for Christmas this year, the latest data from Nielsen provides a fairly clear answer: Most kids want Apple products, and in particular, iPads. Big surprise there, right? Just like pretty much every other year!

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Google Working on Open Alternative to AirPlay

Posted on 20/11/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Google says they’re working on an open alternative to AirPlay, the Apple technology that allows users to share photos, audio, and video to the Apple TV and other devices.

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Introducing Tokens for Mac: Easy Promo Code Management for Developers

Posted on 20/11/2012 by Chris Hauk

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If you develop apps in either the iOS or Mac App Stores you know how important it is to promote your apps. You need to get your app noticed. One way to do so is to give promo codes to reviewers, media contacts, or use them to give away your app through promotions.

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Sir Jony Ive On Mac Design Way Back In 1997 (Video)

Posted on 20/11/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Here’s some more cool footage of a this time fully haired Sir Jony Ive (that tells how long ago it was), talking about the design of the 20th century Mac way back in 1997.

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How to Automatically Lock Your Mac When Your iPhone is Out of Range

Posted on 20/11/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Locking and unlocking your Mac to dissuade prying eyes can be a hassle – an extra step you may have to perform multiple times per day! What if there was a way to automatically lock your Mac whenever you are away, and unlock it when you’re nearby? Good news: there is!

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Apple Launches New eBay Store for Refurbished iPods, iPads, and Macs

Posted on 20/11/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apparently Apple ia now getting into the swing of eBay! The company has apparently opened a new eBay store for refurbished Apple products, with pricing identical to what’s available in the refurbished section of the Apple Online Store.

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App Store Hits New Milestone – Over 1 Million Approved Apps!

Posted on 19/11/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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According to an unofficial report from AppsFire – an app promotion and discovery firm – the App Store has now seen (or soon will) 1 million approved apps pass through it after a little over four years in operation.

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The Ultimate Mac Portable Mod (Video)

Posted on 19/11/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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In terms of preserving the original product, this is the perfect mod. Patrick Blampied of Ultimate Hipster Tech has gutted a retro Macintosh Portable, inserted the hardware of an NB100 netbook into it, and somehow got OS X running.

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