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Android Tablets Gain 10% Share at iPad’s Expense (But Not Really)

Posted on 26/01/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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A report from Strategy Analytics this week stated that overall tablet shipments more than doubled over the holiday quarter, and that the iPad lost share to Android, but Strategy Analytics’ numbers aren’t quite what they seem…

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What It’s Like on Your First Day as an Apple Employee

Posted on 26/01/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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According to Adam Lashinsky’s new book “Inside Apple”, the first day as an Apple employee is a first day like no other. This certainly seems like a pretty interesting experience, and it’s definitely a clever plan on Apple’s part.

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Nintendo Reports First Major Quarterly Loss, iPhone is to Blame

Posted on 26/01/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Gaming giant Nintendo reported their first major drop in quarterly profit this morning, mainly due to Nintendo’s increasing struggle to remain relevant as mobile devices like the iPhone continue to take gaming by storm.

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Quicken Essentials Hits the Mac App Store

Posted on 26/01/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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Quicken Essentials, a slimmed down version of the full program, has launched in Mac App Store. The last version of Quicken was still using PPC code, so this update may give us a taste of what’s to come.

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New Apple Patent Reveals Universal Remote Concept

Posted on 26/01/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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A new patent application by Apple suggests that they could considering a universal remote, possibly to go with a rumored TV set. It details a simple touchscreen controller with a clear, uncluttered display.

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Angry Birds Rio Updated with New Levels and a New Bird!

Posted on 26/01/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Rovio has updated Angry Birds Rio – a movie tie-in variant to their wildly successful Angry Birds franchise, bringing 15 new levels, a new boss fight, the Mighty Eagle, and the new expandable orange bird!

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Microsoft to Bring Xbox Live Gaming to iOS and Android

Posted on 26/01/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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A Microsoft spokesman recently drummed up some excitement, seemingly confirming that the company will soon bring the Xbox Live experience to other mobile platforms, such as iOS and Android.

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iPhone Makes Up 81% of AT&T Smartphone Sales

Posted on 26/01/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Wireless carrier AT&T announced all-time record quarterly sales of 9.4 million devices – a whopping 50% increase over their previous record. Even more interesting, however, is that nearly 81% of those were iPhones!

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One Apple Store is Worth Nearly as Much as the White House!

Posted on 25/01/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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There’s no doubt that Apple is an extremely successful and valuable company, but just how valuable are they? According to CNN, Apple’s flagship Fifth Avenue Apple Store alone is worth nearly as much as the White House!

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AAPL Closes at New All-Time High of $446.66

Posted on 25/01/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Shares of Apple stock rose an incredible $26.25 today (6.24%) on momentum from yesterday’s announcement of record high quarterly earnings. Apple shares closed at a new all-time high of $446.66.

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