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NTSB Proposes Nation-Wide Ban on Cell Phone Use While Driving

Posted on 14/12/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Using your iPhone while driving, regardless of whether or not you are using a headset, may soon become illegal across the United States, thanks to a new safety proposition by the National Transportation Safety Board.

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Review: Minesweeper Q Premium for iPhone

Posted on 14/12/2011 by Jim Gresham

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In the days of Windows 95, I used to spend the afternoons as a youngster flagging bombs and carefully completing levels. Minesweeper Q Premium has reignited a bomb detecting desire deep in my childish heart.

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Impressive Holiday Choir Made From 64 iPhones (Video)

Posted on 14/12/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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In what must be one of the most impressive Apple-related Christmas displays I’ve ever seen, Ignited has assembled 64 iPhones to form the Ignited Digital Choir, and has them sing a rousing chorus of Deck the Halls.

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The Verge: A Visual History of iOS

Posted on 14/12/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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The Verge’s Dieter Bohn has put together an impressive visual timeline of how Apple’s mobile platform progressed from the small unknown “iPhone Software 1.0″ to today’s iOS 5, offering plenty of insight along the way.

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Siri Shows Off Her Impressive Rap Skills (Video)

Posted on 14/12/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Siri, can you rap? As it turns out, yes, she can – and quite well. At the Music Hack Day 2011 competition in London, Hacker Robert Boehnke used SiriProxy to create a delightful rendition of Hypnotize by Notorious B.I.G.

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Trine 2 Launches on the Mac App Store

Posted on 14/12/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Frozenbite has officially released Trine 2 – the highly-anticipated sequel to the original action fantasy game, featuring online co-op multiplayer, gorgeous new graphics, and more.

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TeleNav Announces Free HTML5 Turn-By-Turn Navigation Service

Posted on 14/12/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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TeleNav, a large provider of turn-by-turn GPS solutions for mobile platforms, has announced that they will soon launch a new free voice-guided turn-by-turn GPS navigation service for use in mobile apps and websites.

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UltraLingua Language Software Hits the Mac App Store

Posted on 14/12/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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UltraLingua has released their all-in-one French-to-English language suite on the Mac App Store (the first of many languages to come), providing an excellent language reference, and a simple way to learn a new language.

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Steve Jobs Overlooked for TIME Magazine Person of the Year

Posted on 14/12/2011 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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Steve Jobs has been snubbed for TIME’s Person of the Year award. It was previously rumored that Jobs might be up for the award, and would have become the first ever person to receive the award posthumously.

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