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60beat GamePad – a Full Console Game Controller for iOS Devices

Posted on 29/12/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Sporting two separate analog joysticks, ten action buttons, three menu buttons and a D-Pad, the GamePad promises to “significantly improve” the gaming experience on iOS devices. Now if only it was supported by more than two games…


8 of the 10 Most Popular WSJ Articles in 2011 Were About Apple

Posted on 29/12/2011 by Henry Taylor-Gill


Apple was one of the hottest corporate news items in 2011, with 8 out of the top 10 most read Wall Street Journal articles being about Apple. The most read story was that of Steve Jobs’ passing, followed by Verizon’s iPhone announcement.


iOS Tip: Airplane Mode

Posted on 29/12/2011 by Mark Greentree


In this iOS Tip I take a look at the options available for Airplane mode for users new to the iOS platform.


iPhone Tip: Use a Banana to Control Your iPhone (Video)

Posted on 28/12/2011 by Henry Taylor-Gill


It is a common problem: it’s freezing, you’re outside and you desperately need to use your iPhone. However you cannot, since if you are wearing gloves, the iPhone will not respond. Fear not though, as a banana will apparently do the job.


Verizon Experiencing Another Data Outage

Posted on 28/12/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Verizon is experience yet another widespread data outage affecting the New York and Chicago areas, and possibly additional areas as well.


2011: This Year in Apple

Posted on 28/12/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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To say that 2011 has been a big year for Apple would be a remarkable understatement. The company has had its fair share of product releases, controversies, gains and losses this year, and has experienced quite a roller coaster of ups and downs.


Nielsen: Apple Ranks as Top Smartphone Manufacturer of 2011

Posted on 28/12/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Global information company Nielsen has released their year-end stats for 2011, revealing the year’s most popular online destinations, smartphones, and more, with Apple ranking highly on multiple lists.


Timeline Coming to Facebook for iPad in January

Posted on 28/12/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following Facebook’s introduction of a new profile feature called Timeline, and a recent update to their iPhone app to support the new feature, Facebook will reportedly be bringing the Timeline feature to their iPad app early next year.


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