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Retina MacBook Pro Pushes Graphics Processors to Their Limits

Posted on 29/06/2012 by Chris Hauk

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AnandTech posted its full review of the Retina Display MacBook Pro last week, and the section on graphics performance bears review. At its highest resolutions, Apple is clearly pushing the limits of the machine’s graphic capabilities.

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The iPhone at 5 – Pundits Who Got it Wrong

Posted on 29/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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The iPhone hit the stores five years ago today. Before it hit the stores, industry pundits had much to say about the future of the new device, much of it bad. Network World has revisited these “experts” to see what they have to say for themselves now.

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Cash Preservation is Key to RIM’s Survival

Posted on 29/06/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Research in Motion reported horrible quarterly earning this week, but the company did manage to improve its cash balance. That may help it survive until the release of BlackBerry 10 next year.

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Siri on the Street: Test Measures Comprehension at 83%, Accuracy at 62%

Posted on 29/06/2012 by Chris Hauk

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I love Siri, but I have to admit, she has a ways to go… Now an analyst and his team have conducted a “Siri-es” of tests with Siri. (See what I did there?) They say Apple’s personal assistant isn’t quite reliable enough to entirely replace text input with Google.

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Happy Birthday iPhone! (Infographic)

Posted on 29/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Today is the fifth birthday of the iPhone! In its first five years, Apple has shipped a total of 250 million iPhones worldwide, and has generated $150 billion in cumulative revenues.

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Call Of Duty: Black Ops Coming To The Mac This Fall

Posted on 29/06/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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The Mac certainly has a bit of catching up to do with Windows regarding Call of Duty, however developer Aspyr has announced that Black Ops (the first one) will be coming to the Mac in the fall, slightly bridging the gap between the two operating systems.

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Google Chrome Already Ranks as #1 Free iOS App

Posted on 29/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Although Google Chrome for iOS has been available for less than 24 hours (released yesterday afternoon), it has already risen through the ranks to become the number one free app on the App Store chart for both iPhone and iPad!

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Video Showdown: Google Chrome vs. Mobile Safari

Posted on 29/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following the release of Google Chrome yesterday, the folks at iMore decided to put it to the test to determine if it’s really as awesome as many hoped it would be. Even better, they’ve put together a video so you can see for yourself!

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Google Confirms: Chrome Could Be Crashing Your MacBook Air!

Posted on 29/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following numerous reports of freezing and crashing issues with new MacBook Airs, some suggested that Google Chrome might be the cause of all of this grief. Google has now stepped forward to confirm those rumors.

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