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Apple Releases New Beatles TV Ad: ‘Covers’

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

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Apple has released an all-new TV commercial promoting The Beatles on iTunes. The ad, called “Covers”, showcases several different Beatles album covers in an animated manner, while Beatles music plays in the background.

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Steve Jobs is Remembered by Stephen Wolfram

Posted on 12/12/2011 by Chris Hauk

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Stephen Wolfram tells The Guardian the story of how he met Steve Jobs nearly a quarter of a century ago. Jobs was building his NeXT computer, and Wolfram was working on the first version of the Mathematica software system.

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Clever iPhone Trick: See the Inside of Your Own Ear

Posted on 12/12/2011 by Chris Hauk

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Everyone wants to look inside their own ear, right? Well, OK. maybe not. But how about the back of your head? Erica Sadun over at TUAW, tells us how to do all of the above, and more by using your iPhone 4S and a handy Apple TV.

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At Least 125 iPads Stolen from San Carlos Best Buy

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

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60 seconds. That’s how long it took thieves to break into the Best Buy store in San Carlos, California, grab at least 125 iPads, and get out. The loss to the store is estimated to be approximately $100,000.

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Next Gen iPad to Launch Within 3-4 Months?

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

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Apple’s next iPad will reportedly be launched in 3-4 months. Sources claim that their manufacturing partners have already begun delivering parts to OEM contractors, while Apple has started scaling down the production of iPad 2s.

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Mac Tip: Print To PDF

Posted on 11/12/2011 by Mark Greentree

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In this Mac Tip I take a look at how to print to PDF and what some of the settings mean for users.

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Review: Magican for OS X – a Simple App to Keep Your Mac at Its Best

Posted on 09/12/2011 by Jakob Hultman

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Several times a year I find myself wondering why my Mac is working so slowly, or why some applications seem to eat up all of my memory. Today I’m going to look at an app for OS X that helps you clean up the mess you gather over time – Magican.

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Over 50% of Blackberry Users Wish They Had an iPad

Posted on 09/12/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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After resurrecting the tablet industry when it was released just under two years ago, the iPad continues to make waves in the mobile industry, and eating into other platforms as if they’re delicious pieces of cake.

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Batman: Arkham City Lockdown Hits the App Store

Posted on 09/12/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Warner Brothers has released Batman Arkham City Lockdown today for the iPhone and iPod touch, sporting action-packed gameplay and incredibly realistic graphics powered by the same Unreal 3 Engine behind Infinity Blade II.

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Industry Preparing for Voice-Controlled TV Sets in 2012

Posted on 09/12/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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In the excitement surrounding Apple’s rumored 2012 release of a Siri-enabled television, the TV industry as a whole is preparing for voice interfaces on televisions in 2012, with voice-activated remotes at the top of their minds.

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Review: BuzzE – A New Way to be Social

Posted on 09/12/2011 by Chris Hauk

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There are plenty of “social apps” available for iOS devices, BuzzE looks to go that extra step by allowing you to meet new friends who are geographically close to you, or stay in touch with friends who are just “close to you”.

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New Samsung Ad Pokes Fun at iCloud and iTunes

Posted on 09/12/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Continuing their constant barrage of insults against Apple (If you can’t beat them, harass them, right?), Samsung has released a new Galaxy SII commercial making fun of Apple fans and jabbing at Apple’s iCloud.

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