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Latest Samsung Phone Rips Off iPhone 3G Design

Posted on 03/01/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following their groundbreaking ripoffs of the iPad 2 Smart Cover, the iPod Touch, the iOS home screen interface, Apple’s iPad advertisements, and more (much, much more), Samsung has now decided to rip off the iPhone 3G/3GS as well.

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iPhone Made Up 66% of December Sales at AT&T Corporate Stores

Posted on 03/01/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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It appears that Apple seriously swept the smartphone market in December, according to supposed internal AT&T data, making up a massive 66% of December device sale at AT&T corporate stores, compared to Android’s 8.5% share.

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iOS Finishes 2011 with 52% of Mobile Web Traffic

Posted on 03/01/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple finished 2011 with a nice 52.1 percent share of all mobile web traffic for month of December, which, compared to Android’s scant 16.2 percent share, leaves Apple in a pretty nice position for 2012 and beyond.

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Late January Apple Event to Discuss iBooks and Publishing

Posted on 03/01/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following a report from earlier today that Apple is planning a media-related late-January event, TechCrunch reports that they have also heard about a late January event, and reports that it will be about iBook and publishing.

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Apple to Release Low-End $299 iPad Alongside iPad 3?

Posted on 03/01/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Although there have been prior rumors suggesting a lower-cost iPad, a new report from Digitimes adds more fuel to the fire, suggesting the introduction of a new $299 low-end iPad model alongside the iPad 3.

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Apple Planning Media-Related Event for Late January

Posted on 03/01/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple is planning a significant media-related event in New York in late January. The event will not host many people, and is not expected to cover the iPad or an Apple HDTV, although iBooks and iAds are rumored to be the main topics.

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RIM Slashes Price on all PlayBooks to $299

Posted on 03/01/2012 by Chris Hauk

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No joy for Research in Motion and its miserable PlayBook tablet. Even though the device was discounted heavily during the holidays, RIM continues to struggle under the weight of its unsold PlayBook inventory.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic Coming Soon For Mac?

Posted on 03/01/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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The new MMORPG Star Wars: The Old Republic could be making its way to the Mac in the near future after developer Bioware hinted at the transition, claiming that it would be “important” and that the Mac represents “a large audience.”

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Mac Pro Build-to-Order Ship Dates Slip as Future Remains Unclear

Posted on 03/01/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Shortly before Christmas, shipping estimates for the 12-core Mac Pro increased to 1-3 weeks. That model does tend to occasionally see extra lead time, but the shipping delays have notably been applied to almost any custom Mac Pro order.

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Kickit iPhone App – Incentivizes You To Quit Smoking

Posted on 02/01/2012 by Cormac Moylan

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Made your New Year’s resolutions yet? Chances are that if you’re a smoker, giving up smoking is right up there as a resolution priority. An app that wants to see you succeed in giving the cigarettes the boot is Kickit. Kickit is an iPhone app that provides a monetary evaluation of how much money you’ve saved by not paying for cigarettes.

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