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Activist Group: “Foxconn’s Working Conditions Remain Poor”

Posted on 31/05/2012 by Chris Hauk

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According to the Hong Kong based labor activist group Students & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM), the working conditions at Apple supplier Foxconn are still poor, and violations of worker rights “remain the norm”.

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WSJ: Nokia’s Losing Battle Against The iPhone

Posted on 31/05/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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There has been a mixed reception to the Nokia Lumia since its launch, but that battle against the iPhone is already a losing one. New findings have revealed that while Nokia sell their top of the line Lumia for $200 less than the iPhone, it actually has a higher production cost.

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Jim Dalrymple: “No Chance Apple Will Kill Off the Mac Pro”

Posted on 31/05/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Well connected insider Jim Dalrymple of The Loop has given Mac users hope that Apple will release a new Mac Pro by making a comment that there is no chance Apple will terminate the line. He made his remarks on Wednesday during his “Amplified” podcast.

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In Defense of Apple’s ‘Crystal Prison’

Posted on 31/05/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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As part of spirited proposal advocating a “mobile bill of rights”, the EFF has unleashed an all-out attack against Apple, demanding that Apple “open its platforms for those who wish to tinker, tweak and innovate with their internals.”

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Report: MS Office for iPad to Launch on November 10

Posted on 31/05/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following a report earlier this month that Microsoft Office for iOS would launch in November, The Daily now reports a specific launch date, claiming that Microsoft will launch their mobile Office apps on November 10.

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Steve Jobs AllThingsD Interviews Now Available for Free on iTunes

Posted on 31/05/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Steve Jobs built a tradition of participating in the annual AllThingsD conference. There were a lot of great moments in those interviews, and now AllThingsD has released the entire collection of six appearances for free on iTunes in both audio and high-res video formats.

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Flexibits Releases Fantastical 1.3 for Mac

Posted on 30/05/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Today Flexibits released Fantastical 1.3, making the app even better by adding support for iOS and iCal reminders. As useful as Fantastical was before, support for reminders is just the icing on an already delightful cake.

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Apple to Acquire Italian Audio Editing Software Firm Redmatica

Posted on 30/05/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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According to reports filed with an Italian regulatory agency (AGCOM), Apple is apparently planning to purchase an Italian audio editing software developer, presumable in order to improve Logic Pro and GarageBand,

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Logitech Releases K760 Wireless Solar Keyboard for Mac and iOS Devices

Posted on 30/05/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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Logitech has just launched an awesome looking solar keyboard that will work with both Mac and iOS devices, so you can have one keyboard for all of your needs. What makes this so special, you ask? Because Logitech has incorporated a Bluetooth switching capability.

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