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Apple Releases Thunderbolt Display Update 1.1

Posted on 13/12/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple released Thunderbolt Display Firmware Update 1.1 late yesterday to address fan noise issues, as well as provide continued stability enhancements for the Thunderbolt Display released earlier this year.


Apple Trying to Lure More Advertisers to iAd

Posted on 13/12/2011 by Chris Hauk


Apple has lost ground to Google in the fast growing mobile ad space, and is changing its approach as it tries to bring more advertisers to its mobile advertising platform, iAd.


Microsoft Releases OneNote for iPad

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

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Microsoft has released a native iPad version of their OneNote note-taking and information management software, alongside an updated version of OneNote for iPhone and iPod touch.


Apple Releases iTunes 10.5.2

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

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Apple has updated iTunes to version 10.5.2 today, improving iTunes match and repairing and audio distortion issue with certain CDs, as well as general enhancements and bug fixes.


iPad 2 vs. Molten Lava (Hint: The iPad Lost)

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

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While the iPad 2 is impressive, there are a few things it can’t do – survive a Blend-TEC blender, leap tall buildings with a single bound, and so forth. ZooGue provides something new to add to the iPad 2 “can’t” list – withstand molten lava.


Apple TV to Capture 32% of 2011 Set-Top Box Market

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


New data released by research firm Strategy Analytics predicts that Apple will sell around four million Apple TV units by the end of 2011, giving them a 32% share of the year’s set-top box market.


Apple Becomes Largest Software Distributor in U.S.

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

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Following this morning’s announcement that over 100 million apps have been downloaded from the Mac App store, The Loop’s Jim Dalrymple provides addition data to suggest that Apple is now the largest software distributor in the U.S.


Review: FastMac U-Socket USB Power Outlet

Posted on 12/12/2011 by Jim Gresham


Among other quality products, FastMac has re-created the power outlet. The U-Socket has two AC receptacles, like a normal outlet, but on the left side, includes two powered USB hubs.The two powered USB hubs allows four items to be powered simultaneously. You’ve needed a U-Socket; you just didn’t know it.


RadioShack Offering Significant iPhone 4S Discounts This Week

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

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If you’re looking to snap up an iPhone for the holidays, you may want to stroll into RadioShack. The U.S. electronics retailer has posted a series of offers that could allow you to get a free or steeply discounted iPhone 4 or 4S this week.


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