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Target Plans to Add Apple Mini Stores Inside 25 of Its Locations

Posted on 13/01/2012 by Chris Hauk


Target officially announced on Thursday that it plans to open Apple Mini-Stores in 25 of its locations, This confirms a report we published last week. Stephanie Clifford writing for the New York Times: A Target spokeswoman, Dustee Jenkins, described the…


No “iPad Killers” at CES 2012

Posted on 12/01/2012 by Chris Hauk


Even as Apple is absent from the Consumer Electronics Show, the iPad still casts it’s long shadow over the show. Hardware makers have announced a handful of new tablets, all running Google’s Android, in all shapes and sizes.


Give iOS Devices Some Credit For Mac Sales Increase

Posted on 12/01/2012 by Chris Hauk


We published a story earlier today about Windows PC sales being down, even as Mac sales surged. Ted Samson of Infoworld has an unusual take on the situation, give iOS devices some credit for that surge!


Shazam Launches New ‘Shazam Player’ App for iPhone and iPod touch

Posted on 12/01/2012 by Chris Hauk


Most people are familiar with the Shazam app that let’s you identify the name of the song being currently played, but now Shazam has launched a new app. It’s called “Shazam Player”, and it aims to be a more feature packed alternative to playing music on your device.


Apple Looking Into 3D User Interface for iPhone

Posted on 12/01/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill


New patents reveal that Apple might considering a 3D user interface for the iPhone, Apple Insider reports. The patent, entitled “Sensor Based Display Environment”, would use data from the gyroscope and sensors to navigate the system.


Windows PC Shipments Down as Mac Shipments Surge

Posted on 12/01/2012 by Chris Hauk

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After two quarters of positive growth, worldwide PC shipments totaled 92.2 million units in the fourth quarter of 2011. This is a 1.4 percent decline. Meanwhile, Apple gained 11.6 percent of the market, with shipments of almost 2.1 million units. An growth of 20.7 percent over the same period in 2010.


Report: Sharp Out, Samsung and LG to Supply iPad 3 Displays

Posted on 12/01/2012 by Chris Hauk

Retina iPad 3

In a report from Korea’s Electronic Times Internet News, it’s been confirmed that Samsung Electronics and LG Display will supply LCD panels for Apple’s iPad 3. Sharp was originally known to be developing display panels, but reportedly failed in initial supply.


Apple’s Move From Intel To ARM – Is It Closer Than You Think?

Posted on 12/01/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

No Intel Apple

Is Apple’s rumored move from Intel to ARM processors closer than we think? With the possible doubling of the pixel resolution on the upcoming iPad 3, some believe it means the graphic power is there to efficiently move pixels around on a MacBook Air.


iPad Tip: Why Is My App So Small?

Posted on 12/01/2012 by Mark Greentree


In this iPad tip I take a look at how to enlarge iPhone/iPod Touch apps when using the iPad. This tip is designed for new users of the iOS system and iPad.


Penultimate Updated With New Features, Bug Fixes

Posted on 12/01/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Penultimate, the handwriting and sketching app we reviewed just last week has been updated today. The update (version 3.3) includes integration with popular services Dropbox and Evernote, as well as new features to help you move your data around your iPad more easily.


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