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How Siri Got Her Attitude

Posted on 17/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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iPhone 4S users have uncovered some very humorous or quirky responses from Siri, the voice controlled intelligent assistant build into the iPhone 4S. There are even new sites that highlight the best of these, but Apple and Siri reportedly went to great lengths to craft the perfect personality for Siri.

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Patent Wars: It’s The Consumers Who Really Lose

Posted on 17/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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(Opinion) Corporate disputes, such as the dispute currently in play between Apple and Samsung, most often only damage all of the companies involved, while hurting consumers by raising prices and stifling innovation.

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Samsung Attempts To Block iPhone 4S Sales In Australia & Japan

Posted on 17/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Just days after Apple’s very successful launch of the iPhone 4S, Samsung has filed an injunction asking the courts to ban sales of the iPhone 4S in both Japan and Australia, as well as banning the iPhone 4 and the iPad 2 in Japan.

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How To Use Siri To Update Your Facebook Status

Posted on 17/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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We recently posted a tutorial on how to post Twitter updates using voice recognition through Siri. We’ve since learned that it’s possible to update your Facebook status in a very similar way.

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iPhone 4S Sales At Apple Retail Stores Now Reservation Only

Posted on 17/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Hoping to casually walk into an Apple Retail Store and pick up an iPhone 4S? Think again. Apple has updated its “how to buy” page for the 4S to reflect that the device will now only be sold by reservation at Apple Retail Stores in the US, U.K. and Canada.

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iPhone 4S On Track To Be Fastest Selling Gadget Of All Time

Posted on 17/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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The iPhone 4S has already set major records for AT&T, Sprint & Apple, but According to calculation by Shawn Blanc, the 4S is poised to set yet another record: becoming the fastest selling gadget of all time.

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How To Sync iMessage Conversations Between iOS Devices

Posted on 17/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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According to Apple’s official iOS 5 page, messages sent or received through iMessage should automatically sync between your devices. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always work right out of the box. Fortunately, Macgasm shares a simple way to make it work.

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iPhone 4S vs. Canon 5D MKII: Video Showdown

Posted on 17/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Just how far has the iPhone 4S’s new camera really come? The folks at Robino Films attempt to answer that question by comparing video quality side-by-side between the iPhone 4S and Canon’s exceptional 5DMKII.

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Rumor: Redesigned “iPhone 5″ Coming Next Summer

Posted on 17/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Remember that slimmer, lighter teardrop-shaped iPhone design that everyone was talking about for so long? According to CNET, it is indeed the iPhone 5, and will be released in Summer of 2012.

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Google Voice Temporarily Removed From App Store Due To Stability Concerns

Posted on 17/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Google has temporarily pulled their Google Voice app from the iTunes App Store due to a major bug with iOS 5. Some users have reported a flaw in which the app crashes every time they attempt to sign in, and Google has temporarily pulled down the app in order to fix the problem.

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Apple Reduces Pricing On First-Gen iPads

Posted on 17/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple has just cut an additional $100 off the pricing for refurbished 1st-gen iPads ahead of the holiday shopping season, reducing the pricing for the 64GB iPad with WiFi to just $399.

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Adobe Releases Reader For iOS

Posted on 17/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Adobe has just released a new iOS app for Adobe Reader, its popular PDF viewing application. Reader is a universal app for the iPhone, iPod touch & iPad, and brings the simple, clean interface of Adobe Reader to iOS devices.

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Steve Jobs Tribute Mural Made From 4,001 Post-It Notes

Posted on 17/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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While various shrines, tributes & memorials of Steve Jobs have arisen since his passing on October 5th, a new and especially creative tribute has now been created in Munich, Germany – a mural of Steve Jobs made out of over 4,000 post-it notes!

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iPhone 4S Sales Exceed 4 Million Through Opening Weekend

Posted on 17/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple’s opening weekend for the iPhone 4S was their biggest iPhone launch ever, with Apple selling over four million units in just three days. This more than doubles the iPhone 4′s record of 1.4 million units during the same period last year.

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Unlocked iPhone 4S Already Being Sold Through Apple, AT&T & Sprint

Posted on 16/10/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Although Apple’s website initially indicated that the iPhone 4S would not be available unlocked until November, MacRumors reports that devices purchased for full retail price outside of a contract through Apple, Sprint or AT&T are already unlocked.

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