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Apple Releases iTunes 10.5.1 With iTunes Match

Posted on 14/11/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple has just released iTunes 10.5.1 after testing multiple versions with developers. iTunes 10.5.1 marks the launch of Apple’s iTunes Match cloud-based music service.

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Adobe Blames Apple for Demise of Mobile Flash

Posted on 14/11/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following Adobe’s recent abandonment of their mobile Flash plugin, Adobe Flash product manager Mike Chambers has stepped forward to shed more light on Adobe’s decision. In short, Chambers points to Apple as the most significant factor.

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Apple Faces Daunting Search for New Retail Chief

Posted on 14/11/2011 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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Apple face a daunting search to find a retail boss who will replace Ron Johnson, the founder of the Apple Stores. There are reportedly many interested applicants, and the job will require somebody who can expand Apple’s brand in the developing markets.

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Logitech Drops Google TV, Calls It a ‘Big Mistake’

Posted on 14/11/2011 by Chris Hauk

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Logitech Chief Executive Guerrino De Luca, speaking at an Analyst and Investor Day earlier this week, said that there are no plans to do a follow-up to the Google TV-based Revue. Mistakes implementing the device cost the company $100 million in operating profits.

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Some Users Experience Contacts Bug With iOS 5.0.1

Posted on 14/11/2011 by Chris Hauk

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Over at The Startup Foundry, Paul Hontz reports that after updating to iOS 5.0.1 on his iPhone 4S the device can’t remember the name of any of his contacts! He updated using the over the air (OTA) method, and then the troubles began.

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iPads to Replace Macbook Pros at Genius Bar

Posted on 14/11/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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It has just been announced that the traditional Genius Bar set up in Apple Stores is going to be revamped. Instead of using Macbook Pros, the “geniuses” will now use iPads to deal with customer issues, order new parts and more.

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(Video) Apple Retail Store Employees Rap About Customer Service

Posted on 11/11/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple Retail Store employees have put together an entertaining rap music video that teaches Apple’s customer service strategy, which is designed as a way for employees to help customers without pressuring them to purchase anything.

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(Rumor) Apple Planned to Release iPhone 5 This Year

Posted on 11/11/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Remember that redesigned iPhone 5 with a larger screen that everyone was so fired up about? The latest rumor claims that Apple actually planned release it this year, but had to scrap their plans and release the iPhone 4S instead.

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iCloud Experiences Widespread Outage

Posted on 11/11/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

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iCloud is currently experiencing a widespread outage, as confirmed by Apple on their iCloud status page. As a result, many iCloud users unable to access mail and other services through either the iCloud website or via apps on Mac or iOS.

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Review: Etre iPhone Friendly Gloves

Posted on 11/11/2011 by Jim Gresham

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Etre gloves are designed and ethically produced in the UK from pure new wool by Etre Limited.  According to the company, their gloves resemble the quality of other luxury brands such as Paul Smith, Margaret Howell, and Folk; I am…

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