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Tue
17
Aug
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1 in 4 Students Using Mac: Report

According to a recent study by higher-education research company Student Monitor, more and more university and college students are buying up Apple laptops. Apple's growth in this lucrative market has led one analyst to question whether or not ... Microsoft is staying in touch with younger tech users. Student Monitor says about one in four laptops found on U.S. college campuses are Apple products -- a startling statistic, given that another tech research firm, Net Applications, not long ago estimated that Macbooks represent only about 5 per cent of computers used worldwide. Microsoft Unable to ... (view more)

Thu
29
Jul
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'MusicBee 1.2.3861', and 'Apple Safari for Windows 5.01'

MusicBee 1.2.3861 MusicBee is a program that manages extensive music collections. It organizes, finds and plays music files on your computer, on portable devices and on the web. http://getmusicbee.com Apple Safari for Windows 5.01 Safari is a ... graphical web browser developed by Apple and has now been recently ported over to Microsoft Windows. Its first release was on 2003 and has been Apple's default browser beginning with Mac OS X v10.3 "Panther." Safari is also the native browser for the iPhone. http://www.apple.com This freeware software program is brought to you by MajorGeeks.com ... (view more)

Wed
28
Jul
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iPhone 'Jailbreaking' and Unofficial Apps Now Legal

A change to copyright laws mean cellphone owners can now legally "jailbreak" their phones. Jailbreaking, as it is often referred to, is the practice which involves modifying a device (such as an iPhone) to run any software, regardless of ... manufacturer restrictions. The decision affects the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), a legislation that has made it illegal to bypass any electronic restrictions designed to protect copyright. The act was most prominently cited in a case involving software which allowed users to copy digitally protected DVDs. The Electronic Frontier Foundation, or EFF ... (view more)

Tue
20
Jul
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iPhone 4 as Sour as Windows Vista, Equates MS Exec

Microsoft recently took full advantage when given the opportunity to criticize longtime rival Apple about its iPhone 4. To their credit, however, Microsoft ended up offering some self-depreciating humor in the process. "It looks like the iPhone 4 ... might be [Apple's Windows Vista], and I'm OK with that," said Kevin Turner, Microsoft's Chief Operating Officer (COO) during their Worldwide Partner Conference held in Washington. (Source: thestreet.com ) It was only five years ago that Windows Vista was pegged as Microsoft's most comprehensive operating system (OS) to date, yet it soon fell out of ... (view more)

Wed
07
Jul
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Apple CEO Apologizes for iPhone 4 Shortages

With thousands waiting in line to get their hands on the iPhone 4, it's no surprise that Apple struggled to meet demand over its June 24th launch. According to the Cupertino-based company, 1.7 million units of the device shipped in its first three ... days of availability. The iPhone 4 marks Apple's most successful iPhone launch. Both the 3G and 3GS managed to sell over one million units in their first three full days on the market, but neither had the sales strength of this most recent device. The incredible sales feat beats most predictions made in the days prior to the launch. (Source: wired. ... (view more)

Wed
07
Jul
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iTunes Hacked, Accounts Charged for Unauthorized Apps

Apple's iTunes Store has reportedly been hacked, with a developer named Thuat Nguyen using the opportunity to propel his own applications into 40 of the top 50 spots on the iTunes iBook section. The hack included unauthorized charges to hundreds, ... perhaps thousands of iTunes accounts. The story broke over tech blog TheNextWeb during the long weekend. Nguyen reportedly took advantage of a posted hack to the iTunes system and charged unsuspecting users for his own applications. The majority of these charges came for a set of books called Conan, Thuy Hu, and Vien Ngoc Rong, which all sell for $4. ... (view more)

Tue
06
Jul
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Apple Declares iPhone 4 Signals 'Totally Wrong'

While the Applie iPhone 4 has sold tremendously well, its launch has been mired by complaints of poor signal reception. It's been widely assumed this was due to the fact the new model is designed so that the antenna actually forms the perimeter of ... the handset itself. It appears that the hand, particularly if touching the bottom of the left hand edge of the phone, reduces the signal. One theory is that it isn't the physical blocking which is the issue, but rather than some of the energy in the signal is absorbed by the hand in the form of heat. (Source: tmcnet.com ) Apple Advertisements ... (view more)

Thu
24
Jun
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iPhone 4 Screen Revolutionary, but plagued by Shortages

An analyst is forecasting that problems with a new technology could cause significant shortages with Apple's new iPhone version 4. The new phone is due for release this week, with demand expected to be high. One of the main selling points of the ... iPhone 4 is that it has four times as many pixels in the same size screen, providing a resolution of 326 pixels per inch. That's more than many printed publications. According to Apple "the Retina display's pixel density is so high, your eye is unable to distinguish individual pixels." iPhone 4 Screen Made of High Tech Materials The glass for the ... (view more)

Thu
10
Jun
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New iPhone 4 Features 'Face Time' Video Chat

Apple has given the world a glimpse of their latest smartphone offering, the iPhone 4, unveiling the product at the company's recent Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) this past Monday in San Francisco. Apple is anticipating great things for the ... new smartphone, even going so far as to call it the "biggest leap" since the original model back in 2007. Among its many impressive features, the iPhone 4 boasts a much sharper display, the new Apple iAd mobile advertising platform, and video capture. All of the features are eclipsed, however, by Apple's crown jewel: video chat. iPhone 4 Users Get ... (view more)

Fri
04
Jun
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Windows Doomed? MS CEO Responds to Criticism

Yesterday Apple CEO Steve Jobs told a techie audience that Windows was doomed. A day later, Microsoft's head honcho has retorted that he sees PC sales growing as technology adapts to consumer demands. Speaking at the D: All Things Digital Conference ... on Tuesday night, Apple CEO Steve Jobs predicted a steady decline for Microsoft's Windows operating system as more people move towards alternative platforms for their web needs. Rather than power up Windows-based PCs, Jobs said, more and more people will start using smartphones, tablet computers, and more portable options. Microsoft CEO Says PCs ... (view more)

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