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Excellent Ways to Take Care of iPhone

September 24, 2011 |

In today’s world, probably the most essential portable object for one’s everyday life is a cell phone. Day by day, they are getting embedded in the fast moving life. This applies especially to the high gadget cell phones that can perform several types of indispensible functions. But, these types of cell phones also require extensive care and maintenance.

Now, whenever it comes to the term- ‘high gadget cell phone’, the one word that comes in mind to many is “iPhone”. This is one cell phone that has been creating history for being popular among all social classes. Well, one of the reasons for iPhone’s popularity is its durability. But, iPhones do require certain maintenance for ensuring optimal level of performance. Taking good care of an iPhone is really important not only because it is an expensive gadget but also because it holds one’s valuable resources and collection of contacts. There are number of tips regarding … Read More

The iPad wars: HP TouchPad sale burns Apple’s foes

August 31, 2011 |

In a celebration of carelessness over accepted sense, HP says it will accomplish one added accumulation of its loss-making TouchPad book “to accommodated annoyed demand,” but won’t say how abounding or back they will ship: no abundant abruptness back you anticipate about aloof how abundant banknote HP has already absent aggressive with Apple [AAPL] and its iPad juggernaut.

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It has to be as accessible as the apple actuality annular that HP is accident a huge bulk of money affairs TouchPads at aloof $99 per unit.

There’s no way you can alike access the apparatus acclimated in these machines at prices as low as these. Back you agency in accomplishment and shipping/distribution costs, all HP is accomplishing is acid its losses — while craving anybody abroad in the anti-iPad bazaar of what little oxygen charcoal by alms a accessory with appearance and at a amount competitors can’t conceivably match.

If Apple’s bawl non-iPad … Read More

10 Great Travel Apps for the iPad

August 16, 2011 |

An iPad is one of the most sought after gadgets these days. In fact, even kids have it on their Christmas wish list. If you are a frequent traveller then it may have apps that are suitable to your needs. If you think that you still need to pay for these apps, there are those you can just get for free. Here are 10 great travel apps for the iPad:

1. Hipmunk – Travellers find this as one of best resources for the cheapest flights. It also has return flight information which you can’t find on most other sites. It features all kinds of information using an easy to read and easy to understand grid. You may even organize the grid by airlines, flight length and price.

2. Cardstar – This is a convenient app that helps you store all your loyalty card numbers as well as frequent flyer and guest card numbers for … Read More

Apple Subscriptions and Google One Pass gets support from Adobe Digital Publishing Suite

February 25, 2011 |

Adobe Systems Incorporated has announced that Adobe Digital Publishing Suite will support both Apple App Store Subscriptions and Google One Pass for magazine and newspaper publishers. The pre-release technology has already been used by leading global publishers to create and distribute their iconic titles on tablet devices.There has been tremendous increase in business opportunity for publishers, with 130 Adobe produced titles available for purchase and download being made rich with more subscription capabilities. Adobe Digital Publishing Suite supports a variety of payment methods: free content; single issue purchases; and the ability for publishers to tie into their existing e-commerce and fulfillment mechanisms for print and digital bundling and other offers.

There is new support for Apple App Store subscriptions when used with a publisher entitlement server in the latest pre-release of ADOBE Digital Publishing Suite. Broad support for Apple App Store subscriptions and Google One Pass will be available in the very near future.

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Apple to release a fresh line of MacBook Pro

February 21, 2011 |

Reports claim that Apple is ready to release a new line of MacBook Pro notebooks very soon. Recently Best Buy had released five stock keeping units (SKU) tagged to be “Coming soon”. The notebooks are assumed to be priced as $1,199, $1,499, $1,799, $2,199 and $2,499. Together, further strengthening the speculation, most of Apple’s European dealers have not had supply of MacBook Pro notebooks for over two weeks and were not able to place orders as well.

Apple has issued strict orders to retailers not to open sealed containers that may reach the store before any details are published. There are also chances that Apple will be introducing Intel’s Light Peak technology in the new notebooks. With the ability to run multiple protocols and having a bandwidth starting at 10G bps,the technology helps to connect multiple devices over a single cable.

Most of the retailers have ran out of MacBook Pro stock and is … Read More

Intel’s Light Peak to come to Apple soon

February 20, 2011 |

Apple today made an announcement about a new high-speed connection technology. It is not certain whether the new connector will be part of the upcoming MacBook Pro update or will come as an altogether new announcement.Intel has been working on a technology called Light Peak and Apple is expected to adopt this technology in the near future but more likely to use another name than Light Peak. Intel had initially demonstrated Light Peak at its developer conference in 2009 using a machine running Apple’s Mac OS X.

Light Peak is a single replacement for the numerous cables that connect to monitors, external drives, scanners, printers and anything else that has to be plugged into a computer. This connector is significantly faster than even USB 3.0, carrying data at 10 gigabits per second in both directions simultaneously. Connection speeds will not be affected by the transition to copper, according to the claims by Intel.

Sony is … Read More

New Facebook Messenger app combining VoiP and Facebook chat

February 19, 2011 |

Here comes yet another Facebook app- the Facebook Messenger with the goodness of the VoiP and the functionality of Facebook chat. By adding free VoiP to the existing Facebook chat, the app makes it easy to engage in voice chats totally free of cost.

Once logged in to the Facebook account, one can connect for a free VoiP chat with any of the online friends. But, the other-end user should have installed Facebook messenger.And in case of use of Facebook through a PC, Facebook Messenger will issue a link that leads to a Website where users can speak via a Flash-based VoiP app.

This easy-to-use app also lets to view friend’s wall, post pictures and browse message history. One can also use emoticons and set up multi-tasking  and sound notifications from the app.Reports say that the app will introduce paid plans for regular phone numbers as well. The Facebook app can now be downloaded for $0.99 and requires iOS 3.1.2+.

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MacBook Air to get Sandy Bridge update in June

February 11, 2011 |

Apple is in for an update of its MacBook Air this summer with the inclusion of Intel’s sandy Bridge processors. The MacBook Air upgrading is expected in June according to sources.The Sandy Bridge processor would be a huge add on to the MacBook Air, which currently incorporates a Core 2 Duo chip, which has been used since its introduction about three years ago. That three year span puts Core 2 Duo chips two generations behind the Sandy Bridge. This MacBook and the MacBook Pro also use Core 2 Duo processors.

Apparently PC makers are all eager to ship systems with the latest Intel processor because it speeds up the gaming graphics and multimedia tasks over current Intel silicon at little or no extra cost. This is due to the fact that the graphics silicon is built directly onto the main processor which is a first for a mainstream Intel chip. With the inclusion of … Read More

Apple releases iOS 4.2.6 with bug fixes for Verizon iPhone 4

February 11, 2011 |

Apple has released an iPhone4 software iOS 4.2.6 that can resolve bugs affecting the accuracy of Personal Hotspot data reporting in the smartphone. It is interesting to note that the software has been released on the same day as the debut date of iPhone4 on the Verizon network.

Verizon’s Personal Hotspot WiFi tethering plan supports up to 5 WiFi devices and costs an additional $20 per month for 2GB of tethered data.Exceeding the limit will cost each gigabyte an additional $20.The bug might have resulted in billing errors due to in-efficient reporting of the hotspot data usage. The iOS4.2.6 takes care of these reporting errors.

The release of iOS 4.2.6 would have come as a great news to the Verizon as the carrier has had billing error related issues lately. Though Verizon is not the only carrier that has had trouble, it is notable that last October Verizon had to refund $90 million to … Read More

Verizon iPhone is in for Sale

February 10, 2011 |

And the wait for Verizon Wireless iPhone is finally over! Starting today, the Verizon’s version of iPhone 4 will be available in retail stores.

Apple and Verizon Wireless stores, along with Best Buy and other selected Wal-Mart stores, will start selling the Verizon iPhones at 7 a.m. local time. Apple and Verizon had quickly sold out the initial batch of iPhones that had been made available through presale to Verizon customers last week. Also Verizon had claimed that demand for iPhone 4 had surpassed any other previous smartphone launch on its network, including the much anticipated Motorola Droid and Droid X, as well as the HTC Incredible.

In an attempt to move the sales process more quickly, Apple has been taking online reservations for customers buying the phone in its retail stores. Customers who have reserved their iPhones can drop in to pick up their smartphones at the Apple stores. It comes with the … Read More

Opera to roll out iPad browser

February 10, 2011 |

Opera Softwares, leader in mobile-internet browser softwaremanufacture today announced that it has entered the field of tablet computer software. Opera confirmed that it has reached the 100 million cellphone users mark lately. As part of entering the new horizon of tablet softwares, a new version of Opera Mini for Apple’s iPad would make its debut at the Mobile World Congress trade show this month.

Research reports state that the iPad’s market is expected to jump from a 19.5 million this year to a massive 55 million next year. Together, it is a known fact that the mobile internet market has boomed since iPad’s introduction . The Opera’s move to introduce browsers for the iPad is hence, no surprise taking the tablet trends into consideration.

Presently, Opera has 90.4 million users for its Mini browser version and around 15 million users for the full Opera Mobile browser. All round the year, Opera has maintained its … Read More