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[27 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 1,223 views]
Apple TV, iTunes and the Cloud

AppleInsider is reporting that a new iOS enabled Apple TV would finally complete the cloud picture for Apple.
Like the iPhone 4 and iPad, the new Apple TV will run the iOS operating system and be powered by a processor with ARM architecture, and will also have access to the App Store, according to one prominent analyst.
Shaw Wu of Kaufman Bros. issued a note to investors Wednesday in which he revealed that sources indicated the “biggest potential change” to the forthcoming Apple TV refresh is the move to an ARM …

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[27 Aug 2010 | One Comment | 4,927 views]

Cameron Banga sent us this release:
What started as a quick project to make an old app iPhone 4 ready soon evolved into a long term development, building a brand new app from the ground up. We’ve had it in beta for a couple weeks and thought it was pretty good, but our beta testers raved about it, saying that it leapfrogs other battery management apps much like Tweetie rose above all Twitter apps. The app is called Battery Go! Plus and its a universal application that works on all iOS …

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[20 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 703 views]
People Magazine on iPad free for subscribers

“Until now, the iPad versions of People, Time, Sports Illustrated and Fortune have cost the same as the newsstand price — $3.99 for each issue of People, $4.99 to $5.99 each for the rest — even if you were already paying to get the paper edition in the mail.
That changed with this week’s People iPad app, which is, for the first time, free to People subscribers. Fortune and the rest of Time Inc.’s (TWX) flagship magazines are expected to adopt the same pricing structure within the next 30 days, according …

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[10 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 855 views]
Apple’s next ipad Chip

ARM A9. That could very well be the chip inside the next version of the iPad.
“The Cortex-A9 MPCore processor provides the ability to extend peak performance to unprecedented levels while also supporting design flexibility and new features to further reduce and control the power consumption at the processor and system level.”
Given this, I feel happy to speculate that the future ARM-based processor will also see Apple introduce us to a far less limited form of multi-tasking than the current iteration, as multi-core devices are intrinsically more capable of …

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[1 Aug 2010 | 3 Comments | 5,094 views]
Meet the new iPad App Powerhouse: Microsoft

Seriously, that could be Microsoft’s next move: go ahead and embrace the iPad. They have a strong team of mac developers, and there is no reason why they shouldnt build tonnes of apps for the iPad.
Yes, you heard me, Microsoft should start making iPad apps. And why not? They’ve already got a stable of people from the former Mac Business Unit within the Office group that already know how to develop in XCode.
They can create a native version of Entourage with no-nonsense enterprise Exchange integration, as well as Word, …