Archive | September 13th, 2010

New Kindle Ad takes shot at the iPad [Video]

13. September 2010

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Check out this great ad from Amazon touting the Kindle over the iPad and its ever so annoying reflective screen. The lady in the bikini ain’t half bad either. Job well done, Amazon.. and central casting.

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Another shakeup at Nokia as executive Ansil Vanjoki steps down

13. September 2010

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It’s been a busy few days for Nokia. First, the Finnish handset maker announced that former Microsoft manager Stephen Elop would be taking over CEO duties from Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo. And now comes another shakeup in the form of Nokia executive Ansii Vanjoki stepping down from his position as head of Nokia’s Mobile Solutions unit following […]

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Did Apple acquire imense to help with the HDR photo feature in iOS 4.1?

13. September 2010

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One of the more interesting iOS 4.1¬†features unveiled by Apple at last weeks media event included the ability to take High Dynamic Range (HDR) photos. A photo taken with the HDR feature turned on helps add detail to a photo that would otherwise be somewhat obscured in high light environments. As Steve Jobs explained, the […]

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New developer guidelines from Apple clamp down on app name squatters

13. September 2010

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In addition to the much ballyhooed changes Apple made to its developer license agreement last week regarding cross platform development tools and app review guidelines, Apple also made a point of clarifying its position on app name squatting. As with any venture where vast sums of money change hands, the iTunes App Store is no […]

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JPMorgan Chase testing the iPhone for workplace deployment

13. September 2010

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In yet another sign that the iPhone continues to make strong inroads into workplaces where RIM has traditionally had a stranglehold, JPMorgan Chase & Co. is currently testing the iPhone for use in its 200,000+ workforce. JPMorgan is testing for security in batches of a few hundred devices with a decision expected later this year, […]

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Wi-Fi iPad to hit China on September 17

13. September 2010

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Apple announced today that the wi-fi model of the iPad will be available for sale in China starting on September 17. Apple today announced that the Wi-Fi models of its magical iPad will be available to customers in China from Apple Retail Stores, and select Apple Authorized Resellers, on Friday, September 17 starting at 10:00 […]

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Apple’s free iPhone 4 bumper program to end on September 30

13. September 2010

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The antenna issues surrounding the iPhone 4 prompted an uncharacteristic response from Apple. Not only did they acknowledge the issue, but they even went so far as to offer free iPhone 4 Bumpers to all affected consumers. Moreover, they gave iPhone 4 owners up to 30 days to return their device without incurring a restocking […]

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Target to start selling iPad on October 3?

13. September 2010

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You might call it a stretch, but Engadget recently received the photo on the right (from a Target PDA) purporting to show the arrival of a mysterious product to Target beginning on October 3rd. The [shot] “seemingly show that the item numbers match the iPad prices exactly, and that it will be located in the […]

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