Archive | October 4th, 2010

Steve Ballmer envisions Microsoft collecting royalties on every Android device sold

4. October 2010

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Late last week, Microsoft sued Motorola alleging that it’s lineup of Droid smartphones, which make use of Google’s Android OS, infringe on a number of Microsoft’s patents pertaining to synchronization of data such as email and contacts, along with patents which cover how applications are notified of changes in signal strength and battery power. Microsoft, […]

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Apple to appeal $625.5 million patent judgement over Cover Flow patent infringement

4. October 2010

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When Steve Jobs takes the stage, hyperbole is often the name of the game. Products are typically described as ‘amazing’, ‘magical’, and ‘beautiful’, just to name a few adjectives. And while part of Jobs diction is pure showmanship, he more often than not truly buys into his own hype. One such feature that Jobs was […]

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Shooting an iPad with a shotgun [Video]

4. October 2010

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Whenever a new Apple product hits the market, the web is flooded with videos of people destroying said product. It’s a weird dynamic, to be sure, and it’s hard to tell what’s more ridiculous – that people will spend hundreds of dollars on a shiny new device only to smash it to smithereens a few […]

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iLife ’11 to ship in November? More evidence of a new “mystery application”

4. October 2010

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It’s been a while since we’ve seen an update to Apple’s suite of iLife software (January 2009 to be exact) but evidence is mounting that a new and significant update is on its way. Earlier this Summer, reports surfaced that the next iteration of iLife would include the following features: – All applications will be […]

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iPad now available at both Target and Amazon

4. October 2010

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Apple’s ballyhooed tablet, the iPad (you might have heard of it), is now for the first time available at both Target and Amazon. Previously, the device was exclusively available from Apple and from Best Buy. And lest you think the iPad made its way into Target without any fanfare, the device was front on center […]

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Adidas drops iAd initiative because Steve Jobs was too much of a control freak – Report

4. October 2010

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Back in mid-August, reports circulated that Apple’s habit of maintaining complete control over projects was undermining their iAd efforts. Specifically, Apple’s insistence on being directly involved with the creative process of mobile ads reportedly hampered the rollout of ads from a number of companies such as Chanel SA.¬†And now comes word that another blue chip […]

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