Archive | March 6th, 2011

Rovio CEO Peter Vesterbacka thanks Apple for the success of Angry Birds

6. March 2011

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Without question, Angry Birds is one of the most addictive and fun games to ever appear on the iTunes App Store. Back in December, the app was even responsible for what was unquestionably a serious gaming addiction. But while millions of fans spend countless hours trying to slingshot able bodied birds into an assortment of […]

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If you purchased an iPad 1 in the last 2 weeks, Apple will refund you $100

6. March 2011

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Following the iPad 2 announcement, Apple slashed prices on all models of the original iPad by $100.┬áBut if you happened to be one of the folks who were wholly unaware that an iPad 2 launch was imminent and snatched up the original iPad last week before the price cut, you’re in luck. Apple confirmed last […]

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NCAA to stream entire 68-team March Madness tournament to iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches for free

6. March 2011

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In a step up from last year, the NCAA will do fans a huge favor and will broadcast all of March Madness for free to iPads, iPhones, and iPod Touches over wi-fi and 3G. Yep, the entire 68 team tournament will be mobile this year if you happen to be on the go, or heaven […]

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The BBC’s “royal microphone” from the 1930s

6. March 2011

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BBC writes: Anyone who has seen the film, The King’s Speech, will know that the microphones used for broadcasting by the Royal Family in the 1930s didn’t look anything like those used by ordinary mortals. That’s because the BBC designed special “royal microphones”, in ornate art deco cabinets.

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Lazily taking Apple to task over MacBook Pro refresh

6. March 2011

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Writing for TheNextWeb, Brad McCarty argues, quite unsuccessfully, that Apple missed quite a few opportunities with the release of the new lineup of MacBook Pros. Among his litany “complaints” is this gem. Thunderwhat? This is an area where Apple did about half of what it should have done. Thunderbolt is amazing. It truly holds the […]

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