Archive | March 11th, 2011

Users report yellow tint on iPad 2 screen; issue will resolve itself

11. March 2011

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Some of the folks who lined up and picked up a shiny new iPad 2 today are reporting that the device’s screen exhibits a faint yellow tint. Remember that iPhone 4 owners also experienced a similar phenomenon and that the yellow shade eventually dissipated. Explaining the issue as it pertains to the iPhone 4 and […]

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iFixit tears down the iPad 2

11. March 2011

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It wouldn’t be an Apple product launch without the dudes at iFixit doing their customary teardown. Check it out over here.

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Graeme Devine on what makes a good iPad game – 60 fps and no virtual joysticks

11. March 2011

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Graeme Devine is a programming legend who began working at Atari when he was just 16 and would later go on to help develop popular titles like Quake III Arena and Halo Wars. In 2009, Devine ended up in Cupertino where as a member of Apple’s iPhone Game Technologies division, he was tasked with improving […]

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iPad 1 battery vs. iPad 2 battery

11. March 2011

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How did Apple crank up the internals on the iPad 2 while maintaining impressive battery life? Well, they put in an absolute motha’ of a battery. Check it out compared to the battery¬†used in the original iPad. Indeed, the iPad 2’s battery is 1.8x larger than the one found on the original. via app advice

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The implications of Microsoft’s partnership with Kayak

11. March 2011

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Microsoft recently struck a deal whereby travel results on Bing will be powered by KAYAK, a niche travel-centric search engine that helps users find attractive deals for flights, hotels, cruises, and rental cars by scouring the net and finding the best possible deals from an assortment of sites. It’s a useful travel booking search aggregate, […]

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Leo Apotheker’s strategy to right the HP ship

11. March 2011

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Newly minted HP CEO Leo Apotheker has grand plans to re-align the company’s trajectory. One interesting item on the agenda includes a plan whereby every HP computer shipped in 2012 will come pre-loaded with both Windows 7 and WebOS. The move is aimed at attracting developers to create a wider breath of applications that will […]

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Purported engineering photos of the iPhone 5 reveal larger screen

11. March 2011

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Purported photos of the iPhone 5 courtesy of idealschina. The images below are close in appearance to the iPhone 4, but note that the screen appears to be slightly larger. Remember, previous iPhone 5 rumors suggested that the next iPhone would come with a larger screen. We just got what appears to be mold engineering […]

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