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// 12 February 2021
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Since Steve Jobs announced his resignation yesterday, many people are reflecting on his career and his many accomplishments. The New York Times has put together an interactive feature showcasing 313 Apple patents attributed to Mr. Jobs. Of those, Jobs appears as the lead inventor 33 times. The patents range from computers, iPods, iPhones, and even…

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// 12 February 2021
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We are surprised and saddened to see the leader who turned Apple into the most innovative tech company in the world, step down. We all knew this day would come but we hoped it wasn’t this soon. Steve was diagnosed and treated for pancreatic cancer in 2004 and his resignation likely means his fragile health…

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// 12 February 2021
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It wasn’t long after the iPad launched competition seemed to be coming from just about everywhere. They all pretty much had the same idea, lets make a tablet similar to the iPad and price it about the same. By the time the competition hit the market, Apple had released the iPad 2. The Motorala Zoom,…

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// 12 February 2021
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HP is finally seeing it’s TouchPad flying off the shelves. They announced on Thursday that they would quit making the TouchPad and other WebOS devices. Staring on Friday, HP dropped the price of the remaining TouchPads to $99 for 16GB and $149 for the 32GB model. Best Buy and Walmart both list the price for…

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// 12 February 2021
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Google has a new catalog app for the iPad available at Apple’s App Store that launched today. The Google Catalogs app has digital versions of catalogs for several categories, including men & women’s apparel, jewelry, beauty, home, kids and gifts. The application lets you browse through catalogs with the flick of a finger, then users…

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// 12 February 2021
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In a move to further strengthen Android, Google announced today that it plans to acquire Motorola Mobility (MMI) for $12.5 billion. If the deal is approved, Motorola shareholders will receive $40 a share. The stock closed at 24.47 on Friday and soared to over $38 a share on Monday, a 56% increase. Motorola Mobility was…

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// 12 February 2021
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Amazon has launched Kindle Cloud Reader, a new cloud-based version of its Kindle book reading application. The new web-based app bypasses Apple’s new policy requiring any in-app sales to go through Apple’s purchasing system. Apple made a change to their subscription rules that ensures new content purchased from within apps are subject to their 30%…

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// 12 February 2021
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Apple topped Exxon Mobile in mid-day trading today, as the largest company in the world, by market capitalization. However, Exxon Mobil (XOM) shares staged a late rally that helped the oil giant hold off Apple (AAPL) and remain the world’s most-valuable company. Exxon’s stock ended the day with a gain of $1.45 a share, or…

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// 12 February 2021
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Gameloft has put six of their popular iOS games on sale for $0.99 each. The games are on sale for a limited time. The developer did not state how long the sale will last but normally these sales run through the weekend. The sale could end at anytime, so get them while they are one…

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// 12 February 2021
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Apple has released an update for its second generation Apple TV software today that introduces a few new features. The 4.3 software update is available now and it will allow you to stream TV shows in HD you purchased through iTunes, along with providing access to internet video site Vimeo. The new TV show streaming…

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// 12 February 2021
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Roku has unveiled the Roku 2, which comes in 3 different models. The entry level HD will retail for $59 and support 720p HD video. The XD at $79 will gain 1080p video, and enhanced 1080p playback support and Dolby 5.1 surround sound for Netflix videos. The XS will cost $99, and includes all features…

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// 12 February 2021
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Ustream has launched its first iPad optimized app, allowing users to view live and recorded content and to stream their own videos directly from their iPad 2. The video streaming service makes it easy to find and view content with the iPad app. Actually, it’s a universal app meaning the app will work for your…

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