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  • News: UK chief rabbi lashes Apple for 'i culture' despite owning iPad and iPhone

    Having last week lashed Apple and Steve Jobs as symbols of a selfish society based on an obsession with material goods, Britain’s chief rabbi Jonathan Sacks has turned out to be a big fan of the iPhone and iPad.

  • News: Apple on course to be world's leading PC vendor

    Apple will become the leading vendor of PCs in the world, overtaking HP, by the second half of next year, analyst firm Canalys predicts.

  • News: Apple website 'second most popular retail site in UK'

    Visits by UK-based surfers to the Apple website increased five-fold between August and October with Apple accounting for one in every 250 visits online in October 2011, web metrics firm Hitwise has said.

  • Opinion: Asus Padfone Combo Smartphone-Tablet Specs Leaked

    In the five months since Asus announced the Asus Padfone, few details have been revealed about this Android smartphone that can turn into a tablet. On Monday, however, specs leaked on a mobile benchmarking tool reveal the hybrid device may very well sport a qHD screen resolution and a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor.

  • News: After iPad, Kindle Fire clear second choice

    Amazon.com's Kindle Fire tablet will leapfrog most competitive offerings to quickly become number two in the market behind Apple's iPad, according to a survey conducted by ChangeWave Research.

  • News: Adobe: Flash for Ice Cream Sandwich by Year-End

    Adobe's plans to stop developing mobile Flash Player will have to wait a little longer, as the company works on bringing Flash to Android Ice Cream Sandwich.

  • News: Chief Rabbi blames Apple, Steve Jobs for 'selfish' culture

    Lord Sacks, the Chief Rabbi, has blamed Apple and its late co-founder Steve Jobs for creating "an individualist, egocentric culture".

  • News: At 40,000 Apps, Windows Phone Marketplace Still Lags

    Microsoft’s app store for Windows Phone 7 devices now hosts more than 40,000 applications, according to unofficial figures from the All About Windows Phone website, which uses a custom tracking system. The figures show that some 165 apps are added every day to the Windows Phone Marketplace, putting the store on track to reach the 50,000 mark sometime in January.

  • News: Security Firm Lists 'Dirty Dozen' Unsafe Smartphones

    A list of 12 smartphones that pose the highest security and privacy risks to consumers and corporations was released today by a maker of security software.

  • News: Textastic Code Editor for iPad

    Programmers and Web-page coders have specific needs when using a text editor to write and edit. Textastic, an iPad-only app by Alexander Blach, fulfills those needs superbly. The app can access files across many protocols and services, uses colored type to distinguish programming or formatting elements, offers a powerful floating selection tool, correctly handles uploading changes even in complex circumstances, and has the fluency you need for a touch-based interface without losing any of the requirements for working in text.

  • News: Social networking use among mobile users grows in Europe

    The number people accessing social networking sites in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the U.K. using their mobile phone has grown by 44 percent in the last year, market research company comScore said on Monday.

  • News: A high-tech pioneer reflects on the digital revolution

    The man who led the design and development of the first microprocessor 40 years ago said at the time he didn't foresee the extent of the digital revolution he was helping to create.

  • Feature: Best iPhone apps: Free apps for working on the go

    Smartphones make working on the go far easier.

  • News: Apple's iPhone is most popular smartphone with mobile workers

    Apple’s iPhone has been named the most popular smartphone with mobile workers by iPass.

  • News: The Week in iPad Cases: Leather-fu

    It's that time of week again: time to welcome another batch of new iPad cases as they debut in Macworld's trademark weekly roundup. We navigate the Information Superhighway—or whatever the cool kids are calling it these days—to find the very latest in protective gear for your favorite tablet.

  • News: Android 4.0: Security Holes in 'Ice Cream Sandwich'

    Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich” is imminent with the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone. Early reviews suggest that Android 4.0 is a cutting edge mobile OS with a variety of awesome features to look forward to. Some of those whiz-bang features come with potential security concerns, though.

  • News: Flash Would Be Welcomed By Some For Ice Cream Sandwich

    Adobe's Flash Player would be a welcome addition if it becomes available for Google's newest mobile operating system, Android 4.0. For now, users of the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus will have to wait.

  • News: Google+ Could Grow Thanks to New Feature, Small Change in Android OS

    Google's social networking service could see bigger growth thanks to a new feature that lets businesses build profiles to promote their brands and a small change in the Internet search leader’s newest mobile operating system, Android 4.0.

  • News: Report: Apple extends AppleCare+ grace period for iPhone purchases

    The deadline for ordering AppleCare+ for your brand new iPhone 4S came and went earlier this week. But if Internet reports are to be believed, Apple is pushing back that deadline once again while it also rolls out a change to when and where you can order AppleCare+ for your iPhone.

  • Opinion: App Uses Your Webcam to Detect Your Heart and Breathing Rates

    Have you ever wanted to know if you were within your target heart rate range while you exercise? Unfortunately for those of us who work out, a heart rate monitor can be expensive, costing anywhere from tens of dollars to hundreds of dollars depending on the quality of the monitor. But your wallet--or purse--doesn't any to fear any longer thanks to the Philips Vital Signs Camera App for the iPad 2.


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