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Apple To Give Away Free Cases

July 16, 2010

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Apple finally owned up to the problems of the iPhone 4 today at a press conference in Cupertino, California. They will give all iPhone 4 users a free case of their choice. Because they can’t manufacture their own bumpers fast enough, they are relying on third-party case manufacturers to keep the supply coming. This is […]

Tokyo Tests “Smart” Billboards That Scan Pedestrians

July 15, 2010

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New digital advertising billboards are being rolled out for testing on the streets of Tokyo, Japan. These “smart” billboards are fitted with cameras that scan passers-by and display relevant ads based on their gender and age group. 11 railway companies have already started using these billboards last month, and has set up 27 of these […]

FaceTime Comes To iPod, iPad

July 15, 2010

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Ever since the release of FaceTime for the iPhone 4, users wanted to have more freedom of whom they could communicate with. At first, it was only with other iPhone 4 users, but now that rumors are starting to brew about a camera on the iPod Touch, will FaceTime come to the device as well? […]

Apple To Hold iPhone 4 Press Conference Friday

July 15, 2010

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This Friday Apple plans on holding a press conference in Cupertino to discuss the iPhone 4, and the numerous problems and debates the handset has sprouted. No further details about this event were made available to the public. Apple simply stated on Wednesday that they would be holding the event at Friday, July 16, at […]

Acer To Start A Tablet Lineup In Late 2010

July 14, 2010

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Acer plans to launch 7 and 10 inch tablet PC’s in the fourth quarter of 2010, both of them to be based on the ARM architecture and Android. Unlike their current line of black and white ebook readers, the tablets will feature full color, multi-touch displays and will run Android 2.2 with flash support, something the […]

iPhone 4 Recall Would Cost $1.5 Billion

July 14, 2010

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In  lieu of Apple’s iPhone 4 launch in late June, many people have been noticing problems with the antenna. Holding the device the wrong way can cause a drastic loss of signal strength, even where other phones would get normal signal strength. After Apple’s letter to consumers stating that it was merely a software glitch, people were […]

AMD 12-Core Opteron Takes Intel By Storm

July 14, 2010

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In as not too distant past, dual core was all the rage. It was the main selling point of new computers, and effectively made single-core processors obsolete. Then, after a few years the new quad cores came out and took the computing world by storm. With twice the processing power of dual cores, they retailed […]