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    by Published on 02-01-2011 12:55 AM

    Iíve seen a wrecked Mac or two in my life, but never have I seen anything as badly damaged as the Macís on display at the DriveSavers booth. If youíve ever had a hard drive crash, you know how frustrating it can be to try to recover the data. DriveSavers can come to the rescue even if your drive is DOA. They are the ďonly certified secure data recovery service in the industry.Ē

    The main attractions at the DriveSavers booth this year was a couple ...
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    by Published on 01-31-2011 03:39 PM

    Apple is believed to be relaxing its stringent iPod repair policy with regard to devices that reveal a triggered liquid sensor. As many iDevice owners have unfortunately experienced, the liquid contact indicator (LCI) can herald an end to the warranty on your freshly damaged device. And for as long as Apple has been utilizing liquid contact indicators, Apple customers have been thwarted in ...
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    by Published on 01-31-2011 01:49 PM

    Intel announced today that they have discovered a "design error" in its new support chip for their next-gen Intel Core processors, the 'Sandy Bridge' processors. The setback in production will come as very disappointing news for any one who has been holding out to buy a PC or Mac with this next-generation chipset.

    The problem in the new chipset is apparently in the SATA ports. According to the announcement, ...
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    by Published on 01-31-2011 10:45 AM

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    Spotify, the music streaming service that is extremely popular in Europe, is directly blaming Apple and their iTunes juggernaut for their inability to strike deals with the major music labels and bring their service to the United States.

    The company had previously stated that they had their sights set on a plan to launch by the end of 2010. We're now one full month into 2011, and there are still ...
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    by Published on 01-31-2011 10:34 AM

    So much for having compassion for Apple chief Steve Jobs during his latest medical leave of absence. On Monday, Netgear CEO Patrick Lo went on a verbal rampage against Apple and its founding father Steve Jobs. Blasting the company and Jobs over their corporate atmosphere of secrecy inside an already tightly closed business model, Lo did not mince words as he predicted Apple's ultimate demise.
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    by Published on 01-31-2011 10:00 AM

    The latest report about the iPad 2 out of the East Asia supply chain claims that the upgraded device will come with a dual-core CPU running at 1.2 GHz. Concord Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims that his supplier checks indicate a significant speed bump for the new iPad, with double the RAM, faster memory bus speeds and a powerful dual-core GPU. Display resolution is said to be the same, but the screen ...
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    by Published on 01-31-2011 05:28 AM

    The McTiVia booth at Macworld Expo wasnít the flashiest at this yearís show, but it did have one of the most intriguing products there. The McTiVia is a rather unassuming black box that looks like it has a couple of rabbit ears sticking out of it. This device bridges the gap between your Mac and HDTV, by allowing you to use your TV as a Mac monitor, wirelessly. You simply connect the McTiVia to your TV with an HDMI cable and ...
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    by Published on 01-31-2011 02:39 AM

    Sonoma Wire Works is coming out with the GuitarJack 2 ($149) in March, the sequel to the popular guitar interface for iPhone and the iPod Touch. It features a 1/4-inch instrument input so you can connect guitars, mics, basses, keyboards and other instruments to an iOS device via the dock connector. It also has a 1/8-inch stereo mic/line input and a headphone jack that offers better sound quality and ...
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    by Published on 01-31-2011 01:40 AM

    Some of you might remember the reports of people using sausages as styluses to operate iPhones in the cold. I for one canít imagine doing this, but I guess it works for some people. Well now you donít have to get your iDevices all greasy with pork products anymore. Freehands has you covered in cold. They offer a full line of fashionable gloves that let you use your portable gear in cold weather. ...
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    by Published on 01-31-2011 01:10 AM

    Going to the beach with electronics can be a nerve-racking experience, trying to keep sand and water off of your expensive gear. Most of the time, itís easier to just leave your devices at home, rather than risk them getting wet. But what about your precious iPhone? You canít very well leave it at home and leaving it on a crowded beach unprotected, isnít a great idea either. Well now you can keep your ...
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    by Published on 01-30-2011 09:53 AM

    The developer behind a number of popular Cydia titles is getting ready to release a new voice control tweak that greatly extends native iOS functionality. Grant (@chpwn) Paul, who developed ProSwitcher with @Ryan Petrich, is previewing his upcoming VoiceActivator tweak via a YouTube video he's posted on Twitter.

    Many people who have used Voice Control on the iPhone ...
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    by Published on 01-30-2011 05:02 AM

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    JOOS Orange may just be the toughest solar panel you can buy. Itís no slouch in the power department either. The JOOS Orange is a solar powered battery pack that can charge all iOS devices and just about any other USB powered device as well. Itís roughly the size of an iPad and weighs just about as much.

    Most USB solar battery packs available today can take many hours or even days to charge in the ...