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    by Published on 11-17-2010 02:28 AM

    With the release of the complete Beatles catalog on iTunes, it only seems fitting to do a story about a great new music app today. Guitar World Lick of the Day is a new instructional app developed by Agile Partners for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. It features videos and instruction from such celebrities as Zakk Wylde, Joe Satriani, Gus G., and Phil Collen. Each lesson includes scrolling music notation and an animated fret ...
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    by Published on 11-16-2010 12:48 PM

    Requires iOS 3.2 or higher

    Notifier+ is the debut release of the application "Notifier", supporting our beloved iOS 4.x. Notifier+ allows the user to create and schedule reminders for all sorts of actions built into iOS. Support is available for Calls, Voicemail, Messages, Email, IM's, Calendar Events and Invitations.

    Notifier+ even lets you set your own custom sounds to these reminders by simply adding your desired audio files in a specified folder.

    Available in Cydia at a special introductory price of $1.99. ...
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    by Published on 11-16-2010 12:30 PM


    RIM is working on trying to build some early pre-release buzz for its PlayBook tablet, which won't be out until the spring. However, that's not stopping the Blackberry manufacturer from throwing down: they produced a new video that they say shows the PlayBook beating the iPad at Web browsing. Of course, there's no way of knowing if the video is rigged, ...
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    by Published on 11-16-2010 11:56 AM

    Our first glimpse at the "world's fastest processor" will take place on January 5th, when Intel will formally unveil and launch its Sandy Bridge processors at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show. How do we know? Intel has begun sending out invitations to the event confirming the big reveal. Branded the "second generation Intel Core processors," many have also started speculating as to how these little beauties ...
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    by Published on 11-16-2010 10:07 AM

    Paul Devine may need to empty his pockets. The global supply manager for Apple who was charged with taking substantial financial kickbacks in return for sensitive company information, Devine is now hearing from prosecutors for the U.S. government that the time may be drawing near to return the fat wads of cash he collected from his "side venture."

    Although Devine has pleaded not guilty, ...
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    by Published on 11-16-2010 08:11 AM

    As has been rumored for the past 24 hours, Apple today announced that they had obtained rights to the Beatles' music catalog on the iTunes Store. Apple has had a teaser on their home page since early yesterday with the legend "Tomorrow is just another day. That you'll never forget." Eyebrows were raised by the apparent reference to "Another Day," a Paul McCartney song from his solo ...
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    by Published on 11-15-2010 05:40 PM

    The latest version of Bump, the app that allows you to exchange contact information and photo libraries with other iPhone users, now lets you "share" music. Bump 2.2 supports song metadata transfers, to be precise, rather than the transmission of sound files. Your Bump contacts will get previews via links to iTunes (if available) for the songs you share, and can also browse YouTube hits for ...
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    by Published on 11-15-2010 09:21 AM

    The front page of Apple's website says it all. Tomorrow is a big day for iTunes. How so? I guess we'll found out for certain in fewer than 24 hours. For now, Apple will only say that it has an "exciting announcement" planned for 7 a.m. Pacific, 10 a.m. Eastern tomorrow. "Tomorrow is just another day that you'll never forget," Apple proclaims with the full power of the entire front page. ...
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    by Published on 11-15-2010 09:02 AM

    Somebody has been exaggerating. And it appears to be the folks at HP.

    Following the January 27th introduction of the iPad this year, rumblings were soon detected about the forthcoming HP Slate and the mega expectations that both HP and its fan base supposedly had for the rival tablet. But as reports surfaced Monday morning from leaked internal data, the information collected indicates that HP planned ...
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    by Published on 11-15-2010 08:07 AM

    A pair of Harvard researchers have used an iPhone app to track the moods of thousands of participants in a study about happiness. Querying over two thousand iPhone users at random points in the day, the psychologists found people are happiest when they are focused on what they're doing than when they are spacing out, even if they are having pleasant thoughts.

    The researchers knew that studying ...
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    by Published on 11-15-2010 12:37 AM

    Ping has quietly arrived on the iPad and is now available through the iTunes app. Ping was made available for the first time when Apple updated iTunes back in September. Apple hopes to generate more music downloads by tapping into the popularity of social networking on the web. Apple integrated Ping into iTunes and this now makes it easy for people to find new music and download it directly ...
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    by Published on 11-14-2010 06:59 PM

    Time Magazine has published its picks for the top 50 inventions of 2010, and the iPad is right at the top of the list. As the accompanying article notes astutely, though, the iPad is not an invention per se, but a reinvention of a product that had pretty much been left for dead.

    Tablet computers, after all, are far from a new invention. The pen tablet was developed ...