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Ten years ago, on May 15, 2001, the world got its first look at an Apple retail store as Steve Jobs gave the press a tour of the Tysons Corner Apple Store in McLean, Virginia. Four days later, that store and another in Glendale, California officially opened for business. Today, over 320 Apple St...

May 15th 2011 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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IDC has released its latest report on the future of the smartphone market, and according to the predictions, there's a lot of growth in store for Windows Phone 7. By 2015, says the firm, Windows Phones should have over 20 percent of the smartphone market, placing it ahead of even Apple's iOS ha...

March 29th 2011 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
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Changes to its licensing may lead Samba, an open source suite of tools for networking with Windows systems, to be chopped from Mac OS X Lion, according to a report from AppleInsider. Instead, Apple will develop its own solutions for interacting with neighboring Windows systems over a network....

March 24th 2011 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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We knew it was coming, and now there is a date: the Gray Lady is charging admission this month. The New York Times digital products (the website, TimesReader app, phone apps and iPad edition) will be subject to a subscription fee for US customers starting March 28, with Canadian customers activ...

March 17th 2011 at 1:05pm 0 Comments
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When Sony hacked $50 from the PSP Go's price earlier this week, it didn't exactly trumpet the news, and now it's looking like a permanent $150 MSRP for the UMD-less handheld was too good to be true. Text across Sony's website has silently been changed to reflect a $199.99 price point for both color...

March 5th 2011 at 2:05pm 0 Comments
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If you thought today couldn't get any more hands-on, you were wrong. The folks over at our sister blog, Engadget, just received a review unit of the new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt technology and posted lots of delicious photos for us nerds to enjoy. (Note that unlike many other Apple-br...

February 24th 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Software Update calls your name... the latest version of Apple's iWeb site editor (part of the iLife suite) is available now. The iWeb patch contains "bug fixes and improvements," including: resolving an issue when using the iSight Movie widget on certain Macs; an issue publishing iWeb sites using...

February 15th 2011 at 5:53pm 0 Comments
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Dig a bit deeper into Verizon's iPhone announcement and you see something that was overlooked from this morning's announcement -- namely a white iPhone. Apple has made it perfectly clear that the Holy Grail of iPhones won't be available until some time this spring. So, is this the real thing? Most...

January 11th 2011 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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With only a handful of HP printers being compatible with Apple's AirPrint -- after the disappointment of AirPrint's functionality being drastically scaled back in the final release of iOS 4.2 -- users have been left with two options if they want to print directly from their iOS 4.2 device. One, ge...

December 10th 2010 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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Remember when Sprint said this: "The total number of HTC EVO 4G devices sold on launch day was three times the number of Samsung Instinct and Palm Pre devices sold over their first three days on the market combined." Nuh uh, it's wrong. Sprint just issued a correction in the wee hours stating that...

June 9th 2010 at 7:45am 0 Comments