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Apple Poised to Set Up its Own MVNO

­Apple  is poised to set up its own MVNO to sell mobile airtime direct to consumers. Apple’s next big move will be to provide wireless service directly to its iPad and iPhone customers, according to veteran wireless industry strategist Whitey Bluestein. Bluestein told an international gathering of wireless operators, resellers and suppliers that Apple has all [...]

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Angry Birds Space becomes ‘fastest growing mobile game’ ever!

If you thought Angry Birds Space’s 10 million downloads in three days was impressive, you’ll really blown away to know that it hasn’t stopped there. After 35 days out in the wild, Angry Birds Space has amassed a staggering 50 million downloads, making it the “fastest growing mobile game” ever. The 50 millions downloads are comprised [...]

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Read It Later becomes Pocket

Popular Instapaper and Readability competitor Read It Later has totally rebranded. It’s now Pocket and it’s looking to be the latest cool app for saving content on the Internet for later. It also comes with a pleasant new price tag: free. What’s different about Pocket? Well, it takes somewhat of a different aim than Read [...]

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iPad app with the ability to edit PowerPoint files

Quickoffice updated its iPad app, allowing users to create and edit 2007-2010 Microsoft PowerPoint files. And it’s not just basic things you can edit on your iPad – you can view, create and edit numbered lists in PowerPoint files; select from over 100 shapes in 5 categories and insert into presentations. Click here for the [...]

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24K Gold iPad 3 launched

Gold & Co, a London/Dubai based company, has produced the worlds first 24KT gold plated new iPad. The first one will be displayed at the biggest shopping mall in Dubai before being auctioned off – all profits going to charity. Click here for more information.  

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Apple’s Ipad will dominate tablets for four more years

The one and only Apple Ipad will sit atop the tablet sales charts for four more years, according to analyst firm Gartner. We do not know what it cost to work that out, it seems obvious since people will queue up and clamour to get their hands on an Ipad, but it is backed up [...]

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Starbucks up to 42 million m-payment transactions

Starbucks has reached 42 million payments processed using its mobile payment app, Venture Beat reported yesterday. That impressive factoid is courtesy of Adam Brotman, Starbucks’ chief digital officer. That’s up from 26 million transactions just four months ago. Even more revealing are Brotman’s comments about future plans for mobile payments at the coffee company… Click [...]

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Apple responds to iPad battery controversy!

The iPad’s battery issue began when a DisplayMate report said the tablet’s battery continued to charge after the meter on the screen read 100 percent. This opened up a can of worms that led to reports that excessive charging would damage the iPad’s battery. Vice President of product marketing Michael Tchao finally put an end to this iPad battery [...]

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The World’s Greatest use of Mobile Payment Technology yet…

The pizza magnet! While big pizza chains have been progressive in launching mobile and online ordering apps, the Red Tomato Pizza in Dubai has made things even more convenient. With one quick touch of their pizza box-shaped VIP Fridge Magnet, guests’ favorite pizza order will be communicated to the business and delivery will be set [...]

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Finally: A truly magical iPad

More pixels on the screen. More graphics performance. More megapixels in the camera. More megabits per second with the mobile broadband connection. There’s more of everything. But what’s fundamentally different? One of the least appreciated new features is one that truly brings entirely new capabilities to the iPad. That feature is Bluetooth 4.0 support… Click [...]

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