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“The biggest thing to happen to iPhone since iPhone.”

Early this week, Apple revealed the new iPhone 5. September 12th was picked as the launch date to release the new model, with the ever modest Apple, claiming it is the best model yet. With it’s 4 inch retina display and slimmer body of 7.6mm (0.2 inches), the iPhone 5 is 20% lighter than the [...]

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A Bulletproof Case for Apple’s iPhone

­A Japanese firm says that it has developed an iPhone case that is designed to protect the smartphone from gunshots. The bulletproof case is however not a lightweight Kevlar type product, and features an inch thick block of steel that the company says can resist a .50 caliber round. As such, only the back of [...]

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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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Saudi Arabia sees rise in online and mobile shopping

About 46 percent of Saudi consumers shop online, led by people in the 18-24 age bracket, according to a MasterCard survey. It found that shopping via mobile phones is increasing, with 26 percent of respondents planning to do this in the coming months. The survey found the greatest proportion of online spend is occurring on [...]

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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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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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Netgear Mobile App

­Wi-Fi router vendor, Netgear has launched mobile apps for Andoid and iPhone handsets that allows users to control their Wi-Fi router from their mobile phone. Netgear Genie mobile app can turn smartphones and tablets into a remote control for network connected media in the home. Netgear Genie mobile app provides the ability to monitor, manage [...]

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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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What is Cloud Computing?

A cloud service has three distinct characteristics that differentiate it from traditional hosting. It is sold on demand, typically by the minute or the hour; it is elastic — a user can have as much or as little of a service as they want at any given time; and the service is fully managed by [...]

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