Monthly Archives: September 2012

IRL: Dyson DC44, NUU ClickMate PowerPlus and the Galaxy S III

Welcome to IRL, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we’re using in real life and take a second look at products that already got the formal review treatment. Can’t get more random than this, …

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Facebook Messenger gets chatty with iPhone 5

New version of the app for iOS adds support for the latest version of Apple’s iconic gadget, along with other tweaks. September 29, 2012 10:07 AM PDT Bubblicious. (Credit: Facebook ) Facebook has tweaked its Messenger app for iOS, adding …

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Ask Maggie is back! Which iPhone 5 is right for you? – CNET

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon assesses which version of the iPhone 5 is best for international travelers, and she offers advice about ditching AT&T for Verizon's iPhone 5. The iPhone 5 is finally here, but figuring …

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iPad Mini mockup gets a dramatic showing (video) – VentureBeat

Amidst the iPhone 5 release and iOS 6 Maps drama, it’s easy to forget that Apple is also expected to show off the iPad Mini sometime in October. Now we have our closest look yet at what the iPad Mini …

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The biggest problem with Apple Maps? Our overreaction – Digital Trends

Have we learned nothing from the “Antenna Gate” circus? Despite all the grobbling, Apple Maps just isn’t that big of a deal. Apple is taking a lot of heat over the release of the iPhone 5 and its corresponding operating …

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Amazon to start selling wine?

A report suggests that in a matter of weeks Amazon will launch a wine marketplace. How very civilized. September 29, 2012 11:07 AM PDT Some of my Napa and Sonoma favorites. Soon to be delivered through Amazon? (Credit: Chris Matyszczyk/CNET …

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Apple’s iOS 6 stumbles on basic connectivity: Wi-Fi

Apple is struggling with a number of issues after the release of iOS 6 and the iPhone 5, not least of which is Wi-Fi connectivity. September 29, 2012 3:18 PM PDT Apple’s speed claims regarding wireless have proved elusive for …

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iPhone 5: My First Week – InformationWeek (blog)

iPhone 5′s 10 Best Features (click image for larger view and for slideshow) The Apple iPhone continues to be one of the most important devices of the year. Whether or not you care about Apple products, the iPhone’s presence reverberates …

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How Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Netflix say sorry – MarketWatch

By Quentin Fottrell Since he took the reins from Steve Jobs, Apple CEO Tim Cook has had his every move compared with that of the company’s visionary founder. “What would Steve have done?” many wondered when Apple came under widespread …

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Facebook Messenger 2.0 for iPhone brings new design to conversations, swipe left for friends list

Facebook debuted the new look of its dedicated Messenger app on Android last week and and just as promised, now it’s available on the iPhone as well. Facebook Messenger 2.0 brings a new SMS-style bubble layout to conversations, a swipe …

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