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iPhone-controlled iPad Becomes TV Games Console – Can Apple TV Be Far Behind??

Once again, with the technology so obvious that developers are already creating such solutions, there is a future for the Apple TV, as a low cost console for the television that aggregates all your iTunes media, offers internet access and surfing, a full selection of HD or upscaled iPhone apps and higher capacity.

Oh, and the new Apple TV system is controlled by your iPod touch, iPhone, or future low-cost touch sensitive remote control that will ship in the box with the new product… Continue reading

Apple versus Google: Now Samsung Plans An Android-Powered TV

Just how far is the battle going to go, as Apple defines itself as the world’s leading consumer electronics company while Google attempts to retool itself as a product and software firm, rather than a search engine. Now comes the news Samsung may be preparing to assemble Android-powered televisions… Continue reading

VIDEO: iPad In Concert – Plays Flight Of The BumbleBee

Here’s the latest soon to be gigantically viral iPad-related video clip – Chinese pianist Lang Lang walked onstage in San Francisc to perform the encore playing Flight Of The Bumblebee on an iPad. He used the Magic Piano app, apparently. Continue reading

Apple geeks antsy as iPad TV ad debuts during the Oscars

Look – its Apple’s new TV ad spot, extolling the virtues of its camera-free (like anyone really needs one) iPad. Look in wonder as those hands lovingly caress the digital revolution. Ask yourself how often you’ll see one pulled out for playback on the tube or bus…is this a computer for some of us from the people who made the Mac for the rest of us?

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Survey claims iPhone’s a habit forming brain extension (Updated)

Your iPhone is habit-forming, according to a recent survey of Stanford University students.

The survey revealed that almost one-in-three students fret about becoming addicted to their iPhones, think they may be using them too much and dread becoming “one of those iPhone people.”

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Why Apple TV will be games console – Ubisoft

apple-tv1Apple’s plans for the Apple TV continue to sneak into the present, with Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot confirming Apple’s growing stance in the games market.

“There’s a new entrant in the business – Apple, with the iPhone,” he said, speaking during his company’s financial results call. “And we don’t think they will stop there.”

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iPhone is the mobile web

old_mobile_phoneWith 8 per cent of the smartphone market, Apple’s iPhone generated 43 per cent of mobile Web requests and 65 per cent of HTML site requests from within the smartphone category, the latest released AdMob stats claim.

AdMob, the world’s largest mobile advertising platform, compares smartphone market share to mobile Web usage to determine that smartphones accounted for nearly 3 times more usage than their relative market share in its April 2009 Mobile Metrics Report.

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The iPhone gold rush is for real

This is an interesting account of some of the winners in the gold rush to create applications for the iPhone.

Sure, we’ve all seen recent reports which claim Apple’s provision of free apps makes it hard for some developers, but to get an objective opinion you also need to mull over the successes.

“Some kid in his bedroom can make a million bucks just by writing a little application for the Apple phone,” begins the latest Newsweek report by fake Steve himself, Mr Lyons…

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