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Articles tagged with: Apple

Apple Launching Ultra-Thin MacBook

ust after launching MacBook Air recently, now Apple is working towards an Ultra-thin MacBook with a 15 inches of display. The new ultra-thin MacBook is undergoing some final stages of testing and might be launched soon.

Apple made the slim Mac Mini by removing the DVD drive from them. It seems Apple will be removing DVD drives from MacBook Pros as well. Which would produce an ultra-slim MacBook of the future.

Polar Rose Launching Face Detection For iOS 5

Polar Rose is a company that develops applications for Apple has just launched a powerful face recognition application for iOS 5. Polar Rose is a Swedish company which works on facial recognition technology.

In the recent launch of Apple’s OS X Lion, the company introduced Photo Booth software with some some very creative effects of facial recognition and features in which you could add flying birds or circling hearts around you head. Apple won’t be adding these features in the upcoming iPhone, rather it will be using Polar Rose’s facial recognition technology.

Ustream Launches iPad App, Bringing Video To Happy Eyes

A new application known as Ustream has just come out for the iPad. It allows iPad users to directly watch and stream videos online.

The company previously launched the Android version just 2 weeks ago known as Honeycomb. It also allowed streaming videos directly from tablets.

But Ustream now seems to be a better option for iPad users. In addition to watching streaming videos online on the iPad, using the Ustream, users can now record their own videos and upload them directly from their iPads.

The Comic Industry Is Working On An iComic Store

To most of us using the latest technology and gadgets, it is useful and convenient. But hasn’t the fog of technology and gadgets taken over the old charms of reading books in bed or having to wait for a comic to arrive mid-week? They have taken away the joy we used to have on Wednesdays when a new version of the Batman or the X-Men comic was released.

People anxiously awaited for the new release and rushed to the comic stores to get their favorite reading. Technology has taken a huge leap with the release of tablets. Even the hardcore comic fans are taking cheap exits by getting their favorite material through piracy and other type of downloads. This is kind of setback for the traditional Comic business.

Apple’s Grand Central Store Gets Approval

Apple has just won its bid to takeover a 23,000 sq. ft space in Grand Central Station for a new Apple store in New York City. The company agreed to a ten year lease at $800,000 a year, and the store is expected to be one of Apple’s largest and most grandiose stores yet.

The company sent their bid in a few weeks back to the owners of Grand Central Station, the MTA (Metropolitan Transit Authority), and Apple will send in their blueprints in the coming weeks.

Adiós, Fake Apple Stores!

The Chinese government and the investigating authorities have been involved in a big hustle over the past few weeks involving the fake Chinese Apple Stores in Kunming. The fake stores were the lime light of the city and the people behind it were reported when someone blogged about two apple stores in the city when there was no Apple store providing services in that area.

The Land of the Dragons is known for its counterfeit market and copyright infringement all over the globe more than it is known for Dragon remains and Emperors. The accused owner has even said that they were doing it for the good of the people and that they were doing Apple a favor and the employees claim that they were made to believe that this is an official Apple store.

Apple Starts iMac HD Replacement Program

iMac is Apple’s popular line of of all-in-one computers. you have the central processing unit and the display in one package looking like a giant monitor.

Looks like Apple is facing some problems with the hardware of the iMacs shipped during 2011. It is not a big problem as hardware might face some sort of damage during manufacturing. It is suggested that the problem is with the 1TB primary hard disk of the device manufactured by Seagate. The exact cause of the problem is not disclosed.

Play In Your Streets With Location Based Gaming

Tired of playing Call of Duty on the same maps? Wouldn’t it be nice if you could play games from your consoles, based on the streets you grew up in? That’s the idea behind location based gaming.

The games developed in this fashion, progress depending upon the location of the player using satellite positioning and other recent techniques. The point is that games like this bring reality as close to us as they possibly can, and with the increase in the demand of reality based titles these type of games might take over the gaming world.

Toshiba Thrive Taking On iPad 2: The Battle Begins

With technology growing quickly every single day and with the number of gadgets increasing, competition is becoming more fierce than ever before. Each device has to fight for its winning prize, that is, to be bought by consumers.

The fight in the spotlight is between Toshiba the Japanese giant and Apple, a company well known for its innovative curiosity and sexy hardware design.

Save Time When Buying Apps With Password Pilot

Since buying stuff online is a risky process, online stores usually have your account setup with a password with which you can access the online material and save you the peril of losing important information or data. Apple also followed the same procedure where you only had to put in your password once, saving the trouble of punching the password again for next 15 minutes.

This was only until some lawsuits were filed against Apple. Apple, fearing an FCC investigation changed the method leaving users to enter password for every download. This sometimes becomes very troublesome for frequent downloaders who get lots of stuff.