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Apple to Introduce iPad Mini in Brazil

There are rumors that Apple is introducing the iPad Mini in Brazil sometime in September. Of course, its not official, its a rumor but more and more reports indicate its already in existence. However, we have yet to know the real details of its specs.
Apple has a factory in Brazil and, according to the latest reports, anonymous sources seem to have it on good authority that the Nexus 7 competitor, the iPad Mini, will be manufactured there, although some production tests are already being conducted in China. …

Unlocks Your Smartphone’s Senses Using Behav.io

“When you leave the house, the three things you usually take with you are your keys, your wallet, and your phone,” says Nadav Aharony. And the phone is a now “sensing and processing machine,” he says. The smartphone in your pocket knows where you are, who you’re with, how fast you’re moving, whether you’re standing up or sitting down.

What if we could refine all of this invisible metadata into meaningful stories?

Aharony and his colleagues, Cody Sumter and Alan Gardner — all recent or soon-to-be recent MIT Media Lab grads — have built an open-source platform that simplifies this kind of mobile data collection. They want to enable a new generation of apps that detect social and behavioral trends in communities or groups of people.

Google Analytics Gets Official Mobile App

Google just announce the launch of Google Analytics App for Android phones!

With the Google Analytics App, you can access the same accounts and profiles you see when you open Analytics from a desktop browser, but the reports that are optimized for your phone.

Google will be providing access on an incremental basis to Google Analytics users who sign up to participate in the beta test, with general availability coming later this summer.

Google Will Merge Hangouts, Talk & Messenger

Google has been working on unifying various real-time messaging applications across all devices, and the result are likely to be a unified messenger that allows anyone to do one-on-one chats as well as group video Hangouts.

According to Google Product Manager Nikhyl Singhal, Google has “done an incredibly poor job servicing our users here.” Singhal said that Google doesn’t have anything to announce, but that the company is definitely working on unifying all messaging experiences in the near future.

Apple Releases New Podcast App

Apple has released a brand new Podcasts app, which is available for free. The app is designed both for the iPad and iPhone and requires iOS 5.1 or later. Get the app at the Apple AppStore.

Facebook Now Allows You To Edit Comments

Surely there have been times you written a comment in Facebook, responding to an update, only to find that you have a typo or simply didn’t write what you wanted. Before, all you could do was delete that comment or, if you saw an error quickly, you could edit it within a few seconds after you wrote that post.

Facebook has rolled out a new update that allows users to actually edit a comment long after it has been posted. Facebook’s support page has the simple details on how to edit a comment you’ve already posted. This new feature should be available to all Facebook users in the next few days. With the new update, users will be able to edit their comments at any time, even with comments that you have previously written on other user’s status updates.

New Prepaid Mobile Broadband Service From Walmart

Walmart and TruConnect launched a prepaid mobile broadband service that lets you pay for the amount of data you use, rather than monthly. Essentially, you don’t have to pay $40 every month regardless if you used all your data. You just pay for the data you used. The service is called Internet To Go, and it uses Sprint’s 3G wireless network. Its a smart option if you only use your device to check email and do sporadic connections.

Ultra Light, Ultra Thin, iPhone Charger

The EnerPlex iPhone charger is an ultra light, ultra thin, flexible solar charger for iPhone 4/4S which adds just 72 g (2.53 oz) to the weight of the iPhone while providing the ability to top up the battery from the sun’s rays. It’s probably the thinnest charger out on the market. Check it out.

Leaked Photo Shows Measurement of New iPhone5

As Apple gets closer to releasing the iPhone 5, we have seen some good photo/images leaks of the hotly anticipated next-gen device/handset. Today, there are fresh images that may confirm that the iPhone will indeed be a different redesign from the iPhone 4 and 4S.

The big changes from the old iPhone 4S to the iPhone 5. The phone measures 58.47 mm wide, 123.83 mm high and 7.6 mm thin. The screen is 4″. The earphone jack has been relocated to the bottom of the phone. The dock connector is much smaller, similar in size to micro USB.

Nokia 41MP PureView Camera Phone To Cost $700 USD

Nokia has just said that its 41-megapixel 808 PureView camera phone will cost $700 when it goes on sale to U.S. customers in unlocked form. Presales will begin on Amazon later this week.