Archive for July 13th, 2011

Sync-able Notefile app worth its price for Mac OS X users (Appolicious)

July 13, 2011
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Junecloud is one of my favorite developers of apps for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, and perhaps my favorite. So there’s no confusion, I have no affiliation with the company or its employees and don’t think I’ve even communicated with them in the past, sans maybe a tweet or two espousing my love of...
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Police forces equipped with facial recognition devices cause privacy outrage (Yahoo! News)

July 13, 2011
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Police forces equipped with facial recognition devices cause privacy outrage 
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Wall Street rises on Bernanke policy comments (Reuters)

July 13, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street stocks rebounded from a three-day selloff on Wednesday as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke raised hopes for further stimulus of the U.S. economy if needed.
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Stocks jump as Bernanke details possible stimulus (AP)

July 13, 2011
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NEW YORK – With a few unexpected words, Ben Bernanke caused stocks to jump.
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Chinese man makes iPad look-a-like from scratch (AFP)

July 13, 2011
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BEIJING (AFP) – An enterprising Chinese man has come up with a solution for gadget-crazy people who desperately want Apple’s popular iPad tablet computer but cannot afford it — DIY.
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Fresh iPhone Apps for July 13: TiVo update, Above France, Kard Combat, QuBIT (Appolicious)

July 13, 2011
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Fresh iPhone Apps for July 13: TiVo update, Above France, Kard Combat, QuBIT 
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Finally, TiVo’s iOS app has been updated to allow iPhone owners to use the service as well as iPad owners. It leads today’s Fresh iPhone Apps list, along with Above France, a new photo-packed travel app from Fotopedia and National Geographic. Kard Combat leads the day’s game selection, bringing a new card battle game...
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Stock index futures gain on signs of China’s growth (Reuters)

July 13, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock index futures rebounded on Wednesday from three days of losses on stronger-than-expected growth in China, but investors closely watched developments in Europe’s debt crisis.
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US stock futures rise on encouraging China growth (AP)

July 13, 2011
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NEW YORK – Stock futures are rising after an encouraging report on China’s growth.
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China Telecom plans to launch iPhone near year-end: sources (Reuters)

July 13, 2011
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HONG KONG (Reuters) – China Telecom Corp Ltd plans to offer Apple Inc’s popular iPhone in China by close to the end of 2011, sources said, making it the second operator to do so in the world’s largest mobile phone market.
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One third of iPhone owners believe they already have 4G service (Digital Trends)

July 13, 2011
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One third of iPhone owners believe they already have 4G service 
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In the latest study completed by Retrevo, 34 percent of iPhone owners are under the impression that the iPhone 4 and older Apple models are compatible with 4G service. It’s possible this confusion is attributed to the name of the iPhone 4. In addition, 24 percent of Blackberry owners are of the same mindset...
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