Archive for August 19th, 2011

The iPad 3 Will Have a High Resolution Display (The Atlantic Wire)

August 19, 2011
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Apple has placed its component orders with manufacturers for the iPad 3, which will be available early next year, according to Friday’s detail-trickling Wall Street Journal report. Here are a few of the things that the Journal managed to wring out of “people familiar with the situation” at the world’s most valuable, and secretive, tech company:
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In nod to IBM, HP overhaul minimizes consumers (AP)

August 19, 2011
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SAN FRANCISCO – Hewlett-Packard’s decision to surrender in smartphones and tablet computers and possibly get rid of its personal computer business underscores how Apple has transformed consumer electronics in just four years.
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Stocks fluctuate as global markets slide (AP)

August 19, 2011
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The stock market went back into a lull Friday as investors waited for the next signals on the economy — and whether it’s headed for another recession.
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Wall St flat, energy companies gain on oil (Reuters)

August 19, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks were little changed on Friday, but commodity-related shares rose on energy and gold prices, while Hewlett-Packard dragged on the Dow industrials.
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Visual Proof: iPad Copycats Are Everywhere [PIC] (Mashable)

August 19, 2011
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When Apple launched the iPad in April, 2010, it changed the way most other manufacturers approached the idea of a tablet. As Apple continues threatening Samsung with the mother of all lawsuits for copying the iPad with the Samsung Galaxy Tab, the fact remains: Most tablets look almost exactly like the iPad, especially from...
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British Airways cabin crew given iPads (Digital Trends)

August 19, 2011
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British Airways cabin crew given iPads 
    (Digital Trends)

Next time you’re on a British Airways flight and you see a member of the cabin crew fiddling about on an iPad, don’t think for a moment that it’s Angry Birds they’re playing.
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Stock futures signal another day of losses (Reuters)

August 19, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stock index futures pointed to a sharply weaker open for equities on Wall Street on Friday, a day after the Nasdaq ended more than 5 percent lower and the S&P 500 slipped 4.5 percent on rising recession fears.
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World stocks sink on fresh fears of US recession (AP)

August 19, 2011
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BANGKOK – World stock markets plummeted Friday amid signs of a possible U.S. recession and renewed worries over the health of Europe’s banks.
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Alaska Halibut Fishing for Beginners

August 19, 2011
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It is perhaps a good time now to travel to Sitka Alaska most especially if you are a fishing sport enthusiast who is interested towards having that big catch. Fishing for halibut is just the highlight of your trip. However, there are a few things that you have to bear in your mind before...
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Know How to Wrap a Camera Harness

August 19, 2011
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Camera harnesses are smaller. They are very tiny, truly. Thanks towards the fact that they don’t have strong edges, they are particularly hard to wrap. Anything which can be material without having a great form seriously isn’t gonna be very simple to wrap up together with present as being a big surprise. The reality...
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