Archive for December, 2011

Top 10 iOS Apps of 2011 (Mashable)

December 31, 2011
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2011 was a great year for iOS apps. The App Store officially passed the 500,000 app mark, and with iOS 5, developers are continuing to push the boundaries of what it means to make a mobile app. We’ve already highlighted 15 of the best mobile apps, but with so many great apps available for...
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1983 Apple prototype pictures show iPhone ancestor (Digital Trends)

December 31, 2011
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1983 Apple prototype pictures show iPhone ancestor 
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Here’s a nice little bit of Apple trivia for you. Apple’s first touchscreen technically wasn’t the 2007 launched iPhone. The company had apparently designed a prototype of a touchscreen landline phone back in the 1980s.
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After many ups and downs, stocks end flat for 2011 (AP)

December 31, 2011
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NEW YORK – The stock market ended a tumultuous year right where it started.
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You thought 2011 was tough? (Reuters)

December 31, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Shaky Europe. Political gridlock. Volatile markets.
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Fresh iPhone Apps for Dec. 30: Grid Lens, Cloth, Jailhouse Jack, Night of the Living Dead Defense (Appolicious)

December 30, 2011
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Fresh iPhone Apps for Dec. 30: Grid Lens, Cloth, Jailhouse Jack, Night of the Living Dead Defense 
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Still prepping for New Year’s? You might want to check out Grid Lens for the big night, an app that lets you take interesting photos and arrange them in grid frames to tell a story. If you’re stuck on what you might wear to your Dec. 31 parties, use Cloth to share your outfits...
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End-of-the-year iPad 3 rumors: two versions, better battery, new display tech (Appolicious)

December 30, 2011
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End-of-the-year iPad 3 rumors: two versions, better battery, new display tech 
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Wait, wait! There’s still roughly 36 hours left before it’s 2012 – we can definitely slip in one last iPad 3 rumor round-up.
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S&P 500 ends year unchanged (Reuters)

December 30, 2011
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The broad S&P 500 endured wild daily swings, but a year of drama left the index on Friday pretty much where it started. Not since 1970 has the index ended a year as close to unchanged as it did this year.
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Stocks ending flat for year after big ups, downs (AP)

December 30, 2011
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NEW YORK – The stock market is ending a tumultuous year right where it started.
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SCI Plans Biggest Convention Yet, No Matter That Hunting Numbers Are Declining

December 30, 2011
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Forty years ago, Safari Club International’s first annual hunter’s convention seemed more like a gathering between 20 hunting enthusiasts in someone’s garage. At the next convention in February 2012, SCI President Dr. Larry Rudolph expects 15,000 to 20,000 attendees; a record high number.
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Significance Of Focus In Training and Life From A Denver Personal Trainer

December 30, 2011
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Something that I think almost everyone can benefit from is reevaluating their focus. This is one thing that is not clear to me but gradually, I am having a grasp of it. In the realm of fitness I think it is easy for people influenced by Crossfit (as I have been) to become unfocused....
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