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Release of Microsoft Office app is expected to be in early 2013





Microsoft Office application for iPhone and iPad, expected to start setting on the iOS App Store in early 2013. It offers free preview of documents, but there is subscription for Office required to edit documents. On Wednesday, The Verge revealed details of the software. The "Office Mobile" application will be free distributed, but it requires Microsoft Office account. The Office Mobile application will include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. With an annual subscription to the Office, the user will be able to edit documents. Office Mobile is also expected on the Google Android platform, although the application will appear on Apple's iOS first.


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iPad Mini Display Is 'Very Capable', But Android Competitors Are Better



The discussion about the new iPad mini has mainly revolved around its display, which is said to account for 43% of the total cost of manufacturing. The display is reportedly based on a new "GF2" technology which allows for thinner display, but it lacks Retina-level resolution to which users have become accustomed in the new iPad and iPhone.


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iPad mini is more strongest than Nexus 7 and 3-rd generation iPad



An informal test of strength performed by the third-party warranty firm showed that despite the extremely slim body, the new iPad mini is stronger than the Google Nexus 7 and the third-generation iPad.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Monday, November 5th, 2012. 20:58

Apple is going to ship 850K iPad minis in first week of sales



Since the first shipment of the pre-orders for the iPad mini has already sold, tablets hit records wholesale and retail sales. About 850,000 units will be sold in first week of salesIn a report, obtained by AppleInsider, KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said that in the first week of sales Apple may ship about 850,000 iPad mini, based on a check of the supply chain and logistical considerations, such as transportation.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Sunday, November 4th, 2012. 14:56

Google Search for iOS updated with voice recognition



Google has released an update for its Search for iOS app that adds Google Now-like voice recognition. The new voice recognition feature also remind us a lot of Siri. Users can perform tasks like “asking for the weather in a natural way and it will provide results,” Google explained.

Improved Voice Search
✓ Simply say what you want and get results without typing.
✓ Faster and significantly improved voice recognition with text streamed on the fly.
✓ Get answers spoken directly back to you with web results tailored to your questions.
✓ Want to see types of questions that work well? Visit http://google.com/support/mobile/?p=gsa_voice.

Take a look at the demo:

You can download application in AppStore for Free here.




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Wednesday, October 31st, 2012. 19:15

Phil Schiller Defends Pricing On iPad Mini



With the iPad mini’s pricing starting at $329, some people were disappointed that Apple was unable or unwilling to release the tablet at approximately $249. With rival 7-inch tablets selling at about $199, some observers believe that Apple left too big pricing gap for potential tablet buyers.


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Written by maxim

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012. 21:43

Live iPad Mini Launch Coverage



Sorry, only in Russian here.

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Apple will host a media event scheduled for October 23rd. Apple is expected to show us the new 7.85-inch iPad Mini, new iMac, new 13-inch Retina MacBook and new Mac Mini.

October 23 at 10:00 am PT Apple will introduce new devices. We expect the new 7.85-inch iPad Mini, new iMac, new 13-inch Retina MacBook and new Mac Mini.

Live coverage begins Tuesday, October 23 at 9:30 am PT.




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'iPad Mini' Pricing to Begin at Approximately $329



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9to5Mac offered their suggestions related to the entry price point for Apple’s upcoming smaller iPad set to be released October 23rd. The entry price will be reportedly between the base model of the new, fifth-generation iPod touch ($299) and the currently shipping WiFi-only 16GB iPad 2 ($399). So, the base model of the smaller iPad will likely be priced at a minimum of $329 in the United States. A starting price of $329 makes sense. The new iPod touch will continue to be cheaper than Apple’s new tablet, while the smaller iPad’s pricing will also be nicely spaced under and between the new full-sized iPads.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Monday, October 22nd, 2012. 14:38

Google Included Street View To Google Maps Web App



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Today iPhoneinCanads.ca reported that Google added its Street View to the Google Maps web app that is available to users of mobile devices. With Apple’s shift to its own Maps app in the new iOS 6, users who still want to use Google Maps service have been able to do so via the maps.google.com web-based app, but that app has been missing several features compared with iOS app that was available on Apple’s mobile devices. The report said:


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Thursday, October 4th, 2012. 21:10

Insiders Detail Steve Jobs' Role in Apple's Mapping Effort



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Bloomberg has recently provided an interesting glimpse of Steve Jobs' role in Apple's mapping effort. The project has been a number of years in the making but which only now has made its way into the public's hands. The report claims Apple's mapping effort was Jobs' idea. He wished Apple to move away from using Google’ Maps on iOS devices.


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The iPhone 5 Should Deliver Improved Signal Reception



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According to antenna expert and owner of website AntennaSys Spencer Webb, the iPhone 5’s increase in height and other changes in its design should improve signal reception. He wrote extensively about the antenna issues in the original iPhone 4.


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Written by maxim

Thursday, September 13th, 2012. 13:59

Google Released Native YouTube App For iPhone



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Google, as promised, has launched a native YouTube app for Apple’s smartphone. Previously we reported that Apple would be removing the YouTube app from IOS 6 that is expected to be released in the immediate future. At that time, Google said that a native iOS app is in the pipeline.

YouTube app just appeared as a free download in the App Store.


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Previously-Thought NFC Chip in iPhone 5 is Earpiece Speaker



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The latest pictures of the rumored next-generation iPhone published on Thursday by Sonny Dickson offer a look at a mysterious internal component located next to the earpiece. Some analysts suggested that the unknown component could be the NFC chip. But last week, the well-connected Jim Dalrymple of The Loop reported that Apple's next iPhone will not feature NFC technology, sometimes known as radio frequency identification, or RFID.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Friday, September 7th, 2012. 0:58

Apple's OS X passes Windows Vista in worldwide usage



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The latest monthly data of desktop operating shares from Net Applications shows that total Web usage of Apple's OS X operating system has exceeded Microsoft's Windows Vista. Microsoft's Windows Vista fell in August to 6.15 percent of tracked Web usage. Meanwhile, Apple's latest operating system, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, grew to 1.34 percent.


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Google And Apple’s CEOs Working To Address Patent Disputes Between Companies



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According to today’s report from Reuters, Google CEO Larry Page and Apple CEO Tim Cook have been actively discussing some patent issues related to the two companies. The report said:


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Written by maxim

Friday, August 31st, 2012. 1:23