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Zuckerberg Became a Time's Person of the Year, Jobs Listed as a Person Who Mattered





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This week Time magazine has published its annual "Person of the Year" issue with Mark Zuckerberg posted on its cover. Apple's CEO didn't receive that title though it was named among "People Who Mattered":

"With each passing year Steve Jobs and his sleek Apple products not only succeed in impressing the techiest of tech addicts, they also manage to create a whole new batch of gadget enthusiasts.


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Apple disabled jailbreak detection API in iOS 4.2



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Apple has reportedly disabled its jailbreak detection API through iOS 4.2 software update. The API helped third-party mobile device management (MDM) applications to check for unauthorized modifications of system files. Apple's jailbreak detection API provided MDM applications direct access to iOS system information and was able to ask the operating system directly if it had been jailbroken. Jailbreak exploits typically change a number of operating system files, and exploit one or another low-level OS features to let users directly load their own or third-party applications.


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Toshiba makes MacBook Air SSDs available for mass market



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Today Toshiba started selling Blade X-gale Solid state drives for mass market, the same that are used in the new MacBook Airs. That was confirmed by MacRumors, which compared Toshiba's part numbers with the numbers of the components found in the latest Apple's notebooks.

Here are the short specs of the SSDs:

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Written by SimplyMax

Monday, November 8th, 2010. 23:23

72% of iPad owners are very satisfied with their product



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During October 2010 ChangeWave surveyed 3,108 consumers to understand the latest trends and demand on the PC and Netbook markets, including the impact of the iPad. Here are some interesting facts that were revealed by the research company:

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Target Will Start Selling iPhones on Nov. 7



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Yesterday Target announced that it will start offering the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 on Nov. 7 with the ability for customers to quickly activate it in store. The iPhone will be available for purchase as a part of the Target Mobile centers in the 846 company’s retail stores in the U.S.

Senior vice president of merchandising at Target Mark Shindele is excited about this offer:

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HyperMac becomes HyperJuice because of Apple's lawsuit



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Today Daniel Chin, who is a president of Sanho Corporation, revealed in a press release that the company's HyperMac product line will get new brand "HyperJuice" because of a lawsuit that was filed by Apple.

"In the coming weeks, the 'HyperMac' brand name will be renamed to 'HyperJuice' as part of our ongoing comprehensive licensing negotiations with Apple regarding a wide array of technologies and issues".


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Written by SimplyMax

Monday, November 1st, 2010. 17:39

iOS made Microsoft to focus on HTML5 instead of Silverlight



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This week Microsoft had held its Professional Developers Conference where the company revealed its new focusing on HTML5 and slowed down its strategy for Siverlight. The core reason for that is Apple's iOS.

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Apple Increased the Shipping Time of 11.6-inch MacBook Air



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As you remember, last week Apple released new lineup of MacBook Airs, which are now available for order on the company's site. At the start every model had been shipped within 24 hours.

But from this day Apple shows shipping time for new orders of the $999 11.6-inch MacBook Air from 1 to 3 business days, which leads to a thought that the demand for the entry-level Apple's netbook has been very high in the first days of sales.

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Written by SimplyMax

Thursday, October 28th, 2010. 1:02

When Microsoft acquired Bungie Jobs Was Angered On Ballmer



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After almost ten years it appears that after Microsoft's acquisition of Halo's creator Bungie Steve Jobs called Steve Ballmer to express his anger on this deal. Here is what said former vice president of game publishing at Microsoft Ed Fries in his recent interview to Develop:

"...[Jobs] was mad at Ballmer and phoned him up and was angry because we'd just bought the premier Mac game developer and made them an Xbox developer."


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Written by SimplyMax

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010. 22:22

Nintendo of America president: Apple is a serious threat for us



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In a recent interview to Forbes the president of Nintendo of America Reggie Fils-Aime shared his thoughts on Apple. He said that iPod and iPhone are perceived as devices for casual games in most cases and that Apple is a serious threat for his company.

“Do I think that in the near term they can hurt us more than Microsoft? Absolutely.”


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Written by SimplyMax

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010. 19:43

The first Presidential iPad autograph?



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Sylvester Cann become a lucky owner of a unique autograph of the US President Barack Obama. While recent rally at the University of Washington in Seattle, the President signed his iPad. We believe that this is the first presidential iPad autograph!


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Monday, October 25th, 2010. 13:18

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion: noticing the scroll bar



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Recently we posted some new information on the next Mac release, but the presentation of Steve Jobs also revealed some changes in the way how the scroll bars work.

With implementing of full screen view for apps it was noticed that in most cases the scroll bar vanishes every time it is not being used.

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Barack Obama and Steve Jobs Meeting to Discuss Economy and Technology



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Yesterday the US President Barack Obama had a one-on-one 45 minutes meeting with Apple CEO Steve Jobs. The meeting took place at a San Francisco hotel.  The President was personally interested in having such discussion.  White House press secretary Robert Gibbs noted that, during the meeting, the two talked about American competitiveness and education, energy independence and ways to increase job creation. Шt is worthwhile noting that Jobs already met with Obama in 2008 during his election campaign.




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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Friday, October 22nd, 2010. 14:02

Apple's iPad coming to all U.S. Mercedes-Benz dealers



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After a successful iPad pilot program with 40 dealerships this summer, Mercedes-Benz decided to expand its iPad program to all 355 U.S. dealerships this fall. The "overwhelmingly positive" results from the test program were surprising, said vice president of marketing Andreas Hinrichs. "The feedback was so positive." Dealers use the iPad to apply for loans and fill out paperwork keeping customers on the showroom floor. Although the test program did not provide conclusive evidence that buyers are more willing to purchase a vehicle if they stay in the showroom, Mercedes-Benz made its decision.




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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Thursday, October 7th, 2010. 11:14

1 Million Users on Ping in 2 Days



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It’s been 48 hours since Apple introduced their social music network called Ping, and now the company has announced that there are already 1 million users signed on.

Eddy Cue, Apple’s vice president of Internet Services, says:


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Written by SimplyMax

Monday, September 6th, 2010. 1:14