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TG4 launches free Irish language app
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TG4 launches free Irish language app

Nov 3rd 2011, 5:45 PM 10,944 Views 41 Comments

Does anyone know how to say ‘app’ as Gaeilge?

Amazon profits nosedive as it takes on Apple in tablet war
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Amazon profits nosedive as it takes on Apple in tablet war

Oct 26th 2011, 9:39 AM 719 Views 7 Comments

The company is selling Kindles at a loss to compete with the iPad – driving its profits down by 73 per cent.

'Petulant genius': 7 nuggets from the new Steve Jobs biography
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'Petulant genius': 7 nuggets from the new Steve Jobs biography

Oct 24th 2011, 11:53 AM 1,816 Views 7 Comments

The Apple founder had a brittle manner and didn’t wear deodorant, according to a new book. We’ve put together some of the most telling details.

Late arrival of iPhone 4S sees Apple's Q4 results disappoint
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Late arrival of iPhone 4S sees Apple's Q4 results disappoint

Oct 19th 2011, 8:25 AM 521 Views 13 Comments

Below expected revenues and earnings saw shares in the world’s leading tech company fall 7 per cent.

California declares today to be Steve Jobs Day
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California declares today to be Steve Jobs Day

Oct 16th 2011, 8:06 AM 645 Views 20 Comments

A memorial service will be held in Jobs’ memory at Stanford University this evening, while Californians will celebrate in honour of the Apple co-founder.

Apple secures Australian ban on sale of new Samsung Galaxy tablet
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Apple secures Australian ban on sale of new Samsung Galaxy tablet

Oct 13th 2011, 9:32 AM 517 Views 20 Comments

The injunction is just the latest episode of an ongoing patent battle between the two tech rivals.

13 most memorable quotes from Steve Jobs
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13 most memorable quotes from Steve Jobs

Oct 6th 2011, 10:38 AM 10,181 Views 12 Comments

The Apple co-founder was a gifted orator – these are some of the things he had to say on work, life and death.

Obama leads tributes to "visionary" Steve Jobs
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Obama leads tributes to "visionary" Steve Jobs

Oct 6th 2011, 8:04 AM 1,286 Views 14 Comments

Tributes flood in from around the world as Apple announces the death of its co-founder and former Chief Executive.

“Stay hungry, stay foolish” – Steve Jobs’ address at Stanford
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# Steve Jobs

“Stay hungry, stay foolish” – Steve Jobs’ address at Stanford

Oct 6th 2011, 7:21 AM 1,882 Views 6 Comments

You’ll be seeing a lot of this video today – it’s Steve Jobs giving the Commencement Address at Stanford University in 2005.

Obituary: Steve Jobs 1955 - 2011
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Obituary: Steve Jobs 1955 - 2011

Oct 6th 2011, 2:21 AM 2,144 Views 16 Comments

A visionary, he helped change computers from a geeky hobbyist’s obsession to a necessity of modern life at work and home, and in the process he upended not just personal technology but the cellphone and music industries.

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dead at 56
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Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dead at 56

Oct 6th 2011, 1:00 AM 4,879 Views 51 Comments

The tech company has released a brief statement on its website tonight confirming the news that the visionary former CEO has passed. It follows a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

At €26 India launches 'world's cheapest tablet'
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At €26 India launches 'world's cheapest tablet'

Oct 5th 2011, 8:43 PM 1,864 Views 34 Comments

The computer, called Aakash, or “sky” in Hindi, is the latest in a series of “world’s cheapest” innovations in India.

Amazon launches the Kindle Fire tablet to rival iPad, here's how it works
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Amazon launches the Kindle Fire tablet to rival iPad, here's how it works

Sep 28th 2011, 7:21 PM 1,802 Views 26 Comments

Running on Google’s Android system, the price could be a big pull for those in the market for tablet computers.

Here's what to expect from Facebook's most important launch ever
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Here's what to expect from Facebook's most important launch ever

Sep 21st 2011, 11:44 AM 2,341 Views 18 Comments

Some new goodies are expected from the company’s F8 conference in San Franciso tomorrow. Here’s what we might see….

Apple v Samsung: German court upholds injunction banning sale of Galaxy tablets
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Apple v Samsung: German court upholds injunction banning sale of Galaxy tablets

Sep 9th 2011, 7:52 PM 553 Views 24 Comments

The battle between Apple and Samsung continues with another ‘win’ for Apple in Germany today.

Had you realised today was Dress Like Steve Jobs day?
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Had you realised today was Dress Like Steve Jobs day?

Sep 9th 2011, 1:02 PM 135 Views 7 Comments

Leaked US note suggests October 21 launch for iPhone 5
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Leaked US note suggests October 21 launch for iPhone 5

Sep 7th 2011, 1:13 PM 1,902 Views 17 Comments

A leaked note from retailer Best Buy advises a new ‘Apple fixture installation’ at 6am on October 21. Is that a hint?

The Daily Fix: Friday
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The Daily Fix: Friday

Sep 2nd 2011, 8:00 PM 1,108 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Here are the tablets Sony hopes will challenge iPad's dominance
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Here are the tablets Sony hopes will challenge iPad's dominance

Sep 2nd 2011, 11:57 AM 991 Views 11 Comments

Sony has unveiled two new tablets which will go on sale in Europe later this year.

Woman buys ‘iPad’, comes home and discovers it’s a plank of wood
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Woman buys ‘iPad’, comes home and discovers it’s a plank of wood

Sep 2nd 2011, 7:20 AM 3,045 Views 28 Comments

Police are investigating the incident in South Carolina in which a woman was sold an ‘iPad’ in a McDonald’s car park.

For all your dancing needs: Riverdance launches its own app
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For all your dancing needs: Riverdance launches its own app

Sep 1st 2011, 12:28 PM 544 Views 3 Comments

The worldwide phenomenon is coming to a smartphone or tablet near you.

Steve Jobs resigns as CEO of Apple with immediate effect
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Steve Jobs resigns as CEO of Apple with immediate effect

Aug 25th 2011, 12:30 AM 875 Views 27 Comments

Co-founder Jobs, 56, steps down as chief executive permanently and with immediate effect; Tim Cook is appointed to succeed him.

Apple wins injunction blocking Irish sale of Samsung Galaxy phones
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Apple wins injunction blocking Irish sale of Samsung Galaxy phones

Aug 24th 2011, 6:25 PM 1,626 Views 56 Comments

A Dutch court issues a preliminary injunction blocking the sale of certain models of phones in some countries including Ireland.

Apple preparing production of iPad 3 - report
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Apple preparing production of iPad 3 - report

Aug 19th 2011, 9:53 PM 539 Views 33 Comments

The Wall Street Journal says Apple is gearing up to begin iPad 3 production from October.

Amazon's chief executive wants your phone to have an airbag
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# Not-so-smartphone

Amazon's chief executive wants your phone to have an airbag

Aug 15th 2011, 8:36 PM 347 Views 1 Comment

Jeff Bezos has failed papers for a patent that’ll fit an airbag to your phone – saving it from damage if you let it fall.

Remember that fake Apple store? China's found 22 more - in ONE city
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Remember that fake Apple store? China's found 22 more - in ONE city

Aug 14th 2011, 1:24 PM 897 Views 4 Comments

Authorities in Kunming have gone on the hunt for more fake “Apple Stores” – and found another 22 unauthorised sellers.

Apple wins injunction blocking import of Samsung Galaxy tablets
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Apple wins injunction blocking import of Samsung Galaxy tablets

Aug 11th 2011, 3:17 PM 1,451 Views 53 Comments

Every country in the EU – except for the Netherlands – is subject to the injunction given by a court in Dusseldorf.

Apple (briefly) becomes the world's most valuable company
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Apple (briefly) becomes the world's most valuable company

Aug 10th 2011, 11:43 AM 1,088 Views 9 Comments

Apple is now worth 39 times as much as it was ten years ago – and yesterday overtook ExxonMobil as the biggest cheese.

How to turn heads using nothing but an iPad... as a head
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How to turn heads using nothing but an iPad... as a head

Aug 4th 2011, 3:06 PM 891 Views 3 Comments

Heads were turned in New York, in more ways than one.

Solar panels may be used for smartphones and tablets
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Solar panels may be used for smartphones and tablets

Jul 27th 2011, 7:02 PM 348 Views 8 Comments

Apple and Samsung are planning to use solar panels for consumer electronics like smartphones and computer tablets.

New Facebook iPad app 'discovered' by student
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New Facebook iPad app 'discovered' by student

Jul 26th 2011, 2:16 PM 874 Views 1 Comment

An engineering student discovered a hole in the latest Facebook iPhone app update that enabled him to see what may be the iPad version.

The top 6 weird and wonderful Apple stories
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# Apple Insanity

The top 6 weird and wonderful Apple stories

Jul 25th 2011, 3:48 PM 1,274 Views 7 Comments

From Apple-mania to lifesaving apps, we take a look at some of the remarkable stories inspired by the company…

Chinese authorities shut imposter 'Apple stores' - as more are uncovered elsewhere
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# Rotten Apples

Chinese authorities shut imposter 'Apple stores' - as more are uncovered elsewhere

Jul 25th 2011, 12:35 PM 481 Views 1 Comment

Two of the five shops masquerading as Apple Stores have been shut down by authorities for not having the right licence.

Here's the Apple store selling iPhones and iPads that's actually a fake
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Here's the Apple store selling iPhones and iPads that's actually a fake

Jul 21st 2011, 3:48 PM 1,570 Views 8 Comments

China, long known for producing counterfeit consumer gadgets, software and brand name clothing, has reached a new piracy milestone – fake Apple stores.

Amazon to do battle with iPad with tablet of its own
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Amazon to do battle with iPad with tablet of its own

Jul 14th 2011, 11:45 AM 337 Views 6 Comments

It will reportedly run Google’s Android operating system.

Apple turns up the heat on HTC in the patent war
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Apple turns up the heat on HTC in the patent war

Jul 12th 2011, 1:42 PM 404 Views 9 Comments

The iPad and iPod maker claims that smartphone and tablet maker HTC has copied aspects if its design.

Son of Georgia's president sets world record for iPad typing speed
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Son of Georgia's president sets world record for iPad typing speed

Jul 8th 2011, 3:43 PM 536 Views 7 Comments

Yes, that IS a real headline. Eduard Saakashvilli can type the alphabet quicker than you or anyone else on Earth.

Samsung v Apple: the battle continues
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Samsung v Apple: the battle continues

Jul 4th 2011, 11:28 AM 877 Views 19 Comments

Samsung has voluntarily dropped one of its lawsuits against Apple but the tit-for-tat legal battle rages on.