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9to5Toys Lunch Break: PowerAll power bank $80, B&W Z2 AirPlay speaker $200, iPad mini $199 at Target, more

Aug 18 2014 11:05am CDT | Source: 9to5Mac

Be sure to follow 9to5Toys to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: PowerAll Portable Power Bank and Car Jump Starter $80 shipped (Reg. $120) Bowers & Wilkins Z2 AirPlay speaker w/ Lightning dock $200 shipped (orig. $400) Apple iPad mini for $199 (33% off) goes live at Target stores Samsung 840 EVO 5 ...
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New Version of Skype for iOS Released

Source: Apple Balla | Jun 14 2014, 6:52am CDT | by Ehsanul Haque Kanan

New Version of Skype for iOS Released
The latest version of Skype for iOS includes not only enhanced speed but also redesigned interface
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Skype ends support for Macs running OS X 10.5.8 and below

Aug 7 2014 10:12pm CDT | Source: Apple Insider

Confirming reports that Skype no longer works with older versions of Apple's OS X, Microsoft on Thursday announced it has ended support for Macs running OS X 10.5.8 Leopard or earl ...
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FreedomPop brings its free voice, text & data plans to tablets including a $319 iPad mini

Jul 30 2014 7:58am CDT | Source: 9to5Mac

FreedomPop, the carrier offering free and cheap data plans on Sprint’s network, today announced that it’s bringing its free voice, data, and text plans to tablet users starting with the iPad mini and Samsung Tab 3. Since LTE iPads only support data over their cellular connection, the carrier provides iPad users with Apple headsets with mics for making calls and an app that routes calls/texts throug ...
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Soyuz rocket carrying two Galileo satellites lifts off
Brussels, Aug 22 (IANS) A Soyuz rocket carrying two Galileo satellites, the fifth and sixth of Europe's Galileo global satellite navigation system, lifted off from the spaceport in French Guiana Friday, the European Space Agency (ESA) has announced. | by IANS
Fuel cell technology gets a boost
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) In an impetus for fuel cell technology to build "smart" cars, scientists at Stanford University have developed a low-cost, emissions-free device that uses an ordinary AAA battery to produce hydrogen by water electrolysis. | by IANS
Sunlight, not bacteria, key to CO2 in Arctic
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Sunlight and not bacteria is the key to triggering the production of carbon dioxide (CO2) from material released by Arctic soils, says a significant study. | by IANS

National Federation of the Blind Praise Apple’s Accessibility Efforts While Asking for More

Jul 14 2014 3:19pm CDT | Source: Pad Gadget

On July 5 of this year, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) passed a resolution regarding policies, standards and procedures to ensure and maintain accessibility of App Store apps. In it, the NFB commends Apple for its efforts to make its operating system accessible to sight impaired with VoiceOver. At the same time, the advocacy organization notes that app developers are not required to include VoiceOver support. In their resolution, they call on Apple to work with the NFB t ...
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6 Things Microsoft's New CEO Satya Nadella Needs To Do Now (1: Go Insane)

Source: Apple Balla | Feb 4 2014, 10:00am CST | by Forbes

Microsoft has a new CEO! It’s Satya Nadella. They have a spiffy, iPad-ready website to tell you who it is. Microsoft is...
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Apple Files iPhone Status Sharing Method, Gives Users More Freedom Over Their Own Time

Source: Apple Balla | Aug 24 2013, 9:40am CDT | by Deidre Richardson

iPhone will share location, availability status, and other info in the future
Your iPhone could share your battery status, GPS location, cell reception signal, and more in the future
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“FaceTime Every Day”: Do More People Use FaceTime Than Skype?

Source: Apple Balla | Aug 6 2013, 6:19pm CDT | by Deidre Richardson

FaceTime is faithful during pregnancy
Apple's "FaceTime Every Day" Commercial Reminisces Over Life's Special Moments
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New Microsoft Commercial Attacks iPad Multitasking Capabilities

Source: Apple Balla | Jul 10 2013, 6:48am CDT | by Deidre Richardson

Microsoft Anti-iPad Commercial
Microsoft Anti-iPad Commercial
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