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Confirmed: New iPad Mini to Debut in October, After Latest Apple iPhone’s September Bow

Confirmed: New iPad Mini to Debut in October, After Latest Apple iPhone’s September Bow

Apple’s next generation iPhone and its so-called “iPad mini” will debut at two separate events this fall, rather than a single one as has been widely speculated, according to several sources. First comes the latest iteration of the tech giant’s hugely popular smartphone, which will be unveiled at an as yet ...

With A Little Help From Curiosity, Rovio Mobile Teases “Angry Birds Space: Red Planet”

With A Little Help From Curiosity, Rovio Mobile Teases “Angry Birds Space: Red Planet”

Those pigs aren’t dead pixels, friends. The Curiosity rover apparently found the next angry birds settlement on Mars — or so goes the viral campaign’s story. Rovio Mobile took to YouTube to tease its next mobile game for 2012. Angry Birds Space: Red Planet is set to hit app stores later this year and like the name ...

Full Metal Jacket App: ‘Something Stanley Kubrick Would Be Proud Of’

Full Metal Jacket App: ‘Something Stanley Kubrick Would Be Proud Of’

While filming Stanley Kubrick’s legendary war movie Full Metal Jacket, actor Matthew Modine documented the whole process with a borrowed medium-format camera and a richly detailed diary. To mark the 25th anniversary of the film, he has released a Kickstarter-funded iPad app that offers a behind-the-scenes look at the ...

Siri Is The New Clippy

Siri Is The New Clippy

So you’re trying to navigate through apps to distract yourself from the mind-numbing boredom of a tech conference, let’s say, and all of a sudden you accidentally press too hard on your iPhone’s home button and boom, the tell-tale tone of your digital inattention interrupts the entire auditorium: Siri butting in out ...

Apple Could Hold Separate Media Events for iPhone, iPad Mini

Apple Could Hold Separate Media Events for iPhone, iPad Mini

While it’s pretty much decided by the rumor mill, the pundits’ lounge, the Taiwan-leak machine, and well-informed geeks and nerds everywhere that Apple is going to A.) have a media event on September 12th, and B.) announce a new iPhone, a smaller iPad, and maybe even something new for the TV market, it now appears that ...

Android And BlackBerry Safer Than iOS For SMS

Android And BlackBerry Safer Than iOS For SMS

A flaw discovered recently in Apple's iPhone could allow nefarious people to hack SMS messages. According to AdaptiveMobile, the iPhone stands alone with this security hole. AdaptiveMobile tested the exploit in the iPhone and compared it to Android, BlackBery, Symbian, and Windows Mobile. All the other platforms remained ...

Facebook launches native app for iPhone and iPad, rebuilt from ground up to be twice as fast

Facebook launches native app for iPhone and iPad, rebuilt from ground up to be twice as fast

For the longest time, Facebook’s iOS apps have been terrible. On the iPhone and iPad, the app utilised a UIWebView interface, taking longer than it should to load, notifications were intermittent and the app crashed frequently. However, that’s all about to change with launch of version 5.0 for iOS, which is now ...

Google Chrome for iOS update brings sharing to G+, Facebook and Twitter

Google Chrome for iOS update brings sharing to G+, Facebook and Twitter

We've had Google's Chrome browser on iPad and iPhone since June and now it has received its first update. After a recent update for the Google+ iOS app added sharing of links to Chrome, the lead feature in the new version is the ability to share from Chrome to "your favorite social network" (Google+, Facebook or Twitter). ...

Curiosity rover flaunts its battle scar, wind sensor is bruised (but not broken)

Curiosity rover flaunts its battle scar, wind sensor is bruised (but not broken)

You can't win 'em all. Such is the case with the Curiosity rover, anyway, as diagnostics have revealed that its wind sensors have sustained damage. NASA engineers aren't fully sure what caused this minor setback to the otherwise successful landing, but hypothesize that stones might've been kicked up during the ...

Google officially announces physical Google Play gift cards at Target, GameStop and RadioShack

Google officially announces physical Google Play gift cards at Target, GameStop and RadioShack

Tuesday, Google officially announced its lineup of physical Google Play gift cards at Target, GameStop and RadioShack stores. The cards will be coming in $10, $25 and $50 denominations and Walmart.com will begin shipping them later this month. The cards can be used to purchase misc, movies, books, apps and such from the ...