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Amazon A9 Founder to Join Apple and Run Siri

According to AllThingsD, Apple has hired Amazon A9′s co-founder and CEO William Stasior to take the helm of the voice recognition program Siri. Stasior, who holds a PhD from MIT in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, formerly led product and engineering for the Search & Navigation team at Amazon before finding the independent search company [...]

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Want to browse a huge collection of iPhone 5 wallpapers? There’s a Tumblr for that

If you’re looking for wallpapers with the correct dimensions for the iPhone 5, check out iPhoneFiveWallpapers.tumblr.com. I stopped scrolling after a few minutes because they just kept coming. It’s probably safe to say there’s something there for everyone. —– You should follow Mike on Twitter for more great tech insights and good conversation. If Twitter isn’t [...]

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How To: Prevent your iPhone, iPod, iPad from tracking you for advertisers

If your iDevice runs iOS 6, this applies to you. Apple now displays a setting, which you can toggle on or off, that allows advertisers to serve more targeted ads to you based on a variety of factors of how you use your phone. If you don’t want advertisers seeing this data, it takes all [...]

Perspective on iPad Mini’s October 23rd (rumored) Launch Date

Perspective on iPad Mini’s October 23rd (rumored) Launch Date

If AllThingsD‘s sources are to be believed, Apple will host an event on October 23 to unveil the long-rumored smaller iPad. That means we’ll see media invitations go out no later than this coming Tuesday. If we look at historical Apple announcements, they typically announce products on Wednesdays, making them available Friday of the following [...]

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Apple’s new iPod ad reminds us of Apple’s old iPod ads

Apple has some very iconic ads from the colorful silhouette iPod ads to the Mac vs. PC ads. This week, Apple released its latest ad for the new iPod line. I have to say, it’s one of the best Apple ads in a while. It brings out just how colorful and playful the new iPod [...]

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No need to carry or pull this suitcase: It follows you around via Bluetooth connection

Hop! is the name of the suitcase of the future. The sensors can be paired with a Bluetooth-enabled phone and the Hop! will follow it’s owner around. You have to watch this to believe it. Here is a definition from the idea man himself: A microcontroller interprets these signals calculating the phone’s position regarding to [...]

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New website looks to capitalize on the growth of ‘mobile photography’

A new website by DPReview called Connect has just launched. The site is “dedicated to the technology, community and culture of ‘mobile photography,’ including smartphones, tablets, apps, [and] connected cameras.” As John Gruber wrote, this really is a ‘sign of the times’. We’ve known for a long time that mobile photography was big. The iPhone [...]

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Updated List of Passbook Apps

A few more companies have updated their apps to include Passbook support for iOS 6 devices. [Note: One minor inconvenience: once you've added a card to your Passbook app, there's no easy way to get back to the official list of supported apps. Searching for 'Passbook' in the App Store is useless, and there's no category [...]

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Remembering Steve Jobs

One year ago today, the world lost a true visionary in Steve Jobs. So today, we remember Steve. The homepage of Apple.com includes a new video they’ve produced, highlighting some of the key products he championed. It’s less than two minutes, so check it out. After the video plays, the following note from Tim Cook [...]

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Stunning New Renders of iPad Mini

These images were rendered by Martin Hajek, the same man who created the beautiful (and spot on) iPhone 5 renders prior to its launch. They’re gorgeous. He provided them for Gizmodo, so if you haven’t seen them already, feast your eyes on what could be announced next week. Personally, the anodized black model is my [...]

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