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Apple iOS 5: 10 Key New Features – First Look

Yesterday Apple released its new mobile operating system iOS 5. Apple is touting more than 200 new features. Here’s a look at some some of what you can expect. iCloud is a new service that comes with every new iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The service lets you to access your apps, music, videos, photos […]

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Apple Servers Busy

Apple iOS 5 Upgrade Problems: Error 3200

When trying to upgrade iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to iOS 5 today, many users are reporting they’re getting the following error (3200) message. This is due to a heavy load on Apple servers, sources say. It has nothing to do with your computer or device. No matter how many times you reboot your computer, […]

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iTunes 10.5

Apple iOS 5: Upgrade to iTunes 10.5 First

Apple at last releases its Apple iOS 5 mobile operating system tomorrow. That’s Wednesday, October 12, 2011. The first thing to do is get the latest version of iTunes —  iTunes 10.5  –on your Mac or PC today so your iOS 5 upgrade goes smoothly. Apple  iTunes 10.5 is brand new, released just a day […]

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iPad Facebook App

Facebook for iPad App: First Look

Today Facebook quietly released its Facebook for iPad app. The hotly anticipated app hit the App Store at about 1 p.m. Pacific Time. Here’s our first look.  After downloading it from the iTunes App Store, launch the app. It’ll prompt you to sign in to your Facebook account. After signing in you’re presented with a […]

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iPhone 4S

Apple iPhone 4S Promo Parody

Apple’s iPhone 4S announcement this week had its highs and lows. If you were disappointed with the announcement – take a couple minutes and watch this Parody of the Apple 4S promotional video. It’s always good to have fun and laugh. This was posted on YouTube by ooJLEoo. To learn what the differences between the […]

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Apple OS X: How To Find Your Router’s IP Address

If you’re having local area network problems or need to configure port forwarding, you’ve got to log into your router to remedy things. To that, you need to be able to find your router’s IP address. Here’s how to do it in Apple’s OS X. First, launch System Preferences from the Dock. The System Preferences […]

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mango

Windows Phone 7.5 Mango: First Look

What a difference a year makes. This time last year, Microsoft and partners Dell, LG, Samsung and HTC rolled out the first Windows Phone 7 devices. You could smell the disappointment. Easily a generation behind competing Apple iOS, Google Android or even the BlackBerry QNX platforms, Windows Phone 7 floundered about from day one. No wonder […]

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OS X Lion Mail RSS Reader

OS X Lion: How to Merge RSS Feeds with Mail

If you’re a Mac user, there’s no reason to constantly switch back and forth between your RSS reader of choice and your Mail. What a pain. Combine them. Here’s how to do it in Apple OS X Lion. First, launch Mail then select Mail >> Preferences. The Preferences screen comes up. Click on the RSS […]

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