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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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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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Windows Phone 7 Mango

Windows Phone 7.5 Mango: Task List First Look

After months now of constantly showing deep demos of its upcoming Windows Phone 7.5 Mango, Microsoft finally unleashed its mobile OS — quietly. Amazon upstaged it with its Kindle Fire tablet this week, true, but now our focus is on Mango. We’ll have a deep dive shortly. Before we start, here’s our mobile expert Todd […]

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Jeff Bezos on Amazon Silk

Amazon Kindle Fire: Silk Browser Preview

The Silk browser, announced for the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet, is an intriguing new mobile browser Amazon chief Jeff Bezos showed today at the Kindle Fire kick-off in New York. Silk is what he called a “distributed” browser — and a great leap forward, execs claimed, from current browser tech derived from the old Netscape […]

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