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Apple iMac concept design inspired by the original Macintosh computer

Stuart O'Connor Apple, Computers, Concepts Leave a Comment

Older readers will remember the early days of the Apple Macintosh computer - the 128K computer that was released in January of 1984. The original Apple Macintosh PC - with its beige case and built-in, 9-inch black-and-white CRT monitor - was considered ultra-modern and pretty powerful back then. It ran on a Motorola 68000 microprocessor…

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Check out TextBlade – a tiny physical keyboard for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

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Want a bluetooth keyboard for your phone but don't want to carry around anything too bulky? Then TextBlade might be the perfect solution. BGR got the scoop, showing the keyboard that is made up of only 8 separate keys - but still manages to offer a full size keyboard by using multitouch. Cleverly, it all…

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The Digest: Facebook restricts violent videos… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Apple, Facebook, Gadgets, Google, Internet, The Digest Leave a Comment

Facebook restricts violent video clips and photos | BBC News "Facebook has begun placing warnings over videos posted to its site, stating their contents might 'shock, offend and upset' if viewed. The alerts prevent the videos from automatically playing in feeds unless they are clicked, unlike other clips. The site is also preventing…

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Apple patents suggest a future of Kinect-style cameras and GoPro competitors

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Could Apple soon be competing with GoPro? And could the next iPhone have a movement tracking camera built into it? That's what a couple of recent patents suggests. According to The Register, one patent talks about a 3D gesture input system which can track movements and identify "three-dimensional gestures". In other words - something very…

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Apple is about to open up the Lightning connector for third party accessories

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New details have emerged about Apple's plans for allowing accessories to use Lightning connectors - so we could be about to see an explosion in the number of accessories for iPhone 6, and other recent iPhones and iPads. The news comes via 9to5Mac, which reports that the new spec will, for the first time, allow…

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PICTURES: Hong Kong customs finds man with 94 iPhones strapped to his body

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It's like he's more phone than man. Hong Kong's customers officers found the chap above, trying to smuggle *NINETY FOUR* iPhones on his person. I bet he wasn't pleased when Apple announced the iPhone 6 Plus. The story comes from Sina News, and according to the ropey Google translation, which you can see below -…

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The Digest: Why Netflix won’t block VPN users… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Apple, CES 2015, iPhone, Netflix, The Digest, Twitter Leave a Comment

Why Netflix won't block VPN users – it has too many of them | The Guardian "More than 30 million Netflix users live in countries where the service is unavailable without the use of location-masking software, giving the company a hefty financial incentive not to crack down on members who use the technological…

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