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Borough Market opens a REAL Apple Store

James O'Malley Apple, Web 2.0 Leave a Comment

Borough Market in London is currently celebrating its 1000th birthday (!), and one of the events to celebrate was yesterday the 'opening' of a 'Real' Apple Store. According to SE1 (which also took the photos), the 'store' showcased over 1000 types of Apple - in the style of Cupertino's phones and tablets. And we were…

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Could retailers thwart Apple’s Apple Pay plans?

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Apple Pay has recently launched in the United States, but the launch isn't going entirely smoothly: new details have emerged about retailers refusing to support the new payment system. According to BGR a number of big name US shops, including Walmart, Best Buy and CVS have withdrawn support for Apple Pay, despite initially supporting it.…

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The Digest: Web inventor ‘staggered’ by hateful people online are… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Apple, Apps, Broadband, Computers, Daily Tech Roundup, Gadgets, Internet Leave a Comment

Tim Berners-Lee: hateful people on the web are 'staggering' | The Guardian "Sir Tim Berners-Lee has expressed sadness that the web has mirrored the dark side of humanity, as well as enabling its wonderful side to flourish. The developer, who created the web in 1990 while working for the particle collider project Cern…

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The Digest: First Apple computer sells for £570,000… and 5 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Apple, Computers, Daily Tech Roundup, Gadgets, Google, Internet, Microsoft, Mobile phones, Movies, Twitter, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

First Apple computer sells for £570,000 | ShortList Magazine "One of Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak's Apple I computers has sold at auction for an astonishing $905,000 (£570,000) to an unnamed buyer. Originally hand-made by Steve Wozniak in 1976, it's believed to be one of the first 50 models made in Wozniak's family…

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The Digest: Charlie Brooker on Gamergate… and 4 other things people are talking about this morning

Stuart O'Connor 4G, Apple, Computers, Crowdfunding, Daily Tech Roundup, EE, Gadgets, Gaming, Google, Internet, iPad, Movies, Tablet, Video games Leave a Comment

Gamergate: the internet is the toughest game in town – if you’re playing as a woman, says the Guardian's Charlie Brooker: "There seems to be a small yet vocal core of maniacs bafflingly resistant to the notion that women should have any say in the games industry at all. Even recent statistics indicating…

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The Digest: Lenovo rumoured to be buying BlackBerry (again)… and 5 other things people are talking about this morning

Stuart O'Connor Apple, BlackBerry, Broadband, Computers, Cryptocurrencies, Daily Tech Roundup, Gadgets, Internet, Microsoft Leave a Comment

Industry rumours suggest Lenovo is looking to expand its smartphone operations by buying BlackBerry, says a report at ExpertReviews: "The rumours boosted share prices for BlackBerry this week, a much needed increase following lukewarm reception to the company's Passport smartphone earlier in the year. BlackBerry handsets used to be widely used by business…

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Flickr gets an iPad app

James O'Malley Apple, Apps, iPad, iPad apps Leave a Comment

Yahoo has announced the arrival of a new Flickr app for iPad, that offers photo tweaking, filters and the ability to browse high-resolution photos. Here's how the company describes the new app: "This version of the Flickr iOS app is optimised to take full advantage of the larger screen on iPad, while delivering the gorgeous…

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