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10 Great Christmas Apps for iPhone

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Here are 10 iPhone apps that are sure to get you into the Christmas spirit... A Charlie Brown Christmas (£3.99) Charles Schultz's classic Christmas tale has a timeless quality, doesn't it?  Peter Robbins, the original voice of Charlie Brown, narrates the rebirth of the 1965 animated classic as an interactive…

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12 Apps to help you Survive the Christmas Season

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Christmas can be a stressful time for all of us, and it seems to arrive earlier every year. If it's not gifts to buy, it's family get-togethers to arrange, parties to attend, decorations to get up and a massive dinner to prepare. To help you get super-organised this year, here are 12 apps…

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The Digest: Android Lollipop is here… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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Hands-on with all things Android 5.0 Lollipop | Cnet "Android Lollipop is here, and likely making its way to your phone or tablet in the coming months. The update is packed with exciting features, including a new design, revamped notifications, device sharing and more. I go hands-on with the most-talked-about features in the…

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The Digest: Video games don’t cause violence… and 5 other things people are talking about today

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US study finds no links between violent video games and violence | The Independent "A new long-term study into violent media in the US could help settle the long-standing argument of whether or not violent films and video games are to blame for violence in society. The research, led by psychologist Christopher Ferguson…

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The Digest: South Park skewers freemium games… and 5 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Computer Security, Computers, Gadgets, Gaming, iPhone, iPhone apps, Microsoft, Mobile phones, Samsung, Smartphones, Social Media, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

South Park skewers 'freemium' games | Engadget "If your business model is conning kids into spending their parents' hard-earned app-store cash on in-app purchased 'rewards', it's fair to say you deserve to be ripped. South Park did the honors with its Freemium Isn't Free episode involving a Terrence and Philip-branded Candy Crush-style game…

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Is Russia about to outlaw Apple’s iPhone and iPad?

Stuart O'Connor Apple, Cloud, Gadgets, iPad, iPhone, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

What is going on between Apple and Russia right now? Did Steve Jobs once kick Vladimir Putin's dog or something? First, a giant iPhone statue in St Petersburg that was erected in memory of Jobs was taken down last week after current Apple CEO Tim Cook came out as gay. Now there come reports that…

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The Digest: Twitter keeps spreading its wings… and 5 other things people are talking about today

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Twitter increases users and sales but shares slide | BBC News "Twitter has reported a doubling in sales and a 23% increase in the number of active users of its micro-blogging site for the third quarter. The firm said it added 13 million monthly active users between July and September, meaning it now…

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The Digest: Microsoft pulls another dodgy patch… and 5 other things people are talking about this morning

Stuart O'Connor Android, Apple, Apps, BBC, Computers, Daily Tech Roundup, Gadgets, Google, iPhone, Microsoft, Smartwatches, Social Media Leave a Comment

  Microsoft has again been forced to pull a patch to prevent nasty side-effects, according to The Register: "The patch that aimed to add 'SHA-2 Hashing' to Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 has instead raised some concerns among Redmond's customers. The company is therefore 'investigating behavior associated with this update' and…

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Apple unveils iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 and iMac retina display

Stuart O'Connor Apple, Computers, Gadgets, iCloud, Internet, iPad, iPhone Leave a Comment

Just over a month ago (on September 9, to be exact) Apple launched two new models of its somewhat popular flagship smartphone, the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus – along with a wearable, the Apple Watch. Today, at a special event at its Cupertino headquarters in California, Apple has unveiled two new…

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