Apple to probe iPhone death

Apple Inc is investigating an accident in which a Chinese woman was killed by an electric shock when answering a call on her iPhone 5 while it was charging, the U.S. technology company said yesterday. Last Thursday, Ma Ailun, a 23-year-old woman from China’s western Xinjiang region and a flight attendant with China Southern Airlines, … [Read the full story]

Is Heineken interactive ad as good as their beer?

Sponsored by Heineken This is not your normal beer advert…actually, it’s not your normal advert period. Is the new Skyfall interactive advert as good as Heineken’s beer? Vidéo virale par ebuzzing Usually, I would steer clear of any interactive internet based application. I see kids and adults with their heads tilted downwards towards their iPhone, … [Read the full story]

Android smartphones to take over the world

Android smartphones have taken the fight to Apple after launching the first quad-core handsets that work faster than iPhones. HTC, LG and Huawei all showcased the new technology – which will be released later this year – at the Mobile World Congress fair in Barcelona. The phones, which all use Android 4.0 operating systems, should … [Read the full story]

Hackers find hidden feature in iPhone

Hackers claim to have unlocked a secret photo function for the new iPhone and iPad. Gadget enthusiasts claim to have found a feature which allows users to take panoramic pictures using the camera on the device. Photos posted on websites show the new function in action on devices which run Apple’s latest iOS5 firmware. Some … [Read the full story]

Apple blames iOS 5 for battery bug

Apple has admitted that “a few bugs” in its latest mobile operating system iOS 5 are affecting the battery life of some of its devices. It said that it will release a fix in the next few weeks. The issue came to light over recent weeks with thousands complaining on Apple’s forums about poor battery … [Read the full story]

The iPod vibrator MUST be top of the Xmas list

Friends, I’ve just met my new love…so Buford…stop calling me (although he is a sweetheart, really). OK, it’s not tall or dark, but it’s handsome in it’s own right and it sure does give me pleasure. My colleague Lorelle said, “I’ve bought you a present, you’re not going to believe it”. I opened the plain wrapped box … [Read the full story]

Apple scam in Adelaide

An IT business in Adelaide’s eastern suburbs has become the second victim of a smooth talking conman, who’s so far made off with $13,000 dollars in cash. He offers Apple computer products at rock-bottom prices, but delivers nothing more than boxes of newspaper, flour and sugar. Police say the scammer also went to a restaurant … [Read the full story]

App to track sleep quality

A new app that aims to improve both the quantity and quality of sleep uses brainwaves to track the amount of time spent in different stages of sleep. Called Sleep Manager, the app synchronizes with a headset that measures brain activity, eye movement and other signals in light, deep and REM (rapid eye movement) sleep. … [Read the full story]

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies

Former chief executive and co-founder of US technology giant Apple Steve Jobs has died, the company says. He was 56. “Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve,” Apple said. Jobs announced he was suffering from … [Read the full story]

The war between Apple and Samsung continues

Samsung wants iPhone 4S banned in France and Italy. Samsung claims Apple failed to license patented technology in the iPhone 4S Samsung is seeking an injunction to get the new iPhone 4S banned from sale in France and Italy. It claims that Apple has used 3G wireless technology, which Samsung invented, without paying for it. … [Read the full story]

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