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Apple


April 30, 2012  4:51 AM

iPhone 5 Release Date?



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Apple, iPhone 5, release date, stock

Hi folks! Here's another tidbit from the rumour mill. Apparently someone at Foxconn has let slip the release date of the iPhone 5. The latest rumours state that the iPhone 5 could be released in June or as late as October. Is this for real? There is no way to know for certain as Apple is...

March 31, 2012  10:39 PM

Today is the last day for BES upgrade



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Android, Apple, BES, BlackBerry, free playbook, RIM, upgrade

Hi folks, so as you may have heard , today was the last day to upgrade BES to the latest version and be eligible for the free PlayBook. I'm not sure how many people took advantage of this offer but I'd love to see the numbers. RIM's recent quarterly results indicate that things haven't been...


January 31, 2012  10:14 PM

VMware View Client Update



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Amazon, Android, Apple, HP, Kindle Fire, Linux, Mac, Mac OS X Lion, PCoIP, technology, Teradici, Ubuntu, Unix, virtual desktop, VMware View

Hi folks! So if you are avid fans of VMware View, you are going to love this. The new VMware View client will support Kindle Fire, Mac and Linux. It is optimized for Mac OX X Lion, and will use Lion's full screen mode as...


January 31, 2012  9:38 PM

Ultrabook faceoff, MacBook Air vs Acer Aspire S5



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Acer Aspire S5, Apple, battery life, comparison, comparison table, MacBook Air, release date, ultrabook

Hi folks! So after CES 2012, many announcements were abound, but the most interesting thing in my opinion, was the ultrabook announcements. Of all the anouncements, I found the Acer Aspire S5 to be the most interesting. This ultrabook stands the best chance based on it's hardware specs, to go...


October 6, 2011  1:48 AM

Rest in peace Steve



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Apple, Dies, passed away, Steve Jobs

Hi folks, it's with great sadness that I report that Steve Jobs has passed away. Whether you loved Apple or not, I think everyone can agree he was a great man and had a profound effect on not just the IT world, but...


September 30, 2011  11:33 PM

How many apps do you really need?



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Android, Apple, Apps, iPhone, Marketplace, smartphone

Hi folks! So when we hear about the war between Apple and Android, the number of apps always seems to come up. I don't remember exact numbers, but I remember reading somewhere that Apple had over 350K apps and Android Marketplace had over 250K apps. At this point, does it really matter? Does...


September 30, 2011  11:27 PM

Outlook for Mac



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Apple, Mac, MacBook Air, Microsoft Office, Outlook

Hi folks! So I've been using my Mac lately to connect to Microsoft Exchange 2010. I bought Outlook and installed it on my MacBook Air. I have to say that I'm quite impressed with Outlook for the Mac. It works great and it's easy to get around in the application for a user like myself that is...


September 30, 2011  11:09 PM

Samsung joins forces with Microsoft



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Apple, Microsoft, Samsung

Hi folks, so one of the biggest announcements lately is from the mobile world. Samsung and Microsoft have announced that they are joining forces in the mobile war! With Apple and Samsung embroiled in a deep legal battle, it only makes sense that Samsung has run to Microsoft for shelter. This...


July 31, 2011  10:49 PM

OS X Lion



Posted by: Raj Perumal
App Store, Apple, Mac, OS X Lion

Hi folks! So as soon as OS X Lion came out I had to grab it! Considering it costs next to nothing, why not? So I upgraded through the App Store on my Mac and the upgrade was seamless. In true Apple fashion everything went off without a hitch. Once my laptop was done upgrading I had all my...


May 30, 2011  4:36 AM

Samsung and Apple lawsuit



Posted by: Raj Perumal
Apple, lawsuit, Samsung

Hi folks! So you probably have heard about the lawsuit Apple brought against Samsung. This was for copying the look and feel of the iPhone with their own devices. Well now this trial has taken an interesting turn. Samsung is requesting to see Apple's upcoming devices such as the iPad 3 and the...


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