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CoM - NYOP Design

We’re back with another “name your own price†offer here for our Cult of Mac Deals.

That’s right. We’ve partnered with 9 of the world’s finest designers to bring you The Name Your Own Price Designer Bundle! You pay what you want for 3 different designer assets and if you pay more than the average price, you’ll receive all 10!

We’ve chosen three charities that we believe make a significant,  [Read More...]

Why Facebook Home Won’t Come To The iPhone [Opinion]

Facebook Home

Today Facebook unveiled “Home,” its new, immersive Android experience. HTC has partnered with Facebook to launch the HTC First, a smartphone designed from the ground up for Home. Other Android handset makers are in the pipeline to release Home-based devices down the road.

Home is a great idea for Facebook and Facebook lovers, and it will probably be very popular on Android after it becomes available next week. But don’t expect  [Read More...]

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While tech experts have been eager to announce the demise of Apple and the iPhone, a different story has taken place in the U.S. as Apple has continued to widen its lead against Samsung.

comScore just released its latest report on the state of the U.S. smartphone market, and their findings show that Apple managed to widen increase its marketshare. Samsung saw some growth as well (1.0% ) but Apple grew about  [Read More...]

Retina iPad Price Cuts Hint At Upcoming iPad 5 Release

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Whenever third-party retailers start selling an Apple device at a discounted price, it’s usually a good indication that the next product iteration is on the near horizon. While this isn’t always the case, it’s a historic trend that points towards something new from Apple.

Based on recent price cuts from big retailers and the rumor mill, it looks like the iPad will be getting a refresh soon.

Fortune notes that, “On Wednesday, Wal-Mart,  [Read More...]

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Safari is a great browser on iOS, as well as the default one. Chrome is also a fantastic browser, and I find myself using it more and more as it integrates well with its Mac version, with bookmarks and such synching nicely due to a unified Google sign in.

Tabbed browsing is great on both the iPad and the iPhone, and Chrome implements it a bit differently per device. The  [Read More...]

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Today Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled “Home,” his company’s new experience on Android devices. Rumors leading up to today’s event said that Facebook has been working on its own Android device in conjunction with HTC, and that has turned out to be true.

Zuckerberg explained how modern smartphones are built around apps that communicate with people, and that Facebook wants to switch that and focus on people  [Read More...]

samsungexperience

Given that Samsung clearly likes to follow in Apple’s footsteps, it comes as no surprise to us that it is set to open 1,400 Apple-esque Experience Shops in Best Buy stores throughout the United States.

The Korean company is aiming to give potential customers the opportunity to get their hands on its mobile products and “experience how the devices connect together to enrich their lives” before they decide to purchase them. Specially trained “Samsung  [Read More...]

appleIIschematics

 

Apple fans looking for some nerdy decor will love these Apple I and Apple II schematic prints from City Prints. They’re printed on heavy stock at 12×16-inches, with a bit of shine to make the schematics pop. Just think of all the hours you can waste, marveling at Woz’s magical craftsmanship.

The prints only cost $ 40 a piece, but if you want to get a frame for it too, you’ll have to pay  [Read More...]

JamJam

Owners of the Big Jambox are in for a treat. Just head over to the MyTalk page and administer a new firmware update. You ill be treated to two whole hours of extra battery life (in addition to the 15 you already enjoy) plus a host of genuinely hand new features.

AAC support gives a bigger range for anyone using an iDevice running iOS 6.1.x (and is what allows the extra battery life). You also get  [Read More...]