State of the Application Nation

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Distimo, an app store analytics company, has released their latest Distimo Report, covering the full year of 2010. Included in the report are findings taken from analysis of Apple App Store for iPad, the Apple App Store for iPhone, BlackBerry App World…(read more) [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! …

Apple has Plans for Holographic Display

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Holographic displays are only seen in movies like Star Wars and Iron Man. The technology isn’t a reality yet. But Apple seems to be taking the lead to make holographic display a dream come true. Telegraph reported that a recent granted patent reveals Apple’s interest in this field. In fact, Apple’s interest was first sighted back […] Related posts: AOL …

Apple to hit $200 Billion in Sales by 2015 [FORECAST]

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According to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, Apple could hit $200 billion sales by 2015, the New York Times reported. The forecasted sales figure would be three times more than Apple’s latest 12 months ended sales of $65 billion and 100 times more than Groupon’s annual revenue. The audacious estimate is heavily based on Apple’s exponential […] Related posts: Sales …

Apple Launches Chinese App Store in China

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To get into the Chinese market, we must first speak its language. Apple did exactly that as it launches an application store in simplified Chinese. The Chinese version of the app store is launched after Chinese users complained about the difficulties to understand the app store in English. After opening two new retail stores in China […] Related posts: China …

Hack: iPad 3G Runs on T-Mobile, Sends Texts [VIDEO]

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The 3G version of Apple’s iPad hit store shelves on Friday, and it’s already been hacked to run on a U.S. carrier that’s not AT&T: T-Mobile. Better still, it’s possible to send SMS text messages from the iPad on T-Mobile’s network. A few iPad 3G owners have been able to access T-Mobile’s EDGE data network by cutting their T-Mobile SIM …

Thieves Want to Steal the iPad, and They Will Rip Off Fingers to Get It

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Some thieves will stop at nothing to steal your expensive iPad. In the case of 59 year old Bill Jordan (pictured right), the thief not only stole his iPad, but part of his left pinky finger. The story, according to Denver’s KDVR, goes like this: last Thursday, Jordan went to the Cherry Creek Mall in order to buy an iPad …

iPad 3G Shipping By May 7th

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Apple just updated its store with some more info on when, exactly, we can expect the iPad 3G version to ship. Their exact wording is “by May 7th,” which may mean some iPad 3Gs will be delivered earlier, though. As far as international availability goes, there’s nothing new in the Apple Store about that. Apple will announce international pricing and …

HOW TO: Get Started with the iPad

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The iPad has landed and although you’ve likely been reading about it for weeks — if not months — now we can finally explore what Apple’s new device is capable of doing. Given that the device is new to all of us, we thought it appropriate to walk you through the steps to set up your iPad. We’ve also included some basic …

Waiting in Line for the iPad [VIDEO]

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Today, the mythical iPad finally saw the light of day (for common folk — dudes like Stephen Colbert and Letterman have had one for a while now), and being the dutiful journos that we are, we were there, camera in hand. We talked to folks who had been on line since Thursday, iPad revelers and people who were there to …