Archive for February, 2011

Hong Kong’s First Apple Store To Open This Year

Hong Kong’s First Apple Store To Open This Year

Hong Kong will be getting its first Apple Store later this year. The South China Morning Post reported that the 15,000 square-foot location will be in the International Finance Center (IFC) Mall in the central district of Hong Kong Island. A second Apple Store in Hong Kong is planned for 2012 to be a 20,000 square-foot location in Hysan Place in Causeway Bay.

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Verizon iPhone 4 Gets Dinged By Consumer Reports

Verizon iPhone 4 Gets Dinged By Consumer Reports

When the iPhone 4 first debuted on AT&T users experienced the famous “death grip” as their reception plummeted after holding the phone in a certain way. Consumer Reports has tested the new Verizon version of the iPhone and the reception problem seems to have followed the device to its new network. While complaints rained down on AT&T and Apple when the iPhone launched, complaints have been far fewer for Verizon’s iPhone.

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Google Getting Strict With Android Market, Pulls VoiceMail App For In-App Payment Issues

Google Getting Strict With Android Market, Pulls VoiceMail App For In-App Payment Issues

Google is flexing its muscles with the Android Market as it just pulled one of its most popular and long standing apps, Visual VoiceMail, citing violations of the Developer Content Policy. PhoneFusion, the company behind the app, says the suspension came without warning after more than two years of being on the market and even being a featured app at one time. The company believes that their app, which has been downloaded one million times, may have been targeted for not processing in-app payments via Google Checkout.

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Motorola’s Weird Xoom Ad: Now in English!

Motorola’s Weird Xoom Ad: Now in English!

No habla espanol? Then you've come to the right place for a good old fashioned AMERICAN tablet ad. Actually, it's the same Xoom ad that popped up yesterday in Spanish. Since this is now an English-language ad, the narrator sounds vaguely constipated and the tiniest bit furious. Both ads feature a well-dressed male model who bears absolutely no resemblance to anyone you are likely to find playing on a tablet computer on a pier in the middle of the night.

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