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GarageBand 1.2 for iOS Review

GarageBand 1.2 for iOS Review

With the announcement for the new iPad for 2012 came the update of the whole iLife suite for iOS, including the most fabulous version of GarageBand yet. This version 1.2 of GarageBand allows you not only to play some of your favorite string and percussion instruments in a very basic way from your iPad or iPhone, it allows you to get "smart" with several automated methods for music making. This newest version allows you to play the Smart Bass, the Smart Keyboard, and conduct an entire string orchestra with Smart Strings.

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Apple sued for deceptive Siri advertising

Apple sued for deceptive Siri advertising

A class action lawsuit has been filed against Apple, claiming that the company used "misleading and deceptive" advertising for its Siri voice-activated intelligent assistant feature on the iPhone 4S. The lawsuit was filed by New York resident Frank M. Fazio in the US District Court of Northern California.

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i4Siri brings Siri to jailbroken iOS 5 devices

i4Siri brings Siri to jailbroken iOS 5 devices

There have been a couple of theories as to why Siri hasn’t made an appearance on devices other than the iPhone 4S. Is it simply to shift more units of the flagship iPhone, or is it because the 4S packs a custom noise reduction chip? In any event, it hasn’t stopped enterprising hackers from porting the personal assistant to other iOS devices, and now there’s a relatively simple way of doing it yourself.

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Apple iPhone 4S begins showing 4G icon

Apple iPhone 4S begins showing 4G icon

Apple iPhone 4S owners who don't realize that you can't suddenly turn a phone from a 3G device to a 4G device with a magical software update, are pretty excited to see that after downloading the new iOS update their phone now shows a 4G icon. Those who realize that just isn't possible are finding out that Apple messed up.

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iPhoto for iOS Review

iPhoto for iOS Review

The photography application originally only available on Apple's desktop operating system OS X is now up for download for iOS devices as well: iPhoto, completely re-imagined for mobile! This new application has been released alongside updates for the other two iLife applications iMovie and GarageBand and offers up an interface and functionality made to take full advantage of your multi-touch interfaces and Retina-quality displays. You've got the ability to view, edit, and share photos in a variety of ways with Apple placing special emphasis on iCloud for ultimate syncing power between your collection of iDevices including your iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch.

UPDATE: SlashGear's review of the new iPad here.

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iPhone Polarizing Filter Lens promises to reduce reflections in photos

iPhone Polarizing Filter Lens promises to reduce reflections in photos

Maybe you’re doing some undercover work and need a clear shot through a windscreen or window. Maybe you just find glare and reflections really annoying. If only there was a way to take better photos on your smartphone and sidestep the problem! While there have been plenty of plethora of camera accessories available for the iPhone, particularly the iPhone 4S with its excellent camera, there hasn't been one quite like this.

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Google wants Assistant to be its Siri

Google wants Assistant to be its Siri

Google doesn't like to be one-upped by Apple, but by any account that's sort of what happened when the Siri voice recognition platform was introduced. The technology, currently available only on the iPhone 4S, is likely to be heading to other impending Apple devices and is already one of the big trends to watch in 2012. Google wants a piece of that action.

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Samsung squashes iPhone in MWC awards

Samsung squashes iPhone in MWC awards

Samsung has pipped Apple to the post and won the coveted GSMA Best Smartphone award at Mobile World Congress, the Galaxy S II taking the crown in devices and Samsung itself named Device Manufacturer of the Year. The news follows Apple's surprise victory with the iPhone 4 at MWC 2011 - despite not even attending the show. However, Samsung's tablets were less fortunate, with the iPad 2 grabbing the Best Mobile Tablet award as a product "that has defined the market."

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Siri is your new Mercedes-Benz copilot

Siri is your new Mercedes-Benz copilot

Apple's Siri digital personal assistant is set to show up on the dash of select Mercedes-Benz models, with the news that the A-Class COMAND system is getting an upgrade for improved iPhone 4S interconnectivity. Dubbed "Drive Kit Plus for iPhone" the system allows users to navigate through their iTunes library via the A-Class' Controller in the armrest, together with trigger Siri spoken voice commands to locate services, contact people in your address book, fire off text messages and more.

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