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After Apple’s 2012, a “prolific” 2013 could shake the industry

After Apple’s 2012, a “prolific” 2013 could shake the industry

This week Apple's Tim Cook made no effort to hide his excitement over the success Apple has had over its first fiscal quarter of 2013, letting investors know that it's largely because of the products of 2012 that this good time for the company is driven into the future. Back when Cook promised us big things in 2012 early last year, we saw new iterations of essentially every product Apple had on the market, along with a couple new ones to boot. Cook's affirmation here at the beginning of 2013 could very well mean big things for the company through the next 12 months as far as production goes - just as long as the supply chain Apple relies on doesn't get in the way.

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Vine app Review: video Tweets unleashed!

Vine app Review: video Tweets unleashed!

It's time to get real with Vine, Twitter's newest and perhaps most bold introduction of a service since their inception as a mobile-friendly service. Here with Vine you're invited to create 6-second videos that you construct instantly of one single shot or a series of shots by pressing the center of your smart device's display. The results are posted to Twitter (and Facebook, if you like) as well as on Vine's own server, these videos then able to be viewed near-instantly by your connected associates.

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iOS 6 “Newsstand as app folder” trick discovered

iOS 6 “Newsstand as app folder” trick discovered

The Newsstand app, which was introduced in iOS 5, can be rather annoying if you don't take advantage of reading magazines and periodicals on your iOS device -- it just sits there taking up space on your home screen. If your device is jailbroken, you can hide the app with a simple tweak, but non-jailbroken users will have to deal with. However, a new tweak was recently discovered that allows non-jailbroken users to "hide" apps in the Newsstand folder.

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Temple Run 2 reaches #1 in less than 12 hours

Temple Run 2 reaches #1 in less than 12 hours

It's now just about half a day since the follow-up to one of the most popular free games in the history of mobile devices has been released, and Temple Run 2 is already at the very top of the charts in the iTunes App Store. While it's not quite there yet in the Top Grossing category, it's right in at first place in the list of free apps on the market right this minute. That's beating out Google Maps, Ruzzle, and Angry Birds RIO (newly free as of today).

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DIY Google Glass puts iOS in front of your eyes

DIY Google Glass puts iOS in front of your eyes

Google may be beavering away on the last stages of Project Glass before the Explorer version arrives with developers, but meanwhile DIY wearable computers are springing up, some with Apple's iOS at their core. A straightforward combination of an iPod touch, off-the-shelf wearable display, Bluetooth camera and a set of safety goggles was enough for AI researcher Rod Furlan to get a glimpse at the benefits of augmented reality, he writes at IEEE Spectrum, though the headset raised as many questions as it provided answers.

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iPhone 5S tipped with iPod colors and larger display

iPhone 5S tipped with iPod colors and larger display

It would appear that Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White has some rather colorful ideas about what the next-generation iPhone will be appearing inside 2013. A published analysis of the future of Apple's offerings with a device likely called iPhone 5S has produced the idea that the multiple color cases of the iPod touch from 2012 have paved the way for similar offerings in the smartphone segment. This analysis also suggests that Apple will be busting out with another new screen size, this allowing the iPhone 5S to be offered at a higher price than the iPhone 5.

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Sonos adds AirPlay-style streaming from iPhone and iPad music

Sonos adds AirPlay-style streaming from iPhone and iPad music

Sonos has updated its controller apps for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, adding the ability to stream music stored on the iOS devices directly to the multi-room wireless audio system. The new update, which popped up in the App Store today, treats local storage on the phone or tablet just as it does your traditional music collection and online sources such as Spotify, taking on Apple's own AirPlay system in the process.

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Grand Theft Auto: Vice City hits Android and iOS on December 6th

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City hits Android and iOS on December 6th

It's time for a 10th anniversary celebration of the second wave of mass killings and stealing of fabulous automobiles with Grand Theft Auto: Vice City for both Android and iOS. On December 6th you'll be able to pick this game up from the iTunes App Store and the Google Play app store for $4.99 USD for most any device you can imagine, including Android phones, tablets, the iPhone, iPod touch, and the iPad. Those of you who just cant wait that long should bust out the original Grand Theft Auto 3 - on both platforms already, just incase you did not know.

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JBL speaker docks go Lightning for iPhone 5 and iPad mini

JBL speaker docks go Lightning for iPhone 5 and iPad mini

Two new lovely JBL docks have been revealed this week by Harman with the ability to connect to the newest wave of Apple mobile products - lighting style. These devices are the JBL OnBeat Micro and the JBL Venue LT, both of them ready for not just the iPhone 5, but the new iPod range, the updated 4th generation iPad, and the iPad mini as well. One is tiny, the other is slightly larger than tiny - both are high quality in both looks and sound.

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