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LG HDTV flagship revealed, Rubix Cube-like Airplay dock along for the ride

LG HDTV flagship revealed, Rubix Cube-like Airplay dock along for the ride

This week we're seeing the 2012 CES Innovation Awards being handed out and newsletters to those attending the conference in the first month of next year are privy to some product launches a bit early in some cases - LG's HDTV range and a lovely cubical iPhone dock are just two examples. What you've got in the televisions are some massively impressive looking models in the LG 55LM8600, the 55LM9600 and the PM9700 Plasma 3D Smart TV, the first in this list being a 55-inch display toting LG's proprietary Nano Full LED technology and an ultra-thin bezel. Next the 8600 model looks to be nearly the same set but without the special Nano Full LED tech, this meaning in the short run a slightly wider bezel around the whole rim.

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Steve Jobs Passes Away, the world mourns a legend

Steve Jobs Passes Away, the world mourns a legend

Today we've learned a sad fact, as reported by Apple themselves, that Steve Jobs has passed away. In a statement published by Apple's Board of Directors it was announced that Jobs passing has of course brought sadness as well as reverence to the hearts of all that knew him. The world has lost a great mind and a great man, and we all mourn his passing with the utmost respect and honor.

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Apple unveils new iPod nano, most affordable yet

Apple unveils new iPod nano, most affordable yet

Apple just unveiled a new iPod nano at its Let’s Talk iPhone event. The company is touting the device as the most affordable nano ever and it’s definitely taking it beyond enjoying music. The new iPod nano integrates Nike+ with a slew of new fitness features rolled in.

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iOS Camera updated to work from lock screen – amongst other re-confirmed iOS 5 features

iOS Camera updated to work from lock screen – amongst other re-confirmed iOS 5 features

We're live at the Apple iPhone event in California where we've learned of many new and exciting features for iOS as well as some lovely statistics from Apple stores around the world and unbelievable sales figures on all Apple products. One little oddity that all you iOS lovers out there will be glad to hear about is the confirmation that the Camera app will be usable from the lockscreen. You'll now be able to get in quick and snap a pic with no effort at all!

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Apple: 300 million iPods sold, 16 billion songs downloaded and more

Apple: 300 million iPods sold, 16 billion songs downloaded and more

We are live at the Apple event in case no one noticed at live.slashgear.com and while the juicy details still haven't been released Apple is giving us some nice numbers regarding iPod, iPad and iOS sales. They announced well over 300 millions iPods have been sold, with 45 million this past year alone and more. We are waiting for more details so stay tuned for all things Apple and iPhone.

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Apple iPod shuffle and classic might get the axe this year

Apple iPod shuffle and classic might get the axe this year

Scuttlebutt going around the web says that Apple might be planning to kill off a couple of the iPods in its lineup that have been around for a long time. According to TUAW the two iPods that its source says are getting the axe are the iPod classic and the iPod shuffle. Apparently on the last earnings call Apple dropped a mention that there would be a product transition. What products would be in transition weren't specified on the call. I think many of us though the talk was of the new iPhone 5.

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Apple Fall 2011: Best Case Scenario

Apple Fall 2011: Best Case Scenario

In my recent report on Steve Jobs' resignation, I noted that many pundits seem to think that without Steve at the helm, Apple will lose some of its competitive edge. While anything can happen in the long run, in the short term this is dangerously stupid thinking. Let's recap:

Steve did not invent Apple products alone. Nearly his entire executive staff -- including everyone involved in iOS product design, development, and manufacturing -- is still at Apple, and it's not like they will suddenly forgot the lessons learned from working with Steve over the past decade (the man makes a strong impression).

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