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Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 may head to Europe in March

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 may head to Europe in March

There is another report that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 will be heading to Europe by the end of March. The device will be heading to Bulgaria with a price tag that will compete directly with the likes of the iPad Mini. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 will come in 3 variants: Wi-Fi only, 3G + Wi-FI, and 3G + LTE + Wi-Fi. You will also have the option to choose from a 16 GB or 32 GB version of each.


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Analyst believes the iPad will see a complete redesign by the end of April

Analyst believes the iPad will see a complete redesign by the end of April

According to Piper Jaffray, an investment research firm, Apple will most likely be hosting an event between March and April. An analyst at the firm, Gene Munster, analyzed the time frame of launch events held by Apple, and he believes that Apple's full-sized iPad is due for a major redesign. He also believes the iPad Mini may receive an update of its own as well, but considering that it had just launched last October, it would be unlikely.


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Apple releases shorter 0.5-meter Lightning cable for $19

Apple releases shorter 0.5-meter Lightning cable for $19

Taking a page from its Thunderbolt cable book, Apple has released a shorter Lightning-to-USB cable that measures just 0.5 meters long. Aimed at those who only need a couple feet of cable to charge their devices, this shorter offering will still set you back the same $19 that the 1-meter Lightning cable costs.

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Apple CEO: “if we don’t cannibalize, someone else will”

Apple CEO: “if we don’t cannibalize, someone else will”

As Tim Cook spoke at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference this week, a question of "cannibalization" came up, prompting the Apple CEO to speak about the first time he'd ever been asked such a question. Believe it or not, it wasn't when the iPad mini was introduced - it wasn't even when the iPhone or the iPod nano was introduced. In fact it was back when the iBook was revealed back in 1999.

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Three temporarily free iOS games you NEED to download

Three temporarily free iOS games you NEED to download

Today there are three apps out there in iTunes land that you're going to need to go ahead and download as fast as you can - each of them is temporarily free and each of them is excellent. The first of these three apps goes by the name Galaxy on Fire 2 HD - this is a game we've followed since before it was released back in 2011 - now you'll find it on your iOS device for no cost at all (instead of $6.99). It's a masterpiece of a space battle game in which you're online in a massive way with people from all over the planet - literally and figuratively!

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Canalys: iPad was 1 of ever 6 PCs sold in Q4 2012

Canalys: iPad was 1 of ever 6 PCs sold in Q4 2012

The analysis group Canalys has released a report detailing how they've run the numbers on the PC market for the fourth quarter of 2012, discovering that when the iPad is included in those numbers, they take 1 out of every 6 units sold. This report details PC shipments across the whole world for the fourth quarter of 2012 and makes it clear that while worldwide shipments of PCs did go up 12% year-over-year, it's Apple's iPad that seems to be making the most significant dent. Apple also leads the PC market in general.

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Belkin introduces FastFit keyboard case for iPad mini, will cost you $79

Belkin introduces FastFit keyboard case for iPad mini, will cost you $79

The iPad mini keyboard cases are rolling in. We already saw Logitech's offering yesterday, and now Belkin is trying one-up them by releasing their own variant. The company says their new FastFit keyboard case for the iPad mini is the “lightest and thinnest” product of its kind, and it sure looks that way.

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iOS 6.1 jailbreak sees massive numbers, Cydia usage spikes

iOS 6.1 jailbreak sees massive numbers, Cydia usage spikes

Yesterday, the iOS 6.1 jailbreak officially released to the public, and it essentially was a scramble for millions of iOS 6 users, similar to how someone announces there's free food in the break room, and everyone dashes in to get their share. It turns out that the release saw a huge wave of users join in on the jailbreaking fun, and even Cydia became overloaded, resulting in errors that left users without tweaks for now.

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Logitech unveils Ultrathin Keyboard mini for iPad mini

Logitech unveils Ultrathin Keyboard mini for iPad mini

If you own an iPad mini and are interested in a keyboard sized exactly for the miniature tablet, Logitech has a new offering you might be interested in. The tablet is called the Ultrathin Keyboard mini and is up for pre-order right now for $79.99. It's not clear when exactly the tablet will ship.

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iOS 6.1 untethered jailbreak now available

iOS 6.1 untethered jailbreak now available

We hope you prepared, folks, because the long-awaited untethered jailbreak for iOS 6.1 devices is finally here. It's been a long time coming since the last time we saw a proper jailbreak, but thanks to the Evad3rs dev team, including PlanetBeing, pod2g, and MuscleNerd, it's great to know that the latest iOS firmware is now hackable.

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iPad mini US listings updated with better shipping times

iPad mini US listings updated with better shipping times

If you've been thinking of getting an iPad mini, it would seem that now's the time. Apple has updated its iPad mini listings on the US online store to reflect new shipping times: 1-3 days business days. Previously, Apple said it wouldn't be shipping out iPad minis until 3-5 business days after orders were placed, so this is something of an improvement.

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iPhone Plus mock-up offers real 4.94-inch display vision

iPhone Plus mock-up offers real 4.94-inch display vision

This week the developer of Instapaper, Mr. Marco Arment, has created a rather intriguing mock-up of what the "iPhone Plus" would look like, using specifications, tips, and rumors to push the idea of this device as close to reality as possible. The device itself would work as an in-between aside the iPhone 5 and the iPad mini, filling in the perceived "gap" left at the moment where no iOS device currently exists. The iPhone Plus (or iPhone+ or iPhone Math) would work with a 4.94-inch display and a lovely 640 x 1136 pixel (264 PPI) resolution.

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