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iPhone 5 pre-orders top record 2 million in first 24 hours


September 18th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by BNO News
CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Apple received more than two million orders for its new iPhone 5 during the first 24 hours of pre-orders, exceeding the initial supply and more than double ... Read more...

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iPhone 5 sets a 2 mn pre-booking record (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) iPhone 5 has emerged as the fastest pre-booked device Apple has ever released with more than two million first-day orders, twice the one million orders iPhone ... Read more...

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LG Electronics launches new flagship smartphone


September 18th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 18 (IANS) LG Electronics, South Korea's No.2 mobile phone-maker, launched Tuesday its newest flagship smartphone 'Optimus G' to better compete with Samsung Electronics' Galaxy devices and Apple's iPhone ... Read more...

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Google buys Instagram rival Snapseed


September 18th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Following social networking site Facebook's purchase of photo-sharing app Instagram, Google has announced the acquisition of Nik Software, maker of the popular Snapseed photo editing and ... Read more...

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iPhone 5 sets a 2 million sales record


September 18th, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) iPhone 5 has emerged as the fastest-selling device Apple has ever released with more than two million first-day orders, twice the one million orders iPhone 4S ... Read more...

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Half a billion Android devices activated: Google


September 13th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 13 (IANS) Google Wednesday announced that 500 million devices running on its Android operating system have been activated so far."Today is a big day for Android... 500 ... Read more...

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Apple redesigns iPod touch, updates iPod nano


September 13th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 13 (IANS) Apple Wednesday gave an overhaul to its iPod portable music players.At a media event in San Francisco, Apple debuted the new iPod touch featuring a ... Read more...

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Apple iPhone 5 is slimmer, lighter (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 13 (IANS) Apple's much awaited next-generation iPhone is finally here. The iPhone5 sports a larger four-inch screen that is 18 percent thinner and 20 percent lighter than ... Read more...

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Apple unveils slimmer, lighter iPhone 5


September 13th, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 13 (IANS) Apple's highly anticipated, next-generation iPhone is finally here. Sporting a larger 4-inch screen iPhone 5 is 18 percent thinner and 20 percent lighter than ... Read more...

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YouTube launches iPhone app with advertisements


September 12th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 12 (IANS) YouTube, the world's largest video-sharing service, has launched a new official application with advertising for Apple's iPhone.According to YouTube's official blog, users of iPhone ... Read more...

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Two British policewomen sacked for racial abuse


September 10th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Two women police officers in Britain have been sacked after a colleague recorded them having a conversation in which one said that black people looked like ... Read more...

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Smartphone users reject apps over privacy issues


September 6th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sept 6 (IANS) Smartphone users are rejecting or uninstalling some apps because of concerns over intrusive nature of collecting personal information, according to a US survey.The Pew Internet Project ... Read more...

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Samsung Galaxy S3 sales top 20 mn


September 6th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 6 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Thursday said global sales of its Galaxy S3 smartphone topped 20 million at a faster pace than any of its predecessors.According to an e-mailed ... Read more...

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iPhone 5 photos and news reports leaked


September 4th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the date of release of iPhone 5 spreads, new report about the new generation gadget continues to come up online. A lot of the spreading ... Read more...

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Samsung has not infringed Apple’s key patent: Tokyo court


August 31st, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 31 (IANS) The Tokyo District Court Friday ruled that Samsung Electronics Co. has not infringed Apple Inc.'s smartphone and tablet computer patent.The ruling came after a US jury's ... Read more...

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New iPad Mini to be released in October


August 27th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Grapevine has it that Apple will be unveiling yet another new gadget in to the market in October this year. Apple who are set to release ... Read more...

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Apple awarded $1 bn in patent fight with Samsung


August 25th, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Apple scored a huge victory as a federal jury in California found rival Samsung guilty of "wilful" violations of a number of Apple's patents and awarded ... Read more...

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Apple becomes most valuable company in history


August 21st, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 21 (IANS) US technology giant Apple has become the most valuable public company in history with its market value hitting $623 billion in intraday trading eclipsing Microsoft's ... Read more...

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Hacker claims security flaw with Apple’s iPhone


August 18th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 18 (IANS) A hacker Friday revealed a security flaw that he claimed could make Apple's iPhone particularly vulnerable to text message cheating.The flaw has existed since iPhone ... Read more...

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Apple’s market share growth pauses


August 15th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 15 (IANS) Apple's growth in the smartphone market nearly paused in the second quarter of 2012 as consumers postponed their upgrade in anticipation of the upcoming launch ... Read more...

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‘Kidney for an iPad’ trial begins in China


August 11th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Five people are facing trial in China after a student sold his kidney to buy an iPad and iPhone, the Daily Mail reported.The 17-year-old nearly died ... Read more...

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Google to include personal email in web search results


August 9th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 9 (IANS) Google is trying out a new feature which would enable its web search engine results to integrate information from users' personal email accounts such as ... Read more...

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Android, iOS power 85 percent of smartphones shipped


August 9th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 9 (IANS) Eighty-five percent of all smartphones shipped worldwide during the second quarter of 2012 were powered by Google's Android and Apple's iOS operating systems, research results ... Read more...

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Bulgarian women gang jailed for London pickpocketing


August 4th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) A gang of three Bulgarian women, who picked pockets of disabled and blind people on public transport in London, have been jailed.Gergina Georgjeva, 21, Dimitra Miteva, ... Read more...

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Apple lawyer claims that Samsung copied iPhone technology


August 1st, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An attorney representing Apple said that Samsung did not come up with an original phone. The attorney told the jury on Tuesday that Samsung copied Apple ... Read more...

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Brand glad to do community service


August 1st, 2012 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 1 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand is glad about doing community service soon, as this will give him a chance to help people in need.Brand was ordered ... Read more...

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Now measure your sleep pattern with wireless (With Images)


July 26th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Eager to know if you got a good night's sleep? A new sleep monitoring device can measure the amount you've slept!The contact-free device, launched by ... Read more...

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Brand in trouble?


July 26th, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 26 (IANS)British comedian Russell Brand will be soon prosecuted following an incident in March when he threw a photographer's phone through a window.The 37-year-old had thrown the ... Read more...

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Apple iPhone 5 connector to make accessories obsolete


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Apple will include a smaller connector in iPhone 5, its next version of the iconic device, rendering current accessories potentially obsolete, The Telegraph reported Monday.The iPhone ... Read more...

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This ‘iband’ creates music on their palms (With Images)


July 22nd, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Gone are the days when a music band had to hire a truck to move expensive equipment during a concert tour. Here is a unique music ... Read more...

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Now an iPhone app that translates languages


July 15th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) If you are on foreign shores trying to interpret a parking sign or a menu in vain, then an application for Android and iPhone could help ... Read more...

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Despite not being released, iPhone 5 goes on sale in China!


July 13th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Despite not being released, iPhone 5 is already up for sale in China! This news is surely baffling, as Apple officials have maintained a very stiff upper ... Read more...

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Free mobile app for skin cancer screening


July 12th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 12 (IANS) A free new app called UMSkinCheck, designed for iPhone and iPad, will screen skin cancers by reminding users to compare unusual growths on their skin with ... Read more...

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iPhone app translates three languages into English


July 10th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) An app for Android and iPhone can instantly translate Spanish, Italian and French into English using the camera, Daily Mail reported Monday.WordLens uses the phone's inbuilt ... Read more...

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New mobile app developed to monitor data theft


July 6th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 6 (IANS) Computer scientists have developed a new mobile app to prevent data abuse by digital spies through other applications on your smartphone.Scientists from the Saarland University, Germany, ... Read more...

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