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Apple’s Internet Tablet – To be verified from Verizon..

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Apple’s resilience in the stock market is often coupled with stunning product announcements. This one from the rumor hill has sent fresh vibes over the net – ‘Almost’ trusted sources have proclaimed a joint venture between Apple & Verizon – to create an Internet tablet which might come at a subsidized rate for Verizon subscribers.

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This unsubstantiated scoop is strengthened by none other than Intel’s Manging Director for Central Europe, Hannes Schwaderer

So, How will it look like?

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….Its said that it will be a larger version of iPhone…
….Will use Intel’s Atom processor….
….It is targeted for a product category called MIDs (Mobile Internet Devices)….
….I-Tablet will have built-in EVDO abilities….

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So, there you have it – a few trails from the Apple closet – We will be hot on this trail as we get more details..So be on the look-out.


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July 24, 2009 at 1:32 pm

The power of 2 As – Finally Apple adopts Adobe Flash

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Apple had to change its long standing position on the defacto world standard for playing videos – Adpbe Flash!

It announced that now iPhones could play Flash based videos. Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen has revealed that Apple and Adobe are “collaborating” on making Flash a reality on the iPhone, citing the technical challenge it presents. If Android could do it, so could iPhone..

That’s a great news for Flash based sites and news aggregators as well as iPhone users .


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February 1, 2009 at 12:13 pm

Posted in Apple, Cross Check

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Now Make Your personal iPhone..

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Train yourself for making your personal iPhone!

You heard it right. Now you can make your personal iPhone.

Accelerated Internet Strategies has launched an iPhone development training program.

You can join either the Spring session starting from February 2, 2009

or the Summer session starting from July 6 , 2009.

Course Features:

  • Each course is offered online as a “webinar.”
  • The courses are taught live, in the evening, twice a week.
  • They’re also recorded and made available in the event you miss a session.
  • Each class is taught Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
  • Students will need a high-speed Internet connection and a phone line to call in and listen.
  • Voice over IP (VoIP) is also available.

The five courses include:

  • Introduction to Object Oriented Programming and Logic
  • Objective-C 2.0 for iPhone Developers;
  • Cocoa & Xcode for iPhone Developers
  • iPhone SDK Programming – Getting It Done
  • iPhone SDK Programming – Advanced.

I must say, this is one heck of an entrepreneurial course. Now the thing to be seen is the quality and deliverable of the course.

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January 21, 2009 at 2:58 am

Posted in Apple, New Stuff!

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The truth about iSale…What about iBerry?

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Lets see what iSales is..

  • First of it is an iPhone application
  • The iPhone app is free, but it requires iSale 5.5, which costs $40. (Equinux offers a trial version that lets you try out three free auctions.)
  • iSale mobile works with both the iPhone and the iPod touch.
  • So you can consider iSale as an auction expediter
  • iSale integrates with Apple technology


How iSale works?

  • You can consider it as an auction helper on the go
  • So, now your auctioning while driving too…pretty neat but dangerous too…choice is yours!
  • But, is the auction real time?
  • No
  • iSale ets you create online auction drafts while you are on the move.
  • You can pick from among 222 iSale templates …. write a description for your auction item  …..set the starting price, auction duration, and category.
  • When you’re back near your Mac (and the desktop version of iSale), you can transfer all that data via WLAN.

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January 16, 2009 at 2:14 am

Posted in Apple, Cross Check, Mashup!, Trends

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Steve Jobs takes medical leave till summer!

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Steve Jobs email to his employees..

Apple CEO Steve Jobs today sent the following email to all Apple employees:


I am sure all of you saw my letter last week sharing something very personal with the Apple community. Unfortunately, the curiosity over my personal health continues to be a distraction not only for me and my family, but everyone else at Apple as well. In addition, during the past week I have learned that my health-related issues are more complex than I originally thought.

In order to take myself out of the limelight and focus on my health, and to allow everyone at Apple to focus on delivering extraordinary products, I have decided to take a medical leave of absence until the end of June.

I have asked Tim Cook to be responsible for Apple’s day to day operations, and I know he and the rest of the executive management team will do a great job. As CEO, I plan to remain involved in major strategic decisions while I am out. Our board of directors fully supports this plan.

I look forward to seeing all of you this summer.


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January 15, 2009 at 1:51 am

Apple unveils iWork ’09

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January 6, 2009—Apple® today introduced iWork® ’09, the latest version of Apple’s popular office productivity suite, which adds powerful new features without sacrificing Apple’s legendary ease of use.


  • advanced object transitions, which automatically animate objects with a choice of effects and Magic Move
  • a new Full Screen view that helps you focus on your writing and an outline mode to organize your thoughts
  • a quick way to group and summarize data and a dramatically simplified way to create complex formulas
  • Apple also announced public beta, a new service Apple is developing to share iWork ’09 documents online – In  a possible bid to compete with Adobe, Zoho & google

“Millions of Mac users have fallen in love with iWork,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “With iWork ’09, Apple continues to demonstrate that innovation is possible in office productivity software, and that creating impressive presentations, documents and spreadsheets doesn’t need to be complicated.”


Pricing & Availability
iWork ’09 is now available through the Apple Store® (, Apple’s retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers for a suggested retail price of $79 (US). iWork ’09 is available for $49 (US) with the purchase of any Mac® through the Apple Store, Apple’s retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers.

iWork ’09 requires Mac OS® X version 10.4.11 or Mac OS X version 10.5.6 or later, a Macintosh® computer with an Intel processor, PowerPC G5, or 500 MHz or faster PowerPC G4, 512MB of RAM (1GB recommended), 32MB of video RAM, QuickTime® 7.5.5 or later, a DVD drive for installation and 1.2GB of available disk space. Public Beta is not included with the purchase of iWork ’09. Account setup and activation are required. Fees may apply. Internet access and iWork ’09 are required. Terms of service apply and are available at

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January 12, 2009 at 2:18 pm

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