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Useful Keyboard Shortcuts and Extensions for Google Chrome

Chances are that you already use Google Chrome as your primary browser due to its snappiness and speed. Over time you probably became aware of the plethora of the neat usability features that Chrome comes with, such as the ability to add extensions, tricks with the omnibar and the infamous incognito mode. However, not all these features are so obvious. In fact, Chrome has hundreds of very …

Jailbreak iOS 5 Beta 6 With Redsn0w 0.9.8b6 On iPhone 4 / 3GS, iPod Touch, iPad

Apple seeded iOS 5 beta 6 to developers several days ago, at the time Redsn0w wasn’t working very well for everyone. Days later, we reported on how to jailbreak the firmware using Sn0wbreeze. That tool did the job, however many people reported they were having problems and Mac users were left alone in the dark. Earlier today, the Dev-Team released Redsn0w 0.9.8b6 that would be …

iPhone 5 Evidence Mounts, Points Towards Dual-Mode “World Phone”

Many of us are frustrated with the fragmentation that GSM and CDMA offer. While there are many other wireless technology standards, these two are the most popular ones. According to a new report by Tech Crunch, the next generation iPhone will support both modes making it a “World Phone”. The site received a tip from a developer that claimed a small number of people had …

Microsoft: There’s No Such Thing As “Post-PC”, PCs Are Here To Stay

Apple is continuously saying that the desktop PC is dying. They claim that we are in the “post-PC era”. This is a very controversial idea, because most people don’t agree with it. Microsoft has also rejected the idea of a “post-PC era”.  The software giant claims the PC isn’t even middle-aged yet. While Apple also agrees, certain things cannot be done on the iPad, that …

AT&T To Employees: iPhone 5 Is Coming, You’re Gonna Get “Really, Really Busy”

As we come closer to the iPhone 5 launch, we’re also getting confirmations from various sources that the Apple is in fact going to launch the next generation iPhone in early October. Image Source: Business Insider According to BGR, one of AT&T’s Vice Presidents has told several employees that Apple will be launching the iPhone 5 in early October, and they should get ready for …

Apple Granted Patent for Multi-Touch And MagSafe For iPads

Apple truly transformed the smartphone industry with the iPhone. Virtually any smartphone we look at now has countless ideas stolen from Apple. The most talked one amongst them is Apple’s multi-touch displays. Even during Steve Job’s keynote in 2007, he said “And boy we patented it”. Which shows Apple’s desire to keep this great piece of technology exclusively to them, or at least make money …

Windows Phone Mango Development Completed Ahead Of Schedule

Who was that saying that Windows Phone Mango devices will only be available this holiday season? That’s not true according to Peter Wissinger who is Microsoft’s Director of Mobile Business in northern-Europe. He released an official statement regarding the matter, claiming that Microsoft has now finished Windows Phone Mango (ahead of schedule) and it’s upto manufacturers to release it to phones. Microsoft initially planned to …

Apple A6 Chip Production Trial Started With TSMC

Since the battle between Apple and Samsung has gone from hot to very hot, there is speculation that Apple has turned to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (TSMC) to make the next generation processor for Apple iPhones, iPod touches and iPads. According to Cens, Apple has just started a trial period with the manufacturer to see how it goes. The article states that this isn’t …