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Apple issuing $30 iTunes store credit for iPhone 3G S activation delays

Apple is issuing apologetic $30 iTunes store credit for the activation delays for iPhone 3G S. The credit will be available to users on Monday which can be redeemed at the iTunes Store. Gizmodo has picked up an early notification: Dear Apple Customer, Thank you for your recent Apple Store order. We appreciate your patience and apologize for the inconvenience caused by the delay in …

iPhone 3G S Video Recording Quality

The biggest reason to upgrade to the new iPhone 3G S is obviously its new 3-megapixel camera with video capture. The video is recorded at a good 30 fps VGA resolution. This is the perfect resolution to publish videos on Youtube. Along with the built-in video editor, and one click share via email, Mobile Me, MMS or Youtube, iPhone 3G S will really raise the …

6 reasons why the Zune HD is no competition for iPod Touch

I’ve been reading a lot of blogs and tweets lately on how Zune HD is Microsoft’s reply to iPod Touch. Even some people from Microsoft have been labeling it as an iPod Touch killer, which is totally ridiculous. Just because it has a browser and multi-touch, doesn’t mean it falls into the same category of devices as Touch. It is more of a competitor to …

TwoUp brings ‘Aero Snap’ to OS X

Well, would you have ever though there would be Mac Apps that would replicate Windows functionality in OS X? Your worst nightmare is here. TwoUp brings the very useful and productive Aero Snap feature of Windows 7 to OS X. Of course it doesn’t say it copies the features but it does exactly that. It lets you divide your screen space between 2 applications both …

Apple Design Awards 2009

This is the first time I’ve read about the Apple Design Awards, but I’m really impressed that Apple stresses on developers for application design. These awards are held at the WDDC. Only if Microsoft were to do the same, we would have more applications like Blu. There are two categories, one for the iPhone and one for Mac OS X. The submissions will be evaluated …

Apple announces iPhone OS 3.0 and more than a few people are not impressed

So, finally Apple rolls out features for iPhone OS 3.0 and along with me, many people are unimpressed. Why? Because packing features that should be in a 1.0 OS and releasing them as 3.0 isn’t going to impress people who know their technology. Sure, it’s better late than never. But if anyone hypes 3.0 and counts it as a blessing for themselves from the honorable …

Making of the 8 hour battery in the new 17 inch Macbook Pro

Bob Mansfield the Senior Vice President at Mac Hardware, Dan Riccio, Vice President of Product Design and an unnamed Chief Engineer, Power Systems & Battery Technologies at Apple give a highly detailed insight on the making of the non-removable 8 hour battery in the new 17 inch Macbook Pro. They even show the manufacturing process which is very interesting to see for hardware fans like …