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An iPhone App for your business, just $39 a month?

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Mobile Devices | Posted: Nov 26, 2010 2:30 am

Bizness Apps have entered the crowd of DIY iPhone development platforms - saying they can do it from start to finish for just $39 a month.

 

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The company has gotten support from investors to go forth with their plan. At $39 a month, it becomes affordable for a lot of companies that usually wouldn't bother with mobile apps or more specifically the iOS platform.

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RumorTT: Android 2.3 on Samsung Nexus S

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Mobile Devices | Posted: Nov 26, 2010 2:00 am

You may remember yesterday I posted about the Nexus S, well today there are some more details and some pictures of Android 2.3 running for you to check out.

 

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An anonymous source at XDA developers has used his BlurryCam(tm) to snap some shots of it. This will be the successor to the Nexus One and it's coming very soon. As for specs?

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Windows Phone 7 hack allows bypassing of the Marketplace

By: Don Lynn | More News: Mobile Devices | Posted: Nov 26, 2010 1:58 am

The Windows Phone 7 device hacks are slowly trickling out regardless of the security measures. A hack released last week allows for direct file transfer to your device via USB, and now a hack has been outed that lets even non developers bypass the Marketplace and "sideload" any app you desire onto a WP7 device.

 

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The new tool is called Chevron WP7, which is compatible with Windows XP SP2 and up, and unlocks your phone so that you can install apps without going through the Windows Marketplace. For now, Microsoft only allows this function for those with developer access and wouldn't dream of rolling it out to the general public due to Microsoft not being able to look over or approve sketchy apps. Check out the step by step process at the Source Link.

Windows Phone 7 Marketplace - 3, 000 apps, attracts 15, 000 developers

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Mobile Devices | Posted: Nov 26, 2010 1:47 am

Engadget is right - years ago the mobile industry was dominated when it came down to units moved, profits made but now it's future success is defined by the number of apps, games and developers attached to each competing platform.

 

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Nokia last week announced 400, 000 new developers over the last year. Microsoft may only have 15, 000 - but it's quality over quantity, right?

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Angry Birds Day! December 11! Something big planned for London

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: Nov 26, 2010 1:03 am

Ah Angry Birds. It now has it's own day. Some sources of TechCrunch have been flung into their offices and said that there's going to be something big happening, specifically in London's Trafalgar Square. Which has supposedly become a big venue to launch big games - especially console games.

 

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There's speculation Angry Birds will get a Windows Phone 7 announcement on the day, there's also speculation that Rovio Mobile will launch a console version or that it will spin out into a movie.

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DRAM pricing set to continue sliding downward into 2011

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: RAM | Posted: Nov 26, 2010 1:00 am

Memory is already at insanely low prices, but lower prices is not a bad thing, right?

 

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The price of DRAM is set to continue falling throughout the first half of 2011 - the wholesale price of a 2GB DDR3 module has dropped 46 percent since the start of 2010, from around $46.50 to $25 - it could also drop to as low as $20 before the end of the year.

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Apple's Australian store has discounts of around 10% right now!

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Apps | Posted: Nov 26, 2010 12:29 am

Live in Australia? Jealous of the current Black Friday sales? Apple fan or user? Well, don't feel left out - we have actually gotten a better deal. Yes, you read that right! Australia wins for once!

 

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There's a few bargains to be had, iPad's are $51 off, iMac's are $121 off. MacBook Pro/Air are both $121 off also. iPod Nano's are $25 off and finally iPod touch is $51 off.

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Apple's Black Friday deals - what to expect

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Current Affairs | Posted: Nov 26, 2010 12:23 am

Apple fan? Black Friday fan? Sales fan? Well, here's hoping - Apple are usually pretty tight with their sales and discounts, but right now the Black Friday sales are happening...

 

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There's nothing huge on sale, but something off is better than nothing off, right? There's around $101 savings off various Mac systems and $41 off of an iPad, lots of accessories are on sale, but no iPhone deals? Bugger.

New Google Chrome extension exports your Facebook contacts

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Internet & Websites | Posted: Nov 26, 2010 12:17 am

Ah Google Chrome - your extensions are like a big hug to your users. Well, even amongst the pillow fight between Google and Facebook (with Facebook removing the feature of importing your Google contacts from Gmail into Facebook), a new Extension is out that allows you to export your Facebook contacts through Chrome.

 

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It will export your contacts into both Gmail and CSV files. The extension is not officially affiliated with Google or Facebook, obviously after a bit of airtime between sites (like this post) it might disappear. So quick, go export your friends to Gmail!

Windows 7 themes - tweaking your holiday experience

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Software | Posted: Nov 26, 2010 12:05 am

I'm sure most people are pigging out on turkey and celebrating Thanksgiving over in the US, but that hasn't stopped Microsoft from getting into the festive spirit by releasing festive Windows 7 themes!

 

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As a bonus for Halo Reach fans - next week you'll get an opportunity to get a glimpse into the creative process behind the game with a Windows 7 theme that features some amazing Halo Reach concept artwork.

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