Tag Archives: iOS

Sky Guide author builds largest image ever of the starred sky

Can you imagine a single 100,000 by 50,000 pixels image? SkyGuide‘s creator collected 37,000 individual photos to create this single amazing image, the largest true-color image of the entire sky ever made. Looks like the the iOS App will be … Continue reading

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Red Cross in the 21st century: donate for Sandy victims

USA has been hit by Sandy/aka Frankenstorm. The first message I got this morning (I live in Italy) on my iPhone while I was in the underground was from First Aid app by American Red Cross (check it here from … Continue reading

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Apple’s new iPhone 5? Right in my hands! Exclusive test

Yes, it’s an iPhone 5 I’m holding! I’ve been able to test the brand new iPhone 5 for some time, and want to share some first-hand impressions with you. It’s really smaller, compared to an iPhone 4S, incredibily lighter and … Continue reading

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iPhone 5 is here, and it’s huge! [live update]

Live updating about iPhone 5! Siri will be able to post on Facebook on your behalf! iTunes Store has now integration with Facebook Likes! iOS6 will work on all phones and tablets back to the 3GS. The iPhone costs the … Continue reading

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London 2012 Olympic Games: opening ceremony, media coverage and… plenty of smartphone and tablet apps!

London 2012! Opening ceremony will start today at 9PM (London time) at the Stratford Olympic stadium, well-known director Danny Boyle is in charge of directing the show. Friends at theiFile.com have just released a post including all official London 2012 … Continue reading

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Nielsen Report says 1 in 2 mobile users own a smartphone

One out of every two mobile subscribers owns a smartphone of some kind, and those smartphone owners average 41 apps per device, according to the latest report from Nielsen. If those numbers sound staggering to you, consider where the mobile … Continue reading

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ING-DiBa Bank features an unusual Basket challenge: high yields in user engagement with the ‘Free Throw’ tournament

German bank ING-DiBa Bank sponsors the Basketball league in Germany and wanted to connect their offering to a younger audience at Basketball events across the country… So they aimed to leverage smart phones to create an interactive experience anyone could … Continue reading

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Microsoft acquires Skype for $8.5 billion

Microsoft has officially announced the final agreement on Skype acquisition: this Skype call has quite a huge bill, $8.5 billion. Microsoft has released few details, regarding future integration with XBox gaming platform (and its recent Kinect motion-sensing device) and will … Continue reading

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Apple crushes forecasts again with Q2 2011 results: Macs and iPhone up, iPad backlogged – ‘just’ 4.69 Million iPads sold

Today, Apple [AAPL] reported earnings for the second fiscal quarter, including revenue of $24.67 billion and a net quarterly profit of $5.99 billion, or $6.40 earnings per share. Revenue nearly doubled from a year ago, blowing past Apple’s low-ball guidance … Continue reading

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iPhone IR-remote controlling a DSLR – for under $10!

I love Make magazine and their almost-daily cool ideas. Today, Makezine it’s pointing to iPhone Guru’s IR remote control for iPhone how-to, a really cool hack proejct that turns every iPhone into a DSLR’s best friend! The iPhone Guru posted … Continue reading

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