Colourful Maroo iPad 2 Cases Unveiled

If you are looking for something a little more colourful than the classic iPad 2 cases, that are available from Apple and the like. Then the new range of iPad 2 cases unveiled by Maroo might be more up your street.

All the new Maroo iPad 2 case have attention-grabbing patterns including graffiti, cassettes and stylised skulls to name a few, and are constructed from high quality nylon with a leather binding and back.

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IconProject App Allows You To Create Custom iPhone Shortcuts (video)

If you would like to create any number of shortcuts on the home screen of your iPhone or iOS device allowing you yo quickly access cameras, brightness, toggle 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Airplane mode  or any other settings, then a new app called IconProject might be for you.

Using IconProject you can make unlimited types of icons on both your Home screen and your Home screen folders an create original icons artwork for each. Watch the video after the jump for a detailed walk through on how to use the application to create your custom shortcuts.

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iPhone 4S vs Samsung Galaxy Nexus (Video)

Samsung’s first Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus is due to go on sale in the UK later this week, we have already seen a couple of hands on videos of the device and now we have a video comparing the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus to Apple’s iPhone 4S.

The video was put together by the guys over at T3 and we get a good look at the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus compared to the new iPhone 4S from Apple.

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Unlocked iPhone 4S Lands In The US

When the iPhone 4S was launched here in the UK you could either purchase it on a contract from one of the mobile providers, or you could purchase an unlocked version direct from Apple.

With the US launch of the iPhone 4S, it was only available to purchase from one of the US carriers, which included Sprint, AT&T and Verizon, and now Apple is selling an unlocked version of the iPhone 4S in the US.

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Apple Investigating iOS 5 Battery Problems After Recent Update

Last week Apple released iOS 5.0.1, which was supposed to fix the battery problems that many users have been experiencing with iOS 5 and the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4, unfortunately it looks like the update didn’t solve the problem for everyone.

A number of users on Apple’s support forums continued to report problems with the battery life on their device after the iOS 5.0.1 update, and now Apple has said that they are continuing to investigate the issue, when speaking to the guys over at All Things D.

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iTunes 10.5.1 Beta 3 Released To Developers

Apple has released their latest beta version of iTunes to developers, iTunes 10.5.1 Beta 3, which also comes with Apple’s iTunes Match, and it looks like the developers have had their iTunes Match libraries wiped again.

We were expecting Apple to launch iTunes Match at the end of October, as this was when it was announced as the launch date, although we are now half way through November and still don’t have any official word from Apple on when iTunes Match will launch.

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First Gen iPod Nano Recalled Globally

Listen up iPod Nano owners, here’s the score. Apple issued a bad batch of first generation Nano’s in late 2005. Now, after so many years, they’ve realized how bad it actually is. Or should it be was? Grammar is confounding! Anyway, in a gesture of corporate responsibility a global recall is now ongoing.  The problem is the stricken batch could be harboring batteries that go up in flames.

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Apple iOS 5.0.1 Update Not Solved Battery Issues For All Users

Apple rolled out their new iOS 5.0.1 update this morning in an attempt to help stop batteries draining quite so fast on their iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices, after battery problems were reported by a number of users using iOS 5 over the last couple of weeks.

Well the iOS 5.0.1 update has been used for sometime, and even after initial trials stating that the update would fix the problem, the update doesn’t seem to have fixed the problem for everyone. With many users complaining that their battery life is still draining away just as quickly.

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Iomega eGo Mac Edition Portable Storage Launched

Iomega has added a new portable storage solution to its range in the form of the Iomega eGo Mac Edition, design specifically for Apple Mac users. The new Mac version has as rugged design and is equipped with 2 x FireWire 800 ports and 1 x USB 2.0, but unfortunately no Thunderbolt connection.

Its sleek rugged design and included Iomega Drop Guard case has been created to provide a safety net if you should drop your drive giving you added protection from drops up to 7 ft.

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Voice Of Apple’s iPhone 4S UK Siri Speaks Out

When I got my iPhone 4S and started using Siri, I thought that the voice sounded familiar, it turns out that the UK voice of Siri was done by voice over artist Jon Briggs, who has done voice overs for a number of popular TV shows here in the UK.

Although Jon Briggs didn’t record the his voice for Apple, it was a company called Scansoft, which he recorded over 5,000 phrases for over a three week period, and the  phrases were then used by Siri, which was taken over by Apple.

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Sprint To Start Locking iPhone 4S SIM Cards

When sprint started selling the iPhone 4S it was available with an unlocked and now it looks like Sprint has decided that any new iPhone 4S will have its SIM locked when the device is activated.

The new comes from an internal Sprint memo and it looks like this will start from today, the 11th of November, but what about customers who have already purchased the iPhone 4S from Sprint?

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Apple Releases iOS 5.0.1 Battery Fix Update

Apple has released the new iOS 5.0.1 software update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, the update is supposed to fix the battery problems that a number of users have reported with iOS 5 over the last few weeks.

As well as the battery fix the update adds multitasking gestures for the original iPad, plus it is also designed to fix a bug with documents in the cloud, and our Australian readers will be pleased to know that it is also designed to improve the voice recognition for Australian users.

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