Apple Newsstand Generates $70,000 Daily

I read a few digital magazines on my iPad and other devices and for the most part, I tend to prefer paper. I’m all for digital books since they don’t have photos, but when it comes to magazines, I prefer glossy paper. When Apple unveiled its Newsstand app a while back that sold full color versions of print magazines it was definitely a step up.


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Beatsurfing iPad App Creates Custom MIDI Instruments (video)

A new iPad application has been created which is currently under development called Beatsurfing, which has been designed to enable you create custom MIDI instruments directly on your iPad tablet.

The custom MIDI instruments within Beatsurfing can be customized from the ground up and tailored to be played in anyway you like, to suit your style. Watch the video after the jump to see the Beatsurfing iPad application in action.

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Macbook Air And Pro Rainbow Keyboard Decals

If you feel your MacBook Air or Pro needs a little more colour, these funky rainbow keyboard decals might be just the thing. They are created from ultra-high resolution pictures, printed on transparent vinyl MPI material from Avery Graphics, which guarantees no residue with 3-5 years outdoor life.

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AmpKit 1.3 Modern Bass Amp iOS App Update Arrives

Agile Partners developers and creators of AmpKit have this week rolled out a new update to their guitar amp application for iOS devices. Bringing with it a raft of new graphics all now beautifully rendered with the new iPad Retina Display in mind.

The Ampkit app offers the largest guitar and bass gear selection of any iOS amp simulation application. Providing you with 36 amp channels, 24 effects, 21 cabinets, and 8 mics. 114 presets in total.


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Apple Offers Australian’s iPad Refunds After Misleading 4G Advertising

Yesterday we heard that Australian government were planning to take Apple to court over the 4G claims of their new iPad in Australia, where the device had been advertised as being 4G capable, although it wouldn’t actually work on Australia’s 4G networks.

Now Apple is apparently going to offer any customers in Australia who bought the new iPad a full refund if they are not happy with the device, and they have also updated their website in Australia to confirm that whilst the iPad has 4G it can not run on the Tesltra LTE network in the country.

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Apple Responds To Reported iPad Battery Issues

Since the launch of thew new iPad 3 a number of users have noticed that the new iPad’s battery continues to charge even when at 100 percent when the device is plugged in.

There have been reports over the last few days that this is a problem, with a number of users concerned about the battery life of their new tablet, and now we have our first official statement on the reported battery issue.

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Australian Government To Take Apple To Court Over 4G Claims On New iPad?

It looks like Apple could be in trouble the the Australian Government over the 4G claims on their new iPad, whilst the iPad comes with a 4G connection, at the moment this only works in the US and it is not compatible with Australia’s 4G network which runs on the 1800Mhz frequency.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has announced that they will be making a application to the federal court in Melbourne against Apple.

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Logitech UE Air, Airplay Speaker Unveiled (video)

After announcing their new BCC950 ConferenceCam yesterday Logitech have also now taken the wraps of their new Logitech UE Air speaker. Which is equipped with Ultimate Ear branding and comes complete with Apple AirPlay support.

The UE Air speaker is Logitech’s first Airplay equipped speaker system and comes fitted with dual tweeters and woofers. The AirPlay support allows you to stream music from your Apple iOS devices directly to the speaker system wirelessly.

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Apple’s Siri Becoming More Popular According To Report

It looks like Apple’s voice activated virtual assistant is becoming more popular according to a recent report by consulting firm Park Associates, who surveyed iPhone 4S owners of their usage of Apple’s Siri.

According to the report, 87 percent of the iPhone 4S owners use Apple’s Siri at least once a month, and people seem to be using Siri for making phone calls and sending text messages.

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Apple’s New iPad Can Run For 25 Hours As A 4G Hotspot

Apple’s new iPad comes with a much larger battery than the iPad 2, it also comes with 4G LTE, which is the main reason for the new larger battery, and now it looks like the device can be quite useful as a 4G mobile hotspot.

The guys over at AnandTech have been testing the battery life out on the new iPad and they have tested the device as a 4G mobile hotspot on Verizon’s 4G network.

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