AirDrop Apple’s Latest Mac OS X Lion File Sharing Feature

Within Apple’s new Mac OS X Lion developer preview released today a number of great little features have already been discovered that have not been mentioned by Apple. Including a new file sharing feature called AirDrop that allows you to copy files wirelessly from one Mac to another with no setup.

The feature will work by simply dragging files to users names within your address book, then once accepted, the file transfers directly to the person’s Downloads folder.

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Apple Mac OS X Lion Preview (Video)

Apple has released a preview video of the gesture controls in Mac OS X Lion, which shows a new range of multitouch gestures, which include page and image zoom, full screen swiping and also rubber-band scrolling.

You can see the new gestures in the video below, and also get an idea of what the Mac OS X Lion user interface will look like.

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iOS 4.3 To Launch With iPad 2 Next Week?

It looks that with the launch of the new iPad 2 next Wednesday the 2nd of March we may also see the launch of iOS 4.3, as according to the guys over at the BGR iOS 4.3 is now at the gold master stage and ready to launch.

So it looks like Apple will probably release iOS 4.3 sometime next Wednesday, or shortly after for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.

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Sanwa iPad Keyboard And Speaker Dock

Japanese company Sanwa have unveiled their new keyboard and speaker dock designed for Apple’s iPad tablet. Providing an ergonomic place to insert you Apple wireless keyboard (sold separately) with the addition of a couple of speakers positioned at the back of the iPad.

The iPad dock 400-SP014 has been designed by KEYDEX and creates a neat stand to provide a more upright position and real keyboard for easier tying on the iPad rather than using the on screen keyboard.

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NEC Medias, The World’s Thinnest Android Smartphone Gets Official

Earlier in the week we showed you some photos of the new NEC Medias, which is being dubbed the worlds thinnest Android smartphone, it has just been officially announced in Japan.

The NEC Medis measures just 7.7mm thick, and it features a 4 inch LCD touchscreen display with Gorilla Glass and a 480 x 54 pixel resolution, plus it comes with Android 2.2 Froyo.

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ZDBox For Android Provides a Toolbox Of Goodies To Tweak Your Phone

If you are looking to take a little more control over your Android smartphone a new Android application has been released called ZDBox which provides a multitude of tools to manage your phone, including battery monitor, task killer, and internet traffic monitor.

Other features of ZDBox include the ability to set your smartphone to silent or completely offline automatically within a preset time range. You can also lock other apps such as Gmail, Messaging, etc to protect your personal privacy and provide more storage space by batch moving apps to your SD or batch uninstalling apps.

 

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HTC Arrive, Sprint’s First Windows Phone 7 Smartphone

Sprint has announced its first Windows Phone 7 smartphone, the HTC Arrive, which is basically the HTC 7 Pro, and it will be available on Sprint from the 20th of March.

The HTC Arrive will be available for $199 on a two year contract with Sprint, after a $100 mail in rebate, and it looks like it will actually ship with the new Windows Phone 7 update with copy and paste.

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Intel Lists Thunderbolt Partners

Apple just launched their new range of MacBook Pro’s, which features, Intel’s new Thunderbolt (Light Peak) technology, and now Intel has released details of a range of companies who are already on board with the new technology.

As well as Apple, Intel is teaming upp with companies like LaCie, Aja, Apogee, Avid, Blackmagic and Western Digital, will all be providing hardware that will use Intel’s new 10Gbps connection.

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2011 MacBook Pro’s (Full Specifications)

The new 2011 range of Apple’s MacBook Pro’s are now official, so we thought we would take a look at the full specifications of the new MacBook Pro’s to see how the compare to last years models.

There are quite a few changes from the previous versions of the MacBook Pro, with two separate 13 inch models available, two 15 inch models and one 17 inch model.

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Apple Releases Mac OS X Lion Developer Preview

Its been a busy day for Apple today with them unveiling their new 2011 MacBook Pro machines together with FaceTime 1.0 and now releasing a developer preview of their new Mac OS X Lion operating system.

Apple say in their press release that the new Mac OS X Lion takes the best ideas from iPad and brings them back to the Mac. With it featuring Mission Control, an innovative new view of everything running on your Mac; Launchpad, a new home for all your Mac apps, together with full screen apps that use the entire Mac display and new Multi-Touch gestures.

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