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A Successful Debut

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The iPhone 4 four has officially hit the market. And it hit hard.

Apple’s latest gadget made its debut about a week ago and within the first three days sold more than one point seven million units. The high number makes the iPhone 4 the most successful product launch in the company’s history. And the demand was felt, with some stores in the reporting shortages and unruly crowds.  read more »

iVuvuzela

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A loud buzzing noise has become a standard feature at this year’s World Cup. And now the noise has gone high tech.

The Vuvuzela is a plastic African trumpet that World Cup fans are using to express their excitement of frustration at the matches. The sound it makes has been compared to a loud swarm of angry bees and broadcasters are considering additional audio filters to tone it down for the home viewers. But eardrums beware because now the Vuvuzela has been made into an app and will be coming to an iPhone near you.  read more »

iBacteria

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Since the launch of the iPod, iPhone and iPad technology has gone hand held. But the ability to go anywhere might not be as cool or as clean as it seems.

The iPhone and the iPad are driven with your fingertips; fingertips that have also been touching money, doorknobs and shaking hands. But one Bay Area company has a product to make sure what you have on your fingers won’t get left on your LCD screen. John and Monica Youngheim have been making a cleaner for LCD screens since 1992. But with the launch of the iPhone Apple executives became concerned with the possibility of bacteria on the devices and approached the Youngheims who offered them iKlear.  read more »

iKlear Cleans Up

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Earlier this week Steve Jobs launched the fourth generation iPhone right behind the iPad launch. But some critics soon complained the screens show fingerprints too easily. Enter some entrepreneurs all to ready to solve the problem.

John and Monica Youngheim are the President and Owner of Meridrew enterprises. A bay area based company that makes Klear screen products designed to clean everything from your flat panel television to your sunglasses. But since the apple releases of the last few years, they have designed their second product. iKlear, a cleaner for everything apple and since technology went portable business has been good.  read more »

A Steal of a Deal

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Still looking to get your hands on Apple’s iPhone but can’t bring yourself to shell out the big bucks? Well here’s your big chance.

Steve Jobs, the face of Apple is expected to reveal the next generation of the iPhone at next month’s worldwide developers conference in San Francisco. And to prepare for the new merchandise retail giant Wal-Mart is selling the current iPhone for a steal of a deal. Until supplies last Wal-Mart will be selling the sixteen gigabyte iPhone 3G for just $97. The deal will include a two year service contract.  read more »

iPad Trouble

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Half a million people bought Apple's new iPad within days of its launch. But some potential clients are saying no thanks.

Major universities such as Princeton and George Washington University are experiencing network complications from the handheld devices. Princeton officials say the way the iPad connects to a wireless server causes interference for other devices trying to use the school system. Guy Jones, the Chief Technology Officer at George Washington University says their current system doesn't support the iPad at all. And these American schools aren't alone.  read more »

A Macbook Makeover

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Last weekend Apple opened their doors to consumers anxious to get their hands on an iPad. This week Apple is revamping an older product to give it a fighting chance against a younger generation of technology.  read more »

iPad Users Beware

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iPad users beware. Apple’s latest gadget has only been on the market a week and security has already been breached.  read more »

The I-Pad Launch

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Apple stores are gearing up for this weekend’s launch of the iPad, and you aren’t the only one anxious to get your hands on the latest gadget. Apple store employees have been hard at work training to sell a device they have yet to see.  read more »

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