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    Microsoft Office for iPad has been rumored for quite some time, and, according to the latest bits mentioning the software package, it is expected to debut mid-this-year. However, according to a recent Reuters report, many (individuals and companies) are tired of waiting for the official release and are moving to other offerings. If the news agency's sources are right, Microsoft already has a fully working/final version of its Microsoft Office for iPhone and iPad suites. It is just a matter of releasing it, and that will eventually come down to Satya Nadella's decision. "Certainly, interest ...

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    Apple has just launched iOS 7.1 to the public yesterday, and even though this was just a major bug fix to the problems that many complained about with iOS 7, it's clear that any future changes that come to iOS will be focused on polishing what already exists. We know that the previous version of Apple's mobile operating system lasted for nearly seven years and also focused on improvements throughout that time, so now that we're already hearing rumors of iOS 8 and even iOS 9, you can bet things will remain on that same mentality. The new reports claim that Apple will heavily focus iOS 8 on ...

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    Even though Samsung and Apple are famous for all the rivalry that happens in the courts regarding its mobile offerings, that doesn't change the fact that Samsung is Apple's biggest partner in most of the silicone that runs Apple's mobile devices. Samsung has once again claimed to be in-charge of building the new A8 chip that has already begun production according to rumors, but could it be that Samsung is not alone on this one? Last week TSMC made it official that it was going to be in-charge of building the A8 chip for Apple, and it doesn't seem that Apple will ever clarify what company ...

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    Leave it to Apple to allow you to go through some news of the iOS 7.1 update we're expecting in the next couple of days, for them to officially release it just hours later. iOS 7.1 has been in the works for a couple of months now, and after five beta releases, we were expecting a Gold Master Candidate this week, and it turns out that Apple has preferred to make it official. iOS 7.1 is now available for download through iTunes or the Software Update feature of your device. The changes are considered minor by many, but given the buggy nature of iOS 7, many of these changes are very ...

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    It's been years since we began hearing the rumors of Microsoft Office reaching the iPad, and we have everything but a product. Reports have it that Ballmer wanted to launch the Windows' touch-friendly variant of Office first, which is codenamed "Gemini", before launching the iPad version, which is codenamed "Miramar". Obviously with the recent executive shake-up that just happened at Redmond, lot's of things will change, and this is one of them. Sources close to Mary Jo Foley, famous for knowing what leaks we should trust, now claim that Ballmer had a change of heart before leaving the ...

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    Apple's next-generation Apple TV could prove to be a better accessory for your iPhone or iPad than it already is. With Google's launch of its Chromecast, and with its aggressive pricing, it's clear that Apple has a lot to prove with its future set-top-box. Some still assume that Apple is ready to launch a full television set, but if it doesn't, we might see an announcement very soon. According to Bloomberg, this will still be a set-top-box and: The new device, which plugs into a television set, will have a faster processor than the previous version and an upgraded interface to make it ...

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    One of the biggest selling points for the iPad ever since the launch of Apple's first-generation tablet was its battery life. This is one of those few products that is rated for 10 hours of battery life, but that has gone for one or two hours more in every test that analysts have thrown at it. After four years of iPad, and lots of competing tablets from Android and Windows, you'd think that the iPad met its match, but that doesn't seem to be the case. New tests conducted by Which.co.uk show that the iPad continues to reign supreme in battery life when compared to every tablet in the ...

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    There was a time almost seven years ago when Microsoft, Palm and BlackBerry dominated the enterprise market. As a matter of fact, one of the biggest reasons why we all panned the iPhone when it launched, was precisely because it wasn't even designed to cater to enterprise users. That changed gradually as Apple pushed newer and more powerful versions of iOS, up to the point where you'd never guess who dominates the enterprise market today. According to Good Technology's Mobile Index Report for Q4, 2013: "From a device perspective, we continued to see an increase in iOS activations this ...

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    Amazon's tactics to win new customers are truly legendary. Years ago, if you wanted to compare the price tag of one product at different stores, you had to either give them a call or go. A couple of years ago, Amazon introduced the option for you to scan the barcode of a product and do this comparison within the store, but now it seems the company is out for more details. Amazon's recent update to its iOS app now includes image detection tools. You'd think that scanning a bar code would be enough, but if there's anything you see at your friend's house that you'd like, it's obvious that the ...

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    If you haven't seen damnyouautocorrect.com, then you clearly don't know what you're missing. The keyboard text prediction on the iPhone has proven to be one of its most amazing features since the first-generation iPhone was launched, but that doesn't mean that it's either perfect, or practical when you handle more than one language. Apple's new patent plans to solve this, though in a very interesting fashion. Currently the Apple's iOS line-up will underline any spelling mistakes you made, or that it couldn't fix, but one of these patents plans to give you the option to halt a message from ...

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    Apple has been doing docks since the launch of the first-generation iPod, and there even was a time when these were bundled with the mobile devices that you bought. We've also seen Apple building charging docks for every iPhone and iPad manufactured as well, but what we've never seen is Apple go beyond the usual "desk stand" concept of the dock, or at least until now. Apple filed a patent for a Smart Dock back in 2012, and this just got awarded by the USPTO. As it turns out, this new type of dock doesn't have the usual cradle design that we know, but instead allows you to lay the phone ...

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    Yesterday, we covered the top social apps for Android. Naturally, we had to make a video for iOS, too, since many social applications land on iOS first, and some never leave Apple's App Store. As always, downloading all the official applications is a great start. Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Vine, Instagram, and practically every other social network has a first-party application, and they all work pretty well. But when you start digging through the App Store, you find third-party applications, which are generally on an entirely different level. Watch this top five social apps list, and ...

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    iOS 7.1 is getting close to its final release, and Apple has been sending updates to developers like clockwork. This is probably one of the most anticipated updates to iOS in years, and that's mainly because lots of iPhone 5s users have found themselves plagued with bugs and issues that Apple has confirmed will arrive on this update. Today Apple has made iOS 7.1 beta 5 available to developers, and if history serves us right, we should expect the next update to be a solid release candidate. It's still hard to tell what to expect from this update, but one thing we have confirmed is that Siri ...

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    There's no denying that Apple has revolutionized the touch screen experience ever since the first-generation iPhone, and we've even seen more of that come to the way you can navigate around the iPad. At the moment, though sometimes cumbersome, you can navigate around apps and services with four-finger swipes on the iPad, though it does seem that Apple is just getting started. The company's new patent application shows a new iPad with pressure sensors in both the display and the bezel, in a way that would allow both pressure sensors to work together in order to provide users with a new ...

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    Apple's recent name change for its larger iPad to iPad Air has left a lot of speculation in the tech world. Given the fact that Apple's MacBook line-up is made of the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, and also due to some rumors of Apple building a 12.9-inch iPad, many of us assumed that this larger iPad would make Apple's iPad Pro line-up in the future. Sadly new rumors don't paint a pretty picture for this possible iPad Pro as analysts at IHS have just told CNET that: “Some manufacturers over the last six months have received sample quantities of a larger panel. They’re playing around ...

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