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Microsoft Surface

Microsoft Surface Pro and RT vs iPad Specifications

A short roundup of the known stats of the Microsoft RT and Pro models vs the iPad. Strange that the industry is quite disputed on whether or not the Surface is something actually credible. What struck me for a predominately software based company, no actual software was displayed or really demonstrated during the demonstration. For every idea and solution pushed forward just as many questions are raised. Who will develop for Arm when an easier Windows platform exists?

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Flight Price Comparison Apps

Nothing helps the review process unless there is some vested interest in the apps youíre about to roundup. In this instance Iíve just been invited for a weekend away in Scotland and as the train is about to cost me £158 and driving would take the best part of 11 hours the only option I have is to look is flying. So here is a small roundup of applications to compare flight prices.

I’ll be testing applications that work both on the iPad and the iPhone To try and find the most cost-effective flights from my local airport to Scotland.

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TalkTalk ISP blocks The Pirate Bay In The UK

Pirate Bay Blocked TalkTalk ISP blocks The Pirate Bay In The UK

Another one of the big UK ISP’s in the UK has started blocking access to The Pirate Bay.  The list of those blocking TBP now consists of TalkTalk, Virgin Media, Sky and Everything Everywhere.  02 are “working behind the scenes” to setup their court ordered bans.  Arguable the biggest ISP provider in the UK, British Telecom as been given more time to setup their black listing strategy but that’s not due till mid-june.

Looking to get around the ban.  Read on.

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WWDC Notes : iOS 6, 200 New Features, With Significant Siri Advances

Some notes gathered form all the meta blogging happening at the Apple WWDC with regards to iOS6. There’s going to be a LOT of busy developers.  Un “googled” Maps, Facebook and Twitter get closer in iOS 6, Passbook, Eyes Free, Siri gets useful, do not disturb, Safari gets some love and more….. man alive WWDC has been busy.

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New Macbook Pro ScreenShot

WWDC Notes : New Macbook Pro Specs

New macbook pro retina display specifications are out thanks to the WWDC announcement. Yes they will have the hyped Retina display on macbook pro’s 2880 * 1800,  5,184,000 pixel, SD, HDMI, USB 3.0, Magsafe 2, Thunderbolt, Headphone Jack.  Wow.  Even Diablo 3 has been produced to use Retina display graphics.

New Macbook Pro Retina WWDC Notes : New Macbook Pro Specs

Other specs of mentions are Glass Trackpad, backlit keyboard, 802.11n WiFi (no ac), Bluetooth 4.0, FaceTime HD camera, dual microphones, stereo speakers.  Want.. want….want!!!!  oh and did we mention. Retina Display!

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