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It is not the least bit impossible, that some years from now, when watching a television show where they flicked a light switch, used a land line based phone or made a note in a paper calendar, people will laugh and say “Hah, remember grandma telling us how they did that as kids?”

Do you find it hard to believe me? Well, remember the touchscreens in Star Trek? Or how people in sci-fi productions were talking to robots made out of tin? Well, if you think about it, it’s not that long ago since this seemed something of the distant future. Read more »

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Gadgets

Surprised or not by Apple’s amazing and magical announcement this month, the incremental advancements of the all-new iPad (no number designation, so a bit confusing for the folks who own the iPad2) have gone and done something unexpected.

While there is no Siri assistant (just a voice dictation app), no USB slots (for add ons) and no places to put a memory card (a very basic requisite), for the first time the features of this device are as close to what we wanted to see in the second – if not the original – iPad. And the qualities are so that we think certain technologies may soon be ready to be retired and thrown away.

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Gadgets

March 7th 2012 will be game day for not athletes, not movie stars, nor politicians, but the citizens of the world – and by that we mean Apple devotees (wink, wink).

All information points to this day being the announcement time for the much-anticipated iPad 3, and invites have apparently been sent out to various news outlets (we’re still waiting, Mr. Cook). But what features will it really bring us?  Will it just be another number, or a next step in the evolution of the device? Here are the most credible rumors we’ve heard, and our what we think the chances are that they will come true.

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