iTunes Outage – Could Apple Have Lost £23,000 A MINUTE?

Update (12/03/15): Apple’s iTunes service suffered an outage for several hours yesterday and was reportedly down because of an “internal error”. In a statement to CNBC last night, Apple apologised to customers experiencing problems with iTunes and other services, adding: “The cause was an internal DNS error at Apple.” The company also thanked everyone for their patience as it worked to make all services available. The internet is awash with reports that Apple has suffered outages on a number of its services, including…

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How The World’s First Android Phone Was Blown Away By The iPhone

Codenamed “Sooner”, it was the world’s first Android phone but you may never have seen this Android phone. And that’s down to the first Apple iPhone. With a physical keyboard and small non-touch screen, this device also had navigation keys. It’s been described as a messenger-style phone in the style of Blackberry. But it never launched to market, thanks to Steve Jobs unveiling the iPhone in 2007. Blown away by the iPhone “As a consumer I was blown away. I wanted one immediately,” is…

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APPLE #FAIL – 21 Apple Product Flops [INFOGRAPHIC]

Behind All Successes Are a Series of Failures When starting your own business, you should be ready for some failures along the way – but the most successful firms learn from their mistakes. As author C.S Lewis once said: “Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.” Take Apple. The Cupertino-based tech giant may be known for the runaway success of the iPhone and Ipad. But as our Infographic shows, Steve Jobs suffered a number of epic fails over…

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A defaced Canadian $5 note (Twitter/Design Canada)

Spock Dollars – Live Long And Prosper…

Fans have been posting marked-up Canadian $5 banknotes in honour of Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy who played Spock. Social media users have been posting up photos of the altered banknotes that actually feature a former prime minister of Canada, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, following the death of Mr Nimoy. The Bank of Canada has reportedly said it’s not illegal to deface these banknotes, according to a report by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), although there are laws that ban the reproduction of both sides of a current bill…

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Sandisk 200GB microSD memory card (photo credit: Sandisk)

World’s Highest Capacity MicroSD Card – 200GB

The 200GB SanDisk memory card is the size of a finger nail, but can hold up to 20 HOURS of Full HD video. On top of that you can transfer up to 1,200 photos a minute. Card manufacturer SanDisk says it achieved the breakthrough by creating a new design and production process. “We continue to push technology boundaries to deliver record-breaking solutions that transform the way consumers use their mobile devices,” said Dinesh Bahal, vice president, product marketing, SanDisk. “By focusing…

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