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Shaylin Clark is a staff writer for WebProNews. Email: sclark@webpronews.com, Twitter: @stclark81, Google Plus:
Facebook Kills “Find Friends Nearby” Facebook Kills “Find Friends Nearby”

Well, that was fast. Facebook has pulled their new Find Friends Nearby feature. Introduced over the weekend, Find Friends Nearby allowed users to easily add people near them to their friends list. All you had to do was open the …

Mountain Lion Getting Automatic Security Updates Mountain Lion Getting Automatic Security Updates

Around the same time we were bringing you news that Apple had backed off on claims that Macs are immune to viruses, they released a security update for the developer preview of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Developers were alerted …

iOS 6 Beta 2 Seeded To Developers iOS 6 Beta 2 Seeded To Developers

Apple has released the second beta version of iOS 6 to developers today. The update went live less than an hour ago. Developers with iOS 6 beta 1 installed on their devices can download the update over the air directly …

Apple Backs Off On OS X Virus Immunity Claims Apple Backs Off On OS X Virus Immunity Claims

Two months ago we brought you news that hundreds of thousands of Mac computers were infected with the Flashback malware. While not the first malware to be specifically targeted at Macs, Flashback was somewhat unique in that it didn’t need …

Apple App Store Search Gets A Boost From Chomp Apple App Store Search Gets A Boost From Chomp

Back in February we brought you news that Apple had acquired Chomp. Chomp was a search engine focused specifically on apps for the iOS and Android platforms. By the time news of the purchase broke, however, several of Chomp’s most …

New iMac May Not Get Retina Display After All New iMac May Not Get Retina Display After All
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When Apple gave their WWDC 2012 keynote two weeks ago, they talked about all sorts of new products – updates to the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, a retina display MacBook Pro, iOS 6, and OS X Mountain Lion. Most …

iPhone 5 Rumor: New iPhone Getting NFC Chips iPhone 5 Rumor: New iPhone Getting NFC Chips
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There have been rumors for over two years now that the iPhone would be getting near-field communication (NFC) technology. Back in 2010 many expected it to be included with the iPhone 4. When that didn’t happen, they thought it would …

iOS 6 Maps Getting Yelp Check-Ins? iOS 6 Maps Getting Yelp Check-Ins?
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When Apple unveiled iOS 6 during their WWDC 2012 keynote two weeks ago, they showed of a whole slew of new features. One of the most noteworthy, of course, was the all-new Maps app. The new Maps, done largely in-house …

Alex Trebek Suffers Second Heart Attack

Alex Trebek, famed host of the popular Jeopardy! quiz show was taken to the hospital over the weekend following a “mild heart attack.” Trebek is currently recovering at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Sony Pictures released a statement yesterday …

RIM To Be Split Up And Sold Off In Pieces? RIM To Be Split Up And Sold Off In Pieces?

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion may be looking to split itself up and sell off some, if not all, of the pieces. The company would divide into at least two divisions – handsets and software services (i.e., BlackBerry Messenger). The …

Make New Friends With Facebook’s Find Friends Nearby Make New Friends With Facebook’s Find Friends Nearby
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Facebook rolled out a new feature over the weekend designed to help you make friends with the people around you. The new Find Friends Nearby feature went live first as a mobile web page, but was quickly rolled out to …

Apple Won’t Get Rid Of Google Maps For iOS So Easily Apple Won’t Get Rid Of Google Maps For iOS So Easily
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When Apple unveiled iOS 6 two weeks ago during their WWDC 2012 keynote, they announced that after five years they were finally booting Google Maps out of iOS and replacing it with their own in-house Maps app. The announcement wasn’t …

iPad’s Impact On Notebook Sales Diminishing, Computer Makers Tell Themselves iPad’s Impact On Notebook Sales Diminishing, Computer Makers Tell Themselves
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Earlier this month we brought you a report about the future of the iPad’s impact on the computer market. According to Wall Street projections about the remainder of 2012 and 2013, the the PC market will stagnate as tablets take …

Judge Tells Apple, Samsung To Keep It Simple Judge Tells Apple, Samsung To Keep It Simple

Judge Lucy Koh, the U.S. district judge presiding over the U.S. edition of the ongoing legal battle between Apple and Samsung, has ordered the two companies to keep things brief in the upcoming trial. The goal is to keep the …

Mountain Lion Release Date: Vacation Ban Gives Clues Mountain Lion Release Date: Vacation Ban Gives Clues
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Earlier this week we told you that Apple might be launching OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion on July 19th. New information that has surfaced today may lend some weight to that date. According to a report from MacRumors, employees at …

Samsung Easy Phone Sync Helps You Dump Your iPhone Samsung Easy Phone Sync Helps You Dump Your iPhone

Switching to a new phone is often a daunting task. Getting your contacts, messages, apps, photos, and whatnot moved to your new phone can be a tricky process, and sometimes not everything makes it. The process is especially daunting if …

Curt Schilling’s Baseball Money Gone In 38 Studios Failure
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Curt Schilling, former pitcher for the Boston Red Sox and head of the bankrupt 38 Studios said this morning that the failure of the company had left him “tapped out” financially, and had effectively wiped out the money he had …

The iPad’s Hidden Cost: $1.36 A Year For Charging The iPad’s Hidden Cost: $1.36 A Year For Charging
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Any time you make a purchase, it’s always good to know what extra costs will come with it. After all, every purchase comes with its own little (and sometimes not so little) hidden extras. Stuff you’ll have to pay for …

Apple Plants The App Store Flag In 32 More Countries Apple Plants The App Store Flag In 32 More Countries

Apple’s march toward global application domination continues. Last week during Apple’s WWDC 2012 keynote, CEO Tim Cook promised that the App Store would be coming to 32 more countries around the world. An email from Apple to iOS and OS …

Apple TV LCDs Headed To Foxconn Next Quarter? Apple TV LCDs Headed To Foxconn Next Quarter?

Production of Apple’s long-rumored HDTV could begin as early as next quarter, according to recent reports. The television’s LCD displays are rumored to be headed to Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn from Sharp sometime during the third quarter of this year, …

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Confirmed On Google Play Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Confirmed On Google Play
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It’s starting to look like this is the week for major companies to let things slip by accident. Yesterday it was Apple, who may have let drawings of the new iPhone through in a patent. Today it’s Google, who apparently …

Tweetbot For Mac Is Real And Coming… Eventually Tweetbot For Mac Is Real And Coming… Eventually
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The iOS Twitter client market is one of those markets where it’s really hard to stand out from the crowd. If you’ve ever tried to find one, you know that there are… a lot of them. Like weather apps and …

Get iOS 6 Sharing Menu Early With New Cydia Tweak Get iOS 6 Sharing Menu Early With New Cydia Tweak

When Apple unveiled iOS 6 at last week’s WWDC 2012 keynote, they showed off a lot of great new features. A revamped Maps app, Facebook integration, FaceTime over 3G, new privacy settings, and a whole lot more. One of those …

Samsung Releases Two Galaxy S III Ads, Doesn’t Mention Apple Once Samsung Releases Two Galaxy S III Ads, Doesn’t Mention Apple Once

As you’ve probably heard by now, Samsung’s new Galaxy S III is on its way to stores in the U.S. right now (kind of). By all accounts, it’s a fantastic phone packed with a whole slew of amazing new features …