Tag: App Store

Self Serve at the Apple Store

During the long weekend, my wife had to buy a new pair of earphones and found out that the Apple Store in Hornsby had them in stock. We paid a visit to complete this fairly straightforward transaction. Anyway, we found out that you can actual serve yourself using the Apple Store app found in the App Store. …

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Draw Something

Draw Something - Bad Words

I thought I’d share my experience with a simple game for iOS that has started to chew up a lot of my time – namely “Draw Something”. The premise of the game is simple, you have to select one of three words to draw (varying in difficulty), draw it and have your game partner guess …

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There Was a Problem Installing Mac OS X (Lion)

I had a couple of MacBook Pro laptops grace my desk and I have been upgrading them to Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion). The first one (maybe eighteen months old) went through without a hitch but the second one (which is a few years old) had all manner of problems including reading my original DVD-RW …

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The Highlights of the Panasonic 2011 Launch Event

Hopefully you’ve had a chance to read yesterday’s blog on my adventure to the Panasonic 2011 launch event and I covered a bit of what happened during the evening. Today, I’m going to flesh out some of the highlights and what Panasonic will be rolling out to the masses this year. One major initiative from …

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Google Prevents Use of American Express Cards on Certain Cross-Currency Transactions

American Express unusable for this purchase

Up until yesterday I had only ever downloaded free application from the Android Market but yesterday I was looking to get some nice looking widgets courtesy of the “Beautiful Widgets” app. I thought for the cost of €1.45 (approximately AU$1.95 at the time of writing) it was a fair price for something that has received pretty good …

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Beware of Changes to Android Market Refunds

Whilst this news is a few weeks old I thought it was still important to bring to the attention of those of you with Android devices. In conjunction with an update to the Android Market application for the platform, Google also changed the arrangement when it came to automatic refunds for undesired applications. Originally, Google …

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“Switch” for iPad – There Shouldn’t Be An App For That

My wife and I came across this article at SMH which skims over the prospect offered by yet another web browser for the Apple iPad. In a nutshell, Switch offers the ability for multiple users to maintain separate web browser profiles including bookmarks, passwords and history as well as a guest account for irregular users …

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