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iOS 6 quirks

iOS 6 has been out for about a month, which has given us time to explore not only its peaks, but valleys as well. In this episode I'm joined by Lex Friedman and contributor Glenn Fleishman to plumb the depths of the latter.

iPad mini: Now may not be the time

The furor over the iPhone 5's launch has started to die down, but the rumor mill can only be sated temporarily. Whispers have been swelling that Apple plans to introduce a smaller iPad--an iPad mini, they say--with a 7.85-inch screen. And now that sp...

How to report problems in iOS 6's Maps

iOS 6's Maps don't currently quite have the same breadth of information as its Google-powered predecessor, if I may be permitted to indulge in a bit of understatement. But, as Apple itself pointed out, the system is in part crowdsourced--"the more pe...

Refined iOS 6 highlighted by stunning Maps overhaul

Following on the heels of the massive update that was iOS 5, iOS 6 might seem like merely a modest update. But that doesn't make it insignificant by any means: A key app has received a substantial overhaul in this latest update, Apple has added an in...

Apple announces Sep. 12 special event

Rumors and speculation are about to come to a head. Apple has announced it will indeed hold a special media event on September 12 in San Francisco. The event will take place at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater, beginning at 10 a.m. Pacific...

Apple will not include YouTube app in iOS 6

The fracas between Apple Google has claimed yet another casualty: When iOS 6 ships this fall, the mobile operating system will for the first time not include a built-in YouTube client.

Apple apologises, reinstates green standards

It's not often that we get missives directly from Apple to the public, much less apologies. But senior vice president of hardware engineering Bob Mansfield took to Apple's website on Friday for both, as he explained that Apple was reversing its earli...

Apple discontinues 17-inch MacBook Pro

Like many of us, the 17-inch MacBook Pro has learned that it can be dangerous to one's health to carry around too much bulk. Apple has discontinued the largest member of its laptop line in the wake of its WWDC announcements.

WWDC to kick off with Apple keynote

In a shocking twist of events, Apple plans to hold a keynote to kick off the company’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference. The event will take place on Monday, June 11, at 10 a.m. Pacific/1 p.m. Eastern.

What iOS 6 might mean for Maps

That Apple is working on a substantial update to its Maps app seems a foregone conclusion at this point. But aside from the occasional vague rumor, any features that might be contained in such an update have remained shrouded in shadow.

Apple announces Jan. 19 education event in NYC

It’s starting to seem like it wouldn’t be January without an Apple event, as the company announced on Wednesday morning that it will hold an education-related shindig in New York City next week.

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STYLISTIC Q702

First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

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For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.

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The Fujitsu LifeBook UH574 allowed for great mobility without being obnoxiously heavy or clunky. Its twelve hours of battery life did not disappoint.

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The screen was particularly good. It is bright and visible from most angles, however heat is an issue, particularly around the Windows button on the front, and on the back where the battery housing is located.

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My first impression after unboxing the Q702 is that it is a nice looking unit. Styling is somewhat minimalist but very effective. The tablet part, once detached, has a nice weight, and no buttons or switches are located in awkward or intrusive positions.

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