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# TG4
TG4 launches free Irish language app
Does anyone know how to say ‘app’ as Gaeilge?
# Tablets
Amazon profits nosedive as it takes on Apple in tablet war
The company is selling Kindles at a loss to compete with the iPad – driving its profits down by 73 per cent.
# Steve Jobs
'Petulant genius': 7 nuggets from the new Steve Jobs biography
The Apple founder had a brittle manner and didn’t wear deodorant, according to a new book. We’ve put together some of the most telling details.
# Apple
Late arrival of iPhone 4S sees Apple's Q4 results disappoint
Below expected revenues and earnings saw shares in the world’s leading tech company fall 7 per cent.
# Steve Jobs Day
California declares today to be Steve Jobs Day
A memorial service will be held in Jobs’ memory at Stanford University this evening, while Californians will celebrate in honour of the Apple co-founder.
# Tablet Wars
Apple secures Australian ban on sale of new Samsung Galaxy tablet
The injunction is just the latest episode of an ongoing patent battle between the two tech rivals.
# Steve Jobs
13 most memorable quotes from Steve Jobs
The Apple co-founder was a gifted orator – these are some of the things he had to say on work, life and death.
# Steve Jobs
Obama leads tributes to "visionary" Steve Jobs
Tributes flood in from around the world as Apple announces the death of its co-founder and former Chief Executive.
# Steve Jobs
“Stay hungry, stay foolish” – Steve Jobs’ address at Stanford
You’ll be seeing a lot of this video today – it’s Steve Jobs giving the Commencement Address at Stanford University in 2005.
# Steve Jobs
Obituary: Steve Jobs 1955 - 2011
A visionary, he helped change computers from a geeky hobbyist’s obsession to a necessity of modern life at work and home, and in the process he upended not just personal technology but the cellphone and music industries.
# Steve Jobs
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dead at 56
The tech company has released a brief statement on its website tonight confirming the news that the visionary former CEO has passed. It follows a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
# Bargain tablet
At €26 India launches 'world's cheapest tablet'
The computer, called Aakash, or “sky” in Hindi, is the latest in a series of “world’s cheapest” innovations in India.
# iPad killer?
Amazon launches the Kindle Fire tablet to rival iPad, here's how it works
Running on Google’s Android system, the price could be a big pull for those in the market for tablet computers.
# Facebook
Here's what to expect from Facebook's most important launch ever
Some new goodies are expected from the company’s F8 conference in San Franciso tomorrow. Here’s what we might see….
# Patent Wars
Apple v Samsung: German court upholds injunction banning sale of Galaxy tablets
The battle between Apple and Samsung continues with another ‘win’ for Apple in Germany today.
# Dress Like Steve Jobs
Had you realised today was Dress Like Steve Jobs day?
# Apple
Leaked US note suggests October 21 launch for iPhone 5
A leaked note from retailer Best Buy advises a new ‘Apple fixture installation’ at 6am on October 21. Is that a hint?
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.
# Tablet Wars
Here are the tablets Sony hopes will challenge iPad's dominance
Sony has unveiled two new tablets which will go on sale in Europe later this year.
# iPlank
Woman buys ‘iPad’, comes home and discovers it’s a plank of wood
Police are investigating the incident in South Carolina in which a woman was sold an ‘iPad’ in a McDonald’s car park.
# iDance
For all your dancing needs: Riverdance launches its own app
The worldwide phenomenon is coming to a smartphone or tablet near you.
# Apple
Steve Jobs resigns as CEO of Apple with immediate effect
Co-founder Jobs, 56, steps down as chief executive permanently and with immediate effect; Tim Cook is appointed to succeed him.
# Patent Wars
Apple wins injunction blocking Irish sale of Samsung Galaxy phones
A Dutch court issues a preliminary injunction blocking the sale of certain models of phones in some countries including Ireland.
# ipad 3
Apple preparing production of iPad 3 - report
The Wall Street Journal says Apple is gearing up to begin iPad 3 production from October.
# Not-so-smartphone
Amazon's chief executive wants your phone to have an airbag
Jeff Bezos has failed papers for a patent that’ll fit an airbag to your phone – saving it from damage if you let it fall.
# iFake
Remember that fake Apple store? China's found 22 more - in ONE city
Authorities in Kunming have gone on the hunt for more fake “Apple Stores” – and found another 22 unauthorised sellers.
# Tablet Wars
Apple wins injunction blocking import of Samsung Galaxy tablets
Every country in the EU – except for the Netherlands – is subject to the injunction given by a court in Dusseldorf.
# Big Apple
Apple (briefly) becomes the world's most valuable company
Apple is now worth 39 times as much as it was ten years ago – and yesterday overtook ExxonMobil as the biggest cheese.
# Work Can Wait
How to turn heads using nothing but an iPad... as a head
Heads were turned in New York, in more ways than one.
# solar
Solar panels may be used for smartphones and tablets
Apple and Samsung are planning to use solar panels for consumer electronics like smartphones and computer tablets.
# Facebook
New Facebook iPad app 'discovered' by student
An engineering student discovered a hole in the latest Facebook iPhone app update that enabled him to see what may be the iPad version.
# Apple Insanity
The top 6 weird and wonderful Apple stories
From Apple-mania to lifesaving apps, we take a look at some of the remarkable stories inspired by the company…
# Rotten Apples
Chinese authorities shut imposter 'Apple stores' - as more are uncovered elsewhere
Two of the five shops masquerading as Apple Stores have been shut down by authorities for not having the right licence.
# iFake
Here's the Apple store selling iPhones and iPads that's actually a fake
China, long known for producing counterfeit consumer gadgets, software and brand name clothing, has reached a new piracy milestone – fake Apple stores.
# Tablet Wars
Amazon to do battle with iPad with tablet of its own
It will reportedly run Google’s Android operating system.
# Patent war
Apple turns up the heat on HTC in the patent war
The iPad and iPod maker claims that smartphone and tablet maker HTC has copied aspects if its design.
# iPad
Son of Georgia's president sets world record for iPad typing speed
Yes, that IS a real headline. Eduard Saakashvilli can type the alphabet quicker than you or anyone else on Earth.
# Samsung v Apple
Samsung v Apple: the battle continues
Samsung has voluntarily dropped one of its lawsuits against Apple but the tit-for-tat legal battle rages on.