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EssentialMac | 30/07/2014

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Apple Stories In The News

Finally. Breeze the pedometer app synchs with runkeeper.

21/07/2014 |

When we first did our review of Breeze A Gorgeous Step Tracking And Motivation From Runkeeper, we loved it because it did one job and did it incredibly well tracking your Walking activity with style and panache. With version 1.2 you can now connect your activities in breeze to runkeeper, a feature most users have been clamouring for.

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EA Mega iOS Game Sale. Top Titles Reduced To .69p

21/06/2014 |

We’ve written a lot about how there’s no shortage of great games in the App Store, and just to gobble up even more of your time this summer, Electronic Arts has just staged a massive sale on some of its most popular titles — discounting them by as much as 90 percent in some cases.
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Convert VHS, Betamax, S-VHS to digital with VIDBOX for Mac

06/06/2014 |

Honestech VIDBOX for Mac can easily convert precious memories on old analog videos including VHS, Betamax, S-VHS, camcorders or any other video player with RCA and/or S-Video outputs to digital formats. Read More

WWDC 2014: Tim Cook Tears Android A New One (video)

03/06/2014 |

Next up at WWDC 2014 is iOS 8. Apple has now sold well over 800 million iOS devices and each of the categories of devices has set its own significant sales record in the past year Read More

First Look: iPad Keyboard Review – Brydge Keyboards

02/06/2014 |

One thing youll see at wwdc is row upon row of apple mac’s perched on peoples laps whilst they make their way through the blogging mayhem that is WWDC.  What if you could have a setup that weighs less than the MacBook Air? Read More

First Look: MediaDevil Artisanphonics EB-01 premium wood earphones

02/06/2014 |

Trying to find a set of headphones at a non bank balance breaking price point which also sound half decent seems to be mission impossible if the offerings by Sony, Denon and even the £120 Jabra headphones are anything to go by. Coming in at under £30 these MediaDevil Artisanphonics are one of the highest rated headphones and worth taking a look at. Read More

Apples least cryptic banner ever

30/05/2014 |

Hmm wonder what’s going to be happening at WWDC 2014 this year. Apples most least subtle hint that iOS 8 might be around the corner.

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First Look: Edifier Extreme Connect, Portable Bluetooth Speaker

30/05/2014 |

Edifier Extreme Connect is a fully portable speaker that features Bluetooth connectivity so you can play music from your phone, tablet or computer. The two front-facing speaker drivers give incredible sound. Wirelessly play your music both at home and on the go with this brilliant Extreme Connect speaker from

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Apple Sued Over Text Message / iMessage Switching Issue

20/05/2014 |

Yet another class action law suite is being pushed on Apple. This time it’s an issue with text messages and imessages for people moving from iPhones to other phones

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Supermarket Giant Tesco & Waitrose launch iBeacon trials

07/05/2014 |

Of course Apple was doomed just because they decided not to go with NFC but iBeacon technology instead. Now it’s proving a good bet with supermarkets in the UK trialling iBeacon.
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