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EssentialMac | April 18, 2014

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Apple scores 100% score in Greenpeace cloud report

02/04/2014 |

Greenpeace have often lashed out at Apple for their lack of green credentials so it’s nice to see them giving 100% to Apple in their “Green Cloud Report”

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Kickstarter Review : Copanhagen Parts Magnetic Lights. 2 Years waiting to be disapointed

28/03/2014 |

Oh Copenhagen Parts how you managed to disappoint me on my first ever backed Kickstarter Campaign. I backed their magnetic bike lights as that’s exactly what I needed and plus supporting smaller companies get a leg up makes me feel kinda good. Shame that I had to wait just over 2 years for abject disappointment.
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From @Tim_cook. Welcome to the #iPad and @AppStore

27/03/2014 |

Tim Cook, Apple’s head honch has sent out this tweet offering a genuine welcome to Microsoft for bringing Microsoft Office for iPad to the App store.  Is £100 a year a touch to steep to edit and share office documents however?

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Microsoft Office For iPad Is Now A Reality

27/03/2014 |

Microsoft have finally shown us the much vaunted Office for iPad in their. Microsoft is using a “freemium” model for Office for iPad. The base suite, which includes Word, Excel and PowerPoint, is free. Users who don’t add an Office 365 subscription to the offering still can do some basic tasks. But to do more advanced tasks, users will need an Office 365 subscription.
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jOBS now available on Netflix US

25/03/2014 |

jOBS, the steve Jobs Bio pic was waited for excitedly and then pretty much panned when reviews came out.  Good news for Netflix USA customers is that jOBS is now available for rent. If youre in the UK and have Netflix don’t forget you can still watch this by using Netflix with our UnoTelly or HideIPVPN guide so you can get USA content whilst in the UK on Netflix.

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Blogging Tip. How To Resize Pictures on your iPhone

25/03/2014 |

Most blogging apps for iOS like WordPress and, the now sadly defunct, Poster allow image uploading but are relatively poor with doing anything with images.  Not even iPhoto for iOS allows image resizing on your iPad or iOS but there’s an app for that.

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Haunted Empire “fails to capture Apple, Steve, or anyone else in the company. “

19/03/2014 |

Yukari Iwatani Kane throws a strop as Tim cook describes her book, Haunted, as missing the point about apple. What a surprise that a WSJ Journalist doesn’t understand Apple.

This nonsense belongs with some of the other books I’ve read … Read More

Apple Launches “Cheap” iPhone 5c, 8GB Storage

18/03/2014 |

Apple has launched a cheaper 8GB version of the iPhone 5C in Europe, making it around $80 cheaper to get the lowest specced iOS handset. There’s no word on when—or if—the phone will arrive in the U.S..
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