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Google Search Application On iOS Adds Voice Recognition Feature

Google Search Application On iOS Adds Voice Recognition Feature

Back in August, Google announced it would update its search application for iOS with voice recognition “in a couple days.” But that clearly did not happen. Apple has taken two months to approve the new Google Search application — finally releasing it early Tuesday afternoon.

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Starbucks Locations In Boston To Offer Wireless Charging Pads

Starbucks Locations In Boston To Offer Wireless Charging Pads

Starbucks has always aided at ‘recharging’ a person’s state of mind. Soon enough, it will literally begin offering recharge stations at its stores in Boston for smartphones.

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Many Apple Services Including iMessage Experiencing Ongoing Outages

Many Apple Services Including iMessage Experiencing Ongoing Outages

Apple outages are beginning to become a regular event, as users are reporting downtime with iMessage, Game Center, iTunes Match, Facetime, and the iTunes/App Store. Last week on October 25th Apple’s iMessage service was down several hours during the afternoon.

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Yacht Designed By Steve Jobs Is Finally Showcased

Yacht Designed By Steve Jobs Is Finally Showcased

Steve Jobs, former Apple CEO, a man of wisdom, wasn’t only designing products for Apple the months right before his death — he had also labored on a customized 260 foot yacht. It’s an expensive piece of work, akin to many Apple products on the market.

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Scott Forstall Loses Position At Apple Over iOS 6 Maps Apology Letter

Scott Forstall Loses Position At Apple Over iOS 6 Maps Apology Letter

Apple’s mapping application withstood heavy criticism across the first couple of weeks of its release. Scott Forstall, the iOS software Chief at that moment, was instructed to sign an apology letter over iOS 6 Maps for the public — he denied. Apparently Apple CEO, Tim Cook, wasn’t pleased with his actions since he decided he would boot Forstall from the position.

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Counterfeit Photos Of Hurricane Sandy Swirl Around The Web

Counterfeit Photos Of Hurricane Sandy Swirl Around The Web

Hurricane Sandy has North America and much of the world’s attention right now. The east coast of America has never seen a storm this powerful hit them. With the world watching via television and social media, we’ve seen a multitude of photographs — but how many of them were real? We’ll show you how to determine whether these shots are authentic or not, just continue reading.

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Google Maps Gains More Visual Terrain Improvements

Google Maps Gains More Visual Terrain Improvements

Google is constantly looking for ways to better improve their maps program — and they’ve just took another huge leap by adding an array of visual improvements to maps. Before Google updated maps, many countries featured blank white terrain when viewing countries from above, now they’ve taken a step forward by adding visuals — such as the deserts and green-ish colors for the forests.

By On October 30, 2012 Respond
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Wal-Mart And eBay Experimenting With Same-Day Delivery To Online Shoppers

Wal-Mart And eBay Experimenting With Same-Day Delivery To Online Shoppers

Typically, consumers have the option to select from overnight delivery, 2-day express delivery, or typical 2-week deliver options. Now throughout the United States, companies such as eBay and Wal-Mart have begun testing of same-day expedited delivery.

By On October 29, 2012 Respond
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GameStop To Launch 80 Holiday Outlets For Kids

GameStop To Launch 80 Holiday Outlets For Kids

GameStop has announced its plans to establish 80 new holiday-stores dedicated to children. These “GameStop Kids” outlets will be placed throughout the United States in select malls.

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Windows RT Doesn’t Meet Google Search App System Requirments

Windows RT Doesn’t Meet Google Search App System Requirments

Google Search is certainly the far-most utilized search engine available on the net. Google provides applications on Android, iOS, and the Windows marketplace for its search engine. But there is one slight issue – users running Windows RT are receiving critical errors when they attempt to download Google Search from the Windows marketplace.

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Apple’s Purported Radio Service Stirs Disagreement With Record Labels

Apple’s Purported Radio Service Stirs Disagreement With Record Labels

An ad-supported Web radio service from Apple is expected to launch early next year, noted by “individuals with understanding of the discussions.” But, the financial terms have not been finalized yet.

By On October 28, 2012 Respond
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Adblock Plus For Google Chrome Released With “Acceptable Ads” Feature

Adblock Plus For Google Chrome Released With “Acceptable Ads” Feature

Google Chrome users, Adblock Plus has just released its AdBlock Plus 1.3 for Google Chrome plugin to the public. The plug-in was in beta-phase for a few months but the functionality is now up-to par with the Firefox variety. At The Tech Journal we aren’t huge fans of the plug-in and suggest you stay away, however we’ll continue to discuss key features of the plug-in.

By On October 28, 2012 Respond
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Netflix Stock Increases Upon Microsoft Buyout Rumor

Netflix Stock Increases Upon Microsoft Buyout Rumor

Wall Street is full of whispers this morning with rumors Microsoft is planning a buyout deal for video streaming giant Netflix. Thus far it’s an unconfirmed rumor that has only caused shares of Netflix to suddenly spike by 13-percent.

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These Are 2012′s Top 25 Most Frequently Used Passwords

These Are 2012′s Top 25 Most Frequently Used Passwords

If you’re worried about assuring your password is secure, you may want to start off by checking to see if your password is found on the list below. SplashData, a password management company, has revealed the most common passwords of the year 2012.

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Amazon Announces Huge Kindle Fire HD Sales After iPad Mini Launch

Amazon Announces Huge Kindle Fire HD Sales After iPad Mini Launch

Apple introduced the more compact 7.9 inch iPad Mini a couple of days ago, and the tablet continued on with pre orders yesterday morning. The tiny tablet pre-sales have even sold out for the most part, but competing tablets may be doing just as well. With the 7-inch tablet market expanding, Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD had its best selling day since its launch day briefly after the iPad Mini was announced.

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