Apple’s new iPad mini with Retina

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By Andrew Levy

At Apple’s remarkably predictable event today, Tim Cook and pals announced the company’s new line of iPads.We had been expecting a refresh of one of the most successful consumer electronics for some time now, so this news did not really come as a surprise.

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Apple Special Event Hub

You didn’t think we’d be back, but we are! We wouldn’t leave you standing in the cold and the rain. It’s been a month hiatus, but The Techfast Club has officially returned. We are here today just in time for Apple’s special event, likely covering new iPads, new Macs, and hopefully a lot more. For all the latest news and analysis come to this page. We’re glad to be back!

Andrew & Kyle

New iPad mini

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Apple iPhone Event Hub

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Tomorrow (9/16) is Apple’s iPhone event in San Francisco. We are expecting the iPhone 5s, the rumored iPhone 5c, and potentially much more including an updated Apple TV. Stick with us for all the latest and most current news and information. We’ll be posting everything here on the Apple iPhone Event Hub for your convenience. The event starts at 10am PST and there is a lot to look forward to, stay right here.

Apple announces the iPhone 5c

iPhone 5S – New processor, camera, fingerprint sensor

iPhone 5s and 5c available for preorder tomorrow and in stores Friday Sept. 20th

Google blocks Windows Phone YouTube app, Microsoft mad [Update]

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By Andrew Levy

The year is 2007, Apple has just launched the original iPhone and everyone is going crazy. You can look at full on webpages on Safari, find your way with Google Maps, and watch YouTube videos on the YouTube app. Fast forward three years to 2010, Microsoft launches Windows Phone 7. A fresh new platform for smartphones that does most things Android and iOS can do… except watch videos on a YouTube app. Again, look to the future, 2012 Microsoft launches Windows Phone 8. Surely by now with a supposedly new OS Microsoft must have gotten their ducks in a row to offer consumers the most basic of mobile apps. No, not for a couple more months.

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Apple App Store fifth anniversary, top apps and games going for free

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By Andrew Levy

The fifth anniversary for Apple’s App Store is fast approaching (July 10th). In honor of five incredibly successful years, a number of top iOS apps have gone free. Amongst several other applications and games, users can get Barefoot World Atlas (normally $4.99), Infinity Blade II (normally $5.99), Tiny Wings (normally $2.99), Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP (normally $4.99), and Tractor DJ (normally 19.99) all for free.

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The Landscape of Mobile Pt. 2 – Apple and iPhone

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By Andrew Levy

Last week Apple held its annual World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco. At WWDC 2013, iOS7 was officially unveiled as the “biggest change” to the platform since the original iPhone. Though iOS 7 is not yet available to consumers, nor is there a new iPhone for us to grovel over just yet, Apple is poised to “change everything… again” for the umpteenth time.

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Apple announces iOS 7, the “biggest change” to the platform since the original iPhone

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By Andrew Levy

After what has seemed like an eternity, Apple is releasing the “biggest change” to its mobile operating system since the introduction of the iPhone in 2007. Today at the World Wide Developers Conference, Apple announced iOS 7.

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Google’s cross-platform Play Games officially launched, go have fun

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By Andrew

Though it may not come as a shock, Google’s new Play Games multiplayer gaming platform was announced today. Play Games will be available on Android, iOS, and online giving users a cross-platform experience. Additionally, as we saw in the leaked version, Play Games supports multiplayer gameplay, leaderboards, matchmaking, achievements, and in-game chat. That being said, the multiplayer function (up to 4 players) extends only to Android users. Players on iOS and the web will have to wait for updates.

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