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Facebook has lifted the lid on its previously-announced App Center in the US, kicking things off with 600 social apps all neatly stacked up to help you find more tools to connect you and your online activities with your friends. Or is it just adding noise to the noise? We want you to tell us. Read more


Apple Stores are dangerous places. They’re full of shiny things that appeal to our Magpie sensibilities but hamper our wallets. Apple knows what it’s doing in this space – a lot of thought and psychology has gone into their layout. That’s probably why Griffin has jumped onboard the same ship – the Tennessee-based purveyor of mobile accessories has just opened a shop in London.

Ordinarily we’d let this one pass by, but it actually looks pretty cool. Plus there’s a special added bonus to lure you in… Read more

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Apple’s App Store staff are downing tools over the Christmas break. While it only seems fair that the company is allowed some time off during the festive season, the upshot is that no new iPhone apps or iPad apps will be reviewed, approved or made available in the space between December 22nd and December 29th.

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The specs for the new MacBook Pro has leaked ahead of the release later today. The Apple Store is offline, and now these full details have cropped up online from a German source. Click through for full details.

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Apple Store offline: why?

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The Apple Store has gone offline across Europe. If you’re trying to buy an iPhone right now, then you’ll have to wait, as the store is currently offline. It’s most likely this is a maintenance job, as the US Apple Store is still up and running. However, store down time smack bang in the middle of trading hours has been used as a marketing tool before.

Today is a Thursday though, and Apple tends to release new products on a Tuesday. It’s six of one, half a dozen of the other. The site reads “We’ll be back soon!” Let’s hope so. Fingers crossed there’s something new to see!

Shout out when you find the Apple Store back online!

Google eBookstore is live!

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The Google eBookstore is open for business. The good news: Google eBooks are available on pretty much every device except the Kindle, and it includes iOS support for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

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Mitchell and Webb, remember them? They were funny in Peep Show, and also played the British incarnations of Mac and PC in Apple’s UK advertising. At least, they did until Apple scrapped the Mac vs PC ad campaign. Now they’re free to hit back at their former paymasters in this cheeky sketch.

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The Apple Store Covent Garden is popular would be an understatement. The response to our sneak peek video tour and world’s first photos has been astounding, and four days later there are still queues outside Apple’s biggest store yet.

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