Half of all households in the U.S. own at least one Apple product

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More than 55 million homes have at least one Apple product.

According to CNBC’s All-America Economic survey, half of all U.S. households own at least one Apple product.  That’s more than 55 million homes with at least one iPhone, iPad, iPod or Mac computer. And one-in-10 homes that aren’t currently in that group plan to join it in the next year.

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World remembers Apple’s Steve Jobs

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In Tokyo, Apple fans pay respect with digital candles–on iPads and iPhones, of course.

Steve Jobs, the visionary who co-founded and built Apple into the world’s leading tech company, died Wednesday. He was 56.  The terribly sad news that he has died is taking the world by storm. (Pics)

 

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Evoz turns your iPhone into a baby monitor

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The modern baby monitoring system that works over iOS will finally start shipping on October 4th. Evoz is unlike the traditional walkie-talkie-like baby monitors, you don’t need a separate receiver to use the system – you can just use your own iOS devices, like your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, to function as both the monitor and receiver.

 

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Human Heartbeat Could be Used to Charge an iPod

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The latest device is thousands of times more powerful than its predecessors, allowing scientists to take the technology out of the lab for the first time.

The human heartbeat could be used to power an ipod after scientists developed a tiny chip which uses the body’s own movement to generate power.  Scientists hope that as the nanotechnology used in the chip evolves, it could lead to electronics which don’t require batteries or mains power.

Skinny Player – MP3 Player Shaped Like a Band-Aid and Powered by Body Heat

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Skinny Player

This MP3 player is extremely rudimentary — it only has one button: a Play/Stop button. Yeah, this thing is more basic than an iPod shuffle. The Skinny Player, as it’s called isn’t powered by a battery though. It runs off of your body heat. (Pics)

 

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Hearing Loss From Loud Music Not as Prevelant as Previously Thought

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Hearing loss rates from loud music lower that thought.

We all surely remember what our parents drilled into our brains about listening to loud music: Turn that  down or you’ll go deaf! As it turns out, the prevalence of young people suffering from hearing loss thanks to loud music may be much lower than previously believed, according to a new report published in theJournal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. Although the latest findings go against recent research, the researchers warned that we should still be cautious of our exposure to loud noises over time.

 

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