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Podcast #11 : high time for iTime

So summer is officially over and it's a new season of the Redcert Podcast: did you unplug for the summer? Dermot Daly and Andy O'Donoghue discuss getting your 'Digital Detox' on the Brecon Beacons with UK company Unplugged Weekend, Apple's iTime patent, Wearable Experiments's Alert Shirt for Aussie Rules fans, parachute journalism in technology, the Skully AR helmet and that's for starters.
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Apple Watch: an interface for life?

Andy O'Donoghue joined Bobby Kerr on Newstalk's Down To Business to discuss the patent recently granted to Apple for a device they termed iTime. Andy though thinks Apple have done a good job convincing the market that they're building a Smart Watch with lovely interchangeable (lulti-coloured!) straps, whereas, could iTime in fact be an interface for your entire life?
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Apple’s MacBook Pro with Retina updated

Apple announced an upgrade of its MacBook Pro with Retina line-up: in a nutshell, faster processors, double the memory in both entry-level configurations, and a reduced price for the high-end prosumer 15-inch version. Here's a quick reference of part numbers and specifications.
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Apple’s iTime watch: interesting parts of the patent

iTime will likely be the gong that silences the the nay-sayers who mumbled 'there's no innovation at Apple anymore' - despite new frameworks like HealthKit and HomeKit that could kick-start entire industries, new iPhones this September and incidentals like a whole new programming language Swift, the market wanted Apple to spring something so huge it could change the world. In yesterday's quarterly results we noticed a 36% increase in Apple's R&D spending. At a company where much work is done and cost already accounted for in a type of modular innovation process before a new product is created a surge in R&D is a good clue that there is plenty going on.
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