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The PC looks like it’s dying

The PC looks like it’s dying – Fortune Tech
PC makers aren’t just losing to Apple. They’re struggling on multiple fronts — and things look gloomy going forward.
<http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2012/08/07/the-pc-looks-like-its-dying/>

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NASA Used A Lot Of MacBooks To Get The Curiosity Rover To Mars

NASA Used A Lot Of MacBooks To Get The Curiosity Rover To Mars
<http://www.cultofmac.com/182894/nasa-used-a-lot-of-macbooks-to-get-the-curiosity-rover-to-mars/>

The role of the Mac at NASA and JPL is shown off by Mars Curiosity mission
<http://www.tuaw.com/2012/08/06/the-role-of-the-mac-at-nasa-and-jpl-is-shown-off-by-mars-curiosi/>

NASA’s control room flooded with Macs during Mars Curiosity landing
<http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/12/08/06/nasas_control_room_flooded_with_macs_during_mars_curiosity_landing.html>

<https://twitter.com/lhasapso/status/232353815003791360/photo/1>

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Text-to-Speech App Now Features Children’s Voices

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/speced/2012/07/text_to_speech_app_used_by.html

For the first time, children who cannot speak or who have speech impairments and use the text-to-speech app Proloquo2Go will sound a little more like how they might, if they could talk.

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Apple Reports Third Quarter Results

<http://www.apple.com/pr/library/2012/07/24Apple-Reports-Third-Quarter-Results.html>

  • 17 Million iPads Sold
  • Board Declares Quarterly Dividend of $2.65 per Common Share
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