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New iPad Can Max Your Data Plan In 10 Minutes

One careless download of a 1080p high-definition movie from the iTunes Store over 4G could eat up your entirely monthly plan and then some.

In fact, if you could achieve download speeds at the theoretical maximum 72Mbps of LTE, you could blow through a 5GB plan in just under 10 minutes, and Verizon’s largest 10GB tier in about 20. Real-world speeds of course are actually going to be somewhat lower, but we’re still talking about the potential to obliterate your entire expensive monthly data plan in much less than a single day.

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Zombies, Run! iPhone – Android Running App

If your standard running routine needs an adrenaline boost, maybe flesh-eating zombies will do the trick.

An app called Zombies, Run!, is a narrated game where real-world runners must out run zombies and collect supplies to keep themselves and their fellow humans alive — and the only way to do that, is to hit the pavement.

“When you’re out running, you’ll occasionally get chased by zombies and you’ll need to speed up in response over the next minute,” said the app’s co-creator Adrian Hon.

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Why the holdouts aren’t buying an iPad 3

Network World has decided to ask its readers for reasons they are not buying an iPad 3. Most people are saying (the obvious) that a laptop does more for half the price, what’s your reason for not buying an iPad 3?

As the Apple-obsessed slice of the technology world awaits today’s iPad-next announcement, I asked my social-media followers these questions: If you do not own an iPad, or any other tablet, why not? And is there anything that Apple could do or say today that might get you to buy?

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Apple Claims Creation of 514K Jobs for US Workers

Apple has released a report from the Analysis Group detailing the claims of being responsible for the creation of over 514K jobs in the U.S. I’m waiting for the other shoe to drop and get the documented figures for how many jobs Apple created overseas.

We’ve created or supported more than 500,000 jobs for U.S. workers: from the engineer who helped invent the iPad to the delivery person who brings it to your door.

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