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Apple’s App store set to pull in $2 billion in 2011

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Gartner estimated the app market had hit $4 billion in 2010, and will grow to $27 billion by 2013. With Apple's app store expected to pull in $2 billion this year alone. Add to that the rumor of a February launch of an iPhone that works on Verizon -– the largest network in the U.S. -- greater availability will mean more new users with new phones to fill with new apps.

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Word Lens lets you see in another language

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Your jaw may hit the floor after watching the demo video for the latest and greatest app for the iPhone. It’s called Word Lens, and it utilizes the camera on your iPhone alongside Optical Character Recognition technology to translate written words from one language to another. It can translate road signs, restaurant menus, and pretty much anything you would find useful to read in a foreign language during your travels.

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Leica M9 plus Speak and Spell iPhone 4 decals are shipping

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I think that most of us are familiar with the Speak and Spell toy of the 80’s, or Mr. Spell from Toy Story for you youngsters. Well get ready for a splash of nostalgia because blakemedia from the do-it-yourself online market etsy.com has come out with a vinyl iPhone decal that is going to take one of our favorite 21st century gadgets look a lot like one of it’s old world forefathers.

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Apple and Costco have falling out

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Looks like Kirkland and Cupertino have had a falling out after years of internal struggle and strife. If you have any intention of buying an iPod the next time you pick up a twenty-gallon bucket of dill pickles, you'll want to act soon. Apple products are being phased out at Costco.

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Foxconn adds new factories for iPad 2

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Foxconn, Apple's overseas manufacturing partner, has added new production plants in Chengdu, China. The newly set up plants are expected to produce nearly 10,000 iPads every day. The boost in production capacity has been undertaken in order to meet the rise in demand of gadgets during the holiday season.

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iPad 2 in April 2011?

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iPad 2 is rumored to be launched in the first quarter of 2011 itself. However, speculations are already running high regarding the impact iPad 2 may have on the market for iPad related products.

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Showtime: Its RIM vs Apple

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Apple has had its share of competitors since times immemorial – Microsoft, Adobe, Google – you name them. And if present trends are anything to go by, you may as well add RIM (yes, the ones behind the Blackberry) to the list.

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