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Michael Oneal from San Francisco, CA United States took home 1st Place in the 2014 iPhone Photography contest for the Animals category with this amazing shot of a fox. The iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS) first began back in 2007 and is the first and longest running photography competition dedicated exclusively to smartphone photography with an Apple device. The IPPAWARDS receives thousands of entries from photographers around the world that submit their images across seventeen categories, such as: Animals, Architecture, Children, Sunsets, Travel and Trees. Their images can't be edited in Photoshop or any other desktop post processing program, but iPhone and iPad apps, like Snapseed, are allowed. Continue reading for more.

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Before forking over $350 cash on a supposed refurbished iPad Air from a Craigslist seller, make sure you get them to remove it from the "factory sealed" Geek Squad package, or else you may end up with a cleverly disguised ceramic tile. These scammers are also now placing the tiles in brown boxes, complete with accessories. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Yes, even 6th graders are now bringing iPads to class and using it to Tweet as well as post Facebook updates. During breaks, lunches, and after class, this is quite normal, but when you try doing these things in the middle of a lecture, just hope the teacher isn't this one. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the most insane pool trick shots in the world.

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New Trent's Airender 2.0 iPad Air Bluetooth Clamshell Keyboard Case is currently being offered for only $49 shipped with coupon code: 1HOTDEAL during checkout, today only, originally priced at $69.95. Stylish design, metal hinge, all around protection with a reliable Bluetooth connection - all this in a lightweight design: just 2lbs with iPad installed. Product page - make sure you enter coupon code: 1HOTDEAL during checkout. Continue reading for a video and more information.

Notable features:
  • High quality hard clamshell case with matte finish and all metal stand.

  • Ultra-low profile Bluetooth keyboard, with spacious, optimized key design for comfortable & quiet typing experience.

  • Upgraded metal, multi-adjustable arm/stand for vertical and horizontal iPad Air positions.


[via Amazon]

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No, you're not looking at an actual photo of Morgan Freeman, but rather a painting that was created on an iPad using the Procreate app by artist Kyle Lambert. According to his website, the completed work you see above was made using 'around 285,000 brush strokes' and 'took more than 200 hours to complete'. Click here to view this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a commercial that was shot on a budget of less than $5.

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Set for release on November 1 and priced from $499, the 7.5mm thin, 1-pound iPad Air has 9.7-inch Retina display with a smaller bezel and is 43% thinner than the previous model. Aesthetics aside, you'll find the new A7 chip inside, the same one found in Apple's iPhone 5S - making graphics performance 72% faster than the first generation model. Continue reading for two videos, more hands-on pictures and additional information.

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While Apple fans need to wait until later today to see the official pictures, graphics designer Martin Hajek has already released six new pictures of the rumored gold iPad Mini (possibly an "S" variant). It would match up perfectly with Apple's champagne gold iPhone 5S. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video that will restore your faith in humanity.

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With Apple's iPhone 6 set for release next year, it's only a matter of time before people begin selling their slightly used iPhone 5S / 5C online - same could be said for the next-generation iPad and iPad Mini. For those who plan on sticking with their current device, here are a few cool tricks that will definitely make your life easier. Continue reading to see them all.

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You've probably heard of the old bait and switch scam where a seller initially shows you a working product, prices it slightly lower than a new device, walks away, and then returns to bargain some more with a non-functioning brick. Well, this unfortunate soul fell victim one of these scams, and ended up with an iPad Mini that didn't quite work, to say the least. Continue reading to see why.

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Introducing iDoorCam, a high-tech Wi-Fi-enabled doorbell that basically replaces your current one by attaching to the existing wire setup. Once a visitor rings the doorbell, household members will receive a message on their iPhone or iPad that enables them to see, hear, and speak to whomever it may be. Continue reading for a video demonstration and more information.

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