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Apple is experiencing shortages of its new iPhones in the U.S., but the iPhone 5C and 5S will hit 30 more countries on Oct. 25, the company said. Among the countries scheduled to get the new smartphones are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria,...
Apple is experiencing shortages of its new iPhones in the U.S., but the iPhone 5C and 5S will hit 30 more countries on Oct. 25, the company said. Among the countries scheduled to get the new smartphones are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, and Thailand. More countries, such as India and Saudi Arabia, will get the phones Nov.…
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VEVO announced that it is launching on yet another connected TV platform today, making its music videos now available on the latest Samsung Smart TV products. The launch will grow the number of viewers who will have access to the company...
VEVO announced that it is launching on yet another connected TV platform today, making its music videos now available on the latest Samsung Smart TV products. The launch will grow the number of viewers who will have access to the company’s streaming service, while also improving monetization of its content. Over the past several years, VEVO has moved to make its music video apps ubiquitous across all screens and all connected devices. It started out on mobile devices and tablets but has been gradually expanded to Roku, Apple TV, and the Xbox. As a result, VEVO’s app becoming available on Samsung Smart TVs isn’t that big of a surprise. The app will be made available on Samsung Smart TV products — both actual HDTVs and Blu-Ray players — from 2012 and 2013, and will work in a number of different geographies, including the U.S., Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Spain, and the U.K. According to the company’s blog post, the Samsung app is built for TV viewers. When launched, it will go directly to the company’s recently launched live VEVO TV interface. VEVO TV is kind of like the next generation of MTV, built for the streaming video set — it’s a human-programmed group of music videos that run in a linear feed. From the Samsung TV app, viewers will also be able to browse different genres of music videos, to get a continuous feed of certain types of music. They’ll also be able to view playlists that they’ve put together once they’ve connected the app to their own individual accounts. For VEVO, the goal is not just to get its 75,000 music videos in all the different places where viewers might see them, but to better monetize those videos on new platforms. Since the company controls all the ad sales and placement on new connected TV platforms, it gets more money than for videos that appear on, say, YouTube. While YouTube is still the biggest single distribution platform for VEVO, more of its revenue is coming from new platforms and from original content. Expect VEVO to try to take advantage of this as it expands to even more online and connected devices as time goes on.
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• Everton midfielder returns after Giovanni Trapattoni sacking• 'I have got something to prove,' says 25-year-oldDarron Gibson says that he has to prove himself all over again at international level after ending his self-imposed Republic...
• Everton midfielder returns after Giovanni Trapattoni sacking• 'I have got something to prove,' says 25-year-oldDarron Gibson says that he has to prove himself all over again at international level after ending his self-imposed Republic of Ireland exile in the wake of Giovanni Trapattoni's sacking last month.The Everton midfielder, who is in the caretaker-manager Noel King's squad for Friday's World Cup qualifier against Germany in Cologne, fell out with Trapattoni after the Euro 2012 finals, when he was furious to have been an unused substitute in each of Ireland's three group phase games. Trapattoni said that he wanted to include Gibson from the start of the World Cup qualifying campaign but the 25-year-old could no longer face playing under him.King, who will also take charge of Ireland's final tie against Kazakhstan in Dublin next Tuesday, has recalled Gibson, along with a clutch of others who fell from favour under Trapattoni – Andy Reid, Kevin Doyle and Anthony Stokes. With Ireland's World Cup hopes effectively over, the tie against Germany has assumed importance for the nation's longer-term planning for Euro 2016."I have got something to prove," Gibson said, as he hoped to add to his 19 caps. "I thought I should have played back then [at the Euros] and hopefully I will get my chance against Germany to show what I can do. It does feel a little bit like starting all over again, not with the players … they were fine when I came back in, but with the fans."Gibson was particularly upset at how Trapattoni tended to prefer Leeds United's Paul Green to him, even at the time of the Euros when Green had been released by his former club, Derby County. Gibson said in an interview last month that "there was obviously something wrong."He added: "If you've got a player playing for a Premier League team that finishes in the top six and you have someone – and I don't want to show any disrespect to Paul Green – but he had been released from his club. He got on the pitch [at the Euros] and I didn't."Gibson said on Wednesday that he and Green, who is in King's squad, got on well. "I didn't say anything bad about him," he said. "I just said that I thought I should have been playing ahead of him."The job of identifying Trapattoni's permanent successor has been given to the Football Association of Ireland's high performance director, Ruud Dokter, and the former Ireland midfielder Ray Houghton. Dokter said that it could take some time."There has been a lot of interest and, yes, we have talked to some people," Dokter said. "That's actually all I want to say about it because it's an ongoing process."The Republic of Ireland captain, Robbie Keane, missed training on Wednesday morning with an ankle injury but he is expected to be fit to face Germany. Bruce Arena, Keane's manager at Los Angeles Galaxy, had requested that the striker be released after Germany, thereby sparing him against Kazakhstan but King has refused."Noel King has responded to Bruce Arena to inform him that he has decided not to release Robbie Keane," the FAI said in a statement. "He trusts that he understands the position, having been an international manager himself."EvertonRepublic of IrelandWorld Cup 2014 qualifiersGermanyDavid Hytnertheguardian.com © 2013 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this content is subject to our Terms & Conditions | More Feeds
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Before shooting off to Europe, Lil Wayne drops off a parting gift in the form of a new track with YM capo Mack Maine titled, “Original Silence.” Not sure if this is a throw away cut or if it will appear on Tunechi’s upc...
Before shooting off to Europe, Lil Wayne drops off a parting gift in the form of a new track with YM capo Mack Maine titled, “Original Silence.” Not sure if this is a throw away cut or if it will appear on Tunechi’s upcoming projects, Devol or Tha Cater V. Weezy kicks off his European tour with Mac Miller today in Dublin, Ireland. Check out “Original Silence,” below. [via HNHH] Follow XXL on Facebook
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GLEN Diversity Champions, Ireland's network for LGBT inclusive employers, today launches the first LGBT graduate directory.
GLEN Diversity Champions, Ireland's network for LGBT inclusive employers, today launches the first LGBT graduate directory.
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The Pogues’ guitarist Phil Chevron has died. The musician was 56 years old. Chevron was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in 2007. Although he spent five years in remission, he was eventually overcome with the disease. A native of D...
The Pogues’ guitarist Phil Chevron has died. The musician was 56 years old. Chevron was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in 2007. Although he spent five years in remission, he was eventually overcome with the disease. A native of Dublin, Ireland, Chevron joined the punk scene as a member of Radiators From Space. In 1982 he left the Irish punk band to become guitarist for The Pogues. Chevron joined the London-based band in time to participate in their second album. The album, produced by Elvis Costello, was titled Rum, Sodomy & the Lash. The album gained international attention. As reported by Los Angeles Times, it is touted as “one of the great rock albums of the 1980s.” Phil Chevron went on to write one of the band’s most popular songs. “Thousands are Sailing” was featured on the album If I Should Fall From Grace With God. The song follows the story of an Irishman who migrates to the United States. While spending an evening in Manhattan, the Irishman reminisces about his homeland and ancestors. Chevron’s story-telling song quickly became a beloved classic, cementing the band’s popularity. The ballad has been labeled as one of the most memorable songs the band ever produced. A series of personal issues and disagreements led to The Pogues demise in 1996. However, they reunited in 2001. As reported by New York Times, the band remained intact for the next 12 years. The band enjoyed continued success, combining traditional Irish sounds with punk and rock. Phil Chevron eventually settled in his hometown of Dublin. He passed away on Tuesday, surrounded by family. The talented musician will be missed by friends, family, and fans, worldwide. Chevron is survived by his mother and sister. The Pogues’ guitarist was a well-known figure in the Irish punk scene. Chevron will be remembered as a talented musician, songwriter, and producer. The Pogues’ Guitarist Phil Chevron Has Died is a post from: The Inquisitr News
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By the first of November, Apple’s two new iPhones will be available in over 60 countries. The company has just announced the arrival dates of the iPhone 5c and the iPhone 5s for a few dozen countries across four continents. Here&...
By the first of November, Apple’s two new iPhones will be available in over 60 countries. The company has just announced the arrival dates of the iPhone 5c and the iPhone 5s for a few dozen countries across four continents. Here’s the list of countries that are getting the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c on Friday, October 25th: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, French West Indies, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Reunion Island, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan and Thailand. And here are the countries that are getting them on November 1st: Albania, Armenia, Bahrain, Colombia, El Salvador, Guam, Guatemala, India, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and UAE. The iPhone 5s comes in gold, silver and space gray and costs $199 for the 16GB model, $299 for the 32GB model, and $399 for the 64GB model. The cheaper iPhone 5c comes in blue, green, pink, yellow and white and runs $99 for the 16GB model and $199 for the 32GB model (there is no 64GB iPhone 5c). Of course, these prices are only applicable with contracts. Apple reported strong sales for the debut weekend of the two devices – over 9 million units, which Apple CEO Tim Cook called the “best iPhone launch ever.” In other Apple news, Apple will reportedly show off their new iPad and iPad Mini at an event scheduled for October 22nd. Image via Apple
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If you’re looking to reduce desk clutter due to having too many charging cables lying around, the following 3-in-1 universal USB cable in our Deals Store just might be for you as it also includes free shipping to Canada and beyond ...
If you’re looking to reduce desk clutter due to having too many charging cables lying around, the following 3-in-1 universal USB cable in our Deals Store just might be for you as it also includes free shipping to Canada and beyond for $19, 67% off. This cable will charge your Lightning, 30-pin and microUSB devices all at once, essentially making it easy for travel. It’s compatible with the new iPhones and iPads and more: iPhone 5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS/3G iPad, iPod Android, HTC, Samsung devices and more This cable is perfect addition for travel as this short, tangle-free cable will do the job for all your devices. The cables are guaranteed to work with iOS 7 (a message will say it’s not compatible but it will still charge). There also is a free 90 day replacement warranty for customers, which cheaper options online from eBay do not offer. Free shipping applies to: the United States, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Finland, France, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, and United Kingdom. Click here to jump on the universal 3-in-1 USB cable while it’s still available! Universal 3-in-1 USB Cable Charges iPhone and More, 67% Off, Free Shipping [Deals] is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
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Counting on change? (Credit: James Martin/CNET) So many complex minds claim that they can solve the alleged budget crisis. One report, though, may have an insight which many have overlooked. It seems that America isn't much good at ma...
Counting on change? (Credit: James Martin/CNET) So many complex minds claim that they can solve the alleged budget crisis. One report, though, may have an insight which many have overlooked. It seems that America isn't much good at math. You know, the adding, subtracting, and multiplying thing? We're terrible. You might think, though, that dividing is still a strength. No, it is not. At least if you believe the latest report (PDF) from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. (Thank you, Quartz, for discovering this gem.) The results make for grim reaping. The reputation America has sown for not always being cerebral reveals itself in numbers suggesting we are below average at math. Indeed, the numeracy proficiency of 16- to 65-year-olds is almost the worst of the countries surveyed. Only Italy and Spain -- two countries where they don't like to pay their taxes, coincidentally -- come below the United States. Cyprus, Ireland, the Slovak Republic, and even England are above the land of the free. You might think, though, that we have computers to do all the math work these days. What America is good at is technology. More Technically I... [Read more]Related Links:Google-style question put to prospective employeesNow you're a sharpshooter: The smart rifle arrivesZuckerberg touts Facebook's mobile strength, says US 'blew it' on NSAApple requiring Apple ID for genius bar reservationsTwitter is no Facebook -- at least that's the hope
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• Real winger breaks Portuguese's scoring record• Black Panther upset after playing fewer matchesCristiano Ronaldo said that Eusébio should not be saddened by comparisons with the Real Madrid winger because records were meant to be broke...
• Real winger breaks Portuguese's scoring record• Black Panther upset after playing fewer matchesCristiano Ronaldo said that Eusébio should not be saddened by comparisons with the Real Madrid winger because records were meant to be broken.Eusébio confessed to being upset by a public discussion in Portugal on who was the country's best player after Ronaldo, 28, overtook the 71-year-old Eusébio to go second on the their list of top goalscorers."I think it's not worth going that way, records are meant to be broken. We should not be sad," Ronaldo said in the medieval town of Obidos, where the national squad is training."I feel easy because Eusébio will always be Eusébio and Cristiano will be Cristiano. It's normal that people compare us but Eusébio should not be sad because he'll always be up there."Ronaldo reached 43 goals in 106 internationals after his hat-trick earned Portugal a 4-2 comeback win over Northern Ireland in last month's World Cup qualifier.Eusébio said he was subject to an unfair comparison because he had played fewer matches than Ronaldo. The Black Panther scored 41 goals in 64 matches.Ronaldo, the 2008 Fifa World Player of the Year, said he wanted to keep rewriting football's history books."What I want is to try and play 100 more games with Portugal because nobody will be sad this way," said Ronaldo, who is on his way to beating Luís Figo's record of 127 international caps.Cristiano RonaldoPortugalReal Madridtheguardian.com © 2013 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this content is subject to our Terms & Conditions | More Feeds
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