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    by Published on 01-25-2011 10:17 AM

    Even with the imminent release of the Verizon iPhone, it is still quite interesting to look at how the iPhone is still affecting the American carriers who do not carry the coveted Apple device.

    A recent report from CultOfMac suggests that in a presentation from T-Mobile CEO to investors in New York that the company's "churn rate," the number of customers leaving the carrier for another is around ...
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    by Published on 01-25-2011 09:45 AM

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    Earlier today, Apple seeded a brand new build of Mac OS X 10.6.7 to developers. The update is a small increase to last week's initial build that was seeded to developers. Last week's build was numbered 10J842.

    As with the previous release, developers are being asked to focus their testing on several specific areas. Developers are asked to look at the AirPort, Bonjour, SMB (Windows ...
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    by Published on 01-25-2011 08:39 AM

    According to the Wall Street Journal, Verizon is poised to announce a $30 per month unlimited 3G data plan for iPhone users. However, according to a purportedly leaked memo from Verizon, this may be the only option available for any smartphone, as the entry-level data capped plans have all apparently been scrapped.

    The Wall Street Journal's Roger Cheng says that the company's chief operating ...
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    by Published on 01-25-2011 06:57 AM

    According to a recent Bloomberg report, we should see Apple incorporating "Near Field Communication" hardware in the iPhone 5 and iPad 2. This technology will allow the devices to send and receive information at a distance of up to 4 inches, allowing users to make payments directly from their device.

    Americans spend over $6.2 trillion each year on goods and services alone, and Apple ...
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    by Published on 01-25-2011 02:24 AM

    Adobe Photoshop Express for iOS has been updated to support many more of the core features found in iOS 4.2. It may not be as full-featured as itís big brother on the Mac, but it is still quite capable nonetheless. Multitasking is one of the best new features that was sorely lacking from previous versions. The app is now also compatible with Retina displays on the iPhone 4 and forth generation ...
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    by Published on 01-24-2011 09:11 PM

    The app store now has an official twitter account, which will go along with its several official twitter accounts for iTunes. Apple says that they'll use the account to promote new and exciting apps, and exclusive deals for app store apps.

    This twitter account adds to the influx of social networking features that go along with iTunes and the App Store. The App Store already has an ...
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    by Published on 01-24-2011 03:41 PM

    This has been a hot topic of discussion, as the iPad 2 should be coming shortly, and many of us are wondering if there will be an upgraded screen resolution. PC World has been reporting on the topic and says that IDC analyst, Tom Mainelli, commented that Apple will indeed bring Retina displays to the iPad, but not until about 2012, meaning that this would be possibly for the 3rd Generation iPad and not the iPad 2.
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    by Published on 01-24-2011 01:59 PM

    Google has announced the launch of brand new service, named "Cloud Print". This new service is available on mobile devices such as those running iOS 3.0 or later, including Android, as well as your PC (no mac yet) with Google Chrome. "Cloud Printing" will allow you to print from Gmail's interface, right from your mobile device!

    To share printers you will need Google Chrome 9.0.597.1 or greater installed on the ...
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    by Published on 01-24-2011 12:06 PM

    A newly discovered Apple patent suggests Apple may be looking at ways to implement multi-touch interfaces without a touchscreen. MacRumors uncovered the application, which describes Kinect-like technology that would allow users to point and make gestures in the air above the keyboard, just as they would on a trackpad.

    The patent application, entitled "Image Processing for Camera Based Motion ...
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    by Published on 01-24-2011 09:52 AM

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    Today brings yet another sign that the phantom white iPhone 4 may be finally introduced. This time, it's in AT&T's inventory system.

    According to BGR, both the white iPhone 4 16 GB and 32 GB appear in AT&T's Online Account Management system. After appearing in the inventory systems of both Vodafone Germany and then just last week in the inventory system of ...
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    by Published on 01-24-2011 09:22 AM

    On Monday, China's Commercial Times reported that Apple will begin to mass produce the fifth-generation iPhone in May, ahead of the widely anticipated annual June or July roll out of the next-gen Apple smartphone. According to the report, Apple's overseas partners are already gearing up for a massive production schedule that will likely turn out the largest batch of iPhones for a new generation ...
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    by Published on 01-24-2011 08:47 AM

    Apple has hired cybersecurity expert David Rice - a former NSA and Navy official - as its new "Director of Global Security." Rice is expected to take the helm in early March, as his appointment comes to help mitigate the growing concerns of client security on iDevices. As Apple ramps up its sales pitches to big business and large government agencies, the "security implications of iPhones and ...