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    by Published on 12-11-2010 03:52 AM

    The band Gorillaz have posted an Advent calendar on their website and will be releasing their latest album on Christmas Day for free. The new album was written entirely on an iPad because as Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn put it, I fell in love with my iPad as soon as I got it, so Ive made a completely different kind of record.

    The band will also be releasing a video on Christmas Eve, ...
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    by Published on 12-11-2010 02:47 AM

    Apple has quietly dropped a jailbreak detection API from the latest iOS 4.2 update. This feature was only introduced six month ago. It is somewhat puzzling that Apple would choose to remove this feature from the iOS so soon after introducing it to the platform. Apple and the jailbreak community have been playing a game of cat and mouse ever since the App Store was first introduced in 2008.
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    by Published on 12-10-2010 12:44 PM

    A DigiTimes report earlier this week noted that Foxconn may begin shipping 400,000-600,000 units of the iPad 2 by the end of February 2011. Foxconn had no comment on the DigiTimes report. But this time around, the prominent Chinese-based Apple partner doesn't need to say much to confirm the hustle and bustle of the assembly season in China.

    On Friday morning, Foxconn confirmed ...
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    by Published on 12-10-2010 11:46 AM

    Apple's 2010 Rewind is revealing some of the best-selling, most popular and downloaded iPhone and iPad apps from its iTunes App Store this year. Not surprisingly, many familiar names are turning up.

    Apple named Hipstamatic - which enables iPhone users to alter the look of iPhone pics via "aged" tones and shades - as the iPhone app of the year. Conversely, Plants vs. Zombies was named the iPhone game of the ...
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    by Published on 12-09-2010 12:05 PM

    A German security analyst is about to unveil a new jailbreaking process that will make iPhones much more secure. Stefan Esser, a security consultant and application developer for SektionEins, has found a way to support Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) in iOS, and has developed a new jailbreak tool - to be called antid0te - to implement it, making iPhones much more resistant to malware ...
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    by Published on 12-09-2010 11:28 AM

    'Tis the season of iPad 2 rumors, as evidenced by what could very well be the first visual "leak" pertaining to the second generation iPad, widely expected to hit the market during the first quarter of 2011. The top secret sneak peak in question comes from the folks at iLounge who have presented photographic materials that look an awful lot like iPad cases - but not for the current models.
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    by Published on 12-09-2010 10:56 AM

    For months we've all dissected patent applications while simultaneously digesting rumors pointing to the same end - plans to make future generation iPhones all about improved security and advanced user functionality. Today, further evidence suggests Apple is preparing future generations of the iPhone to be far more sophisticated than any model thus far, particularly with regard to voice commands. Our ...
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    by Published on 12-09-2010 07:55 AM

    According to third quarter sales results, Apple is now the number one mobile PC manufacturer in North America. DisplaySearch - which classifies the mobile PC segment as notebooks, notebooks and tablets, put Apple in third place worldwide, behind HP and Acer. Apple shipped 6.3 million units during the third quarter of 2010, representing 12.4% global market share.

    The iPad alone ...
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    by Published on 12-09-2010 03:20 AM

    Epic Games has released Infinity Blade ($5.99), a visual treat based on the Epic Citadel tech demo that was released a few months ago. Epic Citadel allowed players to walk through a beautiful medieval castle, but the app lacked any game play. It was more of a showcase for the Unreal Engine 3, running on iOS. Now Epic has polished that demo and Infinity Blade is the result.

    Infinity Blade has a simple story, For untold ages, the God King ...
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    by Published on 12-08-2010 03:13 PM

    Want a super-durable iPad case that also lets you tether your tablet with a steel cable? MacLocks calls the iPad Lock and Security Case the world's first locking iPad case. The heavy-duty plastic case both locks to protect the iPad and has a kickstand for upright viewing, as well as providing a mount point for a sturdy steel cable that can be looped around any fixed object, like a table. It's $39.95 for ...
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    by Published on 12-08-2010 12:50 PM

    On Wednesday morning, DigiTimes reported that Apple is now believed to have already decided on another key component supplier for the iPad 2. The Taiwanese industry publication dishes that Coretronic will supply backlight units to Chimei Innolux and LG Display. Chimei Innolux and LG will then make the LCD displays for the iPad 2.

    The implication of the report is that the ...
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    by Published on 12-08-2010 11:53 AM

    Apple is slashing prices yet again on its refurbished Wi-Fi iPads, taking the entry-level 16GB tablet down to $429 while the 32GB tumbles to $499. These "special" and for a "limited time" only prices apply strictly to refurbished iPads, meaning second-time-around models. They do, however, come with a new battery, new shell, and a full one-year warranty. The USB cable and power adapter are ...