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    by Published on 10-16-2010 10:50 AM

    According to a new report from Reuters, Foxconn - the alleged Chinese-based "sweatshop" that has seen its fair share of unfavorable headlines in the past year - is reportedly working on a new multi-billion dollar facility that could very well become the new "iPod City" - a title presently reserved for the company's elaborate factory in Shenzhen.

    Based on the information provided ...
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    by Published on 10-16-2010 07:58 AM

    A supposedly leaked image of an early prototype MacBook Air is intensifying chatter that the new model will have no hard drive. Engadget fronted the photo late last night, claiming that an anonymous source inside Apple told them it was of a prototype from "at least April." The prototype has the same 13-inch screen and processor as the current model in a new unibody case, in a possible indication ...
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    by Published on 10-15-2010 06:21 PM

    Roku, creator of the original Netflix streaming box, today announced that Hulu Plus would be coming to the device this fall. The Hulu Plus channel will be available to all Roku devices for the usual $9.99/Month subscription price. With Hulu Plus, users will have access to full TV seasons from the hundreds of shows available through the service.

    “We are excited to bring Hulu Plus to all Roku users,” ...
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    by Published on 10-15-2010 04:24 PM

    The iPad is not yet available in Taiwan, and nobody at Apple has given any indication of when it will be, despite having received official approval from the government agency that regulates communications on the island. According to an employee at one Apple retailer, the iPad is being held back until iOS can support the traditional Chinese characters used in Taiwan.

    Chin-hsien Lo, deputy ...
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    by Published on 10-15-2010 12:10 PM

    The elusive white iPhone has reportedly been spotted in the wild, and the owner has an explanation for the seemingly interminable delay. In a story that's getting a lot of play despite being more than a little suspicious, Stuart Miles of the British tech blog Pocket-lint saw someone holding a white iPhone a press event in New York City today and took a few covert pictures before approaching the owner. ...
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    by Published on 10-15-2010 10:56 AM

    Following the surprise announcement that Apple is teaming with Verizon to begin selling the iPad later this month, we were promptly reminded today that AT&T is still in business with Apple too. And the long time partners will be working together more closely than ever thanks to a new joint-venture announced Friday by AT&T, the second largest US mobile carrier.

    AT&T will aggressively lead ...
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    by Published on 10-15-2010 08:34 AM

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bnQ7nqWYHAQ&hd=1]YouTube - Pwnagetool Preview[/ame]

    MuscleNerd has tweeted a nice little "nerd alert", which showcases a demo video of the iPad getting a custom firmware restore using PwnageTool.

    Basically, PwnageTool uses geohot's limera1n exploit to convince iTunes to restore a custom firmware. In fact, in this video demo, MuscleNerd shows that ...
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    by Published on 10-15-2010 03:33 AM

    The New York Times for iPad is now available in the App Store and will be free until early 2011. Version 2.0 is not scaled down as the previous version was, but is now as complete as the printed newspaper. Users now have access to different types of media including video content. Obviously, this would not be possible on the printed page, but presenting stories in a new, diverse way gives the iPad version ...
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    by Published on 10-15-2010 12:41 AM

    VLC Media Player is headed to the iPhone and is currently waiting for App Store approval. Applidium released the iPad version about a month ago and is now readying a universal update to the popular video player. Only the most current generations of iPhone and iPod Touch have the enough horsepower to decode movies with a fast enough frame rate to be enjoyable, for now. New features Applidium have ...
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    by Published on 10-14-2010 06:15 PM

    While it's difficult to imagine anyone calling their decision to become CEO of one of the world's biggest companies a "big mistake," sometimes it happens. Case in point: former Apple Chief Executive Officer John Sculley, who at one time was instrumental in pushing out co-founder Steve Jobs in order to be the head cheese himself.

    Now, in retrospect, Sculley says it was all a big mistake. According ...
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    by Published on 10-14-2010 05:23 PM

    Apple is now the third most popular computer in the US, with its market share topping 10% for the first time since the early 1990s. According to the latest statistics from IDC, Apple shipped 24% more Macs in the third quarter of this year than they did ruing the same year, giving them 10.6% of the market and placing them just ahead of Acer and behind Dell. The iPad "halo effect" was judged ...
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    by Published on 10-14-2010 02:25 PM

    Not sure how this slipped by us, but it only seems appropriate after covering the Mac release of limera1n; Greenpois0n was updated 2 days ago to include a version available for Linux. While the Mac version is yet to be available, you can use Limera1n in the meantime, which has recently been released for Mac OS X.

    The chronic dev team has said that the Mac version is almost ...