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    by Published on 08-23-2010 12:23 PM

    Now that Apple's marquee products - the iPhone and iPad - have gotten such praise for their high-quality IPS touchscreens, it looks like the company is looking at incorporating such displays on the MacBook line as well. Jack Purcher at Patently Mac looked at recently-revealed Apple patents for their IPS technology, and noted clear references to touchscreen-equipped MacBooks. With Apple putting such emphasis ...
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    by Published on 08-23-2010 10:34 AM

    Charlie Wolf, an analyst with Needham & Company, stated Monday that a breakdown of IDC numbers on Mac sales for the month of June 2010 indicates a massive spike in government spending. In other words, the government is buying up Macs with a voracious appetite unlike anything Apple has ever experienced. In terms of numbers, government sales exploded better than 200% year over year for the June quarter.

    "Whether the ...
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    by Published on 08-23-2010 08:59 AM

    Safari Download Manager
    iOS 4 Compatible | Package Information

    Safari Download Manager, an extension which adds a download manager to Safari, the iPhone’s web browser, has been updated for iOS 4 compatibility, bringing support for the iPhone 4 and the iPad.

    Safari Download Manager is available in Cydia for $5.

    iOS 4 Compatible | Package Information
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcIORhb8NfQ]YouTube - Multifl0w - Exposé-like multitasking on iOS4 and iPad[/ame]

    Multifl0w was one of the first Jailbreak Apps that allowed for multitasking ...
    37 Comments  1295 Views
    by Published on 08-23-2010 08:15 AM

    Optimized for the iPhone 4 Retina Display

    The MMi Community has spoken, and CLASSified HD has been nominated an incredible amount of times as this week's Theme Of The Week. Barsoverbeats brings Class once again, this time to the iPhone 4's beautiful retina display. CLASSified HD uses the built in Masking allowing for the auto-creation of any AppStore app, provided there isn't already a custom icon created. The theme includes customizable LockBackground templates, Settings icon template, and springboard icon templates. ...
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    by Published on 08-22-2010 02:42 PM

    Kevin Rose, founder of Digg, claims in a new blog post that the still-rumored iTV set top box will revolutionize the way people watch TV. As he put it, the next generation Apple TV will “change everything.” Basing his information on what he claims are sources inside Apple, Rose described the device, saying it will be launched next month and will sell for $99.

    Echoing reports from other supposed leaks, ...
    52 Comments  800 Views
    by Published on 08-21-2010 11:35 AM

    Reports from users of the iOS 4.1 beta indicate that the new version will include support for GameCenter, Apple's new social gaming platform, as well as fixes for problems with Bluetooth and the proximity sensor bug. Though not documented in the beta release notes, AppleInsider is claiming that the proximity sensor behavior is much improved, with fewer incidences of the screen being activated during calls. ...
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    by Published on 08-20-2010 10:06 AM

    In what proves to be yet another indication of Nokia's eagerness to compete with Apple in the booming app marketplace, the struggling phone maker is ramping up efforts to boost software development for the Ovi platform by sweetened the pot for developers so to speak. Today it was announced that Nokia is purchasing analytics firm Motally.

    "The Finnish company says the acquisition Friday ...
    71 Comments  1210 Views
    by Published on 08-20-2010 09:37 AM

    Those concerned with lagging iPhone 3G performance with iOS 4 may soon get some assistance from Apple. According to a new email from Steve Jobs (as reported by MacRumors), the folks in Cupertino are readying a software update to address the widely reported lack-of-speed incumbent on many iPhone 3G's running the latest iOS. The news follows reports from late July in which Apple openly acknowledged ...
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    by Published on 08-19-2010 01:30 PM

    One of my favorite apps is Five Icon Dock. I'm not quite sure why I am so attached to it still with things like InfiniBoard and Folders, perhaps it's just stuck because it was one of the first tweaks I ever used on my first Jailbroken iPhone.

    Nonetheless, I've come to the generalization that the iPhone likes fives. There is enough screen "real estate" that, ultimately, sets of fives can give you twice as much at your fingertips in less gestures.

    Today's breakdown is Apps all about fives. You can find any one of these in Rock or Cydia ...
    36 Comments  691 Views
    by Published on 08-19-2010 10:01 AM

    Organized crime? There's an iPhone for that.

    Several months ago, we first began reporting about the increasing prevalence of mobile technology in the world of organized crime - like the Italian customs agents who made international headlines earlier this year for breaking up a phony iPhone ring. Now, a similar iPhone has been busted. But this one actually involved real iPhones.

    Authorities ...
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    by Published on 08-19-2010 09:09 AM

    In what could be a futuristic development for future iPhones (and iPads and iPods as well), this week the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office shed light on something Apple may be tinkering with. A patent application out of Cupertino suggests that Apple wants future iDevice to recognize and react to individual users.

    Simply put, the iDevices could be "taught" to identify a user based on their appearance, detected heartbeat, ...
    28 Comments  1296 Views
    by Published on 08-18-2010 04:08 PM

    Send MMS/SMS Text Messages from your iPad 3G.

    The long awaited SwirlyMMS has been released for the iPad 3G just a few hours ago. This handy app brings the ability to send MMS and SMS Text Messages straight from your iPad. Yes, you MUST have an 3G enabled iPad, and your carrier plan should include something for Text Messages as well.

    Many of you are probably familiar with SwirlyMMS for the iPhone and iPod, as they were one of the first teams to add MMS ...