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    by Published on 01-20-2011 08:10 AM

    Jay "saurik" Freeman has been hard at work on what he calls a "full package index:" a centralized database of Cydia packages. One of the first features based on this fundamental restructuring is now live on Cydia's homepage: the new "Manage Account" option. Finally, there's a simple way to determine what you've purchased on the Cydia Store, giving you a quick and easy way to re-install your apps, tweaks, ...
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    by Published on 01-19-2011 04:53 PM

    Apple seeded the second beta of iOS 4.3 to Developers Wednesday afternoon. The update from the first beta, seeded a week ago, brings bug fixes along with at least one puzzling omission. The new build of iOS 4.3 carries the build number 9F5135D.

    The most notable portion of the new beta is that the much-hyped multi-touch gestures for the iPad (that had the rumor mill buzzing with reports that the new iPad may not ...
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    by Published on 01-19-2011 12:32 PM

    One of the most popular publications of all time in the United States, Reader's Digest, is now available for the iPad.

    The app is a wrapper of the magazine that allows the user to download full issues of the magazine that can be flipped through, as if the user were reading the magazine. Every issue includes all the editorial content that is available in the print version, and the app also includes ...
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    by Published on 01-19-2011 10:13 AM

    Apple COO Tim Cook came out fighting when asked about competing tablets during the Apple earnings call yesterday, calling them "big," "heavy," "expensive," and "bizarre." The company's acting head made it clear that he shared the hard-driving confidence of founder Steve Jobs when he said that "there's not much out there" in terms of competition. Motorola spinoff Motorola Mobility and Research In Motion ...
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    by Published on 01-19-2011 09:14 AM

    During the earnings call yesterday, Apple Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer and current Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook both mentioned that the company had sealed $3.9 billion US worth of contract deals ensuring that they would have access to components over the next two years. Though Cook kept the details of the deals secret because it is "something I don't want our competition knowing," ...
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    by Published on 01-19-2011 12:43 AM

    Have you ever had a movie on your iPhone, but wanted to watch it on your iPad’s larger screen? Then AirView is just what you’ve been waiting for. AirView is a free app that has just been approved for the App Store. It only does one thing, but what it does, it does well.

    AirView allows you to stream video from one iOS device to another, that’s it. By using Apple’s AirPlay technology and a local Wi-Fi signal, you can stream video, for example, from an iPhone to ...
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    by Published on 01-18-2011 04:46 PM

    Apple today held its financial earnings call for Q1 2011, and had some pretty amazing numbers to reveal. Coming off its best revenue quarter ever ($20.34 billion) in Q4 2010, Apple projected $23 billion in revenue for this quarter, but the real results came in today, and Apple made a cool $26.74 billion.

    The breakdown of Apple's earnings shows that iOS, and in particular the iPhone are leading the way for Apple's record-breaking quarter. The company ...
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    by Published on 01-18-2011 11:42 AM

    A new method of unlocking the iPhone baseband will be revealed at this year's Pwn2Own conference, with a new, and potentially malicious, feature: the ability to turn your phone into a spying device. Ralf Philipp Weinmann, a research associate at the University of Luxembourg, will be discussing a huge bug in the firmware of baseband processors commonly used on iPhones and Android devices at the CanSecWest ...
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    by Published on 01-18-2011 11:29 AM

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    MacRumors is reporting that they've received photo evidence, allegedly from Best Buy's inventory system, of the white iPhone 4. The photo states that the phone is set for a February 27 launch date. The inventory screenshot shows both the 16 GB and 32 GB models will be available.

    Apparently the SKU and model numbers are the exact same as when pre-orders were being taken for the white iPhone 4 before ...
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    by Published on 01-18-2011 08:24 AM

    According to a new report out of the East Asian supply chain, Apple's second iPhone manufacturer just increased its production plans for CDMA iPhones by 50% on expected demand from developing markets. Digitimes reports that Pegatron, which joined traditional iPhone manufacturer Foxconn last year, is raising its production target from 10 million to 15 million units. The expectation that customers ...
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    by Published on 01-18-2011 02:58 AM

    Is Apple planning on merging two of its biggest applications in the near future? According to a new rumor posted by Three Guys and a Podcast, iTunes and Safari may become one application before the year is out.

    Apple has not done well in the battle for web browser supremacy. Currently, Safari doesn’t even have a 5% market share yet. Google’s Chrome, a relatively new web browser on the other hand, ...
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    by Published on 01-17-2011 04:47 PM

    Following Apple's decision in November to discontinue its Xserve line at the end of January, upsetting current users of the product, a new rumor is reporting that Apple may be discontinuing other server-focused products in the relatively near future.

    Reports from multiple sources are stating that Apple will follow the end of Xserve by scrapping both Final Cut Server and Xsan, and even more ...