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    by Published on 12-11-2010 01:11 PM

    In what would prove to be yet another logical step in the company's unending quest to secure as much mobile technology-related intellectual property as possible, Apple is believed to be among the bidders seeking the portfolio of patents presently held by Nortel Networks. Last year, Nortel Networks filed for bankruptcy and is now liquidating its assets. According to a report Friday from Reuters, ...
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    by Published on 12-11-2010 12:59 PM

    A new Apple job posting, showing that the company is looking for more engineers with CDMA experience, is just the latest bit of evidence that Apple is hard at work on an iPhone compatible with Verizon's network. The Cellular Systems Performance Engineer will need to be proficient in GSM, GPRS, EDGE, WCDMA, HSDPA, HSUPA, and CDMA technologies. All but the last protocol are supported in currently ...
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    by Published on 12-11-2010 08:19 AM

    Following the runaway success of Cydia on iOS - with 10% of all iPhone users, about ten million people, having used the marketplace at least once - Jay "saurik" Freeman is planning to bring Cydia to the Mac OS X platform very soon. At the 360 MacDev conference yesterday, Jay said the new app store would be ready for the Mac "within weeks," positioning it to go head to head with the Apple Mac ...
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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 ...