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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 ...
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    by Published on 10-14-2010 01:30 PM

    Geohot has just recently updated the limera1n.com website to include a download link for Mac users. That's right, now everybody can join in on the fun.

    Check out the guide on how to jailbreak 4.1 with limera1n

    Limera1n is now compatible with both Mac and PC, and the expolit has already been ported by @wizdaz, to work with PwnageTool, for those users waiting on an custom firmware package in order to maintain ...
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    by Published on 10-14-2010 11:26 AM

    To say a lot of people were caught off guard by today's sudden announcement between Verizon and Apple would be an understatement. And, for that reason alone, all attention is turning to the latest report from Brian Marshall, an analyst with Gleacher & Co., who says a Verizon iPhone is similarly "on track" for March of next year. Marshall is the source who stated on record that a Verizon-Apple partnership ...
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    by Published on 10-14-2010 08:36 AM

    Apple announced today that Verizon Wireless and AT&T will both will begin selling 3G iPads in their stores on October 28. In an interesting twist, Verizon is bundling iPads with its MiFi mobile 3G hotspot device - which it's offering at a deep discount - and offering a new, cheaper data plan. Following close on the heels of rumors about an arrangement for Verizon to sell the iPhone, the news appears ...