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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 ...
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    by Published on 12-08-2010 03:13 PM

    Want a super-durable iPad case that also lets you tether your tablet with a steel cable? MacLocks calls the iPad Lock and Security Case the world's first locking iPad case. The heavy-duty plastic case both locks to protect the iPad and has a kickstand for upright viewing, as well as providing a mount point for a sturdy steel cable that can be looped around any fixed object, like a table. It's $39.95 for ...
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    by Published on 12-08-2010 12:50 PM

    On Wednesday morning, DigiTimes reported that Apple is now believed to have already decided on another key component supplier for the iPad 2. The Taiwanese industry publication dishes that Coretronic will supply backlight units to Chimei Innolux and LG Display. Chimei Innolux and LG will then make the LCD displays for the iPad 2.

    The implication of the report is that the ...
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    by Published on 12-08-2010 11:53 AM

    Apple is slashing prices yet again on its refurbished Wi-Fi iPads, taking the entry-level 16GB tablet down to $429 while the 32GB tumbles to $499. These "special" and for a "limited time" only prices apply strictly to refurbished iPads, meaning second-time-around models. They do, however, come with a new battery, new shell, and a full one-year warranty. The USB cable and power adapter are ...
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    by Published on 12-08-2010 07:59 AM

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVZ5MDPVHWU]YouTube - Untethered 4.2.1 JB on ipt4g[/ame]

    A tweet from @MuscleNerd last night revealed a workaround he's done for an untethered jailbreak of iOS 4.2.1 on the fourth-gen iPod touch. Using saved SHSH blobs from 4.2 beta 3, the method doesn't use expose any of the known holes that are used in the current set of exploits: it's a "backup plan" ...
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    by Published on 12-07-2010 03:24 PM

    In case you're wondering why all the cool magazines and newspapers you were expecting to see on the iPad haven't turned up yet on the tablet, various reports and inside accounts this week are shedding some light on the situation. You see, when Apple gets stubborn, there's no use in fighting them. That's a lesson many publishers are learning when it comes to ironing out details to bring new and emerging ...
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    by Published on 12-07-2010 01:51 PM

    MobileMe is set for some improvements in 2011, if a purported email from Steve Jobs is to be believed. A forum user over at MacRumors emailed the CEO to complain about the online service, and asked if it would get any better. The reassurance came in the form of a characteristic Steve Jobs one-liner without a lot of detail.

    When MobileMe launched back in 2008, there was a host of problems. Email servers folded under ...