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    by Published on 01-21-2011 09:05 AM

    If you've recently had an iPhone 4 serviced or replaced, you might have notice a tiny - very tiny - change in how the device is put together. Apple has switched over to a new tamper-resistant screw impossible to remove with anything but a proprietary tool. Now iFixit has come out with what they call the "iPhone 4 Liberation Kit" including a tool to extract the new screws so you can replace them with easy-to-remove ...
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    by Published on 01-21-2011 03:48 AM

    The Starbucks Card Mobile app now lets you pay for coffee purchases with an iPhone or iPod Touch. Starbucks launched a pilot program to test the system in 2009 and now the payment system is available nation wide. Nearly 6800 retail locations and over 1000 Target stores are now accepting payments via mobile device. No longer will you have to keep track of those multiple gift cards you got for Christmas. As long as ...
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    by Published on 01-21-2011 01:34 AM

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlN3BgsV1nc&feature=player_embedded]YouTube - Verizon iPhone[/ame]

    The iPhone may still be a few weeks away from being released on the Verizon network, but that hasn’t stopped them from taking a page out of Apple’s playbook. To hype the event, Verizon today released a teaser commercial that plays on the pent up demand for the iPhone. The ad implies that ...
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    by Published on 01-20-2011 09:44 PM

    This is great news for those of you with jailbroken Apple TV's. Since the release of our jailbreak, there hasn't really been much going on in terms of new software to utilize. The folks behind XBMC (formerly "Xbox Media Center") have managed to bring their software to the Apple TV 2. This means you can decode that awesome 1080p HD content, and utilize the hardware inside your little box.

    Due to the nature ...
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    by Published on 01-20-2011 05:26 PM

    Just two weeks after the public launch of Mac OS X 10.6.6, which was released almost exclusively to reveal the Mac App Store, Apple has seeded Mac OS X 10.6.7 to developers this afternoon. The build comes in with build number 10J842.

    Apple has listed no known issues in their documentation for the newest build of Mac OS X. The update says that it currently includes bug fixes and fixes at ...
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    by Published on 01-20-2011 02:24 PM

    iOS 4.3 beta 2, released to developers Wednesday, has revealed even more to the already substantial evidence that the second generation iPad will feature a camera, most likely one in front and one in back. This time, there's photo evidence found in the beta that all but proves that we'll see a camera when the next iPad, likely in the first quarter of this year.

    An image was found in the beta, titled ...
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    by Published on 01-20-2011 01:41 PM

    Taiwan newspaper DigiTimes is reporting today that Apple will be including a Retina Display on the next iPad that will be twice the resolution of the current display. And yes, before anyone else says it: the fact that it's in DigiTimes is almost enough alone to conclude that this report is bunk. There are, however, other valid reasons to discount the rumor.

    #1 RAM. Doubling the current ...
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    by Published on 01-20-2011 11:46 AM

    On Thursday morning, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple suggesting that multi-touch display may be coming to Apple's next Magic Mouse. The patent application clearly indicates Apple's interest in producing more sophisticated input systems for its line of Macs, a goal that would be served by the arrival of multi-touch display on the Magic Mouse.

    Published this morning by ...
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    by Published on 01-20-2011 10:36 AM

    The blogosphere has been buzzing this week with news of Playboy's forthcoming "uncensored" iPad app, in which current and archived content from the popular men's magazine will be made available to users of Apple's touchscreen tablet. But one critical piece of information has been absent in virtually all of the reports chronicling this development - a formal comment from Apple regarding its longstanding ...
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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 ...