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    by Published on 05-29-2010 06:55 AM

    Apple and Microsoft are in talks to open access to Bing search in iPhone OS 4, sources supposedly "close to the matter" are saying. The negotiations - which had been widely rumored back in January of this year - apparently don't involve Bing completely supplanting Google as the search method on iPhone OS device, but rather as an additional option. The report comes amid a swirl of rumors surrounding ...
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    by Published on 05-28-2010 07:13 PM

    TechCrunch is reporting on some interesting comments by a Google exec that suggest that the company may be working on a iPhone OS 4 version of its Latitude app. Apple had blocked Latitude from the App Store, claiming "confusion" between Google's location-sharing service and the native Maps app. Availability of location data across all apps is one of the powerful features of the new OS, but ...
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    by Published on 05-28-2010 09:33 AM

    Engadget is claiming they've got a scoop this morning about a fundamental refresh of Apple TV. The newest iteration of Apple's "hobby project" is supposedly based on iPhone OS 4 and the same A4 CPU as the iPad and the next-generation iPhone. The new device will have flash storage, but content will be stored on Apple's servers rather than locally, though Time Machine backup options will supposedly ...
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    by Published on 05-28-2010 08:53 AM

    A prominent industry analyst is taking a swing at what the new iPhone will cost when Apple formally introduces the 4th generation version of the popular handset at the company's 2010 WWDC in early June. Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster is predicting that Apple will roll out a 32GB model of the 4th gen iPhone at $199 and a 64GB model for $299.

    While few other industry analysts have ...
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    by Published on 05-28-2010 08:10 AM

    Just when you thought the "iPad fever" had finally begun to subside, it looks like a whole new outbreak is underway. And this time, the "fever" has gone global. The spread coincides with the spread of the iPad itself, as Apple Stores in Europe and Asia attracted flocks of Apple fans in astonishing droves
    early Friday morning.

    From Paris to Tokyo, long lines were spotted everywhere iPads ...
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    by Published on 05-27-2010 08:42 PM

    AT&T revealed today that 40% of its iPhone sales since the beginning of the year have been to business customers, suggesting that the iPhone is beginning to challenge the dominance of the BlackBerry in the enterprise market. Though AT&T Business Solutions CEO Ron Spears wouldn't say how many iPhones the company has sold, analysts estimate that the number is about 15 million. Research ...
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    by Published on 05-27-2010 05:34 PM

    It appears that a hacker from Amsterdam by the name of Kaatje, has managed to create a custom firmware that allows iPhone 3GS users to jailbreak the newest iPhone OS 4.0 Beta 4.

    The iPhone Dev team released Redsn0w 0.9.5 to jailbreak iPhone OS 4.0 Beta 4, however it was only compatible with the iPhone 3G. With Kaatje's work, we now have reports of a jailbroken 3GS running 4.0 Beta 4. And to top it off, ...
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    by Published on 05-27-2010 05:08 PM

    Nominations were slim to none this week, so here are a few picks from what's new for themes and some previews of what's to come.

    Theme Of The Week
    Alien Dusk

    This is a preview of a new theme by Alien1974 dubbed as part of the "Project 'ANOCHECER" which will be a series of themes inspired by the famous Dusk themes by Grzegorz10 from xda Forumsusk Evolution 2.5 v4.0 [Dusk Graphics CAB for CHT 19.05.10} - xda-developers

    Here is just a taste of some of the features to be included:

    *Optional Lockscreen ...
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    by Published on 05-27-2010 10:47 AM

    Is Apple pushing record companies around? The US Justice Department thinks it may be, and is starting preliminary inquiries about Apples business practices around iTunes, according to a report in the New York Times this morning. Sources, including record company executives interviewed by the Feds, say that the investigation is in response to numerous reports that Apple is throwing its weight ...
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    by Published on 05-27-2010 09:30 AM

    Our developer friends behind Mozilla's Firefox have their sights set on the iPhone platform, as evidence by the brand spankin' new Firefox Home app, which is now in development. The application is exciting no shortage of iPhone and Mozilla Firefox fans because it will essentially enable users to readily access their personal desktop Firefox data.

    Although Mozilla has previously ...
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    by Published on 05-27-2010 09:01 AM

    Technology apparently makes for strange bedfellows.

    If you haven't heard rumblings about the possibility of Microsoft participating in Apple's WWDC, you're not alone. Even some of those who have heard the rumor within the last few hours were quick to dismiss the possibility as just that - a rumor. But there may, in fact, be some truth behind the prospect of two tech giants coming together for next month's much-anticipated ...
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    by Published on 05-26-2010 04:02 PM

    According to DigiTimes, Apple has had a parallel iPhone development process going on in case there were problems with the new model. AppleInsider reports that the Taiwanese publication (with a spotty history of inside information) is claiming that Apple started work on a phone that "offers less change from previous iPhones" as a backup to the full-blown fourth-generation model. DigiTimes also claims that ...