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    by Published on 11-04-2010 09:59 AM

    Very quietly this week Apple started accepting app submissions to the forthcoming Mac App Store. Last month, at Apple's "Back to Mac" event, Steve Jobs unveiled the new Mac-based app store as a shining example of the Mac OS X Lion's new bells and whistles. Snow Leopard users, however, were also told they would get the app store, which would launch within 90 days.

    The process of building ...
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    by Published on 11-04-2010 09:02 AM

    Apple appears to be looking into taking multi-player augmented reality (AR) gaming big-time, with a newly-revealed patent application that aims to create a real-world game space using networked iPhones' GPS, motion sensors and cameras. The patent is broadly-worded, indicating that Apple might be just "squatting" to keep any other developer from patenting it first, but contains enough specific content ...
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    by Published on 11-04-2010 07:37 AM

    A lawsuit filed this week claims that Apple deliberately pushed iOS 4.0 to iPhone 3G and 3GS users, despite the fact that they knew it was buggy and slow, in order to improve sales of the iPhone 4. In a civil case brought at the County Court of San Diego in California, Bianca Wofford complains the upgrade made her phone virtually useless, and that Apple used the fact that users can't downgrade ...
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    by Published on 11-04-2010 01:13 AM

    Flash on iOS devices has been a hotly debated topic ever since the iPhone was first introduced three years ago. Apple and Adobe have not been able to resolve their differences during this time and there seems to be no end in sight. There is hope, however, and it lies with a new WebKit app called Skyfire. Itís not a perfect solution to flash on the iPhone, but it does give people access to a large number of Flash videos on the web. Unfortunately, ...
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    by Published on 11-03-2010 04:23 PM

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WxEsstiEMc]YouTube - MacBook Air 11.6" Problem (Video Card Glitch)[/ame]

    An increasing number of new owners of 2010 MacBook Airs are reporting random kernel panics, freezing and display distortion with lines across the screen, and inability to wake from sleep, but no issue has yet been acknowledged by Apple. There are already a couple of discussion threads ...
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    by Published on 11-03-2010 01:46 PM

    T-Mobile takes a shot at Apple and AT&T in a new TV commercial that spoofs Cupertino's "Get a Mac" TV spots. At the heart of the ad is the iPhone 4 and how the Apple smartphone (with FaceTime) has weighed down AT&T's 3G network. Pointing to the strength of T-Mobile's 4G network and the ability to enjoy video chats in places where WiFi isn't available, the ...
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    by Published on 11-03-2010 10:16 AM

    A report in Billboard magazine says that Apple has hired one of Warner Music Group's top negotiators to work on closing deals with record labels. Elliott Peters, the senior VP and head of digital legal affairs, will be corporate attorney director for iTunes Europe and Internet services, in Apple's Luxembourg office.

    Billboard claims to have obtained "an internal memo" from someone at Warner ...
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    by Published on 11-03-2010 12:08 AM

    Rumors have circulated for some time that Apple will increase the length of music previews. In a letter sent to music label representatives, Apple has stated that they will now increase song previews to 90-seconds for songs longer than 2 minutes and 30 seconds. Shorter songs will still have 30-second previews. No time frame has been given yet, but the fact that Apple is informing label representatives ...
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    by Published on 11-02-2010 12:30 PM


    You heard it correctly. After two months in the approval process Apple has finally pushed through Skyfire 2.0. This is a Safari overlay that adds in a ton of extra functionality including the ability to transcode ...
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    by Published on 11-02-2010 10:48 AM

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8-nKo2hqlg]YouTube - Apple ad - iPad is Electric[/ame]

    Apple has solidified its early lead in the tablet sales war, increasing its market share in tablet computers to an overwhelming 95%, according to new sales data from market research firm Strategy Analytics. "The tablet wars are up and running," said Neil Mawston, Director of Strategy Analytics. Apple ...
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    by Published on 11-02-2010 09:32 AM

    In case you missed it, last night Target announced via press release on its website that the mega-retailer will begin selling the iPhone beginning this Sunday, November 7th. With the rush of the holiday season upon us, Apple has expanded its popular product lines to more retailers than at any time in history. For Target, it's the second major Apple product arrival in so many months. On October ...
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    by Published on 11-02-2010 08:48 AM

    Tuesday morning brought with it the arrival of some surprisingly pleasant news from Apple - at least for folks who plan to purchase a Mac mini without using US currency. Today, Apple has begun a discount available to international shoppers that offers what many see as a substantive price cut on the Mac mini line of desktops.

    According to Apple, the basic, least expensive model ...