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    by Published on 03-21-2010 01:32 PM

    It sounds like a far fetched scenario, but this weekend on NPR, a panel of guests discussed the growing presence of lobbyists from emerging industries in Washington DC. Among the powerhouse movers and shakers seen to be multiplying at a rapid pace are representatives of the mobile technology and communications industries.

    With the arrival of the iPad and a veritable plethora of tablets to ...
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    by Published on 03-21-2010 07:00 AM

    India has more cell phones than any other country except for China. However, the country has few iPhones, due to the high price relative to Nokia handsets, which have captured the small but growing smartphone market in the world's second largest country. However, finally - nine months after the device's worldwide launch - the iPhone 3GS will be available in India through the country's largest wireless ...
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    by Published on 03-20-2010 08:13 PM

    Developer Tommy Refenes has attracted the attention of a substantial number of his developer peers this weekend. Refenes' game "Zits & Giggles" was yanked from the App Store a few days ago without the developer receiving any word from Apple as to why the pimple-popping game for the iPhone and iPod Touch was dumped.

    One possible explanation? Last week Refenes verbally shredded ...
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    by Published on 03-20-2010 06:09 PM

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwV4XJJAAas&feature=player_embedded]YouTube - Make Your iPhone® 4G[/ame]

    Sprint Nextel has the third largest wireless carrier in the United States, greatly overshadowed by the Big Two: AT&T and Verizon. Their 3G network came in third behind T-Mobile's in a recent survey, and the carrier is losing millions of subscribers a year. But rather than sit and cry ...
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    by Published on 03-20-2010 02:42 PM

    While the surplus of fart apps remains in full force, some have noticed a substantial uptick in practical utility and lifestyle applications in recent weeks. Via the Japanese App Store, Eagle Inc. is pushing the envelop with a new offering that bestows iPhone users with an important tool for breaching communication barriers born of non-English speaking peoples.

    A recent arrival to the ...
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    by Published on 03-20-2010 09:33 AM

    Apple announced yesterday that it's accepting submissions for the iPad App Store, with devs being told that they have a week to get their apps submitted to be available on Launch Day: April 3. They shouldn't expect to have an iPad to test it on, though: an interesting story in BusinessWeek outlines the steps developers must take to be able to have access to a pre-release iPad, including chaining it down ...
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    by Published on 03-19-2010 05:04 PM

    Apple is reportedly preparing to finally bring out the long-awaited refresh of the Mac Pro line in June, using Xeon processors rather than the Core i7 Extreme Edition chips that have been previously rumored. Sources have told AppleInsider that the new Mac Pros should drop in June, along with a new Apple Cinema Display based on the monitor from the 27-inch iMac.

    The new Mac ...
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    by Published on 03-19-2010 03:30 PM

    Well, what took so long? That's the question many developers are asking tonight on the heels of Apple's big announcement. This morning, a boatload of devs first began reporting the arrival of an email from Apple clearing the way for iPad app submissions.

    With enticing language inviting developers to be part of the forthcoming grand opening of the iPad App Store, Apple is asking ...
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    by Published on 03-19-2010 11:46 AM

    With just a couple of weeks to go before the iPad launch, Apple is having a hard time getting big content providers, like TV networks and publishers, to cut deals on providing content for Apple's new device. The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple is scaling back its plans in the face of resistance from the content providers, and observers are wondering if the lack of attractive content may cause iPad ...
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    by Published on 03-19-2010 03:42 AM

    The list of functions - regardless of how useful - provided by the iPhone seems to get longer by the day. The latest unorthodox application of the iPhone's potential comes by way of the musical stylings of Tom Freeman, who may very well take the genre of "electronica" to a whole new level.

    Freeman is getting noticed for releasing a new album consisting of tracks composed entirely ...
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    by Published on 03-18-2010 05:35 PM

    Everyone wants a piece of the iPad, including the tablet's e-reader competitors like Amazon's Kindle.

    Today, Amazon rolled out a free software package just for Mac users that will provide a portal to the online retail giant's e-book store. As a result, Kindle books are now accessible from pretty much anywhere... Blackberry, iPhone, PC, and, as of today's announcement, even a Mac. Most excitingly, however, ...
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    by Published on 03-18-2010 02:37 PM

    According to a story in this morning's Wall Street Journal, Apple is playing beat the clock before the release of the iPad, which is now just days away (16 to be exact). In recent weeks we've covered the many media outlets - from the New York Times to the WSJ - that have ramped up efforts to introduce dedicated apps and iPad-customized material. So far the efforts have even included the removal of Flash content from ...