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    by Published on 03-09-2010 01:31 PM

    For several weeks there has been talk in tech circles that a plethora of small, but familiar iPhone applications absent from the iPad could still turn up in via a secret "widget mode." Dashing the hopes of some that such standard offerings as "weather," "clock," and "calculator" could still manifest on the much-awaited tablet, today Daring Fireball's John Gruber set the record straight.

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    by Published on 03-08-2010 08:31 PM

    Until recently, Comcast users were unable to do much with the Comcast app available for the iPod and iPhone. Being taunted by DirectTV's App which I'm sure we've all seen commercials for. With a recent update to their app, customers can now remotely control their DVR box directly from the Comcast app. myDVR Manager appears almost as though your seeing the comcast menu you see on most cable boxes. Various content can ...
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    by Published on 03-08-2010 08:11 PM

    This week's Theme Of The Week may seem a little cliche, but it's very well done that it deserves some attention for out Theme of The Week. Monster is Google Android based Theme, designed by mrpunk2u, and includes a full set of goodies.

    The Droid pack includes the Galaxy Live Wallpaper, MONSTER LockScreen of the eye, SBSettings Theme, and some widgets as well. An icon template is included so ...
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    by Published on 03-08-2010 07:28 PM

    As we draw ever closer to the April 3 launch date, iPad prediction mania is refusing to die. The Oscar night commercial spawned a surprising number of rumors and suppositions for being a simple 30-second spot. Apple's iBooks are cheaper than Kindle e-books! Or… more expensive. Or both! And a guy saw a camera, or something!

    Let's take a look at the iBookstore for starters. Several bestsellers made an appearance, ...
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    by Published on 03-08-2010 02:27 PM

    The banhammer marches on at the App Store, apparently, as Apple has reportedly begun removing apps built from templates that pull from websites and RSS feeds without adding much functionality. Coming as it does on the heels of the recent removal of thousands of "explicit" apps and the purge of WiFi stumblers, Apple seems to be in the midst of a significant "spring cleaning" ahead of the iPad ...
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    by Published on 03-08-2010 11:06 AM

    In what comes as a welcome announcement to Mac users and PC gamers longing for the touch and feel of a Mac, Steam, the popular PC gaming platform from Valve Software, is headed to Mac systems as early as this spring. While the arrival will come in May, some of the company's biggest games (those presently available and many upcoming titles) will similarly turn for Mac throughout the year. ...
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    by Published on 03-08-2010 10:46 AM

    U.K. iPhone partner O2 may have dropped a major hint regarding 4G iPhone video calls. Or it may have just made a colossal blunder - one that has since been corrected.

    Over the weekend, folks noticed 02's revised tariff listings that included per-minute pricing for iPhone video calls. The moment this listing was discovered, many (and not only the conspiracy theorists among us) began wondering if a ...
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    by Published on 03-08-2010 01:12 AM

    For those of you watching the Oscars sunday night, you may have notice that Apple released a brand new iPad to hype up it's release on April 3rd. It's your typical Apple commercial with an nice indie tune to feel hip. The song is "There Goes My Love" by The Blue Van. Catchy as usual, and the entire ad has no voice overs.

    The commercial snaps through a few people sitting in "comfortable" ...
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    by Published on 03-07-2010 06:17 PM

    Four Apple patent applications were revealed this week, all covering new technology for cooling and heat control in computers, primarily laptops. The applications - including one involving a system of air flow sensors and another that uses the hinge of a laptop as a heat sink - were filed in September of last year, AppleInsider reports. While Apple files numerous patent applications each year, not all ...
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    by Published on 03-07-2010 01:15 PM

    It's no secret that in recent years the national television ratings for broadcast awards shows have virtually fallen into the toilet and remain on the precipice of being flushed altogether unless something comes along to revive this dying brand of television content - the Hollywood awards show.

    This year, hopes have for the first time been pinned on the iPhone for generating hype and ...
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    by Published on 03-07-2010 12:31 PM

    Just last week we told you about Apple pulling WiFi stumbling apps from iTunes App Store. Many of us are disappointed at the move, as these apps can be quite a handy utility when on the road or travelling. Apps like WifiTrak, WiFiFoFum, yFy Network Finder, WiFi Get, eWifi, and WiFi Analyzer vanished from the App Store overnight. However, not all have vanished completely.

    WiFiFoFum ...
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    by Published on 03-07-2010 12:12 PM

    Although Bill Gates recently stated that there was nothing about the iPad that made him wish Microsoft had come up with a tablet of their own first, more details have emerged about a secret Microsoft project that could reveal the opposite of what Gates has been suggesting in the media. Indeed, it now appears that Microsoft wants a device of its own to rival the iPad. And more details are surfacing about when the ...