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    by Published on 12-24-2009 12:23 PM

    If Steve Jobs is a man who puts his money where his mouth is, his mouth isn't very full these days.

    The Apple CEO has once again accepted his usual $1 annual salary from Apple in 2009. But, as reported by the Associated Press, Apple was able to hold its ground through the massive recession and, consequently, Steve Jobs regained much of the "pre-meltdown" level of value of his personal holdings in the company.

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    by Published on 12-24-2009 11:33 AM

    Google Inc. has received a second request for information from the Federal Trade Commission on its planned purchase of mobile-advertising company AdMob, according to a blog post on their website yesterday. The company says it's not worried that the deal will be shot down, but some observers say the regulatory agency is worried about Google dominating the mobile ad market.

    Google agreed last month to pay ...
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    by Published on 12-24-2009 11:23 AM

    Yesterday on Modmyi we covered hints about a January release of an Apple tablet. Today we are gathering even more intriguing details.

    This could be the moment of truth for Apple as the mythical tablet device may finally be introduced to a rabid consumer base longing for such a product. This holiday weekend, people are buzzing and ramping up wild speculation about the possibility of the tablet being unveiled on January ...
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    by Published on 12-24-2009 09:56 AM

    Tap Tap Revenge 3 is currently no longer showing the $0.99 price tag that it once had. Considering it was only $0.99 at launch, Tapulous' decision to make Tap Tap Revenge 3 a free, ad-supported game turns out to be a most generous Christmas present.

    Tapulous plans to get the game onto more iDevices which should result in more paid music downloads. Due to it's overwhelming success, the app has become free. As well as making the game ...
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    by Published on 12-23-2009 01:01 PM

    Shreds of evidence are beginning to help complete the puzzle of what the next iPhone may offer when its introduced, most likely, next summer at Apple's annual Worldwide Developer's Conference. According to Eric Zeman of InformationWeek, the iPhone may soon boast a 5 mexapixel camera to help beef up the device's photographic potential in the wake of heated competition from other smartphones that now pack a powerful lens.

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    by Published on 12-23-2009 11:40 AM

    Although background checks are both widely practiced and encouraged for a variety of professional purposes within the contemporary workforce, the iPhone is poised to make background checks far more commonplace than they already are. And there's some debate as to whether that's really a good thing.

    In this morning's Washington Post, the world at large was introduced to a new application capable of performing an ...
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    by Published on 12-23-2009 08:19 AM

    Apple could unveil its long-rumored tablet computer as early as next month, according to a report in the Financial Times on Wednesday. Without specifying sources, the UK's influential business newspaper asserted that Apple is "preparing an announcement next month" that may include the tablet.

    The story in the Financial Times echoed yesterday's report in the Wall Street Journal ...
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    by Published on 12-23-2009 08:03 AM

    Apple's iPhone was the most popular U.S. mobile device in 2009, according to a report released by Nielsen. Next most popular was the BlackBerry Curve, with Motorola's old-school Razr flip-phone (released in 2004) coming in at third place.

    The Apple iPhone 3G made up 4 percent of the "embedded base" of all mobile subscribers, followed by Research in Motion's BlackBerry 8300 series (known ...
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    by Published on 12-22-2009 09:34 AM

    The Walt Disney Co. and CBS have expressed interest in providing programming on a proposed iTunes TV subscription service that Apple would be offering, according to published reports in The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. The media giants are allegedly in negotiations with Apple on the service, which would be an online competitor to cable and satellite TV. Disney is said to be talking about ...
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    by Published on 12-22-2009 09:09 AM

    Apple released a firmware update for the graphics chipsets in its 27" iMacs in order to try to address display issues that have turned up in the new models. The company was also found not liable for earlier problems with iMac screens, as a judge threw out a class action lawsuit alleging that Apple knew about problems and did nothing to fix them.

    The 27" iMacs have been plagued with display problems ...
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    by Published on 12-22-2009 07:56 AM

    It's easy to understand how a casual observer could mistakenly believe that the iPhone, iTunes, and a full offering of technologies from Apple have now found a home in China much they way they've been lovingly adopted elsewhere in the world. But as we recall China's restrictive use of the internet and a variety of digital media, it's a sobering reminder that Apple products can't be as freely experienced and enjoyed in China as they are in many ...
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    by Published on 12-22-2009 07:09 AM

    Before you drop out of film school and scrap the side job you have to help pay for a professional video camera, don't expect the new OWLE (Optical Widgets for Life Enhancement) iPhone video mount to automatically transform you into the next Steven Spielberg. But becoming an iCinematographer is now possible thanks to the handy iPhone mount that modifies your iPhone into what would appear to be a functional professional video camera.