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    by Published on 09-13-2009 10:16 AM

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    This morning, NBC News picked up on what, at first, was a small news story earlier in the weekend.

    In their coverage of Steve Jobs and his return to the stage for Apple last week, the Wall Street Journal placed a Halloween ad for Grandin Road, a maker of furniture, next to an article about Jobs.

    That's the question on everyone's mind. Did someone at the Wall Street ...
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    by Published on 09-12-2009 08:48 PM

    Apple added an anti-phishing feature to Safari in the 3.1 release. Called Fraud Warning (it's in Settings->Safari->Security), the modification was released with little fanfare (or explanation), and it appears that there may be confusion about how it works.

    Computerworld reported on two anti-malware researchers who had taken a look at users who had implemented the feature and found it gave inconsistent ...
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    by Published on 09-12-2009 06:52 PM

    Users on Apple support forums are still complaining about loss of GPS functionality after upgrading to the 3.0 firmware release.

    As TUAW notes, some users are getting their iPhones replaced, even though Apple is not acknowledging that a bug exists. Some people have had success after rebooting their phone, or disabling 3G. And there have been reports that the problem went away after upgrading ...
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    by Published on 09-12-2009 10:37 AM

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    A mysterious discovery has been unearthed inside the new iPod Touch.

    According to the San Franciso Chronicle, a Broadcom Wi-Fi chip was discovered during the dissection of the new 32GB iPod Touch by the makers of iFixit, a Web site founded six years ago to help people "tinker with their electronics."

    The full list of discoveries was chronicled earlier in our forums.

    Exciting, isn't it? ...
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    by Published on 09-12-2009 09:59 AM

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    Talk about a "designer" app.

    Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation is updating their Ralph Lauren Collection App with the new Rugby App.

    According to the announcement on Reuters:

    Although I was unwilling to mortgage my house in order to actually purchase some of the apparel profiled in this new venture, I still wanted to give the app a try.

    The Rugby name, ...
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    by Published on 09-12-2009 09:46 AM

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    It's been quite a while since Apple released the OS 3.1 for iPhone and there's been a lot of confusion regarding it's Jailbreak Status etc. Therefore, here's a summary of do's and dont's ...
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    by Published on 09-12-2009 04:36 AM

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    iFixit published their teardowns of the new 3rd generation 32 GB iPod Touch and the iPod nano today, and made some interesting observations: chief among them was the fact that the Touch's wireless chip supports 802.11n, the wireless standard that promises raw theoretical max throughput up to 450 Mbits/sec. That fact, as well as the discovery that there's ...
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    by Published on 09-11-2009 05:30 AM

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    Investors who are keen on The Wall Street Journal may take another look at Apple stock after reading today's paper. The venerable pillar of all things financial is out with a favorable splash feature about Apple's "outsized reputation" in Asia.

    Apple has earned the distinction of Asia’s most admired multinational company, according to the Asia 200 survey conducted by the Wall Street Journal.

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    by Published on 09-11-2009 04:53 AM

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    It's been a while since AOL was a major player in the digital realm. But the folks at AOL are impressing some with their newest offering.

    Jason Kincaid at TechCrunch is out with the scoop:

    In a nutshell, Lifestream is coming to the iPhone with AIM 4.0. This "FriendFeed with integrated chat," as Kincaid puts it, just went live in the App Store.

    However, you have ...
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    by Published on 09-10-2009 03:57 PM

    Seems like the new OS, Snow Leopard was released just yesterday and now there's even an update for it! Makes me think that Apple is really dedicated towards the stability of this OS as that's the only new 'feature' present since Leopard... Weighing at just 75.1 MB, this is the first major security update for the OS.

    The update ...
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    by Published on 09-10-2009 08:58 AM

    As of this morning iPhone 3GS owners can no longer restore to firmwares 3.0 or 3.0.1. This is due to the fact that Apple has stopped signing these files and if you try and restore using one you'll get an error. So this means you should be very very careful until 3.1 is jailbroken because if you mess up your phone... you can only go up to 3.1 ...
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    by Published on 09-10-2009 06:40 AM

    iPhone 3GS users, among other AT&T subscribers with HSPA-capable phones, should see a speed bump by the end of the year... but only if you're in one of 6 cities scheduled for the rollout: Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles and Miami are slated for the upgrade this year.

    HSPA 7.2 (7.2 Mb/s High-Speed Packet Access, which is an amalgam of the separate ...