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    by Published on 10-18-2008 11:42 PM

    MPlayer, the multi-OS media player which supports mpeg4, h.264, wmv, mp3, aac, wma, real media, and t-dmb formats, has been ported to iPhone and is now available via the ModMyi.com Cydia source.

    Ported by skiman100, MPlayer will read any files in those formats in /private/var/media, and play them back. Combine that with dTunes or the MobileSafari download plugin and ...
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    by Published on 10-18-2008 02:15 PM

    Cylay is the world’s first iPhone security product from iFoneTec that fights theft , tracks lost iPhone, protects data and information, and controls a lost iPhone remotely.

    It is capable of identifying current user of an iPhone after its original owner loses it. In addition, it allows the original owner to delete and back up the information via ...
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    by Published on 10-17-2008 10:43 AM

    Primate Labs has published their findings on benchmark tests comparing the new MacBooks and MacBook Pros to their predecessors. The tests measure both process and memory performance, however graphics performance (GPUs) was not measured. The difference in graphics performance should clearly be a significant upgrade in the new MacBooks and MacBook ...
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    by Published on 10-17-2008 10:00 AM

    An angry customer, and previously loyal MacBook fan, emailed Steve Jobs about the new 13 inch MacBooks not having a FireWire port and received a response.

    Characteristic of Jobs, he only briefly responded with one line;

    "Actually, all of the new HD camcorders of the past few years use USB 2."

    AppleInsider ...
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    by Published on 10-16-2008 08:11 PM

    iFixit has taken apart both the Macbook Pro and the Macbook and put together a couple great disassembly guides and pointed out some interesting observations.

    Macbook Pro Disassembly
    • The keyboard is now more similar to the old MacBook than the previous MacBook Pro. While the unibody case is very cool, this is going to make keyboard repair difficult (read 56 screws to replace
    26 Comments  531 Views
    by Published on 10-16-2008 04:44 PM

    Back in 2005 LuxPro ripped off the iPod Shuffle with their "Super Shuffle." The look and operation was almost identical to the iPod Shuffle along with the specs.

    Apple responded by getting an injunction in Taiwanese court preventing LuxPro from making, distributing, or selling any MP3 player. This was later over ruled in 2007 allowing LuxPro to produce MP3 players again.

    Now LuxPro ...
    33 Comments  1137 Views
    by Published on 10-16-2008 01:04 PM

    Windows users are familiar with iPhoneBrowser, an awesome little program that allows file transfer via USB cable from a Windows computer to iPhone or iPod Touch. Historically OS X users have been without a USB file transfer program and have relied on sftp to access the iPhone's file system via wifi.

    In steps DiskAid.

    DiskAid is a nice little client that allows file transfer via USB to the ...
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    by Published on 10-14-2008 03:12 PM

    If you really have to hear about all the updates from Steve himself you can watch today's Keynote online. Total time is 53 minutes.

    It should be up on Apple's Keynote podcast soon but in the meantime you can watch it from the Apple site here. ...
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    by Published on 10-14-2008 03:06 PM

    Along with the updates to the Macbook Pro, Macbook, and Apple displays the Macbook Air also gets a bit of an update.

    Finally Apple has put some storage space in the Macbook Air. The original top-level Macbook Air had a super quick Solid State Drive (SSD) with a measly 64GB of storage space. Now the top-level Macbook Air comes with a more respectable 128GB SSD.

    In addition ...
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    by Published on 10-14-2008 02:38 PM

    A new Macbook Pro is now available bringing some nice updates to the top-of-the-line Apple notebook. It is made with the same "Brick" manufacturing process as it's younger brother the Macbook. Other updates include some GPU upgrades via NVIDIA and the awesome LED backlit display allowing you to go from off to full brightness clarity as soon as you turn on the computer. The processor recieved a minor update in the top 15" version putting it at 2.53 GHz.
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    by Published on 10-14-2008 02:27 PM

    Announced today at Apple's event, a new LED 24" Cinema Display with iSight will be available in November via Apple, and has a /ton/ of cool features.

    An included magsafe adapter lets you plug in your laptop directly through the monitor to charge. The iSight camera is now within the monitor itself, and its also got built in speakers. You can connect up to 3 USB 2.0 devices to the self-powered ports on ...
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    by Published on 10-14-2008 02:10 PM

    Apple today released their new lineup of MacBooks - and they're aluminum. At the bottom of the lineup is the Intel Core 2 Duo 2.1 GHz white MacBook, which is still polycarbonate (plastic ). The previous black MacBook pricepoint ($1299 and $1599) now have an aluminum MacBook (still 13.3 inches) with an Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz and 2.4 GHz, respectively.

    Both the upper models come with ...