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    An unusually emotional Microsoft founder Bill Gates recalled his last meeting with Steve Jobs during a rare sit-down interview with Charlie Rose on "60 Minutes" last night.

    Gates revealed that he last met with Steve Jobs at the Apple visionary's Palo Alto home in May 2011. Gates said the two tech titans discussed “what we’d learned, families… anything.”

    "We were within a year of the same age, and we were kind of naively optimistic ...
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    by Published on 05-13-2013 11:51 AM
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    For longtime fans of the hit Fox series 24, it's easy to recognize how much mobile technology has changed since the show debuted twelve years ago.

    After the eighth and seemingly final season of 24 ended in 2010, the show's lead character Jack Bauer still wasn't a solidified iPhone or Android loyalist. But we're told that the pressure is on at Fox to put a smartphone powered by either iOS or Android into Bauer's hands for the next season. ...
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    by Published on 05-13-2013 11:07 AM
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    Amazon is giving away what amounts to "tens of millions" of dollars worth of virtual currency in a comprehensive effort to generate app downloads on one of the iPad's top rivals - the Kindle Fire.

    Every Kindle Fire owner in the U.S. is getting $5 worth of free Coins deposited directly into their Amazon account. As part of the launch, customers can also purchase Coins in bulk and receive a discount up to 10% ...
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    by Published on 05-12-2013 11:40 PM
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    In case you've missed out on the new jailbreak tweaks Cydia has seen, this recap will highlight the tweaks we've shown you this week. These are in no specific order.

    1. Axis – 99¢

    Axis is a new jailbreak tweak that allows you to customize up to five different grabbers for the lock screen. This tweak allows you to easily open up to five applications from the lock screen by swiping to the side, and then swiping up when you select the application you want. You can use any applications you want; however, the tweak comes with several pre-loaded application icon themes that will match the applications you choose.



    2. MiniPlayer – $2

    MiniPlayer is a new jailbreak tweak that puts an iTunes 11-like music player at your disposal in iOS. The MiniPlayer lets you control your music with play/pause buttons, previous/next buttons, and ...
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    by Published on 05-12-2013 10:33 AM
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    Those of you that have been looking for the perfect lock screen application icon shortcut jailbreak tweak that’s non-obtrusive and isn’t ugly will want to check out an upcoming jailbreak tweak called Axis by iOS developer Rudolf Lichtner and human interface designer Sentry_NC. Axis is a lot like Grabby; however, Axis is a project that has been in development prior to the release of Grabby – you will be able to tell right off the bat when you see what Axis can do and the attention ...
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    by Published on 05-12-2013 01:30 AM
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    For those of you looking to improve your music experience on your iOS devices, it would be wise to check out a new jailbreak tweak called ipEQ for iPhone by iOS developer Chef von Australien.

    The tweak, shown above, adds a new button to the Music application in iOS so that you can access equalizer controls for your music. The tweak comes complete with a low pass filter, high pass filter, high shelf filter, and bass ...
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    by Published on 05-12-2013 01:18 AM
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    Last week, we showed you Velox, a jailbreak tweak by Apex Tweaks, which allows you to actually use your applications right from the home screen without having to open them. While many applications were supported out of the box, not all of them were supported. The good news is third-party developers have the ability to create their own plugins for Velox to make it do more, such as one called Torch for Velox by iOS developer ravirajm. ...
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    by Published on 05-11-2013 01:05 PM
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    The iPhone’s encryption is apparently secure enough that even law enforcement agencies are waiting in line to have Apple “crack” the lock and provide data to be used as evidence. According to a report by the folks at CNET, Apple has the ability to decrypt seized iPhones and has created a waiting list to handle the incoming requests.

    At one point last summer, the wait was over seven weeks long and ...
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    by Published on 05-11-2013 12:14 PM
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    Amazon recently released its Cloud Drive Photos app as a competitor to Apple’s own iCloud-based Photo Stream service. Users get 5 gigabytes worth of free cloud storage and just like Photo Stream, images are uploaded to Amazon’s cloud through Amazon Cloud Drive Photos, which accesses an iOS device’s camera roll, or via an OS X app that can be downloaded from Amazon’s website. Photos can be viewed on the iOS and OS ...
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    by Published on 05-10-2013 11:36 PM
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    The U.S. Department of Defense recently said that it plans to allow Apple’s iOS devices onto the Pentagon’s secure network early next week. This opens the door for lucrative military contracts which are currently dominated by BlackBerry.

    According to Alana Johnson, the spokesperson for the Pentagon’s Defense Information Systems Agency, if approved next week, government-issued devices running ...
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    by Published on 05-10-2013 11:13 PM
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    Apple recently introduced its two-step identification verification system to 13 near countries as part of a worldwide rollout. Apple ID account holders in these nations are also granted access to the heightened security feature that was first deployed in March. The features which were previously limited to the U.S., U.K., Australia, Ireland, and New Zealand are now being made available to ...
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    by Published on 05-10-2013 07:19 PM
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    Microsoft representatives recently told CNN that they would love to have Apple bring iTunes to its Windows 8 “Metro” platform but users shouldn’t expect a touch-friendly version of the application any time soon as Apple doesn’t appear to be too keen on developing a version of iTunes that integrates the Modern UI face of Windows 8. According to the chief financial officer of the Microsoft’s Windows division: ...