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    by Published on 01-14-2013 10:28 AM
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    It was a bloody Monday for shares of Apple on Wall Street.

    This morning, AAPL briefly dipped below $500 and is still trading toward market lows for the day, down $16.83 just after noon EST.

    Several traders at the Chicago Board of Trade that I spoke with today conferred with industry analyst claims that the rumor mill has contributed significantly to the beat-down endured by AAPL in recent ...
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    by Published on 01-14-2013 03:00 AM
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    According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, which claims the news comes from sources familiar with the matter, Apple cut “roughly half” of its orders for the iPhone 5’s 4-inch screen and initiated a drawdown on other components orders for the January to March quarter. The cutback in part orders was in part due to “weaker-than-expected” demand for Apple’s latest iPhone.

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    by Published on 01-14-2013 02:49 AM
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    The Apple Store in Lincoln Park, Chicago was the site of an automobile accident that took place on Sunday night. A car smashed through the outlet’s glass façade and straight into a wall of accessories, leaving one person with minor injuries while damaging the store quite a bit. According to a report from The Verge, it was a Lincoln Town Car (ironically) that hopped a curb and ended up travelling ...
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    by Published on 01-14-2013 12:49 AM
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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. TorchNC – FREE

    For those of you always looking for a quick way to get to a flashlight when you need some light, quit fooling around with flashlight applications. TorchNC is a new jailbreak widget for Notification Center that adds an iOS 6-styled flashlight toggle that will turn the LED flash on the back of the device ...
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    by Published on 01-13-2013 12:21 AM
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    Oracle recently issued a statement in response to the discovery of a Java 7 flaw that prompted Apple to disable the software in OS X. In the statement, Oracle said that they are currently working on a fix and will release the patch soon. There was no specific timeline as to when the fix will be pushed out other than Oracle vaguely saying “a fix will be available shortly.”

    For those of you ...
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    by Published on 01-12-2013 10:06 PM
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    For anyone that likes to use Instagram, you should check out this new jailbreak widget for Notification Center called InstaSnap by iOS developer ravirajm. The widget is basically a shortcut designed to automatically launch the Instagram application and load up the camera interface so you can shoot the photograph you want to at just the right time. Then, you'll be able to add all the goofy filters you want to and share it to the Interwebz.

    InstaSnap ...
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    by Published on 01-12-2013 11:24 AM
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    If you don’t like the slide to unlock bar on the lock screen, and you’d rather tap to unlock your iOS device, then check out a new free jailbreak tweak in Cydia starting today called tapUnlock by iOS development team Hashbang Productions.

    TapUnlock literally replaces the slide to unlock bar on your lock screen with a tap to unlock button. The button is styled just like an iOS button would be, so it doesn’t skimp out on looks – it will turn blue, like ...
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    by Published on 01-12-2013 03:52 AM
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    The folks over at FireCore have just given users with jailbroken Apple TVs another reason to be happy. They announced an update for the popular aTV Flash (black) software suite that the company developed. The update brings the app to version 2.1 and features several improvements including new TV show playlist options, customizable favorites and more. The full changelog of aTV Flash (black) 2.1 can be found ...
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    by Published on 01-12-2013 01:37 AM
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    Just ahead of its holiday quarterly earnings report, Apple finds itself in a situation that the company has not been in for a while with investor expectations for the next year being surprisingly low. Ben A. Reitzes of Barclays Capital believes that Apple’s January 23 earnings conference call is the company’s most important one of the last decade.

    Apple’s stock price seems to have fallen by nearly 17% over the ...
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    by Published on 01-12-2013 01:18 AM
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    Judge Allan L. Gropper, the bankruptcy court judge that was overseeing Kodak sell-off its digital imaging patents has given the green light to sell the intellectual property to a group of companies, including Apple, Google, Microsoft along with other tech giants. The terms of sale are for a collection of 1,100 patents related to the capture and display of digital images, bringing Kodak’s bankruptcy proceedings ...
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    by Published on 01-12-2013 12:12 AM
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    Microsofts answers to all of their iPad problems was the Surface, which was previously launched with Windows RT. The device runs on cellphone chips yet still looks very similar to the regular Windows 8 platform, which was supposed to help attract consumers. Sales of the Widows RT tablets haven’t been as strong and now Samsung is second guessing the platform as the reason why.

    Samsung’s ...
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    by Published on 01-11-2013 11:02 PM
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    Apple recently disabled the Java 7 plugin on Macs through its OS X anti-malware system as a precautionary measure to protect users from a potentially serious security issue. The newly discovered zero-day flaw in Java 7 is so serious that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned users to disable or uninstall it. According to the department’s Computer Emergency Readiness Team:

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