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    by Published on 04-21-2011 01:08 PM

    Verizon may have inadvertently announced more than just the company's 1st quarter earnings today. Although its unlikely that the "slip" was totally accidental, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo dropped what some are considering a major revelation despite the seemingly logical underpinnings of the announcement.

    On Thursday, the Verizon executive in question made a comment about the forthcoming Apple ...
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    by Published on 04-21-2011 11:59 AM

    If you've been hanging around MMi the last few days, you're probably familiar with the rampant talk surrounding the recently publicized discovery that Apple keeps close, secretive tabs on where you and your iPhone go. As my colleague Phillip Swanson dished yesterday, security researchers have discovered the iPhone maintains a location log that includes longitudinal and latitudinal coordinates as well as ...
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    by Published on 04-21-2011 11:45 AM

    The iPhone has been good to Verizon, the largest mobile operator in the US - at least until AT&T is allowed to purchase T-Mobile. On Thursday, the mobile giant "beat the street" by announcing that it more than tripled net income in the first quarter.

    Verizon said that Q1 profits were $1.44 billion (51 cents a share) compared to $443 million (16 cents a share) in Q1 2010. As expected, a certain Apple ...
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    by Published on 04-21-2011 10:02 AM

    Following yesterday's discovery that iOS 4 on both iPhone and iPad are actually tracking a users every location, on the fly, at every moment, the jailbreak community has beaten Apple to the punch once again and release 'untracked' a simple utility that stops location storing. The app was cooked up by popular JB dev Ryan Petrich released the utility, which stops iOS from writing to the specific database that ...
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    by Published on 04-20-2011 04:37 PM

    Every Apple iPhone owner has a free app they didn’t even know they had: iKnow Where You Are.
    The U.K. based newspaper The Guardian is reporting that security researchers have discovered the iPhone keeps tabs on your location at all times. The location log includes longitudinal and latitudinal coordinates as well as a timestamp. Each time the iPhone is synced to the computer a new log file is created. ...
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    by Published on 04-20-2011 04:20 PM

    Modmyi.com visitors, members, and random people on the internet,

    My name is Phillip Swanson and Iím a new writer here at Modmyi.com. This is my formal introduction. Well, as formal as online introductions go. I promise not to Rick-Roll, Meatspin, or 2G1C any of youÖ. Maybe.

    Iím relatively recent college graduate (Journalism Major, Imaging minor) and currently working on my Masterís ...
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    by Published on 04-20-2011 04:11 PM

    Apple is dominating yet another earnings season on Wall Street. On Wednesday, the Mac maker boasted a profit spike of 95%, a reality made possible by sales of 18.65 million iPhones, 4.69 million iPads and 3.76 million Macs. The company reported $6.40 in earnings per share on revenues of $24.67 billion, topping Wall Street projections of $5.36 a share on revenue of $23.34 billion.

    “With ...
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    by Published on 04-20-2011 09:30 AM

    AT&T announced its quarterly earnings this morning and some are calling the numbers Verizon-proof, at least with regard to the carrier's strong iPhone activation numbers during the first quarter of 2011. Despite the arrival of the iPhone 4 on the Verizon network in the US and months of heated rumors leading up to that eventuality, AT&T activated 3.6 million iPhones during Q1, a full 33% increase from ...
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    by Published on 04-19-2011 11:58 PM

    The the premium cable television network HBO released a teaser video late last week on youtube. According to the HBO video the go service is on its way to the iPhone, iPad and Android base devices. HBO owned by Time Warner Cable, will be releasing an iOS app that streams movies and the network’s own shows.

    The teaser video highlights the ...
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    by Published on 04-19-2011 08:45 PM

    At this point, Apple could very well have its own parking space outside of the United States Patent & Trademark Office. The Cupertino, California company has been awarded yet another interesting patent, this time relating to the wireless activation of its mobile devices.

    All told, this week alone, the US Patent and Trademark published a series of 18 newly granted patents for Apple, though the one most ...
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    by Published on 04-19-2011 11:58 AM

    Apple is widely believed to have altered the algorithm used to determine app ranking in the company's App Store. Although Apple is not commenting on the supposed revision, developers and other observers - including the analysts at Flurry - say that changes are apparent, particularly with regard to criteria used to elevate app rankings.

    Based on the apparent revisions, it now seems as though ...
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    by Published on 04-19-2011 10:38 AM

    Tinhte, the people who have previously shown off many Apple prototypes, including a test iPhone 4, a MacBook prior to refresh, and a pic of an iPod touch with a camera, well before any of these were announced officially by Apple, are at it again, this time sporting a white iPhone that they say is running a "test version" of iOS.

    If this is in fact the iPhone 5, it sure it looks a lot like ...