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    by Published on 03-27-2011 05:45 PM

    It will come as little surprise to many that Apple has reportedly sold out of the iPad 2 in most of the 25 countries that received the second generation tablet just this past Friday. According to multiple consumer reports and just as many published mainstream media investigations, the tablet was largely sold out by Saturday in almost every market in which it became available just 24 hours earlier. ...
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    by Published on 03-27-2011 12:33 PM

    The rumor mill has cranked out a big one this weekend. If sources close to Apple are indeed knowledgeable about the company's plans for the next major iOS update, iDevice users may be left waiting longer than they had initially anticipated for the newest mobile operating system refresh.

    Individuals speaking on a basis of anonymity with Tech Crunch say that iOS 5 will be released in fall ...
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    by Published on 03-26-2011 11:28 AM

    The International Trade Commission - or at least one of it's judges - appears to be on Apple's side in the case brought by Nokia, which asserts that the Cupertino, California-based iDevice maker infringed on five key Nokia patents. On Friday, a US trade panel judge ruled in favor of Apple Inc., determining in the early stages of this legal skirmish that technology used in red hot Apple products like iPhones ...
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    by Published on 03-26-2011 05:53 AM

    Cydia 1.1 is finally upon us and it’s packed with AWESOME! An update which has been discussed for months, and a topic that users have thought about almost every day. Not only are there a ton of new features bundled inside, but we also get UI updates, speed increases and an improved search function. This update adds even more functionality behind the scenes, which will allow Saurik to provide even more updates to Cydia, quicker and easier than ...
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    by Published on 03-26-2011 03:07 AM

    When Apple first previewed Mac OS X Lion last October at their "Back to Mac" media event, the planned release date was scheduled for Summer 2011. It now looks as if Apple is preparing to release the first golden master candidate version to developers in the near future. Just last month Apple released a preview version of Mac OS X Lion and now they appear to be ready to release an update to that initial release. ...
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    by Published on 03-25-2011 12:45 PM

    Moments ago, Apple released iOS 4.3.1, a relatively minuscule security and maintenance update widely anticipated to drop soon anyway for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

    Immediately following the announcement, caution was urged by the jailbreak community with regard to the update. Minutes ago, MuscleNerd tweeted: "Unlockers please stay away from today's iOS 4.3.1! Just to be extra safe, so should ...
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    by Published on 03-25-2011 12:11 PM

    If you're looking for work at Apple, this weekend may be a good time to brush up the old cover letter and resume. Apple has posted new job openings on the company's official website, two of which are turning heads in light of the iOS tweaks they seemingly foreshadow. Discovered by our friends at Apple Insider, the positions appear to indicate that Apple is planning to revamp its iOS Maps application, ...
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    by Published on 03-25-2011 10:44 AM

    Persistent speculation about a connected TV from Apple simply won't subside. On Friday, the rumor mill was taken for another whirlwind spin as Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty re-ignited those lofty suspicions in a research note to investors. As it turns out, "checks in Asia suggest Apple is working on a Smart TV prototype." The "checks" that Huberty refers to are checks with Apple's Asian component suppliers. ...
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    by Published on 03-24-2011 06:48 PM

    Among the most exciting features of this month's iOS 4.3 software update was the addition of the personal hotspot feature. This allows users to tether their devices to the 3G connection of their iPhone. Many users are reporting however, that when an iPad running iOS 4.3 is tethered to an iPhone, the iPhone also transmits its GPS coordinates. This allows iPod Touches, and Wi-Fi only iPad models (which do ...
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    by Published on 03-24-2011 04:44 PM

    With the new iPad scheduled to go on sale in twenty-five more countries tomorrow at 5:00 PM local time, a small Belgian retailer accidentally began selling the new device a bit early.

    According to the (very roughly) translated article, a small retailer called Photo Hall in Nivelles, Belgium allowed customers to purchase their iPad 2s, several hours early. The news that that the retailer was selling the ...
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    by Published on 03-24-2011 03:57 PM

    On Wednesday, four prominent US Senators: Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), and Tom Udall (D-N.M.) joined forces to send a letter expressing "grave concern" to Apple. The four lawmakers are astonished that Apple would continue to permit the downloading of applications designed to notify motorists of where police commonly patrol in search of drunk drivers.
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    by Published on 03-24-2011 01:51 PM

    An optimist sees it as a positive sign of things to come. A pessimist says its the clam before the storm. No matter how you view the new estimated shipping times for iPad 2 orders placed online, one thing is for certain. Apple is well aware of the crushing demand for the second generation tablet, and the supply faucet has been turned on full blast. And that's a very promising indication, given the big ...