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    by Published on 04-13-2011 10:25 AM

    I know, I know. We've heard a whole lot of talk about Apple investing in cloud-based services - or "digital lockers" - in the "very near future." To date, nothing has manifested. But an interesting set of new job openings posted on Apple's corporate website suggest that there's reason to keep hope alive for these long-rumored cloud based services.

    Apple is looking to augment is Cupertino team ...
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    by Published on 04-13-2011 09:30 AM

    Apple may be moving at a much faster pace than originally anticipated with the company's long expected but still un-confirmed newest project - an Internet-connected high-def flat screen television set. According to the latest reports, this rumored high-end product could debut as soon as late 2011.

    Ticonderoga Securities Brian White said this week that Apple is poised to jump into the $100 ...
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    by Published on 04-12-2011 10:01 PM

    The many rumors have in fact turned out to be true. Apple took the stage at the NAB trade show in Las Vegas, a conference dedicated to digital video professionals, and demoed the newest version of Final Cut Pro, titled Final Cut Pro X.

    Apple made sure to mention that Final Cut Pro X has been "rebuilt from the ground up" in order to ship with 64-bit support. That means this will be the first version ...
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    by Published on 04-12-2011 12:06 PM

    The tax man may be coming for US consumers of digital content and other goods purchased online. US Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) is taking direct aim at the likes of iTunes and Amazon in an effort that could force them to begin collecting local sales tax on all online transactions.

    Durbin, the second longest serving Democrat in the US Senate, isn't dishing many details on the proposal for ...
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    by Published on 04-12-2011 10:37 AM

    We received a tip from a reader this morning about a supposed glitch involving the very popular New York Times Times iOS app. According to the source, the app allows articles to be read without a subscription. Sounds too good to be true? Here's what we can tell you based on the tip:

    Thanks in part to this glitch, users can indeed read articles without a subscription by taking ...
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    by Published on 04-11-2011 05:20 PM

    The jailbreak community is getting an opportunity to make interactions with fellow modders and hackers considerably more local and personal. MMi is leading the charge behind "Jailbreak Meetups," a new initiative that helps provide unique occasions for members of our increasingly expansive community to connect.

    From Tampa, Florida and New York City, to Valparaiso, Indiana and Everett, ...
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    by Published on 04-11-2011 04:32 PM

    Reports have been trickling in the last few hours via my email, IMs, etc that there is a new remote unlocking via IMEI available for all GSM iPhones. There have been a few forum goers mention they can do it, which seems a bit shady (no actual business, no way to get money back other than trust, etc). By far the most reputable we've seen though is Negri Electronics, whom we've known for years. They've been selling unlocked phones for years, and are trustworthy ...
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    by Published on 04-11-2011 11:15 AM

    The saga of Geohot and Sony is now behind us. As the out-of-nowhere headlines today reveal, infamous iDevice and PS3 hacker George "GeoHot" Hotz and Sony have apparently patched things up. In fact, the two warring parties are coming to terms with their recent high-profile legal grudge match and settling matters peacefully.

    Moments ago, Sony and Geohot released a joint statement heralding a conclusion to the courtroom showdown ...
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    by Published on 04-11-2011 08:44 AM

    On Monday, the world learned that Apple's iPhone 4 is about to make a major splash in one of the world's largest and most rapidly expanding mobile phone communities on the planet - the nation of India. According to the Wall Street Journal, two prominent telecommunication service providers in India say the iPhone 4 will be introduced on their networks "in the coming months."

    The news comes ...
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    by Published on 04-11-2011 07:02 AM

    Apple CEO Steve Jobs has finally agreed to participate in something he has shunned for the length of his storied career. He's participating in a new - but authorized - book about his life, accomplishments, and legacy. The announcement came Sunday evening from publisher Simon & Schuster.

    The authorized biography on Steve Jobs will be released early next year and deliver a previously unheard ...
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    by Published on 04-10-2011 08:59 PM
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    We reported that AT&T was cracking down on tethering 3 weeks ago, and it looks like they're up to it again. Based on forum comments, we've summarized what we're seeing from AT&T.

    The first round appeared to be users on AT&T unlimited data plans that used more than 10GB of data in March. The latest round appears to be similar users using more than 5GB in March. It appears AT&T is on a data witch hunt. We've seen the message ...
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    by Published on 04-10-2011 07:31 PM

    Rumor has it that top PR executives from Activision and Nintendo are heading over to Apple according to a new report coming out of MVC. Apple clearly intends to focus more attention on the merits of iOS gaming with these new hires.

    Rob Saunders, the head of PR at Nintendo UK, will shortly be joining Apple to focus on PR for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Saunders has had a hand in some ...