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Apple Using Sony Cameras In iPhone 5? Preposterous.

Posted on 04/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

An analyst with Oppenheimer & Co says that, converse to the claim’s being made about Sony providing 8MP camera modules for the iPhone 5 (which we reported on just earlier today!), Apple will remain with their original supplier, OmniVision. Yair…

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Armed robber shot dead at San Diego area Apple Store

Posted on 04/04/2011 by James Britton

Articles left behind by suspects in custody of Otay Ranch Apple Store shooting

Shocking news out of San Diego, California area today. The Otay Ranch Apple Store in Chula Vista was robbed this morning just before 7 am in a “smash and grab” attempt gone awry. Two of the three suspects are in…

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Next iPod Nano To Regain Camera?

Posted on 04/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

If reports on the matter are to be believed, then the next iPod Nano, while keeping it’s current watch-like form factor, may be regaining the video camera added to the 5th generation.

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iOS Still Leading (By Far) In Web Usage, App Store Growth

Posted on 04/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Research and SEO firm ROI365 has unleashed an intriguing report – despite regular claims that Android has surpassed the iPhone 4 in both user base and growth, it has in fact been far outpaced by Apple’s iOS, which he attributes to the growth of the iPad.

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AT&T Raises iPhone, Smartphone Prices. Nobody Is Surprised.

Posted on 04/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

According to a report from AndroidCentral, the above screenshot is from AT&T’s corporate database, and indicates the prices that customers pay for upgrading their phones ahead of schedule. The prices for both the iPhone and other smartphones have increased significantly.

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Roundup Of This Week’s Apple News

Posted on 02/04/2011 by Cormac Moylan

A weekly wrap up of all the Apple news that made the news. Brian Tong takes us through rumors of the iPhone 5, Amazon Cloud, WWDC, 3D Camera rumors, and more.. Check out the video inside.

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Arkansas getting an Apple Store?

Posted on 01/04/2011 by James Britton

Map of Apple Store blackout zone

It could be another false start, but ifoAppleStore is reporting that Apple is planning a new store to be opened this autumn in the Promenade at Chenal mall in Little Rock, Arkansas – the first in that state.

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Now Available: Angry Birds Pork Rinds!

Posted on 01/04/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Are you addicted to Angry Birds, but wanting more out of your life than just games? Now ThinkGeek and Rovio have teemed up to make Angry Birds snack products – introducing Angry Birds Pork Rinds – Tasty, fried, delicately seasoned green pig flesh.

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Happy 35th Birthday, Apple!

Posted on 01/04/2011 by James Britton

No foolin’, 35 years ago on April 1, 1976 Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne formed Apple Computer to sell the Apple I personal computer kit to the Homebrew Computer Club. Thanks for spawning our favorite computer, now gadget,…

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Playmobil Launches Apple Store Playset

Posted on 01/04/2011 by Cormac Moylan

PlayMobile are “introducing an insanely great toy for a brand new generation of humans”. Yes, it’s a toy version of an Apple Store, or an iStore. Pretty cool stuff.

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British MP Uses iPad To Deliver Speech In Parliament

Posted on 31/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

The iPad is becoming ever more an icon of the times, with key political figures, doctors, creative professionals, and of course the everyman commonly using them for a variety of purposes. Now a British MP has even used one to deliver a speech in Parliament.

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Chicago Woman Killed In iPhone Robbery

Posted on 30/03/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

The Chicago Tribune reports that a robber, fleeing after having stolen an iPhone from an L-train commuter, pushed a 68-year-old woman down a flight of stairs. The woman later died from injuries resulting from this attack.

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WWDC Tickets Selling On eBay For Up To $4,499

Posted on 30/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

WWDC sold out in under 24 hours but you can still pick up tickets if you venture over to eBay and are prepared to pay over the odds for your ticket. The priciest auction we have come across has a Buy It Now of $4,499 but the seller seems to think it’s a steal at that price.

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iPods, iPads, iPhones Powered By Your Heartbeat: The Future.

Posted on 30/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Scientists are hopeful that nanotechnology will result in electronic devices that no longer require cables to charge. Instead, tiny movements in your body or even your beating heart will be enough to generate the necessary power to charge your device.

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Did Apple Send A Covert Opp Into The Jailbreak Community?

Posted on 30/03/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Jailbreak developer Comex has a sneaky suspicion that Apple may have deployed spies, or possibly even coaxed an existing Jailbreaker to act as a rat. The hacker behind JailbreakMe and Spirit believes that it is too much of a coincidence that Apple patched an exploit in iOS 4.3.1 that they were just about to use as a doorway to Jailbreak iOS 4.3.1.

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