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AT&T Shared Data Plans to Launch on August 23

Posted on 06/08/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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After announcing their shared data plans last month, AT&T announced this morning that the plans will officially launch on August 23rd, allowing users to share pools of data between multiple devices.


Sir Jony Ive: Working At Apple Near Bankruptcy Was ‘Extraordinarily Painful’

Posted on 06/08/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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Jony Ive has spoken to the media many times over the past few months, but this latest interview with T3 is perhaps the most interesting one of all. He reveals that the experience of working at Apple when it was near bankruptcy was ‘extraordinarily painful but remarkably educational’.


Apple Releases iOS 6 Beta 4 to Developers

Posted on 06/08/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple has rolled out the fourth beta of their forthcoming iOS 6 firmware to developers this morning. The beta is available both over the air on devices with previous iOS 6 betas, as well as for direct download through the Apple developer portal.


Apple Support Grants Hacker Access to a User’s iCloud Account

Posted on 06/08/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Wired writer Mat Honan shared a real-life horror story about how his iCloud account was compromised, giving the hacker access to all of his data, and resulting in his iPhone, iPad, and MacBook Air being remotely wiped.


Nuance Nina: A Powerful Virtual Assistant for iOS Apps

Posted on 06/08/2012 by Chris Hauk


If you’re like me, your fat thumbs may not have a problem doing emails and text messages, (thank you autocorrect). But when it comes to entering passwords, well… Now Nuance has released a new software platform that promises to allow developers to authenticate a user by the sound of their voice.


Supposed ‘iPhone 5’ Nano-SIM Tray Appears in Leaked Photos

Posted on 06/08/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following the approval of Apple’s nano-SIM earlier this year, and rumors that the standard would be used in Apple’s next iPhone, new images showing a supposed nano-SIM tray for Apple’s next iPhone have surfaced online.


Bubblescope: Take 360 Degree Panoramas On Your iPhone With This Awesome Accessory

Posted on 06/08/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill


Full 360 degree panoramas are awesome if done correctly, but until now nobody has offered a proper way to create them with an iPhone. However BubblePix has created the Bubblescope, a neat accessory that you attach your iPhone to take panoramas (even in video) using the free Bubblepix app.


Apple in Talks to Aquire Pinterest Competitor ‘The Fancy’

Posted on 06/08/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple may be considering acquiring e-commerce social network The Fancy – a Pinterest-like site where users can “fancy” various products, and then receive the option to purchase those items, often at discounted prices.


Review: Cartoon Defense: Space Wars – Tower Defense Goes Intergalactic

Posted on 04/08/2012 by Ian Fuchs


It has been speculated for years that one day the planet may come under attack from space invaders. Cartoon Defense: Space Wars plays off those speculations in a tower defense and simple strategy game for iPhone and iPod Touch. Your mission is simple, fend off attacking ships and other enemies, and keep your planet intact.


Wallpaper Weekends: The London Olympic Stadium

Posted on 04/08/2012 by Jim Gresham


In celebration of the London Olympics we present an excellent sunset shot of the Olympic Stadium in London. With the Stadium in the foreground, the beautiful city of London sprawls to the skyline.


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