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Change Your iPhone/iPod touch Icons Without Jailbreaking





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If you’re interested in theming your iPhone/iPod touch, but don’t want to jailbreak your device, there is now a solution. Using iPhone Explorer, you can now change an app’s icon to something you like better. Best of all, the software is free!


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Apple Granted Patent For iDevice Which Recognizes Users’ Hands



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As Engadget reports, Apple has recently been granted a patent for a pretty clever concept. It’s a “handheld device” which can recognize different users just from the way they hold it. Once the device knows its user’s identity, it can then personalize button areas that match whichever fanboy is currently gripping it.


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Monday, September 27th, 2010. 15:34

Apple Patents: iPad with Landscape Docking, Smart Bezel Feature



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Patently Apple does what they do and this morning they uncovered some patents that provide a peak into the future of the iPad. The first is a second 30-pin dock connector port on the left side of the iPad for landscape/horizontal docking.


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Monday, September 27th, 2010. 15:09

Apple releases iTunes 10.0.1, gives Ping a boost



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iTunes 10.0.1 makes it easier to share your favorite music with your friends on Ping. You can now Like or Post about music right from your iTunes library. You can also easily see the recent activity of a selected artist in your library, or of all artists and friends you follow on Ping using the new Ping Sidebar.


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Monday, September 27th, 2010. 13:39

Phone 4 hits UAE and Qatar, but without FaceTime installed



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The iPhone 4 launched this weekend in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, but buyers wound up with a surprise -- their handset's front-facing cameras couldn't do FaceTime. Carriers are blaming Apple for the missing feature, and spokespersons from both Etisalat and Vodafone say they're speaking to Cupertino about reinstating FaceTime post-haste; It was reportedly advertised on Middle Eastern versions of Apple's iPhone website until around September 20th, when all references to FaceTime were removed. TUAW reports that some UAE denizens have actually tested FaceTime on phones bought abroad and found it working just fine, but that the functionality disappears after installing the local version of the iOS 4.1 update.




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Blood Glucose Meter For iPhone Closer Than Ever



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In the US alone, 17.9 million people suffer from diabetes. In the entire world, at least 171 million have to deal with various aspects of the disease. One such aspect involves testing one’s blood glucose level. For some time now, we’ve been hearing whispers of an iPhone connected blood glucose monitor: a device which could, quite literally, change the lives of millions.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010. 14:26

How the iPhone Helped a Blind Person See Color



"I have seen a lot of technology for the blind, and I can safely say that the iPhone represents the most revolutionary thing to happen to the blind for at least the last ten years." That's what Austin Seraphin wrote, describing the experience of using his new iPhone app Color ID. It uses the iPhone's camera, and speaks names of colors....


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Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010. 14:19

New iPhone iOS 4.2 features: contacts, messages, facetime, youtube, preferences and other enhancements



Site 9to5mac published several interesting photos of new features found in iOS 4.2 for iPhone. Let's take a look:

Assign text message tone to individual contacts:
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Enhanced sound preferences:
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Friday, September 17th, 2010. 19:23

How to Enable HDR Photography on Your iPhone 3GS



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Apple's iOS 4.1 update brought HDR photography to the iPhone 4 but left out the iPhone 3GS. Here are two ways to add HDR photography to your unsupported device.


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iProd2,1 Confirmed to Be New Apple TV, Not Next-Generation iPad



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Configuration files within the new iOS 4.2 beta reveal that Apple's "iProd2,1" device that had been spotted in earlier iOS versions and presumed to be the next-generation iPad is actually the company's forthcoming Apple TV revision.


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Apple's iOS 4.2 for iPad and iPhone: Summary



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Apple on Wednesday dished out the first external betas of iOS 4.2, which will deliver multi-tasking, folders and threaded mail. However, AppleInsider has also discovered a handful of more subtle refinements:


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iPhone 4 vs iPod Touch 4 Comparison Videos



This week the letemsvetemapplem.eu posted a couple of videos, which compare the iPhone 4 and fourth-generation iPod touch, as well as the iPhone 3GS and iPad. The iPhone 4, latest iPod touch and iPad all sport Apple's custom A4 processor, though the iPhone 4 has twice the RAM as the 256MB found in the iPod touch and iPad.


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Video: iOS 4.2 on the iPad from Engadget



We've already showed you a video of iOS 4.2 on the iPad. Here is another one from Engadget:

The addition of multitasking, folders, and big improvements in mail (amongst other things) finally make the device feel more like a computer and less like a gigantic iPhone.

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Thursday, September 16th, 2010. 0:34

Video: iOS 4.2 on the iPad



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AppAdvice posted a quick video walk-through of the first beta of iOS 4.2 for iPad, which was released just a few hours ago. The primary feature shown off is multitasking. The iPad users will be able view 7 applications in the multitasking tray in landscape mode and 6 apps in portrait mode.

The other additions are:

  • The external switch is acting as a mute switch again.
  • Users can create folders (containing up to 20 apps).
  • You can activate AirPlay from the photo app (to stream photos to the new Apple TV).

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Photos of iOS 4.2 on the iPad



Below you will find the official pictures of iOS 4.2 on the iPad from Apple:


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Thursday, September 16th, 2010. 0:12