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iOS 4.1 Coming Out on September 8?





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Steve Jobs and the main US version of Apple.com reveal that iOS 4.1. for iPod touch and iPhone will be released sometime “next week”, but Apple.com/uk has actually claimed that the date is September 8, Wednesday.

Download the iOS 4.1 Software Update. Available on 8 September.

Is it an accident, a mistake or the actual truth? We are sure to find out in a couple of days!




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Written by SimplyMax

Monday, September 6th, 2010. 1:12

Mophie Juice Pack Air to Double Your iPhone 4 battery



mophie-juice-pack-air-mophie-juice-pack-air-iphone-4-engadgetHave you been waiting for the upcoming Mophie Juice Pack for iPhone 4 for a long time? You are not alone. It became known that this device will be available for $ 79 next week. We even managed to get firsthand information that claims that the prototype looks and feels quite hard, considering the fact that the device can double the non-removable battery of your iPhone. Juice Pack Air is a USB charge that easily syncs with iTunes. It has an integrated 4 LED charging status, as well as a backup switch, which disables the charge, making its appendage a very attractive (though it is quite heavy featuring the 1500mAh battery), easily-controlled case. So now you know all about it.




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Written by bbagira

Saturday, September 4th, 2010. 20:37

Showtime Listings at Apple's Movie Trailer Site



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Apple’s movie trailer website now has listings of showtimes for cinemas in your area using the system of geo-location.


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Written by SimplyMax

Saturday, September 4th, 2010. 2:24

New iPod touch 4G and iPod nano 6G Commercials Released



iPodtouch1Early in the morning Apple has updated its entire line of iPods for fall 2010, thereby providing iPod touch with the same characteristics as iPhone 4 has. iPod nano will get multi-touch screen, and iPod shuffle - buttons.

Apple has already released new commercials: one for iPod nano and another one for iPod touch. These commercials show major innovations for iPod that were introduced during its development.
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Official Twitter for iPad Application is Now Available!



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Finally, we’ve got an official Twitter client for the iPad! It seems to be the most complete version of Twitter client for such devices. Its main characteristics can be found on the official Twitter website.

Panes: When you click on the Tweet, the panel on the right side opens. Depending on the content of the Tweet, you'll see video, photo, news, or even a Tweet.

Media: When you click on the video link or open the website with embedded video, you can watch the video in the text. You can also click on video to watch it in full screen mode.

Gestures: You can click on the Tweet and quickly view information about the author to leave a response or retweet.

No need to register: You don’t have to register to start using Twitter for iPad. You can also search for the latest news and enjoy watching it. Register at any time to create your own timetable and start tweeting.

Twitter for the iPad can easily be found in the App Store. Use the link below.

Get Twitter for iPad here [link iTunes]




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Thursday, September 2nd, 2010. 13:11

Apple event live blog (finished)




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Apple's Special Event - What Can We Expect?



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Apple’s Special Event kicks off tomorrow, on Wednesday at 10 a.m. Pacific Time. This annual media event usually focuses on the iPod line, but recent rumors suggest that there might be other topics covered as well. Let’s see a brief summary of what we might expect tomorrow.


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Researchers create pixels eight times smaller than the Retina Display



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Researchers at the University of Michigan have created a display with nanometer-thin sheets of metal (called nanoresonators) that use slits to create pixels eight times smaller than the pixels currently on the iPhone 4. To show off their work, the University of Michigan researchers created their school's logo on a display only 9 microns tall (a strand of human hair is about 100 microns wide).

Crazy. You have to wonder what an iPhone-sized display would look like with a resolution like that (or if we'd even tell the difference, given that our eyes have a limit on the amount of detail they can discern). Obviously, such  display would probably cost a lot more than the iPhone 4 actually does.




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Tuesday, August 31st, 2010. 14:41

Apple to Double iTunes Preview Song Lengths?



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iTunes users will be able to sample a minute of a song before purchasing. Currently, iTunes song samples are limited to 30 seconds.

The report said that the addition of more sample time is one of a number of expected changes to iTunes, aimed at helping users discover music. It is rumored that Apple will spend "a large part" of its 1st September  special event detailing how the new iTunes improves the user experience. But Apple is not expected to introduce a cloud-based iTunes service, which would allow users to stream music to devices such as the iPhone.




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Tuesday, August 31st, 2010. 13:40

Unreal Photos with iPhone!



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The two pictures of airplane propellers seem absolutely unreal. Yet, it is no Photoshop – just the iPhone and its Rolling Shutter Effect.

The photos were made by Soren Ragsdale and Jason Mullins, and they represent the iPhone’s way of image acquisition.


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Written by SimplyMax

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010. 1:15

2.8-inch iPod touch for $99!



image-1According to iLounge, at this week’s event Apple is planning to unveil its new 2.8-inch iPod touch sporting the same resolution as latest versions of the device. It is said that the current Nano’s screen is a bit smaller, only 2.4 inches. At the same time it is running on the same processor (although it has less RAM).

The idea is pretty good, because it will help fill the gap between your Nano and Shuffle devices.

Some users believe that they would have difficulties in typing on 2.8-inch iPod touch, but we are sure that kids will really appreciate it. And the price is pretty funny, right?

Yet it is a very interesting concept. Just imagine Wi-Fi, web browser, email, 250, 000 applications from the App Store, maps, videos, photos and much more for $ 100 dollars. Is it tempting?




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iPad shipping time has gone down to 24h



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Both iPad Wi-Fi + 3G and iPad Wi-Fi can now be shipped in 24 hours, as is listed at Apple’s online store. And it concerns not just the US but also international stores in the UK and Canada.

Ever since its launch, the supplies of Apple’s new device, proclaimed “magical and revolutionary”, have been very low. This lead to delays in rollouts and rumors said that the reason was the IPS panels which just couldn’t be produced fast enough for the demand.

Either the demand slowed, or the production finally rose. We’ll find that out with the next quarter’s results.




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Written by SimplyMax

Monday, August 30th, 2010. 1:19

250,000 applications at App Store



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2 years and 49 days after it was opened, the US App Store has passed the milestone of 250,000 applications. According to the chart, the largest categories are Books, with 17% of all applications; Games with 14% and Entertainment with 11%.

Recently Royal Pingdom determined that 70% of all App Store applications are paid. At the same time, 64% of the Android Marketplace are free.

These statistics are likely to be discussed further on September 1st at Apple’s Special Event.




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Monday, August 30th, 2010. 1:17

Posters for Apple's Special Event



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The Yerba Buena is full of preparations for Apple’s upcoming Special Event for the media on September 1st. Now the huge banner proudly shows the same Apple guitar that was printed on the invitations sent earlier this week.

The image has given rise to much speculation in the Internet community, and now there are rumors that Apple is going to be releasing new Apple TV with rental services, new iPods and many other devices.

We’ll know it all on September 1st at 10 am Pacific Time!




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Saturday, August 28th, 2010. 1:23

Apple seeds third Mac OS X 10.6.5 beta



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Apple on Thursday seeded with developers the third beta of Mac OS X 10.6.5, its latest security and maintenance update for Snow Leopard, with just one known issue.People familiar with the latest build, reportedly known as 10H531, said the lone issue is associated with VMware. Having it installed can cause USB devices to not work when the Mac is awoken from sleep mode.

Those same people said Apple has asked developers to focus on a few key areas for the latest beta, including iCal, Mail, USB Devices, QuickTime, Time Machine and 3D graphics. The delta update is said to be a 557MB download.




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