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Tablet Rumours: Apple snubs Intel, may have huge learning curve

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RUMOUR MILL: With the coverage of CES, we don’t want to forget about the Apple rumours. The Rumour Mill is abuzz with news that Intel has been snubbed by Apple as it has decided to use its own chips to power its own tablet. That’s coming from an analyst from Northeast Securities, via TheStreet.com, based on conversations with partners that were manufacturing the tablet. The chip has been designed by [...]

Breaking: No more iPhone Sales? AT&T can do that.

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News just in – it appears the AT&T have suspended sales of the iPhone in NYC. Why? That is still to be resolved but it appears that the AT&T employees have gone ‘rogue’ concerning online and in-store sales. According to Engadget: “…all we’ve heard so far is the charmingly generic "We periodically modify our promotions and distribution channels." Way to quell a fire with the gasoline of ambiguity, friends.” Check [...]

Rumour: Apple books venue for event in January?

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RUMOUR MILL: As Oliver Twist said, “Please, sir, I want some more.” And here you go; have some more Apple rumours as an early Christmas present from us. Apple is apparently planning to hold an event at the Yerba Buena Centre for the Arts in San Francisco on January 26 next year, according to the Financial Times. Rumour also has it that this could be the place where they could [...]

Rumours: Apple 50 to 100 percent likely to release a tablet in 2010

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RUMOUR MILL: Stop the presses! Is the Apple Tablet really coming!? Well, according to rumours, Apple is set to demo a working 7-inch and a 10-inch tablet running iPhone applications in January. Don’t get your hopes up just yet, however, as the tablet will not likely go on sale on that date, but sometime later to give more time to developers to build apps to work on both the iPhone/iPod [...]

Rumour: CBS and Disney consider subscription service with Apple

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RUMOUR MILL: CBS Corporation, the owner of CBS and owns 50% of the CW, and Walt Disney, which owns such channels like ABC and ESPN, are considering a move with Apple that could take on the cable and satellite TV industry by offering a subscription service, according to the Wall Street Journal, talking to “people familiar with the matter”. Walt Disney is expected to become part of the service as [...]

Holiday Deal: iPod Nano for $169

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Since Christmas is nearly upon us, we decided to go and introduce a new segment that will bring attention to deals that could save you some money while giving a great present to put under that Christmas Tree. Today’s deal comes from K-Mart, where they are selling the 8GB model of the iPod nano for $169 – a $30 price drop from the RRP of $199. The 16GB version also [...]

Telstra CEO confirms iPhone tethering coming soon

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Since the launch of iPhone OS 3.0, only Optus, Vodafone and 3 have offered tethering, allowing an iPhone owner to connect their computer to the internet via the iPhone’s 3G connection. Now, Telstra iPhone customers are no longer left in the dark, as CEO David Thodey has confirmed that they are working with Apple to bring this feature to their network. “We are listening to our customers [about tethering],” he [...]

Rumour: Apple Tablet gets OLED, delayed until Q2 2010

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RUMOUR MILL: More rumours from the land of Apple today, as a new report from the Taiwanese technology news site DigiTimes reports that the new rumoured Apple Tablet will come in two models, one with an OLED screen and another with a LCD screen. The OLED model, which will be 9.7-inches in diameter, will come from LG Display – thanks to a five-year US$500 million contract with Apple – and [...]

MacHeist nanoBundle – 6 free apps

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Thats right – there is a MacHeist going on. There are currently six apps for Mac OS X going for free, with complete serials. The total combined value is $150 USD. This is a completely legitimate sites and provides the following apps: ShoveBox – sells for $24.95 USD. Simple application that lets you organise, save and sync tidbits and jots of info. WriteRoom – sells for $24.95 USD. Distraction free, [...]

Guess what, Steve Jobs is the CEO of the decade

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Steve Jobs – owner of Apple, largest shareholder in Disney and now the CEO of the Decade? Well, that is what Fortune Magazine claims; and that might not be farfetched as it sounds. Steve Jobs returned to Apple in the 1990s after leaving Apple in the 1980s and transformed the Cupertino-based company around to become a powerful technology company – heck, their share price is beating Microsoft. Under Jobs’ helm, [...]

New hardware from Cupertino? Possibly.

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Swirling around the interwebs is a lot of noise about Apple Inc. updating it’s iMac, Mac Mini and other various hardware tomorrow sometime [ Tuesday Californian time ]. Such updates include: – Redesigned plastic MacBooks – Redesigned “impressive” iMacs – Mac mini updates, including one based on Mac OS X Server – Multi-touch “Magic Mouse” – A multi-touch “trackpad gadget” for desktop Macs We’ll keep you up-to-date with any new [...]

Bug in Snow Leopard can delete data

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New reports on Apple’s Support discussion boards are claiming that they are losing their data on their accounts if a user logs into the Mac’s Guest account – either accidentally or on purpose – and tries to log back into their regular account. Speculation is on the cause is on how Snow Leopard treats Guest accounts, which is set to delete all data when you log out from the account. [...]

Apple thinks different on Woolworths new logo, challenges trademark

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Woolworths, the largest supermarket in Australia, is currently revamping its stores with its new brand, and will replace the iconic “Safeway” brand to bring it aligned with the other supermarkets it owns across Australia. The new logo has been described by its Woolworths as a stylised “W” with a leaf on top, but Apple sees differently. Apple has decided that it will challenge Woolworths trademark application – submitted in August [...]

Guy threatens to shoot iPhone after plagued with problems

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Though the iPhone can be a wonderful device, it still can be plagued with problems, like freezing in the middle of your Monopoly or Poker game, or even browsing the internet. Turns out, however, that these problems can also make a person want to shoot a bullet through it. In Cincinnati, Donald Goodrich – a 38 yea old man – walked into his local Apple Store and apparently told an [...]

Apple tablet to be announced on January 19, shipping in May [Rumour]

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RUMOUR MILL: More rumours are out today about the much-rumoured Apple tablet, after Jeremy Horowitz at iLounge posted a list of ten brand new details about the device from their “reliable source” – including that it will be called the “iPad”. According to Horowitz, the iPad will have two different variations, one with 3G and one without; and both will have a 10.7-inch touch screen and will run on the [...]