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Stuck in the moment: Apple’s love for 9:42 and 9:41

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If you have ever drooled, bedazzled, imagined, fantasised or dreamed of the iPhone or iPad before it was released, you may of noticed that at Apple’s keynotes and on their website 9:41am or 9:42am keep appearing. Why is this so? Avid iPhone user and App Store Developer Jon Manning, Lead Developer of Secret Labs, put on his cap and began to follow the trail.

Hell has frozen over: Opera Mini now on iPhone

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Yes folks, you heard right. As of right now, UK and Australian Appstore goers can officially download the Opera Mini web browser for iPhone. This app approval has come with a collective sigh of disbelief as Apple has approved an app that directly competes with one of it’s native apps – Safari Mobile Browser. Who knows what the future may hold for future approvals?

Twitter to buy Tweetie – makes it free

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Twitter has made its first steps in getting an official application on the iPhone by acquiring Tweetie from Atebits, one of the popular Twitter applications for the iPhone, and will be renaming it “Twitter for the iPhone”. However, what’s even better news is that it will ditch the price of US$2.99 and make it free. With the news the beta version of the Blackberry application up in the AppWorld marketplace, […]

Apple announces WebKit2 – Chrome-like process split included

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So, thought Apple’s big iPhone OS 4 announcement would be the only thing that Apple would be revealing? Turns out, developers will be getting some more good news from Cupertino, with the announcement of WebKit2. One big announcement will be that it will have separate processes for web content – including JavaScript, HTML and the layout – to which it points out that it is similar to how Google Chrome […]

Apple reveals iPhone OS 4 – folders and multitasking included

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Apple has announced the finer details of the next version of the iPhone OS, which will include over 100 new features that will be available to iPhone and iPod touch users, alongside several improvements to other apps – including an iBooks reader and iBookstore for the iPhone and iPod touch, an improved Mail application which will allow users to see see emails from all their mail accounts. For developers, the […]

iFixit posts what’s inside the iPad

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What do you do when you have your first iPad? Crack it open and see what’s inside. Well, that’s what the guys from iFixit have done – as usual – breaking open the iPad casing to let you see what is inside the device that has many drooling over. Inside, there are two big Li-ion Polymer batteries inside taking up the space. There is a logic board that contains a […]

[Update] Is the iPad coming to Australia on April 24?

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With the  iPad being officially released on April 3 in the United States, international availability of the iPad have been on the top of other Apple fanboys’ (and fangirls – can’t forget the fangirls) lists since it was announced to be released “late April”. However, will that be on April 24? In Canada, according to iPad in Canada, the Apple stores in that country have marked that day as a […]

WSJ: New iPhone on the way, one going to Verizon?

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RUMOUR MILL: Apple is said to be developing two new iPhones to debut sometime in the Summer (Australia’s winter), including one that will be heading to Verizon Wireless, according to a new report in the Wall Street Journal. Both rumours aren’t a shock. The first isn’t that surprising – mainly because Apple updates its iPhones almost every year (and it’s nearing the one year mark since the iPhone 3GS was […]

Need a new battery for the iPad? Get a new one instead

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Reading through its battery replacement service FAQs on any Apple device might be a good idea since it tells you how much will you have to give just to replace the damn internal battery. For the iPhone, it’s as simple as sending it to Cupertino just to replace it. The iPad, however, sees something a bit different – It won’t ship out a new battery, but will replace your iPad […]

Apple releases iPad ad during Academy Awards

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Apple has published a new teaser commercial for the iPad during the Academy Awards today. The new ad basically highlights the features of the new Apple device – including watching a Star Trek film, reading an eBook from the iBooks app and working on documents with iWork. The iPad is set to launch on April 3 for the Wi-Fi model, while the 3G model will come out later in April. […]

[Update] iPad to come out on April 3 in US – “late April” for AUS release

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BREAKING NEWS: Wanting to know when the Apple iPad was going to be released? Well, now you have your answer. Apple sent out a press release today announcing that the tablet will be on sale from April 3 for the Wi-Fi models. If you want some 3G connectivity, you will have to wait until later in that month. Pre-orders start on March 12. If you’re in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, […]

Apple audit reveals child labour, underpaid employees

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An audit commissioned by Apple on its suppliers has found that three facilities had hired employees that were 15 years old in countries where the minimum age of employment is sixteen; along with eight facilities charging agency recruitment fees in excess of legal limits. While not named, it is assumed the factories that have failed in Apple’s audit were in China, the home of where most of Apple goods are […]

BBC to launch applications for BlackBerry, Android and iPhone

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The BBC has announced that it will be producing two new applications – one for its News division and another for its Sport website – for the iPhone, Android and BlackBerry platforms in a bid to rival other news organisations that offer similar applications. According to Neowin, the News and Sports apps will be released in April and June respectively; and both applications will heavily use rich content, like video […]

Who’s not happy about Flash on the iPad? Adobe!

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While reaction is mixed about the iPad – mainly on why do we actually need it and the name of the product – t has a lot of features. However, one of them is not Flash – and that has made Adobe a bit pissed off since they continuously advocating for Flash on iPhone, and it looks like it would be the same for the iPad. The lack of Adobe […]

Apple announces iPad – pricing starts at $499

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BREAKING STORY: Apple has announced the iPad, its much-rumoured Apple tablet device. It will feature a 1GHz processor dubbed the “A4”, and it is an in-house processor. The screen is not a 10-inch, but it is close to it – a LED-backlit 9.7-inch IPS display; and is only 0.5-inch in thickness and weighs only 1.5 pounds. The device will also feature Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1 and an accelerometer so you can […]