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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 [...]

iPhone to be sold in South Korea

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South Korean telecommunication regulators have now decided to allow Apple to sell its popular iPhone in the country, which is one of the most closed and expensive regions for mobile phones, and could allow the passage other brands that did not have access to the market beforehand. South Korea will join China in being the latest to allow the iPhone to be sold. The product has been sold in most [...]

Google reveals redacted information behind Voice app rejection

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Google has now provided an explanation on why Apple rejected the application after numerous applications to read it under the Freedom of Information Act in response to Apple’s claims on why its Google Voice application was rejected, and “in the interest of transparency”. Previously, when Google, Apple and AT&T responded to an earlier FCC enquiry on why Apple rejected the Google Voice application on August 21, Google’s own letter had [...]

In Depth: iTunes’ new album format

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Ever wanted to know what is actually inside an iTunes LP or have no idea what this new album format developed by Apple is? Well, as Muse’s The Resistance hits Australian stores this week and was just recently made available to Australian customers on iTunes, we decided to bring an in depth guide on how iTunes LP actually works, and how does this change the experience of digital downloads via [...]