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  • News: iPhone exceeds Sprint's expectations

    The Apple iPhone is attracting more new subscribers than expected to Sprint Nextel, and it will probably ease rather than worsen congestion on the carrier's 3G network, Sprint executives said as they announced third-quarter results on Wednesday.

  • News: Delete Steve Jobs iBook and download new version, customers told

    Some customers who have bought Walter Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs have received emails asking them to delete the original and download a new version.

  • News: iPad 3 with smaller dock connector coming in March 2012 - report

    A report from Japan suggests that the iPad 3 will come out in March 2012 and have a smaller dock connector than its predecessors.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Attributable to human error

    Renewed rumors over Apple's mythical TV, pesky iPads draining hotel Wi-Fi, and a rather sinister-looking docking station for your iPhone 4S: The remainders for Tuesday, October 25, 2011 are putting themselves to the fullest possible use.

  • News: JetBrains adds IDE for Apple iOS, Mac OS X development

    Developers can build Objective-C apps and deliver Xcode-compliant projects, keeping them on the right side of Apple's development restrictions

  • News: Change application categories in Lion

    In Lion's Finder, you can group files, folders, and applications in a variety of ways--by name or date last opened, for example, or, in the case of applications only, by application category. (View -> Arrange By -> Application Category.) Unfortunately, OS X lumps many apps into a catch-all Other category. Even when it does categorize an app more specifically, you might disagree with that categorization: For example, Amazon classifies the Kindle app as Reference, but I consider it Entertainment. Hints reader sd figured out how to change or add categories to applications yourself.

  • News: A BlackBerry user's first impressions of his new iPhone 4S

    I've been a BlackBerry user for years but finally decided I needed a device that provided a better Web browsing experience so just made the leap to an Apple iPhone 4S and thought I'd share some impressions.

  • News: Hacking Apple's Siri: Not So Easy

    Hackers looking to port Apple's Siri digital assistant to iOS devices other than the iPhone 4S claim to have a rudimentary version of Siri running on the original iPad. Twitter user Jackoplane recently posted screenshots online showing Siri fully integrated into the iPad's operating system. The only problems is Siri can't do much on the iPad right now since most of Siri's processing takes place on Apple servers. Similar to the version of Siri on the iPhone 4 that hacker Steve Troughton-Smith had up and running earlier in October, the iPad doesn't appear to be able to interface with Apple's servers.

  • News: What Makes Siri Special?

    If you ask Siri, the virtual personal assistant on the iPhone 4S, why it's so great, it answers with disarming humility: "I am what I am."

  • News: Commonwealth Bank brings NFC payments to iPhone

    The Commonwealth Bank has unveiled a new banking application for Apple iPhones that allows users to wirelessly pay for goods and services using NFC (Near Field Communication) technology.

  • News: Apple 'will struggle to stay ahead without Jobs' - IHS iSuppli

    Apple could struggle to maintain its advantage over its competitors without Steve Jobs' vision and management skills, according to analysts at IHS iSuppli.

  • News: MacBook Pro Video Update addresses freezes and other issues

    Apple on Monday released MacBook Pro Video Update 1.0, a patch specifically for problems afflicting the 15-inch, Mid-2010 MacBook Pro model.

  • News: Best iPhone apps: Five free Halloween apps

    The nights are getting longer, there's a chill in the air and the clocks are set to go back this coming weekend – Autumn has definitely set in.

  • News: How to find Mail messages in Lion

    Email providers such as Gmail and iCloud make it easy to store your old messages by the thousands, but finding one of those messages in your desktop email program is sometimes tricky. The Lion version of Apple Mail includes useful new search features, but also adds complexity and confusion to the process of finding messages. You can locate the messages you want, quickly and easily, by following some simple steps and learning a few pro tricks.

  • News: MacBook Pro range quietly upgraded

    Apple has quietly upgraded the processor, hard disk and graphics capabilities of the MacBook Pro range.

  • News: Steve Jobs bio debuts at No. 1 spot on bestseller lists

    The biography of Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs debuted today at the top of both Amazon's and Barnes & Nobles' bestseller lists.

  • News: Apple quietly bumps MacBook Pro processors, graphics

    Softly, softly—Apple on Monday quietly updated its MacBook Pro line, bringing ever-so-slight bumps to processor speeds, as well as larger hard drives and a new high-end graphics card. Prices remain unchanged across the line-up.

  • News: Running Windows on a Mac, part 3: The complete how-to

    This third installment of my series "Running Windows on a Mac" doesn't focus on performance issues or what you can expect anymore, it's all about how to get Windows 7 running on your Mac. And since Windows 8 Developer Preview was just released a few weeks ago, it made sense to include this as well to spare you the early adopter pains I had.

  • News: Complete guide to FileVault 2 in Lion

    Encrypting your Mac's entire hard drive--making it unreadable to anyone who doesn't have the correct encryption key (a sort of software passcode)--is a perfectly marvelous idea to maintain the privacy of your data. However, Full Disk Encryption (FDE) should meet three criteria. First, you shouldn't have to manage a single setting--the encryption processes should be invisible and seamless while you use your computer. Second, the encryption has to be impregnable to unauthorized access. Third, using encryption should not slow down the computer's normal functions.

  • News: Steve Jobs wanted to 'destroy' Android

    According to Steve Jobs' official biographer, Jobs wanted to destroy Android for its 'grand theft' of the iOS operating system.



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