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  • News: Apple calms concerns over volume Lion upgrades

    Apple has spelled out how education and corporate customers can upgrade Macs to Lion next month.

  • News: Adobe Flash Builder 4.5 and Flex 4.5 updates released

    Adobe has announced the release of updates to Adobe Flash Builder and Flex to enable developers to build applications for the iPhone, iPad and BlackBerry PlayBook on a single platform.

  • News: Apple Delays MacBook Update, Waits for Lion

    Apple is sitting on at least one refresh of its Mac notebook line, waiting for the new version of its operating system to be released in July.

  • News: Five new things your Mac can do with Lion

    No, there may not be any sweeping sunrises or Elton John songs to show us the way, but nevertheless: Lion is coming. To prepare us for the changes ahead, Apple has posted a big summary on its website listing all of the more than 250 new features present in this version of OS X—but let’s be reasonable: As excited as you might be, you don’t have time to read up on every single one. Instead, let us do the work for you, and highlight some of the coolest new tricks your Mac will be able to turn in Lion.

  • News: Top Web sites have an iPad preference

    The top 500 Web sites are catering more to the iPad than they are to Android tablets, according to tests by Blaze Software.

  • Opinion: Facebook's Secret Projects Outed: Meet Project Spartan

    Facebook is getting its mobile game on. The social network is reportedly nearing the release of a bevy of impressive apps that will transform the social network into a mobile-savvy company. On deck is reportedly a geolocation photo swapping app and a new HTML5-based mobile platform called Project Spartan.

  • News: iPhone 5 edge-to-edge screen confirmed?

    Has an app developer inadvertently given away the fact that the next-generation iPhone will have an edge-to-edge display?

  • News: BBC creating iOS app for reporters

    The BBC is creating an iOS app that will allow its reporters to upload photographs and video and even report live from their iPhone.

  • News: Tablets outsell PCs on eBay UK

    Tablets, such as the market-leading Apple iPad, now outsell traditional desktop PCs on eBay.

  • News: Boom! Steve Jobs now comic book superhero

    Steve Jobs, Apple CEO, is being turned into a visionary superhero in a new comic book.

  • Opinion: Nokia Wins Patent War with Apple--You're Next Android

    Don't put any dirt on Nokia's coffin just yet--the company still has some life in it. A victory in its patent war with Apple means a new revenue stream for Nokia, and a stronger position to enforce its patent portfolio with other mobile device makers.

  • Opinion: Snap Photos With Your iPhone Headset In iOS 5

    One of the 200+ new features in Apple's upcoming iOS5 is the ability to snap photos by pressing the physical volume up button. This was formerly a hidden feature in the Camera+ app by developer tap tap tap and was cause for the app's removal from the App Store for violating Apple's Human Interface Guidelines. It is not clear whether Apple has actually amended the HIG or has simply made an exception for their own app. In any case, it has been a long requested feature which was welcomed with loud cheers when it was announced at WWDC last week.

  • News: Mac troubleshooting FAQ: start-up woes

    Without a doubt, the issues that cause the greatest consternation to Mac users are those that keep the computer from starting up or, if the computer deigns to boot, that prevent the Mac from operating as it should once it eventually makes its way to the Finder. Here are common startup issues and their solutions.

  • News: Top 10 iPhone Passcodes Revealed

    There are 10,000 possible passcodes for an iPhone, yet 15 percent of users have one of the 10 most popular codes, according to app developer Daniel Amitay, whose Big Brother Camera Security app records anonymous passcode data from users.

  • News: Apple begins selling unlocked iPhone 4 to U.S. customers

    Apple on Tuesday began selling an unlocked version of the GSM iPhone 4 to U.S. customers. Until now, Apple's only sold carrier-locked iPhones here, with separate AT&T and Verizon editions of the handset.

  • News: Apple's Unlocked iPhone 4: A Getting-Started Guide

    Consumers can now buy an unlocked GSM-compatible iPhone 4 directly from Apple starting at $650. Apple sells unlocked iPhones in other parts of the world, most notably Europe, but this is the first time an unlocked iPhone is available to U.S. users. In early 2010, Apple started selling iPhones at list price, but the devices were still locked to AT&T.

  • News: Wanted: MacBook Air with Backlit Keyboard

    Volume is growing that Apple will unveil a new model of its ultra-slim MacBook Air laptop in the coming weeks.

  • News: OS X Lion May Support Nuance

    Last month we heard that Apple was negotiating with Nuance to bring voice recognition to iOS 5. Looks like that partnership may have formed, as hints of Nuance's voice recognition software were reportedly found in OS X Lion and the latest internal iOS build.

  • News: Report: Apple iPhone 5 to launch in September

    According to 9to5Mac, Apple will launch the iPhone 5 in September. The site references "a previously accurate Apple source" as saying that the next-generation Apple iPhone will launch in three months and will include speech-recognition capabilities from Nuance, but won't include some of the features that have been rumoured.

  • News: Unlocked iPhone 4 Coming this Week? Sounds Good to Me

    Rumor has it Apple will start selling unlocked iPhone 4s in the U.S. starting Wednesday. It's unknown how much the alleged unlocked iPhones would cost, or what networks would run on. For those unfamiliar, selling unlocked iPhones is common outside the U.S., so the move would not be unprecedented.



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