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  • News: Remains of the Day: Mystery spot

    Has the mystery of the white iPhone's delay been solved? Mayhaps. But the mystery of when the iPhone 5 will arrive is still up in the air, and the iPad is perplexing members of our government. The remainders for Wednesday, May 4, 2011 are a mystery wrapped in a riddle inside an enigma.

  • How-Tos: Dealing with iPhone duplicates

    Reader Michael Beaudoin is frustrated with an iPhone that has too much information on it. He writes:

  • News: Apple's OS X server strategy: Data centres for everyone

    Recently, Apple previewed more features that will be available in its upcoming release of Mac OS X 10.7, "Lion." We first got a glimpse of Lion at Apple's Back to the Mac event in October, when CEO Steve Jobs said that several technologies developed in Apple's iOS mobile operating system would be brought back into Mac OS X as part of Lion. Since iOS evolved from earlier versions of Mac OS X, the "back to the Mac" moniker made sense.

  • News: Smartphone Spying Reality Check

    It sounds like a B-grade movie plot: Millions of smartphone owners are being tracked by their phones. Their mobile apps are eavesdropping on them, too. And information about their whereabouts is being sold to third parties.

  • How-Tos: How to view battery usage on an Apple iPhone

    Smartphones are known for zapping their battery power pretty quickly . However, most handsets, including Apple's iPhone, offer a battery usage option that displays which services or functions of the phone are using the most battery life. Here's how to view your battery usage statistics.

  • Opinion: Lima: The Piracy-Free App Store for Jailbroken iPhones

    If you've ever jailbroken your iPhone, you probably know--and love--Cydia. While there have been a few alternatives over the years (such as Icy), the simplicity and polish of Cydia has cemented its reputation as the go-to iOS jailbreak app installer. The problem, however, is that Cydia not only makes it easy to install jailbreak-only apps, but DRM-stripped pirated apps as well. This has given jailbreaking a fairly deserved stigma in the eyes of Apple and many iOS developers, who obviously don't get paid for pirated apps downloaded from Cydia.

  • News: New iMacs support Target Display Mode via Thunderbolt

    In all the excitement over the brand new iMacs announced this morning, it seemed as though one feature of the older models—Target Display Mode—had fallen by the wayside. But, as it turns out, news of the feature’s death is, well, mildly exaggerated.

  • News: Quad-Core iMacs with Thunderbolt, FaceTime Arrive

    The new iMacs have arrived. The Apple store is back online after being down this morning in anticipation of the updated desktop systems sporting the first Thunderbolt port on a desktop, AMD Radeon HD graphics and an HD FaceTime camera.

  • News: Apple launches four new iMacs

    Apple has announced four new iMacs, all boasting quad-core Sandy Bridge processors and high speed Thunderbolt technology.

  • News: Apple releases Thunderbolt-equipped iMac line

    On Tuesday, Apple announced a new generation of iMac models, running at speeds up to 3.4 GHz and powered by the next generation of Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors. The models also build in support for the new Thunderbolt, high-speed peripheral connection interface that debuted in Apple’s MacBook Pro line earlier this year.

  • News: 8 Uses for an Old Smartphone

    Old smartphones never die--they just get stuck in a drawer after being replaced by something newer and cooler. Ah, well, that's what happens in these fast-tech times, right? Out with the outdated, in with the latest and greatest.

  • Opinion: Untethered Verizon iPhone Jailbreak for Windows Released

    If you're a Verizon iPhone--and Windows--user, you can now jailbreak your phone! iDevice hacker iH8sn0w just released an update to Sn0wbreeze, which brings untethered jailbreaking support to the Verizon iPhone 4. This means that you can finally use Cydia (an alternative app store with software for jailbroken iDevices) on your Verizon iPhone.

  • News: Fake security software takes aim at Mac users

    Scammers are distributing fake security software aimed at the Mac by taking advantage of the news that al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden has been killed by U.S. forces, a security researcher said today.

  • How-Tos: Clearing up iPhone sync confusion

    Reader Simon Tanner was caught unaware by the not-entirely-clandestine relationship between his iPhone and Yahoo. He writes:

  • News: Time Inc gives free iPad subscriptions to print subscribers

    Reports in the Wall Street Journal and CNet seem to confirm that Time Inc.—the parent company of Time, Sports Illustrated, and Fortune—has reached a deal with Apple to make the iPad editions of its magazines free to its print subscribers. As the Journal notes, this change may “signal a possible resolution between Apple and publishers.”

  • News: Time Inc Gives Free iPad Access to Print Subscribers

    Time Inc has secured a deal with Apple that will bundle free iPad access to print subscribers, according to a Wall Street Journal report. If you have a print subscription to Time, Sports Illustrated, or Fortune, you will be able to log into the iPad versions of the publications and get the electronic editions for free starting today.

  • News: iPhoto update adds new card themes, fixes bugs

    On Tuesday, Apple released the latest update to iPhoto 9—aka iPhoto ’11. iPhoto 9.1.2 adds new card themes to the app, as well as provides the obligatory improvements in “overall stability” and addresses a number of other minor issues.

  • Opinion: Why you shouldn't care about location tracking

    I sat down at my computer, prepared to sync my iPhone 4 with iTunes. But I looked at the simple white cord I use to connect the phone, and it suddenly seemed more ominous -- like it was some sort of spy transmitter, sending the private details of my life directly to Apple.

  • Feature: The week in Apple iPhone 5 rumours

    Here's the weekly roundup of iPhone 5 rumors from around the Web, and they range from the latest on everything from more white models to wireless charging to the coming of iOS 5.

  • News: Android and Windows catching iOS apps

    A new study reports that Android and Windows Phone 7 are steadily catching up with Apple iPhone and iPad as expansion of their mobile OS installed bases continues to grow.



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