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  • News: Apple offers App Store seven-day refund policy for Taiwan

    Apple has amended its App Store policy in Taiwan, allowing customers to receive a refund within seven days of buying a product after a demand by Taipei's city government.

  • News: Apple bumps up UK App prices- updated

    Ripoff Britain or exchange rate rebalancing act? Developers were unaware of impending price hike.

  • News: Spotify sets playlist for US listeners

    Spotify, launched in Sweden in 2008 by Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon, is available from today in the US.

  • News: Patents give glimpse of rumoured iOS5 voice control system

    New published patents give a glimpse of how rumoured voice control system in iOS5 could work

  • News: China Unicom to release new smartphone line this month

    China Unicom's new smartphone line, which is set to rival Apple's iPhone and Android handsets in China, will go on sale in the country later this month, according to a company spokesman.

  • News: Ex-Pixar Designer's Book Blends Games, Books, and Film

    Author Williams Joyce's many accomplishments include crafting covers for The New Yorker; designing characters for Pixar, Disney, and Dreamworks; and now, working with Moonbot Studios, he's created a children's story that's far more than just a book.

  • News: Job ad prompts iPhone 5 early launch chatter

    A job ad for iPhone sales specialists has stoked rumours of an early launch for the iPhone 5.

  • News: iOS Accessory Roundup: Everything is everything

    Another week, another round of iOS accessories that prove the versatility of your iPhone, iPod, and iPad. If you believe the hype, music, golf, driving, and even your health can all be improved with the right add-on. Read on for all the details and decide for yourself.

  • Opinion: iPhone 5: Job site sparks rumour of August launch

    A posting on a British job site has ignited speculation that Apple is getting set to launch the next iteration of the iPhone as early as August 16. '"Apple...[is] seeking full-time iPhone Sales Staff for an exciting project ... for the period 16th August - 28th October," the posting reads on Reed.co.uk. The job ad does not specify why Apple needs more iPhone sales staff or mention a forthcoming iPhone. Gekko, a U.K. recruitment firm, is handling the hiring for Apple and has ads on Reed for various locations throughout the U.K. The ad was first reported by CNET UK.

  • How-Tos: How to Get Any File to Playback on Your Android Phone

    Android may be a versatile OS, but the little green robot can run into trouble when it comes to certain file formats. RAW photo formats such as .NEF won't show up in the default Android's image and video Gallery app. Even common video file formats such as .AVI and .MKV will stop most Android phones in their tracks.

  • Opinion: Netflix on Nintendo 3DS Today, but Without 3D Videos

    Nintendo first teased Netflix on the 3DS at E3 last month, and now they're rolling out their version of the streaming video app, freely downloadable today from Nintendo's eShop. All you need to make it happen is the 3DS, a wireless Internet connection, and a Netflix streaming subscription.

  • News: Apple gestures make files fly

    The Patently Apple site reveals that Apple has some gesture-based tricks up its corporate sleeves.

  • News: Bluetooth support hidden in AppleTV

    Possible wireless keyboard and accessory support for Apple device

  • Opinion: MIT Prints Solar Cells on Paper (Are They Recyclable?)

    Printers have come a long way. First, they printed text and images on paper. Then 3D objects out of plastic (and let's not forget 3D printers that print parts for itself). Then various foodstuffs. But now, thanks to MIT, printers can now output solar cells.

  • How-Tos: How to rip audio from your Blu-ray discs

    [Editor's note: The MPAA and most media companies argue that you can't legally copy or convert commercial DVDs for any reason. We (and others) think that, if you own a DVD, you should be able to override its copy protection to make a backup copy or to convert its content for viewing on other devices. Currently, the law isn't entirely clear one way or the other. So our advice is: If you don't own it, don't do it. If you do own it, think before you rip.]

  • Opinion: Android Market App Brings Movies, Books to Smartphones

    Google recently released a new Android Market app for Android 2.2 or higher that makes it a snap for U.S. users to rent movies and purchase e-books. Android users have been looking forward to movie rentals on their phones ever since Google announced the service during Google I/O in May. Tablets running Android 3.1 are already enjoying the feature, but with the new Market app Android smartphone users can finally get in on the movie rental action, starting at $1.99. Book purchases are also a long time in coming to smartphone users as the feature debuted in the Web version of the Android Market in February.

  • News: GetJar takes bite out of Apple Cease & Desist threat

    "We're not going to take it" claims free app store. "Steve Jobs isn't our Dad"

  • News: Intego releases malware scanner for iOS devices

    VirusBarrier iOS aims to block new virus vectors

  • News: BlackBerry beats Apple in UK smartphone market

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