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More Apple Opinion

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Opinion: Why You Should Stop Worrying and Let End Users Have iPads

    When employees have technology they like, they'll make themselves productive in ways you never dreamed. So let them have their iPads and Android tablets.

  • Opinion: Apple vs Google: and you win

    The competition's hotting up in the race to dominate mobile. BlackBerry has the numbers, Apple the caché, and Microsoft has Windows - with all the familiarity that entails.

  • Opinion: Geeks bearing gifts

    If the first PC battle became entrenched into a divide between two proprietary desktop systems, the next will be in mobile computing.

  • Opinion: Inside Apple's new Covent Garden shop

    This Saturday, Apple will open its latest retail shop - this one in London's bustling Covent Garden. Unlike the opening of, say, a boring BlackBerry shop, this event stirs the interest of media and public alike.

  • Opinion: I'm a PC, and I'm a PC too

    Time was when the term ‘PC’ meant a personal computer of any persuasion. It later became synonymous with beige boxes running Microsoft Windows.

  • Opinion: iPad demand high and rising

    As Google lays the smack down against Apple at day two of its I/O conference, a series of positive reports show us Apple's runaway success with the iPad.

  • Opinion: Does Adobe really "Love Choice"?

    Could you live without your iLife applications (iPhoto, iMovie, iWeb, etc)? Or how about Apple’s iTunes? Microsoft’s Office apps: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc? Adobe InDesign? God forbid, Adobe Photoshop?

  • Opinion: Has Apple lost another iPhone 4G prototype?

    Pictures of what is alleged to be another prototype of the next-generation iPhone has surfaced, this time at a Vietnamese forum. The photos reveal a device similar to the one seen in the Gizmodo-Apple saga, and also show a breakdown of the prototype.

  • Opinion: Does President Obama hate technology?

    It's time for more Obama drama. Yesterday, in a speech to graduates of Hampton University in Virginia, the US president made comments about the distracting nature of technology, and they've been bouncing around the web ever since.

  • Opinion: Apple takes on Google for the future of tech

    Apple's purchase of personal assistant app developer Siri marks an intensification of the company's battle with Google, its former ally. Apple's buying spree seems likely to intensify, too, as the company has hired a senior executive to lead its purchases.

  • Opinion: 3G vs Wi-Fi: Which iPad is right for you?

    The Apple iPad has been available for a month now in the US, but the 3G-capable version of Apple's tablet device has just launched. Here are some things to consider when choosing between the Wi-Fi only or 3G-capable models.

  • Opinion: Steve Jobs' comments won't silence the Flash mob

    Before Apple boss Steve Jobs sat down to write an angry letter about why Adobe Flash stinks, he should have realised that this war of words cannot be won.

  • Opinion: Watchdog criticises Apple sex apps

    A watchdog group that claimed a role in Apple's recent iPhone App Store porn purge claims there's still too much smut going around.

  • Opinion: iPhone prototype: reaction to Gizmodo police raid

    So, it turns out that Apple isn't thrilled about media companies buying its secret prototypes. The police have got involved in the saga of the 'iPhone 4G' controversially obtained by gadget news site Gizmodo, raiding an editor's home and seizing tech gear.

  • Opinion: Apple Flashes out at Adobe

    Adobe has flung plenty of mud at Apple for refusing to support Flash on the iPhone and iPad, and Apple's response has always been silence. Not anymore.

  • Opinion: Apple iPhone 4G: What have we learned?

    It's been a crazy few days for the gadget blog Gizmodo, ever since the site published information about a prototype phone that may or may not be the next-gen Apple iPhone. The device has now been returned to Apple. But what have we learned from the debacle?

  • Opinion: Why the iPad is the most addictive gadget yet

    My son was watching TV on my Apple iPad the other day. He was sitting in front of our big-screen HDTV, which was turned off. His big-screen laptop was nearby - also turned off. It occurred to me: is the iPad addictive?

  • Opinion: How I stopped worrying and learned to love the iPad

    I don't need an iPad. I definitely don't need an Apple iPad. But it's, you know, so pretty...


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