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Unlocked iPhone 5 to go on sale in US tonight?

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Unlocked models of the iPhone 5 could reach Apple's US online store as soon as 9PM Pacific Time, according to retail sources for 9to5Mac. It's expected that 16, 32, and 64GB models will sell for $649, $749, and $849, respectively. While unlocked iPhones are already on sale in countries like...
Unlocked iPhone 5 to go on sale in US tonight?
Highlight, Pageonce, Angry Birds Star Wars, Cut the Rope, StumbleUpon, Klip, price drops, and more

iFixit tears down the new iPad from Melbourne Australia [updating]

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iFixit is pretty hardcore when it comes to getting its hands on the new iPad early.  They’ve flown to Australia where it is already tomorrow and have gotten their hands on a fresh new iPad for their ritual sacrificing to the chip-naming gods. (the poor virgin on the right with...
iFixit tears down the new iPad from Melbourne Australia [updating]
Mac mini reportedly Apple's choice of Mac line to be made in the U.S. in 2013 by Foxconn

Start using Passbook on iOS 6 with a few simple steps

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During Apple’s WWDC keynote that took place earlier this month, VP of iOS Software Scott Forstall unveiled a new app called Passbook that allows customers to keep track a number of various types of stubs, including boarding passes, loyalty cards, movie tickets, and coupons. The app has been included...
Start using Passbook on iOS 6 with a few simple steps
Packing up for CES 2013: Here's what we're looking forward to

Apple LTE chip supplier Qualcomm unable to meet demand, could push back next iPhone launch

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According to a report from Reuters, Apple’s LTE chip supplier Qualcomm is having “trouble meeting demand” for smartphone chips and will continue experiencing manufacturing constraints throughout the rest of the year. Qualcomm Chief Executive Paul Jacobs told analysts on a conference call yesterday, “At this stage we cannot secure...
Apple LTE chip supplier Qualcomm unable to meet demand, could push back next iPhone launch

Sparrow minimalist email client for Mac: $6

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From 9to5Toys.com: Along with their popular bundle, MacUpdate offers Sparrow for Mac v1.5 for $5.99. That’s the lowest price we’ve found for this popular IMAP email client for Mac. Sparrow is a minimalist mail application for Mac. It was designed to keep things simple and efficient. No fancy stuff here…...
Sparrow minimalist email client for Mac: $6

iPhone could have been called 'Tripod,' 'Telepod,' 'Mobi,' or 'iPad,' says former Apple marketer

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Legal tussles over trademarks aside, it's hard to imagine the iPhone ever being called anything else. But Apple had some alternative names up its sleeve, and longterm commercial collaborator Ken Segall — author of Insanely Simple — has shared some of the potential options at a talk attended by...
iPhone could have been called 'Tripod,' 'Telepod,' 'Mobi,' or 'iPad,' says former Apple marketer

iPhone 5 may get a taller (but not wider) 3.95-inch display

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How exactly will Apple fit a larger screen into its next iPhone? If the latest rumor is true, it’s by making the display (and resolution) taller. Apple is reportedly testing prototype phones with 3.95-inch displays, which are taller, but remain just as wide as the existing iPhone’s screen, 9to5Mac...
iPhone 5 may get a taller (but not wider) 3.95-inch display
What to look for at WWDC 2012: Macs, Mountain Lion, iOS 6, maps and iCloud
13-inch Modbook Pro Mac tablet priced at $3,499, preorder now

iMessage outages hit again (Poll: You too?)

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We're hearing word of iMessage outages, especially over the carriers. Anyone else?— 9to5Mac  (@9to5mac) September 17, 2012 We put out a tweet thirty minutes ago. About 70% of our followers say they are having some sort of issue. You? Take Our Poll Apple’s iCloud Status reads all clear but...
iMessage outages hit again (Poll: You too?)

Apple Bringing Notes and Reminders to iCloud.com?

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As noted by Steven Stroughton-Smith (via 9to5Mac), Apple appears to be testing a revised iCloud.com portal at beta.icloud.com that shows two additional icons for Notes and Reminders in the background of the login screen. The standard iCloud.com portal displays only icons for Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Find My iPhone, and iWork....
Apple Bringing Notes and Reminders to iCloud.com?

Apps and updates: Gmail goes iPhone 5, IM+ Pro promo codes, dJay for iPad price drop, and more

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Click to view slideshow. Many apps updated, went on sale, or made announcements recently, and 9to5Mac gathered the most noteworthy ones in our regular round up below. Today’s crop includes giveaways by developer Shape.ag, a maps alternative featuring Google data, and updates and price drops for popular iOS apps. Per...
Apps and updates: Gmail goes iPhone 5, IM+ Pro promo codes, dJay for iPad price drop, and more
As expected, Otterbox acquires fellow case maker LifeProof
AAPL opens at an all-time high, is heading toward 700 on iPhone 5 launch
Walmart slashes AT&T iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S prices [updated]

Skype for iPad updated for Retina display, VGA front camera still 640×480

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Skype for iPad got a retina update this morning meaning that the icons and menus won’t show pixelated fonts that will harm your new iPad retina sensibilities.  Unfortunately, your new iPad’s front facing camera is still VGA and we’re pretty sure Skype isn’t pulling 2048×1500 pixel video feeds though...
Skype for iPad updated for Retina display, VGA front camera still 640×480
30M Angry Birds downloads for Christmas, LocalScope, Words With Friends, Chase Mobile, NY Times, Word Derby, SpringPad, and more

The iPhone 5 Isn't The Only Apple News Today - Your Mac Will Get An Update Soon Too (AAPL)

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Last night Apple seeded an update of its operating system for Macs, called Mountain Lion to developers. It has a bunch of updates, including: Facebook integration: Mountain Lion will soon have Facebook integration just like OS 6, the soon-to-be released operating system for iPhones and iPads. That means you'll be...
The iPhone 5 Isn't The Only Apple News Today - Your Mac Will Get An Update Soon Too (AAPL)

Poll Technica: Flexible glass displays coming to an iOS device near you?

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Apple may be working on a product that uses flexible glass displays, as evidenced by a job listing that temporarily appeared on the company's site. The listing, seen by several sites and screengrabbed by 9to5Mac before its removal, showed Apple searching for a senior optical engineer to work in...
Poll Technica: Flexible glass displays coming to an iOS device near you?

Apple's original iPhone marketers pondered such names as TriPod, Mobi and iPad

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Ken Segall, Apple's former advertising head who coined the iTerm for its product naming convention, told students at the University of Arizona that they could be pocketing a "TelePod" right now instead of an iPhone, according to 9to5Mac. That was among the now-strange-sounding names Cupertino pondered for the device,...
Apple's original iPhone marketers pondered such names as TriPod, Mobi and iPad
Apple breaks ground on Santa Clara campus set to hold 1,200 employees
New MacBooks can manage many, many monitors

iPhone 5′s already shipping via UPS from ZhengZhou region of China

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. Three separate readers say their iPhones have shipped from the ZhengZhou region via UPS likely from the nearby Taiyuan Foxconn factory (pictured above)in  Shanxi Province . The factory was rumored to have some labor turmoil earlier this year but it appears that it has cranked out the earliest batches of iPhones. In March, Foxconn had as many...
iPhone 5′s already shipping via UPS from ZhengZhou region of China
iOS 6 Simulator Test Lends Credence To iPhone 5 Resolution Rumors

U.K. Judge rules HTC phones don’t infringe on Apple’s slide-to-unlock patents

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Following a report on Monday that the ITC blocked Apple’s request for an emergency ban on U.S. imports of HTC devices, Bloomberg reported this morning that a court in London has ruled against Apple over four touchscreen related patents, including one covering the iOS slide-to-unlock feature. The four patents in...
U.K. Judge rules HTC phones don’t infringe on Apple’s slide-to-unlock patents

Apps: KitCam, Animation Studio, Toy Story: Letters & Sounds, price drops, and more

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Airbnb 1Airbnb 2 9to5Mac has once again scoured the App Store for all the latest app launches, price drops, noteworthy news, and updates, and we have compiled everything in a roundup below. Check it out, but keep coming back as we continually refresh the list throughout the day. Updated 1. KitCam | 99...
Apps: KitCam, Animation Studio, Toy Story: Letters & Sounds, price drops, and more

iOS 5.1 Beta Reveals Evidence of Simultaneous Development on A5X and A6 Chips

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While Apple has been rumored by several sources to be planning to deploy a quad-core processor as part of what was presumed to be a new "A6" system-on-a-chip in the iPad 3, that assumption was called into question earlier this month with the appearance of a logic board photo showing...
iOS 5.1 Beta Reveals Evidence of Simultaneous Development on A5X and A6 Chips
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