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High-Resolution Sharp Display Reportedly for iPad 3 Surfaces

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The flurry of iPad 3 part leaks continues today following yesterday's interior photo of the rear shell and some follow-up photos of the exterior of the shell and the Smart Cover magnets. Among the most prominent additions today are new photos of what may be the iPad 3's display. Japanese...
High-Resolution Sharp Display Reportedly for iPad 3 Surfaces
Leaked iPad 3 Components Reveal New Internals, But No New Design [Exclusive]

Shock And Awe: Apple Legend Guy Kawasaki Has Become A Hardcore Android Fan

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I was preparing for our Wednesday night ReadWrite Mix event with Guy Kawasaki by reading his latest book, APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur -- How to Publish a Book, when I came across something strange -- an offhand remark about how "real men use Android." This struck me as odd, because...
Shock And Awe: Apple Legend Guy Kawasaki Has Become A Hardcore Android Fan

Apple could lose $9 billion in one day if aliens descended from the skies to steal it

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I personally don’t often write about Apple because I think people like our own Matthew Panzarino, my former colleague MG Siegler and John Gruber have way smarter things to write about the company and its products. You wouldn’t believe how often I’ve wished more people were like me in that...
Apple could lose $9 billion in one day if aliens descended from the skies to steal it
iPad 3 design revealed as new wave of parts leak; Retina Display possibly pictured

WWJC (JailbreakCon) brings freedom fighters to San Francisco on September 29th

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Chances are a grand number of you have gratefully used, or heard about, the tweaking tools supplied by the iOS jailbreak community. Last year's MyGreatFest gathering in London brought together Cydia's creator along with members of the Chronic Dev Team, but if you were hoping for something this side...
WWJC (JailbreakCon) brings freedom fighters to San Francisco on September 29th

Suddenly, A Bunch Of iPad 3 Parts Are Leaking And They All Hint At A Big Boost In Performance (AAPL)

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On the heels of yesterday's iPad 3 parts leak, a bunch of photos of other parts have leaked to Cult Of Mac and the Japanese blog Macotakara. The parts back up what we've been hearing recently. The outside design of the iPad 3 will look almost exactly like the...
Suddenly, A Bunch Of iPad 3 Parts Are Leaking And They All Hint At A Big Boost In Performance (AAPL)
New In iOS 6: App Store Doesn't Require A Password To Download Free Apps

Best Buy Mac discounts hint at clearing inventory, Ivy Bridge revamp coming soon?

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Cupertino is unsurprisingly tight-of-lip on when it plans to add Ivy Bridge to its desktop and laptop line, but we think that's not far off: we've even seen some benchmarks. Now, in a move that smacks of inventory clearing but could equally mean nothing, Best Buy has hacked between...
Best Buy Mac discounts hint at clearing inventory, Ivy Bridge revamp coming soon?

Apple Television Set to Include Siri and Face-Tracking iSight for FaceTime Calls?

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Cult of Mac reports that it has received information from a "well-placed" source who claims to have seen a prototype of the rumored Apple television set. According to the source, the device resembles Apple's current Thunderbolt display but is "much larger" than the 27-inch model currently offered. Mockup of Apple...
Apple Television Set to Include Siri and Face-Tracking iSight for FaceTime Calls?

Apple Macintosh 128k prototype with 5.25-inch Twiggy floppy drive for sale on eBay

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Apple's Macintosh took many forms over the years, from its initial concept by Jef Raskin as a $500 appliance that contained a built-in keyboard, printer and 5-inch display, to its ceremonious debut in 1984 with an inflated price that was five times this initial vision. For a period in...
Apple Macintosh 128k prototype with 5.25-inch Twiggy floppy drive for sale on eBay

Engineer Guy shows how a phone accelerometer works, knows what's up and sideways (video)

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We love finding out how things work, and arguably one of the most important parts of the smartphones and tablets we thrive on is the accelerometer gauging our device's orientation. Imagine our delight, then, when we see the University of Illinois' Bill Hammack (i.e. The Engineer Guy) giving a...
Engineer Guy shows how a phone accelerometer works, knows what's up and sideways (video)

21.5" iMac Has No User-Upgradable RAM; 27" Has Four Accessible RAM Slots [Mac Blog]

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Consistent with Apple's quest to make its new computers as thin as possible at the expense of expandability, the new 21.5" iMac contains no user-accessible RAM slots. Instead, it can be configured with 8GB or 16GB of RAM direct from the factory. This was first noticed by Cult of Mac....
21.5" iMac Has No User-Upgradable RAM; 27" Has Four Accessible RAM Slots [Mac Blog]
New alleged iPad 3 case photos closely mirror iPad 2 design

Study: free apps drain 75 percent more power, badly built advertising to blame

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It's often said there's no such thing as a free lunch and that's doubly the case for free apps. A team from Purdue University found that nearly quarters of the power used when you run an app like Angry Birds is actually used for adverts. It developed eprof, an...
Study: free apps drain 75 percent more power, badly built advertising to blame

Apple HDTV prototype spotted, blog claims

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Cult of Mac reported today that it has a source who has seen Apple's rumored television, and that it looks like a large Cinema Display, has built-in iSight and utilizes Siri. [Read more]...
Apple HDTV prototype spotted, blog claims

Report: Apple to unveil next iPad in March, upgrades mostly under the hood

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Apple will unveil the next iPad next month, with a souped-up processor, an improved GPU and a better display, according to a report this morning by AllThingsD, citing unnamed sources. The exterior design is expected be much the same as the iPad 2. Cult of Mac has a look at...
Report: Apple to unveil next iPad in March, upgrades mostly under the hood
Verizon likely installing 4G LTE at Apple Stores to boost iPad HD

iPhone 4 named latest recipient of untethered iOS 5.1 jailbreak, exploit remains MIA

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Apple's not gonna like this one, but news of the perpetual cat-and-mouse game between it and the hacking community continues with the announcement of an untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.1, which is now alive and kicking on the iPhone 4. The good news went out in the form of...
iPhone 4 named latest recipient of untethered iOS 5.1 jailbreak, exploit remains MIA

Apple preps California Theatre for Oct. 23 'iPad mini' event

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Apple’s media event that is likely to feature the announcement of the so-called iPad mini is just about 36 hours away, and the company has already begun putting up decorations for it. Techie Buzz (via Cult of Mac) has photos of the California Theatre in San Jose that show mildly psychedelic colored...
Apple preps California Theatre for Oct. 23 'iPad mini' event

How a Bogus Apple Rumor Hoodwinked Online News Outlets

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Well, the experiment worked. A Swedish design firm called Day4 set out to demonstrate how easily false information could turn into news online, and boy was it successful. The company produced a mock-up image of a screw with an asymmetrical head, ostensibly designed by Apple to prevent users from tinkering...
How a Bogus Apple Rumor Hoodwinked Online News Outlets

Apple’s next iPhone to feature brand new design according to leak

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After the flurry of rumors that swept blogs and the media ahead of Apple’s iPhone 4S unveiling last year, reports have slowed significantly as the world awaits Apple’s sixth-generation iPhone launch. The pace is likely to pick up as production nears, however, and a leaked part said to be...
Apple’s next iPhone to feature brand new design according to leak

Apple axes Messages Beta ahead of OS X Mountain Lion launch in July

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Having allowing Mac users and developers test and use it for a number of months, Apple has removed Messages Beta from its website, as it looks to publicly ship the app with its new OS X Mountain Lion desktop operating system in July. As noted by Cult of Mac, if...
Apple axes Messages Beta ahead of OS X Mountain Lion launch in July

Mountain Lion Developer Preview 2's new features detailed

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When Apple dropped the second developer preview of Mountain Lion on Friday it didn't see fit to include release notes, instead leaving it to us and the rest of the blogosphere to dig up the new features ourselves. The big ones are clearly Twitter alerts in the Notification Center...
Mountain Lion Developer Preview 2's new features detailed
Oprah loves her Surface so much, she used an iPad to tweet about it
Apple television is like a big Thunderbolt display, says source

The iPhone 5 May Be Completely Redesigned (AAPL)

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A leaked part suggests that Apple's next-generation iPhone will feature a complete redesign, reports Cult of Mac. The part is referred to as a "Earphone Jack/ Ear Speaker/ WIFI Cable For iPhone 5," and it's unlike any comparable parts appearing in previous iPhones. This indicates that the next iPhone will...
The iPhone 5 May Be Completely Redesigned (AAPL)

Apple and the birth of the drivetime podcast

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The company has an opportunity to turn an afterthought into a new mass medium FORTUNE — “As I’ve described many times before in this space, Apple’s core competency is finding common but horrible content consumption experiences and replacing them with awesome, Apple-designed experiences.” So writes Mike Elgan, long-time editor of...
Apple and the birth of the drivetime podcast

Last minute rumors: iPad 3 to feature 1GB of RAM, Verizon LTE, AppleCare+

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As the clock ticks down to Apple's special media event today, a few last-minute rumors concerning the expected announcements have surfaced. In particular, the "iPad 3" may have more RAM, get LTE service from Verizon, and have a new $99 AppleCare+ option. And, we may also see Apple adopt...
Last minute rumors: iPad 3 to feature 1GB of RAM, Verizon LTE, AppleCare+

Kindle, Evernote, Vimeo and more get optimized for the iPad's Retina display

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As we saw the iPhone 4's release, a massive bump in screen resolution means that plenty of apps need to be updated to fully take advantage of all those extra pixels, and today has seen a few big name ones get optimized for the new iPad's Retina display. The...
Kindle, Evernote, Vimeo and more get optimized for the iPad's Retina display
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