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Going beyond Apple, Foxconn inks big partnership deal for Mozilla's Firefox OS

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Mozilla’s low-end smartphone efforts are picking up steam — and some major allies. It’s latest partner is electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn, which has inked a deal to create devices running Mozilla’s new mobile operating system. But this isn’t just about smartphones. Foxconn...
Going beyond Apple, Foxconn inks big partnership deal for Mozilla's Firefox OS
MOBILE INSIGHTS: Android Is Beating iOS In U.S. Smartphone Sales

Erasing your digital footprint: burner phones, Bitcoins and metal wallets

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From mobile phones to CCTV, not to mention social media and the internet, becoming digitally invisible takes some doingOh, the naivety ... On Tuesday night, I thought the first step to going off-grid, erasing my digital fingerprint, becoming undetectable to a government agency or anyone else, was to take the...
Erasing your digital footprint: burner phones, Bitcoins and metal wallets

Here's Proof That People Want To Do More With Their iPhones Than Apple Will Allow (AAPL)

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The jailbreak for for iOS 6.1, going by the name Evasi0n, has arrived. Over 270,000 people have downloaded it today to jailbreak their iPhones and iPads to introduce a host of new capabilities to their devices. In fact, people have been so eager to get their mitts on Evasi0n that...
Here's Proof That People Want To Do More With Their iPhones Than Apple Will Allow (AAPL)

Didn't get your order? UPS sorter charged with sneaking 60 iPhones/iPads out in his pants

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More than a few people in and around Springfield, Virginia have not been receiving their Apple orders over the last six months as wusa9 reports police have arrested a 31-year-old UPS sorter for stealing over 60 iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks: Stephen A. Owens, a UPS sorter, was reportedly taking unopened Apple...
Didn't get your order? UPS sorter charged with sneaking 60 iPhones/iPads out in his pants

AT&T Continues To Mock The Concept Of Net Neutrality; This Time With Google Hangouts Block

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The big telcos (AT&T and Verizon) have been trying to move more and more to wireless networks over wired networks, in large part because they've realized that, for whatever reason, the FCC more or less gave them pretty free reign to completely ignore net neutrality concepts on their wireless networks....
AT&T Continues To Mock The Concept Of Net Neutrality; This Time With Google Hangouts Block

Nothing To Worry About In These Dismal Apple Supply Chain Reports

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Wall Street analyst Brian White of Topeka Capital has built some kind of "Apple Monitor" thing where he monitors the health of the various companies in Asia that supply Apple with parts. For some reason, in February, the whole sector fell off a cliff, Business Insider reports. White says business...
Nothing To Worry About In These Dismal Apple Supply Chain Reports
Atom for jailbroken iPhones is a welcome lockscreen overhaul
T-Mobile offers its customers free season-long streaming access to MLB.com
Review: ifrogz vs iWood iPhone cases - does wood work?
Sprint sells 1.5 million iPhones in Q1, but subscriptions and revenue are flat

Hacker successfully 'jailbreaks' Google Glass within two hours

www.electronista.com
The Google Glass headset has been rooted, shortly after it has started being issued by the search giant to developers. Jay Freeman, a hacker that goes by "Saurik" and creator of the Cydia app store for jailbroken iPhones and iPads, gained access to a level that he could theoretically prevent...
Hacker successfully 'jailbreaks' Google Glass within two hours

Apple Reveals Advanced Automotive Access & Control System

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On April 25, 2013, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals a new automotive access and control system that will primarily be found in future iPhones. Last June we posted a report that revealed Apple's in-vehicle initiative with nine major auto companies to...
Apple Reveals Advanced Automotive Access & Control System

Samsung Considering DRAM Chips From SK Hynix, An Apple Supplier

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Samsung Electronics may purchase mobile memory chips from South Korean rival SK Hynix for devices including the Galaxy S, said J.K. Shin, head of Samsung’s mobile business. If the deal goes through, it will be a boon for SK Hynix, which currently counts Apple as one of its top DRAM...
Samsung Considering DRAM Chips From SK Hynix, An Apple Supplier

Apple Looking to Boost iPhone Sales With New Retail Store Trade-In Program

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Bloomberg reports that Apple will for the first time begin accepting trade-ins on iPhones in its retail stores, encouraging users to upgrade to the latest models and seeking to boost sales. Apple will be partnering with recycling firm Brightstar to offer the program.Used iPhones collected in the U.S. will only...
Apple Looking to Boost iPhone Sales With New Retail Store Trade-In Program

Google's Next-Generation Search App Is Now Available For iPhones And iPads (GOOG)

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Long available on Android, Google Now is the company's app on steroids. Then you'll be getting weather at a glance, using the voice-powered search a la Siri, and having the app speak answers to your questions back to you. When we tried the Android version last July, it blew Siri...
Google's Next-Generation Search App Is Now Available For iPhones And iPads (GOOG)
Some Jerk Has Figured Out a Way to Recover Your 'Deleted' Snapchat Photos
Apple Launches New 'Why You'll Love an iPhone' Web Campaign
U.S. Cellular to Begin Offering Apple Products Later This Year

Samsung sold a record 12.5 million smartphones in China during Q1 2013: Strategy Analytics

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Samsung topped China’s smartphone sales for the first time last year, and the Korean firm has taken that momentum into this year, after selling a record 12.5 million smartphones in China during Q1 2013, according to Strategy Analytics. The research firm’s latest figures are reported by the Korea Herald (via Sammy...
Samsung sold a record 12.5 million smartphones in China during Q1 2013: Strategy Analytics
Korea Times posts its latest 'Apple moving away from Samsung' claim
This Tripod Mount For iPhones Will Make Snapping Pictures A Breeze
Can Apple get away with another "S" iPhone?
IDC: Smartphones now more popular than feature phones

This 5-Year-Old Kid Just Spent Over $2,500 In 5-Minute iPad App Buying Spree

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Wherein tiny digits cost a U.K. family big, big bucks. A 5-year-old child in the U.K. astonished and dismayed his parents after running up a bill of £1,710.43 (over $2,500) in just five minutes by making a sequence of expensive in-app purchases in an otherwise free iPad game. He...
This 5-Year-Old Kid Just Spent Over $2,500 In 5-Minute iPad App Buying Spree

Walmart's iPhone Scan & Go pilot program to expand to more than 200 stores

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Walmart shoppers at more than 200 stores will soon be able to use their iPhones to scan items and pay at self-checkout counters, as the retail giant has announced an expansion of its Scan & Go pilot program....
Walmart's iPhone Scan & Go pilot program to expand to more than 200 stores
San Francisco DA met with Apple's Government Liason regarding mobile device thefts, hints next two iPhones developed under Steve Jobs

iOS 7 a 'system-wide UI overhaul,' suffering delays

www.electronista.com
iOS 7 represents a "rather significant system-wide UI overhaul," Daring Fireball's John Gruber claims to have learned. The blogger also says he has heard the same thing as Rene Ritchie, who alleges that "[Apple lead designer Jonathan] Ive's work is apparently making many people really happy, but will also apparently...
iOS 7 a 'system-wide UI overhaul,' suffering delays
MYSTERY: Instagram Founder Kevin Systrom Has Posted Only One Photo This Year (FB)

The 14 Lucky Early Employees And 3 Investors Behind The $1.1 Billion Tumblr Deal

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Tumblr was recently acquired by Yahoo for $1.1 billion. Which early employees hit the jackpot with their stock options? We rounded up 14 of the earliest employees at Tumblr. They were the site's first users, template designers, and friends of David Karp's. The first employee was Marco Arment, who went...
The 14 Lucky Early Employees And 3 Investors Behind The $1.1 Billion Tumblr Deal
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