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Apple's second iPhone OS 4.0 beta bundles new APIs, animations

04/20/2010, 08:04 pm

A second, pre-release version of iPhone OS 4.0 has been released to developers building apps designed for the new system, just weeks after Apple announced the initial beta.

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Apple will replace faulty third-gen iPod shuffle headphones

04/20/2010, 10:04 am

Apple this week announced that it will offer free-of-charge replacements for some defective headphones included with the company's third-generation iPod shuffle, sold between Feb. 2009 and Feb. 2010.

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Apple sued over use of moisture indicators to deny free repairs

04/16/2010, 07:04 pm

A San Francisco resident has filed a lawsuit against Apple alleging that the company unfairly declines warranty coverage for its products solely on the basis of triggered moisture sensors, which the suit alleges are unreliable evidence of abuse.

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Blogger insists Adobe will sue Apple over CS5 iPhone app tools

04/13/2010, 07:04 pm

A security blogger cited unnamed sources to claim that Adobe has plans in place to sue Apple over its decision to block the use of Flash Professional to create iPhone apps.

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First look: Opera Mini for iPhone

04/13/2010, 02:04 am

Opera Software's free new Opera Mini browser for iPhone is now available in the US App Store. Here's a look at what it offers.

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Apple approves Opera Mini app for iPhone

04/12/2010, 09:04 pm

Opera has announced Apple's approval of the company's Opera Mini browser in the iPhone App Store.

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iPhone 4.0 to remove controversial "rate on delete" prompt

04/10/2010, 11:04 pm

The next revision of the iPhone OS will remove the rating prompt that users see when they delete an app from their device.

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Apple's iPhone 4 SDK license bans ported Flash, Java, Mono apps

04/08/2010, 06:04 pm

Apple has updated its iPhone Developer Program License Agreement in the iPhone 4.0 SDK to specifically prohibit the development of apps using "an intermediary translation or compatibility layer or tool," which would include Adobe's Flash, Sun's Java, or Microsoft's Silverlight/Mono.

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Apple adds seven major features, 100 minor features in iPhone 4.0

04/08/2010, 01:04 pm

iPhone OS 4 will introduce seven major "tentpole" feature and a long list of minor enhancements this summer, Steve Jobs has announced at Apple's release preview event. The top seven features are multitasking, app Folders, Mail improvements, Enterprise features, a Games Center, and Apple's new iAd network.

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Apple iPhone OS 4.0 to ship this summer with multitasking support

04/08/2010, 01:04 pm

Due this summer, iPhone OS 4 will deliver multitasking as a way to run background apps that the user can quickly switch between.

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Apple sells 450,000 iPads in 5 days, users download 3.5 million apps

04/08/2010, 01:04 pm

Apple said Thursday that it has shipped over 450,000 iPads since the device went on sale this past Saturday, spurring 3.5 million app downloads for the new tablet device by its earliest adopters.

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Benchmarks rate Apple's iPad 2x as fast at apps as iPhone 3GS

04/04/2010, 11:04 pm

Despite apparently using the same single core, Cortex A8 generation of its ARM processor core, the same Power VR SGX 535 graphics core, and the same amount of system RAM, the iPad is around twice as fast as the iPhone 3GS in running native Cocoa Touch apps.

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First Look: Apple's new iPad

04/03/2010, 07:04 pm

Apple's iPad scales the iPhone OS up to a 1024x768 resolution, 9.7" screen. But this device isn't just a larger iPod touch; it has been given a series of unique features (some of which are likely to show up in future iPhone and iPods) and new level of hardware and software sophistication.

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iPad licensing agreement specifies paid annual OS updates

03/29/2010, 08:03 pm

Apple has posted the terms of its firmware licensing agreement for the iPad, which restricts free operating software updates to the current major reference release.

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Apple acquires iPad trademark from Fujitsu

03/26/2010, 08:03 pm

Apple obtained the "entire interest" in the iPad trademark from Fujitsu last week, according to a filing published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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Apple launching iPad with explicit content in App Store

03/26/2010, 08:03 pm

After nearly two years of criticism of its censorship of adult content in the iPhone App Store, Apple appears to be gearing up to sell explicit content for both the iPad and the iPhone and iPod touch.

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US Army leaders visit Apple campus to discuss future mobile devices

03/24/2010, 04:03 pm

Leaders of the U.S. Army's technology command visited Apple's Cupertino, Calif., campus earlier this month to talk about existing products, including the forthcoming iPad, and the development of new, user-friendly technology for use on the front lines.

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iPhone, iPod touch carve 19% gaming share from Sony, Nintendo

03/22/2010, 06:03 pm

Over the last year, Apple's share of the US video game software market has jumped 500%, eating into the growth of console games while also putting pressure on mobile gaming leaders Nintendo and Sony.

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Another 'illegal' Apple iPod touch billboard scrutinized

03/22/2010, 02:03 pm

A massive "supergraphic" billboard for the iPod touch in Los Angeles, Calif., will come down soon, as the 11-story Apple advertisement has been defined as illegal by the city due to safety concerns.

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Apple to ban film-based screen protectors from company stores

03/17/2010, 12:03 pm

Consumers seeking a protective film for the screen on their iPhone, iPod, iPad or Mac will soon have to look outside of Apple's retail stores, which will soon halt sales of the accessories indefinitely.

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