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Topic: iPod touch

Game makers say Apple, Steve Jobs have most influence on industry

11/04/2011, 09:11 am

A new survey of people working in the gaming world has found that Steve Jobs is the most influential person in the industry, and that insiders believe the iPhone is shaping the future of videogames.

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Lawsuit accuses Apple's iPhone 4S of violating VPN patent

11/03/2011, 03:11 pm

Apple is the target of a new lawsuit that asserts a number of the company's products, including the newly released iPhone 4S, infringe on a virtual private network patent.

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Microsoft raking in 100k users a day from easier Hotmail setup in iOS 5

11/03/2011, 02:11 am

The addition of easier Hotmail setup in the Mail app of Apple's iOS 5 has led to a surge in activations for Microsoft, with almost 100,000 new iOS 5 devices logging in to the email service every day.

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Google releases, pulls official Gmail app for iPhone, iPad

11/02/2011, 03:11 pm

Google on Wednesday released its official Gmail application for iOS, but quickly pulled the software after a bug was discovered.

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Google to charge partners who heavily use its Maps API

11/02/2011, 11:11 am

Major partners who serve up more than 25,000 uses per day of the Google Maps application programming interface service will be charged for overages starting in 2012.

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Apple updates GarageBand to add iPhone, iPod touch support

11/01/2011, 12:11 pm

Apple's GarageBand application for iOS, previously an iPad-exclusive affair, is now also compatible with the iPhone and iPod touch.

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Google rumored to release native iOS Gmail app soon

11/01/2011, 02:11 am

After more than three years since Apple launched the App Store, Google is rumored to be on the verge of releasing a native iOS app for its Gmail service, according to a new report.

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Jailbreak hack enables Siri on iPhone 4, 4th-gen iPod touch

10/30/2011, 01:10 pm

Hackers have succeeded in bringing a limited port of Apple's new Siri voice assistant feature onto "jailbroken" versions of the iPhone 4 and the fourth-generation iPod touch, though they have noted that the workaround is not ready for a public release.

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Taiwan concerned Apple's slide-to-unlock patent could hurt market

10/28/2011, 10:10 am

Government officials in Taiwan have expressed concern that Apple's recent success in obtaining a patent for the slide-to-unlock gesture on touchscreen devices could hurt competing smartphone makers.

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Nintendo profits evaporate as gamers turn to Apple's iOS

10/27/2011, 11:10 pm

Japanese gaming giant Nintendo revealed on Thursday that it lost $925 million over the six months ending in September due to a sharp drop off of game and console sales, even as healthy sales of Apple's iPhone and iPad continue to establish iOS as an alternative gaming platform.

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First look: Apple's Cards offers quality & convenience at a low price

10/26/2011, 04:10 pm

One completely unexpected announcement made by Apple at this month's iPhone 4S media event was Cards, a new application that lets iPhone users quickly and easily order a custom-printed greeting card.

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Apple's iOS 5 Tech Talk World Tour 2011 coming to 9 cities worldwide

10/20/2011, 01:10 pm

Apple has confirmed that it will bring back its Tech Talk World tour this year, with the iOS 5-focused tutorials coming to nine cities between November and January.

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Samsung accused of lifting iPhone screenshot for Galaxy Player promo

10/18/2011, 12:10 am

Consumer electronics maker Samsung appears to have used a nearly three-year-old screen capture of the Maps application on the iPhone to promote its own Galaxy Player 50 portable media player.

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Apple may add customized digital avatars to iOS Game Center

10/13/2011, 10:10 am

Apple has shown interest in allowing users of its Game Center social network for iOS to create custom, cartoon-style avatars to represent themselves in the digital world.

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Apple updates iWork, iPhoto, Aperture and more, adds Cards & iTunes trailers apps

10/12/2011, 03:10 pm

Even more Apple-built iPhone and iPad applications were improved Wednesday for iOS 5, with the iWork suite, iMovie, Remote and Find My iPhone receiving updates. Also, the company released a new iTunes Movie Trailers application, along with its previously announced Cards ordering software.

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Apple releases iOS 5 for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch & Apple TV

10/12/2011, 01:10 pm

As promised, Apple on Wednesday issued iOS 5, the next generation of its mobile operating system that powers the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch with wireless syncing, iCloud support and the new Notification Center.

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Apple releases Find My Friends, AirPort Utility apps for iOS 5

10/12/2011, 10:10 am

Continuing to debut iCloud-powered software and new features for iOS 5, Apple on Wednesday released Find My Friends and AirPort Utility on the App Store.

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Apple's free iMessage expected to undermine carriers' high-profit SMS business

10/11/2011, 01:10 am

Apple’s upcoming free messaging application iMessage in iOS 5 will likely disrupt wireless carriers’ thriving SMS texting business when it arrives on Tuesday, according to multiple analysts.

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Real Racing 2 first iOS game with 4-person split big screen action via AirPlay

10/06/2011, 09:10 pm

Game developer Firemint has announced a new feature for the iOS 5 update to its "Real Racing 2" game that will offer the first 4-player split-screen iOS gaming experience on an HDTV by leveraging the computing power of Apple's A5 processor and AirPlay wireless streaming technology.

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Apple posts video stream of iPhone 4S keynote

10/04/2011, 05:10 pm

Apple has posted video of Tuesday's special event to unveil the iPhone 4S, with Siri voice control technology, online for the public to see.

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