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Topic: iPod touch

Apple adds multiplayer Game Center restriction to iOS 4.1

08/15/2010, 08:08 pm

Apple has added a new option to restrict multiplayer games in developer builds of iOS 4.1, indicating that the new Game Center is approaching its official release to users.

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WSJ: Apple's tight control of iAds frustrates advertisers

08/15/2010, 08:08 pm

A new report alleges that Apple's fledgling mobile advertising service, iAd, is off to a "bumpy start," as advertisers experience delays due to Apple's creative involvement.

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Apple ID security bolstered, forums taken offline after apparent hack

08/15/2010, 08:08 pm

Apple's online support discussion forums were taken offline this weekend after the site was apparently targeted by a malicious attack. The company has also increased its Apple ID account security (which is shared by iTunes) following earlier account fraud.

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Hackers patch PDF exploit on older, jailbroken iOS devices

08/13/2010, 02:08 pm

Apple has not released a patch for a PDF exploit that affects older iPhones and iPod touches, but ironically hackers who have used the security flaw to "jailbreak" iOS devices have delivered their own fix.

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VPN capabilities of iPhone, iPad targeted in patent suit against Apple

08/13/2010, 09:08 am

Apple, along with a handful of other companies, is the target of a new lawsuit that claims iOS devices, including the iPhone and iPad, violate a patent related to virtual private networking.

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Apple's iPod refresh pegged for for mid-September - rumor

08/11/2010, 04:08 pm

While Apple's still-unannounced iPod-centric keynote is seen as an inevitability, when the company will actually hold the annual event remains unknown. One new report suggests it will take place in mid-September.

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Apple releases iOS 4.0.2, 3.2.2 with fix for PDF exploit

08/11/2010, 03:08 pm

Apple on Wednesday patched a PDF exploit found in its mobile devices with iOS 4.0.2 for the iPhone and iPod touch, and iOS 3.2.2 for the iPad.

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iPod touch with two cameras, Retina Display said to arrive soon

08/10/2010, 07:08 pm

A new rumor claims that Apple plans to release a new iPod touch with a high-resolution Retina Display and two cameras -- much like the iPhone 4 -- in "a few weeks."

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Apple offers volume educational discounts for App Store purchases

08/10/2010, 10:08 am

Apple this week announced the App Store Volume Purchase program for iOS devices, allowing educational institutions to purchase mobile software in volume at a discounted price for devices like the iPad.

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European Union joins FTC investigation into Apple's opposition of Flash

08/10/2010, 09:08 am

Regulators from the European Union have reportedly joined the U.S. Federal Trade Commission in investigating Apple and its practice of blocking Adobe Flash from iOS devices, including the iPhone and iPad.

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iOS 4.1 beta supports for mobile-free FaceTime via email

08/06/2010, 04:08 pm

New support in the developer beta 3 release of iOS 4.1 allows users to make FaceTime video calls without needing a phone number or mobile service, strengthening the case for FaceTime support on iPod touch, iPad and Macs.

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Apple rumored to hold August event to unveil new iPod lineup

08/06/2010, 03:08 pm

Apple could hold its iPod-centric event sooner than the expected September timeframe, with an event rumored to take place either Aug. 16 or 17.

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Browser-based 'jailbreak' website blocked at Apple retail stores

08/06/2010, 03:08 pm

After a number of pranksters uploaded videos of themselves "jailbreaking" demo iOS devices on display at Apple's retail stores, the company has blocked access to the website from its networks.

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MacBook Air update with lower price expected from Apple in September

08/06/2010, 11:08 am

Citing supply chain sources, a Wall Street analyst claims that Apple is poised to introduce two new MacBook Air models this September, along with the expected iPod line refresh.

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Alleged next-gen iPod touch part has forward facing camera space

08/05/2010, 03:08 pm

New photos claimed to be of a front panel for Apple's forthcoming iPod touch upgrade show a spot for a forward-facing camera, providing more evidence that the next-generation media player will support the FaceTime open standard for video chat.

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FTC believed to be investigating Apple's anti-Flash stance

08/05/2010, 02:08 pm

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has denied a Freedom of Information Act request for documents related to a complaint filed by Adobe against Apple, stating that the release of the information would impede the commission's "law enforcement" duties.

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Apple close to acquiring Chinese game maker for $148M - report

08/05/2010, 11:08 am

Apple is rumored to be in talks to buy a Chinese mobile Internet service provider and game developer for $148 million, with a final agreement said to be "close."

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Unconfirmed case illustrations show upcoming iPod touch

08/04/2010, 11:08 pm

Photo illustrations supposedly obtained from iPod case manufacturers show a new version of the iPod touch with a camera and flash.

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Apple's iTunes cloud playback from MobileMe iDisk gets noticed

08/04/2010, 05:08 pm

Nearly a month after Apple added support for background audio playback from its MobileMe service to the free iOS iDisk app, a flurry of interest has swirled around the feature.

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Apple releases iOS 4.1 beta 3 to developers

08/03/2010, 05:08 pm

Apple has made a third beta of iOS 4.1 available to developers, focusing on updates and enhancements to AV Foundation and Media Player, GameKit, UIKit and MapKit.

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