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The “main entree” on the menu for today’s Apple event, the fourth generation iPod touch, was largely what rumors have led us to expect, and expectations were high. The latest iPod touch incorporates Apple’s Retina Display, the Apple A4 CPU, and three-axis Gyroscope. Read more »

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While I wouldn’t want to return to the days of clamshells, external antennas and dumphones, using the iPhone 4 sometimes feels like making calls with a fragile butterfly. To that end, I’ve built an accessory ecosystem to keep my iPhone 4 both beautiful and useful. Read more »

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Apple’s excruciatingly boring conference call for the third fiscal quarter has come and gone, but if you didn’t listen, or couldn’t stay awake, here are the top 10 items of interest (to me). Record Mac sales, antennagate and record revenue were some of the highlights. Read more »

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Anyone who thought the Mac is dead needs to think different(ly). Apple sold 3.472 million Macs last quarter, along with 3.270 million iPads to sync them with. Out of sync, were iPod and iPhone sales, but for Apple it was another quarter for the record books. Read more »

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Apple has announced that on July 23 the iPad will be available in nine more countries. On Friday, it will be on available in Austria, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand and Singapore. If you can find one, that is. Read more »

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Net Applications and AdMob have released their latest reports, and both suggest the protracted struggle for the future of mobile computing is far from over. As far as one can see into the future, there will be an abundance of apps and we can expect many Next Great Things Read more »

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Across the globe, iPhone 4 eyewitnesses are all seeing the same thing: lines around the block and few, if any, devices for those without reservations. Supplies of the iPhone 4 are dwindling, many stores expect to be sold out by the end of the day. Read more »

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In a distinct break from terse messages sent from his iPad, Steve Jobs has posted a 1,700 word missive on Apple’s website. Broken into six sections, the essay explains Apple’s stance on Flash in detail. Read more »

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Via Apple 2.0, online advertising network Chitika now estimates that more than 600,000 iPads have been sold, doubling first day sales as reported by Apple on Monday. If this rate continues, Apple will likely sell its millionth iPad before both the international and 3G iPad launch. Read more »

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With the Apple Event less than a day away, there’s no shortage of speculation and wish lists for iPhone OS 4, but what about less optimistic lists? For the jaded fan, there’s no reason to wait to start bitterly complaining about what should have been in iPhone OS today. Read more »

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Less than a week after the iPad launch, Apple has sent out media invitations for a “sneak peek of the next generation of iPhone OS software.” The event will take place this Thursday, April 8, at 10:00 PST at the Town Hall on Apple’s Cupertino campus. Read more »

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Apple has announced that on Saturday more than 300,000 iPads were sold, including pre-orders, deliveries to channel partners, and sales at Apple Retail Stores. Steve Jobs, no doubt from his iPad, was ebullient. Read more »

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The Wall Street Journal is just barely reporting that a CDMA iPhone will be introduced this fall, and that Apple’s exclusive relationship with AT&T “appears set to end.” According to “people briefed by the company” (presumably Apple), the CDMA iPhone will be one of two released, with the GSM model “likely to be thinner and have a faster processor.” Read more »

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Facts, supposition, and rumors swirl around the iPad as the April 3 launch nears, the biggest news being Apple has pushed back ship dates for new orders. At this point it seems like Apple could be looking at an iPad sellout launch weekend, but what does that mean for you? Read more »

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The latest report (PDF) from mobile advertising network AdMob has good news for the company’s parent firm, Google, but greats news for Google’s mobile rival Apple. For February, smartphone traffic share increased an astonishing 193 percent over the same period last year with a corresponding drop […] Read more »

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For many iPhone users held hostage by AT&T’s second-rate 3G network, the announcement that a nationwide rollout of the AT&T 3G MicroCell will begin in April sounds like a long-awaited promise of coverage rescue finally coming true. Certainly that’s what I thought when I started using […] Read more »

A few lucky individuals sending emails to steve@apple.com have apparently been getting responses from the iconic CEO on a range of topics from Mac availability to iPhone OS 4. The seeming randomness of what gets a response, and the often short, cryptic replies, seem reminiscent of […] Read more »

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