Apple CEO Steve Jobs Slammed as ‘Big Brother’ and a Censor in Video

  Apple’s CEO, Steve Jobs, has always been an innovator and a forward thinker. Back in November, Apple decided to pull an app called the “Manhattan Declaration” after receiving nearly 7,000+ signatures from a Change.org petition in protest. The app in question had been approved by Apple originally but its stance against a woman’s right to ...

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European Carriers Want Apple to Pay for iTunes Data Usage

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It looks like it is not just AT&T that is having problems handling the enormous data usage generated by Apple’s wildly popular iPhone model of smart phones—European carriers are also feeling the weight on their networks. However, unlike AT&T, who has remained silent about how much network usage the iPhone consumes, European carriers France Telecom ...

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Apple’s iPad Killing Amazon’s Kindle but Who Will Win E-Book War?

iPad and Kindle costumed characters look to do battle

The war over digital books has just begun and two of the biggest players—Apple and Amazon.com—might be able to find a happy medium. That is, as long as Amazon decides to pull the plug on its Kindle e-book reader. While the Kindle hit stores before the iPad, Apple’s tablet device is putting on an amazing ...

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The Beatles!? I want my Verizon iPhone, iPad 2 and iOS 4.2 Already

The Beatles are finally on iTunes. I’ll spare you the whole saga between Apple, Apple Records and the Beatles since the story is long and pretty boring actually. Anyone who wanted the Beatles on their iPod already put them on it themselves years ago. What I want to know is where the heck my Verizon ...

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So Much iOS Streaming

Apple appears to be moving quickly towards a streaming media system for iTunes and its iOS devices. Streaming media is certainly the future of entertainment, and Apple's own products and those of third party developers are certainly moving towards the emerging trend. Besides just those $0.99 streaming television shows from iTunes, expect a whole bunch ...

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Custom Text Message Ringtones in iOS 4.2

Apple's coming iOS 4.2 update promises quite a lot. Wireless printing on the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad will all be making an appearance. However, some of the actual phone functions on the iPhone 4 are still lacking. I ran into a huge amount of frustration the other day trying to send a photograph via ...

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Apple’s iOS 4.2 Coming Sooner Than Expected?

       The next version of iOS might show up on Apple's devices sooner than anyone expected. The first beta version of the new operating system has already been distributed. For those not paying attention to the endless stream of factoids floating about the iOS news sites, iOS 4.2 is the one that will unify Apple's iPod ...

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Forget Music, Apple’s App Store is Growing Extremely Quickly

Apple's iTunes App Store is experiencing a tremendous amount of growth. In fact, according to Amysco—a mobile app development company—it is projected to overtake Apple's music downloads. Not just music downloads this year, but total music downloads since iTunes began. Of course, you have to realize that many iOS apps are free. However, even free ...

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The iPhone 4 Gets a Second App Store

Apple’s iPhone just got a second app store—one you do not need to jailbreak your phone to use. How exactly was this feat managed? Remember all of those web-based apps from 2007 before the iTunes app store was launched? Well, ingenious entrepreneurs Teck Chia, Flora Sun and Tim Wuu have created OpenAppMkt—an online store for ...

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Streaming iTunes to Your iPhone: Not as Farfetched as You Might Think

BoyGeniusReport is citing anonymous but “reliable” sources that claim that Apple is planning on offering streaming services through its iTunes store and wireless synchronization between your iOS powered devices and PC. NetworkWorld claims that the most likely date for the new features to roll out will be sometime in September. No word yet on pricing, ...

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Get Your iTunes to Sync With Your BlackBerry

Ah finally. Research In Motion Ltd.’s (RIM) BlackBerry has gotten an app that gives you music features that even those iPhone users do not have: the ability to wirelessly synchronize your BlackBerry to your iTunes playlists from anywhere. Available now on the BlackBerry App World for $15, Music WithMe promises a lot and delivers. According ...

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