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Free Stanford iPhone dev podcasts downloaded 1 million times

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Interest in iPhone development is hot enough to be setting records in another category Apple has pioneered: education podcasts. Stanford’s iPhone course has recently hit a million downloads milestone in iTunes U.

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May 18, 2009   No Comments

SlingPlayer Mobile for iPhone: an in-depth review

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Sling Media’s release of its SlingPlayer Mobile application for the iPhone and iPod touch early this morning will give Sling enthusiasts a new way to watch their home TV signals remotely from nearly anywhere, but some significant limitations in the app are likely to dampen some users’ initial enthusiasm

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May 13, 2009   No Comments

Apple opens developer forums to Snow Leopard discussion

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Signaling an new open approach to its operating system development plans, Apple has announced new threads for discussing the forthcoming Mac OS X Snow Leopard operating system on the developer forums available to Apple Developer Connection Premier and Select members.

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May 8, 2009   No Comments

FTC investigating antitrust ties between Apple, Google

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

The US Federal Trade Commission is examining the relationship between Apple and Google to determine if the companies are violating antitrust law.

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May 4, 2009   2 Comments

Steve Jobs deposition offers peek inside Apple

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

A deposition given by Apple chief executive Steve Jobs to the Securities and Exchange Commission last year offers a window into the luminary’s role at electronics maker and the largely fictitious history erected around his return to the company in 1997.

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April 27, 2009   1 Comment

Snow Leopard Server to offer low cost, secure mobile access to iPhone

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Apple will leverage the popularity of the iPhone to deliver business users new Mobile Access services in Snow Leopard Server to securely deliver corporate email, contact, calendar, and intranet web services to iPhone and iPod touch users far more cost effectively than Microsoft Windows Server.

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April 24, 2009   1 Comment

Apple apologizes over Baby Shaker app

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Apple’s App Store, often lambasted for being slow and excessively conservative in its approval process, is now apologizing for having approved a game where players kill babies by shaking them to death.

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April 23, 2009   1 Comment

Apple happy with AT&T, indicates no plans for CDMA iPhone

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Asked Wednesday about his company’s exclusive relationship with AT&T — cited by some as a barrier to further iPhone penetration — Apple interim chief Tim Cook responded by praising the carrier as ‘the best wireless provider in the US,’ explaining that its GSM foundation gels with Apple’s goal of providing ‘one phone for the entire world’ while rival CDMA technology ‘doesn’t really have a life to it.’

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April 22, 2009   No Comments

Bluetooth 3.0 arrives with promise of eightfold speed increase

Prince McLean, AppleInsider
The next version of the Bluetooth short-range wireless protocol officially launched this week, promising an eightfold speed increase to boost the low power protocol into the same performance range as WiFi wireless networking, while allowing Bluetooth 3.0 devices to fall back to lower power mode when not actively transferring data.

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April 22, 2009   2 Comments

Apple responds to Microsoft ads: “a PC is no bargain”

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Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Apple has responded to the new Microsoft ads promoting low-cost generic PCs as a cheaper alternative to the Mac, stating “A PC is no bargain when it doesn’t do what you want.”

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April 16, 2009   32 Comments

Apple stores to ditch Windows EasyPay systems for iPhone 3.0

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Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Apple retail stores are looking to move away from Windows Mobile-based handheld checkout devices in favor of iPod touches with custom accessory add-ons, with a transition expected to follow the release of iPhone 3.0 later this year.

AppleInsider | Apple stores to ditch Windows EasyPay systems for iPhone 3.0
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April 10, 2009   5 Comments

Scammers offer to help iPhone developers defraud Apple

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Daniel Eran Dilger & Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Third party iPhone App Store developers have received propositions from a scammer offering to buy large volumes of their iPhone applications and then split the resulting revenue with them, apparently using fraudulent iTunes gift certificates to make the purchases.
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April 7, 2009   6 Comments

Microsoft’s latest ad attacks Mac aesthetics, computing power

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Prince McLean, AppleInsider
Continuing its advertising campaign which seeks to promote generic PCs running Windows as more attractive than Macs, Microsoft’s latest spot plays up specifications over aesthetics as opposed to just suggesting that PCs are simply cheaper as the previous spot did. However, it end up making the opposite point instead.

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April 4, 2009   30 Comments

Microsoft allows HP to wipe Windows 7 with XP through 2010

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Prince McLean, AppleInsider
Despite valiant efforts to push its Windows licensees to adopt Vista and the forthcoming Windows 7, Microsoft has one again agreed to extend the option of selling Windows XP for use on new PCs for another year, through April 30, 2010.

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April 4, 2009   4 Comments

Next-gen iPod touch, iPhone to support low-power 802.11n

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Prince McLean, AppleInsider
Wireless radio component specifications contained within beta distributions of iPhone 3.0 firmware reveal support for a new chip enabling low power 802.11n that’s bound for Apple’s third-generation iPod touch. It’s therefore also likely to be included with new iPhone models.

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April 4, 2009   4 Comments