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Mac security researcher wins Pwn2Own contest with Safari hack

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Prince McLean, AppleInsider
In a repeat performance of last year, security researcher Charlie Miller arrived at the CanSecWest conference this week with a prepared exploit to use in cracking Safari running on Mac OS X.
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March 19, 2009   7 Comments

AT&T to offer limited iPhone 3G sales without contract

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Prince McLean, AppleInsider

AT&T will begin offering “no commitment” pricing on the iPhone 3G beginning on March 26, without any service contract requirement, according to a report leaking an internal company training memo.
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March 18, 2009   No Comments

iPhone graphics may get multiprocessor performance upgrade

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Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Imagination Technologies, the firm that designs the PowerVR graphics core used in the iPhone, has announced a new generation of its SGX design with multi-processor support, providing embedded graphics applications such as a future iPhone with up to 16 cores.

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March 18, 2009   2 Comments

Apple Q&A sheds light on iPhone 3.0

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Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Apple executives Scott Forstall, Phil Schiller and Greg Joswiak answered a series of questions from reporters about the iPhone 3.0 platform, providing some addition information outside of that presented in the prepared comments.

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March 17, 2009   17 Comments

Developers show off new features of iPhone 3.0

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Prince McLean, AppleInsider
Two weeks ago, Apple presented its new iPhone 3.0 Software Development Kit to a select group of iPhone developers, then allowed them to take the stage and show off what they could create on the new platform.

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March 17, 2009   No Comments

App Store audience hits 30 million users, 13M iPod touches sold

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Prince McLean, AppleInsider

At its preview of the new iPhone 3.0 platform, Apple has finally revealed sales figures for iPhones and iPod touch units together: 30 million devices. The company noted that it has sold 17 million iPhones, leaving 13 million iPod touch sales.

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March 17, 2009   1 Comment

iPhone 3.0 adds Copy & Paste, MMS, global Spotlight search

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Prince McLean, AppleInsider

At the preview of the new iPhone 3.0 platform, Apple announced new features for users that include the ability to select text for copy and paste between applications, MMS, and scores of other new features.

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March 17, 2009   2 Comments

iPhone 3.0 to include peer-to-peer support, push notification

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Prince McLean, AppleInsider

In offering a preview look at the new iPhone OS 3.0 platform, senior vice president of iPhone software Scott Forstall announced that Apple has added over a thousand new Application Programming Interfaces to allow developers greater access to the mobile device’s features, from peer to peer discovery to peripheral hardware support to background notifications.

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March 17, 2009   1 Comment

Apple criticized for iPod shuffle’s new ‘authentication chip’

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Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Apple this weekend was hit with a media assault after reports suggested that a mysterious authentication chip in the third-generation iPod shuffle, responsible for supporting the player’s new headphone-integrated playback controls, signaled a rogue attempt on the company’s part to block third parties from developing their own replacement headphones for the device without paying a licensing fee.
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March 16, 2009   11 Comments

Apple to unveil iPhone 3.0 software at March 17th event

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Slash Lane and Prince McLean, Apple Insider
Apple on Thursday announced plans to hold a special media event for journalists on its Cupertino-based campus that will offer a sneak preview of the next-generation iPhone operating system dubbed iPhone 3.0.

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March 12, 2009   6 Comments

Apple details new Voice Over controls for iPod shuffle

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Prince McLean, Apple Insider
Apple has detailed the remote control features of the new third generation iPod shuffle, which pairs Apple’s now-standard earphones with an integrated remote that includes voice feedback and visual signals from an indicator light.

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March 11, 2009   1 Comment

Corporate legal scrambles to withdraw inflated Palm Pre claims

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Prince McLean, Apple Insider
After Palm investor Roger McNamee of Elevation Partners made wildly optimistic claims about the forthcoming Palm Pre, attorneys at Palm and Elevation Partners issued a free writing prospectus ‘clarifying’ facts that were misstated and ‘withdrawing’ his more exaggerated claims.

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March 10, 2009   6 Comments

Jailbreak stores plot to plunder iPhone app revenue

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Prince McLean, AppleInsider
At least three groups are working to syphon cash from Apple’s river of revenue between iPhone users and third party developers. Accomplishing that will require inducing more jailbreaking of iPhones, ensuring contention from Apple itself.

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March 9, 2009   18 Comments

Japanese “hate” for iPhone all a big mistake

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Prince McLean, AppleInsider
A report intending to portray the iPhone as “hated” in the Japanese market turns out to have been built upon fake quotations from industry writers and observers who were misrepresented by remarks attributed to them that they never made. Their actual comments on the iPhone’s prospects in Japan are far more interesting.

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February 28, 2009   19 Comments

CBS streaming free TV programming to iPhone users

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Prince McLean, AppleInsider
CBS Mobile has released TV.com, a free new mobile application that allows iPhone and iPod touch users to watch full episodes of select CBS shows and other programming over WiFi or 3G mobile networks.

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February 26, 2009   2 Comments