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Apple Store 10th anniversary leak: Secret hardware for weekend install

Apple Store 10th anniversary leak: Secret hardware for weekend install

Talk of an Apple 10th retail anniversary event has resurfaced, with new leaks potentially pointing to a significant product launch to mark the occasion on Thursday, May 19. Apple had been tipped to be readying a birthday celebration after news of staff holiday black-outs leaked last month; now, according to BGR's "solid" source, Apple stores have apparently "already received hardware to install" with more tipped to arrive on Friday and Saturday. Installation is expected to take place overnight on Saturday, with 10-15 staff at each store on a top-secret, NDA-protected late shift.

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Apple dynamically-generated video ringtone patent spotted

Apple dynamically-generated video ringtone patent spotted

A new Apple patent application could lead to a new video ringtone system that could dynamically create caller ID clips and animations when your iPhone rings. The application, Dynamically Generated Ring Tones, describes an iPhone automatically cutting together different video clips associated with a particular caller, synching them to a separate audio track and creating, in effect, a unique video montage themed around the incoming call.

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Apple iOS 4.3 drops today at 10AM PT?

Apple iOS 4.3 drops today at 10AM PT?

Could iOS 4.3 be landing earlier than expected? Steve Jobs announced that the updated OS would arrive on Friday, March 11, alongside the new iPad 2, but a new rumor has pegged it for release today. BGR's source - who also had some interesting tidbits to share about the iPhone 4 mobile hotspot situation - claims iOS 4.3 will in fact be released at 10AM PT today.

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MobileMe online-only shift detailed by leaky Genius

MobileMe online-only shift detailed by leaky Genius

A leaked screenshot purportedly from Apple's internal systems has confirmed that MobileMe is transitioning to be available exclusively online. Rumored earlier this week, as part of broad sweeping changes to the Apple backup and remote access service, the information sent by an Apple Genius to 9 to 5 Mac suggests that once the the remaining MobileMe retail boxes have been sold, customers should be directed to the website instead.

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Apple’s App Store Gross Revenue to be $2 Billion in 2011, According to Citibank

Apple’s App Store Gross Revenue to be $2 Billion in 2011, According to Citibank

When the App Store launched, apps on your smartphone were just a novelty. But as the applications got better, and ultimately more advanced, the money started rolling in. Finding an application for something you need, whether it be a quick way to balance your checkbook, or some game that will keep you entertained on the spot, is one reason why Apple's App Store is so popular, and keeps raking in the money. According to a new report from Citibank, it doesn't look like that momentum is going anywhere, and in fact, will probably pick up in 2011.

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Apple’s iTunes Rental Service is Roughly One Tenth the Size of Netflix, Analyst Says

Apple’s iTunes Rental Service is Roughly One Tenth the Size of Netflix, Analyst Says

Brian Marshall, an analyst with Gleacher & Company, has come forward and put his two cents in as to how he believes Apple's iTunes rental services compare to that of Netflix. Or, perhaps how they don't compare. He published his note on Wednesday, pointing out sheer numbers in his comparison between the two services. Considering how popular Netflix is, and the fact that the company is now eyeing the possibility of an international roll-out of its services, perhaps the results aren't too shocking.

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Apple Remote gets AirPlay video streaming support

Apple Remote gets AirPlay video streaming support

Apple has updated its free Apple Remote app for iOS devices, adding in AirPlay video support. The app [iTunes link] now allows you to choose from video media stored on your computer and control its streaming to an Apple TV. Meanwhile, there's also control over internet radio playback, along with access to rented TV shows and movies on iTunes on your desktop.

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Monster Headphones Not Playing Well With Apple Devices

Monster Headphones Not Playing Well With Apple Devices

Not including the iPad, Apple includes a pair of in-ear headphones with your purchase of an iDevice. And for most people, those usually work well enough that they don't have to think about buying more headphones. But for those who want something different, and decided to go with a Monster-branded pair of 'phones, you may have been noticing that significantly distracting things have been happening to your music as of late. And it looks like Apple knows there is a problem, too.

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White iPhone 4 secretly cancelled; Apple treading water until iPhone 5?

White iPhone 4 secretly cancelled; Apple treading water until iPhone 5?

Apple has already confirmed that we shouldn't expect a white iPhone 4 until spring 2011, but now there's speculation that the Cupertino company doesn't intend to release the pale smartphone at all.  BGR's source has heard that Apple has internally canned the white iPhone 4, and that normally talkative manufacturers are refusing to comment on the talk of it being a case of production delays.

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