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Tumblr for iPhone and Android tweaked: Faster and more messaging

Tumblr for iPhone and Android tweaked: Faster and more messaging

Microblogging service and teen-sensation Tumblr has pushed out new updates for its mobile apps, streamlining the reblogging system and making mobile messaging more straightforward. The new iPhone and Android apps - both free - also update the notifications system, allowing you to instantly see new messages and other alerts, and it's possible to find new blogs to follow from other social sites you're registered with.

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12m iPhone and iPad ID database hacked from FBI claims AntiSec

12m iPhone and iPad ID database hacked from FBI claims AntiSec

Hack collective AntiSec claims to have broken into an FBI agent's laptop and extracted what turned out to be a 12m long list of personal details from Apple devices, alleging that the federal agency had been tracking users. The document supposedly contains Unique Device Identifiers (UDID), usernames, name and type of device, Apple Push Notification Service tokens, zipcodes, cellphone numbers, addresses, and other content; AntiSec has released 1,000,001 UDIDs (along with the device name/type) as a proof of hack.

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Bluetooth Smart adds running and cycling profiles for wireless health tracking

Bluetooth Smart adds running and cycling profiles for wireless health tracking

A pair of new fitness-centric profiles for Bluetooth devices have been revealed, aiming to streamline the short-range wireless technology's usefulness in running and cycling applications like Nike's Fuelband. The new Bluetooth Smart 4.0 profiles will support data collection such as running cadence, length of stride, and total distance for runners, or alternatively speed, distance and pedal cadence for cyclists.

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Apple terrified Samsung will spill iPad and iPhone sales stats

Apple terrified Samsung will spill iPad and iPhone sales stats

Samsung's renegade evidence gush has left Apple terrified that its South Korean court rival will spill sensitive sales summaries and buyer surveys, it's been revealed, ahead of their use in cross-examining marketing exec Philip Schiller later today. The Cupertino firm has demanded that Judge Lucy Koh ensure that the documents - which could cause "severe harm to Apple" if disclosed - be sealed, having been given last-minute notification that they were to be used in today's hearing.

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Define Failure: 26m iPhones, good or bad?

Define Failure: 26m iPhones, good or bad?

26m iPhones in a three month period. Apple's Q3 2012 results are out, and while the huge year-on-year growth for iPad is an eye-catcher, it's the shifting sales of the company's flagship smartphone that have split opinion. For many - Nokia, for instance, or HTC - 26m sales would be the very definition of "a good problem to have", but for Apple it's not so straightforward. While the company has seen 28-percent year-on-year growth for the iPhone, its also seen a 26-percent drop quarter-on-quarter. So, is the iPhone stumbling, or is this all entirely understandable?

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Facebook launches new Pages Manager app for iPhone

Facebook launches new Pages Manager app for iPhone

Facebook has just starting to roll out of the new app for the iPhone that will help people manage pages and keep in touch with followers. The new app is called Pages Manager. The new app apparently is very similar to the standard Facebook app, but all the features are dedicated to supporting fan pages.

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iPhone 5 LTE release date tipped via Qualcomm shortage

iPhone 5 LTE release date tipped via Qualcomm shortage

This week it appears that the next generation iPhone 5 may have been inadvertently tipped by Qualcomm's quarterly earnings call via a supply issue warning for analysts tracking their mobile chipsets. The chipsets that are, in particular, seeing a strain on supply at the moment are their new 28-nm modem chips made to power the next generation of LTE speed devices. Qualcomm Chief Executive Paul Jacobs spoke to analysts saying that "demand went so far ahead of availability that we've decided to start spending more money to get more supply as soon as possible."

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Next iPhone tipped to use Liquidmetal (again)

Next iPhone tipped to use Liquidmetal (again)

Another day, another iPhone rumor. This time it’s actually an old one brought back from the dead: ETNews reports that the iPhone 5 will shift away from the 4 and 4S' glass construction and instead be made from Liquidmetal. If you remember, Apple bought the IP rights to the Liquidmetal technology back in August 2010, and it has since been used in the SIM card ejector tool.

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