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iOS 5 Beta Sets Dev’s iPhone 4 Cable on Fire

iOS 5 Beta Sets Dev’s iPhone 4 Cable on Fire

A fellow by the name of Gus Pinto has garnered some attention in the early hours of July 8th, 2011, aka this morning with a Tweet that's about to be setting the Apple world on fire: “My charging cable caught on fire while charging my iPhone 4 running iOS5. #fail” Sound's like a hot topic to me, does it to you? What we're to understand here is that this particular developer of iOS-based software was running an early version of the newest Apple mobile operating system, iOS 5 on his iPhone 4, when a simple charge of the device resulted in some "small flames" which of course his iPhone cord could not hardly withstand for long.

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Burn the Rope 1.2 Bursting Up iPhone Soon

Burn the Rope 1.2 Bursting Up iPhone Soon

If playing with fire is your thing then a safer alternative might be to play the popular iPhone game, Burn the Rope. Feeding the fire to burn as much rope as possible is the aim of the game. Along the way there are various bugs and critters that complicate the matter in enough fun and challenging ways to warrant 80 levels of game play. For those already loving the game, rejoice the fact that version 1.2 is coming soon and details on the enhancements are out.

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iPhone 4 Scalpers Force Apple to Shut Down Beijing Flagship Store

iPhone 4 Scalpers Force Apple to Shut Down Beijing Flagship Store

The Chinese grey market is a lucrative place to find gadgets, and pretty much anything else. Popular items include high-priced gadgets, like many of Apple's devices, and it looks like the iPhone 4 hasn't escaped the attention. All over the world where the newest iPhone is sold, it's a common practice for customers to buy up a large quantity of the devices, and then send them over to China, where they can be re-sold in the grey market. That practice is going strong, as it was revealed today that Apple was forced to close their flagship Apple store, located in Beijing, due to scalpers of the iPhone 4.

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iPhone 4 Gets “Will it Blend” Treatment, Has Predictable Outcome [Video]

iPhone 4 Gets “Will it Blend” Treatment, Has Predictable Outcome [Video]

Considering all the hub-bub about the iPhone 4, and the amount of coverage it's garnered over the last couple of days has been right in line with all the other previous iPhone launches. But we know not everyone out there are iPhone fans, and maybe this video is your time to point and laugh. (Though, truth be told, there's probably plenty of that happening, anyway.) Thanks to the crazy guys over at Blendtec, we've got some more awesome video of today's awesome tech being blended away into oblivion. And, yes. It will blend.

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Latest iPhone explosion in Belgium; French watchdog begins investigation

Latest iPhone explosion in Belgium; French watchdog begins investigation

All eyes are on Snow Leopard and the growing queues outside Apple stores today - we're told London's Regent Street store had a line round the block before it opened - but another exploding iPhone report could sour the good mood at Cupertino. According to TechCrunch UK, Belgian news sources are reporting that a 15-year-old boy was holding his iPhone next to his ear, about to make a call, when it "imploded".

Apple investigating iPhone explosions

Apple investigating iPhone explosions

Apple are reportedly beginning an investigation into the various cases where iPhones have exploded in Europe, a sensible tactic considering the spate of hissing, steaming and smashing smartphones we've heard of over the past few weeks.  The company maintains its belief that "these are isolated incidents and that there is not a general problem", however.

Apple adds China UnionPay to its list of partners

Apple adds China UnionPay to its list of partners

Continuing its courtship of the Chinese market, Apple has just announced that its App Store has just added UnionPay as a payment option in the region. Being the only domestic bank card network in China, UnionPay's presence will make it much easier for iPhone, iPad, and Mac users to get their app fix, no matter their actual credit card. This also makes it easier for them to get hooked into the app-buying fever, which could very well boost China's position as Apple's second largest app consumer.

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Galaxy Note 4 appetizers: ads extolling the S Pen

Galaxy Note 4 appetizers: ads extolling the S Pen

Just 9 days or so to go, so naturally Samsung is trying to build up the hype surrounding its next stylus-toting phablet, the Galaxy Note 4. And it is doing so by trying remind us, or convince most, that smartphones haven't killed off the need for a writing instrument and that the S Pen might just be the perfect tool to bridge the analog and digital divide.

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