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iPhone 4 with iOS 5 gets speed test video

iPhone 4 with iOS 5 gets speed test video

Apple released iOS 5 to the masses yesterday and if you're curious how the update performs on an iPhone 4 compared to an iPhone 4 still running iOS 4.3.5, then here's a video that does a side-by-side speed test. Not only does the video compare two iPhone 4 devices running different iOS versions, it also includes the iPhone 3G running iOS 4.2 and the iPhone 3GS running iOS 4.3.

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Apple iPhone microUSB adapter appears to pacify EU

Apple iPhone microUSB adapter appears to pacify EU

Apple has quietly added a new iPhone Micro USB Adapter to its accessory line-up, allowing the iPhone 4S along with the iPhone 4, 3GS and 3G to be synchronized or charged via microUSB cable. Currently showing up in the UK Apple Store, and expected to ship by October 14 - the release date for the iPhone 4S - the adapter is presumed to be the company's response to the EU directive standardizing microUSB for charging cellphones.

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Samsung pushes iPhone 5 ban while antitrust specter looms

Samsung pushes iPhone 5 ban while antitrust specter looms

Courts at The Hague will rule on the Samsung versus Apple injunction request on October 14, deciding whether or not the Korean company can push ahead with its pre-emptive attempt to have the iPhone 5 banned from sale in Europe. Earlier today, Apple's legal team argued that Samsung had sought to mislead the 3G development process by withholding the fact that it was promoting the inclusion of certain technologies it had already patented. The Korean firm then attempted to ambush Apple, the lawyers suggested, in an attempt to distract from its own patent infringements, and demanding sky-high royalties.

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iPhone tracking: Not new, but already used by law enforcement

iPhone tracking: Not new, but already used by law enforcement

Fall-out from news earlier this week that the iPhone and 3G-enabled iPad maintain a comprehensive log of location data continues, with suggestions that not only are the revelations not as fresh as they're presented as, but arguments as to how dangerous the location collection actually is. Alex Levinson claims that the discovery of the "consolidated.db" database was in fact made several months ago, shortly after the release of the iPhone 4. The researcher also suggests that, contrary to much of the hype, the database itself is of relatively little importance, since Apple is not actually accessing it.

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SlashGear 101: What is a Jailbreak?

SlashGear 101: What is a Jailbreak?

Almost for as long as Apple has made the iPhone, owners of the handset have hoped to coax more features out of it than are officially supported. That desire spawned the jailbreak scene, hacking the iPhone - and, since then, the iPod touch, iPad and Apple TV - to bypass some of Apple's limitations. So what's a jailbreak, why should you do it, and will Apple confiscate your iPhone if you try? Read on as SlashGear 101 brings you up to speed.

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Target Offering iPhone 4 Trade-In Service

Target Offering iPhone 4 Trade-In Service

If you’ve got an on old iPhone 3G or 3GS just begging to be upgraded to an iPhone 4, then you’ve got one more day to take advantage of Target’s trade-in service. They are offering this service for a limited time and started accepting trade-ins on February 6th, with tomorrow the 12th being the last day.

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Peel Fruit turns iPhone into show-suggesting universal remote

Peel Fruit turns iPhone into show-suggesting universal remote

Another day, another iPhone remote control system that turns your Apple smartphone into a universal remote. Hot on the heels of RedEye's offering comes Peel, with a slightly different approach to the hardware/software hybrid setup. As well as the Peel software app, you get a bright yellow IR dongle called the Peel Fruit which hooks up via a ZigBee connection to an ethernet dongle - called the Peel Cable - on your router, and controls your A/V equipment.

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iPhone 3GS & 3G get iOS 4.2.1 carrier unlock with new redsn0w tool

iPhone 3GS & 3G get iOS 4.2.1 carrier unlock with new redsn0w tool

The iPhone Dev Team have released a new iPhone 3G/iPhone 3GS carrier unlock, taking advantage of a susceptible baseband that Apple itself is still supplying, and allowing the older smartphones to use any SIM with iOS 4.2.1. This new redsn0w version relies on baseband 06.15 still offered as part of the iPad's iOS 3.2.2 firmware; however, there are also some significant provisos that mean this method isn't for everybody.

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Panasonic MW-20 digital photo frame doubles as iPhone speaker-dock

Panasonic MW-20 digital photo frame doubles as iPhone speaker-dock

Perhaps we shouldn't be surprised; Panasonic's latest digital photo frame has sprouted an iPhone dock, allowing you to not only display images stored on its 2GB of internal storage but any pictures on the Apple smartphone.  The Panasonic MW-20 has a 9-inch LCD display on an adjustable hinge, and also works as a speaker-dock thanks to its 5.6-mm Super Slim Semi Dome Speaker and sound diffuser.

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