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iPhone 5 to have 4.6-inch Retina display

iPhone 5 to have 4.6-inch Retina display

This next generation iPhone, whatever it may end up being called by the end of the year when it will almost certainly be announced and launched, will continue the iPhone trend of having a Retina-quality display, this time at a larger 4.6-inch size. This update to the iPhone - or any size jump in the iPhone's display - has been criticized by analysts as being outright absurd due to the undeniably gigantic amount of hardware and software partners Apple has dedicated to the current size and shape of the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4. South Korean media speaking with an unnamed industry source have bucked the trend of speaking on a display size the same as what's been released already, saying a boost is in order.

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Flipboard sees red in China launch

Flipboard sees red in China launch

Auto-curating digital magazine Flipboard has begun its assault on China, with a new update adding support for social networks Sina, Weibo and Renren, along with new Chinese content. The app automatically pulls in news and articles from users' Facebook and Twitter contacts, but in a v1.8.3 update today, Flipboard introduced China-specific social network support so as to make a more convincing play for the market.

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iPhoto for iOS hits 1 million users in 10 days

iPhoto for iOS hits 1 million users in 10 days

Apple's new iPhoto app for iOS, first announced at the iPad event earlier this month, has reached over 1 million users in less than 10 days of being on the market. This is almost certainly one of the fastest selling apps in Apple's mobile app portfolio's history and certainly says a lot about the quality of the app itself. We've got a full review of iPhoto for iOS if you'd like to take a look, and do indeed suggest you try it out for yourself if you've not done so already.

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Yelp says iOS update gives it more prominence

Yelp says iOS update gives it more prominence

Yelp claims that Apple's most recent mobile software update has increased the level of connectivity it has with the iPhone 4S Siri voice recognition platform. In addition to integrating more information from Yelp in Siri results, the personal assistant now guides users directly to the iPhone Yelp app for even more detailed data on the location in question. It's expected to be a boon to Yelp after it just declared its initial public offering.

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Clear list-keeper app Review

Clear list-keeper app Review

An app which is very clearly part of the new world ultra-simple design movement tied directly to modernism in the getting-things-done department of all hipsters' lives is "Clear" for iOS. This application allows you to undeniably simply make lists of items you must do during the day and does it with a user interface that's candy for the eyeballs. This app works for iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone, and we certainly suggest the latter choice for all day long pushing and pulling for productivity growing.

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Asphalt 6: Adrenaline HD Retina Quality Review

Asphalt 6: Adrenaline HD Retina Quality Review

This update to the racing game series that's captivated the mobile gaming audience on Apple products for over a year now delivers an enhanced version of episode 6 with Retina-quality graphics and tweaks that'll give you giggles galore. This game now brings on the same fabulous big-name collection of racing car manufacturers in addition to several new vehicle models like the classic DMC Delorian (the same model you might recognize from the Back to the Future series of films.) There's nothing quite like pretending you're the Doc pummeling down your opponents in a full-on drift through Tokyo's streets on the 2012 iPad, nothing like it in the world.

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iPhone most satisfying smartphone claim consumers

iPhone most satisfying smartphone claim consumers

The latest J.D. Power smartphone satisfaction survey results are out, and Apple's iPhone has again clinched the US top spot for its people-pleasing abilities, its seventh win in a row. The iPhone was particularly praised for its ease of operation and feature-set, scoring 839 out of a possible 1,000 points with a lead of 41 ahead of HTC in second place. Meanwhile, battery life has shown itself to be one of the biggest factors in smartphone satisfaction, with solid runtimes leading to greater brand loyalty.

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GarageBand 1.2 for iOS Review

GarageBand 1.2 for iOS Review

With the announcement for the new iPad for 2012 came the update of the whole iLife suite for iOS, including the most fabulous version of GarageBand yet. This version 1.2 of GarageBand allows you not only to play some of your favorite string and percussion instruments in a very basic way from your iPad or iPhone, it allows you to get "smart" with several automated methods for music making. This newest version allows you to play the Smart Bass, the Smart Keyboard, and conduct an entire string orchestra with Smart Strings.

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Apple sued for deceptive Siri advertising

Apple sued for deceptive Siri advertising

A class action lawsuit has been filed against Apple, claiming that the company used "misleading and deceptive" advertising for its Siri voice-activated intelligent assistant feature on the iPhone 4S. The lawsuit was filed by New York resident Frank M. Fazio in the US District Court of Northern California.

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i4Siri brings Siri to jailbroken iOS 5 devices

i4Siri brings Siri to jailbroken iOS 5 devices

There have been a couple of theories as to why Siri hasn’t made an appearance on devices other than the iPhone 4S. Is it simply to shift more units of the flagship iPhone, or is it because the 4S packs a custom noise reduction chip? In any event, it hasn’t stopped enterprising hackers from porting the personal assistant to other iOS devices, and now there’s a relatively simple way of doing it yourself.

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