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Apple App Store hitting 25 billion downloads imminently

Apple App Store hitting 25 billion downloads imminently

The folks at Apple have announced the soon to be hit 25 billion downloads mark from the iTunes App Store - that is, all apps downloaded for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. These apps number in the millions, and now the downloads of these apps have nearly reached the 25th billion - that's no tiny mile mark. When the 25 billionth download is hit, the person to grab that final download is said to be eligible to win a $10,000 App Store Gift Card - you could download the whole darn place with that kind of cash!

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iOS 5.1 GM leak confirms Japanese Siri & camera shortcut

iOS 5.1 GM leak confirms Japanese Siri & camera shortcut

Siri's incoming Japanese skills have apparently been confirmed, with a leaked copy of the iOS 5.1 Gold Master showing the new language addition in the settings menu, as well as a tweaked iPhone lockscreen. Hints of Siri's new linguistic abilities had been shown earlier in the week, when the virtual personal assistant itself began confirming Japanese was supported, and BGR's access to a leak of the GM 5.1 release confirms it.

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Pinterest for iPhone Review

Pinterest for iPhone Review

As the sharing environment and website known as Pinterest gain heavy steam in the art and design community around the world, it's only natural that the developers behind this already massively successful platform would create a mobile app. It's the iPhone 4S we're taking a look at Pinterest's version 1.4.2 app with, and it's the iPhone that this app is made for. What you'll find is that not only do you have most of the abilities you've got in the web browser version of this app at your disposal, the fact that you've got Pinterest in your hand rather than on your computer screen makes it more entertaining than ever before - and that's saying something, Pinterest is addicting!

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PureTek iPhone screen protectors promise one-shot perfection

PureTek iPhone screen protectors promise one-shot perfection

It's not easy differentiating between protection kits for the iPhone, but one we're seeing this week is looking to set itself apart in the ease in use department. This is the PureTek Roll-On Screen Shield Kit for iPhone 4/4S, and the magic is really in the applying mechanism. What you get is the screen protector plastic itself, but also an "error-free application tray" to go with it.

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Snow Lizard Products AQUA TEK S water-proof iPhone case announced

Snow Lizard Products AQUA TEK S water-proof iPhone case announced

There's a Kickstarter project being announced this week that'll bring a case like no other to the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S. This project is the Snow Lizard Products newest case and it goes by the name AQUA TEK S, a first of its kind "ruggedized," waterproof, and solar powered battery booster case. This case will come in a variety of different case colors and for a cool $100 you can get in early on the action early!

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Apple top for smartphones in 2011 but Android extends OS lead

Apple top for smartphones in 2011 but Android extends OS lead

Apple took top place in the worldwide smartphone charts in Q4 2011, new stats have suggested today, clinching the overall number one position for the year with 19-percent of the market. iPhone sales made up almost a quarter of smartphone purchases worldwide in the three months leading up to the end of 2011, Gartner claims, with Samsung taking the number two spot. In cellphones overall, Nokia remains on top of the charts but with a sliding market share, 23.8-percent of the worldwide market in 2011 but down over five points from 2010.

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VooMote Zapper iPhone Universal Remote Control Review

VooMote Zapper iPhone Universal Remote Control Review

The device you're about to see is a tiny piece of technology that plugs into the 30-pin port on your iPhone, your iPod Touch, or your iPad. What you'll get when you connect to the application that comes free from the iTunes App Store is a universal remote for essentially any television-connected device you've got in your living room. We've got the original release of the VooMote Zapper here, and what you'll see is only the beginning of your VooMote experience.

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Siri update may be for iPad 3

Siri update may be for iPad 3

Apple has tossed a brand new wrench into the gears of your iDevice hacking dreams, this time cutting out all devices from using Siri and her servers if you do not have the iPhone 4S. This device is currently the only device approved by Apple to use Siri, but as thousands of Siri-hungry Apple fans out there will tell you, they want it everywhere! Apple has released a brand new stopper for this situation so that the iPhone 4S is the only device that can Siri the night away, it being a simple token in the software that detects your device in so many words - on the other hand, this "fix" could just be to allow in the upcoming iPad 3.

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QuickShot with Dropbox for iPhone Review

QuickShot with Dropbox for iPhone Review

The app you're about to see a very brief review of requires little introduction and only a small explanation as it's only got a couple of functions, and it does them well. This app is made to do three things: capture video, capture photos, and upload media to Dropbox. This app does this uploading function in a unique manner as we've seen no application work with Dropbox in the background as effectively or in as perfectly simple a manner as we're seeing here - it just works!

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