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Apple plans Podcast App for iOS 6 release

Apple plans Podcast App for iOS 6 release

Though not revealed this past week at WWDC 2012, Apple may well be pushing a Podcasts app in its final build of iOS 6 for all the mobile devices it's built for. This information comes from AllThingsD where they've got a tip that the disappearance of podcasts from the newest version of iTunes is the first in a series of signs that portend a future where Apple gives the podcast concept a much bigger spotlight in the iOS universe. Beginning with iTunes on mobile devices and spreading by the end of this year to desktop versions of iTunes, you'll find that the podcast section in the iTunes store will have become something entirely different.

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iOS 6 makes apps ask for permission before accessing your data

iOS 6 makes apps ask for permission before accessing your data

When you download an application from the iTunes store today for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, that app is not allowed to access your address book without you saying so - in iOS 6, that ability is expanded drastically. While the application known as Path started a wildfire several months ago when it was revealed to be accessing user contacts without their permission, it's a relatively giant waterfall of permissions you'll be working with later this year in the next generation in Apple's mobile operating system. The iDevice software known as iOS 6 was revealed this week at WWDC 2012 with a Beta release out now.

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iOS 6 signals Apple legacy device drop-off

iOS 6 signals Apple legacy device drop-off

For those of you that did not know, iOS 6 was revealed this week at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference 2012, and with it came news that several older model mobile devices, including the original iPad, would no longer be getting updates past version 5. Included in the update to Apple's latest mobile operating system are the iPhone 3GS, 4, and 4S, iPod touch models older than the 4th generation, and the iPad 2 and 3. Everything older than this will more than likely have service updates if bugs arise in the future with iOS 5, but they will not be traveling up unto the 6th iteration of Apple's mobile environment.

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WWDC 2012 Tim Cook keynote: We’re in!

WWDC 2012 Tim Cook keynote: We’re in!

This week Apple's biggest developer event of the year kicks off with the keynote we've literally just entered: Tim Cook is set to take the stage in just a few minutes and will be bringing you the whole set of announcements live and in-person. Here at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California, we're set up to bring you not only our one and only live event feed but entries all day into our [WWDC 2012 portal] for Apple news galore! We'll likely be seeing all sorts of new MacBook Pro notebooks, a brand new version of Apple's mobile operating system iOS 6, and an upgrade to several systems including the Mac Pro!

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Apple Free App of the Week explodes with Monsters Ate My Condo

Apple Free App of the Week explodes with Monsters Ate My Condo

If you've never played the Cartoon Network / Adult Swim app for iPhone and iPad called Monsters Ate My Condo, you probably either haven't heard of it - or your prone to seizures. Apple this week has decided to grand this application the honor of being the iTunes free app of the week, and without a doubt this is a deal you should partake in - if only to test the limits of your device's display. We've also reviewed this application in full for your pleasure several weeks ago, so let's have another peek at it today!

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Absinthe 2.0 iOS 5.1.1 jailbreak released for iPad, iPhone and iPod

Absinthe 2.0 iOS 5.1.1 jailbreak released for iPad, iPhone and iPod

A new jailbreak hack for iOS 5.1.1 on most iPad models plus the iPhone and iPod touch has been released, Absinthe 2.0, allowing for unofficial third-party apps to be installed on Apple's usually locked-down hardware. The handiwork of the Chronic-Dev Team and iPhone Dev Teams, Absinthe 2.0 promises one of the quickest jailbreaks to-date, simply a matter of plugging in a USB cable and clicking a button.

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iPhone 5 and iPod touch panels leaked

iPhone 5 and iPod touch panels leaked

Several of what appear very much to be iPhone 5 hardware components have been leaked today by a photographer showing what they say will be near-final pieces of the next-generation smartphone. The iPhone 5, also known at this point as The New iPhone, has been shown here to be working with a 3.95-inch display and are apparently identical to what the next iPod touch will be working with as well. These photos are accompanied by several photos of the camera components that are said to be set for the interiors of both devices as well.

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iOS 5.1.1 Jailbreak hacked already

iOS 5.1.1 Jailbreak hacked already

Apple's new iOS 5.1.1 may only have been available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users for a few hours, but already there's a jailbreak solution for installing unofficial apps, as long as you have the right device. The iPhone Dev Team's MuscleNerd has confirmed that those with devices not based on the Apple A5 chipset - which means the iPad 2 and new iPad, as long as the iPhone 4S - can use the previously released redsn0w jailbreaking tool.

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Pop Video iPhone projector beams qHD for $99

Pop Video iPhone projector beams qHD for $99

The idea of the pico projector is a novel one, but often the low resolution and poor light output makes them not entirely practical. That hasn’t stopped Samsung from creating a whole phone based around the idea, and now there’s an accessory for iPhone fans that should hopefully fare better than past offerings. The Pop Video projector attaches to the iPhone using the 30-pin dock connector, and can output at a qHD resolution.

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Echoer goes global: Mobile social hands-on

Echoer goes global: Mobile social hands-on

A brand new social network has just been launched in app form, based entirely in the mobile world, and we've gone hands-on right here in the Twin Cities and New York to show you how it'll change your life. This app environment is called Echoer, and it's tagline "thoughts that count" is the basis for its real-time thought and "echo" engine that'll have you exploring your world in a relatively brand new way right out of the box. This app has been in Beta in Canada for a couple of months already, now it's ready for prime time the world over.

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Apple Q2 Earnings Q and A reveals China, Anobit, Japan

Apple Q2 Earnings Q and A reveals China, Anobit, Japan

This week Apple is reporting their financial Q2 earnings with monumental numbers across the board including a $11.6 billion dollar profit and 35.1 million iPhones sold. These numbers were analyzed soon after the earnings call was complete with a Question and Answer session headed by Apple and lead investors. Questions mostly rang in about the future of Apple and their financial greatness, but also hit upon products and services.

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Element Case Vapor Dock for iPhone Review

Element Case Vapor Dock for iPhone Review

There's no lack of iPhone docks in the world, but not all of them are as fabulously high quality as the Element Case Vapor Dock. This dock is made of heavy metal - CNC Machined aluminum, in fact, with precision drilled holes and a weight that'll keep you grounded. The bulk of this device contains no technology at all, relying instead on a standard Apple iPhone/iPod cord to power your device up - that said, is it worth the cash?

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