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iPhone 5 A5X chip tipped in testing plus new iPod touch

iPhone 5 A5X chip tipped in testing plus new iPod touch

Apple is reportedly testing a variant of the new iPad's A5X chipset designed for the next-gen iPhone 5, insiders suggest, along with a new iPod touch tipped to see major hardware changes. The revised smartphone processor, so 9 to 5 Mac's sources claim, is being internally trialled at Apple using existing iPhone 4S chassis, though the iPhone 5 itself is expected to mark a departure from the current design. It's paired with 1GB of RAM, just as with the third-gen iPad.

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Apple testing Nexus Tablet competitor in iPad mini

Apple testing Nexus Tablet competitor in iPad mini

This week there's been a bit of speculation surrounding the miniature, perhaps half-sized tablet Apple may or may not be working on behind the scenes. Earlier this week we heard Daring Fireball's John Gruber mention that a 7.85-inch model of the Apple tablet is currently in testing labs, though whether or not it would actually be considered for release seemed a different matter entirely. Now that Google Nexus Tablet rumors have caught fire again, is it time for Apple to get serious about tackling the mid-sized market?

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iPod Nano Touch concept gets skinny

iPod Nano Touch concept gets skinny

Designer Enrico Penello is known for his conceptual work in the industrial design world - and not least of all this week for his undeniably interesting Apple iPod Nano Touch design. What we're looking at here is a different direction entirely for the iPod, taking the height of one model and adding the touchscreen of another. Would such a design give Apple designers pause, or would they have a heart attack at the imperfect aspect ratio?

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House of Marley Bag of Rhythm Review

House of Marley Bag of Rhythm Review

This month we've gotten the opportunity take a peek at the House of Marley Bag of Rhythm, a massive carry-along amplifier for your iPhone and/or any other device with a headphone jack. The idea here is that you carry this beast along with you wherever you want to go jamming, and turn the twin 1-inch tweeters and 4.5-inch high-definition woofers out on the world to bring sunshine and positivity to your friendly neighbors. What you'll get is an aesthetically (and acoustically) lovely unique piece of equipment that'll fit any one of your iPods just perfectly.

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Jailbreak Con 2012 revealed with iOS hacks aplenty

Jailbreak Con 2012 revealed with iOS hacks aplenty

This year is the second year that the hacking community for iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches has been so large that they needed a convention of their own to hold them all - Jailbreak Con 2012. The first version of this event was called MyGreatFest and took place in London - this year's event is completely rebranded and will be popping up all the way over in San Francisco, California here in the USA. This event will contain not only keynote speakers and round-table discussions with developers from all walks of iOS life, it'll have vendors and media representation too - the real deal!

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iOS photo access glitch fix incoming tip sources

iOS photo access glitch fix incoming tip sources

The iOS loophole allowing developers to suck all of the photos stored on an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad with rogue applications to a remote server is set to be closed by the next iOS release, sources claim. The functionality is supposedly unintentional on Apple's part, insiders familiar with the situation told The Verge, but the Cupertino company has been informed of the flaw and is working on a fix.

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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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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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Tim Cook assures us he’ll keep Apple unique

Tim Cook assures us he’ll keep Apple unique

Today in an interview / keynote speech with investors at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference 2012, Tim Cook answered many questions on Apple, including on his position in the company. What Cook has done and will do in the very near future was spoken about and explained in short, Cook coming across very much as the man who's not only in charge of Apple, but in love with its culture as well. Cook would not, as it said "permit the slow undoing of it" simply because that wasn't a possibility because Apple is a company he believes in so deeply.

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incase Shepard Fairey collection revealed

incase Shepard Fairey collection revealed

The folks at one of the most recognizable case companies in the world, incase, have teamed up with one of the most highly visible artists on the planet, Shepard Fairey, to bring a collection of bags and cases that'll set your heart on fire. Four different families of designs, one each of the popular designs "Yen Pattern Red," "Yen Pattern Black," "Lotus Ornament," and "Obey Elephant" have been revealed in a variety of packagings. MacBook Sleeves, iPhone cases, and backpacks, oh my!

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