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iPhone 5 June Release Confirmation is Complete Nonsense

iPhone 5 June Release Confirmation is Complete Nonsense

There's been a report from Korean site ETNews that the release date for the iPhone 5, a product that's not been announced in any manner, mind you, will be released at WWDC on June 5th, 2011. The key word they have in this original article is 확인된, aka "confirmed." They've noted that "industry officials" have spoken with them and that they've told them that CEO Steve Jobs will be there to release the flagship phone.

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Steve Jobs: “No Interest” in Radiation Detection App

Steve Jobs: “No Interest” in Radiation Detection App

If you are concerned with radiation levels coming from your cell phone, you can measure it if you have a BlackBerry or an Android phone, but not (officially) with your iPhone. Israeli developer Tawkon has been repeatedly rejected by the Apple App Store, and now has been personally refused by Steve Jobs in a two-word email: "No Interest". So now, Tawkon has posted instructions online through Cydia and on its website to download the app.

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Steve Jobs: “We Have No Plans To” Kill Off iPod Classic

Steve Jobs: “We Have No Plans To” Kill Off iPod Classic

The iPod Classic is a favorite for those who have a large music library and need to take it with them. An avid iPod Classic fan e-mailed Apple's CEO Steve Jobs a while back concerned that the company was planning to kill off the device since there were a lack of updates. Jobs replied back to the email via his iPhone stating, “We have no plans to.” According to MacRumors, the email appeared legitimate and was revealed today.

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Google almost tapped Jobs as CEO in 2000

Google almost tapped Jobs as CEO in 2000

Back before Google owned almost everything on the internet, in 2000, they were building the base of their Mountain View operation. Their venture capitalist backers decided that they needed "adult supervision". John Doerr came in and arranged a number of meetings for Google's co-founders Larry Page and Serge Brin. The goal? Google's new CEO. The pair met with Intel's Andry Grove, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, and others. Page and Brin turned all of these guys down. Why? Because they had one person they wanted to lead their new company, Steve Jobs.

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Twitter Temporarily Suspended Fake Steve Jobs Account With 460,000 Followers

Twitter Temporarily Suspended Fake Steve Jobs Account With 460,000 Followers

With the Apple iPad 2 event being the rage today, I couldn't ignore the news that Twitter temporarily suspended the fake but popular Steve Jobs account yesterday. @ceoSteveJobs has over 460,000 followers and has been openly impersonating the CEO, posting humorous Apple-related tweets for quite some time now. It is unclear why the action was taken, but as of this morning the account has been reinstated.

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Apple iPad crushes the competition

Apple iPad crushes the competition

Jobs announced a major win this morning while unveiling the new iPad 2 to those of us in the press. Speaking from San Francisco, he announced the release of this new tablet and spoke of the strength of the company moving into 2011. Apple's sales are more than strong. The industry giant has managed to nail the tablet market while hitting a huge milestone in the smart phone market. Steve Jobs announced this during his presentation today in San Francisco. He also presented figures on the more than phenomenal 2010 iPad sales figures.

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iOS 4.3 Photo Booth Introduced

iOS 4.3 Photo Booth Introduced

Apple introduced a rather strange little character in their keynote speech on iOS 4.3, a system released right alongside the second iPad. iPad 2 will be featuring a brand new version of Photo Booth, an application popular for first-time users of Apple products over the past few years as it's one of the only instantly fun-to-use apps loaded on every OS X product. Now it's here on the iPad 2 in iOS 4.3 with an oddly tantalizing set of features.

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Apple iOS 4.3 Released at iPad 2 Event

Apple iOS 4.3 Released at iPad 2 Event

Scott Forstall stood on stage after Steve Jobs introduced the first official look at the iPad 2 as we sat in the audience and looked upon the new icon with a gigantic 4.3 emblazoned upon it. This is definitely been in the cannon for a little while, its release being timed perfectly with the release of iPad 2. Safari performance has been improved with the Nitro JavaScript engine (exciting!) iTunes home sharing is introduced, allowing you to get all of your content directly over a Wifi connection. AirPlay has been improved, with a single tap on the AirPlay icon popping up a window that shows your Apple TV if it's in range (or whichever other device will play nice with it, we suppose!)

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Steve Jobs knighthood blocked by ex UK Prime Minister

Steve Jobs knighthood blocked by ex UK Prime Minister

Steve Jobs was reportedly blocked from receiving an honorary British knighthood in 2009, after then-Prime Minister Gordon Brown was supposedly snubbed by the Apple CEO. According to an unnamed senior MP from the UK's Labour party - who left the UK Parliament at the country's last general election - Brown had invited Jobs to speak at the annual Labour party conference but been turned down. In response, Brown denied requests by the MP to honor the Apple CEO for services to technology.

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