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FTC And Department of Justice May Investigate Apple’s Subscription Model

FTC And Department of Justice May Investigate Apple’s Subscription Model

According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple's new subscription model is catching the attention of U.S. antitrust enforcers. The Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission plan to delve into the situation but may not develop any formal investigation or any action against the company. Many publishers including music streaming service, Rhapsody, have criticized Apple's new subscription policy, even saying it is "economically untenable."

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Opening iPad Numbers Crush iPod and iPhone

Opening iPad Numbers Crush iPod and iPhone

This has to make Apple execs happy. A presentation at Google’s thinkmobile event by Mary Meeker, former Wall St. analyst now at Kleiner Perkins, showed just how monstrous the iPad’s numbers are compared to its older siblings the iPod and iPhone.

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Onkyo Debuts Two Affordable Home Theater Systems

Onkyo Debuts Two Affordable Home Theater Systems

Onkyo just announced today the release of two new “home-theater-in-a-box” (HTiB) systems for those wanting to indulge but on a budget. The systems feature the latest HDMI connectivity standard with support for 3D video and lossless audio all built to exacting standards for the ultimate music, movies, and gaming experience in your home.

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EA Running 99¢ Sale in US App Store

EA Running 99¢ Sale in US App Store

The next 48 hours are a great time to stock up on games for your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. EA Games is running a 99¢ sale on select games in the App store. They are calling this the "i ♥ 99¢ SALE!", so if you are looking for some cheap thrills for Valentines day, this may be the place to go.

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Paul Frank Julius Dance Machine Chimping Out Your iPod

Paul Frank Julius Dance Machine Chimping Out Your iPod

Need to revamp your iPod docking setup and unleash your inner fashionista? American fashion designer Paul Frank has teamed up with SpeakerCraft to bring an awfully cute iPod docking station featuring their iconic monkey mascot, Julius, embracing your iPod with love.

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iXtreamer Review

iXtreamer Review

It's a tough world for iPhone docks; no longer is it enough to simply offer party-friendly playback, the near-saturated market demands slick styling and superlative features if you want to get attention. Xtreamer has certainly pushed the boat out with the iXtreamer, with space not only for your iPhone or iPod but an iPad too, along with an internal hard-drive bay, network streaming and more. Is the iXtreamer the last word in iDocks? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Monster iMotion CarPlay 3000 lets you control your iPod in the car with motion control

Monster iMotion CarPlay 3000 lets you control your iPod in the car with motion control

Controlling your iPad or iPhone in your car with a normal FM transmitter can be a pain in the butt. Controlling them through a device that plugs them into the AUX port on your car isn't any better typically. The problem is that you have to look down to skip tracks and taking your eyes off the road isn’t a good thing.

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iOS Accounts for 65% of Apple’s Current Sales

iOS Accounts for 65% of Apple’s Current Sales

Oh my goodness gracious. Take a peek at the chart below created by the talented folks over at asymco. It depicts Apple's quarterly sales since the fourth quarter of 2005, three quarters before the iPhone was first released. The most staggering factor might either be the very obvious upward moving trend without very much of a dip since the chart began, or it might be the face that even though the iPhone (which was released in 2007) was the only iOS device out three and a half years ago, this past quarter iOS accounted for 65% of Apple's sales. That's monstrous.

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Apple Counts Up to 10 Billion App Downloads, Offers $10,000 Gift Card as Thanks

Apple Counts Up to 10 Billion App Downloads, Offers $10,000 Gift Card as Thanks

On April 10th, 2009, Apple started a contest for those who love the App Store, and downloading applications from it. They announced that they were catching up to the 1 billion downloads mark, and to celebrate the company wanted to hand out a $10,000 iTunes gift card, along with a few other prizes. On April 24th, they closed down the contest, as they officially passed the 1 billion downloads mark. Now, Apple is ready to celebrate again, as they've put up the app download counter again, this time tracking their arrival at 10 billion downloads. And once again, you could win if you're lucky enough.

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iXtreamer goes on sale: iPad dock, HDD streamer & 1080p 7.1ch

iXtreamer goes on sale: iPad dock, HDD streamer & 1080p 7.1ch

The iXtreamer iPod/iPad dock has landed in the UK, and you're getting plenty for your money. As well as an extra-wide docking slot suitable for Apple's iOS tablet, there's WiFi b/g/n, a 3.5-inch hard-drive bay, HDMI and network connectivity.

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iTam Tam Trendy Docking Station Hands-On

iTam Tam Trendy Docking Station Hands-On

The Audio industry is always huge at CES, and to stand out, you’re going to need an innovative or interesting product. This is exactly what Branex Design has done with their new iTam tam Premium Docking Station.

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The Zeppelin Air by Bowers & Wilkins

The Zeppelin Air by Bowers & Wilkins

The Zeppelin is the first wireless speaker dock that will stream your music through Apple AirPlay. AirPlay will allow your computer to stream music and even control every aspect of volume leveling/equalizer settings directly from your PC or Mac.

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