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The Growing Divide in Ubuntu - Apple's Methods meets Linux Community

The Growing Divide in Ubuntu – Apple’s Methods meets Linux Community

This article is my opinion. Mark Shuttleworth is dragging Ubuntu (and by extension) Linux, kicking and screaming into the “design-first” world of computing lead by Apple. This progress requires that he, to some extent, ignore an entire community that has never prided itself on or been particularly good at design aesthetics. Ignoring such a community has… it’s […]

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New MacBook Pro Rumored to Use Hybrid SSD/HD Combo

BGR is reporting that Apple’s soon-to-be-announced MacBook Pro lineup refresh will include a larger glass trackpad and a hybrid SSD/spindle-based HD combo in the base models for the operating system. In the base models a small (8 or 16GB SSD) will be embedded in the computer to store and run the Mac OS X operating […]

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Apple Event Summary – September 2010

In case you didn’t catch the news from the Apple Event today where Apple announced some new products, new iOS versions, changes to the iPhone, iTunes 10 and a slew of application updates (serious games are coming!) then Chris Hunkele has summed it all up for you (pics from Engadget live event coverage for easier […]

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Netflix iPhone App Released

Netflix iPhone App Released

In an effort to become the first company in the world that literally has no downside to owning a subscription, Chris Hunkele sends in news that Netflix has released their official iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad app today. Preliminary streaming results show that the app is really intended to be used over WiFi as 3G gives […]

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US Govt Legalizes iPhone Jailbreak & Unlocking

Update #1: The world-famous Chris Hunkele has summarized the new rules for us: Allow owners of used cell phones to break access controls on their phones in order to switch wireless carriers. Allow people to break technical protections on video games to investigate or correct security flaws. Allow college professors, film students and documentary filmmakers […]

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iPhone 4 3G Will Not Work on T-Mobile

Shortly after the iPad 3G was released a few diligent folks discovered that physically trimming down a T-Mobile SIM card to fit in the Micro-SIM slot of the iPad 3G allowed it to pickup a signal on the T-Mobile network and function. Following this “success” with a few eye-catchingly-worded articles including the keywords “iPhone 4”, […]

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DJ’ing with Your iPad

I’m always amazed at how quickly new hardware is adapted to things I’d never think they would be adapted to. Here is some DJ mixing software for the iPad (via Schammy) you can use as a control panel I guess instead of a mixing board? I don’t know the lingo… it just looks neat:

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AT&T Announces No More Unlimited Data Plan for iPad

PRNewswire is reporting (more here) that today AT&T (the 3G carrier everyone loves) has announced that the $30/month, iPad unlimited data plan is no more for new customers. Instead the best you can get is a $25/month 2GB data plan. Customers with existing unlimited data plans will be grandfathered in, but new iPad customers coming […]

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Google Voice Circumvents App Store with Native-esque HTML5 Web Application

TBG reports that Google has completely circumvented the issues with Apple blocking their apps from the App Store by launching a rebuild Google Voice application using HTML5 that provides an almost-native experience for iPhone and Palm Pre owners. Functionality includes: Make calls Text messages Read/Playback voicemails Account settings TBG also mentions that outgoing calls are […]

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