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redsn0w 0.9.2 released, jailbreaks all iPhones and iPods Touch

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iPhone Dev Team released a new version of their powerful tool for jailbreaking and customizing the iPhones and iPods Touch. It works on all devices running 3.x firmware and is compatible with both Windows and Mac OS X.

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Palm Pre gets GameBoy Advance emulator, Mario Kart beckons you

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The Palm Pre is capable of playing 3D FPS classics like Doom and Quake, but now it’s time to go retro with VisualBoyAdvance for WebOS – a GameBoy Advance emulator.

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Olympus superzooms SP-800UZ & SP-600UZ announced, 30x and 15x zoom lenses onboard

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Today Olympus announced to new additions to its superzoom digital camera range. The Olympus SP-800UZ and SP-600UZ are built around 1/2.33” CDD sensors and are capable of recording 720p video. The most impressive part of this announcement however is the fast (f/2.8-f/5.6) 30x zoom lens of the Olympus SP-800UZ, which stretch all the way from 28mm to 840mm in 35mm equivalent. Its little brother lens cover the more modest 28-420mm range and are two-thirds of a stop slower at f/3.5 – f/5.4.

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Apple iPad UI adds new multi-touch gestures, new UI elements

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When the iPhone first appeared, it revolutionized touch interfaces. The new Apple iPad has a lot more real estate for touch gestures and it includes a few new ones that make good use of the larger screen and there are additions to the UI itself as well…

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Adobe has a go at Apple about missing Flash support on the iPad

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That is the problem of having each of your products generate so much hype – when it doesn’t live up to the expectations, it leaves quite a lot more people disappointed and frustrated. The Apple iPad is certainly a cool gadget in isolation but it is still struggling to find its place under the sun. And here comes Adobe to rain on its parade once again.

According to Adrian Ludwig from Adobe, the iPad won’t be able to access over 70 percent of the games and over 75 percent of the videos available online due to its missing Flash support. Read more »

Fring for the iPhone gets 3G video and voice calls too

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It might have taken Apple an year an a half to allow VoIP over cellular network but it only took Fring a couple of days to update their app to make use of that. Since yesterday one of the most popular chat clients for the iPhone is capable of doing voice and video calls over 3G networks.


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Intel and AMD six-core CPUs to come in May

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I knew this will be happening eventually, but that kind of speed certainly exceeded my expectations. Apparently six-core CPUs will be flooding the market before the year has been halved. AMD and Intel both have plans of releasing those so regardless of your preferences it might be a good time to start saving.

According to DigiTimes Intel will hit first in march with its Core i7-980X. Read more »

Canon keeps its promise, releases firmware update for EOS 1D Mark IV

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Canon have shown in the past that they know how to take care of their best paying customers. Firmware updates have always been released promptly when an issue arises so we are hardly surprised that the EOS 1D Mark IV gets yet another of them, only several weeks after hitting the shelves.

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The new firmware version 1.0.6. enhances the AF tracking performance for receding subjects and for subjects that are approaching the camera at a low speed. Read more »

Apple A4 CPU: developed by ARM, assembled by Apple

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It is unclear yet if the new home-brewed Apple CPU will bring the revolutionary performance they promise, but rumors that it isn’t as much of an Apple home-brewed technology as it is made to be already started flooding the web.

At the end it might turn the Apple A4 is nothing else but a system-on-a-chip with embedded ARM Cortex A9 dual-core processor.
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iBooks for Apple iPad will be US only at launch, Kindle for iPhone app says meh

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If you haven’t been overwhelmed by Apple iPad news yet, I have another one for you. After all the long lists of features that the iPad has (and also lists of features that it doesn’t have), you might have missed it, but Apple is getting into the ebook game with iBooks app and an iBookstore. But unless you live in the U S of A, don’t count on using it, at least not at first. And that’s not its biggest problem either…

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Apple iPad overview: The good, the bad and the ugly

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You might be aware that Apple just announced a certain little (or not so little depending how you look at it) gadget called the Apple iPad. One only needs a quick glance to realize that it looks like a vastly oversized iPod Touch but what are its main strengths and its greatest disadvantages? Here is the way I see it:

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Apple iPad goes on video, behaves nicely

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So after we have all the specs covered it now comes the time to see the Apple iPad in action. A a few videos are quite in order here, demonstrating the interface and performance of Apple’s new gadget. Not that the iPhone OS 3.2 is that much of a mystery, but the home-backed Apple 1GHz CPU is raising quite a few questions.

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Broken Sword: Director’s Cut lands on the iPhone

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One of the best quest/adventures ever made – the first Broken Sword – made its way to the iPhone. It even has some additional content giving you 20% more gameplay time.

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Apple’s tablet is finally official: meet the Apple iPad

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It’s finally here folks! After no less than a few years of speculations the Apple’s tablet was finally unveiled. Here comes the Apple iPad to fill the gap between smartphones and laptops. Equipped with a large touchscreen and what seems to be a pretty snappy CPU it runs what seems to be a sized-up version of the iPhone UI.

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Opera report reveals some interesting trends in mobile web usage

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Did you know that Twitter and Facebook are respectively the fastest-growing and the largest social networks in the world? Oh, you did… Well, nonetheless, there are some other pretty interesting facts to be learned from the mobile web report that Opera just published.

According to the report in December 2009, more than 46.3 million people used Opera Mini, marking an 11% increase compared to November 2009 and 159% increase compared to December 2008.
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