Prototype iPhone 4 Hits eBay

Pytey, a member of the iPhone Dev-Team, has discovered an iPhone 4 prototype on eBay. While it cannot be activated on AT&T, we’re sure that any number of Apple fanboys would love to have it as a collector’s piece. The device is nearly identical to the final version, though there are no “+” and “-” markings on the volume buttons, and the model number is X’d out. It also has the code “DF1692″ etched into the front and rear glass to identify the employee to which it belonged (uh-oh). The bid is currently at (more…)

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As noted by iJailbreak, the domain is for sale. Yeah, the very same domain that has played host to two major jailbreak releases, and seemed ready to do it again. Comex, who is working on creating a jailbreak for the iPad 2 (as well as other devices) by exploiting what appears to be another PDF security hole, stated (more…)

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Verizon Data Charges Leaked

A brochure for Verizon’s new data package rates has been leaked, revealing a new $20 per month surcharge for tethering. As some consolation, customers who opt-in to the hotspot option will also receive an additional 2GB per month of bandwidth. Verizon has done away with unlimited plans, and now offers tiered plans which cap bandwidth allowance at $80 for 10GB. The cheapest plan for iPhone users will run (more…)

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Samsung Drops Suit Against Apple

Samsung has dropped the patent-infringement lawsuit against Apple, which claimed that Cupertino copied Samsung’s intellectual property in the iPhone and iPad. The case was originally filed in response to Apple’s claim that the Galaxy line of devices infringed on their own IP. Samsung’s official stament regarding the dropped case is (more…)

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OS X Lion Allows for Same-License Virtualization

MacRumors has discovered that OS X Lion (which will be released sometime in July) allows users to run multiple virtual machines from within OS X using a single license. Previously, only OS X Server allowed the system to be virtualized, and required additional licences for each VM. OS X can only be virtualized on Apple hardware and software, and requires (more…)

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App Review: Chop Chop Caveman

Gamerizon has played a huge role in the App Store, and their success shows why. I have found myself loving the majority of their games, especially the sports titles. All of their games use simplistic controls and have humorous animations with clean graphics. The developers have a large selection of quality games on the App Store. Similar to their original two games, Chop Chop Runner and Chop Chop Ninja, Chop Chop Caveman is a sidescroller. Chop Chop Caveman is a game that contains great gameplay, humorous graphics, an ample amount of audio, deficient replay value, with a big bang for your buck.  (more…)
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Facebook to Launch In-Browser Video Chat Service

Sources for TechCrunch report that Facebook’s “awesome” announcement next week is an in-browser video chatting service powered by Skype. Google+ was recently released with its own group chatting service, called “Huddle”. We’re sure Facebook has been working on video chat integration for some time now, but their timing seems to be fairly lucky. For many users, Huddle could be the “killer feature” that draws them away from Facebook. Skype currently requires a premium membership for group chatting, so it’s unknown if Facebook’s version will support (more…)

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Report: OS X 10.7 Lion Shipping July 14th

9to5mac‘s Mark Gurman is stating that they’ve heard from reliable sources that Lion will be out on the 14th of July (which ironically jives with a fake document that was sent around late last month, but has nothing to do with it). This date apparently corresponds with rumored release dates for new Macbook Airs, which are due out in mid-July. It was widely reported that Apple is holding back on updating any more of their hardware (more…)

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OS X 10.7 Lion Gold Master Seeded to Developers

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion’s GM (Gold Master) build has been seeded to developers. This is ahead of the promised July launch, and it looks as if Apple may be targeting an early- to mid- July launch date (previous rumors pegged the launch date as anywhere from the 6th, to the 16th). If you notice anything new, feel free to contact us! More details developing:  (more…)

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Skype for Android Updated with Video Chat

Skype has updated their official Android application with support for video calling over both WiFi and 3G. The app only works on Android 2.3 devices with a front-facing camera, including the Google Nexus S, HTC Desire S, Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo, and Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro, but Skype plans to add support for additional devices in the future. Since Apple hasn’t yet opened up the FaceTime protocol, (more…)

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