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Apple Stores Reportedly Offer Price Matching
2012-08-10 04:44:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online I´ve said it once before. I´ve even made incredibly clumsy references to a Radiohead album: Everything is in its right place. Although, on second thought, if I were going to go down that path, perhaps I should have went with “Jigsaw Falling Into Place?” Oh Hindsight, thy name is beach. All these Radiohead references are meant to say, People Get Ready. Things are starting to fall into place for an...

Say It Ain’t So! Rumors Abound Over iPad Mini
2012-07-05 06:23:37

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s official: The iPad mini rumors simply refuse to die. I´m not entirely sure why these rumors live on, or why anyone would want an iPad mini, but here we are. You, in front of your computer (or full-sized iPad, the way god intended), and me once again waxing philosophical about electronics on the day of our countries birth. It´s a topsy turvy world we live in. These rumors last popped up in April, not long...

Leaked iPhone Parts Could Confirm Larger Screen, New Connector
2012-05-29 12:42:15

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com As we get closer to a new iPhone release, the rumors will – as they always have – begin to flow as freely as the waters of the great Multnomah Falls. Leaked parts and components and third party cases are nothing new when it comes to an impending iPhone release. What´s different this year, however, is the timing of this deluge of supposed information. Most rumors still hold that the phone will be released this fall, around last year´s...

Some AT&T iPhone Owners Can Have Devices Unlocked Sunday
2012-04-08 05:43:07

AT&T has announced that, beginning today, they will unlock the iPhones of customers whose two-year contracts with the company have expired, making it possible to use the devices with other service providers. The multinational telecom company's statement, which was issued to MacRumors and also printed by MSNBC.com, 9to5Mac, and others, announced that "qualifying customers" would be given the ability to unlock their AT&T iPhones starting on April 8. "The only requirements," they...

New iPhone To Include Large 4.6-inch Display: Report
2012-03-23 05:04:06

Apple's new iPhone will feature a larger, sharper 4.6-inch "retina display", Reuters reported on Wednesday citing a media report by South Korea's Maeil Business Newspaper. The newspaper attributed the rumor to a tip from an "unnamed industry source".  According to the source, Apple is set to launch the new iPhone during the second quarter, and has already started placing orders with its display suppliers -- LG Display and Samsung. LG Display and Samsung Electronics declined to...

iPad 3 Logic Board Shows 'A5X' Chip
2012-02-20 11:52:40

An iPad 3 logic board has emerged in photos on a forum post at Chinese site WeiPhone, according to a Macrumors report. Apple is closing in on a year since it first announced the iPad 2, which was released in stores on March 11. In the photos, an "A5X" appears near an Apple logo on the chip.  This chip would differ from Apple's current A5 in the iPad 2 and iPhone 4S. This chip would most likely be a partial upgrade to the current A5, as opposed to Apple traditionally making an...

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2010-06-25 10:55:00

Apple acknowledged a flaw in its new iPhone 4 devices during its release day yesterday. Complaints grew about weakening or disappearing signals as the new iPhone 4 hit the market Thursday.  Users found that when gripping the iPhone by touching two seams of the antenna band on the exterior of the phone simultaneously, the signal dropped. Apple released a statement to PC Magazine on Thursday that said, "Gripping any phone will result in some attenuation of its antenna performance with...

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2009-07-03 09:20:00

Technology sites and Apple forums have been overrun with questions and  comments about how the new iPhone overheats since its June 19 debut.Several iPhone users have grumbled that the phone gets too hot to hold  up to their ear while others have noted that the white 32GB model fade  to pink when overheated.In a notice posted on Apple's support site, the company says that  users should not leave their phones in places where the temperatures  can rise higher than the...

2008-09-02 00:00:00

A surprising discovery made by a mystery Hull man on his new iPhone has become an Internet sensation. The man left a comment on a website devoted to Apple products - the manufacturer of the trendy mobile - after he discovered pictures of a Chinese factory worker smiling and flashing a peace sign on his phone. Known only by his online profile name of markm49uk, he posted on the MacRumours.com: "Not sure if this is or is not the 'norm' but I just received my brand new iPhone here in the UK...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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