Archive | May 25th, 2010

DOJ investigating Apple for iTunes related antitrust issues

25. May 2010

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Apple is increasingly finding itself in the crosshairs of Federal Regulators who are now investigating possible antitrust issues rooted in Apple allegedly leveraging the popularity of iTunes to prevent Amazon from offering songs as exclusive pre-release downloads. The New York Times is reporting that the Justice Department is currently examining Apple’s business practices as they […]

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USA Today suckered into believing fake iPad/steering-wheel mount

25. May 2010

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The USA Today was apparently duped into thinking that this iPad steering wheel mount was the real thing, and even went so far as to write an article about it in their automotive section. The funniest thing, aside from the absurdity of the contraption itself, is how short the “closed course” the driver is supposedly […]

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Putting Google’s Froyo claims to the test vs. an iPhone and an HTC HD2

25. May 2010

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Google last week made some grandiose claims about how fast the web browser in its latest Android update, dubbed Froyo, is. And oh yes, did we mention that Froyo runs Adobe’s Flash player 10.1 Beta? ¬†Well,¬†Pocketnow decided to put Google’s claims to the test and conducted some browser speed tests with the iPhone, a Nexus […]

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Headed to Yankee Stadium? Don’t bring your iPad

25. May 2010

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While the MLB.com At Bat 2010 app for the iPad is unquestionably incredible, you might want to think twice about using the app at Yankee Stadium. Yahoo! Sports recently confirmed that the iPad, for all practical purposes, is considered a laptop under the NY Yankees’ security policy, meaning that bringing Apple’s popular new device into […]

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AT&T rolls out free wi-fi in New York City for iPhone users to alleviate 3G congestion

25. May 2010

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Looking to alleviate some of the well-documented 3G issues in big cities, AT&T today announced plans to roll out a free Wi-Fi network in Times Square accessible to all iPhone owners. Data on the wi-fi network will be unlimited, and similar initiatives may soon be rolled out to other cities if the initiative proves to […]

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American Beauty director Sam Mendes to direct upcoming iPhone commercial with focus on video conferencing

25. May 2010

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Some solid Twitter sleuthing from Engadget who are reporting that American Beauty and Road to Perdition director Sam Mendes will be directing an upcoming commercial for Apple’s iPhone 4G that will focus on the phone’s video chatting capabilities. Citing a trusted source, the report also notes that the “ads will feature at least one spot […]

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Carrie Bradshaw trades in her Mac for a PC in upcoming Sex and the City 2

25. May 2010

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When it comes to product placement, Apple is unbelievably savvy. Apple products not only tend to pop up in many of the most popular TV shows and movies, but it’s not unheard of to have entire plots revolve around a popular Apple product. For example, the US version of The Office once had an episode […]

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Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz tells TechCrunch’s Michael Arrington to F-off

25. May 2010

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This is absolutely golden. Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz looks Michael Arrington square in the eyes and tells him to F-off. This video was too good to pass up, and it’s really nice to see a CEO of a large corporation move away from corporate talking points and act like, you know, a real person.

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