Archive | May 26th, 2011

Tim Cook travels to South Korea to discuss AMOLED displays for iPad 3 – Report

26. May 2011

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Apple is reportedly exploring the use of Samsung’s active matrix OLED (AMOLED) display in its third gen iPad, according to a recent report from the Korea Herald. There is some potential drama, however. Samsung currently uses its AMOLED display on its Galaxy S 2 smartphones, though not in its line of tablets just yet. Given […]

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iPad 2 to hit Russia, the Ukraine, Chile, and Brazil on Friday, May 27

26. May 2011

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Despite production issues, compounded recently by the explosion at a Foxconn factor late last week, the iPad 2 is poised to hit a few more countries later this week. ¬†On Friday May 27, Apple’s “magical” tablet will go on sale in Russia, the Ukraine, Chile, and Brazil. Retailers in Russia are expecting huge sales out […]

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Al Franken clumsily asks Apple and Google to write app store privacy policies

26. May 2011

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Senator Al Franken is chomping at the bit in his efforts to lead this mobile OS privacy crusade into deep waters. Despite having Apple and Google show up to DC twice to essentially reiterate what had already been said in a press release, Franken now wants both Apple and Google to write up “clear and […]

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Upcoming OS X update will address MacDefender malware

26. May 2011

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A few weeks ago we highlighted MacDefender, a new pice of malware that specifically targets OS X users. Using SEO, malicious links can be found via benign Google searches, and once a link is clicked, users are directed to a website where javascript automatically begins downloading a .zip file. While initial versions of the malware […]

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Apple patent details display only visible to users directly in front of a device

26. May 2011

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From the bowels of Apple’s obscure patent filings comes this beauty – a privacy mechanism wherein the display on an iOS device, for example, would only be visible to those standing directly in front of the device. The end result? No more looking over your co-workers shoulder to check out what he/she is looking at.

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iPhone 4 and Samsung Galaxy S II both set to debut this Friday in India

26. May 2011

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The iPhone is set to go on sale in India this coming Friday on the mobile carrier Aircel. Despite launching many months later, the iPhone 4 in India isn’t going to be cheap with the 16GB model set for sale at 34,500 rupees or about $763. The 32GB model will set you back Rs 40,00 […]

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