The next iPhone is model number 5,1, representing another large internal upgrade, likely a next-generation Apple A6 system-on-a-chip. (iPhone 3G was 1,2, iPhone 4S was 4,1, so factor that into your tea-leaf reading about Apple's 2012 naming conventions.
Apple has just begun seeding iOS 5.1 beta and XCode 4.3 to developers. It can be downloaded from the developer portal now. XCode 4.3 is available for download but may not be used to submit apps as it is still in developer preview as well.
Georgia, Rene, and Seth talk Kindle Fire vs. iPad vs. iPod touch, Apple's new "Love" commercial, gifts for iPad lovers and gifts for geeks, iPad 3 rumors, and setting up Settings shortcuts. This is iPad Live!
Phil Nickinson from Android Central has put the iPhone 4S vs. Galaxy Nexus head-to-head in an epic comparison, complete with videos, pictures, uncanny insight, and everything else you'd expect from a Mobile Nations showdown.
Best Buy has released a new advert for the holidays called “Everything Apple at Best Buy", and it's aimed squarely at poaching potential Apple Store purchasers and getting them to come to Best Buy's Apple Store . It starts off with a sales representative demonstrating a FaceTime call with an iPad 2. The customer says she didn’t know that Best Buy had all of the Apple products. See where this is going? It ends with Santa about to leave his presents under her tree however she has already bought the complete Best Buy Apple inventory; and it’s under the tree already!