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AT&T: Still No iPhone Tethering or You!

AT&T, following the the reversal of their no-VoIP-over-3G policy, still has nothing new to offer with regards to iPhone tethering. Quotes the Wall Street Journal:

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blackra1n Universal Jailbreak on the Horizon?

Not much to go on yet, other than blackra1n.com going live and Twitter chirping it up as usual, but it looks like Geohot is back on mission and his "one code to Jailbreak them all" is on its way.

Jeremy's keeping an eye on things and will post when there's something worth posting about, until then how happy are we it wasn't called chocolatera1n...?

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Rumor: Foxconn to Produce 300,000 Apple iTablets for Q1

Foxconn is rumored to be producing 300,000 - 400,000 of the much hyped, still fabled Apple iTablet for introduction sometime in Q1 of 2010 says DigiTimes. This, of course, is the next stage of any good Apple rumor evolution, after specs and before random case leaks...

10.6 inch screen from Innolux Display, focus on digital print like e-books, good battery life, killer UI, etc. are all mentioned as well.

Now we just need Steve Jobs to say something dismissive like "people don't read"... Oh, wait...

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Quick App: Live Metallica Goes "Live" in iPhone App Store

Metallica has just released Live Metallica [$0.99 - iTunes Link], their very own companion application to go along with their LiveMetallica.com website. With it fans can purchase official recordings of each and every single live show since 2004 and listen to the latest concert streaming for free.

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What Would a Verizon iPhone be Like?

What would a Verizon iPhone be like? We ask because almost everyone in the US wants the iPhone on Verizon, or so our comments, tweets, and email tell us. But how often do we stop and think about what that device might actually be.

Developer Marco Arment has done just that, but instead of a wondrous network dream, he's giving us a lockdown nightmare:

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Google Street View Comes to Canada, Canadian iPhones

Google today flipped the switch on Google Street View for Canadians, making it available to Canadian iPhone users for the first time via the built-in Maps App. According to the CBC:

The service is now available in Toronto, Calgary, Montreal, Quebec City, Halifax, Vancouver, Squamish, B.C., Whistler, B.C., Ottawa, Kitchener, Ont., and Waterloo, Ont.

Due to concerns brought by the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, faces and license plates have been blurred out, and a method to request privacy-based image removal has been created.

So, Canadian readers, can you find your favorite local landmark on your iPhone now?

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2012: End of the World for iPhone Marketshare?

Could Apple's iPhone be destined for 3rd place in smartphone marketshare by 2012, trailing Nokia/Symbian's 39% and Google Android's 14.5% with a paltry 13.7%? That's what some analysts at Gartner are telling ComputerWorld, with Nokia already in the global lead, and Google's wallet, cloud-services, rapid iteration of the OS, and variety of form-factors and UIs from multiple manufacturers. Rounding out the other players are Windows Mobile with 12.8%, RIM BlackBerry with 12.5%, various Linux mobiles with a collective 5.4%, and Palm webOS with 2.1%.

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iPhones Devs Sanity-Check Analyst App-ocalypse

Developers Bjango posted an interesting -- and informed -- reply today to Newsweek's sensationalist scoop on the iPhone App Store goldrush, and how the "rushies" might not be finding them much gold any more.

Could it be, the era of the fart-app fortune is... over?

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Microsoft Porting Zune Software to Other Platforms -- Maybe iPhone?

ZDnet is reporting that Microsoft has plans to port their Zune software over to other platforms... and that means rumors of Zune on iPhone.

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blockquote>“Zune is a music and video service from Microsoft. Period, Our next step is mobile phones, but we haven’t talked about a timeline for when that will happen.”

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doubleTwist Integrates Amazon MP3 Store

doubleTwist, the iTunes-replacement created by DVD Jon for music syncing to a multitude of devices, including the iPhone, has just built in integration for the Amazon MP3 Store.

This was the big announcement heralded by the 1984 commercial spoof, according to TechCrunch, and 5 million songs are currently available... to some.

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