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In this episode we're asking if November is too late for an iOS 4 for iPad update, will Frash for Flash make a splash, iTunes cloud rumors are back... and so are iTunes account hacks, using iPad with your BlackBerry and is RIM's tablet almost ready? That's right, we're declaring independence from netbooks folks, this is iPad live!
Want a white iPhone, with diamond banding no less, and willing to spend $20,000 to get it? Rap stars and debutants, meet Stuart Hughes who is happy to separate you from your great gobs of excess money.
Pulse News Mini for iPhone is one of the newer RSS clients to appear in the App Store. I happened to catch it in the featured section of the App Store and figured I'd give it a try. Up until now, I've been a faithful fan of the Reeder client for iPhone. I'm starting to think that Pulse News Mini could definitely give it a run for it's money.
In celebration of the US 4th of July holiday, there are a bunch of sales going on in the iTunes Apps Store, including EA, Gameloft, Glu, Namco, and more.
Aside from games, if you have a few moments to spend browsing through Apple's hundreds of thousands of apps, you might just find a quite a few others taking advantage of the holiday to drum up some sales.
Check out the links below for some great game lists. Any of your favorites super cheap today? Let us know in comments!
This week I had a chance to look at the black FlexGrip case for the iPad by Griffin, available in black, blue, purple and white. The FlexGrip manages to protect and look good. It's made from silicon, but the slick kind. The case it self is not slippery, but rather it does not stick to surfaces. This is good if you place your iPad in a bag and want to access it easily but bad if you want it to grip on a surface.
I used the case for a couple of weeks putting it in and out of my backpack, laid it on tables, watched content on it, etc. The only issue I had with the case is that the edge flashings do not grip the iPad's glass tightly. This is an issue for me as I seem to collect lint where ever I go. I found myself having to occasionally clean out the lint particles. Also, it is important to note that if you use the iPad dock like I do, it does not fit in the dock with the case on.
Ultimately I liked Griffin FlexGrip for iPad. Just be aware of the looser flashings and that it is the slip not sticky silicone.
Apple iPhone 4 vs Android Evo 4G as expressed by potty-mouthed, poorly animated, digitally voiced, anthropomorphic stuffed animals? Ohecksyeah.
If you're enjoying the 4th of July holiday in the US, or have a way to keep yourself safe at work outside the US, give these dueling videos a look and enjoy the good-natured iPhone and Android rivalry gone horribly wrong.
(And yeah, the guy who made them works at Best Buy mobile, never mentioned Best Buy in the videos, and still might get fired by the humorless big box -- who should be falling all over themselves offering him a job in their creative department.)
Again, NSFW-L, play at your own risk... of amusement.
While manufacturing problems have reportedly caused delays in Apple's own white iPhone 4 rollout, enterprising do-it-yourself (DIY) types, armed with tear-down guides and replacement parts from China are taking matters into their own hands.
Richard Lai from Engadget gave it a go, and while there are definitely some gotchas, who expects fashion to come without a price?
If you see a + sign next to or below an app in the iTunes App Store, it indicates that app is universal -- designed to work natively on both the iPhone and iPad.
Typically these universal apps are provided by developers when the functionality is similar on both iPad and iPhone, but due to the iPad's large screen a different interface is needed (to include sidebars, popovers, and wide views instead of deep levels).
It also means you only have to download -- and pay for -- the app once.
iOS 4 will now put an exclamation badge on the Messages app as a way to inform you when an SMS text or MMS multimedia message fails to send.
Previously, the exclamation badge was only present inside the Messages app itself, beside the message that failed to send. Unless you were there and checking, you might not see it, especially not right away.
Now, if and when there's been a failure to send, as long as you pass by the Messages icon on your home screen, there's a good chance you'll see it.