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iPhone “nano” announcement rumored at Macworld

December 30th, 2008
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So there are been lots of rumors lately about the launch of an iPhone Nano and these rumors appear to be more and more likely to be true, based on several reports published today on a few sites.

According to iPhone Alley, a site that specializes in writing about the iPhone:
“We just received word from a [...]

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Speeek, a new language app from Softbank, translates spoken Japanese to English instantly

December 30th, 2008
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Speeek is an app that can recognize up to 1,500 spoken Japanese phrases and translate them into either English or Chinese. Pocket Babel Fish? Please bring it on. And so the utility of the iPhone increases even more.

This is, of course, only for Japanese speakers, and it only covers basic hello/goodbye/where is the bathroom type [...]

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First look at the Wal-Mart iPhone kiosk

December 30th, 2008
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Posted on a blog on a digital news site was a first look at what the Wal-Mart kiosk for the iPhone would look like. We got ahold of it before anyone else, and here it is in all its glory.

The plan is for a single iPhone display — it would be generous to call it [...]

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The iPhone as the ultimate traveling companion

December 30th, 2008
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If you’re a frequent traveler and an iPhone owner as well, chances are you are not using the technology to its fullest potential. The iPhone can indeed be a great weapon to use for smooth traveling.

There are many apps and services that can make your trip easier and simpler so you can focus on enjoying [...]

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Sign of the times? iFart app sales triple over Christmas holiday

December 30th, 2008
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It turns out that putting out the silliest of apps can actually bring in a bit of cash for the developer, more than many anticipated. The statistics below are (sort of) a comment on the times.

iFart Mobile developer has revealed that sales of his iFart Mobile application were boosted over 3x over the course of [...]

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Battle puppies with shotguns with iPhone game Animals of Mass Destruction

December 30th, 2008
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In what is considered one of the stranger games to be released for the iPhone, Animals of Mass Destruction was released to day and is available in the App Store for $5.99 immediately.

Puppies with shotguns, stealth Kung Fu kittens, hacker chickens with tasers, and more odd characters populate this unusual animated game.
Fight your way through [...]

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iPhone “Nano” clones on the loose, via Thailand

December 30th, 2008
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Those eagerly anticipating next month’s Macworld and the prospects of a smaller iPhone should be careful, as a slew of tiny clones are introducing confusion as they reach store shelves in several countries, especially Thailand.

While silicone case molds have surfaced that allegedly hint at a smaller iPhone in the works very soon, a rash of [...]

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iPhone to get simulated Windows and copy/paste functionality soon

December 30th, 2008
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Windows will run soon on the iPhone using Citrix Receiver, a remote screen software that connects to a PC and gives you the illusion you are running Microsoft’s operating systems, including copy and paste functionality. This is useful on many levels.

The software will give you the ability to run full Windows apps in your iPhone [...]

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Wal-Mart confirms iPhone availability starting Sunday

December 30th, 2008
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Wal-Mart on Friday formally announced plans to begin carrying the iPhone later this week but will not be selling the device at rock bottom prices as once rumored. Sorry, no $99 brand new iPhones will be sold. There will be a $2 discount on the price, but that isn’t much of a barnburner.

In total, nearly [...]

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Tech site Gizmodo selects their top 30 iPhone apps of the year

December 30th, 2008
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Only five months since Apple launched the App Store, and there are now over ten thousand apps available anytime, night or day. Gizmodo, tech site, has a list of their editor’s top choices for the very best in iPhones apps and games for the year that was.

Below is a quote from the article:
“We already [...]

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