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iOS 6 Unveiled at WWDC, Coming this Fall

iOS 6 Unveiled at WWDC, Coming this Fall

Apple has unveiled iOS 6 today at the World Wide Developer’s Conference. The latest operating system for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad will feature at least 200 new updates to include improvements to the Maps app (with turn-by-turn navigation), Facebook integration, new calling features, the ability to use FaceTime over cellular networks, a vast number of Siri enhancement and many more!
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How To Print on iOS Without AirPrint Using PrintJinni for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

How To Print on iOS Without AirPrint Using PrintJinni for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

Late last month, Apple released a new iOS 4.2 update which enabled a feature called AirPrint on the iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. We showed you How to Set Up AirPrint with iOS 4.2 on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad with an HP compatible printer or by setting it up manually (albeit not the easiest way). Now we’re going to show you how to print on iOS 3 and iOS 4 without AirPrint, using an app called PrintJinni for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.
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How to Set Up AirPrint with iOS 4.2 on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

How to Set Up AirPrint with iOS 4.2 on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

While Apple has added wireless printing via AirPrint to the the latest 4.2 iOS update, the AirPrint compatibility with devices in the marketplace is limited and you may soon find that AirPrint is another feature to hit the iPhone that is pretty worthless to the general public. However, there are a couple work arounds to get you printing.
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Report: Android is #1 Selling Smartphone OS in the U.S.

Report: Android is #1 Selling Smartphone OS in the U.S.

The prophecies are true… after only two years in the smartphone game, the Android OS is the top-selling OS in the U.S. (Q2 2010 sales). With 33% market share, Android beat out RIM (28%) and Apple’s iOS (22%), according to NPD’s latest wireless market research (so take that for what it’s worth, since it’s consumer panel survey information from a limited sample size).
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Android To Release 2.2 OS Update Soon

Android To Release 2.2 OS Update Soon

Android users can expect a new 2.2 OS update very soon, as projected by Motorola, stating “We’re excited to see Google’s news of the next version of the Android operating system and look forward to integrating it on our Android-based devices as it’s made available to the open source community.”
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Latest iPhone 4.0 Beta Build includes iPhone Tethering

Latest iPhone 4.0 Beta Build includes iPhone Tethering

Apple’s latest 4.0 OS build that is in BETA got a little addition today… tethering is now an option under the iPhone OS. What does this mean exactly?
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Nexus One with Android OS Plays Quake 3 Perfectly

Nexus One with Android OS Plays Quake 3 Perfectly

A YouTube user by the name of DarthCow23 uploaded a gameplay video of Quake 3 in action on his Nexus One Android powered smartphone. The game quality looks great but the video quality is pretty crappy and probably does not do it justice. He states in the video notes…
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How to Add Other Gmail Accounts to Your Android Phone

How to Add Other Gmail Accounts to Your Android Phone

Adding other Gmail accounts to your Android phone can be a little confusing. Thankfully AndroidCentral have put together a YouTube video (see below) that walks you through how to add a second Gmail or Google Apps account for Android devices.
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Adobe Wants Flash 10.1 Testers for Android

Adobe Wants Flash 10.1 Testers for Android

Adobe has recently made a special request to users across the intarweb, looking for beta testers for their Flash Player 10.1 and Adobe Air 2.0 application for Android phones. Here’s an excerpt from their site:
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iPhone 4.0 OS Beta 3's New Features

iPhone 4.0 OS Beta 3’s New Features

There are a couple new features that have been found right away in the current third beta of Apple’s iPhone 4.0 operating system, which was released yesterday. The new features appear in the multitasking bar, where swiping left gains access to new controls.
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GameFly Releases GameCenter App for Android and Palm

GameFly Releases GameCenter App for Android and Palm

Video game rental subscription service, GameFly, have released their popular GameCenter app originally found on the iPhone, on Android and Palm devices. GameCenter provides a portal for gamers to follow up on the latest news, videos, cheats, releases and more for all the major video gaming consoles and handhelds including Playstation 2 and 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Xbox, PSP, and mobile devices.
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Apple Releases 3rd Beta for iPhone 4.0 OS

Apple Releases 3rd Beta for iPhone 4.0 OS

Apple has just released a third beta version of the iPhone 4.0 OS which promises to fix the horrid bugs that were included with the initial two versions. While the 3rd beta version hasn’t officially been tested yet, iDevice developers can head over to Apple’s Dev program to download the latest version.
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Twitter Launches Open Source App for Android

Twitter Launches Open Source App for Android

Social networking website, Twitter, have finally released an open source application for Android 2.1 users. They included support for Éclair’s Quick Contact bar, the ability to tweet from your Gallery app, homescreen timeline, as well as tweet integration with Google’s Talk app and contact lists.
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Firefox Available for Android 2.0 OS

Firefox Available for Android 2.0 OS

Firefox has released a 2.0 “alpha” build of their web browser for the Android 2.0 operating system dubbed “Fennec”. Firefox developer Vladimir Vukićević said the build is a “debut release with unoptimized memory utilization and some quirks rebooting the app when started and when add-ons are installed”. The app also uses OpenGL ES 2.0 which should help render some awesome pages, quickly.
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WWDC 2010 Begins June 7, Boom

WWDC 2010 Begins June 7, Boom

Boom! Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference is back with vengence this year beginning June 7th through June 11th in San Francisco, CA. We can expect a yearly announcement of a new iPhone (which we kind of already know about), a preview of what’s to come with OS X, and other bits and pieces that Apple likes to explode in our faces.
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Android Getting Sirius XM Radio App In May

Android Getting Sirius XM Radio App In May

Android users have something to cheer about this morning as Sirius XM Radio is finally delivering a solution for their operating system. The company states the app will be available in May and it seems to be the same as the current iPhone version with the ability to stream over WiFi and 3G. Sirius XM Radio reports the app will only be available though for the Droid and Nexus One… the specifics as to why is unknown.
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Google Drops Support For Nexus One 3G, FAIL

Google Drops Support For Nexus One 3G, FAIL

Google’s smartphone, the Nexus One, was a monumental step for the company after being released earlier this year. Tied to T-Mobile as the cellular provider, Google has now dropped support for 3G issues on the device stating they are “no longer investigating” the fix and are blaming the problem entirely on T-Mobile. This has got to piss off many owners who purchased the Android powered phone and ate the T-Mobile contract in order to get it. Are you affected?
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Adobe CEO States Flash Is Coming To Android, WebOS and BlackBerry 2010

Adobe CEO States Flash Is Coming To Android, WebOS and BlackBerry 2010

Last week, Adobe announced their latest product development of CS5 which is helping creative publishers across the world continue to the next level. The huge move lies in their update with Flash, where Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen announced that Flash is coming to smartphones including Android, WebOS and BlackBerry the second half of 2010. Narayen also discussed his thoughts of Apple’s actions and the rejection of Flash on their iDevices. Skip to 3:45 on the video below to hear his thoughts.
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Palm Releases Web-Based SDK Called Ares

Palm Releases Web-Based SDK Called Ares

Palm may be a slowly dieing breed that has posted negative profits and slowing sales, but they’re not about to give up in the smartphone market.
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BlackBerry 6.0 OS Details Leaked

BlackBerry 6.0 OS Details Leaked

BlackBerry fans are in for a treat this morning as screenshots of their latest 6.0 operating system have hit the net. New features include a re-vamped media player and navigation views, kinetic scrolling (smoother scrolling), multitouch addition with pinch to zoom, new mail client, re-designed homescreen that is fully customizable, popup and gesture support, and more.
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