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Has Apple Given Up On Fighting Jailbreakers?

Given last year’s federal legislation essentially deeming jailbreaking legal, and the ubiquity of jailbreak tools being released alongside firmware updates, has Apple finally abandoned the fight against iOS hackers?

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Xcode 4: The Windows Vista of Apple IDEs?

A major update to Apple’s iOS IDE was released a few days ago and so far Xcode 4’s weaknesses seem to greatly outweigh its strengths. After having spent a bit of time with Xcode 4, I am strongly considering going back to the old version. Here are just a few of the reasons Xcode 4 may end up being the Windows Vista of Apple IDEs.

Computer-Inspired Heavy Metal: When Geekdom and Music Collide

What happens when a GeekTech blogger is also a musician? You end up with the nerdiest heavy metal imaginable.

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How To Enable iTunes Home Sharing in iOS 4.3

The next major iOS update is slated to be released this Friday, March 11, alongside the ultra-hyped iPad 2. One of the key features is a little something called iTunes Home Sharing, which allows users to stream music, podcasts, movies and more from your PC to your iOS device. Here's how to enable the not-immediately obvious feature.

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Developing for iPad 2: A (Speculative) Primer

We don't know what the iPad do will be like (yet), but given the rumors, here's how a new iPad might affect app development.

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Google’s Next Sweet Thing: Android 3.0 Honeycomb Buzzing To Developers

This is going to be a big month for tablet developers! The Motorola Xoom is grabbing some nice reviews, and the impending iPad 2 is gaining a lot of ground in the rumor mill. And now, Google’s latest Android sweet thing is extremely tablet-centric. Android 3.0, dubbed Honeycomb is now hot in the hands of developers.

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Developing For iPhone Nano Might Suck

Rumors of a smaller, more affordable iPhone have been circulating since the original iPhone was still in production. Here are a few reasons developers might not so be eager for such a device to be released.

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Will the Smartphone Replace the PC?

It's hard to imagine a world completely free of PCs. But as smartphones continue to skyrocket in popularity, rumblings of a PC-free future abound.

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Introducing The Death Hug: Only For iPhone 4 On Verizon

As initially reported by iLounge, the Verizon iPhone 4 may exhibit the same alleged signal attenuation problems as the original iPhone 4, and then some.

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iOS 4.3 Beta 3 Seeded to Developers

This latest beta of iOS 4.3 feels snappier and more polished, and introduces a welcome surprise.

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Skype Video Calling Over 3G Coming Soon to iPhone?

Over the holiday, Skype posted (and quickly pulled) a FAQ regarding video calling on iPhone.

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Is Apple Planning a 3D iPhone?

Apple was recently awarded a US patent for a stereoscopic three-dimensional display system that doesn't require glasses.

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iD Software's John Carmack: iOS vs. Android

John Carmack chimes in on the iOS vs. Android debate from a triple-A title developer's standpoint.

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How To "Tether" Your iPhone For Free Without Jailbreaking

Last week, the Internet connection in my building went out for what seemed like forever. Really it was only three and a half days but with my ever-escalating habit, three and a half hours can be the onset of dangerous withdrawal symptoms.

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Google Voice App Finally Accepted Into The App Store- What Does It Mean?

Google announced today that their Google Voice App was finally accepted into the App Store. It's here, it works, and it's a huge step forward for the App Store.

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