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Black Lips get their own iPhone app

We wrote about Mobile Roadie earlier in the week in our bulletin - the company is providing an iPhone app service to independent bands who want to get branded applications onto Apple's handset.
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Android users hot for apps

The average user of a G1 Android handset has already downloaded more than 40 applications from the Android Market store, according to Cole Brodman, CTO of T-Mobile USA, which sells the handset.
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Heavy metal heroes Saxon have their own iPhone app

That's right: Saxon. The heavy metal band Saxon. Marvellous.It's called Riff King, and it ties into the band's current UGC fan contest of the same name, which is getting people to upload footage of their best...
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iPhone 3.0 software holds promise for music apps

After all the speculation, Apple's iPhone 3.0 software was unveiled tonight at an event in California, and most of the rumours were proved right. Support for push notifications, stereo Bluetooth and access to the iPod music...
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New iPod Shuffle has… headphone DRM?

We reported the other day on how the new iPod Shuffle needs an adapter to plug in any headphones other than its supplied earbuds, on account of the controls being on those earphones rather than on the player.
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Apple chips in for Comic Relief

Saturday saw the UK awash in red noses and bathtubs full of baked beans for the bi-annual Comic Relief charity telethon, and the music industry got involved too.
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Facebook Connect could be big for iPhone music apps

On Saturday, Facebook revealed that its Facebook Connect technology has gone live with several iPhone applications.
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O2 drops iPhone prices as Apple prepares to unveil 3.0 software

O2 UK is dropping the price of 3G iPhones in May, according to trade website Mobile, offering the handset for free on its £35 and £45 monthly tariffs.
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iTunes 8.1 adds new superstar-DJ features

Apple has launched v8.1 of iTunes, and while it doesn't have any startling updates, there are some interesting new features.
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Apple patents location-based music buying technology

You're walking round a physical store, and want to identify the song that's playing. Turn on your iPhone, and it'll identify the music and let you buy it from the iTunes Store, while paying a commission to whatever store...
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Apple launches talking iPod Shuffle

Apple sprang a surprise this morning by announcing AND putting on sale a new iPod Shuffle.
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Speculation running wild over Apple’s secret touchscreen gadgets

It's been a while since the last hot Apple gadget rumour sourced from loose-lipped Taiwanese component suppliers, so here goes...Reports in Taiwan claim that Quanta Computer is making some kind of whizzy handheld device for...