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Variable pricing on iTunes: Day One

Yesterday saw Apple's iTunes Store finally go entirely DRM-free, but that also meant the introduction of variable pricing – which in the US, means three price points for iTunes downloads: $0.69, existing price...
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Video: Tap Tap Coldplay game for iPhone

Coldplay have their own iPhone music game, courtesy of US developer Tapulous. It's a revamped version of that company's Tap Tap Revenge game, meaning the British band are following in Nine Inch Nails and Weezer's...
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Apple bans developers from selling iPhone apps outside the App Store

We wrote recently about the launch of several unofficial application stores for iPhone, and it hasn't taken long for Apple to crack down.
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Nokia to Apple: `We are beating iPhone hands-down’

Nokia's Anssi Vanjoki has put the smackdown on Apple in an interview with VentureBeat. Well, kind of.
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App Store contract reveals developer-unfriendly returns policy

Mobile application developers have been rhapsodising about the iPhone's App Store in recent months, but it turns out there's a potentially nasty downside buried in their contracts.
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Today’s new iPhone rumour: faster internet access

The online rumour-mill continues to churn regarding Apple's new iPhone models that are expected to be released this Summer.
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Microsoft: `iPhone is too expensive for this economy’

Yeah, well they would say that, is the obvious reaction. Even so, Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer stuck the knife into Apple at a conference yesterday, saying that "No one's going to pay $500 more for a logo", before training...
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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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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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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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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.