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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...
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Chinese hackers selling $200 iTunes vouchers for $2.60

Chinese hackers have cracked the codes used for iTunes Store vouchers using key-generators, and as a result are selling $200 voucher codes for as little as $2.60 online.
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App Store passes 25k apps milestone… but has competition

There are now 25,000 applications on the iPhone App Store.
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Ocarina iPhone developer reveals 700k downloads

Remember Ocarina, the novelty iPhone music app where you blow into your iPhone's mic to make flutey sounds? Its developer, Smule, has revealed that more than 700,000 people have downloaded it so far at $0.99 apiece.
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Tap Tap Revenge 2 iPhone game goes live with 150 songs

Regular readers will know we're big fans of iPhone music game Tap Tap Revenge. Well, the sequel has just been released on the App Store
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O2 UK reveals iPhone sales have passed 1m

O2 UK has revealed that it has sold more than one million iPhones in the UK, as part of the quarterly financial results of its parent company Telefonica.
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UK users prefer Amazon to iTunes for downloading music

A survey conducted by Strategy Analytics claims that 26% of UK broadband users cite Amazon as their preferred service from which to buy digital music, compared to the 23% who said iTunes. This, despite Amazon only launching...
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Depeche Mode first artist to offer an iTunes Pass to fans

Would you pay $18.99 to get a bunch of exclusive content around the new Depeche Mode album (plus the album itself)? That's the offer being touted by Apple with a new iTunes Store feature called iTunes Pass.As the blurb...
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iPhone apps for Lady Gaga, Pussycat Dolls and other UMG artists

Interscope Geffen A&M is launching iPhone applications for five of its key artists, through a partnership with mobile firm Kyte. The five are Lady Gaga, the Pussycat Dolls, Soulja Boy Tell 'Em, the All American Rejects,...
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Nokia Ovi Store: a smarter App Store?

Nokia has unveiled its new mobile app store which it hopes will take on Apple's App Store. It's called Ovi Store, and will launch in May, replacing Nokia's existing Nokia Download, MOSH and WidSets services.In...
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Beggars using free iPhone games to promote artists

Beggars Group has launched an iPhone game based on XL/Merok artist Titus Andronicus, to promote the band's debut album The Airing of Grievances. The game is free to download, and has just gone live on the App Store.It's...
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Apple’s new iPod boss cleared to start work

Apple and IBM have been tussling over Mark Papermaster, who left his job at the latter to become the former's new SVP of devices and hardware engineering.IBM threatened to sue over a non-compete clause in his contract,...