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Apple sued for stifling debate about iPhone software

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has filed a lawsuit against Apple over the latter's attempt to stop members of a site called BluWiki from discussing how to put music apps Winamp and Songbird on an iPhone.
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Reports claim Apple working on new devices for Verizon

The US rumour-mill has gone into overdrive this week with speculation that Apple may end the US iPhone monopoly of AT&T, and sign some kind of a deal with rival Verizon Wireless.
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SeeqPod site goes down as CEO claims acquisition talks

Over the weekend, music search engine SeeqPod went down, meaning people couldn't use it to search for or play songs.
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Apple reveals impressive Q1 financials

Downturn? What downturn? Apple has reported revenues of $8.16 billion for the first quarter of 2009, up 8.7% year-on-year.
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Leaf Trombone World Stage goes live for iPhone

Forget iPhone apps promoting bands, or streaming music apps, or anything serious. The best iPhone music app ever (possibly) just debuted on the App Store. It's called Leaf Trombone World Stage, and is the work of Smule,...
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Apple launches countdown to 1bn iPhone app downloads

Apple has launched an online countdown for its App Store, ticking towards the one billion app downloads mark for iPhone and iPod touch. It stands at 950 million at the time of writing. Whoever nabs the billionth will win...
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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.