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Canadian iPhones Get Kindle App Too

The Amazon Kindle isn’t quite as new as it used to be, but it was only one month ago that the e-book reader was officially offered to Canadians. If you’d prefer not to buy a separate device for your reading habit, then you’ll like today’s announcement. The Kindle App for the iPhone gives you the Kindle experience right on your ...

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Speech-Based Text Messages with Dragon for iPhone

Yes, we all know that the Apple iPhone has a fantastic capacitive touchscreen display. The virtual keyboard takes a little getting used to, but once you do, it’s just as fast (if not faster) than its hardware-based equivalent. Even so, it can still be hard typing as fast as you can talk. Dragon wants to fix that. I’m not completely ...

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Holy Trinity: MAME on iPhone with a Wii Remote (Video)

I think many of us would agree that the Apple iPhone has become not only a viable mobile gaming platform, but also a very popular one. Even so, some people may not be completely in love with touchscreen-only controls nor may they be satisfied with just what’s available in the App Store. Well, this little tweak seems to be address ...

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Fring Brings Skype Video Calls to iPhone

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One of the bigger milestones achieved on the Apple iPhone was the ability to have Skype calls completed over a Wi-Fi network. That was major. Now, you have the legal capability of taking the next logical step, because Fring for iPhone is now supporting video calls via Skype too. As you may already know, Fring is a free chat client ...

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Mophie Juice Pack Air for iPhone 3G Goes Red

Back in October, we hosted a contest where you could win a Mophie Juice Pack Air for the Apple iPhone. This handy protective case for everyone’s favorite touchscreen smartphone also gave you a significant battery boost on the go. Well, Mophie’s got an update in time for the holidays. At the time of the contest, the Mophie Juice Pack Air ...

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Video: Another Tactile Keyboard Idea for the iPhone

One of the most common complaints that people have about the Apple iPhone is that it lacks a physical keyboard. They don’t want to sacrifice that great touchscreen display, but they want something that they can feel when they’re typing things out. One of the newest solutions is called 4iThumbs. A couple of months ago, we caught a glimpse at ...

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Xbox Live Hits Apple iPhone with Coverflow

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Didn’t think that Microsoft and Apple could play nicely in the same yard? Guess again. If you happen to be rocking an Apple iPhone, you can now latch into your Xbox Live account and communicate with your Xbox 360 buddies just like you would on the console itself. Well, this app has been avaialble in the past, but now it’s ...

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Users of Apple iPhone Still Want Physical Keyboard

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When I talk to a number of my friends who own an Apple iPhone, they say that they are perfectly satisfied with the touchscreen experience and they are not at all interested in gaining a physical keyboard like what I have with my Nokia. However, it turns out that not all iPhone owners are quite so black-and-white when it comes ...

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Free “My Account” iPhone App for Rogers and Fido

Want to make sure that you’re not yakking past your minutes this month? Nowhere near a computer where you can log into your account and you don’t want to bother with calling 611 on your handset? It seems that Rogers Wireless and Fido have the iPhone people covered with the new “My Account” app. Naturally, both the Rogers and Fido ...

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Apple Fights Back Against Verizon Attack Ads

You know how the recent slate of commercials from Verizon have had their sights clearly targeted at AT&T and the Apple iPhone? You know how they’ve been saying that they have a map for that and how they’ve placed the iPhone in the land of misfit toys? Well, it’s not like the boys and girls in Cupertino are going to ...

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Apple iPhone Coming to Virgin Mobile Next Year

Seems like the Cupertino floodgates are opening north of the border. It wasn’t all that long ago that Rogers Wireless (and its canine companion Fido) was the only place where Canadians could officially get their hands on the Apple iPhone. Now, you can head on over and grab the same phone from Bell Mobility or Telus Mobility. Well, get ready ...

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XKCD Settles iPhone vs. Droid Debate

XKCD Settles iPhone vs. Droid Debate

Ever since the first Apple iPhone hit the scene, it seems that the mobile phone world has been looking for a so-called iPhone killer. We’ve seen some seriously stiff competition from companies like Samsung and HTC, but the Motorola Droid from Verizon Wireless looks like it could be the strongest offering to date. Maybe you’re reaching the end of your ...

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Jailbroken iPhones Get Rick Rolled with Worm

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People will tell you that there are all sorts of risks when it comes to jailbreaking your iPhone, but you also gain access to all sorts of things that you wouldn’t be able to get otherwise. Well, what they didn’t tell you is that jailbreaking could lead to someone never giving you up and never letting you down. As it ...

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Cell Phone Inventor No Fan of Smartphones, Universality

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We should all thank Dr. Martin Cooper each and every day. If it wasn’t for this fine gentleman, we would have never been able to carry workable phones in our hip holsters. However, it seems that Dr. Cooper has fallen behind on the times, because he dislikes the iPhone and other smartphones. He wants them to be simpler. Dr. Cooper ...

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Apple App Store Hits Six Figures in Apps

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There’s an app for that. And that. And that. If you’re rocking an iPod touch or an Apple iPhone, then you’ll know that the App Store is one crazy place to load up on fun, functional, and useless applications. Now the App Store has hit a major milestone, offering a library that now consists of 100,000 apps! Of course, not ...

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