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Samsung's Australian Galaxy Tab 10.1 may end up being gimped in order to appease Apple and remove the sales ban. Is a feature-disabled Tab 10.1 better than no Tab 10.1? Probably best to just import it from somewhere else if you're after it. [BBC]
With iPhone day upon us, plenty of us are waiting with bated breath for what the iPhone 5 will truly be like. Even though, heh, we kinda already know. The New York Times has it that you're in love with your iPhone. Really?
Talking at Macworld Asia, state-owned Chinese carrier China Unicom claims that Apple's iPhone 5 will run on suppafast HSPA+ networks. It's not LTE, but that's a 3x increase: a maximum download speed of 21Mbps compared to the current 7.2Mbps.
Jeff Bezos broke about a dozen legs yesterday. His presentation announcing Amazon's new Kindle lineup was entertaining, memorable and most of all, convincing. He sold it. And in doing so, made it pretty clear that he's our next Steve Jobs.
We've been waiting for the Facebook iPad app for a little while now, especially since TechCrunch's preview this past summer. In fact, it was done by then, says former Facebook developer Jeff Verkoeyen. The only thing that kept it from us was politics between Facebook and Apple.
9to5Mac is claiming some giant news about the next iPhone. The specs aren't shocking: a generous 1GB of RAM and the iPad 2's A5 processor. But what Apple's going to push hardest is Assistant: your iPhone talks to you.
Apple's secrecy means speculation runs rampant about pretty much anything it does. So, in that light, there's this: The mystery event scheduled for October will be at their HQ, not downtown San Francisco. That's atypical! Now, speculate. [All Things D]
iPatch, a UK-based iPhone repair company, has developed a hardware mod that'll add a backlight to your iPhone's logo. Similar to Apple's line of computers, the logo will glow when the phone's display turns on.