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The first non-Apple developed apps are starting to trickle through with proper iCloud document syncing. iA Writer for both Mac and iPad has bundled in iCloud sync between iOS and OS X allowing you push documents between the two platforms.
Virgin's deal to stream Spotify to your living room through TiVo is now live via a downloadable app. The Spotify app should show up in your Apps and Games section from today, so time to get installing and listening. [Virgin]
Motorola's fitness watch, GPS and music player mash-up, the MOTOACTV, will be available for Christmas shoppers in the UK from next month. But there's a catch -- it'll set you back £250 for the privilege.
Popular US video streaming site Hulu might be about to move into Europe according to reports coming out of Germany, with TV executives said to be discussing options for its first official EU appearance.
Fans of Nokia's N900 should be pleased to see that an upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich is in the unofficial pipeline. This 'pre-pre-alpha' build shows what's possible, if not very smoothly right now -- but it's a work in progress to be proud of. [YouTube via Engadget]
Twitter has acquired a company going under the name of Whisper Systems, which provides a way of encrypting mobile calls. As part of the deal, Whisper has pulled support for its existing products, leaving those who use them rather stuck.
The iPhone 4S is old news, so how about some new iPhone 5 rumours to chew through, or hunch over in pain at, depending on your love for Apple rumours. The iPhone 5,1 and Apple TV J33 have been exposed by beta firmware.
Local newspapers from around the year 1800 onwards have been digitised and stuck online by the British Newspaper Archive, taking us back to the days when front pages were heavier on the text than celebrity gusset photographs.
Looks like RIM's trying to maintain its enterprise strangle-hold, announcing its 'next-generation' device management system. BlackBerry Mobile Fusion will cover BlackBerrys, Android and iOS phones, as well as tablets, with one solution.
Your network trying to charge you for tethering your iPhone? Not so keen on paying another fee to use that data allowance you've already paid for? There's an app for that, and you don't even need to jailbreak.
You might not have come across Seagate's Momentus XT hybrid hard drive tech yet; you're unlikely find it in an off-the-shelf notebook. But, the spinning platter plus solid-state flash promises the best of both worlds -- speed and large storage.
The turn-based strategy genre is not as popular on the App Store as its third cousin (twice removed), Generic Tower Defence. The turf they occupy is cosmetically similar, but the complicated rules of the former are inversely proportional to the simple design of the latter. Which brings us to RAVENMARK, a defiantly complex game, but also a polished and classy attempt at battlefield chess. Fieldrunners, this certainly ain't.
Another creepy call-recording service has just launched, which doesn't just record phone conversations -- oh no, it stores them in a cloud for spousal-snooping. Or so scaremongerers would like to think. Personally, I think it sounds like a handy tool for journalists and the like.
Got an LG phone? I'm sorry. Anyway, if it's an Optimus 2X; Optimus Black or Optimus 3D, good news! LG has announced Ice Cream Sandwich is a-coming, though the exact dates won't be revealed until December. [Facebook via Pocketnow]