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A US judge has told Motorola to give Apple details concerning the development of Google's Android OS, along with more information covering the recently approved purchase of Motorola Mobility by the search giant.
Persistent rumours about the next iPad sporting a 2048 x 1536-pixel display are looking more and more likely ahead of Wednesday's announcement. Especially now that Venture Beat is reporting that the new device will be dubbed the iPad HD.
China is so nerdy. Instead of stuffing their mules with pellets full of heroin like regular criminals, Chinese smugglers are apparently just slapping dozens of iPhones onto themselves, then trying (and failing) to get through airport security. Like this idiot with 30+ iPhone 4S handsets on his person.
In 1984, Apple launched an ad campaign based on George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four, which depicted IBM users as mindless followers and Mac users as visionaries and rebels. Now, the man behind it, Regis McKenna, has explained that he think it was more successful than the product it attempted to sell.
Chinese gadget site, MIC Gadget, has got its hands on some leaked front and rear plates, plus other bits and pieces, of the supposed iPad 3 and put them together. Unsurprisingly, the franken-gutless-iPad it looks just like an iPad 2, if a tad thicker, complete with a physical home button.
Getting bored with Siri? Us too. Finding out what the weather is, setting reminders and asking question gets old. You know what never gets old? Hearing a robot voice swear. I mean, we're all teenage boys at heart, right? Here's how to make Siri curse like a motherfucking sailor.
Everyone's been digging through their web analytics looking for clues about the next iPad. But the rush to sift out details about new bits of hardware may have turned up Apple's next mobile operating system.
Oh patent wars, is there any mellow you can't harsh? A German court just ruled in Apple's favour on a patent that could, theoretically, force Moto to destroy a bunch of its devices. My crystal ball says that won't happen.
Over at TheNextWeb, Matthew Panzarino argues that because expected resolution bump of the iPad 3 display would make app file sizes much larger, the App Store full of iPad apps larger than 20 megabytes which can't be downloaded over a 3G connection. Honestly, however, it's too soon to declare anything a problem.
Apple didn't mislead UK consumers over what Siri would be capable of when it arrived over here, it was our stupid fault for watching US announcements and getting too excited over features we were never going to get.