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Apple wants to launch ‘iRadio’, but they’re still negotiating with Sony and Warner

Apple wants to launch ‘iRadio’, but they’re still negotiating with Sony and Warner

People love music, it’s a universal fact, and Apple practically saved the music industry when they launched iTunes way back in early 2001, making it easy for people to buy digital files. The thing is, iTunes hasn’t really aged well. In a world where you can spend $10 per month and get unlimited access to roughly 20 million songs, paying $1 per track seems a tad bit ridiculous.

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Apple Introduces Free Next Day Shipping on All iPhone Purchases in U.S.

Apple Introduces Free Next Day Shipping on All iPhone Purchases in U.S.

Apple has just launched a new promotion on its Online store in the U.S. that offers free next day shipping on all iPhone purchases. Apple’s minimum threshold for free shipping is usually $50, but as part of the promotion, customers can avail free shipping even on the iPhone 4, which comes free with a two-year contract.

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Move Ideas from Paper to Functional Prototypes with Prototyping on Paper

Move Ideas from Paper to Functional Prototypes with Prototyping on Paper

No matter how good I am at drawing on my iPad (or iPhone), sometimes there is nothing like scribbling down ideas with pencil and paper. Maybe it’s an idea for a really cool new app or maybe a walkthrough a website or maybe just a series of ideas that flow together into a story or message. Now you have a bunch of drawings, how do you present them to people as a cohesive thing. Something people can interact with and understand? This is where POP (Prototyping on Paper) comes in. A new free app that looks like something app and web designers are going to be all over—taking sketches and connecting them into usable prototypes.

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Apple Blocks Java 7 Plugin With OS-Level Blacklist

Apple Blocks Java 7 Plugin With OS-Level Blacklist

Vulnerabilities found in Java 7 are so dangerous that Apple has pushed out code to block the plug-in at the OS level to protect users. Essentially, it’s risky just to have Java installed and running on your Mac (or any computer, really).

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Straight Talk Wireless and Walmart Team Up to Offer the iPhone 5

Straight Talk Wireless and Walmart Team Up to Offer the iPhone 5

Looking for a basic, contract-free iPhone 5? Then you might want to head to Walmart where you can get an iPhone 5 through Straight Talk Wireless. There’s a catch though, you have to buy the phone outright, but Walmart will cut you a deal.

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Apple Looking for Wireless Test Engineers

Apple Looking for Wireless Test Engineers

Supporting the story last week that Apple and Broadcom are reportedly working on a 802.11ac chip for Apple devices, Apple is recruiting wireless test engineers. When first posted the job listing included 802.11a,b,c,g, and ac standards knowledge as a requirement, the posting has now been edited to remove that requirement. Doesn’t matter really, it’s a safe bet 802.11ac is still on Apple’s radar.

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Don’t Look for App Updates or Bargains After Today

Don’t Look for App Updates or Bargains After Today

I know we all love our app updates and app bargains—especially at this time of the year—but starting tonight through the 28th we’re not going to be seeing any changes from the App Store. Why? Holiday break folks.

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The Magazine Updated with More Sharing Options and Support For Third Party Browsers

The Magazine Updated with More Sharing Options and Support For Third Party Browsers

As I talked about in my “why we don’t have a Retina mini” post, I love Marco Arment’s The Magazine. I downloaded, read, and subscribed to it in one fell swoop. Today there’s a nice update to the app that improves speed, function, and sharing options.

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Apple Working on New Multicast DNS Standard for Bonjour to Work With Larger Networks

Apple Working on New Multicast DNS Standard for Bonjour to Work With Larger Networks

Bonjour works great at home. See a printer, pick it up, all the day you’ll have good networking luck. Unfortunately, Bonjour can wreak havoc on larger networks. Universities have been particularly vulnerable because a) so many students have devices that ping for Bonjour and b) their physical size and complexity. Apple is working with International working groups to fix this.

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Apple To Offer Adapter For ‘iPhone 5′ Smaller 19-Pin Dock Connector

Apple To Offer Adapter For ‘iPhone 5′ Smaller 19-Pin Dock Connector

As we reported earlier today, it is widely speculated that Apple will replace the 30-pin dock connector with a smaller 19-pin dock connector in the next generation iPhone.

iMore now reports that according to their source who had provided them the tip about the smaller dock connector, Apple plans to also launch an adapter alongside the new iPhone that will allow users to connect accessories using the old 30-pin dock connector to the device’s new 19-pin connector.

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