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The Blockheads changes the game with a major update

The Blockheads is an excellent game by New Zealand developer David Frampton, also known as Majic Jungle Software. We covered it when it first released earlier this year, and the game has now picked up a really substantial update. iOS updates in general happen pretty often these days (I think I...

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Wait times for App Store approvals reportedly rising

A developer training firm named Shiny Development has been tracking waiting times for the App Store review process as closely as it can, and it has bad news for would-be app developers: The waiting times for the Mac App Store are growing longer. In the last six months or so, the waiting time...

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The sticky is up and the Store is down (Update: And back up)

I'm lying alone with my head on the Mac Thinking of Apple 'til it hurts The store is down, so what can we do? Tormented and waiting, We're all out of Store, we're so lost without it, We'll be right, believing for so long... We're all out of Store, what are we with out it? It won't be too...

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Top 5 reasons the Apple Store refresh is taking so long

Wow. This has been an especially long wait for the Apple Store to return. So here's TUAW's top reasons this is taking so long. Reason #5 (via @serpicolugnut at Twitter, updated via TUAW reader Zaph):The App Store reviewers are "reviewing" the new store. The current average wait is 14 days. ...

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Why weren't you in line this morning?

We don't want to imply that the iPhone 3G S launch was a dud. There's reports out that the 3G S may have sold more units than the 3G on opening day, but even more reports are coming in that the lines and general mayhem at Apple and AT&T stores were much more subdued this year than in previous...

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Apple to mini fans: "Be patient."

A distraught Mac mini fan (it wasn't me, though I would be distraught to hear that the mini was really, truly dead -- which it isn't yet) apparently called Apple to get the story on the little computer that could, and apparently was told to "be patient." If you believe AppleInsider's interview of an...

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Thoughts on iPhone Apps Management

I don't know about you, but those new longer iPhone syncs are just killing me. Once an App has been backed up, I don't see why Apple doesn't just back up the Documents and Library data rather than backing up entire applications every single time the iPhone connects. What I've been doing is keeping...

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5th Avenue Apple Store starts iPhone 3G line

GearDiary is reporting that a lineup of about 10 people started queuing up Friday for the iPhone 3G launch at the 5th Avenue Apple Store in New York. You may recall last year's 5th Avenue store queuing started about a week early as well. The iPhone 3G goes on sale at 8 a.m. on July 11th. The first...

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Line walk, AT&T State Street and Apple Michigan Ave.

Click To Play Maybe it's just me, but I thought the State Street AT&T store line had much more verve and character than the Michigan Ave. Apple Store line. The Apple Store had Starbucks coffee being given out for free, but the State Street line turned back into a brickwalled...

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Line report: iPhone mania!

Oh, buddy. It's 4:30 in the middle of the country, lots of people are just starting to get out of work, and things are really starting to pick up now. Benjamin Gilbert sends pictures from his campout at Legacy Village in Ohio. Andrew Abate is lineblogging from the West Farms Mall Apple Store...

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