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Flickr Find: So shiny, you can see your reflection

Ah, lovely iPhone 4. How we remember, thee --- with your boxy design and shiny glass back so full of luster that we could use you as a mirror. As you walk down memory lane and contemplate your own iPhone 4, don't forget to thank SDruet Photographies for the photo. You can contribute to our Flickr...

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iOS 7: Camera changes make it better, but it still loves to crash

A very strange thing happened during the three months I tested the revamped Camera app in iOS 7. I started out relying, as usual, on Camera+. It's been a mainstay on my iPhone for several years. But as the weeks went by, I found myself using that popular app less and less until it's now sitting a...

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Apple still offering the iPhone 4 in China

With the introduction of the iPhone 5c and 5s, Apple killed off the iPhone 5 and 4 in most places, instead choosing to keep the iPhone 4S around. However, the iPhone 4 isn't quite dead yet, as the company will continue to offer it in China, reports MacRumors. This is in line with what KGI...

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Big names -- McDonald's, Pepsi, Nissan, Proctor & Gamble -- sign on for iTunes Radio ads

With iTunes Radio set to hit the ground running once Apple releases iOS 7 to the masses sometime this fall, Apple has been busy signing up number of big-name advertisers to help bankroll the company's first foray into internet radio. According to AdAge, some of the advertisers already on board...

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Deus Ex: The Fall update supports iPad 2

Deus Ex: The Fall hit the App Store a few weeks back and instantly made headlines for an anti-piracy scheme whereby users with jailbroken iOS devices were precluded from playing the game, even if they spent the full US$6.99 to download it. The developers were quick to respond to user outcry and...

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iPhone 4 resale value has grown since April

AppleInsider highlights a new research report from Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster which found that the resale value for Apple's iPhone 4 has risen since April. Specifically, Munster and his team found that the average resale value for the iPhone on eBay increased by 10.31 percent over the...

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Big guns have Apple's back in iPhone 4 ban

What do Microsoft, Oracle, Intel and AT&T have in common? All four of the major corporations are jumping to Apple's defense against the impending iPhone 4 ban ordered by the US International Trade Commission (ITC). The Wall Street Journal reports that a trade group representing Microsoft,...

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iPhone 4 still driving global growth

Though the iPhone 4 was released over three years ago, it remains an important driver of smartphone sales in emerging markets like India. Indeed, strong sales of the iPhone 4 helped Apple sell a lot more iPhones this past quarter than many analysts were expecting. Tim Cook even noted that the...

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iOS 7 Beta 3 gets benchmarked on iPhone 4 and 5

As we inch our way towards the public release of iOS 7, we are treated to a rather interesting benchmarking video courtesy of YouTube user adrianisen. The clip showcases two different benchmark tools running on iOS 7 Beta 3 on both the iPhone 4 and iPhone 5. It's not clear why the tester chose the...

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Apple asks ITC to stop impending ban on iPhones and iPads

The International Trade Commission (ITC) a few weeks ago issued an order banning the import of older generation iPhones and iPads to the extent they infringe upon Samsung owned patents. With the ban scheduled to go into effect on August 5th, Gigaom today is reporting that Apple filed a motion with...

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Daily Update for June 26, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires...

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Brian Hogan, the man who sold the iPhone 4 to Gizmodo, speaks up

Back in April 2010, the tech world was all aflutter when Gizmodo managed to get its hands on and post photos of what would later be called the iPhone 4. For a company that prides itself on secrecy, the pre-release photos of Apple's iPhone 4 were a major embarrassment. If you recall, an Apple...

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iOS 7 phases out the iPhone 3GS and the original iPad; some features will be iPhone 5 only

Apple on Monday took the wraps off of iOS 7, its highly anticipated next-gen mobile OS for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Apple said that iOS 7 will be available as a free download this fall and will run on the following devices: iPhone 4 and above iPad 2 and above iPad mini iPod touch,...

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Apple sued over faulty power button on iPhone 4

Florida woman Debra Hilton filed a class action suit against Apple alleging that the power button on the iPhone 4 sports a manufacturing defect that Apple is well aware of and chose not to fix. The suit specifically claims that the iPhone 4's flex cable is defective and designed to cause the power...

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iPhone 4 'AntennaGate' settlement checks now arriving

The US$15 "AntennaGate" settlement checks have started arriving for qualifying iPhone 4 users. The checks are a settlement for those who filed a claim in a class action lawsuit against Apple for "misrepresenting and concealing material information in the marketing, advertising, sale and...

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