Apple Planning New Product Release Event in February?

Rumors are flying as a result of a blog post on TUAW this morning, which indicates that Apple may be planning a product release event sometime near the end of this month. Suggestions of what might be coming at the event are already buzzing about and include: the Official iPhone SDK, new MacBook Pro models which would utilize Intel's 45-nanometre Penryn chip, and the ever-rumored 3G-capable iPhone model.

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The source of the rumor is a tip to TUAW that indicates that the company that does television for Macworld and other Apple media events is reportedly hiring personnel for an event at the end of

Apple Doubles Capacity of iPhone and iPod Touch

If you tunnel deep into the pit of your memory, you can probably remember the 4GB version of the Apple iPhone. Back in the day (7 months ago), there were two versions of the Apple iPhone, the 4GB version and a double capacity iPhone of 8GB. After a few months, however, Apple discontinued the 4GB iPhone leaving only the 8GB model. Well, the big brother is now the little brother, and we're back to two models. Apple announced today that new models of the iPhone and the iPod Touch are available, both with double the capacity of their younger siblings.

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The new models, the 16GB iPhone and the 32GB iPod Touch, are already available for purchase via Apple's

Is Apple Throwing Away 500 million iPhone Subscribers?

There's an interesting article featured on Wired right now that puts some hard numbers up against a question many of us have been asking since Apple broke down talks with China Mobile late in 2007. That question, is simply, what the #$%! was Apple thinking? China Mobile is not only the largest wireless communications provider in China, it is the largest wireless communications provider in the world.

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Wired's article offers up some interesting statistics, a few of which are:

OTA iPhone Upgrade to Jailbroken 1.1.3

Since Nate True's now less than recommended jailbreak was released just days ago, there have been a few new incarnations of 1.1.3 jailbreak methods - including the first officially sanctioned by the iPhone Dev Team. As each new jailbreak method is released, things get progressively easier for the iPhone owner. The latest method, from the iPhone Dev Team, makes having a jailbroken 1.1.3 iPhone incredibly easy.

iPhone 1.1.3 Jailbreak for Mac Released

As promised, Nate True - who yesterday released a Windows version of the iPhone jailbreak for 1.1.3 - has followed up with the release of a Mac jailbreak for 1.1.3. Like the Windows version of the jailbreak, it is required that you either start with a 1.1.1 or 1.1.2 iPhone or downgrade your 1.1.3 iPhone to one of these versions.


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