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Old 13th April 2010, 09:00   #1951
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Opera Mini browser app has been finally approved!!

Does not seem to load faster compared to Safari over 3G network. But should save on data charges and should be great in terms of speed, on GPRS/EDGE networks.
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Old 13th April 2010, 10:00   #1952
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Default Opera is super fast!

Yup for us with EDGE/GPRS, Team-BHP loads faster than our own mobile skin version on iphone safari!!

Approved

Installed and using it now!

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Old 14th April 2010, 16:52   #1953
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Apple is changing their licensing rules to control what software, they will allow on iPhone, iPad and its other devices.

What are the changes ?
  • App developers may only use Apple's programming tools.
  • Apple will refuse to distribute any apps in the iTunes store that violate the new agreement.
  • Developers may no longer use outside services to measure their application performance. Will make it easier to mask Apple's core inefficiencies. न रहेगा बाँस, न बजेगी बाँसुरी !!
Who is affected ?
  • Startups with huge VC funding, who're already working on projects with non-Apple tools.
  • Adobe Systems, which announced new tools for creating app versions for iPhone which automatically generate versions for other competing devices.
Why the hostile behavior?
Apple's core revenue streams have shifted from desktop computing to mobile.

In 2001, 80% of Apple's revenue came from its laptops and desktops.
That will drop to 27% in 2011. By end 2011, 50% of Apple's total revenue will come from iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad.

Mobile devices with more applications
will naturally be more attractive to buyers.

In the battle for mobile telephony leadership, the struggle is on
to own developers and applications. Apple is thrashing tooth and nail, to try to grow their presence. They want to pressure developers to stick to Apple and dump Symbian, Blackberry, Android and others.

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Old 14th April 2010, 17:22   #1954
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When I was searching for Smartphone, iphone was the best among other but lacking of multitasking which forced me to buy this multitasking phone which also offer the same touch sensitivity as Iphone.

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Old 15th April 2010, 13:22   #1955
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Apple is changing their licensing rules to control what software, they will allow on iPhone, iPad and its other devices.

What are the changes ?
  • App developers may only use Apple's programming tools.
  • Developers may no longer use outside services to measure their application performance. Will make it easier to mask Apple's core inefficiencies.
While I agree with your hypothesis, I am not too particularly concerned about Apple's new restrictions. I dont know about Adobe's tool, but the iPhone apps that come out of the tool suuuuuuck big time !! Basically, any app that is not designed or built with iPhone UI in mind will always suck.

Adobe is really p!ssed that Flash isn't supported natively in Safari (iPhone) and there is nothing they can do about it, short of creating their own brower app and hoping that Apple will approve it!

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Old 19th April 2010, 15:31   #1956
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Wink iPhone 4G leaked out pics?!

These are from engadget.

iPhone 4G: is this it? -- Engadget

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and this is what macrumors had to say;

Possible iPhone 4G Images Surface - Mac Rumors

Time to save up i say
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And this is what GSMArena.com has to say on the Iphone 4G:

iPhone 4G caught in the wild, is thicker than 3G and edgier - GSMArena.com news

Update: Actually, the truth about this iPhone 4G wannabe surfaced much much earlier than that. The device turned out to be a Japanese knock-off that some fraudsters were trying to sell to publications for 10 000 US dollars. We told you there was something wrong here.
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Old 19th April 2010, 18:42   #1958
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Check again the source of GSM arena (engadget) has updated that they are checking it out and it might be the 4G itself.
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It looks like the real thing but I hope it isn't the production version (prototypes are generally lower quality). The buttons and aluminium strip on the side looks very cheap along with the random joints. Apart from that looks like a good upgrade.
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I like the current one as far as looks are concerned.
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And it sure seems to be the real deal This Is Apple's Next iPhone - Iphone 4 - Gizmodo
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Yes! This is the new iPhone 4

Check this out This Is Apple's Next iPhone - Iphone 4 - Gizmodo

Gizmodo has got the device, ripped off the iPhone, full HI-res pics.

Better Camera, Higher resolution screen, new squarish body, lotsa more things!!!

Full Review, its an almost final prototype with perfect finish!
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The old iPhones look better. This looks like the other touchscreen phones in the market.
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The new iPhone was conveniently lost in a Redwood city bar!! You bet its a prototype to mislead people.

If it isnt, one Steve Jobs is a raging maniac all red in face right now. And a guy getting fired!

This MicroSim thingie does seem unrealistic though. How many markets support them right now? and how many will when this phone gets launched in July?
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It being "lost" is all a gimmick ! Apple knows best how to create the buzz around their products, it's all preplanned and NOTHING gets leaked just like that unless they want it to.
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