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Forgotten iPod Loaded with Child Porno Leads to Arrest

Forgotten iPod Loaded with Child Porno Leads to Arrest

33-year-old Jason Daniel Goodman left his iPod Touch behind at an Oregon gas station almost a year ago. Employees figured something that valuable would be claimed, so they waited five months.

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Checking Back in With iPhone Hotels

Checking Back in With iPhone Hotels

Runtriz's E-Butler app for the St. Regis in New York.

Back in 2008, the Malibu Beach Inn billed itself as the world’s first iPhone hotel.

Now apps like that one are helping people get more comfortable (or complain more quickly) in hotels around the world.

The California hotel offered guests loaner iPhones or iPod Touch devices to order room service, set wake up calls, request dry cleaning, extra blankets or replace forgotten toothbrushes, check messages or set “Do Not Disturb” notices plus shopping, eating and cavorting info.

The whole shebang runs on an app called “Hotel Evolution” from Los Angeles software firm Runtriz.

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Scosche Launches iPhone, iPod Radiation Tester

Scosche Launches iPhone, iPod Radiation Tester

After the Fukushima disaster, bogus radiation testing apps abounded – now Scosche has launched what it’s calling a true pocket radiation tester for your iPhone or iPod Touch.

The portable radiation sniffer called  RDTX-PRO, priced at $350, might cost more than your device, but it looks like it’s a hit. Launched yesterday, at this writing it’s already out of stock on the company website.

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Griffin Beacon iOS Remote Makes Flipping Channels Fun [Review]

Griffin Beacon iOS Remote Makes Flipping Channels Fun [Review]

One of the absolute worst aspects of my television-watching endeavors has been the confusing use of multiple remotes. I’ve tried universal remotes but there’s always some function I need from DVD remote or DVR that is missing on the universal remote. Stepping up to the plate, the Griffin Beacon ($80) erases the need for five different remotes by providing users with one of the best universal remotes on the market, and interfaces it though iOS.

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iOS 5 Beta 6 Expires On September 29, 2011

iOS 5 Beta 6 Expires On September 29, 2011

A Twitter user going by the name of iH8sn0w is claiming that iOS 5 Beta 6 will expire on September 29, 2011 just one second after 8:00 PM Eastern time. Is this a clue that offers some insight into the real release date of iOS 5?

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Mobile Learning? School Disctrict Lifts iPad Ban on Buses

Mobile Learning? School Disctrict Lifts iPad Ban on Buses

Students lobbied to have a ban removed so they can use their iPads on the way to and from school.

The Manatee County School district in Florida had obliged kids to take the journey to and from school unplugged from iPods, iPads and the like.

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Worst Unauthorized Apple Giveaway Ever? iPod Awarded to Woman who Guessed Amy Winehouse Death

Worst Unauthorized Apple Giveaway Ever? iPod Awarded to Woman who Guessed Amy Winehouse Death

Of all the product tie-ins Apple never approved, getting an iPod for predicting a death has got to be the worst.

Cynical journos have long had newsroom betting pools on when public figures would meet their makers but website whenwillamywinehousedie.com brought that gallows recreation to the Internet public back in 2007.

The prize? An iPod Touch.

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iPhone Film Fest Wants Your Videos (The SFW Ones)

iPhone Film Fest Wants Your Videos (The SFW Ones)

Calling all iPhone Fellinis: a contest for short flicks shot on iDevices is open for entries.

The official name is the Original iPhone Film Contest, but you can enter anything shot on an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad2.

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“Laptop Hunter” Agency Behind Bus Stop Ads that Charge iPhones, iPods

“Laptop Hunter” Agency Behind Bus Stop Ads that Charge iPhones, iPods
Vitamin Water may be the 2011 equivalent of snake oil, but now those bus shelter ads have got some actual juice: you can hook up your iPhone or iPod to charge on the go.

The ads featuring USB ports will be rolled out in Boston, Chicago, New York and Los Angeles. They are the brainchild of Crispin Porter + Bogusky — the same Mac-happy guys behind Microsoft’s “Laptop Hunters”  campaign.

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Apple Introduces Volume B2B Purchasing To Developers

Apple Introduces Volume B2B Purchasing To Developers

Apple contacted developers today to let them know that they will soon have the option to sell apps to businesses in volume at discounted rates. The new pricing structure will be available to developers that accept the new Paid Applications Agreement through the developer portal.

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