Holy Cow! Apple Stock Soars Over $410 A Share

Holy Cow! Apple Stock Soars Over $410 A Share

Wow. As of writing, Apple is hovering above $410 a share, with a market share $25 billion ahead of Exxon Mobil, the world’s second most valuable company. This all without Steve at the helm. How high will it go?

Apple to Unveil ‘iPhone 4 Plus’ Designed for China, Alongside New iPhone

Apple to Unveil ‘iPhone 4 Plus’ Designed for China, Alongside New iPhone

We are getting more indications why Apple suddenly put in orders for more iPhone 4 components. The tech giant will unveil an updated version of the stalwart iPhone 4 tailored for the China market, a Wall Street analyst told investors Monday.

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Bootable Backups Are Easier With Superduper [50 Mac Essentials #42]

Superduper for OS X

Every Mac sold since the launch of OS X 10.5 (Leopard) has had a copy of Apple’s backup software, Time Machine, included.

And thank goodness for that, because backups were the elephant in the computer industry’s room. Everyone knew it was essential to keep backups, and everyone knew that most people just didn’t bother.

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Netflix Spins Off DVD By Mail Service as Qwikster, Adding Game Rentals

Netflix Spins Off DVD By Mail Service as Qwikster, Adding Game Rentals

Netflix, the DVD by mail service that killed the corner video rental store, is now Qwikster. The announcement comes as the company attempts to save its profitable streaming business from a consumer revolt.

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Latest Version Of Redsn0w Gets Rid Of Obnoxious IPSW Downloads (Unless You’re On iOS 5)

Latest Version Of Redsn0w Gets Rid Of Obnoxious IPSW Downloads (Unless You’re On iOS 5)

One of the big annoyances of the jailbreaking process is downloading the right IPSW file for your jailbreak program of choice to crack. Not only are IPSW files — being mirrors of a particular iOS image — pretty huge, but Apple doesn’t distribute anything but the most recent one, which means that if you’re trying to jailbreak an older version of iOS (one, say, that still has a particular vulnerability to exploit), you need to dig around torrent sites and the like.

Fooey. Luckily, the latest version of jailbreak utility Redsno0w 0.9.9b1 gets rid of that whole IPSW business, and handles downloading them for itself.

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This Logic Board Says It Is The iPhone 5, We Say It’s Schizo… Here’s Why

This Logic Board Says It Is The iPhone 5, We Say It’s Schizo… Here’s Why

We’ve been pretty confident since Apple announced the iPad 2 that the next-generation iPhone would feature the company’s dual-core A5 processor, but in case you needed photographic evidence, here’s what is claimed to be an iPhone 5 logic board with that A5 processor built-in… But we’re not sure it’s really an iPhone 5.

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Sprint Kills Frequent Upgrades, Cuts Return Times Ahead of iPhone 5

Sprint Kills Frequent Upgrades, Cuts Return Times Ahead of iPhone 5

Sprint appears to be adjusting its service in preparation for possibly getting the iPhone. After killing a program letting long-term customers update handsets more often, the No. 3 carrier cut its return time in half.

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GimmeMusic Is The Easiest Way to Discover Music You’ve Never Heard Before on Your iPhone [Review]

GimmeMusic Is The Easiest Way to Discover Music You’ve Never Heard Before on Your iPhone [Review]

Are you fed up with listening to the same old albums all the time? Sure, that UB40 compilation you made in 1983 has some pretty decent tracks on it, but wouldn’t you like to discover something new?

GimmeMusic for the iPhone is a free app from NexStudios that will help you discover new music. The beauty of this application — apart from that ‘free’ price tag — is that it’s incredibly simple to use. In fact, all you have to do is listen.

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Me and My Mac: Pictures Of Readers And Their Apple Gadgets! – Round One [Gallery]

Me and My Mac: Pictures Of Readers And Their Apple Gadgets! – Round One [Gallery]

Blake in the reflection of his iMac

We’ve already shown you the world’s youngest Apple programmer, and we’re back this time around with a great selection of reader submissions to the Me and My Mac series.

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Samsung Planning to Sue Apple Once iPhone 5 Hits Korea

Samsung Planning to Sue Apple Once iPhone 5 Hits Korea

Even before it has even appeared on shelves, the iPhone 5 already is set for a lawsuit. Samsung plans to challenge Apple in court to prevent the next-generation handset reaching South Korean soil, according to a Monday report.

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