Feb 03

Can the iPad 2 have the same access to everything as a computer could?

Question by Jill Potter: Can the iPad 2 have the same access to everything as a computer could?
I want the iPad 2, but I have to save my money. I’m counting on my birthday for money, but I’m planning on a netbook screen repair. I’m thinking of just not getting it repaired and using the iPad. But I’m not sure if it can access games and everything on the computer.

Best answer:

Answer by Scott
No. It can’t be like a computer.

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Apr 30

iPhone app could help you switch to cheaper data plan

iPhone app could help you switch to cheaper data plan
Thanks to seamless background compression, the new Onavo app promises to give you a lot more bang for your data buck. But does it really work? Originally posted at iPhone Atlas
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Man Steals iPhone 4 From Undercover Cop On Subway
Just a week after the NYPD announced that iPhones—especially the iPhone 4— are targets for subway thefts , the cops announce that they arrested a man for stealing an iPhone 4 on a 4 train. And the iPhone 4’s owner turned out to be an undercover cop. Kasseim Thomas, 47, was busted in the Bronx, but cops started noticing him when he was getting on and off a train at 59th Street and Lexington—Lt …
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Apple rejects iPhone game Smuggle Truck depicting immigrant smuggling
Apple has rejected “Smuggle Truck”, an iPhone and iPad game that pits players as the driver of a truck packed with immigrants crossing a desert border and underground tunnels. In the game, immigrants can be hurled out of the truck bed and die as the vehicle navigates obstacles such as ramps, hills and explosives. While Apple did deny the Smuggle Truck game for its App Store, the Cupertino tech …
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Apr 26

iPhone 5 could be tapered, bezel-free, and metal-backed

iPhone 5 could be tapered, bezel-free, and metal-backed
This weekend some interesting iPhone 5 rumors emerged over at TiMN. While things are still early for the 2011 iPhone–for which most rumors foresee a September launch–the site has heard a number of interesting pieces of information about the device’s design, culminating in a mock-up graphic. As you can see from the side view above, […]
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IPhone case freezes Steve Jobs in carbonite, a la Han Solo
Do you love Star Wars and Apple? And creepy things? If so, check out this strange iPhone case, which makes Steve Jobs look like he’s trapped in your iPhone.
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Top iPhone Game Apps: Updated NBA Jam Heads Paid Charts
[Sister site FingerGaming rounds up the week’s most popular paid and free iPhone and iPod Touch games, as current on the iTunes App Store, from NBA Jam and Tiny Wings to Stupidness 2 and more.] This week’s top paid iPhone game titles on the App Store, as captured on April 26th 2011, are as follows: 1. NBA Jam ($ 4.99) 2. Angry Birds ($ 0.99) 3. Angry Birds Rio ($ 0.99) 4. Tiny Wings ($ 0.99) 5. Air …
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Feb 11

iPad 3 ‘could arrive in September’

iPad 3 ‘could arrive in September’
Rumour-mongers, seemingly tired of talking about what the iPad 2 will or won’t feature, have moved on to the third-generation iPad. The first rumour originated yesterday from the guesswork of a technology blogger who speculated that HP’s launch schedule for its new Touchpad might see the company come up against opposition from not just the iPad 2 but the iPad 3.
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iPad 3 rumors kick up in advance of the suspected iPad 2 announcement
As the suspected second-gen iPad announcement approaches, rumors are already to swirl about Apple’s plans for an iPad 3.
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iPad 3 this fall tips latest batch of frantic Apple refresh rumors
The iPad 2 isn’t even official yet, but already the speculation over the third-generation version of the Apple tablet has begun in earnest. Prompted by Daring Fireball ‘s John Gruber predicting that HP might struggle with the Touchpad because “If my theory is right, they’re not only going to be months behind the iPad 2, but if they slip until late summer, they might bump up against the release …
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Aug 25

Apple Patent Could End iPhone Jailbreaking

Apple Patent Could End iPhone Jailbreaking
An Apple patent application, filed earlier this year but posted online could put an end to jailbreaking iPhones, iPod touches and iPads reports claims. Apple – IPhone – iPod – IOS jailbreaking – Patent
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iPhone: the Missing Manual, Fourth Edition
The iPhone 4, The iOS 4 software, The apps, The tricks
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Location-Based Services: 5 Myths Debunked
With services such as Facebook’s Places come many misconceptions about risks. Here’s a look at what’s true and false regarding location-based services. Facebook – Social network – Online Communities – Business – Technology
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Aug 25

Could I save sales tax monthly buying my iphone in a different county or state?

Question by nrgtripathi: Could I save sales tax monthly buying my iphone in a different county or state?
I live in Cook County. If I chose to buy my iphone in Lake County or IN, a place with a lower sales tax, would I get a lower tax on my monthly phone bill?

Best answer:

Answer by John C
No, only on the purchase. Taxes on the phone bill are based on the billing address.

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Aug 25

Could the original iPhone be classed as 3G technology, not just the newer version?

Question by deco1610: Could the original iPhone be classed as 3G technology, not just the newer version?
The current iPhone is called the iPhone 3g.. But the original iPhone must surely have been 3rd Generation technology too…. right?

Best answer:

Answer by aaron_atx_512
no..
they call it iPhone 3G because it has an upgrade in it that makes the internet and the phone itself work faster then the original iPhone.

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