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Apple Introduces iPod touch, Wi-Fi iTunes Store, and New iPods

Instead of resting on its laurels, Apple continues to break new ground in the iPod world, releasing the iPhone-like iPod touch, putting a 160 GB drive in the new iPod classic, enabling the new iPod nano to play video, and giving the iPod shuffle new colors. Other announcements included the capability to purchase custom ringtones for the iPhone from the iTunes Store, the iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store for the iPhone and iPod touch, and a price drop - $200! - for the iPhone.

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Apple to Offer $100 iPhone Rebate for Early Purchasers

Responding to complaints surrounding the $200 price drop on the iPhone, Steve Jobs posted an open letter stating that customers who bought an iPhone before the pricing changed will receive a $100 rebate good for store credit at the online Apple Store or physical Apple Store locations.

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Apple Sells Millionth iPhone

Someone got the golden ticket, and it's probably Steve Jobs. Apple has sold its millionth iPhone, the company announced, reaching that mark in just 74 days

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Take Control News/10-Sep-07

It may seem as though we've been lying low with Take Control for quite some time, but in fact, we've been hard at work to bring you not just one, but two ebooks about the iPhone (OK, the good folks at Macworld actually wrote one of them). Save 20% when you buy both!

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iPhoney Baloney Browser

If you, like me, need to see what Web sites look like on an iPhone, but you don't have an iPhone or iPod touch, turn to the free iPhoney, which simulates Web browsing on an iPhone.

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From Radio to iTunes: Tag Songs on Digital AM/FM for Later Purchase

It's an odd assemblage of pieces, but by Christmas you'll be able to press a button on a radio receiver with an iPod dock that will mark that song for later purchase in iTunes.

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AT&T Simplifies iPhone Bills

AT&T finally sees the light about sending fully itemized paper bills to iPhone customers; everyone will now receive summarized paper bills unless they desperately need to help with global deforestation.

Jeff Carlson No comments

iPhone, iLife ’08 Receive Bug-Fix Updates

Apple has released iPhone 1.0.2, iMovie 7.0.1, and iWeb 2.0.1 to fix bugs and address issues with publishing .Mac Web galleries.

Jorg Brown No comments

iPhone Billing and International Issues

Two problems to watch out for with iPhone bills: they can be too big (too many pages) and too big (too much money). Read on to see how to solve both issues.

Adam Engst No comments

Lights Off for the iPhone

Lights Off is the first truly native iPhone game... but getting it onto an iPhone isn't for the faint of heart.

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PopCap Pops iPhone Productivity

An iPhone version of the Bejeweled game accessed via the Web, is sure to sap even the most productive worker.

Adam Engst No comments

Apple Releases Mac OS X, Safari 3, and iPhone Security Updates

A trio of security updates block a variety of problems in Mac OS X, Safari 3, and the iPhone, underscoring the shared code between Mac OS X and the iPhone, and between the Mac and Windows versions of Safari.

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Missing Sync 4.0 Supports Latest Windows Mobile Devices

The Missing Sync for Windows Mobile 4.0 adds support for Windows Mobile 6 devices, video transfer and playback, and call and SMS logging for access on the Mac.

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An iPhone in a Blender?

Who would be so bold as to put an iPhone into a blender? A firm that makes a high-powered blender, that's who.

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3G iPod Owners Beware Compatibility Claims

I recently set up a JBL On Stage Micro speaker device with an old iPod for Tristan so he can listen to music when he goes to sleep and can wake up to music at the ungodly hour of 5:50 AM on weekdays