iOS 5

Facebook’s ‘Project Spartan’ leaked (again), next week release expected

Facebook's clandestine HTML 5-based web app portal, so-called "Project Spartan," has made another early appearance just days before its expected official release next week.

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iPhone 5 rumors supported by Apple’s blocking of employee vacations for early October

Further evidence emerges suggesting that Apple's next iPhone release is weeks away, with reports emerging that the company is refusing employee vacation requests during two stretches of days inapl mid-October.

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Apple said to release final iOS 5 build week of Sept. 23; iPhone 5 due first half of Oct.

Multiple sources are reporting that the "Golden Master" version of iOS 5 will be released during the week of September 23, which corroborates rumors that the iPhone 5 will land sometime in the first two weeks of October.

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Did Apple leak what the next iPhone will look like?

An icon in the beta software for Apple's Photo Stream might give us a clue as to what the next iPhone will look like.

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The iPhone 5 might be thinner than the iPhone 4, and have its volume buttons moved

Some possibly leaked iPhone 5 parts could point to a thinner iPhone, with 8-megapixel camera, and switched volume buttons.

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Apple releases ‘iTunes Match’ beta cloud music service with streaming feature

Apple has released the beta version of its iTunes Match cloud music service to developers, and it includes one excellent feature nobody knew it would have: streaming.

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Apple to devs: stop tracking iOS users by device numbers

In a nod to privacy, Apple has told iOS app developers to stop tracking users by device IDS...which could spell trouble for ad networks.

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Rumor: WP7 Mango to come out on Sept 1, will compete with iPhone and Android launch

It is rumored that the Mango update to WP7 will be be released on September 1, this release date should put it in direct competition with product launches from both Apple and Google.

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Old Twitter is dead, long live new Twitter

The new, updated version of Twitter is now being used by all users, whether they want to or not.

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Study shows face recognition technology can reveal much more than your image

Researchers could identify people based on nothing more than a photo, as well as predict part of their Social Security numbers.

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Apple to bring face recognition to iOS 5

Apple's acquisition of Polar Rose has resulted in built-in face detection for iOS 5.

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Rumor: Fully integrated voice control coming to iPhone 5

An iOS 5 feature called Assistant is reportedly hitting with the launch of the iPhone 5.

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Apple releases iOS 5 beta 2, wireless sync enabled

Developers can now get their hands on the newest beta release of Apple's forthcoming mobile operating system, iOS 5.

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iPhone 5 details emerge and iPad 3 to get a better screen

A flurry of new information has leaked on the iPhone 5 and iPad 3 including processing power, camera info, and a possible bump in resolution for Apple's tablet.

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Facebook and Apple go head-to-head over social-mobile tech?

A new patent from Apple revealing geo-social networking software and a few leaked Facebook mobile projects suggest the two industry titans may be edging in on one another's territory.

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