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Bloomberg reports that Virgin Mobile will open retail stores in Chicago in order to showcase the prepaid iPhone, which goes on sale in stores tomorrow.
Cricket has just become the first prepaid carrier to offer the iPhone — as of June 22nd, customers will be able to purchase the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 along with a no-contract prepaid plan that offers unlimited voice, text, and data for $55 per month.
The new iPad has been released in twelve new markets, including South Korea, and the iPhone 4 and 4S have been launched on five local carriers, with a sixth to follow.
After tearing apart the iPad and taking a microscope to the sensor, the Chipworks has confirmed that the new iPad's 5-megapixel, backside-illuminated sensor is the OmniVision OV5650 (marked, as you can see below, as OV290BF) — the same sensor they found when they analyzed the iPhone 4.
Electronic Arts has temporarily removed The Simpsons: Tapped Out from the iTunes App Store after server issues cropped up following the game's launch last week.
The NPD Group has just released its latest findings for US smartphone sales for Q4 2011, and it looks like first-time buyers choose Android over iOS, 57 percent to 34 percent. That number levels out when you look at all sales for the quarter, during which time Android captured 48 percent of all sales compared to Apple's 43 percent.
Terrifying tales have surfaced recently of unsuspecting iPhone users that have had their private conversations intercepted by thieves and other third parties, and through our own independent test we've confirmed the issue and how it arises.
Time Warner Cable updated its TWC TV app today to support the iPhone 3GS, 4, and 4S. Unlike its Android counterpart, the app offers live streaming television so long as you're on your home's Wi-Fi network.
Kickstarter project TidyTilt resembles the Smart Cover for the iPad 2, but instead of protecting the screen, it keeps your headphone cord tidy and can be used as a stand.
Siri has been hacked and release for older iPhones and iPod Touches, but although it's a legal-to-distribute solution, it still requires that users create their own proxy servers in order to use it.
Best Buy is offering the iPhone 4 on AT&T or Verizon with a buy one, get one free deal. It requires a 2-year contract and is not available on the iPhone 4S. In-store only, today only.
The iPhone Dev Team has released a beta version of its Redsn0w tethered jailbreaking application, which is now compatible with iOS 5.0.1 on older devices. The iPhone 4S and iPad 2 are still yet to be cracked.
The PowerSkin Gaming Case encloses an XPAL battery, speakers, and a rumbler into its body — the only glaring omission is a set of physical buttons.
Though the original Grand Theft Auto dates back to 1997, GTA III was the sea change for both the series and arguably the games industry as a whole. Rockstar Games is celebrating its landmark title in style with GTA III: 10 Year Anniversary Edition, coming December 15th to iTunes App Store and Android Marketplace for $4.99.
The Camera+ app by developer tap tap tap is bringing back its VolumeSnap feature, which allows usage of the volume button as a shutter release. It had this feature in the first version of the app released last year, but the app was rejected from the app store for it.
An iOS developer discovered some lines of code that mention AIM and Jabber in addition to existing FaceTime and iMessage protocols, making a more unified messaging system possible in future iOS versions.
Apple's iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS were two top selling phones in Q3 2011 according to NPD Group. From a platform perspective, Gartner saw Android sales grow 194 percent and account for over 50 percent of all smartphone sales.