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iPhone 4S review: There’s something about Siri

The iPhone 4S is a quietly revolutionary mobile device, even though it looks exactly the same as last year’s iPhone 4. The big pull this time around isn’t the hardware — though the faster processor and revamped camera are certainly welcome — it’s the integrated virtual assistant Siri.


Apple makes jailbreaking much harder with iOS 5

Apple has added extra security features in iOS 5 that will make it much harder for hackers to safely jailbreak their iPhones, according to the high-profile jailbreakers at Dev-Team Blog. Apple’s changes will make it harder to roll back to an older version of iOS if jailbreaking goes bad.

MobileNotifier UI designer: Apple’s iOS 5 notifications sure look familiar

Much has been written about the slick jailbreak app MobileNotifier, which replaces Apple’s clunky iOS notifications on jailbroken devices. The app was clearly an inspiration for the notification upgrades in iOS 5 Apple announced yesterday — the company even went as far as to hire the developer of MobileNotifier, Peter Hajas.

Windows Phone head flattered by Apple’s iOS 5 similarities to WP7

When Apple announced its new iOS 5 software on Monday, we noted that Steve Jobs and company had mimicked a lot of good ideas from the Android and BlackBerry OSes. The new notifications system clearly looked borrowed from Android, while the new iMessage program looked like Apple’s own version of BlackBerry Messenger.

Apple officially announces iCloud storage service

Apple’s Steve Jobs on Monday made the company’s long-awaited iCloud storage service official. Jobs announced the wide-ranging new service at the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote in San Francisco.

Apple announces iOS 5: Brings revamped notifications, Twitter integration, iMessage and more

Apple today finally unveiled the details of the next version of its mobile operating system, iOS 5, at its Worldwide Developers Conference keynote this morning. Confirming many previously rumored features, Apple showed off a revamped notification interface, Twitter integration, an improved messaging app, as well as a slew of other features.

Live coverage of Apple WWDC

Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, where the company traditionally makes some of its biggest announcements of the year, is scheduled to kick off today at 10am Pacific time.

Rumor roundup: What will Apple announce at WWDC 2011?

Apple is gearing up to kick off its Worldwide Developers Conference Monday morning, so it’s no surprise that the Apple rumor mill has been in full effect this weekend. We already know that Apple will discuss iOS 5, Max OS X Lion, and iCloud at WWDC, but the specifics have so far eluded the tech community.

Apple to show off iOS 5, iCloud, Mac OS X Lion at WWDC June 6

Apple announced this morning that it will be kicking off the festivities of its Worldwide Developers Conference next week with a keynote led by CEO Steve Jobs (and other executives) covering iOS 5, Mac OS X Lion, and its long-rumored cloud service iCloud.