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$8.1 Million iPad 2 Made Out of Gold and a Dinosaur Bone

If you thought that you have already seen the most ridiculous iPad that the world of outrageous indulgence has devised, well general consumers can take a look at what should be next to the definition of “unnecessary” in the dictionary. Anybody with $8.1 million burning a hole through their pocket,

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Talking Friends Series Could Surpass Angry Birds?

If you’ve been watching the app store’s Top 25 list or are a big fan of the wide variety of entertainment applications available, you might have noticed a few apps from the same developer floating somewhere near the top. Which apps? The Talking Friends series from Outfit7 which includes Talking

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Talking Santa for iPhone App Review – I now know why Outfit7 is always at the top!

The allure of some of the top selling entertainment applications on the App Store is most of the time hard to resist. You never need the app, it’s just something cool to have when your friends are around or you’re just trying to be funny. If you’ve been following the

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iPhone OS 3.2 SDK Beta 4 Reveals New Gestures: Triple-Tap and Long Press

The new iPhone SDK beta has been downloaded and dissected, and while it didn't yield a ton of new information, there may be some cool stuff en route.

Per 9 to 5 Mac, the gestures folder contained references to two new types of commands (3Tap.plist and LongPress.plist) that that have yet to be released. Apple is likely to allow developers to incorporate these new commands into the new version of the iPhone OS as well as integrate them into the iPad.

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Apple Patent Shows Multi-Touch Gestures For Keyboard

The U.S. Patent Office has released another patent application from Apple, Inc. Titled "Swipte Gestures for Touch Screen Keyboards", the appliation outlines several practical suggestions for the use of several swipe gestures in combination with the onscreen keyboard provide quick access to frequently used key functions.

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Rotation Gesture In iPhone?

Jesus Diaz with Gizmodo has found a crazy bug with the iPhone that appears to be an undocumented rotation gesture for the iPhone. Apple said nothing about rotation gestures on the iPhone, so according to them, it's not possible yet, but when Jesus decided to try the rotation gesture for his MacBook Pro's trackpad on his iPhone, it almost worked.

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Patents: Multi-Touch Gesture Learning And Fingernail-Tapping For Second Function Tap

The US Patent and Trademark Office released a rather large pile of patent applications earlier this morning filed by Apple, the bulk of which pertained to the ongoing research of multi-touch technology by Wayne Westerman, former cofounder of Fingerworks. These applications specifically dealt with the refining of the touch experience by avoiding unintentional contact, hardware advancements, as well as the use of gestures.

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