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Flash 10 Beta Coming to Most Smartphones in Oct – Not iPhone

In a Q2 audio press release, Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen confirmed that Adobe will release a beta version of Flash Player 10 for a number of smartphone browsers, including Windows Mobile, Google Android, Palm WebOS, and Symbian devices, in October.

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iPhone 3GS sales top one million

Apple Inc sold more than 1 million units of its newest iPhone, the 3GS, in the first three days of launch, the company said on Monday. The news sent Apple shares up nearly 1 percent, after the stock had been trading down about 1 percent following a Wall Street Journal report over the weekend that said Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs had undergone

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Commodore 64 on Your iPhone: Exclusive Interview w/Manomio

We were devastated to learn that Apple denied permission to the developer who created a Commodore 64 emulator for the iPhone. So in the hopes of getting a second chance from Apple, here is our exclusive interview with Stuart Carnie the CTO of Manomio…

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An Experiment In BlackBerry Development

ballwall writes “We’ve all read the stories about how lucrative selling apps on the iPhone can be (or not), but what about other platforms? BlackBerry accounts for twice as many handsets shipped as Apple, according to Gartner, so I decided to find out. I wrote about my experiences developing my first BlackBerry application including sales, platform issues, and a bunch of other things I thought new mobile developers might want to know about.”

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Second T-Mobile-Android Phone, myTouch 3G Coming in August!

T-Mobile is coming back with another attempt at an Android phone in the U.S., which it is calling the myTouch 3G — and it’s much better.

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ASCAP Wants To Be Paid When Your Phone Rings

gerddie notes a piece up on the EFF site outlining the fairly outlandish legal theories ASCAP is trying out in their court fight with AT&T. “ASCAP (the same folks who went after Girl Scouts for singing around a campfire) appears to believe that every time your musical ringtone rings in public, you’re violating copyright law by ‘publicly performing’ it without a license. At least that’s the import of a brief (PDF, 2.5 MB) it filed in ASCAP’s court battle with mobile phone giant AT&T.”

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Tracking Thieves with ‘Find my iPhone’

An anonymous reader wrote in to say “A friend of mine who just got an Iphone 3GS and has Mobile Me just used the “Find my iPhone” feature to track down his lost and subsequently stolen iPhone. This story involves three nerds wandering sketchy streets with a Macbook, and ends with a confrontation at a bus stop.”

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Apple’s $30 apology for iPhone activation delays?

iPhone 3G S users are still experiencing delays activating their new smartphones, but Apple apparently wants to make it up to users. As a way of apology for the delays, the same e-mail said Apple plans to offer customers a credit iTunes Store credit for “the inconvenience this delay has caused.”

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Squirrels Eating Old Verizon Phone Lines, So Upgrade to FiOS

Verizon told Debbie that upgrading to FiOS was the only way to guarantee uninterrupted phone service because apparently, the old copper lines are no match for the insatiable appetite of copper-munching squirrels. Never mind that FiOS doesn’t work during a blackout for more than a few hours, or that the problem had nothing to do with squirrels.

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iPhone 3G S Can Record 720p HD Video, But Doesn’t

Apple has thus far decided not to take advantage of these HD capabilities for video recording, as the iPhone 3G S video camera will only capture clips in VGA-quality.

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