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Buy a Mac after June 11th? You get Mountain Lion for free

Purchased a new Mac recently? Apple has got you covered on Mountain Lion. If you purchased a Mac after June 11th you will be able to claim your copy of Mountain Lion through Apple’s Up-to-Date program. If you are eligible, you will have 30 days after the launch of OS X 10.8 to request your free upgrade. When Mountain Lion goes live in the Mac App Store,…

iOS 6 beta 3 lets you download free apps with no Apple ID

One thing that has always been somewhat puzzling is why you would need an Apple ID to download free applications through the App Store. For records sake, maybe? There are people out there however who don’t need an Apple ID, as an example, my 8 year old brother. For his birthday we bought him an iPod touch (he is surrounded by all of my personal tech…

Rumor: Apple to sell 30-pin to 19-pin adapter for new iPhone

We just talked about the iPhone’s dock connecter earlier today, and here is some pleasing news to go along with it. A report from iMore is saying that Apple will be releasing an adapter alongside the new iPhone that should allow users to connect the device to current generation accessories that take advantage of the 30-pin dock connecter. iMore…

Cygnett’s CarGo for iPad saved my trip [Review]

If you’ve not been following our blog for very long you’ll be unaware that I am a proud father of two kids. While in itself it’s a great privilege and honor, it’s also an incredible challenge. Over the weekend one of our closest family friends was getting married. 350 miles away. What this meant was that we’d be spending 8 hours or so on the road with two…

Rumor: 6th generation iPhone in production

With a purported iPhone release coming in October, the most recent news is far from surprising. With just over 2 months remaining until we see what Apple has up its sleeve, the company is ramping up production to prepare for the millions of eager consumers hoping to get their hands on the upcoming iPhone. Although it’s not surprising, it does come from…

Next iPhone already in higher demand than the 4S

As usual a couple of months before a new iPhone is about to be launched, surveys are undertaken to see just how interested the general public is in the – as yet mythical – “iPhone 5″. In October last year, the same survey was taken to see if consumers were “very likely”, “somewhat likely”, “unlikely” or unsure whether they would be purchasing the next…

Samsung’s Australian lawsuit branded ‘ridiculous’

Today marked the beginning of a trial that is scheduled to run for 3 months, a trial marks the Australian leg of the legal ‘world tour’ that Apple and Samsung are currently on. After Apple’s initial offensive over the ‘slavish copying’ of its devices by Samsung, the Korean giant has initiated its counter-offensive, shifting the theatre of war to data…

Reuters: iPhone 5 will feature smaller 19-pin dock connector

I’m sure you’ve all heard by now that Apple has patented a new dock connector design which takes up less space than the current 30-pin one, and is rumored to be making its way to future iOS devices. As we all are aware, Cupertino likes to do proprietary. Why? Mostly because a lot of the standards that are accepted by others are seen by Cook’s company as…

This Week on TiP (July 15-21) [VID]

This Week on TiP (July 15-21): Photos of a very early iPad hit the web, Verizon finance chief hints at a Q4 release date for the next iPhone, AT&T will charge for FaceTime over 3G but Sprint won’t, and more! – AT&T FaceTime fee:http://tinyurl.com/cxkmw65 – Free Sprint FaceTime: http://tinyurl.com/bmuf9oz – new iPhone in…

3M solves screen proctor dilemma

I always use screen protectors on my iOS devices. Or, I used to. With Apple’s beautiful Retina displays, I admit that I’ve been slacking on my screen protection. The reason isn’t that I’ve become less paranoid about cracking my screens. It’s just that when I put a screen protector on my gadgets, the only ones I really like are the anti-glare films because…

Quantas to offer free iPads for in-flight entertainment

Someone important over at Quantas sure is an Apple fan. Last week this Australian airline made news after it decided to swap out every corporate Blackberry it offered for Apple iPhones, but now it looks like it’s not only Quantas employees that are getting the Apple treatment. Pretty soon customers will also get some free Apple love. The company is…

Google acquires Sparrow, no more new features

Big companies acquiring small developers and their apps is usually a good thing. The large company provides additional funding to the developer, allowing for a better app, and more sales. An excellent example of this is Tweetie, which was acquired by Twitter and became the official Twitter for iOS app. Thanks to Twitter’s excellent resources, they where…