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Developer edition clear Apple Newton 110 for sale on eBay

If any of you are collectors of Apple gear, and have to have one of everything produced by the company (and have a cool $1350 to spend), head on over to eBay and check out this cool transparent version of Apple’s Newton 110. According to the seller, this limited edition Newton was given to developers during an Apple Conference. The owner estimates that…

A&E, HISTORY, and Lifetime launch iPad apps for Xfinity customers

One of the best things about the iPad is watching movies on it. Its screen is bright and big, but portable enough that it isn’t bothersome. Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon Instant Video are just a few of the ways that you can enjoy videos through your iPad. That selection is getting a lot bigger if you’re an Xfinity customer. A&E, HISTORY, and Lifetime…

iPhone 5 to be “biggest upgrade in consumer electronics history”

I didn’t need an analyst to tell me this one. But for anyone that did need it, Topeka Capital analyst Brian White has told us that he believes the iPhone 5 will be the “biggest upgrade in consumer electronics history.” If that doesn’t get you excited, I don’t really know what will. The report talks about how he is estimating there to be 5-5.5 million…

A look at Apple’s web history

I recently stumbled upon the WayBack Machine. It is hosted by the Internet Archive and allows you to look back at archived versions of pretty much any web site. So, this morning I spent a couple hours traveling through time, looking at Apple’s homepage from 1997-2012.  The changes that happen are pretty interesting. I’ve put together a little gallery with…

The history of the iPhone [video]

CNET UK just put out an awesome video that gives the history of the iPhone’s creation, touching on everything from the first call made on a cellular device in 1973, to the invention of the iPod in 2001 and going all the way to our current iDevices. According to CNET UK: “The iPhone might be at the cutting edge of technology but it took a long time and many…