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Flipboard 1.6 For iPad adds Flipboard Account Feature

Flipboard app for iPad was recently updated to the 1.6 version adding a new feature called “Flipboard Account” with the latest update which is used to sync the content between the devices along with this feature the update also added the support for tumblr and 500px.

A new edition of Flipboard releases today, and it brings the debut of Flipboard Accounts, as well as integration with blogging service Tumblr and photography community 500px. Now, Flipboard is even more tailored to you while offering easy access to two of the most beautiful content platforms out there.

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Thicker iPad 3, All Metal 4-Inch iPhone 5 Coming This Summer [Rumor]

Rumor Mills have started a new rumor about possible changes in next year’s Apple product lineup. iLounge reports that one of their trusted source has spoken of three things which will be on display next summer. The first on the agenda being, iPad 3 will be slightly thicker than the iPad 2, secondly, The iPhone 5 to be released as a 4-inch device, and finally, a new look MacBook Pro line will be launched.

Firstly, we shall discuss the iPad 3 being slightly thicker than iPad 2 scenario:

iPad 3 is rumored to be 0.77mm or about 8% thicker than iPad 2. This is required to install the twin light bar system needed to illuminate a 9.7-inch Retina Display. Makes sense to us, as does iLounge’s claim that the iPad 3 would be released in March but shown off for the first time in January which would give developers ample amount of time to update their iPadapps to the new Retina Display.

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Learn to Develop Apps For iPhone And iPad Using Stanford’s Free Course On iTunes U

Ivy League school Stanford is offering its popular iOS app development course for Free on iTunes U. The most up to date version of the course on developing for iOS 5 is available, and any iTunes customer can  download class lectures and presentation slides. The course from Stanford focuses on topics like “iCloud, streamlined notifications and wireless syncing” in its latest incarnation.

The basics of iOS app development are not covered in the course, so you have to already know Objective-C if you hope to learn anything.

This is a must have for any current iOS Developer wanting to learn about iOS 5 and iCloud.

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4″ iPhone 5 and 7.35″ iPad Mini Displays Being Prepared by LG [Rumor]

W all know by now that LG is prepping the Retina Display for the upcoming version of iPad that is the iPad 3 majorly cause of the recent patent battle between Apple and its previous LCD provider Samsung.

But now yet another news has surfaced courtesy Korea Times that LG is also planning on bringing the next iPhone display along with the display for the rumored smaller version of the iPad.

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[iOS Tips] View Pictures By Location On Your iPhone

Now you can view photos of your favorite places on your iPhone and 3G-equipped iPad with the use of a new feature named “Places”. This  new feature in the Photos app allows you to see pictures based on geographical location.

From the iOS homescreen:

  • Tap on “Photos”, then at the bottom of the Camera Roll tap onto “Places”
  • Scroll and zoom on the Google Map to show pins for specific regions tagged with photos
  • Tap a red pin to see a photo count exclusive to that place, then tap the blue > arrow to see camera roll only for that location

This feature is only accurate to use if you have Location Services and geographic tagging enabled for the photos app.] [via - OSXDaily]

iOS 5.0.1 Beta 2 Seeded to Developers

It was just a couple of days ago that Apple seeded the iOS 5.0.1 Beta 1 for the developers, the update saw some bug fixes in the Battery Life front as well as improvements in the Siri Voice Recognition with addition of support for Australian Accent.

Just hours after the release of the beta 1 there were some issues with the registration of the device for the developers. But Apple has just released the second beta for the iOS 5.0.1 with the build 9A404. This update is available for those who have updated their iDevices to the first iOS 5.0.1 beta 1 update as an over the air update.

So those of you who’ve already downloaded and installed iOS 5.0.1 Beta 1 from the links we posted before, you should simply perform a OTA update. OTA updates are much smaller in size.

[via Macrumors]

[Rumor] Apple Will Release Two New iPads Next Year

As per a report which was published earlier, Apple is planning to launch two new iPad next year. In the report they cite “sources from the upstream supply chain” who claim that Apple will be releasing two significantly different iPad models next year.

According to a report the first iPad which is a small update of iPad 2 dubbed the “iPad 2S”, which will be powered by faster processor & longer battery life. The real new iPad will be iPad 3 which is going to release in Q3 2012. If previous rumors are anything to go by, this iPad would pack a quad-core Apple A6 chip along with a 2048×1536 Retina Display.

Sources of this reports are Chinese newspaper and online website.

According to DigiTimes: “Apple’s new generation iPad will enter mass production soon with the launch set for March 2012, according to sources from the upstream supply chain; however, the sources revealed that internally Apple does not view the new iPad product as iPad 3, but rather an upgraded iPad 2 and the real iPad 3 will not be launched until the third quarter of 2012 at the earliest.”

Download iOS 5.0.1 Beta For iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch to Fix Battery Issues

Apple Seeded the Developer release of the iOS 5.0.1 beta update for the iOS based devices earlier today and with this update they have finally found out the fix for the battery drainage issue which has been haunting some of the iOS5 users around the world from past few days.

Here’s the Changelog for the iOs 5.0.1 Beta

  • Fixes bugs affecting battery life
  • Adds Multitasking Gestures for original iPad
  • Resolves bugs with Documents in the Cloud
  • Improves voice recognition for Australian users using dictation
  • Contains security improvements

So along with the bug fix for the battery life it also enables Siri to recognize the Australian Accent, as far as the security improvement goes as reported earlier by 9to 5 mac it also fix the  iPad 2 Smart Cover passcode security flaw. The public release is expected within a few week.

Below are the Direct Download Links to Download iOS 5.0.1 beta Note that your device will be needed to registered in the Apple Developer portal inorder to be able to update to it.

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