The Apple Daily - Daily Apple News, iPhone News, Jailbreak Tutorials, Cydia Apps, Mac News. - Part 12


Nimbuzz Debuts its Online Retail Market in India with Aircel’s iPhone 4S Pre-Orders

Recently, Mobile IM app maker, Nimbuzz, entered online retail market with the launch of its new site, of cellphones via its new site Ncarry.

nCarry.com is the result of more than four years of partnerships with the top operators and handset manufacturers of India. nCarry.com is a fast growing e-Commerce destination in India, which caters to handset sales in India.

NCarry is jointly owned by Naspers/MIH (who also have investments in Tencent, Mail.ru, Gadu Gadu, Tradus, ibibo etc) and Capital Mangrove (who have also invested in Skype).

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George Clooney or Noah Wyle to Play Steve Jobs in the Movie Adaption of Jobs Biography

Who would you Pick if you have to choose between the sexiest man alive and the man who looks deceptively similar to the Legend himself Late. Steve Jobs for his Upcoming Biopic ?

According to The Sun apparently George Clooney is giving a tough competition to his ER Co Star Noah Wyle who is well known for his Pirates of the Silicon Valley role in which he portrayed younger Steve Jobs in his early days and foundation of  Apple.

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Infiniboard Enables Vertical Scolling of Apps in iOS 5

Infiniboard is a nifty tool for iOS based devices used for vertical scrolling of the iOS homescreen. The app is now updated for the latest and the greatest version of the iOS, i.e iOS 5 and is now available for download over Cydia Store.

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VMWare Fusion 4.1 Enables Virtualization of Leopard And Snow Leopard

Recently, VMware released an update to its popular virtualization software that adds many improvements. It’s called Fusion 4.1 T and it is promised to get rid of any bugs. Although, the biggest improvement is the applications ability to run older versions of Mac OS X Leopard and Snow Leopard.It has been  known for a long time that Fusion can support Mac OS X Leopard or Snow Leopard virtual machines, but Apple’s licensing prohibits this.

Now, Apple has altered the Mac OS X licensing terms with the release of Mac OS X Lion. The new software license allows users to install and use virtual machines running the client or server version of Lion on their Mac.  But, it doesn’t mention anything about older versions of Mac OS X , hence its assumed that its prohibited.

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iPhone 4S Vs Galaxy Nexus

The very first of its kind, Ice Cream Sandwich handset, the Galaxy Nexus, was unleashed this week in UK and AnandTech has benchmarked Galaxy Nexus vs. the iPhone 4S.  The Galaxy Nexus processor/GPU isn’t what was expected of it but, the new package inside packs a punch beating iOS marginally in browser spped test as shown below. However, Apple’s iPhone 4S and iPad 2 breeze pass the Galaxy Nexus in GPU loading — which is limited by its slower SGX 540, which is very crucial for gaming purposes.The iPhone 4S makes use of the A5 processor, which makes use of the dual-core SGX 543MP2 GPU from Imagination Technologies.

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[How to] Run Windows Applications on Mac using WinOnX

Mac OS X has thousands of apps available but as we all know being the leader in worldwide PC market share, Windows has the largest application base as compared to Mac OS X and not all the apps which run on Windows platform run seamlessly on OSX.

So till now we either used Bootcamp for Windows or try other types of virtualization software like Parallels or VMWare to run Windows based application on Mac OS X.

Not anymore! Nirmal Balachandran a fellow MVP recently reported about a great software which allows us to run Windows applications on Mac OSX. WinOnX App allows us to use Windows based apps on our Mac OSX environment, it is based on the popular Wine open source project which is well known for running Windows apps on open source operating systems like Linux.

This is what you need to do for running a Windows  application using WinOnX:

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iPhone 4S : AT&T vs Sprint vs Verizon Performance Comparison

iPhone 4S is available for multiple carriers worldwide,while in the United States the top 3 Carriers for the iPhone 4S are AT&T, Verizon and Sprint. So the question arises who’s the best amongst them?

Recently Metrico Wireless tested the iPhone 4S on the 3 top carriers to shed some light on which is the best when it comes to Data Rates and most importantly which one is a reliable one when it comes to call dropping issues.

According to their recent study in which they tested all the 3 networks for more than 21,000 web-page downloads, 8,000 download/upload tests and 6,000 voice calls on real and simulated networks.

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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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