iOS 6 Announced At WWDC 2012: New Maps App, Siri Improvements, Passbook And More

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Today, Apple revealed monumental updates to their consumer software and hardware (live coverage and updates from the event can be found here). Aside from announcing new features for the unreleased OS X Mountain Lion and revealing minor upgrades to the MacBook Air and a completely redesigned MacBook Pro, Apple also announced  iOS 6.

Complete Coverage Of Tim Cook At D10: The Future Of Siri, Apple TV, Facebook Integration And Product Secrecy

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Last night, May 29th, AllThingsD held their 10th annual D Conference. While Tim Cook (Apple’s CEO) wasn’t the only interviewee, Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher’s questioning of Apple and Tim Cook in general was arguably the most intriguing. Highlights of the interview include Apple’s upcoming plans to “double down on secrecy…”, the future of Apple TV, which is an area of …

Facebook Hiring Former Apple iPhone And iPad Engineers To Develop Their Own Smartphone

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While there have been rumors of Facebook breaking into the mobile phone industry in the past, they were all but dead – until now. The New York Times has seemingly resurrected the rumors of a Facebook phone with a new report suggesting the company will debut a smartphone by next year. It’s said that Facebook has already recruited numerous engineers …

Facebook Announces New ‘App Center’ For Cross-platform Web Apps

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Today Facebook announced the upcoming launch of their new App Center. Facebook’s web-based App Center will be set up as a place for users to discover and interact with different apps across multiple platforms via virtually any HTML5-compatible web browser using their existing Facebook login credentials.

Facebook Acquires Instagram For $1 Billion

Facebook Purchases Buys Instagram

Earlier today co-founder and CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, announced that the social networking company will acquire Instagram (a photo-sharing app) for $1 billion. The CEO of Instagram, Kevin Systrom, also made a statement via Instagram’s official blog.

Famous iPhone Hacker Geohot Reportedly Quit Facebook And Resumed Hacking

Geohot Quits Facebook Returns To Hacking

According to BusinessInsider, George Hotz (more commonly known throughout the Jailbreak community as Geohot) no longer works for Facebook – a job he reportedly maintained from June of 2011 until January of this year. Geohot is best known for the creation of two major Jailbreak utilities, Blackra1n and Limera1n (surprisingly the main Limera1n exploit is still used today in Redsn0w …

The Official Facebook iPad App Is Now Available In The App Store

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After much anticipation, Facebook has finally released their official app for Apple’s iPad –  the new app features high resolution photos, Facebook chat, games and more! After testing out the app for a while, I’ve got to say that it was almost worth the wait and they did an excellent job creating it – here’s a list of some of …