Week in Apple: failing Time Capsules, Snow Leopard bug, Google-Apple ties (Ars Technica)

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

Google and Apple continued to cut their official ties this week while Apple irked musicians with iTunes LP. The company also admitted to a major Snow Leopard bug and may be working on adding FM radio functionality to the iPhone. Catch up with our roundup of the week’s top Apple news: Time Capsule failures lead to opening of virtual cemetery : Is there a Time Capsule pandemic going on? There may …

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Google Says Apple Flatly Rejected Voice App for iPhone (New York Times)

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

When Apple sent a letter to the government in response to an inquiry about its treatment of Google Voice?s proposed iPhone application, it seemed as if Apple had opened a pinhole in the curtain of secrecy that usually surrounds its Cupertino, Calif., headquarters.

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Google says Apple exec rejected app for iPhone (USA Today)

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Google said Apple’s top marketing executive personally told the company that its Google Voice application had been rejected because it duplicates the telephone dialer on the iPhone and could be used as a replacement.

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F.C.C. Looking Into Rejection of Google App for iPhone (New York Times)

Saturday, August 1st, 2009

The Federal Communications Commission is examining a recent decision by Apple to reject a program that Google had developed for the iPhone.

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FCC Questions Apple Over Google Voice (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Saturday, August 1st, 2009

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has written to Apple, AT&T and Google questioning the rejection of Google Voice and related applications from the iPhone App Store.

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FCC asks Apple, AT&T why Google Voice rejection (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Saturday, August 1st, 2009

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) asked Apple and AT&T to explain the decision to reject an application developed by Google for the iPhone.

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Google Voice App Rejections Make Apple Look Bad (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Apple has broken out its big red rejection stamp again, this time putting the kibosh on a series of Google Voice-related apps for the iPhone. Google’s own Google Voice application has been slapped down, as have a handful of other independently produced Google Voice apps, their developers confirm.

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Yahoo Revamps Mobile Home Page, Adds Sync (PC Magazine via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Yahoo has begun revamping its mobile home page, although Apple iPhone users will be the only ones to receive the new functionality. Good news, though: a new desktop-to-mobile sync function will be available to 400 devices in 17 countries, according to Yahoo.

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The good and bad of Google Latitude on iPhone (CNET)

Monday, July 27th, 2009

We give Google Latitude for iPhone a spin over the weekend. How did it fare as a Web app as opposed to a native application? Read on to find out.

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Google Latitude for iPhone available to some (CNET)

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Some CNET employees have been able to access Google Latitude on the iPhone, ahead of an official announcement.

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