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Apple released iOS 4 for the iPhone 3G and 3GS yesterday, just in time for Thursday’s release of the iPhone 4 in the US. More details can be found here at Apple, though I assume if you have an iPhone, you have already hooked it up to iTunes and downloaded this update, which, in the words of Apple, adds – over 100 new features…the free iOS 4 Software Update lets you do some amazing things. Wow, the old iPhone OS must have been pretty bad if they managed to add…

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Emailing AT&T CEO could result in a cease and desist notice

Over the course of two weeks, iPhone and iPad user Giorgio Galante sent out two emails to AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson, requesting that he get the tethering that the US carrier has promised for a year, as well as having his eligibility to upgrade date bumped up. In response, Galante was told by AT&T’s Executive Response Team that if he continued to email Stephenson, AT&T lawyers would send a cease and desist letter. The whole fiasco certainly got a lot of responses, and one of my favourite has to be…

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The long and winding tale of a blogger, a lost prototype and the cops who came a-knocking

Except for a brief roundtable discussion which we published last week, we largely steered clear of the whole Gizmodo iPhone 4G leak, but recent events make it interesting to look at in a different light. This past Friday night, California’s Rapid Enforcement Allied Computer Team (REACT) police, operating under a search warrant, busted down Gizmodo editor Jason Chen’s front door home while he was out, and confiscated all his computer equipment.  To get you caught up on the story, here’s the Cliff Notes version of events leading up to it:

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