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iPhone ‘Blues’

(Nina Paley) On $4 ‘Sita’ iPhone app, Nina makes 54 cents, less than a third what music licensors make.

Ye olde Hindi-Latin startup

(NYT) Several Apple iPad CPU designers left to start Agnilux [Firelight in Hindi and Latin].
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Golden spot

(Apple Vid) Goldspot ‘Clap Clap’ instrumental in iPad promo vid, at 2:28. Click bald dude to see (designer Jonathan Ives).
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The crown goes to...

(Engadget) Live blog of Apple iPad launch (now). Will JooJoo become first Web tablet to actually ship?
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You gotta turn me on

(Bonitaapplebum) New track by earworm specialist The1shanti + Shefali Kumar, collaboration as Bonita Applebum.

Fruit complicity

(Yahoo) Apple blocks apps on Dalai Lama and Uighur activist Rebiya Kadeer from Chinese iPhone app store.

The Norah-Jobs axis

(Vid) Snarky Steve Jobs speech reduction. He only promos Norah Jones albums.


(Vid) Norah Jones in iLife ’09 promo. Pics of her at Apple event today: [via]
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Norah and Steve

(Vid) Norah Jones plays at iPod refresh launch today. Separately, an emaciated Steve Jobs thanks his liver donor, a crash crash victim. Sobering: [via]

iPhone app store spammer banned

(Mobilecrunch) Pakistani company put out 943 crap iPhone apps — 5 every day, topic news scrapers. Hot celeb pix, etc. Doesn’t own copyright, Apple finally banned.

Turbaned emoticon

(Static) If you turn on emoticons in iPhone’s text messages, you get one that’s a turbaned man.
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Narayen illustrates geek mentorship

(NYT) Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen big-ups mentor Gursharan Sidhu from Apple.

Apple approves ebook reader, Vatsyayana relieved

(Cnet) Apple reversed its arbitrary refusal of an iPhone ebook reader which allowed access to the Kama Sutra.
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Kama Sutra disqualifies iPhone app

(Daringfireball) Apple rejected an iPhone ebook reader because readers can search for the Kama Sutra.
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Mobile sixers

(Vid) Cricket game for iPhone coming soon (ht: Dev).
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Rahman on Apple

(Apple) A.R. Rahman promotes an Apple sound mixing tool.
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The vampire phone

(Engadget) Anita Mathew from Lifescan shows a diabetes testing iPhone app which works with a finger pricker. (Scroll to midway. Let the Brown Force guide you.)
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Text to speech killed the radio star

(Engadget) New iPod shuffle uses synthesized voice to announce artist and songs, which will do SUCH a great job with ‘Sukhwinder Singh — Jai Ho.’
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(Vid) New iPhone ad uses Yelp app to check out Agra Indian Kitchen review in Venice, Calif.
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(Uspto) Nitin Ganatra (not the actor), Steve Jobs and a slew of iPhone engineers share a patent for its user interface.
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A hit of 50 Mbps

(Applegeeks) Haque goes through Internet withdrawal in rural Bangladesh.
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Steve Jobs like Asha Bhosle

(NYT) Critics say Steve Jobs did not allow anyone with similar talents to rise at Apple. ‘He’s the kind of person who pushes away people who are like himself.’
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‘Simpsons’ on Islamophobia

(Hulu) ‘Simpsons’ make fun of Islamophobia, ’24,’ ‘Aladdin’ (2nd half of clip) and the cult of Apple (1st half). Homer suspects his Jordanian Muslim neighbors of being terrorists. With bass purr of Shohreh Aghdashloo (‘House of Sand and Fog’). [via]

Chopra not so non-violent after all

(Appleinsider) Microsoft is placing ‘I’m a PC’ recording kiosks with Deepak Chopra’s mug plastered all over them at malls in front of Apple stores.


(Applegeeks) AppleGeeks gets taunted on the first day of Ramadan.
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Maya messing with her hair

(Vid) M.I.A. and Diplo messing around with a webcam to ‘Paper Planes’ is currently on the YouTube front page, presumably in honor of ‘Pineapple Express.’

‘Pineapple’ surge

(LAT) ‘Paper Planes’ by M.I.A. surged to No. 1 on the iTunes electronic chart and No. 18 on its singles chart after being featured in a trailer for ‘Pineapple Express.’ Huey Lewis did the title track.

Paper Pineapple

(Vid) M.I.A.’s happy-go-lucky violence in ‘Paper Planes’ plays even more prominently over the latest ‘Pineapple Express’ promos, including this one-minute trailer.

Werewolf lesbians are the new comic book flicks

(NY Mag) Olivia Thirlby (‘Juno’) might do ‘Jack and Diane,’ a werewolf-lesbian picture with Ellen Page. She’s in ‘The Wackness’ with Ben Kingsley and was cut from ‘Pineapple Express,’ which uses an M.I.A. song.

All you need is chai

(Digitaljournalist Photo) Steve Jobs in ’82: ‘I was single. All you needed was a cup of tea, a light, and your stereo, you know, and that’s what I had.’ [via]
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Largest iPhone rollout in India

(Macnn) The iPhone India launch will be the largest anywhere, through 250K Vodafone and Airtel locations vs. 7K in the U.S.
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iPhone (officially) comes to India

(Pcworld) Vodafone and Airtel to start selling the iPhone in India in September. One of the few countries in which Apple has signed nonexclusive distribution agreements.
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Desi boy gets style

(LJ) How ‘Applegeeks’ artist lost his obligatory brown man pr0n moustache.
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Mac ad features yoga

(Vid) New Apple Mac ad featuring yoga instructor disses Windows Vista. Especially cheeky: this ad using Microsoft’s own product, Office, to do the same thing: [via]
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