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Jailbreak tweak adds mouse support to your iPhone or iPad

One of the defining features of the (alleged) post-PC era is the replacement of the traditional mouse and keyboard with multitouch. iOS devices natively support Bluetooth keyboards for lengthy typing sessions, but mouse support is unheard of … that is, until now. Jailbreak developer Matthias Ringwald has released a new tweak called BTC Mouse & Trackpad. Install the tweak, make your mouse discoverable, and select it from the list under Bluetooth devices. Voila – you'll see a mouse pointer on your screen. Read More
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Siri hacked to work on iPhone 4 and iPod touch 4G

When Apple unveiled the iPhone 4S on October 4, Siri was seen as the new iDevice’s biggest selling point and a major carrot to encourage iPhone 4 owners to upgrade. Although Siri originally appeared in the App Store in early 2010 before being acquired by Apple, the assumption was that the new version integrated into iOS 5 relied on the faster processor found in the iPhone 4S for Siri to work her voice recognition magic. Developer Steven Troughton-Smith and Grant Paul have proven that is not the case by not only getting Siri working on an iPhone 4, but also an iPod touch 4G. Read More
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iPad news roundup

Whenever Apple is set to release a new product, a significant chunk of the web becomes a firehose of rumors, buzz, cheerleading, vitriol, and the occasional piece of actual news. We've scoured the web and assembled a roundup of all the significant iPad news from the last week, so you don't have to. Read More
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