Receipt-Scanning App Tracks Price Drops So You Don’t Have To + MORE iPhone News 08/10/2012

Some exciting news just broke about Apple and the latest iPhone Apps. Read below for the details and links to other recent articles!

[Poll] Has Apple Gone Too Far?
- ReadWriteWeb.com

The rise of Apple as the darling of the technology industry was a decade in the making. The company had fallen on hard times before its co-founder and guru Steve Jobs came back in 1997 and redefined what Apple computers stood for.
A decade later, in 2007, Apple released the iPhone, and love for the company as well as its revenue have skyrocketed since. But will the litany of lawsuits coming out of Cupertino, finally sour public opinion?
The iPhone and iPad are two of the best-selling consumer-electronics products of all time…

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[Review] Does the Samsung Galaxy S III Live Up to Its Hype?
- ReadWriteWeb.com

[Review] Does the Samsung Galaxy S III Live Up to Its Hype?The Samsung Galaxy S III is the latest flagship Android smartphone, and it is selling well globally, giving Apple’s iPhone a run for its money. But where does the Galaxy S III fit in the pantheon of the world’s best smartphones?Hardware to Rival All Comers
Not all Android smartphones are created equal. That is evident just from taking a look at Samsung’s own Galaxy series. But when a company aims for the top of the market, it better come armed with its best hardware and software specifications…

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Daily iPhone App: Super Mole Escape is high-speed digging fun
- The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Daily iPhone App: Super Mole Escape is high-speed digging funSuper Mole Escape is the latest title from Adult Swim Games, a publisher that’s been surprisingly adept (for a television network, anyway) at bringing great games out on iOS. This one is put together by the same studio that did Robot Unicorn Attack, and it’s an endless runner in the vein of Jetpack Joyride that has you digging down instead of running to the side. In that sense, it’s also akin to the popular Duckers — you guide a mole down through the dirt, trying to collect gems to gain speed boosts and other powerups on the way…

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Burn After Calling: Disposable Phone Numbers
- ReadWriteWeb.com

Burn After Calling: Disposable Phone NumbersThere’s always a pause after someone asks, “Can I have your number?” Someone’s silently wondering if complying will mean trouble.
What if you didn’t have to worry about about that?Enter the Burner App. For $1.99 per use, iPhone owners can get a disposable, short-term phone number to use for business, pleasure or any combination of the two. From within the app, you choose an area code and ask for a number.
But like a prepaid phone card, when the time expires, no more calling…

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Another stealth tethering app will probably be pulled off the App Store any second…
- The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Another stealth tethering app will probably be pulled off the App Store any second...These things tend not to survive long in the wild, but it’s your $2, have fun: audio capture iPhone app DiscoRecorder apparently has a secret, and it’s an Easter egg proxy server.

If you follow a rather rococo set of network config steps (detailed by 9to5Mac), make a recording, and rename it “PearSauce269.aac” (really? OK, sure, why not) then voila! Free tethering, regardless of your iPhone data plan (but that will still use up your data allocation). Note that this will only work from your Mac, not your iPad, as it requires you to create an ad-hoc network to start with…

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Receipt-Scanning App Tracks Price Drops So You Don’t Have To
- Mashable.com

Receipt-Scanning App Tracks Price Drops So You Don’t Have ToAdd this to your list of shopping companions: Eyeona, an app for iPhone and Android smartphones, lets you scan your receipts and sends you an email if the price drops on anything you’ve purchased.
More About: Android App, bizspark, eyeona, iphone app, retail, shopping

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Belkin’s WeMo: iPhone-based home automation with a taste of IFTTT
- The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Belkin's WeMo: iPhone-based home automation with a taste of IFTTTIn my futuristic dreams, I’m able to control everything in my house from my iPhone. That dream might not be too far off, thanks to the Belkin WeMo system. Currently consisting of two devices — a Wi-Fi equipped power switch/outlet and a Wi-Fi equipped motion sensor — and a free WeMo iOS app, the Belkin WeMo system is an easy way to move into home automation. Let’s take a look.

Setting up the devices

You can currently buy the WeMo switches for US$49.99 each or a set with a switch and a motion sensor for $99…

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