Apple axes “Jew or not Jew” iPhone app in France

Jew or Not Jew

After finding the app controversial, Apple decided to ban an iPhone app called “Jew or Not Jew” in France. As you might expect, the app allows users to search for a specific person and find out whether or not the person is Jewish. The database contains over 3,500 well-known people. The developer, Johann Levy, says…

Motorola Fire coming to UK late September

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Earlier this summer, Motorola announced the Fire, an entry-level variant of the Xpert and Droid Pro. Today, the recent inductee to the Google family mentioned that the phone’s coming to the UK in late September – just in time for the university school year to start. The Motorola Fire runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread, has a…

BlackBerry Torch 9860 headed to Vodafone

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AT&T, Sprint, Rogers, Telus, and Bell are all scheduled to pick up RIM’s new full-touchscreen BlackBerry Torch 9850/60, but what about elsewhere in the world? On launch day, Vodafone confirmed they’d be carrying it by way of a little teaser video showing the ropes of the device. The Torch 9860 (or 9850, for anyone picking…

BlackBerry Bold 9900 coming to UK October 15

BlackBerry-9900

Amazon UK has listed the BlackBerry Bold 9900 for preorder with a launch marked for October 15. Although RIM has announced the next-gen Bold, the most we’ve heard about a release date is that they’ll be missing the back-to-school rush. It’s hard to say for sure if the North American release will be as delayed…

BlackBerry PlayBook Landing in UK June 16

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The BlackBerry PlayBook has had some time to simmer in North America, and now it’s ready for Europe. RIM’s first tablet will be available at a variety of UK retailers, like Carphone Warehouse, Best Buy, Phones 4U, Dixons, Currys, and PC World. Pricing will sit at £399 for the 16 GB model, £479 for the…

White iPhone 4 landing in the UK in March?

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Another day, another white iPhone story. When will it ever end? It just might be over in March, which fits with what Steve Wozniak said yesterday about the fairer version of the Apple smartphone. Rumors and inventory system leaks have pointed to a white iPhone 4 launch soon, so the latest rumor that the ivory…

BlackBerry 2010 Sales Beat iPhone in UK

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While BlackBerry may be quickly losing ground to the competition here in North America (and worldwide, for that matter), they’re still doing fine in the UK, according to a recent study by GfK Group. RIM’s lineup beat out Apple’s by claiming 28.2% of UK smartphone sales for 2010, which includes moving 500,000 units over the…

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