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Bleeding Edge TV 350: iPhone 4 features

announced the two days ago at , and alongside it they released a video that highlights all the new features of the device. Get a look at Facetime, the iPhone 4 video calling technology, as well as high definition 720p video recording. Even more interesting is that iMovie for iPhone will be coming to the platform, which will allow you to edit videos directly on your iPhone, edit them with transitions and everything, and then upload it straight to YouTube.

Hit the video above for all the highlights on the iPhone 4.


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My Reactions to Lady Gaga’s Alejandro Video

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Gossip, Music Videos, Videos, Pop,


What a better way for to celebrate June 8th than with a video that is over 8 minutes long?

In this Steven Klein-directed clip for “Alejandro,” the singer takes a relatively simple approach when it comes to hair and costuming. She didn’t, though, spare any drama when it came to the video itself.

WARNING: This clip for “Alejandro” is NSFW. So you might have to settle for my initial reactions after the jump.

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Katy Perry’s California Gurls music video sneak peak

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Music Videos, Videos, Pop,


‘s California Gurls is one of the most popular tracks on the airwaves currently, and you had to know that the music video would be on the way. Above is a 30-second teaser, featuring Katy, Snoop Dogg, and a whole bunch of candy.


iPhone 4 AT&T Pricing: Everything You Need to Know

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Cell Phones, Handhelds,

iPhone 4 Pricing

Okay, we’ve now got the skinny on what it will cost you to buy an , regardless of what situation you are in and your existing contract status. Here’s the breakdown:

If your upgrade date is anytime from now through December 31, 2010, you qualify for an early upgrade and get best pricing on the iPhone 4. That means you can buy the 16GB model for $199, or the 32GB model for $299 with new two-year contract.

Now, if your upgrade date is January 1, 2011 or later, then you qualify for an early update price, which is $399 for the 16GB model, and $499 for the 32GB iPhone 4 with new two-year contract.

Lastly, there are those who just don’t want to be tethered to AT&T, and would rather just buy the phone outright with no commitment. That’s fine too. If that’s you, then you’ll pay $599 for the 16GB model, or $699 for the 32GB model.

So there you have it—you’ve got two weeks to decide!


Apple iPhone 4 in pictures

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Cell Phones, Features, Handhelds,

iPhone 4 5 megapixel camera

has put together a bunch of press shots that show off the device in ways that all those previous leaked images didn’t. We’ve gathered them all for you and put them into our iPhone 4 image gallery. Go ahead and take a look!

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iPhone 4: $199 on June 24, FaceTime video chat, HD video recording

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Cell Phones, Handhelds,

iPhone 4 features

Today at , Apple finally announced the . Obviously, the leaks have been coming hot and heavy over the past month, but hey, now that it’s official, let’s take a look at the rundown on all the specs of what is obviously the most feature-packed iPhone to date:

  • Glass on front and back, with a stainless steel bezel
  • The steel bezel doubles as the antenna system for HSDPA/UMTS/HSUPA/EDGE, Bluetooth 2.1, and 802.11b/g/n
  • It’s got a 960x640 LED-backlit display that is rated at 326ppi, which Apple refers to as a Retina Display. It boasts IPS technology and an 800:1 contrast ratio.
  • On the inside, the iPhone 4 is powered by the Apple A4 chip.
  • 5-megapixel camera that also records HD 720p video at 30 frames per second
  • LED flash
  • A second, VGA-quality front camera which can be used for self-portraits and video at 30 frames per second.
  • FaceTime video chat. Connect with other iPhone 4 users and use the front camera to chat using video.
  • Three-axis gyroscope
  • Noise cancellation built-in

This is obviously the most ambitious iPhone upgrade that Apple has ever done, and it looks awesome. Battery life has also been improved, now offering 7 hours of 3G talk time (14 hours on EDGE.) The iPhone 4 is also just 0.37-inches thin, 25% thinner than the iPhone 3GS.

The iPhone 4 will be available in either white or black, starting at $199 for the 16GB model, or $299 for the 32GB model, with two-year contract. AT&T has bumped up upgrade eligibility of a bunch of customers, so if you were eligible for an upgrade anytime in the next six months, you should be good to go if you wanna grab a new iPhone 4! Oh, and the iPhone 3GS has been dropped down to $99 and will only be available in 8GB. You’ll be able to pre-order your iPhone 4 starting on June 15, and the device will be available in the USA, France, Germany, UK, and Japan at launch, with 18 more countries to follow in July.

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Netflix announced for iPhone

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Entertainment, New Apps, Free Apps,

Netflix for iPhone

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings took the stage this morning at to announce that Netflix would officially be coming to the iPhone. The app will support continuing movies that you’ve started watching on other devices right where you left off, and will also include all of the Netflix home page functionality right in the app as well. Adaptive bitrate technology will optimize the data stream, even while on the go. Expect Netflix for iPhone to ship this summer.


How Apple and ATT can fix the iPad 3G pricing bait-and-switch

At&T iPad 3g price change

After having a couple of days to let the absolutely ridiculous bait-and-switch that AT&T just pulled on Apple’s 3G customers sink in, I’ve come to the conclusion that one, or both, of these companies needs to do something for the customers that just got screwed.

In a nutshell, when Apple announced the iPad, there was the Wi-Fi-only version, and there was the 3G version. The big draw with the 3G model was that it had a very reasonable unlimited data plan for $29.99 for 30 days of access. You could start and stop at any time, no contract required. Let’s not fool ourselves here—this plan was a major selling point for the 3G iPad. However, in just three days—just a little over a month after the iPad 3G went on sale—that unlimited plan goes away and is instead replaced with a $25 plan that allows you just 2GB of data. A true bait-and-switch if we’ve ever seen one.

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Facebook video chat to be integrated into iPhone OS 4.0?

Facebook video chat iphoneLooks like Facebook will be readying video chat on their service, similar to what Google has done with Google Chat within Gmail. Even cooler, though, is that an eagle-eyed developer just sent us information saying that he found code within the latest iPhone OS 4.0 beta that suggests that this video chat service will be embedded into the iPhone software, ready for use by the next iPhone (? ?) Of course, take this info with a grain of salt. As we all know by now, the upcoming iPhone will have a front-facing camera, which is perfect for video chatting with others who also have the device. Even more interesting, though, is that since it is tied to Facebook, you should—in theory-be able to video chat with users of other phones that have front-facing cameras (like the Sprint ) if they also build in the Facebook video chat service.

Now this all sounds great - but we seriously hope that video chatting isn’t limited to Facebook contacts. Let’s bring iChat to the iPhone, finally.

[Thanks, Jason!]


It’s All in the Family: Hollywood Nepotism

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Casting, Celebrity Gossip, Filmmaking,

Hollywood sign

In most places of business, nepotism is frowned upon. In Hollywood, it’s part of standard casting policies. Why is it okay for La La Land to offer opportunities to unknown - but well-connected - actors, when hiring regulations are in place for every other industry in the country? Let’s dip our toes into the Tinseltown gene pool and see how many family trees we can count.

If you haven’t heard by now, Will Smith’s son is going to become the next A-list, must-have child star. He’s starring in the new Karate Kid reboot (a movie that’s unnecessary at best), and now he’s putting his on display in a movie soundtrack tie-in. Like it’s not already great being Will Smith’s kid, Jaden, 11, is now forging a strong career in the “family business.” Which just happens to be multi-million-dollar movie and recording contracts. Nice.

Is Jaden Smith the most talented kid for the ? Are his rap skills so superior that he deserves the outpouring of press he’s been getting for his involvement with the film’s theme song?

Frankly, it doesn’t f&*^ing matter. The Karate Kid reboot (which, we hate to break it to you, does

not

feature karate) is produced by and from its inception was intended as a Jaden Smith vehicle. No one else ever auditioned for the role of the Karate Kid, not that anyone else had a snowball’s shot in hell of landing it anyway.

Hollywood has always been the land where dreams come true…if you’ve already got an “in.”

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