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The details of the next Nook have been leaked and SlashGear got em. With the Barnes & Noble event scheduled for the 7th, the timing seems about right.
According to MG Siegler, Google has submitted an official Gmail app to the iOS App Store for approval, which would finally bring some of Gmail's more awesome features to iPhone (and hopefully iPad) users.
Once the leaks start they just keep on coming. A Romanian site has scooped up some video of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and more than anything it gives us our first real look at Ice Cream Sandwich.
Apple failed to introduce a new educational discount for iPads, but that doesn't mean they've forgotten about students altogether. 9to5Mac has heard that a new, more affordable iMac aimed at students will be released this month, maybe on August 16th.
According to Digitimes, the PlayBook shipments has been postponed by a month due to the heavy strain factories in Taiwan were facing thanks to the iPad 2. Digitimes wrote that "sources from touch screen panel makers also pointed out that PlayBook shipments were postponed for about a month from the original schedule due to a delay in software testing as well as shortage of touch panels because Apple already booked up most of the available capacity." The PlayBook has been available on a pre-order basis since the 22nd of March, and will ship April 19th.
Would Apple see more sign-ups to MobileMe if it were free? Undoubtedly, but lowering it from $US99/year to $US20 will still be advantageous for them. That's if these latest rumours are correct. The cloud-based "back-up" service we last heard about has been mentioned again and is beginning to sound very likely.