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AppAdvice.com reported a lot of exciting news last week. In case you missed any of it, here are the highlights.

On the app front:

EA and Harmonix released an App Store version of the epic rhythm game Rock Band. The Rock Band app includes multiplayer bluetooth play, Facebook friend challenge, and in-app song purchases. AppAdvice gave it four and a half stars.

Adobe’s free Photoshop.com app reached a million downloads in just over a week, becoming both the number one free app and number one free photography app.

Earthworm Jim made his way into the App Store in a true-to-the-classic app version of the epic platform game.

Sling Player 3G was held up by Apple, and NASA put other space-tracking apps out of business with a free app of their own. StoneLoops! of Jurassica was pulled from the App Store at MumboJumbo’s request. MumboJumbo claimed the app was too similar to their own, Luxor.

A forthcoming Chuck Norris app was teased – (Chuck Norris can use his iPhone on Verizon’s network) and EA Games put out NBA Live.

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In Cupe-town:

Apple announced record iPhone sales in their “most profitable quarter ever,” despite a bleeding economy. Apple sold more than seven million iPhones in this last fiscal quarter, the most sold since launch. Verizon started airing anti-iPhone ads promoting their newest attempt to compete with the world’s best smartphone. The commercial featured a list of iDon’ts like:

“iDon’t take pictures in the dark, iDon’t have interchangeable batteries… and everything iDon’t, Droid Does.”

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I agree with those that said the best part of the commercial was the opening segment that mimicked an Apple advertisement.  Apple released a new product line including a new remote, some new computers, and a beautiful new “Magic Mouse“.

Apple started selling the TomTom Car Kit, first in the UK, a few days later in the US. The $120 kit promises to enhance GPS service and work with third-party navigation devices.

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Nokia made headlines with a lawsuit against Apple, claiming patent infringement on ten registered Nokia patents. In other copycat news, Microsoft opened their first Apple Store in Scottsdale (Arizona).

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And to top it all off, the iPod celebrated its eighth birthday.

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We told you how to:

Restore Internet tethering, with an important fix,  create free ringtones,  and jailbreak with the newest version of blackra1n, RC2.

We reviewed:

AppBox Pro, RedLaser, Rock Band, TapTap Revenge 3, Shrek Kart, Cocoto Kart Online, 33rd Division, and MobileNavigator.

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All that and more in just seven days, here at AppAdvice.com.