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AMNews: $31 Fake iPhone 5, Free Wi-Fi from Starbucks, Facebook Text Translation, Mac OS X Lion Update

All those disappointed that Apple released 'just' the iPhone 4S earlier this week, will be excited to know that the iPhone 5 is available, and for only $31! The fake handsets (if I really needed to point that out) are being offered via Taobao.com, a popular online marketplace in China.

Starbucks has unveiled a brand new, free Wi-Fi service which will allow its customers to connect to the Web with just a single click on the mouse, meaning they no longer need to become a member of the coffee chain’s loyalty program for accessing the Internet, the company announced on a proud note.

The iPhone maker Apple Inc. is believed to be all set to release a new Mac OS X Lion update on coming Oct 12, according to new reports. The company announced, during the iPhone 4S launch event, that iCloud was on its way and that it will be aimed at all mobile devices powered by the iOS 5 and Mac OS X 10.7.

BlackBerry and PlayBook maker Research In Motion has announced that it has acquired NewBay - an Irish software firm. Apparently, RIM is planning to retain NewBay’s software development center right in Dublin.

Facebook has created a new post and comment translation feature on the platform, which is powered by Microsoft’s Bing Translator. According to an article on ZD Net, the new feature will finally break the language barrier that separates Facebook’s 700 million members.