Suppliers Provided Apple with Around 2.4m iPad 2 Units in March

It’s already well known that Apple’s iPad 2 is a huge hit for the Cupertino company, and a recent report that cites sources in the Apple supply chain has revealed that the company received between 2.4 million and 2.6 million units from suppliers during the month of March alone. It’s not like these devices are sat in a warehouse waiting … Read More

Killian BellSuppliers Provided Apple with Around 2.4m iPad 2 Units in March

Apple Asks Toyota to Remove Theme & Ads from Cydia

A recent Toyota advertising campaign hit the headlines a couple of days ago, after the car giant released a theme for the iPhone publicizing its Scion car through the jailbreak application Cydia. Toyota’s deal with Cydia was short-lived, however, after a request from Apple saw the theme removed from the ModMyI repository. The theme was available from Cydia since February, … Read More

Killian BellApple Asks Toyota to Remove Theme & Ads from Cydia

Survey Finds Verizon iPhone Owners Drop Fewer Calls than Those on AT&T

A new survey undertaken by ChangeWave has found that customers who use their iPhone 4 on the Verizon network are less likely to suffer from dropped calls than those signed up to AT&T. 82% of Verizon users said they were “very satisfied” with the service they received, while only 80% of AT&T’s customers felt the same way. Since September 2008, … Read More

Killian BellSurvey Finds Verizon iPhone Owners Drop Fewer Calls than Those on AT&T

Apple Launches New iPad 2 Commercial ‘We Believe’

A new iPad 2 commercial recently launched by Apple entitled ‘We Believe’ focuses on the user experience of the device rather than its technical specifications, which is what makes the device such a success and gives Apple’s tablet a huge advantage over its rivals. Apple’s description of the video on YouTube reads: “Introducing iPad 2. It’s everything we believe technology … Read More

Killian BellApple Launches New iPad 2 Commercial ‘We Believe’

Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 4.3.1 Released by Dev Team

On Sunday evening the Dev-Team released the latest editions of PwnageTool and redsn0w to provide an untethered jailbreak for devices running iOS 4.3.1 – almost three years since the first version of PwnageTool was released for the 1.1.4 firmware. The jailbreak works on all devices that support the 4.3.1 firmware, except for the iPad 2. You can download PwnageTool for Mac, … Read More

Killian BellUntethered Jailbreak for iOS 4.3.1 Released by Dev Team

Future iPhones Could Boast 3D According to New Apple Patent

An Apple patent application revealed by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office this week, and first reported by AppleInsider, has confirmed that the Cupertino company is currently experimenting with a 3D camera for the iPhone. The patent is entitled “Systems and Methods for an Imaging System Using Multiple Image Sensors,” and uses dual cameras to capture, process and render 3D … Read More

Killian BellFuture iPhones Could Boast 3D According to New Apple Patent

iPhone 5 Parts Haven’t Even Been Ordered By Apple

The latest rumors surrounding Apple’s fifth-generation iPhone suggest that the device won’t feature at this year’s WWDC ready for a summer 2011 launch, and a report published today by Japanese blog Macotakara.jp seems to back up these claims. Citing sources from the Chinese supply chain, Macotakara.jp says that Apple hasn’t even begun ordering components for the iPhone 5 yet, and … Read More

Killian BelliPhone 5 Parts Haven’t Even Been Ordered By Apple

Apple Leaves Liquid Contact Indicators Out of iPad 2

In many of Apple’s devices over recent years, you’ll be sure to come across liquid contact indicators (LCIs) if you look hard enough. They’re small white strips – usually concealed within the headphone jack and dock connector – that turn red when they come into contact with liquid. Apple uses them to determine whether or not a device has been … Read More

Killian BellApple Leaves Liquid Contact Indicators Out of iPad 2

Great Third-Party Alternatives to the iPad 2 Smart Cover

Easily the most impressive iPad accessory to be announced with the second-generation device is the Smart Cover – a clever cover with built-in magnets that clings to the side of the device to protect its screen while not in use, and doubles as a stand when it’s opened up. It’s available in both leather and polyurethane, and its most impressive feature … Read More

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Cydia Updated: Now Smaller, Faster, More Stable

Cydia creator Jay Freeman – also known as ‘Saurik’ – posted an announcement on Twitter yesterday to declare that Cydia 1.1 is now ready for download on jailbroken iPhones, iPod touches, and iPads. This update makes Cydia smaller, faster, and much more stable. Saurik spoke to the iPhoneDownloadBlog and gave the following details on what Cydia 1.1 can do: Has … Read More

Killian BellCydia Updated: Now Smaller, Faster, More Stable

Color Location-Based Photo Sharing App Hits the App Store

A new social networking application called Color hit the App Store today, and unlike any other social network this one uses location-based technology to share photos, comments, and videos with other Color users located within 150 feet. Instead of adding friends or following other users, the network works on location data alone to provide a list of other Color users … Read More

Killian BellColor Location-Based Photo Sharing App Hits the App Store

Apple to License AirPlay Video Streaming to Third-Party Devices?

A Bloomberg report published today suggests that Apple may be planning to license its AirPlay service to third-party devices that would allow users to stream video content from iTunes or their iOS device straight to their HDTV. AirPlay will already stream audio to non-Apple devices, but in order to enjoy video streaming to your TV, you need the $99 AppleTV … Read More

Killian BellApple to License AirPlay Video Streaming to Third-Party Devices?

iPad 2 Coming to Canada This Friday Thanks to Best Buy

A comment made on Best Buy’s Canadian website by one of its employees has confirmed that the retailer is set to bring Apple’s iPad 2 to its Canadian stores on Friday, March 25th at 10am. The site admin – who has been confirmed as a Best Buy employee – warned that there would be no pre-orders, and that devices would be … Read More

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Wi-Fi iPad 2 Records Sound Better Than 3G Model

Apart from the lack of 3G and GPS in Apple’s Wi-Fi only iPad 2, the rest of its internals are identical to those packed into its 3G-capable counterpart, so you’ll be surprised to find that iLounge have discovered differences in the quality of audio recorded by each device. The Wi-Fi only iPad 2 achieves higher quality audio recordings, and it’s … Read More

Killian BellWi-Fi iPad 2 Records Sound Better Than 3G Model

Expert Says iPad 2 Display Is Nearly As Good As iPhone 4’s

Despite having a much lower pixel density, according to an in-depth scientific analysis by Dr. Raymond Soneira, president of DisplayMate Technologies, the display in Apple’s iPad 2 delivers “almost identical” performance to the Retina display featured in the iPhone 4 and latest iPod touch. Soneira added that the iPad 2 “has excellent display hardware,” but needs a software update to address … Read More

Killian BellExpert Says iPad 2 Display Is Nearly As Good As iPhone 4’s