iPhone 4 Display Better than Samsung Galaxy S [DisplayMate]

The people over at DisplayMate took 5 smartphones and tested their screens for quality and came to the conclusion that iPhone 4 screen was indeed the best. Considering the fact that Samsung recently said that iPhone was already obsolete due to its LCD screen, I would imagine that’s gotta smart! In testing the 5 handsets, of which the Samsung Galaxy … Read More

China Unicom sells 100,000 iPhone 4 units in 4 days

Macworld.com reports that 100,000 iPhone 4 units have been snapped up by eager punters in the four days since the Chinese launch. China Unicom, Apple’s carrier partner in China, has sold out its entire first allocation of devices, says Vice-President Li Gang. Only days earlier the carrier had reported they had received over 200,00 pre-orders for Apple’s latest smartphone. Demand … Read More

iPhone 4 Facetime ads hit Europe but disappearing in Middle East

Apple still can’t make enough iPhone 4 handsets to meat demand, but that’s not stopping them from ramping up the ad offensive all across Europe with 4 new FaceTime ads. The four ads all feature the Louis Armstrong track ‘When You’re Smiling’ (which, incidentally, is now well and truly imbedded into my brain!) and cunningly not featuring text or voice. … Read More

Apple’s Second Gen iPad to support mini-USB port and camera?

Electronista is reporting that Goldman Sachs analysts Henry King and Kevin Lu have claimed to have some new information as to what we can expect from the second gen iPad. From their 4 predictions based on ‘industry checks’ we can expect at least one camera (I’m betting two), a lighter design (wow, who’d have guessed?), a mini-USB port (I’ll say … Read More

RIM Announces BlackBerry PlayBook, Targets Business Users

BlackBerry PlayBook

BlackBerry DevCon is going on right now in San Francisco and the smartphone manufacturer just dropped the biggest bombshell of all – it’s entering the tablet market with what the Canadian firm is calling the BlackBerry PlayBook. We knew it was coming, but the BlackBerry BlackPad has been announced and now it’s got an even worse name – PlayBook! BlackBerry PlayBook … Read More

Dev Team shows iPod touch 4G jailbreak using SHAtter exploit

In a video posted to their blog, the Chronic Dev Team (the guys behind all kinds of iOS hacks) have shown an iPod Touch 4G running iOS 4.1 being jailbroken using PwnageTool. Using the latest SHAtter exploit, the video shows a custom firmware installed along with the usual Cydia app store and root access. This video potentially points toward a … Read More

Android enterprise market share grows, still below Apple (AAPL) iOS

In for months covering May 2010 to August 2010, Google’s Android OS grew its market share within the corporate environment from 10% to 16% – up from just 3% in November of 2009. Impressive stuff. But what about iOS, the operating system that powers Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPads, iPhones and iPods? It’s not doing too shabby either! During the same period, iOS … Read More

HP Slate: No iPad Killer [Update]

A couple of days ago we posted a piece commenting on the video doing the rounds of a leaked HP Slate prototype. Most tech blogs picked up on the video, and tipb.com was no different. The added bonus here is the post’s author, Chad Garrett also managed to get some hands-on time with the device around 3 months ago! Chad … Read More

Walmart to sell white iPhone 4 in the coming days?

iphone white 4 Walmart

The wait for the white iPhone 4 may finally be coming to an end, at least according to pocketnow.com’s Daniel Webster. The smartphone website claims Walmart will begin selling the white version of Apple’s latest wunder-phone within days and cites a photo that ‘clearly shows that Walmart will be stocking the White 16GB iPhone 4 for a price of $197.00’. … Read More

iOS 4.2 AirPrint for iPad is Magical (Video)

AirPrint iPad Apple

Last week we saw the release of the first beta of iOS 4.2 on both the iPad and iPhone. One of the marquee features of iOS 4.2 is a little thing called AirPrint. Since the announcement and subsequent release of the iPad earlier this year, Apple has been pilloried for the lack of an easy way to print documents directly … Read More

Apple touch patent suggests no buttons in future iPhone and iPad

apple touch patent

Apple’s been at the patent pot again, this time showing plans for hardware devices including sensors throughout the device – presumably with the aim of removing the need for physical hardware buttons. Could we be saying goodbye to our beloved home buttons? The theory is pretty simple. Place multiple sensors under a device’s touch screen, around its bezel or on … Read More

HP Slate: No iPad Killer (Video)

Remember the HP slate? That’s the tablet device Steve Ballmer was waving around during his CES keynote this year, and the very same one subsequently canned by the computer hardware manufacturer. Today we’re treated to a full four minutes of demonstration courtesy of YouTube user x313xkillax, showing off boot-time and web browsing. The video starts off well, showing the slate’s … Read More

7-Inch iPad similar to the iPhone 4 now a ‘finished product’ [Rumor]

Filed firmly in the ‘rumors that just won’t go away’ category, Chinese rumor site Shanzai.com claims that the 7 inch iPad is real. They even go so far as to say the iPad’s baby brother is in fact a ‘finished product’. Rumors of a smaller iPad-like device have been doing the rounds for a while now, but this one differs … Read More

Jailbreak tool for iOS 4.0.2+ stealing passwords [greenpois0n hacks]

GreenPois0n Jailbreak iOS 4

I’ll put this out there right up front – don’t use any tool at this moment which uses greenpois0n to jailbreak your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad running iOS 4.0.2 or above. Now that’s out the way, a little more info. greenpois0n claims to jailbreak your iOS device running 4.x using the SHatter exploit. Problem is, that exploit hasn’t been released by … Read More

Apple to sell CDMA (Verizon) iPhone 4 in December?

These Verizon iPhone 4 rumors just won’t go away and the latest chatter is that Apple has informed its suppliers that they will be requiring three million CDMA iPhones to be ready for shipment towards the end of this year. This obviously fits with the rumor that Apple will release a CDMA iPhone 4, probably on Verizon, by Christmas. Analysts … Read More