Apple Highlights iOS 4.2 Features in New iPad Ad

Apple likes to put out new ads when they release some new kit, or old kit gets new features. The iPad update to iOS 4.2.1 does just that, with new features such as AirPlay and AirPrint. Apple’s new ad, which appeared online recently, aims to show potential customers just how far the world’s favorite tablet has come. The 30 second … Read More

Apple’s Game Center Now Using Real Names

Some of you may have noticed that when you signed into the iTunes music or app store recently, you will have had to accept some new Terms Of Service. Obviously nobody ever reads those things, but it looks like we now know of at least one of the changes: Apple’s Game Centre now displays your full name. Now before everyone … Read More

iOS 4.2 AirPlay For All Apps With AirVideoEnabler [Jailbreak]

One of the most eagerly anticipated features of iOS 4.2 was AirPlay – the technology that allows streaming video and audio from iOS devices to an Apple TV. The thought of throwing video from an iPad to the big screen TV was the main reason this blogger went out and bought a new Apple TV, despite already owning the first … Read More

No Retina Display for iPad 2?

Flicking through my usual RSS feeds I came across an interesting post by Ryan Block over on gdgt.com. Block contemplates the impending arrival of Apple’s 2nd generation iPad and whether it will sport the Cupertino outfits impressive Retina Display. It’s worth having a read of the whole post over on gdgt, but the post points out that in order to … Read More

Bonnier shows off the future of Newspaper on Apple’s iPad

iPad Newspaper News Plus

Ever since the iPad was announced, the tech industry has been waiting for the news companies to jump onboard, with sales of magazines and newspapers dwindling. The question we’ve all been asking is what can a digital newspaper offer that the current dead-tree variety can’t? The guys over at Bonnier think they have the answer. Having worked on the Popular … Read More

Samsung Galaxy Tab Sales Cross 600k in the First Month

Samsung’s entry into the burgeoning tablet market, the Galaxy Tab, has sold 600,000 units according to the Korean technology giant. This impressive figure comes from a worldwide market of 30 countries, reports Electronista, and makes the Galaxy Tab the world’s second fastest selling tablet behind Apple’s iPad. After a stuttering release throughout many countries over the last few weeks, Samsung’s Android-based … Read More

iOS 4.2 AirPlay Feature for iOS Devices Is Magical

AirPlay iPad Update iOS 4.2

Today we were finally deemed worthy of the iOS 4.2 goodness by Apple, with everyone’s favourite iOS devices getting updates. Just as importantly, at least for me, is the update pushed out to the 2nd generation Apple TV. The reason for my excitement about the Apple TV side of the equation is simple – AirPlay. Up until now, all the … Read More

Google’s CEO shows off Nexus S at the Web 2.0 Summit

Google Nexus S

Speculation as to whether Google would launch a follow up to its semi-popular Nexus One Handset has been rife for quite some time, but we can finally put it all to bed. A combination of some snooping by the team over at Engadget and Google CEO showing off a mystery handset at the Web 2.0 Summit last week seems to … Read More

White iPhone 4 Conversion Kit Provider Now In Trouble

convert white iphone 4

The guys over in Cupertino seem to be struggling with pushing out a white iPhone 4, but if you just can’t wait anymore, one enterprising young man based in New York might just be able to hook you up. 17 year old Fei Lam Has managed to get his hands on some of the white parts produced by Foxconn, the … Read More

Google (GOOG) CEO Eric Schmidt Says Android is not Fragmented

There’s nothing iPhone fans like to throw at Android users more than the good old fragmentation argument. With so many manufacturers using the open-source Android operating system and building their own hardware as they see fit, the issue of a fragmented development environment has been thrown at Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) on a regular basis. The whole thing is a storm in a … Read More

Toshiba Folio 100 pulled from PC World Store [Tablet Computer]

The tablet market competition is finally starting to heat up with real video of the BlackBerry PlayBook arriving, and the Samsung Galaxy is starting to show up in stores around the world. One tablet we haven’t heard much about is the Toshiba Folio 100 – and now even the stores who do stock it kinda wish they didn’t! DSG International, … Read More

BlackBerry shows off PlayBook Outmuscles Apple iPad [Comparison Video]

BlackBerry PlayBook iPad Comparison

When BlackBerry announced its business class tablet called the PlayBook, one of the stand-out points was the shear power the little 7″ device was supposed to be packing. I say supposed, as nobody had actually seen one up close and personal. Until now. Over on BlackBerry’s YouTube channel, there’s an interesting video comparing the PlayBook’s webpage rendering speed and accuracy … Read More

FaceTime for iPhone 3GS [FaceIt-3GS Jailbreak]

iPhone FaceIt-3GS Jailbreak Hack

When Apple launched the iPhone 4 earlier this year, one of the main selling points was FaceTime – video calling between iPhone 4s. Recently Macs were added to the FaceTime family, and now even iPhone 3GS owners can get into the action. Well, kinda. RedmondPie reports on an app that just became available on Cydia, the app store for jailbroken … Read More

Apple’s “exciting” Announcement – The Beatles now on iTunes

The Beatles Apple

When Apple updated the apple.com homepage yesterday, they claimed that today would be just another day that we’d never forget. The big announcement? The Beatles are now on iTunes. Finally. At 3pm UK time, apple.com’s landing page was replaced with a full page image of Liverpool’s favorite sons with the rousing headline “In 1964 the band that changed everything came … Read More