Microsoft Office for iPhone and iPad in March 2013?

Microsoft Office ipad Mac App store

Late last year, in November, rumors suggested that Microsoft was working on Office for the iPad and the Mac App Store but no solid details surfaced during that time. On Wednesday, The Verge reported that a Microsoft product manager released comments to Czech site IHNED.cz [Google translation] that Microsoft is in fact working to bring Office to iPhone and iPad … Read More

Apple Starts Shipping 5th Gen iPod touch (5G) and iPod nano

iPod touch 5G shipping

During Apple’s September 12th media event, the Cupertino company announced the iPhone 5 and alongside of it, an all new 5th generation iPod touch 5G and iPod nano. On Tuesday, customers who pre-ordered the new lineup of iPods received word that their new purchases has shipped and will arrive in about a week. Many customers have reported that their iPods … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Orders 10 Million iPad Mini Displays

iPad Mini

On Monday, a report from The Wall Street Journal mentioned that Apple Inc. (AAPL) has placed orders for around 10 million iPad mini tablets to supply chain vendors. This information reportedly came directly from the chain vendors in Asia who claim that they received the orders from AAPL. If the proposed information turns out to be true, this means that Apple … Read More

Unknown iPad Model Running A6 Based Chip Appears in Developer’s Access Logs

Apple A6 chip

Apple introduced the new A6 chip with the iPhone 5 in mid-September. It now appears that an iPad with an A6 chip is on the horizon. According to MacRumors, a developer pointed out to them that an “iPad3,6″ device was showing up in the analytics for an iOS application. According to the report, the processor is on the ARMv7s architecture. … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) to Announce Q4 2012 Earnings on October 25th

Apple Q4 2012

Apple Inc. (AAPL) recently updated their investor relations page to mention that they are going to announce their Q4 quarter earnings. This is the third calendar quarter of the year and is scheduled for Thursday, October 25th. AAPL will live stream an audio webcast 5:00 PM Eastern / 2:00 PM Pacific which is generally the time that the Cupertino company … Read More

Apple Gives Additional iCloud Storage to Old MobileMe Members

iCloud icon

Following the transition from Apple’s paid MobileMe service to the free iCloud service, the Cupertino based company provided users with an additional 20 GB of storage as a thank you for sticking around as a user. These users were expected to be downgraded back to the standard 5 GB of storage after their free complimentary year expired. Standard users receive … Read More

Starbucks Adds Passbook Support to Its iPhone App, As Promised

Starbucks Passbook iPhone 5 iOS 6

Late last month, following the release of iOS 6, Starbucks promised its customers that Passbook support would be arriving at the end of September. Although the Seattle based company was slightly late on its promise, support for Apple’s Passbook was added in an update to the Starbucks iPhone app. Customers can now store gift cards and use QR codes on … Read More

Google Adds Street View to Web-Based Google Maps for iPhone and other Devices

Google Street View Maps iPhone 5

On Thursday, Google added Street View to its new web version of Google Maps. The update allows smartphone users on multiple platforms to get walking and transit directions, and now street view. The update allows iPhone 5 and iOS 6 users to once again use Google Maps on their iPhone, with Apple CEO Tim Cook suggesting that users can open … Read More

Apple Releases Verizon Carrier Update for iPhone to Patch Cellular Data Drain on WiFi

Verizon iPhone 5 Carrier Settings Update

On Monday, Apple released a carrier update specifically for Verizon iPhone 5s to address an issue that caused the smartphone to still consume cellular data even while on WiFi, an issue that can be serious with Verizon’s tiered data plans. This carrier settings update resolves an issue in which, under certain circumstances, iPhone 5 may use Verizon cellular data while … Read More

Apple CEO Publishes Open Letter Regarding Maps for iOS 6

Apple CEO Open Letter Maps

iOS 6 was released to the public a little more than a week ago already complaints have flooded the internet over the fact that Apple’s new iOS Maps app does not offer walking and transit directions like Google’s Maps. Other complaints included Maps getting directions and places wrong, with one user claiming that there was a city that Maps located … Read More

Netflix for iOS Updated to Support iPhone 5’s Larger 4-inch Widescreen

Netflix iPhone 5 iOS 6

Netflix recently updated their iOS app for iOS 6 and the new 4-inch widescreen display on the iPhone 5. According to the details in the App Store release notes, the update also improves the browsing, searching and watching experience. The last time the Netflix iOS app received a major update was following the release of the new iPad, when the … Read More

iCloud Users Experiencing Unexpected Storage Boost Up to 25GB

iCloud Storage

It appears that Apple is being very generous or mistakenly applied a perks plan for its employees to thousands of its iOS users, upgrading them to the $40/year iCloud storage plan, which provides users with 25GB of storage. What’s interesting about this is that the plan is set to expire in the year 2050, leading users to believe that this … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Reports 5 Million iPhone 5 Sales on Launch Weekend

iPhone 5 White

Apple Inc. (AAPL) has had yet another successful iPhone launch, topping previous years launch weekend sale by one million. As a matter of fact, the iPhone 5 sold 5 million units during the first weekend it was on sale surpassing the iPhone 4S sales which sold 4 million units in the first 3 days of release. Although the sales for … Read More

Apple Releases 5.1 Update for Apple TV, Adds Photo Stream Support

AppleTV 5-1 update

Following the release of the new iPhone 5, iOS 6, and OS X 10.8.2 update, Apple has now updated the Apple TV software to version 5.1 to add new features to the 2nd and 3rd generations of the device. One of the most notable feature is Shared Photo Streams, which is shipping in iOS 6 with the iPhone 5 and … Read More

iPhone 5 TV Ads – “Thumb”, “Cheese”, “Physics”, “Ears”

iPhone 5 TV Ad

Following the launch of the iPhone 5, Apple is now airing a series of television ads promoting their latest product. Apple began airing the iPhone 5 TV ads late Friday on national networks in the US, and focused on numerous features in iOS 6 and the hardware of the iPhone 5. One of the ads, called “Thumb” focused on how … Read More