China Mobile to Offer Apple’s iPhone 4 and iPhone 5 By End of October?

iPhone 4 China Mobile

Earlier today, a report from CapitalVue reported that Apple and China Mobile, the world’s biggest carrier have struck a deal to bring the iPhone 4 and iPhone 5 onto their network. China Mobile reigns supreme above other carriers in the world, such as AT&T, Verizon with a whopping 600 million customers. A Chinese language site, ccidcom.com picked up the story … Read More

Apple Approving iPhone Apps with iOS 5 Compatibility

iOS 5 compatible apps

iOS developers have begun updating their applications for iOS 5. Apple is now approving applications that utilize features of the current iOS 5 beta and incorporate it into their applications. One of the first applications to receive iOS 5 compatibility was the Netflix for iPhone application. Netflix released a minor bug fix for 4.3.4 and iOS 5 simultaneously. These new … Read More

Apple Releases ‘Find My Mac’ Developer Preview

Find My Mac Apple

Find My Mac, one of the features in Apple’s iCloud service went live for developers today as part of the beta testing. The service was added to the Developer Preview 4 that was released following Apple’s annual WWDC Conference. Find My Mac is essentially Find My iPhone on a larger platform and operates the same way. Find My iPhone relies … Read More

Time Inc. to Launch iPad Editions for All 21 Magazines

Time Inc., one of the biggest media conglomerates in the United States has announced that they are planning to bring all 21 of their US magazines to the iPad by the end of 2011. “Now is the time for us to make this bold commitment. In the coming year, there will clearly be many more consumers using tablets, accelerating demand … Read More

Apple Getting Ready to Launch New Video Streaming Service (Rumor)

AppleTV

The web is abuzz this week about Apple planning a subscription based video streaming service to take on Netflix and Amazon. With that information already put, Jeffries analyst Peter Misek revealed today that Apple has already laid plans and set deals for such a service as well as iTunes Replay. As part of Apple’s roll-out of cloud video services (and … Read More

Apple’s iOS is World’s Second Largest Smartphone Platform

According to a recent study by Canalys, Apple’s iOS platform is now the world’s 2nd largest smartphone platform. Apple surpassed Nokia’s Symbian OS in order to claim the 2nd spot, directly behind Android. In the second quarter of 2011, Apple held the number one spot for world’s largest individual smartphone manufacturer, because of Android’s fragmented manufacturing process and the availability … Read More

iPad 2 Now Shipping ‘Within 24 Hours’ in the US and Canada

iPad 2 Shipping Estimate

Apple, over the past few months has been improving its shipping estimates for all of it’s products and has been pushing the iPad 2 estimate further down. Apple has managed to drop the iPad 2 shipping estimate to “within 24 hours” in the company’s online stores for the United States and Canada. Engraving pushes the shipping out to 1-3 business … Read More

Apple Launches iCloud.com and iWork Beta for Developers

Apple iCloud Apps

Apple on Monday launched iCloud.com and the iWork beta for developers. The iCloud.com login screen is also identical to the one seen just before the iCloud announcement. This is one of the three major updates announced at Apple’s WWDC 2011 event, highlighting iOS 5, Mac OS X Lion, and iCloud. Reports from users and developers alike say that some have … Read More

iPhone 5 Knockoffs Show up in China

Fake iPhone 5-1

With the iPhone 5 expected to launch in October, knockoffs of the rumored phone have already started appearing in China. These knockoffs seem to be based on the leaked designs and specs from case manufacturers. giz-China reported that the “iPhone 5″ is being sold for $108 USD with a JAVA based OS, MP3, MP4 playback and Wi-Fi. The knockoff hardware … Read More

iPhone 5 Launch Scheduled for October, Not September?

AllThingsD earlier today reported that Apple may be launching it’s widely rumoured iPhone 5 in October and not in September as expected. The report also mentioned that the latest information was from “a source familiar with Apple’s plans”. So, when can we expect the company to uncrate the iPhone 5? “October,” the source said, while declining to offer a hard … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) to Acquire Barnes & Noble?

Apple Barnes Noble

According to a report published by BGR, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) may be interested in acquiring Barnes & Noble. The report notes that the latest rumor has come from an “unproven source”. We received a tip from an unproven source claiming to have knowledge of discussions within Apple to possibly purchase Barnes & Noble… This unproven source also said that iTunes 11 … Read More

Photos of iPhone 5 / 4S Case Suggest Minor Design Changes

Photos iPhone 5 Case Design accessory

Earlier this week, case designs for the rumored iPhone 5 / 4S surfaced, pointing to the iPhone 5 getting a redesign. The case designs showed tapered edges, very similiar in design to the look of the fourth gen iPod touch and iPad 2. Apple is widely expected to change the design of all of the next generation iPhone (fifth gen) to … Read More

Apple Using SSDs with Different Speeds on New Macbook Air

A few months ago, reports indicated that Apple may be using different SSDs provided by both Toshiba and Samsung in their new Macbook Air models. Samsung SSDs read and write speeds are significantly faster than the Toshiba SSDs.  Users have noticed this change by taking apart particular units that appear to be same physically but run different programs at varying … Read More

Netflix for iPhone, iPad Updated to Support iOS 4.3.4 and iOS 5

Netflix iPhone iPad iOS 5

Netflix released an update today addressing some issues with their iOS application. Netflix addressed the issue with iOS 4.3.4 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch (and iOS 4.2.9 for Verizon iPhone) and even took it a step further by releasing an update for iOS 5. iOS 5 is currently still in it’s beta phase and is only available to registered … Read More

Apple Discontinues Sale of Boxed Software for Mac From Retail Stores

After the introduction of Mac OS X Lion in the Mac App Store, Apple sent out a notification to all resellers that they will no longer be selling boxed software. Software boxes getting phased out include, ‘iWork ’09, Aperture 3, iLife ’11, Apple Remote Desktop, and various Jam Packs for GarageBand. Many software packages from 3rd party developers are released … Read More