Facebook iOS Messenger App Now Supports Voice Calling in the United States

Facebook iOS Messenger Voice Calling

With new features such as Graph Search coming to Facebook, it appears that the social networking site is looking to challenge search giant, Google. Facebook is now beginning to add new features all around, including Voice Calling to the site’s iOS Messenger app. Voice Calling through the Facebook iOS Messenger app is currently available in both the US and in … Read More

AT&T Opens Up FaceTime over Cellular to All Tiered-Data Plan Customers

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AT&T is making changes to its data plan offerings, opening up FaceTime over Cellular to all customers who currently have a tiered data plan. AT&T has been carrying the iPhone since the original model, after it acquired Cingular in 2007. Initially, AT&T restricted FaceTime over Cellular to devices with 4G LTE, including the iPhone 5, iPad mini, and the third … Read More

‘iPhone 5S’ Initial Builds in March in Time for June / July Release Date

Cheaper iPhone to offer plastic chassis

Apple is rumored to be working on the next generation iPhone, currently being called the “iPhone 5S”. According to Jeffries analyst Peter Misek, Apple is now testing two prototypes of the next gen iPhone, and will start initial builds in March in order for a early release date in June or July. Since the iPhone 4S, Apple has been releasing … Read More

Apple’s “Cheaper” iPhone to Offer a Plastic Chassis?

Cheaper iPhone to offer plastic chassis

The web has been abuzz lately with reports that Apple is looking to introduce a “cheaper” iPhone for emerging markets around the world. New details have now emerged about what materials the low cost iPhone will be using. According to Digitimes, Apple will be using plastic for the chassis low cost iPhone as opposed to the blend of both metal … Read More

Delta Airlines Introduces Fly Delta App for iPad, Integrates Passbook

Fly Delta App for iPad

Apple’s iPad has been a huge success in education, medical, and other markets. However, one market that is increasing its use of the iPad is the commercial airline market. Commercial airliners such as Delta are continuously integrating the iPad into their ecosystems and are pushing for a digital makeover of the entertainment offerings on flights. Delta has introduced a new … Read More

Apple TV Adds Movie Streaming and TV Service Watchever in Germany

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According to The Next Web, Apple has added yet another service to its Apple TV device, a movie streaming and TV service called Watchever. Watchever is a Hulu Plus type streaming service that requires a subscription and allows users to log into the application on their Apple TV and stream movies and TV shows on their HD televisions. The service … Read More

Apple Internally Testing Golden Master version of iOS 6.1, Releasing Soon

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Apple released several beta versions of iOS 6.1 to developers and is now set to release it to the public. The company was reportedly testing a new beta of 6.1, the Golden Master version, which usually remains unchanged with the public release. According to German site, iFun, Apple is going to release the GM version to developers very soon. The … Read More

Fifth Gen iPad 5G and Second Gen iPad mini to Launch in March?

New iPad and iPad mini

Apple will reportedly be refreshing the iPad twice a year now, with the lineup consisting of both the full sized iPad and the iPad mini. Brian White of Topeka Capital Markets is suggesting that industry sources are pointing to launch of both the fifth generation iPad 5G and the second generation iPad mini in March. The conclusion was made by … Read More

Apple Reportedly Looking into Creating Location Based Emergency App for iPhone

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Apple is reportedly looking into developing a location based emergency app for the iPhone so that users have easy access to emergency services when using the device. Right now, the only emergency feature the iPhone has is local emergency alerts. Other than that, users can dial the police in their region using the Phone app. The new emergency feature was … Read More

Phil Schiller Indirectly Suggests Apple Would Never Make a Cheap iPhone

Phil Schiller

In an interview with Shanghai Evening News, Apple’s SVP of Worldwide Marketing made claims that Apple would never make a cheap iPhone. However, Schiller’s comments can be taken to mean that Apple would never introduce a lower quality product into the market as opposed to not introducing a lower cost or “cheap” and smaller iPhone  [Google Translation]. Apple confirmed Schiller’s interview … Read More

Apple Battling App Developer Scam, Locking in Screenshots After Submission

Apple Battling App Developer Scam

Apple is battling a developer scam that has plagued the App Store for several years now, where developers would upload screenshots of an app for approval by Apple but would then switch them with screenshots from another app that was more widely known. Apple has now announced through its Developer Portal that they will be locking in screenshots after a … Read More

Walmart, Straight Talk Now Carrying iPhone 5 Without a Contract

Straight Talk Now Carrying iPhone 5 Without a Contract

Walmart in a partnership with Straight Talk Wireless is now carrying both the iPhone 4 and 5. Straight Talk is offering the iPhone 5 with a $45 unlimited talk, text, and web plan that now gives users yet another option to get the iPhone 5 off-contract. Tracfone, which is the parent company of Straight Talk has a deal in place, … Read More

T-Mobile USA to Remove Smartphone Subsidies and Offer iPhone in 3-4 Months

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T-Mobile USA already has over 1.9 million iPhones on its HSPA+ network, despite not officially offering the smartphone. The company, however, is planning to officially bring the iPhone to its network later this year, and is looking to make major changes on how other carriers have offered it in the past. According to Reuters, the Bellevue, Washington based carrier plans … Read More