Will iPhone 5 / 4S Support 4G Network Later This Year?

While a number of previous reports have dismissed any speculation that iPhone 5 / 4S will support 4G (or LTE) networks, an Apple partner in the United Arab Emirates believes it will – claiming the company is in talks with Apple over 4G chipsets to support the high-speed wireless network. … Read the Full Story →

Get Set for WWDC 2011 With the Official iPhone App

With WWDC 2011 keynote event just 4 days away now, I can barely contain my excitement. I don’t care that there (probably) won’t be any announcement related to iPhone 5 / 4S – for me, it’s all about iOS 5 and iCloud. I’m beginning to get slightly bored of iOS … Read the Full Story →

Apple Patent Reveals iCloud User Interface with ‘Partial Song Syncing’

A new patent application published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office could reveal the user interface for Apple’s upcoming iCloud service, in addition to a feature for “partial song syncing.” Entitled “Local Storage of a Portion of Streamed Media Items,” the application depicts an iTunes-like user interface and describes … Read the Full Story →

Amazon Withdraws Apple’s MobileMe as iCloud Launch Approaches

Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC 2011) is set for June, and as well as announcements for iOS 5 and Mac OS X Lion, we’re expecting the company to launch its cloud-based music streaming service dubbed iCloud. Further evidence to suggest that this service is looming comes from Amazon today, who … Read the Full Story →

Could These Be Components for Apple’s iPhone 5?

Components said to be from Apple’s iPhone 5 have surfaced on the web today. Published by Italian weblog iPhoneItalia, these components are said to be part of the upcoming device’s speaker and home screen button, and tell us a little bit about what the fifth-generation iPhone will be like. Firstly, … Read the Full Story →

Google Launches ‘Music Beta by Google’ — Apple Shouldn’t Worry

Google is holding its annual I/O event later on today, but the company has already released information on the products it is set to announce. One of which is called ‘Music Beta by Google’ — a service that provides users with online, cloud-based storage for up to 20,000 songs — … Read the Full Story →

iPhone 3GS and iPad 1st Gen Still Outsell New Android Devices

Older generation Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) devices, such as the iPhone 3GS and the first-generation iPad, still outsell their latest Android competition according to analyst Michael Walkley with Canaccord Genuity. In a note to investors today, Walkley noted that while Apple’s iPhone 4 is the top-selling smartphone for both AT&T and Verizon … Read the Full Story →

Chinese iPhones to Ship with YouKu Instead of YouTube App?

YouTube, along with social networking sites and numerous others websites, is blocked in China thanks to ‘The Great Firewall’. With that being the case, the iPhone’s YouTube application isn’t much use to its Chinese users, and so the device may soon ship pre-installed with YouKu — the Chinese equivalent of … Read the Full Story →

Apple Unhappy with iPhone 4′s Ambient Light Sensor – Seeking New Supplier

A new DigiTimes report claims Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is currently looking for a new supplier to provide ambient light sensors for the iPhone. Industry sources claim that Apple is currently in talks with Capella Microsystems – the manufacturer who supplies over one million ambient light sensors to HTC every month – … Read the Full Story →

Job Listing Reveals Apple is Revamping Maps App for iOS

A new job listing on Apple’s website reveals the Cupertino company is currently revamping its Maps application for iOS. The listing is for an iOS Maps Application Developer who will “develop sophisticated user interfaces” and “add new and innovative features.” The Maps application that comes built-in to iOS has been … Read the Full Story →

Three Foxconn Employees Arrested for Leaking iPad 2 Design

DigiTimes has revealed that 3 Foxconn employees accused of leaking iPad 2 designs have now been arrested by local police, according to a Chinese-language sznews.com report. The trio are being held responsible for the leaks that saw third-party companies release protective cases for the second-generation tablet before it was even … Read the Full Story →

AT&T Warns iPhone 4 Jailbreak Users: Stop Tethering or Pay

AT&T has today begun sending out its second warning to customers who it believes are illegally tethering their iPhone 4 using jailbreak, demanding they either stop tethering, or pay the price. In a stern SMS to select subscribers, the carrier warned that those who don’t pay and continue to tether … Read the Full Story →

Production of Verizon CDMA iPhone 4 Cut in Half Due to Low Sales?

A recent report from DigiTimes, which cites inside suppliers, reveals that production of the Verizon CDMA iPhone 4 has been scaled back, with Apple reducing its order with Taiwan-based supplier Pegatron from 10 million units to just 5 million. Though the report does not give a reason for such a … Read the Full Story →

Apple to Charge Annual Fee for Cloud-Based Music Locker

Recent reports have speculated that Apple’s upcoming cloud-based music service is nearing completion as the company signs off its final deals with four major record labels. When the service does launch, however, it won’t be free of charge. According to music industry insiders speaking to CNET, while there may be an … Read the Full Story →