Suppliers Provided Apple with Around 2.4m iPad 2 Units in March

It’s already well known that Apple’s iPad 2 is a huge hit for the Cupertino company, and a recent report that cites sources in the Apple supply chain has revealed that the company received between 2.4 million and 2.6 million units from suppliers during the month of March alone. It’s … Read the Full Story →

Apple Asks Toyota to Remove Theme & Ads from Cydia

A recent Toyota advertising campaign hit the headlines a couple of days ago, after the car giant released a theme for the iPhone publicizing its Scion car through the jailbreak application Cydia. Toyota’s deal with Cydia was short-lived, however, after a request from Apple saw the theme removed from the … Read the Full Story →

Survey Finds Verizon iPhone Owners Drop Fewer Calls than Those on AT&T

A new survey undertaken by ChangeWave has found that customers who use their iPhone 4 on the Verizon network are less likely to suffer from dropped calls than those signed up to AT&T. 82% of Verizon users said they were “very satisfied” with the service they received, while only 80% … Read the Full Story →

Apple Launches New iPad 2 Commercial ‘We Believe’

A new iPad 2 commercial recently launched by Apple entitled ‘We Believe’ focuses on the user experience of the device rather than its technical specifications, which is what makes the device such a success and gives Apple’s tablet a huge advantage over its rivals. Apple’s description of the video on … Read the Full Story →

Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 4.3.1 Released by Dev Team

On Sunday evening the Dev-Team released the latest editions of PwnageTool and redsn0w to provide an untethered jailbreak for devices running iOS 4.3.1 – almost three years since the first version of PwnageTool was released for the 1.1.4 firmware. The jailbreak works on all devices that support the 4.3.1 firmware, except … Read the Full Story →

Future iPhones Could Boast 3D According to New Apple Patent

An Apple patent application revealed by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office this week, and first reported by AppleInsider, has confirmed that the Cupertino company is currently experimenting with a 3D camera for the iPhone. The patent is entitled “Systems and Methods for an Imaging System Using Multiple Image Sensors,” … Read the Full Story →

iPhone 5 Parts Haven’t Even Been Ordered By Apple

The latest rumors surrounding Apple’s fifth-generation iPhone suggest that the device won’t feature at this year’s WWDC ready for a summer 2011 launch, and a report published today by Japanese blog Macotakara.jp seems to back up these claims. Citing sources from the Chinese supply chain, Macotakara.jp says that Apple hasn’t … Read the Full Story →

Apple Leaves Liquid Contact Indicators Out of iPad 2

In many of Apple’s devices over recent years, you’ll be sure to come across liquid contact indicators (LCIs) if you look hard enough. They’re small white strips – usually concealed within the headphone jack and dock connector – that turn red when they come into contact with liquid. Apple uses … Read the Full Story →

Great Third-Party Alternatives to the iPad 2 Smart Cover

Easily the most impressive iPad accessory to be announced with the second-generation device is the Smart Cover – a clever cover with built-in magnets that clings to the side of the device to protect its screen while not in use, and doubles as a stand when it’s opened up. It’s available … Read the Full Story →

Cydia Updated: Now Smaller, Faster, More Stable

Cydia creator Jay Freeman – also known as ‘Saurik’ – posted an announcement on Twitter yesterday to declare that Cydia 1.1 is now ready for download on jailbroken iPhones, iPod touches, and iPads. This update makes Cydia smaller, faster, and much more stable. Saurik spoke to the iPhoneDownloadBlog and gave … Read the Full Story →

Color Location-Based Photo Sharing App Hits the App Store

A new social networking application called Color hit the App Store today, and unlike any other social network this one uses location-based technology to share photos, comments, and videos with other Color users located within 150 feet. Instead of adding friends or following other users, the network works on location … Read the Full Story →

Apple to License AirPlay Video Streaming to Third-Party Devices?

A Bloomberg report published today suggests that Apple may be planning to license its AirPlay service to third-party devices that would allow users to stream video content from iTunes or their iOS device straight to their HDTV. AirPlay will already stream audio to non-Apple devices, but in order to enjoy … Read the Full Story →

Expert Says iPad 2 Display Is Nearly As Good As iPhone 4′s

Despite having a much lower pixel density, according to an in-depth scientific analysis by Dr. Raymond Soneira, president of DisplayMate Technologies, the display in Apple’s iPad 2 delivers “almost identical” performance to the Retina display featured in the iPhone 4 and latest iPod touch. Soneira added that the iPad 2 “has … Read the Full Story →