iOS 4.3 Beta Indicates Wireless Syncing, Photo Booth and More

After a little digging around in Apple’s latest iOS 4.3 SDK and firmware, it has been revealed that the next major update for the iPhone 4, fourth gen iPod touch, and iPad could introduce wireless syncing, a sports training program, and the Photo Booth application. In addition, it could also boast a ‘quick look’ feature similar to that in OS … Read More

iPad 2 to Boast NFC, Carbon Fibre Case & 7-inch Model?

More rumors speculating the technical specifics of Apple’s iPad 2 have emerged today, as a report from iLounge lists a few details which may be introduced when the device is announced. Although the information comes from an iLounge source that has proven to be reliable in the past, the information provided lists features that we don’t think we’ll see in … Read More

iOS 4.3 to be Released on Feb 14th to Support AT&T Personal Hotspot?

A new report from MacStories, citing a “reliable source,” suggests that the next major iOS update for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad will be released on Monday February 14th. iOS 4.3, which brings AirPlay support to third-party applications, and the new Personal Hotspot tethering feature, is rumored to go public through iTunes at around 10 AM Pacific/1 PM Eastern … Read More

iPad 2 Spotted at Launch of ‘The Daily’ with Front-Facing Camera?

The Daily Launch iPad 2

At a media conference launching ‘The Daily’ digital newspaper on Wednesday, and eagle-eyed attendee claims to have spotted a working prototype of Apple’s second-generation iPad 2, notable by its front-facing camera. A report from Reuters is backing up the claims after a source with knowledge of the device confirmed its existence, and also suggested that the finished model could boast … Read More

Apple (AAPL) Responds to Claims that Sony Reader & Kindle Will Be Banned from App Store

Speculation regarding a change in Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) App Store approval process has been rather widespread today, after the Cupertino company rejected Sony’s ebook Reader application for supposedly selling books outside of the App Store. Of course, this lead many to question the future of other ebook readers such as Amazon’s Kindle, or the Nook application – if Sony’s application didn’t meet … Read More

Steve Wozniak Says White iPhone 4 Coming Soon, Delay Due to Paint Issues

During an appearance on The Engadget Show last night, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak confirmed that the reason for the white iPhone 4 delay is an issue with the paint that causes light to leak into its camera, ruining pictures taken with its LED flash. Wozniak explained that this issue has now been resolved, and that we can expect the device … Read More

AT&T CEO Predicts “Rocky” Time for Carrier Thanks to Verizon iPhone

In a little under two weeks, Verizon will begin selling the new CDMA iPhone 4, and rival carrier AT&T will finally lose the exclusivity it has held on Apple’s device since it launched back in 2007. Of course, this was never going to be great news for AT&T, and during a conference call with analysts on Thursday, the company’s CEO … Read More

China Mobile Chairman Says Apple is Working on LTE iPhone

Wang Jianzhou, the chairman of China Mobile, declared recently that a future 4G iPhone will support LTE chipsets for a faster wireless network. Speaking at the Davos Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wang said: Apple has made it clear they will support TD-LTE. We hope that when they develop the next-generation models, since Apple can create CDMA, they can also … Read More

Pixelmator Developer Earns $1 Million in 20 Days [Mac App Store]

Pixelmator for Mac is a photo editing application that’s been described as a fantastic alternative to Adobe’s pricey Photoshop application. Selling for just $30, Pixelmator was among the first application to launch with Apple’s Mac App Store when it opened for business earlier this month, and in just 20 days, the application has generated a whopping $1 million in sales. … Read More

Apple’s App Store Is Now on Twitter, Promises Exclusive Offers

If you didn’t already have enough tweets filling up your Twitter feed, here’s a new twitter we think you may be interested in following: Apple’s App Store now has an official Twitter account, and in its bio it promises to provide details on featured apps, exclusive offers, and more. The @AppStore account currently has around 23,000 followers (at the time … Read More

Verizon to Give Up To $200 To Recent Android Buyers Moving to iPhone 4

A promotion for the launch of the Verizon iPhone 4 will see the carrier hand out Visa debit cards loaded with up to $200 to customers who have recently purchased an Android device and are looking to make the switch to iOS. Those that bought a phone between November 26th and January 10th are entitled to the Visa cards when … Read More

Details Regarding Apple’s New A5 Chip for Upcoming iPhone 5 and iPad 2 Emerge

If you haven’t already heard, it seems Apple are working hard on a new custom processor for its upcoming iPhone 5 and iPad 2 devices. The A4 successor is rumored to be dual-core with faster graphics, capable of supporting a higher resolution on the company’s successful tablet device, and potentially 1080p HD support for iOS devices. The current A4 chip, … Read More

South Korean Director Shoots Movie on iPhone 4

One of South Korea’s best-known movie directors, Park Chan-Wong, recently made a movie shot entirely on the iPhone 4 as part of a promotion for Korea’s exclusive iPhone carrier, Korea Telecom. The 30-minute film is a fantasy-horror called ‘Paranmanjang’, Korean for ‘Ups and Downs’. Park, who is famous for the movies ‘Oldboy’ and ‘Mother’, used $130,000 to make the film, … Read More

Technical Planning That Brought iPhone 4 to Verizon Took 6-9 Months

iPhone 4 Verizon

In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Verizon Communications President Lowell McAdam explained how the technical planning needed to bring the iPhone 4 to Verizon took six or nine months, while the commercial planning took just one day. McAdam told Bloomberg, “We worked probably six or nine months on the technical side of this and saw we could make this work. … Read More