iOS 5 To Bring High Quality YouTube Video Playback

We’re still seeing some of the 200 new features of iOS 5 being discovered now the first beta is in the hands of developers, and one such feature could be improved video quality from YouTube videos, according to iDB. Discovered by iDevice hackers @Chronic and @Sonny Dickson via internal iOS 5 settings, the new setting will enable high quality video playback through the … Read More

Student Sells Kidney To Pay For iPad 2

It’s a crazy, crazy world we live in, so we’re not at all surprised to report that a Chinese teenager has sold one of his kidneys in order to fund the purchase of – and we’re not kidding you here – an iPad 2.

Apple Sues WhiteiPhone4Now.com’s Fei Lam Over White iPhone 4 Conversion Kits

Cast your minds back to November of last year if you will. The year was nearing its end, the weather was cold and wet and the white iPhone 4 was still refusing to put in an appearance. It was this distinct lack of whiteness that caused more than a few enterprising individuals to start online business selling kits for converting plain old black iPhone 4s into the shiny new white ones we all lusted after. One such individual was Fei Lam from New York. The problem was Apple wasn’t so keen.

Google Beats Apple To NFC Payments With ‘Google Wallet’

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With all the buzz being that Apple will bring NFC to the iPhone during its next, inevitable revision we all pondered what a world would be like where we all paid for things just by waving our smartphones at a terminal. That future could well be a reality, but it’s not Apple that will be the first to market but rather its new arch rival – Google.

Spotify To Finally Get An iPad App?

Spotify is one of Europe’s best kept secrets. Currently unavailable to the throngs of US based would-be users, Spotify is an online music streaming service complete with native applications for Mac and PC as well as mobile devices running iOS or Android. A Windows Phone 7 version of the Spotify client is also in the works.

Apple, Square About To Announce A New Partnership?

Former Twitter co-founder and all-round nice guy Jack Dorsey’s latest company could be on the verge of announcing an exciting new partnership if we’re reading one of his Instagram postings correctly.

AT&T Drops Below Almost Everyone In Customer Satisfaction Survey

Yes yes, it is indeed true. We didn’t believe it at first either, but apparently AT&T have actually managed to get worse according to the Customer Satisfaction Index from the Associated Press. With AT&T now falling below fellow strugglers Sprint, the company joins T-Mobile at the bottom of the rankings. Not great news for those hoping the impending AT&T purchase of T-Mobile will … Read More

Instapaper Be Warned – Mac OS X Lion Reading List Syncs With Mobile Safari

Apple recently released a new developer preview of its new version of Mac OS X which brings the operating system up to version number 10.7 – Lion. Along with plenty of new bells and whistles, Lion’s version of Safari features a new Reading List – a feature that allows users to save webpages for reading later, ala Instapaper.

Kalimat Review – A Fun Alternative To Scrabble

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Rating: Word games are a genre that’s been around for longer than most. With board games like Scrabble being popular for decades and their digital counterparts experiencing someone of a resurgence of late it’s a category in which it’s difficult for a new app to differentiate itself. Kalimat for iPhone not only manages to stand out in the crowd but … Read More