Apple Holding ‘Secret’ Conference for Select iOS Developers?

Apple, creators of all things ‘i’ are hosting a super top-secret get-together for select iOS developers at its Cupertino headquarters next week, Business Insider reports. It’s not the first time Apple has invited developers onto its campus – last year a series of ‘iPhone Tech Talks’ around the globe and this looks to be a similar gathering, though obviously a … Read More

Oliver HaslamApple Holding ‘Secret’ Conference for Select iOS Developers?

Sony PSP phone – Specs and Photos [PlayStation]

Sony PSP Phone

The PSP Phone took one step closer to reality recently when Engadget posted photos of what appears to be an early prototype of a Sony Ericsson handset featuring PSP-style controls. Rumors of a PSP branded phone have been around for a while, and given these new photos it looks like most of them were true. Key hardware specs are fairly … Read More

Oliver HaslamSony PSP phone – Specs and Photos [PlayStation]

iPad to retain its mute switch, drops rotation lock [iOS 4.2]

Hoping the iPad will get its rotation lock back? Don’t hold your breath according to Steve Jobs. Those with long memories will remember way back in the time before iPad, that the initial announcement showed hardware that included a handy-dandy mute switch ala iPhone. Fast forward to the iPad launch and this switch magically transformed into a rotation lock. It … Read More

Oliver HaslamiPad to retain its mute switch, drops rotation lock [iOS 4.2]

Palm Pre 2 and webOS 2.0 announced

Palm Pre 2 webOS 2.0

One of the down sides to announcing a new handset and OS revision the day before a major Apple announcement is it tends to get forgotten in all the shiny goodness from Cupertino. As if to prove that point, Palm (or HP, depending on how you look at it) told the world it can expect an update to webOS and … Read More

Oliver HaslamPalm Pre 2 and webOS 2.0 announced

EA and Gameloft iPhone Games on Sale, but be quick!

Like games? Of course you do. Like discounts? Who doesn’t?  How about 7 top iPhone games discounted to crazy-low prices? For a limited time, both Electronic Arts and Gameloft, two of the most prolific developers on the App Store have dropped the prices on some of their best-selling titles – but be quick, the sale won’t last forever. The 7 … Read More

Oliver HaslamEA and Gameloft iPhone Games on Sale, but be quick!

BlackBerry PlayBook 64GB model and 5,300mAh battery confirmed

blackberry playbook specs

RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie gave in some more details on the smartphone giant’s upcoming tablet at Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (or GITEX) this week, and one in particular caught everyone’s eye. Ever since RIM announced it was entering into the tablet market (is it really a market when there’s only one real device out there?) the lack of any mention … Read More

Oliver HaslamBlackBerry PlayBook 64GB model and 5,300mAh battery confirmed

7-inch Tablets Will Be ‘Dead On Arrival’ Apple Not Working on Smaller iPad

During yesterday’s Q4 earnings call, Steve Jobs didn’t hold back when commenting on Google, Android and RIM. Another subject to feel the wrath of Jobs was the iPad’s competition – namely the current crop of 7″ tablets being announced and released. Jobs’ verdict? They’re just too small. But Apple’s talismanic CEO and co-founder didn’t stop there. Jobs claims that upcoming … Read More

Oliver Haslam7-inch Tablets Will Be ‘Dead On Arrival’ Apple Not Working on Smaller iPad

Atomic Tom performs live on their iPhones

PR’s a wonderful thing, especially if you’re a local band wanting some free publicity. What’s the best way to get free publicity? Well, getting half the world’s top tech blogs to post about you works, and that’s what Atomic Tom managed to do with a supposedly impromptu performance aboard a New York train. The tech angle? How about the whole … Read More

Oliver HaslamAtomic Tom performs live on their iPhones

Greenpois0n Jailbreak tool for Mac Now Available

Use a Mac? Want to get your iOS jailbreak on but don’t want to use Limera1n for whatever reason? Fear not, Greenpois0n for Mac just landed over at greenpois0n.com! The website’s currently experiencing a fair amount of traffic so keep hitting those refresh buttons if you have any problems downloading, but it will work. To recap, Greenpois0n can be used to … Read More

Oliver HaslamGreenpois0n Jailbreak tool for Mac Now Available

Untethered Jailbreak for all future A4 firmwares : MuscleNerd

It’s been a good week for all iOS jailbreak fans, with the release of both Limera1n and Greenpois0n in a matter of days. Today, the Dev Team member MuscleNerd commented that the jailbreaks for future versions of iOS are going to keep on coming! A tweet from the aforementioned MuscleNerd claims that the jailbreak kings may have discovered a way … Read More

Oliver HaslamUntethered Jailbreak for all future A4 firmwares : MuscleNerd

Free iPods for Chile’s rescued miners

We’ve all been mesmerized by pictures of Chile’s miners being pulled from their collapsed mine over the last 24 hours, but if freedom wasn’t enough reason to be happy, here’s a bonus – a free iPod! As bizarre as it may sound, AppAdvice is reporting via LeFigaro that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is going to give all 33 miners a free … Read More

Oliver HaslamFree iPods for Chile’s rescued miners

Cut the Rope sells 1 Million copies in just 10 days

Prolific iOS publisher Chillingo today announced that their latest smash hit game, puzzler Cut the Rope, has hit the 1,000,000 sales mark. Not remarkable enough for you? How about this: that million mark was reached in just 10 days! Created by developer ZeptoLab, Cut the Rope is a delightful little physics based puzzle game and is available for both iPhone … Read More

Oliver HaslamCut the Rope sells 1 Million copies in just 10 days

Greenpois0n jailbreak tool for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad Now Available

It felt like the whole jailbreak scene is more like a bad Hollywood movie, but today it’s all about the hacking again – Chronic Dev Team has finally released Greenpois0n. The release came via team member Joshua Hill on good ol’ Twitter today and comes a couple of days after their intended release date of 10/10/10. As you probably remember, … Read More

Oliver HaslamGreenpois0n jailbreak tool for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad Now Available

Apple releases iOS 4.2 Beta 3

iOS 4-2 Beta 3

The latest iOS 4.2 beta, version 3, is now available for download on the Developer Portal. No information on what’s new as yet, but we’ll be updating this post once we know more. Hopefully this release will add the full AirPlay functionality we’ve been waiting for – current betas only allow audio streaming with video promised for the final release. … Read More

Oliver HaslamApple releases iOS 4.2 Beta 3

Apple goes after Meizu for M8 design

Meizo

Apple has asked Chinese mobile phone making company Meizo to cease manufacturing its M8 Mobile Phone, and to also stop selling their current inventory. The only good news? Meizume is reporting the local Zhuhai government is supporting Meizu. Meizu CEO Jack Wong reported via a forum post that Apple has forced his company to give its M8 handset to boot due … Read More

Oliver HaslamApple goes after Meizu for M8 design