Foxconn Factory Fire Could Impact iPad 2 Production

One of Foxconn’s manufacturing plant located in Chengdu, China caught fire due to an explosion on Friday. According to MIC Gadget the explosion happened in the “operating room” and this particular building is reportedly part of iPad 2 assembly line. Apple Inc. responded to All Things Digital’s request for a comment on the situation and issued a statement: We are … Read More

Apple’s iPhone 5 / 4S Will Be ‘World Phone’ – Verizon CFO

Apple’s Verizon iPhone 4 and iPad 2 features Qualcomm MDM6600 chip which is capable of supporting both GSM and CDMA technology. This has lead to speculation and discussion about Apple’s next gen smartphone (iPhone 5 / 4S) being a ‘world phone’. Verizon Wireless’ CFO Fran Shammo during an investor conference call last month noted that the fifth gen iPhone will … Read More

Printer Pro 1.5 Improves Printing from iPhone and iPad [Promo Code Giveaway]

Printer Pro for iPhone

Readdle the developers behind the hugely popular document management app called ReaddleDocs recently released a major update for Printer Pro. The app allows you to print attachments, annotate documents, web pages, photos and other types of content you usually access from your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. AirPrint from Apple is a great feature which enables you to print from your … Read More

Infinity Blade: Arena Free Update Adds Multiplayer Coming This Thursday

Infinity Blade Arena

ChAIR Entertainment on Tuesday announced that their “award winning iOS game” Infinity Blade will receive a major content update. Infinity Blade: Arena will include all new game play modes and will also enable the highly anticipated multiplayer mode. The update will be free and available this Thursday. New content includes the all new “Arena” where you can assume the role … Read More

Apple’s iPhone Stays Strong Even As Smartphone Shipments Dip

Smartphone shipments took a dip in the first quarter for the first time in a couple of years as manufacturers shipped 97.2 million phones in Q1, down 1.5% when compared with Q4. According to IHS iSuppli who published these figures shipments for electronic goods generally slow down after the holiday season but the dip in smartphone industry is atypical. In … Read More

Apple Explains Location Tracking At Senate Hearing

Findings reported by security researchers and WSJ regarding Apple’s devices tracking users location data lead to Senator Al Franken (D-MN) calling upon Apple to participate in a hearing with the Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law in order to discuss consumer privacy. The hearing, as scheduled, took place earlier today and Apple’s VP of software technology, Guy L. … Read More

App Store To Retain Major Market Share of Paid Apps Despite Android Growth

apps store revenues

Google’s Android is increasingly becoming popular as most handset manufacturers are adopting the Android platform. We recently reported that Google’s Android Market is expected to surpass the number of apps available in Apple’s App Store to become the largest store for mobile apps. But, does more apps mean more revenue? According to a new report by IHS Screen Digest, the … Read More

iOS 5 To Enable Over-the-Air Updates for Verizon iPhone?

Apple iPhone OTA Updates

Apple’s next major software update for iOS devices, iOS 5, could deliver over-the-air updates for Verizon iPhone according to a new rumor. 9to5 Mac recently claimed that multiple sources have confirmed that Apple has been in talks with Verizon since early this year to enable iPhone 4 users to receive OTA updates. This move would obviously eliminate the need to … Read More

White iPhone 4 Not Thicker Than Black Model [Consumer Reports]

White iPhone 4 Thickness Test

Since the launch of iPhone 4 last year Apple’s fourth gen smartphone has been a subject of controversy. Last year the final design was leaked weeks ahead of the official announcement, reports of the phone suffering from antennagate were widely reported and then the white iPhone 4 model was delayed as the company faced manufacturing issues. Now, when Apple finally … Read More

Android Market to Overtake Apple’s App Store in August?

Android Market Insights

According to a new report published by Research2guidance Android Market share in the number of apps available on a mobile platform will overtake Apple’s App Store in August 2011. Even though the Android Market was slow in getting developers attention initially, it is now showing accelerated growth and could become greater than Apple’s App Store. The report notes that in … Read More

Mac OS X Lion To Be Made Available for Download via Mac App Store?

Apple is expected to release Mac OS X Lion during WWDC which is scheduled to begin on June 06, 2011. According to a new report published by AppleInsider Apple is expected to make the latest version of Mac OS X available for download via Mac App Store. According to people familiar with the matter Mac OS X 10.7 Lion will … Read More

Apple’s iPad 3 to Feature 3D Display?

Apple’s iPad 2 has witnessed a very successful launch and the Cupertino based company continues to struggle to meet existing demand worldwide. However, we can be sure about the fact that Jobs and his team are already preparing to put final touches to the design and features of iPad 3! The rumour mill is already speculating that Apple’s third gen … Read More

‘Spider Jack’ for iPhone 4 Now Available on The App Store

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Chillingo’s Clickgamer has just released a new game on the App Store called ‘Spider Jack.’ Their latest casual game bears a striking resemblance to the hugely popular game Cut The Rope. The object of the game is to help spider jack catch insects to fill its appetite while collecting all the stars to achieve a perfect score. The spider swings … Read More

iOS 4.3.3 Brings Changes To Crowd-Sourced Location Database Cache

iOS 4.3.3

We recently reported that iOS 4.3.3 release was expected soon and Apple on Wednesday released the latest software update which fixes the location tracking bug in iOS devices. Apple was quick to respond to questions concerning location data which was being stores locally on the device and backed up to the computer. The Cupertino based company in its detailed Q&A … Read More

Apple Posts New iPad 2 TV Ad “If You Asked”

Apple on Tuesday posted a new iPad 2 TV ad “If You Asked” on its website. The advertisement describes the user experience as intuitive, inspiring, ground breaking, powerful, the future and magic. But if you asked Apple they would say, “it’s just getting started.” This ad just like all other Apple product advertisements focuses on user experience as opposed to … Read More