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

Apple Begins Widespread Testing of iOS 5

Apple’s next major software release, iOS 5, is expected to be unveiled during WWDC 2011 and according to a new report Apple has begun widespread testing of the upcoming release. 9to5 Mac notes that they have been receiving tips from various developers who have reported that their apps are now being tested with iOS 5. Apple is known to support … Read More

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) to Acquire Firemint

EA has been busy acquiring iPhone game developers and publishers to strengthen its presence in the mobile space. They recently acquired Chillingo one of the most successful game publishers on the App Store and today Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) announced an agreement to acquire Firemint. Firemint, Australia based iOS developers, have produced some of the most successful titles on the … Read More

Apple To Address Location Tracking Issue in iOS 4.3.3

We recently reported that researchers uncovered that Apple’s iOS stores location data with time and date stamps locally on the device and also stores it as a backup on the computer. The data uncovered revealed than it had entries ranging more than a year and was obviously a major reason of concern for many users as it conveyed that Apple … Read More

Terra for iPad Brings Tabbed Browsing To Apple’s Tablet

Apple’s Safari browser for iPad hasn’t seen any major changes in UI since iOS 3.x. The browser is very fast, intuitive but lacks in some key features. One of the major drawbacks of Safari is that it does not support tabbed browsing. The App Store offers some great alternatives to safari and now Terra for iPad 2 is here to … Read More

Apple Store India Updating Catalogue Adding iPad 2?

Apple Store India Down iPad 2

UPDATE: The store is now up and updated with iPad 2 pricing: iPad 2 WiFi model: 16 GB Rs. 29,500, 32 GB Rs. 34,500 64 GB Rs. 39,500 iPad 2 WiFi+3G model: 16 GB Rs. 36,900 32 GB Rs. 41,900 64 GB Rs. 46,900 We recently reported that Apple will be bringing the iPad 2 to India on April 29 … Read More

White iPhone 4 To Finally Go On Sale Tomorrow

White iPhone 4

Apple on Wednesday announced that white iPhone 4 will go on sale in US (and 27 other countries) on April 28. The original iPhone 4 was made available last year in June and even though Steve Jobs said that it would come in two colors the white model never hit the store shelves. After almost 10 months of its release … Read More

Apple iPad 2 Coming to India on 29 April

Apple iPad 2 India launch April 29

Apple just sent out email notification to everyone who signed up to be notified about iPad 2 launch in India and the official release date has been finally announced. iPad 2 will be available in India on 29 April. The original iPad was released in India in January and now the second gen tablet is being introduced just after 1 … Read More

White iPhone 4 To Be Officially Available On Wednesday?

white iphone 4 vodafone

The rumor mill has been busy predicting the release of Apple’s white iPhone 4 for the last few months. The white iPhone has already gained the status of a mythical device as even after repeated reassurances from Apple one was not sure if the phone will be available or not. According to various reports in the past it was widely … Read More

Photosynth for iPhone and iPad 2 Capture and Share Panoramas

Photosynth Panorama Photo iPhone

If you enjoy taking panoramic photographs then Photosynth for iPhone and iPad 2 from Microsoft is a great app for you to checkout. It not only allows you to capture panoramas but also share them on Facebook, Photosynth.net, and Bing Maps. The user interface is fairly simple. To create a new panorama you just take photos in proper sequence by … Read More

‘Sony Tablet’ (S1 and S2) With Android 3.0 Unveiled

Sony Tablet S1 S2

According to Apple 2011 is the year of iPad 2 but some tech pundits are calling it the year of ‘iPad 2 Clone’ as every company wants to jump in and capture the tablet market share. Today Sony unveiled their tablets running Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) called S1 and S2.  The tablets are expected to be available starting from fall 2011 onwards. … Read More

WSJ: ‘iPhone Stored Location in Test Even if Disabled’

In a recent report security researchers Alasdair Allan and Pete Warden revealed that a file in iPhone’s backup history contains location data with date and time stamps. This immediately raised concern among users as this information is locally stored on the device and could be used by anyone who has access to the device or the computer which has the … Read More

Apple’s iPad 2 Coming To India Next Week?

During Q2 2011 financial earnings call Tim Cook revealed Apple’s plan to ship “iPad 2 to additional 13 countries next week.” And this lead many to believe that India would finally make it to Apple’s list of 13 countries. Apple launched the first gen iPad in India in January almost 10 months after the release in the U.S which forced many … Read More

Glasses-Free 3-D Display Using Head Tracking App for iPad 2 Coming Soon

Head Tracking App for iPad 2 Glasses Free 3-D Display

Researchers and developers have been working on ways to offer 3-D images and videos without having to use any special glasses. And now it seems that they are certainly getting closer to their goal as a recent demonstration by researchers at France’s Engineering Human-Computer Interaction Research Group shows how ‘head tracking’ can enable 3-D display on Apple’s iPad 2. The … Read More