Analysts : Apple (AAPL) Could Sell 100M iPhones and 48M iPads Next Year

AAPL is on the upward move again it is currently nudging gently at the $310 per share barrier. And it’s probably off the back of very positive predictions from market analysts Wedge Partners, who have had mixed results with predictions in the past. If these predictions come true then Apple’s sales will increase 100 percent year over year in 2011 … Read More

Stephen NorthcottAnalysts : Apple (AAPL) Could Sell 100M iPhones and 48M iPads Next Year

iPad iOS 4.2 Games Being Approved for the App Store

9to5 Mac are reporting that some games for the iPad which support Game Center on iOS 4.2 are already being approved for the App Store. First out of the gate was “Big Bad Sodoku Book” (View in iTunes). We reported yesterday that Apple has already asked all developers to submit apps for the upcoming release of iOS 4.2, which unifies … Read More

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Apple Releases iOS 4.2 Gold Master To Developers

Apple has sent out an email to all registered iOS developers asking them to download iOS 4.2 Gold Master from the Apple Developer Center, test and submit apps from today that will take advantage of its swanky new features. Apple has already told us that iOS 4.2 will ship for the iPhone 4, iPod Touch and iPad in November. And the … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Releases iOS 4.2 Gold Master To Developers

iPhone 5 to use NFC to Function as Mac User Account Key?

iPhone 5 NFC

Cult of Mac have picked up on an interesting tidbit about a possible second use for the NFC capabilities expected to be included in the iPhone 5. And that would be an ability to function as a virtual key to your Mac user account, so that you can hijack any Mac and make it behave just like your Mac at … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPhone 5 to use NFC to Function as Mac User Account Key?

Dreaded iOS DayLight Saving Bug Hits Europe

Depending on the part of the world you live in your clocks may or may not change at certain times of the year to reflect the movement in daylight hours at key points in the season. Many countries are debating if this system is still really required in todays culture. But have a heart for school kids who would have … Read More

Stephen NorthcottDreaded iOS DayLight Saving Bug Hits Europe

iPad Update Coming Before Christmas?

iPad Update Coming Before Christmas

Are we going to see an iPad bump before Christmas? I think so. You can call it an iPad 1.5 if you like. As the real iPad 2 will come later in 2011. Here is why I think this is so… iOS “unification” is set to happen in November. What that means is that all of our iOS Devices will … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPad Update Coming Before Christmas?

VMWare Remote Desktop Demo for iPad

VMWare, who compete with Parallels in the Virtual Machine marketplace, and produce software which allows you to run Windows, Linux and other operating systems as virtual machines inside various flavors of other desktop OS, have demoed an early Alpha version of their Remote Desktop app for the iPad. Parallels already have an iPad Remote Desktop app. VMWare’s competing piece of … Read More

Stephen NorthcottVMWare Remote Desktop Demo for iPad

Apple (AAPL) Counter-Sues Motorola Over Multi-Touch

Motorola and Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) have been in discussion for some time about mutual licensing agreements intended to prevent potential patent lawsuits between the two companies over mobile technology IP. Unfortunately sometime this month those informal chats broke down, and in a “preemptive” defensive move (if there is such a thing) Motorola filed suit against Apple to protect itself from being hit … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple (AAPL) Counter-Sues Motorola Over Multi-Touch

Microsoft (MSFT) Office Coming to the iPad?

Raven Zachary apparently tweeted today that Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) had an iPad “Group” of some sort. This was based on a conversation overheard between two Microsoft employees in a coffee shop! There is some speculation that this tweet is proof that Microsoft is working on Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad competitor. And the iPad “Group” is to make strategies for that product, based on iPad … Read More

Stephen NorthcottMicrosoft (MSFT) Office Coming to the iPad?

Apple’s Second Generation iPad To Sport Two Cameras

Apple iPad

With Apple’s Facetime strategy very obviously being to put their video calling service on every device they manufacture it is something of a no-brainer that the next generation iPad would at least have a front facing camera. But AppleInsider have obtained information that claims that a company called OmniVision will supply both front and rear facing cameras for Apple’s new … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple’s Second Generation iPad To Sport Two Cameras

iDOS Pulled From App Store After One Hour

One App Store Approval Gnome is certainly sitting in the naughty corner at Apple today, most probably with a dunces hat on! For some bizarre reason they approved an app called “iDOS”, which is a fully working DOS based PC emulator for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. iDOS allows you to run DOS games and applications, and even install … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiDOS Pulled From App Store After One Hour

White iPhone 4 Silently Cancelled?

iPhone 4 White Photo Gallery

I know I appear to have a White iPhone 4 obsession. But really I am actually very happily married to my black iPhone 4, and these stories just keep on arriving on my desk, while other members of the Touch Reviews team hide in the corner and snigger! Yesterday we reported that the White iPhone 4 will probably not show … Read More

Stephen NorthcottWhite iPhone 4 Silently Cancelled?

White iPhone 4 to be Available this Christmas?

Look, please don’t shoot the messenger, they made me write this news piece! In fact we drew straws, and I lost! Yes, the White iPhone 4 rumours are surfacing again. This time the blame lies squarely at Apple’s door in our opinion. Apple updated their Apple Store iPhone app today, and in the “Reserve Products” section that crafty White iPhone … Read More

Stephen NorthcottWhite iPhone 4 to be Available this Christmas?

Apple Offers Free iPad Engraving

Apple iPad engraving

With holiday season fast approaching Apple is gearing up for you to engrave a message on an iPad you buy for a loved one, or simply want to mark as yours and no-one else’s! I’ve actually had an iPod engraved with the name of a software project that that device was used exclusively for developing. Sort of a personal memento … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Offers Free iPad Engraving

VLC Media Player now available for iPhone and iPod touch

VLC Media Player iPhone

VLC has been around for the iPad for a while now. Today it was updated so that it would also work with the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and recent iPod Touches. There have been a few other updates to the app which include being able to delete videos from within the app, more extension compatibilities and faster media decoding which … Read More

Stephen NorthcottVLC Media Player now available for iPhone and iPod touch