Steve Jobs Promises iOS 4 Speed Fix for iPhone 3G Soon

Many iPhone 3G users have been complaining of speed issues running iOS 4 on what is now the oldest iPhone model that Apple sells. But in reality, apart from some loss of graphics performance, the horsepower under the iPhone 3G’s hood should really be able to cope with what iOS 4 throws at it. Especially as Apple’s 4th iteration of … Read More

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Apple App Store Director Sells Fart, Wee & Poop Apps

Brian X. Chen over at Wired has done another piece of excellent snooping and followed a trail of evidence to uncover some awkward truths about Apple’s own director of applications technology, Philip Shoemaker. Shoemaker has a whole host of iPhone Apps that he sells under his company name Gray Noodle LLC. Included in his “portfolio” of work are not the … Read More

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7 inch Apple iPad Rumors Persist

A rumor has been running around for a while now about a 7 inch iPad coming from Apple. The rumor mostly originated from one place. Digitimes. And subsequently it rambled its way around the web through various blogs and tech sites. Today, Taiwan’s Economic Daily News is reporting the same thing, and suggesting a launch for the iPad 7″ prior to … Read More

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Verizon iPhone and New iPad Hints found in iOS 4 SDK

apple field test devices

Boy Genius Report have had an interesting tip from a source. An enterprising developer, or hacker, has found references to two new iOS devices from Apple. In a code snippet found in iOS is a hack to allow these devices to be activated without going through iTunes. Something that may be of use for field testing of preproduction devices. Based … Read More

Stephen NorthcottVerizon iPhone and New iPad Hints found in iOS 4 SDK

Apple (AAPL) Moves iWallet Plans Forward

Near Field Communications (NFC) allows the transmission of data between devices over short ranges. It is perfect for consumer financial and data transitions. And Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) very obviously intend that this kind of transaction will be able to be carried out from our iPhones in future. One of NFC’s leading lights, Benjamin Vigler, recently moved to Apple where his job title, … Read More

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Osmos for iPhone : Serious Zen fun

Osmos

Osmos for iPhone Rating: Osmos has received a wealth of critical acclaim, and has been around for a while on desktop computers. I actually only heard of it myself though when it hit the iPad. Osmos could very easily be pigeon holed with the likes of the Playstion 3 game, flOw. But whilst that is partially true, Osmos also brings a … Read More

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Rage on the iPhone 4: Serious Eye Candy

Gaming circles were buzzing yesterday after a sneak peek at id Software’s “id Tech 5″ engine running “Rage” on an iPhone 4. At 60 fps no less! What was so impressive about the demo was that it really does resemble some of the high quality Playstation 2 titles that we were seeing at the very end of that consoles mainstream … Read More

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Apple in Patent suit over iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch Functionality

Every few weeks a Patent troll will pop up and go after large technology companies with dubious patent claims in what is generally seen as a cash grab. This week is no exception. VirnetX has filed a patent infringement suit against several companies, including Apple. The specific patents that VirnetX claims have been infringed are specifically associated with all of … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple in Patent suit over iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch Functionality

Dunk for iPhone : A Super Stylish Dribbble Feed Viewer

Dunk for iPhone

Dunk for iPhone Rating: Dribbble is a “show and tell” web site for designers and other creative types. The idea behind it being that you share sneak peaks of your current projects. Your peers will then give you feedback on your work, and you can respond in kind. Being invitation only Dribbble is chock full of arty people who want to … Read More

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iPod Touch fourth gen (4G) with Retina Display and Two Cameras

In a piece on the Dell Streak John Gruber mentioned Apple’s upcoming fourth gen iPod Touch. A lot of web blogs are making a big thing of what seemed to be a throw away comment on his blog saying: ..if you wait a few weeks to buy the Touch, you’ll get one with a Retina Display and dual cameras. Whether he … Read More

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White iPhone 4 not available until next year [Orange UK]

UK mobile network Orange is emailing its UK customers to let them know that the white iPhone 4 will not be available until next year. Here is the message they sent out… We wanted to let you know that there won’t be any white iPhone 4’s in the UK until the end of the year. If you’re happy to wait … Read More

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Second Gen iPad to feature Gyroscope?

iPad Teardown Reveals Gyroscope Part of Original Design In an interesting piece in EE Times they relate that when UBM Insights completed their teardown of the iPad they found an unpopulated area on the PCB next to the accelerometer which would fit a similar design of gyroscope to that found in the iPhone 4. They even went so far as … Read More

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Second Generation iPad in January. Smaller and Faster? [Rumor]

It is fairly obvious, if you stop and think for a moment, that Apple will have an update to the Apple A4 ready for future iPad and iPhone 4. One of the main reasons they need to do this is that as they increase screen size on these devices with Retina Display, they need more powerful GPUs to fill those … Read More

Stephen NorthcottSecond Generation iPad in January. Smaller and Faster? [Rumor]

New Apple TV Details. Running iOS, AMD CPU / GPU? [Rumors]

This last rumor from Taipei today is about the innards of the new Apple TV. As per other sources the updated Apple TV is reported as running iOS, having a similar UI and Operating System look and feel as the iPhone, and having no Hard Drive. The more interesting tidbit that has leaked out today though is that Apple may … Read More

Stephen NorthcottNew Apple TV Details. Running iOS, AMD CPU / GPU? [Rumors]