Verizon iPhone 4 in January, with updated case (Rumors)

At the moment Apple can barely keep up with the demand for iPhone 4. Their production lines for the new iPhone 4 and the iPad still have a couple of months to go before they are even able to run at full capacity. Apple do have another iPhone factory though. One which is due to come online in early 2011. … Read More

Is iPad Gaming Still Born? What can we hope for in the future?

Apple iPad Keynote Games Launch

The iPad is an unmitigated success. It has grabbed the hearts of consumers and TV personalities alike. Early in its life the likes of Colbert clutched a pre-production model at the Grammy Awards. Consumers in the US and 20 other countries, cannot get enough units of the device. And recently I marvelled at the number of Formula 1 racing drivers … Read More

App Layout : Design Your Dream iPhone App’s User Interface

App Layout

App Layout Rating: App Layout allows anyone to mock up iPhone or iPad User Interface designs on their iPad. You can then save the design as an image and share it with others. Is this something you might be looking for? App Layout has hit the iTunes App Store at a price point which certainly makes it worth investigation. Similar packages … Read More

Apple’s Trick to Hobble Unauthorized iPhone Accessories

When a company wants to make an accessory for your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch they are encouraged by Apple to enroll in the Apple “MFi” (Made For iPod) Program. Obviously the ‘i’, or ‘iPod’ in MFi now covers a multitude of devices. The thinking behind this scheme is that any product you buy with the MFi logo is of a guaranteed … Read More

New iPods, iPhone 5, iPod Shuffle and iPad Mini

iPad Mini

iLounge, which has a reasonable track record when it comes to rumours, is reporting some interesting tidbits about new Apple gear for the end of 2010 / beginning of 2011. New iPod Shuffle: The small Apple touch screen that we reported on last month is set to be part of a relaunched iPod Shuffle – with a touch screen. New … Read More

Apple Quietly Launches the iTunes Cloud.. Kind of…

If you are a member of MobileMe you may have noticed that you can now upload mp3 files to your iDisk and play them from there. Apple updated their MobileMe app in early July, and included in the update was a revision to the MobileMe service which adds the ability to “Play audio from your iDisk while using another app”. … Read More

iPhone 4 ultrasn0w Carrier Unlock Now Available (Jailbreak)

If you have already jailbroken your iPhone 4 but are still waiting to free it from a carrier lock-in in your country then you have to wait no longer. The iPhone Dev Team have just announced on their blog that their ultrasn0w carrier unlock now supports the iPhone4! If you have not jailbroken your iPhone 4 yet then be sure … Read More

Fix for JailbreakMe the iOS 4 PDF Font Security Hole (Jailbreak Required)

The recent Mobile Safari based jailbreak exploit takes advantage of a bug in Apple’s PDF font rendering frameworks to have your iPhone 4, iPad or iPod Touch execute a piece of code. Whilst this is very handy if you want to jailbreak your iPhone with jailbreakme, it actually means that any web site can run anything it wants on any … Read More

Apple iTunes Cloud Service Roll Out To Be Limited At First

Sources that are speaking to cnet news are giving the impression that Apple’s cloud music service, which is supposed to be a marriage of Lala and iTunes, is not any where near ready. And that when it does roll out it may be limited in scope, and more movie centric than music centric. It is very clear that Apple is closely … Read More

Apple (AAPL) Ships More Phones than Motorola For 2nd Quarter Running

motorola vs apple cellphone shipments

For the second quarter in a row Motorola reported shipping less mobile phones than Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL). To give you an idea of how the smart phone industry has been turned on its head since the arrival of Apple, Silicon Alley Insider have produced some great statistics. In Q2 2007, for instance — the quarter when Apple first started selling the iPhone … Read More

Sprint Making a 3G Capable “Peel” Case for the iPod Touch?

iPod touch Peel Sprint

Sprint appears to have submitted design information to the FCC on what certain sites are reporting as the iPod Touch “Peel”, or Sprint “Peel”. The idea is apparently to have a 3G capable cover piggy back on handheld devices, such as the iPod Touch, and enable you to use it as.. well… an iPhone. Some theorise that the name “Peel” … Read More

Apple (AAPL) and Publishers Disagree over iPad Subscriptions

Time Inc. attempted to submit a subscription version of their iPad “Sports Illustrated” app to Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) App Store last week. Only to have it rejected by Apple. Who, for some reason, find the idea of digital magazine subscriptions unattractive to their current business model. Time’s reason for attempting this strategy is apparently because customers are unhappy with the $4.99 price … Read More

“Jailbreaking” Declared Legal in US Today

Every three years the Library of Congress’ Copyright Office reviews a 1998 law which is designed to prevent content from being copied, or used in ways by users that the licensees would not approve of. In other words laws that protect record companies from us, the evil users! One of the ideas behind the review, however, is to allow the … Read More

iPhone 4 Free Bumper Cases Now Shipping

I ordered my free iPhone 4 Bumper on Saturday, using the iPhone 4 case program app we reported on just at the start of the weekend. I ordered mine purely in the interests of journalism, and not because I need one! But don’t tell Apple! This afternoon I got a shipping notification for my Black Apple iPhone 4 Bumper, telling … Read More