Apple responds to NPD’s Android sales figures

Apple responds to NPD’s Android sales figures The Loop got word from an Apple spokesperson today in regards to sales figures released by NPD yesterday on US smart phone sales for the first quarter of 2010. Natalie Harison had this to say to The Loop : This is a very limited report on 150,000 US consumers responding to an online … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple responds to NPD’s Android sales figures

Apple set to earn $40 Million from ‘iWork’ for iPad

Some impressive figures for sales of iWork (Keynote, Pages, Numbers) on the Apple (AAPL) iPad are being estimated by Business Insider. From their discussions with top grossing iPad developers, and some obsessive watching of the App Store placings of the three apps that make up the iWork suite (Pages, Numbers and Keynote). Business Insider has managed to work out some … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple set to earn $40 Million from ‘iWork’ for iPad

Android outsells Apple’s iPhone in the US (NPD Survey)

According to NPD Group Google’s (GOOG) Android outsells Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone and has grabbed the number two spot in the US for mobile phone sales. The operative word being sales. The figures they quote are based on sales data from more than 150,000 completed online consumer research surveys from each month for 2010 so far. According to NPD these surveys represent the … Read More

Stephen NorthcottAndroid outsells Apple’s iPhone in the US (NPD Survey)

Magic Mouse Working with Apple iPad (Jailbreak Required)

This is one of those cool hacks that makes me very tempted to jailbreak my Apple iPad. The website Redmond Pie is showing a video of an iPad hack which has a fully functional link up with a Magic Mouse. The hack even gives you a mouse pointer on the screen! With this mod, and a bluetooth keyboard and mouse … Read More

Stephen NorthcottMagic Mouse Working with Apple iPad (Jailbreak Required)

Steve Jobs on iPad Printing: “It Will Come.”

Steve Jobs must be lacking for things to do at Apple these days. Or perhaps he just loves his iPhone (4G/HD?) and his iPad so much he can’t get enough of emailing from them. According to MacRumours, shortly after sending snarky emails to customers complaining about iPad pricing outside the US, he’s been at it again. This time in answer … Read More

Stephen NorthcottSteve Jobs on iPad Printing: “It Will Come.”

Apple iPhone 4G / HD Bezel Obtained? (Video)

SmartPhone Medic had claimed to get their hands on the new iPhone 4G screen and digitiser a while back. And since then we’ve heard little from them about that. But today they are claiming to have the bezel which holds the iPhone 4G / HD together. What we have here is the assembly of the new iPhone 4G LCD and … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple iPhone 4G / HD Bezel Obtained? (Video)

Apple developing Flash replacement called ‘Gianduia’

Gianduia is being touted as Apple’s (AAPL) replacement for Flash. When you consider that Flash is an application abstraction layer beneath which you can run games and videos, with a user interface and some GUI controls over the top, then perhaps it is. But it’s also quite a bit more. In actual fact Apple’s ‘Gianduia’ has been around for quite … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple developing Flash replacement called ‘Gianduia’

Nintendo President: Apple is the “enemy of the future”

Apple Vs Nintendo In a week of revenue declines, and mixed messages from Nintendo (NTDOY.PK), finally some truthful comments concerning Apple seem to have emerged from the gaming company’s home land. Earlier in the week the President of Nintendo America waxed lyrical about promising sales figures, breaking records and the fact that the iPad was no threat to the Nintendo DS. In … Read More

Stephen NorthcottNintendo President: Apple is the “enemy of the future”

Apple confirms iPad in 9 more countries

Apple confirms iPad in 9 more countries and ups price significantly Apple has confirmed the iPad roll out in 9 more countries. The iPad will be available in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the UK on Friday, May 28. Pre-orders will start on May 10th. Apple have also announced that the iPad will be available in … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple confirms iPad in 9 more countries

iPhone OS 4 suggests iPhone4G will support 720p HD recording

The third BETA of Apple iPhone OS 4 has indeed yielded some more details of features we expect to see in the final release of the OS. AppleInsider are reporting that the SDK gives developers access to API calls for capturing video in 720p format. That is in a resolution of 1280×720 pixels, as opposed to the current iPhone’s capturing … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPhone OS 4 suggests iPhone4G will support 720p HD recording

Distimo Report: iPad App Prices Slightly Higher

One of the common exasperated calls of the more experienced independent app developers for Apple’s iPhone or iPad is for everyone to please try and price apps at a more realistic level than 99 cents. Unfortunately in the last couple of years developers seem to have been in what has been called a “race to the bottom” in their app … Read More

Stephen NorthcottDistimo Report: iPad App Prices Slightly Higher

More details about Apple’s ‘iWallet’ plans emerge

We reported last month about some of Apple’s (AAPL) plans to turn the iPhone into your day to day device for financial transactions. In effect making it an “iWallet”. We also theorised that their purchase of Siri would allow them to integrate purchases into a new kind of search engine as part of the iPhones OS. Plans and Patents that Apple … Read More

Stephen NorthcottMore details about Apple’s ‘iWallet’ plans emerge

Apple releases iPhone OS 4 SDK BETA 3 for developers

9to5Mac are reporting that Apple has released the third iPhone OS 4 SDK BETA and is available to developers in the iPhone Developer Center. The previous Beta caused some problems for developers with camera functionality and file handling. Hopes are high that not only will those issues be fixed, but perhaps developers might get to peek at some new features … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple releases iPhone OS 4 SDK BETA 3 for developers

Apple Antitrust Investigation Update

Yesterday we reported a rumor from The New York Post that Apple (AAPL) may be facing an antitrust probe from the FTC or DOJ. Today a few other sources have weighed in on this issue with differing views. Whilst there has still been no comment from either Apple or any government office on this subject, some journalists and industry insiders are … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Antitrust Investigation Update

Rumor: Apple May Face Antitrust Inquiry

The New York Post has kicked off a rumor that Apple (AAPL) is days away from facing an antitrust investigation into its decision to place restrictions on the way that iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad developers can work. Apple has effectively said that any apps published in the iTunes App Store must be developed using its own tools, and based … Read More

Stephen NorthcottRumor: Apple May Face Antitrust Inquiry