More Sightings of the Great White Whale… err iPhone 4…

white iphone 4 sightings

Recently the White iPhone 4 had reportedly shown up in the Best Buy stock system. But then the White iPhone 4 has shown up a lot of places and never actually been sold. And Best Buy are not the kind of outfit I, or you, should place any store in getting a scoop on anything new from; even a different … Read More

Stephen NorthcottMore Sightings of the Great White Whale… err iPhone 4…

iPad 2 Retina Display Rumor Roundup

Over the last couple of weeks there have been a number of discussions on various rumour sites about the exact resolution of the screen on the new iPad 2. The popular favourite is that the iPad 2 will offer a “Retina” style display with exactly double the resolution of the current model. This would certainly be the best choice for any … Read More

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Rumor : iPad 2 Event On February 9th?

9TO5Mac have picked up on an iPad 2 titbit, and thrown out a little rumour that is at least fun to mull over. The original iPad was introduced on January the 27th, and the Calendar app then on the iPad showed a 27. Pictures currently being circulated of the iPad 2, although the source is unclear, show the 9th on the … Read More

Stephen NorthcottRumor : iPad 2 Event On February 9th?

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Reports Best Sales Quarter Ever

After a brief panic related to the concerning news about Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO, which we reported on a couple of days ago, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) bounced back with its best ever sales report in the company’s history. And the small dip in its share price seems to have reversed almost completely today. Analysts are now confirming that a $450 target … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Inc. (AAPL) Reports Best Sales Quarter Ever

Apple Inc. (AAPL) To Discuss Q1 – 2011 Financial Results Today

Hot on the heels of yesterdays distressing news about Steve Jobs and his renewed need for medical leave, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) are set to announce record Q1 – 2011 financial results during a live conference call webcast at 2:00pm PT/5:00pm ET today. With Steve Jobs at the helm Apple has returned from almost certain bankruptcy to become the second largest company in the … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Inc. (AAPL) To Discuss Q1 – 2011 Financial Results Today

Steve Jobs Announces Medical Leave Once More (AAPL)

In an internal memo to Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) employees Apple CEO Steve Jobs has announced that he has taken medical leave again to focus on his health. Here is his full statement to Apple Inc. employees : At my request, the board of directors has granted me a medical leave of absence so I can focus on my health. I will continue as … Read More

Stephen NorthcottSteve Jobs Announces Medical Leave Once More (AAPL)

Apple’s iPad 2 to have 2048 x 1536 “Retina” Display?

When Apple introduced the iPhone 4 they also introduced the concept of the “Retina” display. A display with a pixel/dot per inch (DPI) rating that is high enough that when held at a normal distance from the eye each individual pixel is effectively invisible. Giving the appearance of perfectly formed text, much like the quality we expect in glossy printed … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple’s iPad 2 to have 2048 x 1536 “Retina” Display?

Chopper 2 for Mac : Familiar aerial fun now on your Desktop! [Mac App Store]

Chopper 2

Chopper 2 Rating: Chopper was, and by all accounts still is, a big hit on the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad; selling in numbers in excess of 350,000 copies. It was also well received critically, and more importantly by players. Chopper 2 is more of the same, but with a little more meat to the environment graphics and some pretty cool … Read More

Stephen NorthcottChopper 2 for Mac : Familiar aerial fun now on your Desktop! [Mac App Store]

Apple (AAPL) grabs close to 10% of the US PC market

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is already the biggest retailer of premium PCs in the US, but where it has traditionally been behind other manufacturers is in the budget end of the market. And that is not surprising as very few Apple (AAPL) desktop products come in at $1000 or less. Because of this Apple’s market share when taken as an overall percentage … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple (AAPL) grabs close to 10% of the US PC market

iPhone 5 and iPad 2 to lose Home Button? [Rumor]

Boy Genius Report have caused a little bit of a stir on the inter-webs today with an “exclusive” Apple leak which claims that iOS devices that do not have a Home Button (specifically next gen. iPads and the iPhones) are being tested on Apple’s Cupertino campus, for a launch as early as this year. We have exclusively been told that … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPhone 5 and iPad 2 to lose Home Button? [Rumor]

iOS 4.3 to Feature Facetime Video Effects?

Some juicy titbits have been leaking out today as developers snoop around in Apple’s latest iOS 4.3 Beta build, which was released yesterday to members of Apple’s iOS Developer program. One of the more interesting, and fun ones, is a list of possible video effects which many believe will become part of the Facetime experience for iOS users. This is … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiOS 4.3 to Feature Facetime Video Effects?

CopyTrans TuneSwift – iTunes Archiver [Review]

CopyTrans TuneSwift

CopyTrans TuneSwift Rating: CopyTrans TuneSwift sounds like the perfect panacea for all your iTunes library backup needs. It offers iTunes to iTunes transfers of entire iTunes libraries between PCs or from PC to Mac. This is done via single file backup archives, which can also be updated incrementally as you add to your current iTunes library. Restoring an iTunes archive to … Read More

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Steve Jobs to Partner Rupert Murdoch at iPad “Daily” Launch Event?

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Steve Jobs will be on stage next week with News Corps’s CEO Rupert Murdoch to introduce the “Daily”, a new foray into digital news publishing on Apple’s iPad, being pioneered by News Corp. with some serious behind the scenes assistance from Apple. It is currently rumoured that the event will be held on … Read More

Stephen NorthcottSteve Jobs to Partner Rupert Murdoch at iPad “Daily” Launch Event?

Verizon iPhone 4 has a different Antenna setup

Verizon iPhone 4

We reported several times last year that Apple’s second iPhone 4 manufacturing plant would come online for an early 2011 launch, and higher volume production of more iPhone 4. Most likely for Verizon. Some images of the “new” iPhone 4, announced today as coming to Verizon in the US in February, show that the surround of the CDMA iPhone 4 … Read More

Stephen NorthcottVerizon iPhone 4 has a different Antenna setup

Mac App Store Launches as part of OS X 10.6.6 Update

Mac App Store Games

In a stroke of marketing genius Apple has unleashed the Mac App Store on the world on the same day as key announcements at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. A show they don’t attend, but most of the worlds tech companies do, as well as most of the world’s tech press. And yet on Twitter, at least, … Read More

Stephen NorthcottMac App Store Launches as part of OS X 10.6.6 Update