Next Generation iPad Mockup Sighted at CES

iPad 2 Mockup

Both here at Touch Reviews, and elsewhere on the web, images of next generation iPad cases have been fairly common place over the last few weeks. It is generally accepted that these cases give us a fairly good idea of how the next iPad will look, as leaks in Apple’s supply chain have previously allowed manufacturers in China to get … Read More

Stephen NorthcottNext Generation iPad Mockup Sighted at CES

Apple (AAPL) Holiday Sales Stronger than Expected

AAPL (NASDAQ:AAPL) is at yet another all time high this evening (over $330 a share) as investors are now also looking to invest in key companies in Apple’s supply chain as well as the tech giant itself. Holiday sales for the company seem to have been even better than expected as well. Which is a tall order when expectations were already … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple (AAPL) Holiday Sales Stronger than Expected

Apple’s iOS Browser Share Grows, Still Beats Android

iOS Browser Share And Android

Android and Apple’s iOS browser market share are both growing far faster than BlackBerry as we enter the new year. Blackberry is almost standing still to be honest. Overall iOS browser share is still well over double that of Android, and towards the end of 2010 it started to accelerate and grow much faster than Android. Currently iOS browser market … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple’s iOS Browser Share Grows, Still Beats Android

Perfect Photo for iPhone 4 : Touch Up Your Mobile Photos on the Move

Perfect Photo iPhone 4

Perfect Photo Rating: No doubt some of you will be taking your iPhone with you to the odd party this weekend. Whether it be New Years celebrations tonight, or after parties through the long weekend. And if you’re taking pictures in unfamiliar locations it might be handy to have an app or two for removing Red Eye or Graininess from shots. … Read More

Stephen NorthcottPerfect Photo for iPhone 4 : Touch Up Your Mobile Photos on the Move

State of the Apple iPad 2011

iPad 2011

2010 was undoubtedly the “Year of the iPad”. As much as the last couple of years have been the iPhone years. Initially some pundits predicted that the iPad would only sell in numbers approaching 1 million. Well, Apple has surpassed those estimates by an order of magnitude! Ah, but then those same pundits were then quick to counter with claims … Read More

Stephen NorthcottState of the Apple iPad 2011

Apple aims to Ship 21 Million iPhones during Q1 2011

DigiTimes is reporting that Apple has revised its estimate of iPhone units it will ship in the first quarter of 2011 to between 20 and 21 million units. It had previously expected its iPhone market to grow to 19 million units in that quarter, from around 15 million units in the last quarter leading up to Christmas. Part of this growth … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple aims to Ship 21 Million iPhones during Q1 2011

FT names Steve Jobs “Person of the Year”

The Financial Times, Britain’s premier business newspaper, has named Apple’s Steve Jobs their “Person of the Year 2010″. In the last 12 months Jobs has picked up the “gong” for “CEO of the Decade” twice; once from MarketWatch this year, and perviously last year from Fortune. And now he’s grabbed this title from the FT also. The full article also has … Read More

Stephen NorthcottFT names Steve Jobs “Person of the Year”

Korean Family Sue Apple over iPhone 3G Water Damage Issue

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) are in court again, but this time with what looks like a lawsuit that is more altruistic than opportunistic. The case is being brought against Apple by the parents of a 13 year old Korean girl who owns an iPhone 3G. Out here in Asia the humidity is very high indeed most of the year. And the little pads … Read More

Stephen NorthcottKorean Family Sue Apple over iPhone 3G Water Damage Issue

Infinity Blade Updated with New Equipment, In-App Purchases and Santa Hat!

The super popular iOS Unreal Engine based medieval hack and slash app “Infinity Blade” (View in iTunes) has been blessed with a Christmas update. The inevitable in-app purchases have reared their ugly head and you can now purchase gold in the game. But Epic have also added more headroom for those of you nearing the app’s level cap of 40. … Read More

Stephen NorthcottInfinity Blade Updated with New Equipment, In-App Purchases and Santa Hat!

Apple TV Sales To Hit 1 Million This Week

Apple has announced today that it expects their “hobby” TV product, the Apple TV (version 2), to have shifted 1 Million units inside this week. If any hobby project of mine sold that many units I’d be pretty happy, and perhaps even consider going pro! Apple’s new iteration of their internet TV system sold more than a quarter of a … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple TV Sales To Hit 1 Million This Week

Apple Ejects WikiLeaks App for iPhone from the App Store

WikiLeaks App for iPhone

An unofficial WikiLeaks app for iPhone which went on sale in the Apple App Store for $1.99 and allowed you to follow the WikiLeaks Twitter feed, as well as browse the information that WikiLeaks provides for free, has been pulled by Apple. Developer Igor Barinov has confirmed to TechCrunch that the app has been removed at Apple’s behest. We are … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Ejects WikiLeaks App for iPhone from the App Store

iOS Publishers Scramble for App Store Top Spots [Christmas Sale]

Christmas iPhone Games Sale

Apple will be closing the doors on the administrative side of the iTunes App Store (known as “iTunes Connect” to developers) from the 23rd of December until the 28th. This is presumably for a well deserved holiday break for the overworked App Store Gnomes. Or perhaps so they can all join Santa at the North Pole for their Christmas job … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiOS Publishers Scramble for App Store Top Spots [Christmas Sale]

Unreal Development Kit Used in ‘Infinity Blade’ and ‘Epic Citadel’ Released for iOS Developers

Epic Games have followed through on their much anticipated promise to release an update to their Unreal Development Kit which supports developing apps for iOS. In case you didn’t know this is the engine behind Epic’s impressive “Epic Citadel” technology demo released in the App Store earlier this year, as well as the multi-million dollar grossing “Infinity Blade” iOS app released … Read More

Stephen NorthcottUnreal Development Kit Used in ‘Infinity Blade’ and ‘Epic Citadel’ Released for iOS Developers

Apple’s (AAPL) Mac App Store Will Open for Business on January 6th

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has confirmed officially that the Mac App Store (which Steve Jobs described as doing for “PC” apps what they did for mobile apps) will open in 90 countries in the first week of January 2011. Just like the iOS App Store it will feature both free and paid apps. Developers have been told that they have until December the 31st … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple’s (AAPL) Mac App Store Will Open for Business on January 6th

Tron is the First iAd for Apple (AAPL) iPad

Tron Apple iPad iAd_3

If you have a little bit of geek in you then you probably can’t help but be excited about Disney’s upcoming sequel “Tron Legacy”. As part of the advertising push for its debut this Friday, Disney have partnered with Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and used its iAd service to produce a rather beautiful Tron iAd for the iPad. The Tron iAd has about … Read More

Stephen NorthcottTron is the First iAd for Apple (AAPL) iPad