Adidas Pulls Out of Apple’s iAd Due to Repeated Rejections?

Reports are circulating that Adidas – the sports equipment and clothing manufacturer – is the latest high profile company to pull out of Apple’s iAd service. Fashion powerhouse Chanel has already given iAd a miss, and apparently Adidas has had enough of Apple’s meddling, saying enough is enough after repeated rejections. … Read the Full Story →

Apple Drops iPod Touch 2nd Gen AirPrint Support [iOS 4.2]

AirPrint iOS 4 iPod touch 3rd Gen

Apple seems to be accelerating its planned obsolescence program for all of its mobile devices these days. When AirPrint was first announced as functionality that allows you to print to networked printers directly from your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, Apple boasted that it would arrive for all iOS devices right … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s iOS reaches all-time best, Android still far behind in web share

iOS Android Web Share

The guys over at Net Applications recently released some interesting information about various operating systems, both mobile and desktop, and how they compare to each other with regards to web share. Apple’s iOS platform, with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices combined, rose to 1.18% of all web usage. When … Read the Full Story →

Apple Begins Selling iPhone 4 Bumper as Free Case Program Ends

iphone 4 bumper

Did you get your free iPhone 4 bumper or case? I hope so, as Apple has officially closed their freebie program. If you are a new iPhone buyer and still experiencing the infamous ‘death grip’ issue resulting in dropped calls then a call to AppleCare might still prove fruitful – Apple … Read the Full Story →

Is Apple Testing Touchscreen Panels For New iMac?

touchscreen iMac patent

Rumors of a touchscreen iMac are refuelled today, as DigiTimes, a Taiwanese publication, has reported that Sintek Photronics has sent samples of their projected capacitive touch panels to Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) that will feature in their next iMac. The report from DigiTimes states: The new iMac is rumored to have a good … Read the Full Story →

Official Google Voice App for iPhone Already Approved By Apple?

UPDATE: The official Google Voice App for iPhone has been approved! Following the release of Apple’s App Store approval guidelines earlier this month, several unofficial Google Voice applications have been cropping up in the App Store and have left iPhone users begging the question: when will we see an official … Read the Full Story →

Is BlackBerry PlayBook the real Apple iPad Killer? [Comparison]

iPad PlayBook Tablet Comparison Chart

There have been a wealth of articles, and pretty comparison tables produced recently in most major publications to show us just how the upcoming crop of “iPad Killers” will shape up against their nemesis. Breaking them down the differences between the Apple iPad, Samsung’s Tab, Dell’s Streak and the BlackBerry … Read the Full Story →

Jailbreak for Apple TV running iOS 4.1 could be released soon [SHAtter]

The new Apple TV has started shipping for those lucky enough to have pre-ordered one, and Apple has posted a version of iOS 4.1 for the device to its public software restore servers. Chronic Development Team member, pod2g, has been playing around with this firmware and has discovered an exploit … Read the Full Story →

Apple iAd Gouges Other Advertisers for Mobile Ads Market Share

When Apple introduced iAd there were plenty of the usual nay-sayers around to predict that Apple’s foray into mobile advertising would not end well. And initially Apple seemed to be positioning their iAd advertising network to be a monopoly they controlled on the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. They seemed … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s iTunes Now Highlights “Game Center” Compatible Apps

Game Center Apps

Apple has added some more information to the way it labels games in the iTunes App Store. Prior to the latest update, people wanting to find games that work with Game Center, Apple’s new social network for gaming, would have to scan the app’s text description, or look in a … Read the Full Story →

Apple touch patent suggests no buttons in future iPhone and iPad

apple touch patent

Apple’s been at the patent pot again, this time showing plans for hardware devices including sensors throughout the device – presumably with the aim of removing the need for physical hardware buttons. Could we be saying goodbye to our beloved home buttons? The theory is pretty simple. Place multiple sensors … Read the Full Story →

“Muted” Response to Apple’s Relaxation of App Store Rules – Adobe

Apple relaxed a few of its App Store rules recently and one of those changes had the net effect of letting apps that have been made with Adobe’s Flash authoring tools to be sold through Apple’s App Store. Bearing in mind that the Apple / Adobe spat over Flash associated … Read the Full Story →

Apple Tops in Consumer-Satisfaction Survey

We love our Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stuff, and I’m sure you do too. It turns out everyone agrees with us, according to a survey conducted by American Customer Satisfaction Index, or ASCI. The survey asks how satisfied customers are with their hardware – and Apple has come top of the pile for … Read the Full Story →

Apple (AAPL) Purchased Facial Recognition Firm Polar Rose [Confirmed]

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has apparently paid close to $26 Million for Polar Rose, and when one considers their current direction with Facetime, mobile Financial Transactions and more complex mobile devices it is easy to come up with any number of ways that this technology is attractive to Apple. Polar Rose are the … Read the Full Story →