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 dedicated Game Center section on the App Store. It seems … Read More

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 under a device’s touch screen, around its bezel or on … Read More

Apple’s App Store Info-graphics

App Store Submissions

If you are interested in digging about what is going on with the App Store then we’ve found a cool web page for you to visit. Presented in some pretty large Info-graphics are breakdowns of figures like the amount of apps uploaded to Apple each day. And the amount of “inactive” apps in the App Store. Which is around 50,000 … Read More

“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 development tools being banned from use in iPhone development was … Read More

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 7 (yes, SEVEN) straight years. This year, with a score … Read More

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 company behind the facial recognition technology that was built into … Read More

Android Market Share Threatening Apple (AAPL) iPhone Market Share?

Lets be clear before we examine this one again. We are not really comparing Apples to Oranges here (Sorry for the unintentional pun). Because iOS is installed on many more devices than the iPhone. So as Android’s market share approaches the iPhone’s market share we are comparing Android as in installed OS on many smartphones to physical Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhones. That … Read More

Apple (AAPL) iPhone 5 May Have Qualcomm Radio Chip

Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 5 is probably already being tested right now in one form or another inside those capacious Anechoic chambers that The Mothership holds. But that doesn’t mean it will be out any sooner than next summer. When it does arrive it is quite likely that Apple will break its longtime exclusive partnership with Infineon for the iPhones Radio chip, … Read More

Apple Acknowledges App Store Name Squatting? Or Simply Spring Cleans

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) have decided to clean house in the App Store and have started sending out notices to developers telling them that they will have their inactive app names deleted if they do not upload a binary within 90 days. The “problem” of App Store name squatting has been discussed in developer circles for some time. Those that have had … Read More

Apple Publishes App Store Review Guidelines

App Store Review Guidelines

In another surprise move today Apple has published what it calls a “living document” which attempts to clarify the current App Store Approval guidelines. The document is available for all registered developers to read and is written in a chatty human friendly way. The majority of the guidelines are common sense, and most developers should really find that they probably knew … Read More

Apple Updates App Store Developer Agreement

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced a raft of changes in its App Store Developers Agreement today. And the changes were both a surprise and a breath of fresh air to many. Historically, there have been three major bones of contention between developers and Apple. These were about some of the rules it imposes if you wish to be part of the App Store. … Read More

Apple (AAPL) Set For High Future Earnings as iPad Devours Notebook Market

It is no secret that the Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad has had a big effect on the sales figures of some of the smaller netbook portable computers that were so popular in the last couple of years. Asus have predicted lower sales. Global RAM producers are predicting a drop in RAM prices for PCs because they have overproduced, as predicted netbook orders … Read More

New Apple TV Announced

AppleTV

We were not convinced of all the Apple TV rumors. We knew it was coming, but very obviously not in the way that the much hyped rumors about Apple TV said it would revolutionize the way we watch our shows and movies. Instead Apple have kept the Apple TV as a hobby. But made it one quarter of its original size, and … Read More

Live Coverage: Apple Special Event Keynote. iPod touch 4G, iPod, iTunes

Apple iPod event Live

Apple is holding a special music event today and we will be bringing you the All-in-One live feed of the keynote. Steve Jobs is widely expected to refresh the iPod lineup during the keynote event. There have been many evidences reported earlier which suggest that Apple will introduce the new iPod touch 4G with a front facing camera for FaceTime, retina … Read More

Apple iPod ‘Special Event’ Keynote on September 1

Apple iPod Event Keynote September 1

Apple today sent out invitations for its annual music event which has now been confirmed to be held on September 1. The ‘Special Event’ is expected to reveal the new iPod line up, Apple TV and iTunes update. A new iPod touch (4th gen) is widely rumored to be unveiled which will feature high resolution retina display, front facing camera with FaceTime Video, Apple’s A4 custom processor and … Read More