Apple Patents Facebook Integration Into iPhone OS

Social Workflow Patent

Last week we reported on rumors which suggested that Apple is working on integrating facebook into iPhone OS. Today Patently Apple is reporting that Apple had filed a patent in September 2008 (approved in April 2010) which integrates social networks natively into the iPhone OS to perform basic social workflows such as adding … Read the Full Story →

New iPhone 4G / HD Volume and Tech Specs Info Leaked

Manufacturing details of new iPhone 4G / HD have been reportedly leaked by Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) component supply partners in Taiwan and China Foxconn is reported as aiming to produce 24 million 4th generation iPhones this year alone. And is expecting to start shipping them in June. The suggested split for these … Read the Full Story →

Apple Patent Suit against Kodak. ITC to Investigate

In a move reminiscent of HTC’s recent patent counter-suit against Apple (AAPL), Apple itself is fighting back against a patent claim made against them by Kodak, by filing it’s own counter-suit. This is also a similar strategy to the one that Apple employed when sued by Nokia for allegedly infringing … Read the Full Story →

Apple Rejects iPhone Wi-Fi Sync App

We reported last month about Greg Hughes’ iPhone WiFi app which allows you to sync wirelessly with iTunes much the same way as you do normally over USB. At the time, with the scant details available about the app, and Greg’s assertion that he was not “break[ing] any rules” we … Read the Full Story →

Apple Posts New iPad TV ad: ‘What is iPad?’

Apple posted a new iPad TV ad called ‘What is iPad?’ The concept of the ad is quite similar to Apple’s Newton ad. What is iPad? iPad is thin. iPad is beautiful. iPad goes anywhere and lasts all day. There is no right way or wrong way. It’s crazy powerful. … Read the Full Story →

Apple Delays International iPad Orders Due to Short Supply

Apple have announced today that iPads are in short supply (again), and that deliveries of International orders made from today onwards will slip to the 7th of June. If you have already ordered yours however, then have no fear, it will arrive on the 28th of May as promised. When … Read the Full Story →

iPhone 4G / HD Leak Reveals New Details

The blogosphere has been busy reporting the latest iPhone 4G / HD rumors and as WWDC 2010 event approaches its scheduled date new details with specifications of the iPhone 4G are emerging on the web. Earlier today Engadget reported that Vietnamese forum Taoviet published a series of leaked photos of the fourth generation iPhone … Read the Full Story →

New iPhone 4G / HD launch date 21st June?

iPhone 4G to be available sometime in June! AT&T may have finally done something to make their iPhone customers happy. Ironically, though, they may have put another nail in the coffin of their relationship with their traditionally super secretive partner, Apple. MobileCrunch are reporting that a number of AT&T customers on … Read the Full Story →

Apple is readying iPad WiFi Connectivity Fix

Apple is readying an iPad WiFi Connectivity Fix We reported last month that some Apple (AAPL) iPads were having problems with DHCP leases when in standby mode, and other WiFi connectivity issues. These issues caused some Universities in the US to temporarily ban iPads, and even iPhones and iPods, from … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s MobileMe Service May Soon Be Free

MobileMe has always been kind of an orphaned child at Apple (AAPL). It has often been sold as a must have for Apple iPhone and iPad users but never really given much attention. It has been treated as a hobby, much like its hardware cousin AppleTV. One of the main … Read the Full Story →

Apple Files for ‘iTunes Live’ Trademark

Earlier this week Apple filed for trademark for ‘iTunesLive’. At this stage it is not clear how Apple intends to use it but it is possible it could be a sign that more live music is coming to the iTunes store. According to Patently Apple the United States Patent and Trademark … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →