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 reasons for its suffering is that many of the features … Read More

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 Office (USPTO) recently published Apple’s trademark filing for ‘iTunes Live”. … Read More

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 and Keynote). Business Insider has managed to work out some … Read More

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 screen! With this mod, and a bluetooth keyboard and mouse … Read More

Steve Jobs on iPad Printing: “It Will Come.”

Steve Jobs must be lacking for things to do at Apple these days. Or perhaps he just loves his iPhone (4G/HD?) and his iPad so much he can’t get enough of emailing from them. According to MacRumours, shortly after sending snarky emails to customers complaining about iPad pricing outside the US, he’s been at it again. This time in answer … Read More

Steve Jobs says educate yourself on international iPad pricing

Many fans of the Apple iPad were waiting in anticipation for the release dates and prices for the new ‘magical and revolutionary product’. Well this week the wait was finally over for nine different countries. So was it worth the wait? It seems not, many Apple fans and potential new customers were very unhappy with the price structure. It seems they … Read More

iPhone OS 4 Beta brings new spelling features

Developers are reporting that the new iPhone OS 4 beta will add new iPad-style spelling correction features to Apple’s iPhone and iPod touch. OS 4 for iPhone will let users touch a word that is misspelt and then replace it with a suggested one. An incorrect word is underlined in red (a feature which exists in Mac OS X) and the … Read More

Apple developing Flash replacement called ‘Gianduia’

Gianduia is being touted as Apple’s (AAPL) replacement for Flash. When you consider that Flash is an application abstraction layer beneath which you can run games and videos, with a user interface and some GUI controls over the top, then perhaps it is. But it’s also quite a bit more. In actual fact Apple’s ‘Gianduia’ has been around for quite … Read More

Nintendo President: Apple is the “enemy of the future”

Apple Vs Nintendo In a week of revenue declines, and mixed messages from Nintendo (NTDOY.PK), finally some truthful comments concerning Apple seem to have emerged from the gaming company’s home land. Earlier in the week the President of Nintendo America waxed lyrical about promising sales figures, breaking records and the fact that the iPad was no threat to the Nintendo DS. In … Read More

Apple confirms iPad in 9 more countries

Apple confirms iPad in 9 more countries and ups price significantly Apple has confirmed the iPad roll out in 9 more countries. The iPad will be available in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the UK on Friday, May 28. Pre-orders will start on May 10th. Apple have also announced that the iPad will be available in … Read More

Apple’s WWDC Sells Out. Focus on iPhone 4G, iPad and apps

When Apple (AAPL) announced plans for their annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC 2010) earlier this month, there was some trepidation among tech journalists and pundits. This year’s WWDC was to focus almost exclusively on the iPhone (4G?), iPad, and associated ecosystem of iTunes and apps. For the first time in a long time, perhaps ever, the Mac was taking a … Read More

Apple iPhone 4G / HD Assembly Underway

While the battle rages around the lost Apple iPhone 4G prototype and its legal implications, Apple seems to have quietly started production of the next generation device. According to 9To5Mac, Foxconn started to take shipment of components for the phone last month. If you’re not familiar with how the iPhone manufacturing system works, Foxconn is the Chinese company tasked with … Read More

iPhone OS 4 suggests iPhone4G will support 720p HD recording

The third BETA of Apple iPhone OS 4 has indeed yielded some more details of features we expect to see in the final release of the OS. AppleInsider are reporting that the SDK gives developers access to API calls for capturing video in 720p format. That is in a resolution of 1280×720 pixels, as opposed to the current iPhone’s capturing … Read More

Distimo Report: iPad App Prices Slightly Higher

One of the common exasperated calls of the more experienced independent app developers for Apple’s iPhone or iPad is for everyone to please try and price apps at a more realistic level than 99 cents. Unfortunately in the last couple of years developers seem to have been in what has been called a “race to the bottom” in their app … Read More

More details about Apple’s ‘iWallet’ plans emerge

We reported last month about some of Apple’s (AAPL) plans to turn the iPhone into your day to day device for financial transactions. In effect making it an “iWallet”. We also theorised that their purchase of Siri would allow them to integrate purchases into a new kind of search engine as part of the iPhones OS. Plans and Patents that Apple … Read More