‘Opera Mini’ for iPhone Breaks into Apple’s App Store

Much has been made of the closed nature of Apple’s App Store. No other current application ecosystem defines the development environment that must be used, the terms under which an application is developed, and an approvals process that must be followed before an application can enter the environment. Apple fought … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s First Generation iPhone to be retired

At the iPhone OS 4.0 “Sneak Peek” the original iPhone was conspicuous by it’s lack of a mention. The 3G was mentioned, but only in terms of it’s version of iPhone OS 4.0 being unable to multi-task. Today Steve Jobs, who has been quite busy emailing from his own iPhone … Read the Full Story →

News roundup on all things ‘Apple, iPad and Touch’

Last week we skipped the Weekly round up, simply because there was so much going on in the world of iPhone’s and iPad’s and Apple generally. Did you miss it? What is interesting today as I review the last week is that a lot of the headlines are the same, … Read the Full Story →

iPhone developer agreement Section 3.3.1 and Apple’s Intentions

Much has been made about Section 3.3.1 of the new iPhone developer’s agreement: Applications may only use Documented APIs in the manner prescribed by Apple and must not use or call any private APIs. Applications must be originally written in Objective-C, C, C++, or JavaScript as executed by the iPhone … Read the Full Story →

iPhone OS 4.0 Jailbreak Confirmed (Video)

We reported yesterday that iPhone OS 4.0 had either been jailbroken already, or was on the verge of being jailbroken : [touchreviews.net] Well overnight iPhone Dev Team member MuscleNerd (@MuscleNerd) managed to complete the jailbreak, and released a video online of his exploits: In the video we can see a … Read the Full Story →

iPhone OS 4.0 Initial analysis and Developers perspective

The next major iteration of Apple’s strongest facet in it’s increasing domination of the mobile marketplace is upon us, in the form of iPhone OS 4.0 Of course this is just a “sneak peak” of an OS which Apple promises boasts more than 100 new user features, and over 1500 … Read the Full Story →

35% of iPad Apps are games: Report

Distimo, from their own About page, is an “innovative app store analytics company built to solve the challenges created by a widely fragmented app store marketplace filled with equally fragmented information and statistics.” They offer a free service for Developers who are interested in monitoring the mobile app ecosystem. They … Read the Full Story →

iPhone OS 4.0 already Jailbroken?

iPhone OS 4.0 Jailbreak! As you probably know iPhone OS 4.0 was unveiled in the US yesterday, and was made available for download immediately as a Developer Preview. If you want to have a go then you need to sign up as an Apple Developer, pay $99 and then you’re … Read the Full Story →

Download iPhone OS 4 Keynote Event

Apple has updated their website with information about the upcoming iPhone OS update for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. In the iPhone OS 4 event Apple gave us a sneak peek into the future of iPhone OS. The update will bring many highly anticipated features. If you missed our live coverage here, … Read the Full Story →

Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Keynote Event Roundup

Apple has certainly been on a streak lately. The public release of the iPad has been a complete success and now the details of the much anticipated iPhone OS 4.0. The new operating system has been the main object of speculation and rumor since the unveiling of the Apple tablet … Read the Full Story →

Apple patents “peer to peer financial transactions”

Could peer to peer financial transactions be part of the iPhone OS 4.0 sneak peek? Seems strange that it should suddenly pop up online now. I find the whole US patent thing a bit strange. It appears that anyone can patent anything, and then it’s a big free for all … Read the Full Story →

Live Coverage. Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Sneak Peek Keynote Event

With less than a week after a major product launch Apple’s announcement of iPhone OS 4.0 event was quite unexpected. Apple will give us a sneak peek into the future of iPhone OS later today. The event will be live at Apple’s Infinite Loop campus in Cupertino. There have been … Read the Full Story →

Apple iPad Criticism and The Experience

Much of the criticism surrounding the iPad has been focused on the technical characteristics of the device. Its inability to run Flash, its lack of video conferencing capabilities, its non-existent USB ports, its closed system. Its interesting no one is attacking the iPad where it counts; squarely in the usage … Read the Full Story →

Apple to unveil new mobile Ad network at iPhone OS 4.0 event

As we reported a little while ago Apple purchased mobile device ad firm Quattro Wireless after taking too long to decide to buy AdMob, and having Google snap it up in a defensive move. I saw this as a savvy tactical play from Apple in more than one way : [touchreviews.net] … Read the Full Story →

Cydia App shows up on Apple’s iPad

Some pictures are circulating on Twitter of Cydia running on an iPad. These originate from Will Strafach (@cdevwill). This is literally a day or so after pictures and videos surfaced of an iPad being “jailbroken” for the first time. We reported on that here : [touchreviews.net] It seems that the … Read the Full Story →