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 contract with iPhones are noticing a rather suspicious update to … Read More

Apple ending AT&T exclusivity deal? iPhone 4G/HD on Verizon?

Rumors of Verizon iPhone 4G deals are alive all over the internet, including speculation on the actual terms of Apple’s deal with AT&T. The Apple / AT&T partnership has been exclusive since the iPhone’s US launch. Often to the chagrin of iPhone users, who frequently bemoan AT&T’s quality of service and packages. Each time Steve Jobs has got up on … Read More

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 limited report on 150,000 US consumers responding to an online … Read More

Android outsells Apple’s iPhone in the US (NPD Survey)

According to NPD Group Google’s (GOOG) Android outsells Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone and has grabbed the number two spot in the US for mobile phone sales. The operative word being sales. The figures they quote are based on sales data from more than 150,000 completed online consumer research surveys from each month for 2010 so far. According to NPD these surveys represent the … Read More

Apple iPhone 4G / HD Bezel Obtained? (Video)

SmartPhone Medic had claimed to get their hands on the new iPhone 4G screen and digitiser a while back. And since then we’ve heard little from them about that. But today they are claiming to have the bezel which holds the iPhone 4G / HD together. What we have here is the assembly of the new iPhone 4G LCD and … Read More

Gameloft Celebrates 10th Anniversary. Win Free iPhone Games

This month Gameloft (GFT) are celebrating their 10th Anniversary and instead of them receiving gifts they have decided to give out 10 free iPhone/iPod touch games instead. Fans of Gameloft will know the great games they have available in the app store. Lets Golf and Real Football 2009 are two of their popular ones, not forgetting NOVA a fantastic sci-fi … 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

Apple Rejects iSealClub. PETA says ‘Good Job, Steve Jobs!’

Apple continues to make headlines for its App Store approval process. In early March we reported Apple’s attempt to ‘tidy’ the App Store by removing WiFi signal finder apps, iPhone apps containing too much adult content and ‘cookie cutter’ applications. Each time Apple attempts to deny or remove a certain application it receives mixed reactions. This time Apple has rejected … Read More

BREAKING: Apple buys Siri

What is Siri? And why would Apple buy it? You may or may not have heard of Siri. Siri is basically a new kind of search engine for mobile devices. Some have described it as part of the new web. A web that comes after the era of typing searches into Google. Taking the description directly from the front page of … Read More

Apple iPhone 4G / HD Releasing Earlier?

If you follow tech news and trends you know Apple has been forced into a very unusual situation for them. No other company is as secretive and guarded with their products and product announcements as Apple. It was with much amazement and wonder then that a prototype of the next generation iPhone got left in a bar in California and … Read More

Apple’s iPhone Accounts for Almost 50% of Smartphone Traffic

AdMob released some interesting numbers today that reveal the truly all encompassing nature of Apple and their iPhone ecosystem. As reported by 9To5Mac, iPhone OS held a 46% share of all mobile operating systems and a 47% share of all smartphone devices in March. Of those devices measured running the iPhone OS, 2% were first generation iPhones, 20% where iPhone … Read More

Police launch Probe into Lost iPhone 4G Prototype debacle

CNET are reporting that police in Silicon Valley are investigating a case relating to what they call a lost Apple iPhone 4G prototype, purchased by a gadget blog! Apparently Apple have spoken with Silicon Valley police, and their computer crime task force is looking into whether or not there is sufficient evidence to bring criminal charges. It seems that Apple … Read More

Android running on Apple’s First Generation iPhone

This is just one of those stories that makes you go. Dude? What? Well programmer David Wong, who is also known as @planetbeing on Twitter, and is a member of that venerable group “iPhone Dev Team” has finally achieved an ambition he has had since 2008. He has booted Android on an iPhone! And has posted a video on You … Read More

Lost iPhone 4G Prototype Is Real. Apple Reacts

Apple iPhone 4G Revealed [Update 3] So it’s all over bar the wailing and screaming. It turns out that Gizmodo had this iPhone 4G prototype for a week. They bought it for US$5000 from a guy who “found it in a bar”. Apparently it had iPhone OS 4.0 on it at that point, but was quickly disabled by Apple so … Read More

Apple’s Next iPhone 4G Revealed. Real or Fake [Update 2]

Well, give me enough rope and I’ll hang myself! I was positive this “lost” iPhone 4G was a hoax. But a new twist in the iPhone 4G San Jose Bar fiasco has unfolded today. Engadget have come back blazing with all guns and a plethora of videos and teardown images for a device they are absolutely certain is an Apple … Read More