Apple aims to Ship 21 Million iPhones during Q1 2011

DigiTimes is reporting that Apple has revised its estimate of iPhone units it will ship in the first quarter of 2011 to between 20 and 21 million units. It had previously expected its iPhone market to grow to 19 million units in that quarter, from around 15 million units in the last quarter leading up to Christmas. Part of this growth … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple aims to Ship 21 Million iPhones during Q1 2011

Infinity Blade Updated with New Equipment, In-App Purchases and Santa Hat!

The super popular iOS Unreal Engine based medieval hack and slash app “Infinity Blade” (View in iTunes) has been blessed with a Christmas update. The inevitable in-app purchases have reared their ugly head and you can now purchase gold in the game. But Epic have also added more headroom for those of you nearing the app’s level cap of 40. … Read More

Stephen NorthcottInfinity Blade Updated with New Equipment, In-App Purchases and Santa Hat!

Apple Ejects WikiLeaks App for iPhone from the App Store

WikiLeaks App for iPhone

An unofficial WikiLeaks app for iPhone which went on sale in the Apple App Store for $1.99 and allowed you to follow the WikiLeaks Twitter feed, as well as browse the information that WikiLeaks provides for free, has been pulled by Apple. Developer Igor Barinov has confirmed to TechCrunch that the app has been removed at Apple’s behest. We are … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Ejects WikiLeaks App for iPhone from the App Store

iOS Publishers Scramble for App Store Top Spots [Christmas Sale]

Christmas iPhone Games Sale

Apple will be closing the doors on the administrative side of the iTunes App Store (known as “iTunes Connect” to developers) from the 23rd of December until the 28th. This is presumably for a well deserved holiday break for the overworked App Store Gnomes. Or perhaps so they can all join Santa at the North Pole for their Christmas job … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiOS Publishers Scramble for App Store Top Spots [Christmas Sale]

Friends – Social Aggregation App for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad

Friends iPhone

These days we’re all plugged into so many social networks that our friends and contacts are often spread over 3, 4 or even more locations. Keeping them all aggregated can be a hassle, and this is where a new app from Taptivate comes in. Aptly named Friends, this iOS app aims to bring all you contacts into one handy-dandy place. … Read More

Oliver HaslamFriends – Social Aggregation App for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad

mSpot : Cloud Music for iOS. But for how long?

mspot iTunes Cloud Music

mSpot has been around for a while now on Android. And today they launched their iOS app in Apple’s App Store. What mSpot does is allow you to upload your music to your own mini cloud server, and then you can access it from anywhere you have an internet connection, via your mSpot app on whichever major mobile platform you prefer. … Read More

Stephen NorthcottmSpot : Cloud Music for iOS. But for how long?

Infinity Blade Sales Cross 274,000 Earns $1.64 Million In Just 5 Days

I distinctly remember saying on one episode of The International Mac Podcast that nobody wanted to play games on an iPhone. Apparently I was wrong! Epic Games and ChAIR Entertainment, the clever guys n gals behind Infinity Blade have managed to shift at-least 274k copies of their Action-RPG for iOS. At $6 a pop that they have already raked in … Read More

Oliver HaslamInfinity Blade Sales Cross 274,000 Earns $1.64 Million In Just 5 Days

Google Latitude for iPhone Comes to Apple’s App Store

If you haven’t heard of it yet, Google Latitude is a location-based social network that allows users to share their location with their friends. An official iOS application for the service popped up in the App Store over the weekend, then quickly disappeared again for unknown reasons. However, today the search giant has officially released its iOS application and it’s … Read More

Killian BellGoogle Latitude for iPhone Comes to Apple’s App Store

Google Latitude For iPhone Pulled From The App Store

google-latitude-iphone

It’s always fun to play the mysterious disappearing app game, and today is no different! Today’s contestant is Google’s Latitude app. If you happen to use the Japanese App Store and were quick enough then you might just have been able to download a native app for the location tracking service that Google has been toying with for some time … Read More

Oliver HaslamGoogle Latitude For iPhone Pulled From The App Store

Verizon iPhone now ‘closer to reality’ AT&T Exclusivity Coming To An End

It’s the rumour that just won’t die, but once again there are reports that AT&T’s iPhone exclusivity could be coming to an end. Again. One of the people to blame this time around is Shaw Wu of Kaufman Bros. The analyst claimed yesterday that the iPhone coming to Verizon is now ‘closer to reality’. Not exactly earth-shattering. Today bought us a … Read More

Oliver HaslamVerizon iPhone now ‘closer to reality’ AT&T Exclusivity Coming To An End

Google Books Now Available for iPhone

Google Books iPhone 4

Google today officially took the wraps off the eBook store we’ve been expecting and launched apps for both Android and iOS to boot. While comparisons will inevitably be made with Amazon’s Kindle service as well as Apple’s fledgeling iBooks, Google’s offering does have a couple of interesting angles worth noting. One of the interesting things of note is that Google has, … Read More

Oliver HaslamGoogle Books Now Available for iPhone

WhiteiPhone4Now.com pulled down – Apple wins?

We recently told you about New York teenager Fei Lam and his little money making endeavour – offering White iPhone 4 conversion kits supposedly direct from Apple’s own hardware partner Foxconn. We also told you how Apple was seemingly a little upset. Now, in an email to CultOfMac.com, Lam has told the world : We have closed the site, possibly … Read More

Oliver HaslamWhiteiPhone4Now.com pulled down – Apple wins?

Apple Promises Fabled White iPhone 4 in “Spring 2011″

Some good news for those still holding out for a White iPhone 4. Apple has put the white option back on their promotional material for Apple Stores, with a note in the small print at the bottom of each sign also referring to the White iPhone 4 and stating that it will be “available spring 2011″. It is unclear if … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Promises Fabled White iPhone 4 in “Spring 2011″

Is the Apple iPhone The Number One Smartphone in the US?

Some seemingly conflicting information out of two different surveys from this week perhaps give us a clue to the real answer to the title of this news piece. Nielsen have published a survey which shows that Apple’s iPhone has just managed to poke its nose ahead of RIM’s US OS market share. Apple has 27.9%, and RIM has 27.4%, whilst Android … Read More

Stephen NorthcottIs the Apple iPhone The Number One Smartphone in the US?

10 weeks on the App Store: a Pocket Frogs Infographic

Pocket Frogs Data Infographic

One of the best features of the iOS introduced as a part of 3.0 version was in-app purchase which was primarily aimed at giving developers the ability to offer subscription based services. This didn’t quite lead to an instant adoption by popular publications but has proved to be a major game changer for game developers. Same time last year ngmoco’s … Read More

Ravin10 weeks on the App Store: a Pocket Frogs Infographic