FTC to Investigate Apple

Since the war between Apple and Google really started to heat up when Apple rejected the Google Voice iPhone app, the threat of Federal Trade Commission (FTC) or Department of Justice investigations has loomed over Cupertino. There has been a lot of talk in industry circles in the last year and a half about Apple’s business practices. While red flag … Read More

Apple set to release an iPhone Retail Store app

AppleInsider are reporting that Apple is set to launch an iPhone App Store app tomorrow (Tuesday) that will allow iPhone users to make Genius bar appointments, as well as pre-order the new iPhone 4. It will also offer location awareness features so that you can find your closest Apple Retailer, and perhaps even check on availability of items. This rumour … Read More

Wal-Mart and RadioShack to sell iPhone 4 on June 24

Apple will begin taking pre-orders for the new iPhone 4 on June 15. It will be officially available in the US Apple Stores on June 24 and this year you can either line up at an Apple Store or visit Wal-Mart: Wal-Mart said Friday that it will be one of several retail outlets that will have the iPhone 4 on June … Read More

iMovie for iPhone Restricted to iPhone 4. No iPad Version yet

TidBITS is reporting some more details about iMovie for iPhone. It seems that iMovie for iPhone should more accurately be titled iMovie for iPhone 4. The movie editing package for the iPhone will only be available for the iPhone 4 when it is released. The details they have are as follows : It is a no-go on the iPhone 3GS, … Read More

iPhone 4 Launch Day. Apple and Microsoft Go Head-to-Head

It will go down in the history of technology sales as either the most brilliant marketing scheme in history or the largest tactical blunder of all time. The iPhone 4 launch at San Diego’s Fashion Valley Mall Apple Store won’t be the only big event happening on June 24th. Microsoft has also chosen that day to launch its fourth Microsoft-branded … Read More

Apple Changes iPhone Developer Agreement Again

The ever changing iPhone Developer Agreement has again been amended. Earlier this year, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) changed the agreement to exclude interpreted code. This was done to keep Adobe Flash-based applications out of the App Store. Adobe had created a compiler and released it as part of its CS4 suite of development tools that took programs developed in Flash and turned them … Read More

US regulators considering investigation into Apple’s mobile advertising policy

Earlier today we reported that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) had amended its iPhone Developer Agreement, specifically clause 3.3.9 related to advertising networks. The amendment was written in such a way that it allowed Steve Jobs to make good on a promise he made at D8 to open up the SDK for third parties to collect data for services such as advertising. But at the … Read More

Apple relaxes iPhone Advertising Restrictions. Locks AdMob out

At D8 last week Steve Jobs offered a rather weak argument for why Apple had changed clause 3.3.9 in its iPhone Developer Agreement. The changes appeared to ban third parties from collecting analytical data from apps running on customer’s iPhones. And, if you remember, caused some consternation when first reported, shortly after the iPhone OS 4.0 Preview event. Steve’s explanation … Read More

Skype and Other Chat Services to Wait on Apple’s FaceTime

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One of the more interesting offshoots of the WWDC 2010 keynote on Monday was the introduction of video chat to the iPhone 4. Employing a new protocol Apple has dubbed FaceTime, the iPhone 4 now allows for iPhone-to-iPhone video calling over Wi-Fi. But Apple didn’t stop there. To help ensure the adoption of FaceTime as a standard over other video … Read More

Meet the iPhone 4 Simulator. Much higher resolution and iPad styling

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One of our readers sent in some screen shots taken in the new iPhone 4 Simulator. As you can see its a lot more like the iPad Simulator in styling. But what is particularly interesting is that when you put the old iPhone Simulator next to the new iPhone 4 Simulator on the same computer screen, and view similar web pages … Read More

Some clues to Apple’s future iPhone 4 network plans

Synchronized with the launch of Apple’s iPhone 4 at WWDC 2010, an FCC filing has been publicised which makes some interesting reading if you want to try and figure out some of Apple’s plans for global smart phone domination. It also makes Apple’s iPhone 4 the first device in the world to be released, and sport 5 frequency bands. The new … Read More

Apple’s Stunning App Store Hyperwall at WWDC 2010

In “Apple World” the equivalent of Christmas is WWDC. And in “Apple World” the equivalent of a Christmas Tree is an App Store Hyperwall! Currently on display at WWDC is a veritable Christmas Tree celebrating the eternal Christmas of Apple’s iTunes App Store. Apple’s Hyperwall, put simply, is 30 LED screens which together form a video wall showing the top … Read More

iWork Coming to iPhone 4?

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Dissecting every little move Apple makes is more than a pastime for some, its their life’s ambition. It’s what leads to the rumor and speculation that surrounds Apple and sometimes gives us a juicy little peak into what the future has in store for us. Just such a tidbit surfaced yesterday amid the hubbub around the WWDC keynote address. In … Read More

Download iPhone 4 WWDC 2010 Keynote Event

Download WWDC 2010 iPhone 4 Keynote

Apple has just updated their website with the download / streaming link for the iPhone 4 and iOS 4 WWDC keynote event. Today Steve Jobs introduced the new iPhone 4 with a completely new design and over 100 new features. Apple’s iPhone 4 features 5MP camera, HD video recording, video calls, front and back facing camera with LED flashlight, new retina display … Read More

Safari 5 now available for download through Software Update

We recently reported on rumors which suggested that Apple will introduce Safari 5 during the WWDC, Apple chose to focus on iPhone 4 and iOS 4 announcements today however, Safari 5 is now available for download through software update. This update contains new features including: Safari Reader: Click on the new Reader icon to view articles on the web in a single, … Read More