Skype 2.0 for iPhone to allow free calls on 3G until 2011

skype 3G voice calls

Skype 2.0 was a major update for the popular voip app for iPhone as it allowed users to make voice calls on 3G network however, skype-to-skype calls were supposed to be free only for a limited time (August 2010). Today TUAW reported that 3G skype-to-skype calls will now be free until 2011. There is still no clarity on what the … Read More

Apple axes iPad and iPhone apps that act like Desktops

myframe iPad

An Australian App Store developer who previously espoused the virtues of Apple’s App Store model in a blog post with the title “Sorry Media, But Apple Isn’t Evil,” is today eating his words. It seems that Apple are carrying out one of their purges of the App Store, but this time it seems that it’s somewhat unusual. Reading between the lines … Read More

LaLa service discontinued. Is iTunes streaming coming soon?

Apple acquired the popular music streaming service LaLa.com as they were interested in their experience with cloud-based music services. Recent news reports and patent filings indicate that Apple is all set to launch its cloud-based music streaming service. Last month we reported that LaLa would be shutting down their service and today the service was finally discontinued. This has lead to further speculation … Read More

AT&T preparing for iPhone 4G / HD launch installs new “large display”?

Last month we reported that AT&T had blocked staff holiday for the month of June to prepare for Apple’s new iPhone 4G / HD launch. Today BGR reported that according their “source” AT&T is installing “large display” at their corporate stores in order to prepare for the iPhone 4G / HD launch. We’re told that this is most likely a new iPhone … Read More

Another version of the iPhone / Android market share figures

Last month there were some interesting claims made about Android market share. NPD (a market survey and analysis company) released data claiming that Android handsets were outselling Apple’s iPhone, in the US at least. Apple were quick to rebuff the seriousness of the figures. NPD’s report should be digested whilst also considering that they are based on a voluntary web … Read More

Apple CEO to appear at the 8th ‘D: All Things Digital’

Steve Jobs will today participate in the eight D: All Things Digital (D8), a prominent high-tech and media conference. Apple (AAPL) CEO will be interviewed by Kara Swisher who in a blog post said: There is much to talk to Jobs about, obviously, including the new iPad, the mobile market and the iPhone, its tense relationship with Google (GOOG) and the … Read More

Pre-Order ‘iPhone 4GS’ Case. Another iPhone 4G Parts Video

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iPhone accessory makers in China have often managed to get detailed specifications about Apple’s next mobile device and offered accessories before the product launch. New product launches create a huge demand and thus offers a great opportunity for accessory  companies to gain first mover advantage and supply the initial demand. Ideal-case.com is one the largest iPhone accessories trading companies in … Read More

Apple’s WWDC 2010 Keynote: Truth and Rumors

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As I look out the window here it’s a beautiful, sunny Summer day. So why does it feel like Christmas is about to arrive? Well, anyone tuned into the Apple universe will tell you that’s the way we feel every year before the WWDC keynote. Apple always arrives with a big sack of goodies for us. So what do our … Read More

Publish your own ebooks with Apple via iBookstore

This is a story that has sort of drifted under the radar for a while. Back in early May Lulu announced that they offer a service to aspirng writers for them to publish their own works via their service, which could then be distributed in the iBookstore. This is a valid way to get into publishing your works. But it was … Read More

Next Apple TV: $99, cloud storage and runs on iPhone OS 4?

If you were tired of hearing about iPhone 4G / HD leaks then now it’s time to reveal the next Apple TV. The new Apple TV (ATV) reportedly runs on iPhone OS 4, is powered by Apple’s custom-built A4 processor, is capable of full 1080p HD and would cost only $99. Engadget recently reported that they received details about the new … Read More

Skype 2.0 for iPhone allows voice calls over 3G

skype 3G voice calls

Skype has been a little slow at updating their iPhone app but version 2.0 brings some highly anticipated updates for all Skype users. Version 2.0 of Skype for iPhone allows voice calls using 3G connection. However, it is worth noting that Skype-to-Skype calls will be free for a limited time (end of August) after which there will be “a small monthly fee” Other … Read More

New iPhone 4G / HD screen resolution 960 x 640

iPhone 4G Screen Resolution 960x640

As WWDC 2010 gets closer more and more details about Apple’s next iPhone 4G / HD are being uncovered. Today SuperPhone.cz claimed that they had obtained the next iPhone 4G / HD  screen parts and examined it under a microscope to find out the exact screen resolution. They confirmed that new iPhone 4G / HD features a 960×640 screen resolution … Read More

Verizon iPhone 4G / HD in November?

News reports about the possibility of new iPhone 4G / HD on Verizon network are probably exciting to read but it is worth noting that speculation and rumors reach new high just before the WWDC and often don’t see the light of day. Today TheStreet reported on a new research note from Rodman Renshaw analyst which suggests that Apple could be planning to … Read More

Glu Mobile Memorial Day 99 Cent Sale Extravaganza

For a limited time, Glu Mobile is offering the following games for $0.99 in honor of Memorial Day Weekend. Deer Hunter 3D (iTunes Store Link) Family Guy Uncensored (iTunes Store Link) Super KO Boxing 2 (Read Review) Build-a-lot (Read Review) Bonsai Blast (iTunes Store Link) Glyder (Read Review) Glyder 2 (Read Review) Transformers G1 (Read Review) Taxi Fight (Read Review) … Read More

Foxconn promises 20% wages hike

Yesterday we covered a story on recent Foxconn suicides. The company where iPad, iPod touch and iPhone are being manufactured. Foxconn factory in China currently employs more than 400,000 workers and has been in the news as more than 13 employees have tried to commit suicide. We have been reading stories and comments which state that this rate of suicide is actually better … Read More