Apple developing Flash replacement called ‘Gianduia’

Gianduia is being touted as Apple’s (AAPL) replacement for Flash. When you consider that Flash is an application abstraction layer beneath which you can run games and videos, with a user interface and some GUI controls over the top, then perhaps it is. But it’s also quite a bit more. In actual fact Apple’s ‘Gianduia’ has been around for quite … Read More

Nintendo President: Apple is the “enemy of the future”

Apple Vs Nintendo In a week of revenue declines, and mixed messages from Nintendo (NTDOY.PK), finally some truthful comments concerning Apple seem to have emerged from the gaming company’s home land. Earlier in the week the President of Nintendo America waxed lyrical about promising sales figures, breaking records and the fact that the iPad was no threat to the Nintendo DS. In … Read More

Apple’s WWDC Sells Out. Focus on iPhone 4G, iPad and apps

When Apple (AAPL) announced plans for their annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC 2010) earlier this month, there was some trepidation among tech journalists and pundits. This year’s WWDC was to focus almost exclusively on the iPhone (4G?), iPad, and associated ecosystem of iTunes and apps. For the first time in a long time, perhaps ever, the Mac was taking a … 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

Hero of Sparta II iPhone. Trailer and First In-Game Images

Hero of Sparta for iPhone and iPod touch has been one of the most successful action games developed by Gameloft. The sequel to the popular game has been in news since April 2010 when the first game trailer was released. Today Gameloft published a new trailer with first in-game images of the game on YouTube. Open your eyes and discover the full … Read More

More details about Apple’s ‘iWallet’ plans emerge

We reported last month about some of Apple’s (AAPL) plans to turn the iPhone into your day to day device for financial transactions. In effect making it an “iWallet”. We also theorised that their purchase of Siri would allow them to integrate purchases into a new kind of search engine as part of the iPhones OS. Plans and Patents that Apple … Read More

Apple Gets Aggressive with Acquisitions

Apple (AAPL) has traditionally been a very conservative player in the often very cowboy world of Silicon Valley acquisitions. Perhaps it was the lack of dominance in the market or a business philosophy but up until very recently Apple was cautious and calculated. The past 12 months has marked a drastic change of pace. Apple has purchased mobile marketing company … Read More

Glu Mobile’s ‘Mini Golf Wacky Worlds’ iPhone Game Now Free

We recently received an update from Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) regarding the price drop of one of its most popular and entertaining 3D golf games called Mini Golf Wacky Worlds. We reviewed this title last year and the game was awarded 4 stars. From the review: Mini Golf Wacky Worlds is presented in full 3D with multiple camera angles to choose … 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

Microsoft Courier: Just a Concept after all

It was a sad day today as I scanned the web for news of what was new and exciting going on in the world of Technology. I came across confirmation of what myself, and many others feared for a long time. The Courier is not real. And it never will be. It was a moment for me personally similar to … Read More

Apple’s iAd to be a Premium Mobile Ad Service

The Wall Street Journal is reporting some interesting, and I think quite exciting, news about how Apple intends to position its iAd service. I have been saying for quite some time that I believe that Apple’s ad service would have to conform to some pretty high standards for Apple themselves to be happy with it. And because of that I … Read More

Hot News: Steve Jobs Writes An Open Letter About Flash

In a rather unusual move Steve Jobs has eschewed his normal curt emails from his iPhone or iPad and typed an opus on Apple’s reasoning behind not allowing Flash on iDevices. What’s more he’s posted it front page on the Apple corporate web site for all to see. It makes compelling reading, and calmly and clearly outlines the many factors … Read More

Apple Buys Intrinsity, Its Wider Implications

AnandTech has a fascinating piece on the early history of Intrinsity (the fabless semiconductor company behind Apple’s A4 processor in the iPad), and how they came to part of Apple’s portfolio of companies. As well as what that purchase actually means for Apple and other parts of the industry. The entire article is worth a read if you are interested … 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