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

Apple Announces WWDC 2010 Dates. June 7 in San Francisco

Today Apple announced the dates for this years Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2010) which will take place from June 7 – 11 at San Francisco’s Moscone West convention center. The five-day conference will include iPad development sessions and hands-on working labs for iPhone OS 4. Scott Forstall, Apple’s senior vice president of iPhone Software said: This year’s WWDC offers … Read More

Facebook Videos on iPad and iPhone?

Apple has been very clear in its approach towards Flash on their popular mobile devices. Steve Jobs reportedly called Adobe lazy after the announcement of iPad and called it buggy and blamed it to be one of the top reasons why Mac crashes. The dominance of Apple in mobile products is pushing poplar services to provide iDevice supported content 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

WiFi sync App for iPhone and iPad. Will Apple Approve?

iPhone WiFi sync iPhone Wi-Fi sync is an upcoming app which does exactly what the name suggests. It allows you to sync your information from your desktop computer (Apple or Windows) via iTunes, with your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad (and visa-versa), much the same way that you can do right now via USB. It will never be as fast … Read More

Lost Apple ‘iPhone 4G’ Prototype Debacle Turns Serious

Gizmodo have just published the search warrant and seizure documents relating to the search of Jason Chen’s home and seizure of his computers. Chen is the blogger who works for Gizmodo and was point of contact for them obtaining Apple’s lost prototype iPhone 4G. Jason has also written an account of what occurred when he returned home to find police … Read More

News roundup on all things ‘Apple and iPhone 4G’

Apple’s next gen iPhone 4G was found in a bar. A popular technology blog buys the ‘lost’ phone for $5000 and then Apple sends an official letter. The iPad was banned in Israel and some US Universities, and then unbanned in Israel, whilst a fix has been detailed for the Universities by various bloggers and websites around the web. Adobe … Read More

Apple’s Next Gen iPod touch Prototype With Camera on eBay

The last couple of weeks certainly haven’t been stellar for Apple’s R&D department. First came the loss and retrieval of the next generation iPhone 4G compliments of Gray Powell. Now something just as intriguing showed up this weekend on eBay and subsequently disappeared. Remember those rumors of the third generation iPod Touch getting a camera? Remember how it was almost a … 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

Apple hires App Store Game Editorial Chief

Apple has shown that it is taking games more and more seriously over the last few months. This is another move in that direction. Matt Casamassina, previously the ‘editor-at-large’ over at IGN has been hired by Apple as their App Store Game Editor in Chief. Matt explains what this means on his personal weblog : In a nutshell, I will be … Read More

Robot Rampage: Download Origin8’s Popular iPhone Game for Free

Today Origin8 sent us an update regarding the price drop of their iPhone arcade-style side scroller “Robot Rampage!” The game is now available for free (usual price $0.99) from Friday 23rd April. We reviewed (read it here) Robot Rampage for iPhone and iPod touch in early February and it scored perfect 5 star rating. From the review: I love Robot Rampage….. You … 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