Apple’s First Generation iPhone to be retired

At the iPhone OS 4.0 “Sneak Peek” the original iPhone was conspicuous by it’s lack of a mention. The 3G was mentioned, but only in terms of it’s version of iPhone OS 4.0 being unable to multi-task. Today Steve Jobs, who has been quite busy emailing from his own iPhone recently, replied to a customer enquiring about the future of … Read More

iPhone developer agreement Section 3.3.1 and Apple’s Intentions

Much has been made about Section 3.3.1 of the new iPhone developer’s agreement: Applications may only use Documented APIs in the manner prescribed by Apple and must not use or call any private APIs. Applications must be originally written in Objective-C, C, C++, or JavaScript as executed by the iPhone OS WebKit engine, and only code written in C, C++, … Read More

Twitter acquires Tweetie: Renames it “Twitter for iPhone” makes it free

Tweetie were very late to update their app when the iPad was launched. Well, they didn’t actually launch one. That made a few people curious. Now we know why. Twitter has just bought Atebits, the company who makes Tweetie for the iPhone. Tweetie will now be renamed as “Twitter for iPhone”, and Tweetie’s author, Loren Brichter, will be joining the … Read More

35% of iPad Apps are games: Report

Distimo, from their own About page, is an “innovative app store analytics company built to solve the challenges created by a widely fragmented app store marketplace filled with equally fragmented information and statistics.” They offer a free service for Developers who are interested in monitoring the mobile app ecosystem. They also offer free analytics tools for developers so they can … Read More

‘Marvel Comics’ for Apple iPad. A Killer App

Many people have speculated the iPad will bring genre changing applications to much of the print media industry. As a lifelong comic nerd, I was especially interested in how the comic industry would accept the new delivery medium. Marvel Comics has always been ahead of other companies in embracing new technology so it be no surprise they’ll be on the … Read More

EA Announces 5 Blockbuster Games for Apple’s iPad

EA Games for the iPad! Those who have already pre-ordered their iPads have stared buying apps and games for the new Apple product. The iTunes store URL’s for the iPad app store are live and you can easily find the new games by following a few tips we listed earlier today. EA are prepared for the ‘grand opening’ of the … Read More

Apple iPad Apps, many with the suffix HD, show up in iTunes

It seems that a few iPad apps and games are starting to pop up in the iTunes App Store today. The incredibly popular Parachute Panic, which boasts 4 Million+ downloads as well as Scoreloop Social Gaming integration has just shown up as “Parachute Panic HD”. [iTunes Store] Doing a search for iPad today in iTunes 9.1 now shows up quite … Read More

EA Mobile’s Mirror’s Edge for iPad to cost $14.99

Update: EA Mobile has reduced the price to $12.99 In December last year we reported details about EA Mobile’s upcoming game for iPhone called Mirror’s Edge which was scheduled for launch in January 2010. The game however ran into unexpected delays and is still not available for the iPhone. There have been various rumors about  Apple giving select developers early access … Read More

First Apple iPad Reviews hit the web (Video)

First iPad Reviews The first batch of iPad reviews are in the wild and the likes of Stephen Fry (@stephenfry) are tweeting unpacking videos, and images of iPad screens bulging with apps. Hard to explain the awesomeness of Smule’s Magic Piano app (they gave us Ocarina for iPhone): amazing. Best App of all theodore Gray Wolfram Periodic table. Everything is … Read More

A Flood of Apple iPad App Announcements

The iPad is in the mail, the iTunes 9.1 upgrade is available, and now all that remains is to fill that iPad with lots and lots of apps. News of new and impending iPad applications has been trickling out over the last couple of weeks through official and unofficial channels. Now, with April 3rd ever so close, the floodgates have … Read More

Apple iPhone 4G Specification Rumors

iPhone 4G Now that we’re less than a week away from the launch of the iPad, the most hotly anticipated Apple device is the next generation iPhone. The fact it will launch this summer at WWDC is almost a given at this point. The real cause for speculation now are the device specifications. Thanks to John Gruber’s excellent Daring Fireball … Read More

“iAds” coming to Apple iPhone or iPad near you soon

As we mentioned in previous weeks, when reporting on Admob’s market penetration figures, Apple is set to launch it’s own ad service very soon. This is off the back of their rather clever purchase of Quattro Wireless, while Google still waits to complete it’s purchase of AdMob. From sources speaking to MediaPost it seems that these ads will first be … Read More

Apple Posts iPad Guided Tours

The Apple iPad has been the focus of all major technology blogs and with less than a week left for the device to launch in the US market the excitement continues to build. Earlier today we reported that all those who pre-ordered their iPads started receiving shipping notices and for some the delivery date mentioned was April 1. In the past Apple … Read More

Apple ‘iPad’ now shipping

Apple enthusiasts every where! Rejoice! News is starting to pop up on various blogs today that those who pre-ordered their iPads on the first day of availability started getting shipping notices. 9To5Mac and Macrumors provide separate reports of the glorious news on their sites. This news is likely to kick off a frenzied week of lead up to the first … Read More

Order your Apple iPad clone while stocks last. Only $290!

As I predicted last week the iPad is now in short supply. With in-store pickup and delivery dates pushed back in the US for all but the lucky few who ordered early, people may start to get desperate and rush to buy products from sources other than Apple. Chinese manufacturers have long been copying the iPhone and iPod, and undercutting … Read More