Apple Orders 12,000 Terabytes of Storage for iTunes Video Content

According to a recent report from StorageNewsletter.com, Apple has ordered 12,000 terabytes (12 petabyes) of storage from Isilon Systems for hosting video content on the iTunes Store. The deal was said to “probably” make Apple Isulon’s largest customer, and could indicate that plans for a digital locker service to store media and content in the cloud is coming together nicely, … Read More

Apple Asks Toyota to Remove Theme & Ads from Cydia

A recent Toyota advertising campaign hit the headlines a couple of days ago, after the car giant released a theme for the iPhone publicizing its Scion car through the jailbreak application Cydia. Toyota’s deal with Cydia was short-lived, however, after a request from Apple saw the theme removed from the ModMyI repository. The theme was available from Cydia since February, … Read More

Apple to License AirPlay Video Streaming to Third-Party Devices?

A Bloomberg report published today suggests that Apple may be planning to license its AirPlay service to third-party devices that would allow users to stream video content from iTunes or their iOS device straight to their HDTV. AirPlay will already stream audio to non-Apple devices, but in order to enjoy video streaming to your TV, you need the $99 AppleTV … Read More

BlackBerry PlayBook Priced, Dated

The wait is over folks, for this morning Research In Motion brought us pricing (in Canada and the US at least) for its upcoming slate computer, the PlayBook.

Sony Has “No Intention of Withdrawing from iTunes”

Recent rumors regarding Sony’s displeasure with Apple and suggestions that the company could soon pull its content from iTunes have been dismissed by Sony’s Chief Operating Officer Shawn Layden. According to Silicon Valley Insider, Layden referred to a previous comment from Sony’s Chief Executive, who told an Australian newspaper that he hoped the company could would not need to sell … Read More

AT&T Selling 8GB iPhone 3GS For $49

With Verizon getting its hands on the iPhone 4 this month, AT&T have been scrambling to keep their existing customers by offering more data, free micro-cells and giving away their first born children. Clearly not convinced that’s going to work, the 2nd largest carrier in the United States is now trying a new approach – offering a cheap iPhone. Now … Read More

Jobs : MobileMe will “get a lot better in 2011″

Steve Jobs has been answering customer emails again this week, allegedly. This time it is on the subject of MobileMe. People either love or hate MobileMe, just about the same way that people either love or hate Marmite or Julian Assange. Those that hate MobileMe quote its inflated price for features which can be obtained for free elsewhere on the … Read More

Samsung Galaxy Tab Sales Cross 600k in the First Month

Samsung’s entry into the burgeoning tablet market, the Galaxy Tab, has sold 600,000 units according to the Korean technology giant. This impressive figure comes from a worldwide market of 30 countries, reports Electronista, and makes the Galaxy Tab the world’s second fastest selling tablet behind Apple’s iPad. After a stuttering release throughout many countries over the last few weeks, Samsung’s Android-based … Read More

Apple’s iAd Appearing in France Ahead of December Launch?

iAd France

Apple recently announced that they would be launching the iAd network in UK and France in December however, according to one of our readers based in France the ads have already started showing on a free app called SunLite (View in iTunes). iAd provides mobile ads for iOS devices and the brands which have committed to participate include L’Oréal, Renault, … Read More

Google’s CEO shows off Nexus S at the Web 2.0 Summit

Google Nexus S

Speculation as to whether Google would launch a follow up to its semi-popular Nexus One Handset has been rife for quite some time, but we can finally put it all to bed. A combination of some snooping by the team over at Engadget and Google CEO showing off a mystery handset at the Web 2.0 Summit last week seems to … Read More