After initial concerns that the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan would couse significant delays in iPad 2 production, it appears the impact may be less severe than anticipated.
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
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.
With mere days until the international iPad 2 launch, Apple has announced UK pricing for its latest wunder-tab.
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
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
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’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 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
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
When Steve Jobs introduced the iAd network he was particularly very excited about Apple entering into the mobile advertising industry. iAd promises to deliver “The emotion of TV. The interactivity of digital. The power of mobility.” Worlds most advanced mobile operating system (iOS) certainly deserves unique and creative ways for brands to reach out to their audience. Apple’s iAd is … Read More
There’s nothing iPhone fans like to throw at Android users more than the good old fragmentation argument. With so many manufacturers using the open-source Android operating system and building their own hardware as they see fit, the issue of a fragmented development environment has been thrown at Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) on a regular basis. The whole thing is a storm in a … Read More
Back in September, Touch Reviews reported on Google’s announcement of bringing Google Docs editing to Apple’s iOS devices – the iPhone and the iPad. Well, the search giant has just announced a new documents editor that now supports editing on your mobile browser. Google are rolling this service out over the next few days, initially for English-language users with Android … Read More
The tablet market competition is finally starting to heat up with real video of the BlackBerry PlayBook arriving, and the Samsung Galaxy is starting to show up in stores around the world. One tablet we haven’t heard much about is the Toshiba Folio 100 – and now even the stores who do stock it kinda wish they didn’t! DSG International, … Read More
HP recently claimed that demand for its HP Slate had exceeded expectations, which sounds great, right? Unfortunately for the hardware giant, that isn’t the whole story. When expectations amount to just 5000 units, exceeding it should be all that hard! You read that right folks. According to AppleInsider, HP’s internal projections pointed to an anticipated demand of just 5000 pieces, … Read More