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

Apple’s iPhone, iPad OS 4 Jailbroken? There’s an App For That

From the dark corners of the Internet comes the news many have been waiting to hear. Tech blog Geekword is reporting famous/infamous iPhone hacker geohot has indirectly leaked the name of his iPhone OS 4.0 jailbreaking tool. According to the report, the domain name limera1n.com is registered to the same owner as blackra1n.com and that owner is geohot of course. … 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 iPad Camera Connection Kit Has Undocumented Uses

Whether it’s the inquisitive nature of computer users as a whole, or simply a desire to get the most out of your purchase, discovery of the undocumented uses for an Apple product is a popular past time. The lack of a documented method to connect an iPhone to a physical keyboard led to development of the BTstack Keyboard application. While … 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

Amazon worried about Apple’s iPad?

Some say that Amazon is worried about the iPad. Amazon was always going to face competition from other e-Book readers. But they perhaps didn’t expect the paradigm shift that has potentially come with the iPad and Apple’s iBook Store. Even so, Amazon has just posted earning results which were higher than Wall Street expected. They did, however, follow them up with far … 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

Apple adds ‘Gmail Archive’ to iPhone OS 4

Apple have added a Gmail “Archive” feature to the iPhone’s native Mail app. It works in a similar way to “Delete”, in that you swipe the mail you want to archive, but choose to archive instead of delete. Seeing as Gmail accounts have “unlimited” space for archiving to this seems like a neat addition. The Mail app will bring significant … Read More

Apple Rumored To Be Interested in ARM

Buying chip designers and manufacturers seems to be the new sport in Silicon Valley. First Apple bought PA Semi and was then rumored to have purchased Intrinsity. Google recently purchased Agnilux. Now rumors are circulating Apple has it’s eyes on the biggest prize of all, ARM. Various news sites around the Internet, including Engadget and TUAW, are reporting a proposed … Read More