iPad Will Change Mobile Advertising As Well?

The phrase game changer has been used a lot during the month of the iPad’s public existence. In some cases it’s been overused but in others it’s the perfect expression of how different the iPad is and will become. The world has seen and used tablet computers before but you get a sense looking at the product that it is … Read More

Mobile Operators Announce App Store To Compete With Apple

A consortium of mobile operators, including Verizon Wireless, AT&T, NTT DoCoMo, Deutsche Telekom, China Mobile and Vodafone, have announced an agreement to create a unified mobile application store. This is of course a direct attempt by the providers to muscle away some of the power Apple now exerts on the mobile market and place it back in the hands of … Read More

The iPad Gold Rush | Development On Rise

New products always elicit excitement and aggregate buzz around them. The iPad has been a perfect example of this truth. We’ve documented the build up to, and aftermath of, the iPad announcement in many articles. Now new information has come out providing further empirical evidence of the excitement the iPad has caused. Flurry is a San Francisco-based analytics company that … Read More

iPad Pressure Already Being Felt?

Much has been made about Apple’s lack of Flash support on their portable devices. A few articles here have already discussed it and the likely repercussions. News out of the tech world today seems to indicate the pressure and promise of the iPad is forcing some major web sites to rethink their strategy and make their content available to non-Flash … Read More

iPhone 4G Coming Soon? New Evidence

As we predicted in an earlier post, with the iPad announcement out of the way, the hype and rumors are really starting to accumulate around the iPhone 4G. The still rumored device will probably be announced in June during the WWDC; as has been the tradition in the past. Until then, we have to subsist on the diet of rumors … Read More

iPhone Game Developers Outnumber Competition | Research

Some numbers came out recently that reinforce what a lot of people would just guess based on their intuition. Game Developer Research (GDR) recently released its 2009/2010 survey of game developers. The numbers empirically prove the notion that the iPhone dominates the mobile gaming market. According to the survey, iPhone game developers outnumber Nintendo DS and Sony PSP developers two … Read More

Is Flash On The Way Out? More Evidence

Flash or Flame Out? It may have seemed like a typically hyperbolic Steve Jobs when he labelled Adobe “lazy” during an internal Apple town hall meeting. Yet, as people start to question whether Flash’s time has passed, more evidence mounts that Mr. Jobs may not have been suffering from a fit of pique after all. Case in point: a nasty … Read More

iPad Gaming, What Does the Future Hold?

One of the first things things that was shown off during the razzle and dazzle of the Apple iPad launch (all you need to know) were the games. Many of the successful developers of the the App Store were there showing off how their games looked and played on the iPhone’s big brother. The fact that the iPad will be … Read More

Will Google Tablet and JooJoo Be Contenders To The iPad?

iPad Contenders or Pretenders? It’s been barely a month since the iPad launch that created a whole new personal computing niche. As the dust settles, the first serious contenders are starting to step forward and test the waters. While many tablet computing systems have emerged over the past year, a great many of them during CES, there are really only … Read More

iPhone/iPod touch Software Version 3.1.3 Now Available

iPhone OS 3.1.3 and iPhone OS 3.1.3 for iPod touch software update details CoreAudio Impact: Playing a maliciously crafted mp4 audio file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution Description: A buffer overflow exists in the handling of mp4 audio files. Playing a maliciously crafted mp4 audio file may lead to an unexpected application termination or … Read More

Prominent Game Developers Await iPad

With the iPad announcement come and gone, the anticipation around the device moves to its public availability and the games and apps that will come with that availability. Recently two of the major iPhone game development houses, Tapulous and Firemint, indicated they are already laying plans for gaming on the iPad. In an article on GamesIndustry.biz, both development houses expressed … Read More

iTunes 9.0.3 Update Now Available | Software Update

iTunes 9.0.3 update is now available for download so hit the update option and check out what’s new! Details: iTunes 9.0.3 provides a number of important bug fixes, including: • iTunes no longer ignores your “Remember password for purchases” setting. • Addresses problems with syncing some Smart Playlists and Podcasts with iPod. • Resolves a problem recognizing when iPod is … Read More

Stephen Colbert Uses iPad As Prop In Grammy Awards | Effortless Ubiquity?

Effortless Ubiquity Taylor Swift may have won the Grammy for Album of the Year Sunday night but the real winner at this year’s Grammy Awards was clearly Apple. In one of the ultimate product placement stunts of all time, Stephen Colbert used an iPad as a prop during his presentation. And although it seemed like a little bit of comedic … Read More