Palm Pre 2 and webOS 2.0 announced

Palm Pre 2 webOS 2.0

One of the down sides to announcing a new handset and OS revision the day before a major Apple announcement is it tends to get forgotten in all the shiny goodness from Cupertino. As if to prove that point, Palm (or HP, depending on how you look at it) told the world it can expect an update to webOS and … Read More

Oliver HaslamPalm Pre 2 and webOS 2.0 announced

EA (ERTS) Acquires Chillingo

It turns out that it’s not just Apple who has huge cash reserves and a shopping list. iOS game publishers have been on the radar of some of the big players in the industry. Ngmoco was recently acquired by Japanese gaming outfit DeNA for $400+ million and today EA annouced that they have acquired Chillingo Ltd., one of the premium … Read More

Ravin MohindruEA (ERTS) Acquires Chillingo

BlackBerry PlayBook 64GB model and 5,300mAh battery confirmed

blackberry playbook specs

RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie gave in some more details on the smartphone giant’s upcoming tablet at Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (or GITEX) this week, and one in particular caught everyone’s eye. Ever since RIM announced it was entering into the tablet market (is it really a market when there’s only one real device out there?) the lack of any mention … Read More

Oliver HaslamBlackBerry PlayBook 64GB model and 5,300mAh battery confirmed

HyperMac to Cease Sale of Apple MagSafe Patented Cables

HyperMac Apple MagSafe iPhone

If you were thinking of getting hold of a MagSafe compatible external battery pack for your Macintosh laptop and/or iPhone or iPod, then now is the time to do so. HyperMac had this to say on their website on Monday : If you wish to get the world’s ONLY external battery and car charger solution that works with ALL MacBook, … Read More

Stephen NorthcottHyperMac to Cease Sale of Apple MagSafe Patented Cables

Atomic Tom performs live on their iPhones

PR’s a wonderful thing, especially if you’re a local band wanting some free publicity. What’s the best way to get free publicity? Well, getting half the world’s top tech blogs to post about you works, and that’s what Atomic Tom managed to do with a supposedly impromptu performance aboard a New York train. The tech angle? How about the whole … Read More

Oliver HaslamAtomic Tom performs live on their iPhones

Free iPods for Chile’s rescued miners

We’ve all been mesmerized by pictures of Chile’s miners being pulled from their collapsed mine over the last 24 hours, but if freedom wasn’t enough reason to be happy, here’s a bonus – a free iPod! As bizarre as it may sound, AppAdvice is reporting via LeFigaro that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is going to give all 33 miners a free … Read More

Oliver HaslamFree iPods for Chile’s rescued miners

Cut the Rope sells 1 Million copies in just 10 days

Prolific iOS publisher Chillingo today announced that their latest smash hit game, puzzler Cut the Rope, has hit the 1,000,000 sales mark. Not remarkable enough for you? How about this: that million mark was reached in just 10 days! Created by developer ZeptoLab, Cut the Rope is a delightful little physics based puzzle game and is available for both iPhone … Read More

Oliver HaslamCut the Rope sells 1 Million copies in just 10 days

T3 Names iPad Gadget of The Year

No, a Terminator has not endorsed Apple’s tablet computer, it’s the “prestigious” awards ceremony held in London last night, where the votes of 750,000 readers and an expert panel are used to determine technology awards. The iPad beat its own slightly younger sibling (the iPhone 4) out of the top spot to win the overall “Gadget of the Year” category. … Read More

Stephen NorthcottT3 Names iPad Gadget of The Year

DeNA considering $400+ Million acquisition of ngmoco?

San Francisco based iOS game developer ngmoco could be the subject of a $400m takeover by Japanese gaming outfit DeNA according to TechCrunch’s Mike Arrington. Ngmoco (Next Generation MObile COmpany) is famed for its iPhone and iPad games, with hits such as Rolando and Star Defence, and is now looking to expand into the Android arena more aggressively. Their past … Read More

Oliver HaslamDeNA considering $400+ Million acquisition of ngmoco?

Android Surpasses Apple’s iPhone in Recent US Sales

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During the six months leading up to August of this year smartphone handset sales break down like this: Android : 32% iPhone : 25% Blackberry : 26% While Apple’s iPhone market share has held steady, Android’s has grown. Overall the iPhone’s install base has actually grown slightly to 29%, and RIM’s Blackberry share has dropped. But the real winner is … Read More

Stephen NorthcottAndroid Surpasses Apple’s iPhone in Recent US Sales

Apple Begins Selling iPhone 4 Bumper as Free Case Program Ends

iphone 4 bumper

Did you get your free iPhone 4 bumper or case? I hope so, as Apple has officially closed their freebie program. If you are a new iPhone buyer and still experiencing the infamous ‘death grip’ issue resulting in dropped calls then a call to AppleCare might still prove fruitful – Apple had been known to give out bumpers before the free … Read More

Oliver HaslamApple Begins Selling iPhone 4 Bumper as Free Case Program Ends

Android enterprise market share grows, still below Apple (AAPL) iOS

In for months covering May 2010 to August 2010, Google’s Android OS grew its market share within the corporate environment from 10% to 16% – up from just 3% in November of 2009. Impressive stuff. But what about iOS, the operating system that powers Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPads, iPhones and iPods? It’s not doing too shabby either! During the same period, iOS … Read More

Oliver HaslamAndroid enterprise market share grows, still below Apple (AAPL) iOS

No Facetime for Middle Eastern iPhone 4 Users? [Rumor]

saudi iphone 4 FaceTime

A Facebook thread from SaudiMac has noted that all references to Facetime have been removed from Apple’s regional sites. This is a rumor at the moment but, sounds pretty plausible based on what has happened recently with RIMs Blackberry in Qatar and Yemen, as well as India. In the Blackberry’s case the governments of some countries objected to data being … Read More

Stephen NorthcottNo Facetime for Middle Eastern iPhone 4 Users? [Rumor]

Redsn0w Jailbreak for iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G Running iOS 4.1

The iPhone Dev-Team have released a beta version of their Redsn0w application today that allows users to jailbreak the iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G running the iOS 4.1 firmware that was released a few weeks ago. The software uses the same DFU-mode exploit that’s been used since the 2.x jailbreaks. From the Dev-Teams blog: We’ve released a beta version … Read More

Killian BellRedsn0w Jailbreak for iPhone 3G and iPod Touch 2G Running iOS 4.1

The Sims 3 Ambitions By Electronic Arts Now Available for iPhone

Sims 3 World Adventures iPhone iPad excavation_mini_games

In case you missed it, last week EA Mobile released one of the most popular simulation games in the App Store called ‘The Sims 3 Ambitions’ The game offers a lot of new content and has already proved to be a huge hit by reaching the Top 25 paid category in less than a week. The Sims 3 Ambitions for iPhone offers … Read More

Ravin MohindruThe Sims 3 Ambitions By Electronic Arts Now Available for iPhone