Google Docs Editing Coming to the iPad Very Soon

Hidden away at the bottom of a blog post, Google today announced that their cloud based office technology, Google Docs, would be enhanced to allow mobile editing from Android devices and the Apple iPad. Here is the text from their post related to these new features… We’re launching new cloud-powered capabilities: two-step verification to help enhance security and soon, mobile … Read More

Stephen NorthcottGoogle Docs Editing Coming to the iPad Very Soon

GV Connect and GV Mobile + Google Voice apps for iPhone now available

GV Mobile Google Voice iPhone

The new app store review guidelines and changes in iPhone developer agreement has lead to the approval of many iPhone apps which were neither approved nor rejected. Apple did not allow any native Google voice application in the app store but after the revised guidelines were published two apps have been appoved. GV Connect ($2.99, App Store) and GV Mobile … Read More

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Apple Setting Up Newspaper and Magazine Subscriptions for iPad?

Something that a lot of the media outlets (both all digital outfits and converted to digital from more traditional print media) have wanted from Apple and the iPad is the ability to create a subscription type model for their publications. Indeed this is something that Rupert Murdoch, a recent convert to the “Church of Jobs”, is spending serious time sucking … Read More

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Unreal Engine SDK Coming to iOS “soon”

We have already reported on the very impressive demo that Epic showed on the iPhone 4 at Apple’s fall media event. After the event Epic made their “Epic Citadel” demo, running on the mobile version of their “Unreal” Engine, available as a free download via Apple’s App Store. It was available only for the later models of Apple’s iPods and … Read More

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Apple denies Steve Jobs ninja story [Animation]

Steve Jobs Ninja Story

A Japanese tabloid recently reported that Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs had to go through a security scan at the Kansai International Airport in July while he was returning from a vacation on his own private jet as he was carrying “throwing stars” in his luggage. The story quickly became popular as it received media attention and then Apple PR via AllThingsD issued a statement saying: Steve did … Read More

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Google Voice App for iPhone Coming Soon to the App Store

Apple has been busy updating it’s iPhone developer agreement and app store review guidelines and it sure has made a lot of people happy. Sean Kovacs, developer of the Google Voice application for iPhone called “GV Mobile” recently updated his Twitter status saying: Good news: I did get confirmation back from Apple that it will most likely get back in … Read More

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Apple To Launch iPad in China on Sept. 17th. Thailand’s AIS gets iPhone 4

Apple underlined the importance it sees in the Chinese market today by announcing that it is launching the iPad on Friday, this week. According to their announcement the WiFi only version is the only model they plan to sell. The 16, 32 and 64GB models will retail at CNY3988, CNY4788 and CNY5588 respectively. Making the prices comparable to most other … Read More

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Intel Purchase German chip manufacturer Infineon

Intel confirmed today what has been long rumored. They have purchased the German chip manufacturer Infineon. Why is this important to us at Touch Reviews? Well basically because Infineon provide the mobile communications chips in our iPhone, and most other mobile devices from well known smartphone manufacturers. Intel seems to have quite a roadmap ahead of itself these days. It is … Read More

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Second Gen iPad to feature Gyroscope?

iPad Teardown Reveals Gyroscope Part of Original Design In an interesting piece in EE Times they relate that when UBM Insights completed their teardown of the iPad they found an unpopulated area on the PCB next to the accelerometer which would fit a similar design of gyroscope to that found in the iPhone 4. They even went so far as … Read More

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Second Generation iPad in January. Smaller and Faster? [Rumor]

It is fairly obvious, if you stop and think for a moment, that Apple will have an update to the Apple A4 ready for future iPad and iPhone 4. One of the main reasons they need to do this is that as they increase screen size on these devices with Retina Display, they need more powerful GPUs to fill those … Read More

Stephen NorthcottSecond Generation iPad in January. Smaller and Faster? [Rumor]

Apple’s Trick to Hobble Unauthorized iPhone Accessories

When a company wants to make an accessory for your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch they are encouraged by Apple to enroll in the Apple “MFi” (Made For iPod) Program. Obviously the ‘i’, or ‘iPod’ in MFi now covers a multitude of devices. The thinking behind this scheme is that any product you buy with the MFi logo is of a guaranteed … Read More

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iPhone 4 ultrasn0w Carrier Unlock Now Available (Jailbreak)

If you have already jailbroken your iPhone 4 but are still waiting to free it from a carrier lock-in in your country then you have to wait no longer. The iPhone Dev Team have just announced on their blog that their ultrasn0w carrier unlock now supports the iPhone4! If you have not jailbroken your iPhone 4 yet then be sure … Read More

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Fix for JailbreakMe the iOS 4 PDF Font Security Hole (Jailbreak Required)

The recent Mobile Safari based jailbreak exploit takes advantage of a bug in Apple’s PDF font rendering frameworks to have your iPhone 4, iPad or iPod Touch execute a piece of code. Whilst this is very handy if you want to jailbreak your iPhone with jailbreakme, it actually means that any web site can run anything it wants on any … Read More

Stephen NorthcottFix for JailbreakMe the iOS 4 PDF Font Security Hole (Jailbreak Required)

Free invisibleSHIELD 4fix for iPhone 4 owners at Best Buy

invisibleSHIELD 4FIX iPhone 4

If you were not happy with Apple offering free bumper cases as a fix for the “antennagate” issue then you might want to visit the nearest Best Buy store. Even though many cases for the new iPhone 4 solve the reception issue they hide the beautiful stainless steel band but, invisibleSHIELD’s 4fix for iPhone 4 seems to be the perfect … Read More

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Apple posts iPhone 4 Press Conference Video

Apple was quick to post the video of iPhone 4 press conference on its website. If you missed our live coverage then head over to Apple.com to stream the video online. Be sure to read our July 16th iPhone 4 press conference round up here. Apple has also posted some new information about its antenna design & testing facilities in which they … Read More

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