iOS 4.0.1 for iPhone 4 to be released today?

Most people had assumed that iOS 4.1, released to developers yesterday, was actually the update that we should be looking at for hopes of a fix for the iPhone 4 reception issue. It does seem likely that any “fix” would have already been rolled into that developer build. It is hard for me to comment though as I don’t have … Read More

iPhone 4 Press Conference on Friday

The iPhone 4 did not receive the perfect launch Apple must have hoped for. The new iPhone 4 broke sale records for Apple but the reception issue has become a major crisis for Apple. Consumers and technology sites started covering the ‘Death Grip’ issue even before the new phone was officially made available but Consumer Reports pulling their recommendation came … Read More

iPhone 4 Bumper Case Fixes Antenna Issues – Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports today announced that the Apple Bumper Case helps in resolving the antenna issues with the new iPhone 4. Consumer Reports tested an iPhone 4 with the bumper case and found that covering the lower left hand portion of the case did not affect the signal strength the same way that it did in an iPhone 4 without the … Read More

Microsoft to Apple: The iPhone 4 is your Vista

Who could forget Microsoft’s PR nightmare with Windows Vista? It seemed like everyone had something bad to say about Vista. Even Microsoft fan boys joined the party when it came to mocking Microsoft over Windows Vista. Over the last several weeks, however, the same atmosphere that existed during the Vista launch seems to exist over the iPhone 4 launch. It … Read More

Apple Releases iOS 4.1 Beta to Developers

Apple today released to developers the first beta version of iOS 4.1. This beta release is only targeted for the iPhone and iPod devices and does not include the iPad on the list of supported devices. Apple has still not stated when they will release iOS 4 for the iPad. The beta release of iOS 4.1 updates the modem firmware … Read More

Apple Acquires Poly9. Another Mapping Company

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has apparently added to its mapping company portfolio today as we are hearing reports that it has picked up the Quebec based mapping company Poly9. Poly9’s staff are said to have been moved to California, and their website is now no longer available. One of Poly9’s products is a “cross browser, cross platform 3D globe which does not … Read More

Blackberry Coming Under Pressure from Apple and Google for Market Share

It seems that the fairytale success of the Blackberry is coming under increasing pressure from both Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) , as demand for iPhone 4 and Android handsets, and their increasing market share steadily encroaches on RIM’s market dominance. A recent survey from ChangeWave Research completed at the end of June, prior to the iPhone 4 launch, shows that RIM … Read More

Pegatron Apple’s second manufacturer for Desktops and Verizon iPhone 4?

DigiTimes has published a few reports in the recent past which suggest that Apple is probably looking for a second manufacturer for their products. Last month they claimed that Pegatron will manufacture CDMA (Verizon Wireless) version of iPhone 4 and we could expect it as early as Q4. Today they published a new report claiming that Pegatron has managed to secure manufacturing orders for Apple desktops … Read More

Create apps for Android with Google’s ‘App Inventor’

Apple’s app store over the past two years has seen substantial growth in the number of developers developing for the iOS devices. In a recent report AppStore HQ revealed some interesting numbers which show that there are around 43,000 active developers for the iOS platform and just around 10,000 developers for the Android platform. The availability of quality apps for the iPhone, … Read More

Consumer Reports Can’t Recommend iPhone 4 due to Reception Issues

Consumer Reports has completed its lab testing of the iPhone 4, and despite it scoring higher than all other mobile phones it was compared to, in all categories bar one, they cannot recommend it. And understandably so. Their lab tests show that the reception issues that many claim the iPhone 4 has are in fact repeatable. Here is what they … Read More

BMW supports iPod Out by Apple

BMW iPod Out Apple

BMW recently posted a video which shows the new iPod Out integration in action. The iDrive interface concept will allow you to experience and control applications on your iPhone or iPod touch. BMW introduces the next level of automotive consumer electronic device integration by supporting Apple’s new iPod Out functionality. The new feature allows applications on Apple devices to be controlled and experienced with … Read More

New iPod Shuffle or Apple iWatch? (Rumor)

new ipod shuffle Apple

A 3cm by 3cm display marked as an Apple component is causing some excitement on the internet. The web site tw.apple.pro, perviously responsible for accurate discoveries of components for the iPhone 4, claims to have received this component from a reliable source. And the Apple branding on the part suggests that at least it is an Apple prototype part. Guesses … Read More

“Zombie Flick” for iPhone Coming to the App Store this July

Zombie Flick iPhone

Zombie games on the App Store have been a huge success. This week Apple has featured 32 best Zombie games for the iPhone/iPod touch. If you love zombie games then go ahead and check out the featured list of games here. Full Fat, developers of the hugely popular pick-up-and-play soccer game Deadball Specialist ($.99, App Store) are now ready to dive … Read More

New iPod Touch Specifications (Rumor)

New iPod touch

John Lewis, a large UK retailer, has put on a presentation at an event called Christmas in July where it has detailed the specifications for the next iPod Touch revision, that it says it has heard from reliable supplier sources. Basically they are saying that the next iPod Touch will have a 5MP camera, LED Flash and an accelerometer and … Read More