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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

“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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

Apple Briefly Advertises For iTunes Fraud Prevention Specialist

We covered the iTunes 4th of July “Hack” yesterday. Apple issued a statement claiming that only 400 accounts were compromised in this recent, and first “major” iTunes related fraud. To put that in perspective that is some 0.0003% of all iTunes accounts currently active. And when you consider all the … Read the Full Story →

iPhone 4 Supplies Constrained. iPad Shipping in Increasing Quantities

I was at one of our local Malls here in Thailand today. Checking the price of Apple gear in stores here is always a good barometer of global supply chains. A 16GB iPhone 4 was marked up at 60,000 Baht, which is over $2000. Whereas a 3G iPad was on … Read the Full Story →

Apple Issues Statement on July 4th iTunes “Hack”

Over the July 4th weekend news of a “Massive” iTunes App Store hack was circulated around the web. We were advised to lock down our credit cards, change our passwords and to generally panic! What seemed to be happening was that some hacked individuals iTunes accounts, that have been readily … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s App Store Still the Developer’s Outlet of Choice

AppStore HQ, and Distimo have some interesting analysis on the sate of the Apple and Android App Stores. The amount of developers for Android is growing steadily, and currently stands at just over 10,000 in number. But the Android Marketplace is still top heavy with free apps, and devs. don’t … Read the Full Story →

Facebook Updates iPhone App Adds iOS 4 Fast App Switching

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Facebook today updated their iPhone app which now supports iOS 4 fast app switching and includes high resolution icons. In addition to support for iOS 4 features the update adds Korean and Russian localizations and also fixes minor bugs. Facebook for iPhone makes it easy to stay connected and share … Read the Full Story →

MobileMe Gallery App updated for Apple’s iPhone 4

MobileMe Gallery App iPhone 4

Apple today updated their MobileMe Gallery App for iPhone & iPod touch. Version 1.1.1 now allows you to download higher resolution images on iPhone 4 when connected to a Wi-Fi network  and also includes various bug fixes. MobileMe Gallery is a free app which enables members of MobileMe service to view pictures … Read the Full Story →

Apple Hiring Antenna Engineers. Replacement iPhone 4 fixes issue for one

In what seems bad timing on Apple’s part, or perhaps a move borne out of necessity, they have started advertising for Antenna Engineers. What ever happened to Grey Powell I wonder? The now famous Apple Base-band engineer who lost the iPhone 4 prototype? Perhaps Apple could do with putting him … Read the Full Story →