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

Ravin MohindruCreate apps for Android with Google’s ‘App Inventor’

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

Stephen NorthcottConsumer Reports Can’t Recommend iPhone 4 due to Reception Issues

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

Ravin MohindruBMW supports iPod Out by Apple

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

Stephen NorthcottNew iPod Shuffle or Apple iWatch? (Rumor)

“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

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

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

Stephen NorthcottNew iPod Touch Specifications (Rumor)

White iPhone 4 Box Images Leaked

White iPhone 4 Box

For all of you holding on out there desperately for signs of White iPhone 4 shipping here’s a titbit to keep you salivating a while longer. 9TO5Mac have managed to get hold of a “spy shot” of a White iPhone 4 box for you to make do with while you wait for the real thing to arrive. If you can’t … Read More

Stephen NorthcottWhite iPhone 4 Box Images Leaked

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 facts Apple’s history to date is considerably better than most … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Briefly Advertises For iTunes Fraud Prevention Specialist

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 sale for 20,000 Baht, which is around $620. The store … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPhone 4 Supplies Constrained. iPad Shipping in Increasing Quantities

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 available on the Chinese Black Market for some time, were … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Issues Statement on July 4th iTunes “Hack”

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 seem to be making that much money there. In contrast … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple’s App Store Still the Developer’s Outlet of Choice

Facebook Updates iPhone App Adds iOS 4 Fast App Switching

iPhone Facebook iOS 4

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 information with friends. Use your iPhone to start a conversation … Read More

Ravin MohindruFacebook Updates iPhone App Adds iOS 4 Fast App Switching

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 on their iDevice. Features — View your entire gallery including … Read More

Ravin MohindruMobileMe Gallery App updated for Apple’s iPhone 4

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 back to work on this issue? This has all caused … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Hiring Antenna Engineers. Replacement iPhone 4 fixes issue for one