Twitter for iPhone Now Live. Tweetie 2 Gone from App Store

In early April we reported that Tweetie (developed by Atebits) was acquired by Twitter and the hugely popular iPhone app would be renamed as ‘Twitter for iPhone’ The most recent update of Tweetie 2 had an eater egg which featured a slot machine and the winning combination revealed a note saying, the new app was “coming soon” Today TechCrunch reported … Read More

Apple Patents Facebook Integration Into iPhone OS

Social Workflow Patent

Last week we reported on rumors which suggested that Apple is working on integrating facebook into iPhone OS. Today Patently Apple is reporting that Apple had filed a patent in September 2008 (approved in April 2010) which integrates social networks natively into the iPhone OS to perform basic social workflows such as adding a contact. Facebook is undoubtedly one of the most popular … Read More

Apple iPad is a serious rival for netbook sales

ABI Research has spent some time looking at how the netbook market is evolving, and the effect that the iPad has had when put into the mix. It seems fairly obvious to most that the iPad, even though it’s a new and different kind of product, has carved itself a niche that will reduce the current market share taken by … Read More

New iPhone 4G / HD Volume and Tech Specs Info Leaked

Manufacturing details of new iPhone 4G / HD have been reportedly leaked by Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) component supply partners in Taiwan and China Foxconn is reported as aiming to produce 24 million 4th generation iPhones this year alone. And is expecting to start shipping them in June. The suggested split for these massive volumes is around 4.5 million for the first half … Read More

Video for iPad Shows Significant Growth

Since the introduction of Apple’s iPad, there has been a growing sense of change on the Internet. Web sites, corporations, and users have been migrating away from the constraints of non-standards based technologies like Flash. While the perception of growth and change has been there in the public consciousness, there really hasn’t been any quantification of it. Numbers released by … Read More

Apple Patent Suit against Kodak. ITC to Investigate

In a move reminiscent of HTC’s recent patent counter-suit against Apple (AAPL), Apple itself is fighting back against a patent claim made against them by Kodak, by filing it’s own counter-suit. This is also a similar strategy to the one that Apple employed when sued by Nokia for allegedly infringing the Finnish company’s mobile handset patents. Apple was originally hit … Read More

Apple Rejects iPhone Wi-Fi Sync App

We reported last month about Greg Hughes’ iPhone WiFi app which allows you to sync wirelessly with iTunes much the same way as you do normally over USB. At the time, with the scant details available about the app, and Greg’s assertion that he was not “break[ing] any rules” we were positive, overall, about its prospects at getting approved by … Read More

Apple Incorporating Facebook into iPhone OS 4?

Rumors are surfacing again that Apple (AAPL) are working with Facebook to integrate some of the social network’s functionality directly into iPhone OS 4. Business Insider are reporting that this will be announced at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote on June 7, 2010. The least we will see, apparently, is the ability to pull Facebook contacts into your iPhone, … Read More

Adobe Launches “We Love Apple” Ad Campaign

adobe apple ad campaign

Adobe is dropping some serious cash for a web campaign running on a number of high profile tech sites. With the adverts it seems to be escalating the spat between itself and Apple over Flash. The campaign appears in a white rectangle with a crisp “We heart Apple” message, and the Adobe logo at the bottom. It then flips to … Read More

Apple Posts New iPad TV ad: ‘What is iPad?’

Apple posted a new iPad TV ad called ‘What is iPad?’ The concept of the ad is quite similar to Apple’s Newton ad. What is iPad? iPad is thin. iPad is beautiful. iPad goes anywhere and lasts all day. There is no right way or wrong way. It’s crazy powerful. It’s magical. You already know how to use it. It’s … Read More

Apple Delays International iPad Orders Due to Short Supply

Apple have announced today that iPads are in short supply (again), and that deliveries of International orders made from today onwards will slip to the 7th of June. If you have already ordered yours however, then have no fear, it will arrive on the 28th of May as promised. When Apple spoke to UK tech-blog Pocket Lint about this they … Read More

iPhone 4G / HD Leak Reveals New Details

The blogosphere has been busy reporting the latest iPhone 4G / HD rumors and as WWDC 2010 event approaches its scheduled date new details with specifications of the iPhone 4G are emerging on the web. Earlier today Engadget reported that Vietnamese forum Taoviet published a series of leaked photos of the fourth generation iPhone and posted a video on YouTube. The teardown pics revealed … Read More

New iPhone 4G / HD launch date 21st June?

iPhone 4G to be available sometime in June! AT&T may have finally done something to make their iPhone customers happy. Ironically, though, they may have put another nail in the coffin of their relationship with their traditionally super secretive partner, Apple. MobileCrunch are reporting that a number of AT&T customers on contract with iPhones are noticing a rather suspicious update to … Read More

Apple ending AT&T exclusivity deal? iPhone 4G/HD on Verizon?

Rumors of Verizon iPhone 4G deals are alive all over the internet, including speculation on the actual terms of Apple’s deal with AT&T. The Apple / AT&T partnership has been exclusive since the iPhone’s US launch. Often to the chagrin of iPhone users, who frequently bemoan AT&T’s quality of service and packages. Each time Steve Jobs has got up on … Read More