Apple’s iAd to be a Premium Mobile Ad Service

The Wall Street Journal is reporting some interesting, and I think quite exciting, news about how Apple intends to position its iAd service. I have been saying for quite some time that I believe that Apple’s ad service would have to conform to some pretty high standards for Apple themselves to be happy with it. And because of that I … Read More

Apple Buys Intrinsity, Its Wider Implications

AnandTech has a fascinating piece on the early history of Intrinsity (the fabless semiconductor company behind Apple’s A4 processor in the iPad), and how they came to part of Apple’s portfolio of companies. As well as what that purchase actually means for Apple and other parts of the industry. The entire article is worth a read if you are interested … Read More

BREAKING: Apple buys Siri

What is Siri? And why would Apple buy it? You may or may not have heard of Siri. Siri is basically a new kind of search engine for mobile devices. Some have described it as part of the new web. A web that comes after the era of typing searches into Google. Taking the description directly from the front page of … Read More

Apple Announces WWDC 2010 Dates. June 7 in San Francisco

Today Apple announced the dates for this years Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2010) which will take place from June 7 – 11 at San Francisco’s Moscone West convention center. The five-day conference will include iPad development sessions and hands-on working labs for iPhone OS 4. Scott Forstall, Apple’s senior vice president of iPhone Software said: This year’s WWDC offers … Read More

Apple iPhone 4G / HD Releasing Earlier?

If you follow tech news and trends you know Apple has been forced into a very unusual situation for them. No other company is as secretive and guarded with their products and product announcements as Apple. It was with much amazement and wonder then that a prototype of the next generation iPhone got left in a bar in California and … Read More

Would Shakespeare Have Used Apple’s iPad?

It’s not a question that has been asked before to my knowledge but as I awaited the delivery of my new Stylus and my mind wandered to thoughts of my next blockbuster novel, (I’ve not had any blockbuster novels to this point but I’ve thought about writing a lot of them), and how perhaps with my new Stylus it could … Read More

Facebook Videos on iPad and iPhone?

Apple has been very clear in its approach towards Flash on their popular mobile devices. Steve Jobs reportedly called Adobe lazy after the announcement of iPad and called it buggy and blamed it to be one of the top reasons why Mac crashes. The dominance of Apple in mobile products is pushing poplar services to provide iDevice supported content and … Read More

‘Math Soldiers’ Unique Puzzle Game for iPhone, iPod touch

Math Soldiers Rating: Math Soldiers is developed by Touch-racjin and is a doodle type puzzle game. Castle Scribbalot is under attack by evil forces and it is your job to complete the puzzles and fight back. It is a strategy game mixed with a bit of fighting action. The basis of the game is solving the puzzle on the screen, … Read More

Apple’s iPhone Accounts for Almost 50% of Smartphone Traffic

AdMob released some interesting numbers today that reveal the truly all encompassing nature of Apple and their iPhone ecosystem. As reported by 9To5Mac, iPhone OS held a 46% share of all mobile operating systems and a 47% share of all smartphone devices in March. Of those devices measured running the iPhone OS, 2% were first generation iPhones, 20% where iPhone … Read More