Apple iPhone 4G / HD Assembly Underway

While the battle rages around the lost Apple iPhone 4G prototype and its legal implications, Apple seems to have quietly started production of the next generation device. According to 9To5Mac, Foxconn started to take shipment of components for the phone last month. If you’re not familiar with how the iPhone manufacturing system works, Foxconn is the Chinese company tasked with … Read More

Erin PetersonApple iPhone 4G / HD Assembly Underway

iPhone OS 4 suggests iPhone4G will support 720p HD recording

The third BETA of Apple iPhone OS 4 has indeed yielded some more details of features we expect to see in the final release of the OS. AppleInsider are reporting that the SDK gives developers access to API calls for capturing video in 720p format. That is in a resolution of 1280×720 pixels, as opposed to the current iPhone’s capturing … Read More

Stephen NorthcottiPhone OS 4 suggests iPhone4G will support 720p HD recording

Faces iMake for iPhone and iPad. Fun app with no limits (Review)

Faces iMake Rating: Faces iMake is a fun application created by Imaginemachine designed to let you show off your creative side. Have fun making faces with every day objects found around the home. The theme of Faces iMake is simple, it is aimed at you taking a different look at the objects around you and seeing what you can create with … Read More

Jane JonesFaces iMake for iPhone and iPad. Fun app with no limits (Review)

Distimo Report: iPad App Prices Slightly Higher

One of the common exasperated calls of the more experienced independent app developers for Apple’s iPhone or iPad is for everyone to please try and price apps at a more realistic level than 99 cents. Unfortunately in the last couple of years developers seem to have been in what has been called a “race to the bottom” in their app … Read More

Stephen NorthcottDistimo Report: iPad App Prices Slightly Higher

More details about Apple’s ‘iWallet’ plans emerge

We reported last month about some of Apple’s (AAPL) plans to turn the iPhone into your day to day device for financial transactions. In effect making it an “iWallet”. We also theorised that their purchase of Siri would allow them to integrate purchases into a new kind of search engine as part of the iPhones OS. Plans and Patents that Apple … Read More

Stephen NorthcottMore details about Apple’s ‘iWallet’ plans emerge

Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Beta 3 Adds ‘Orientation Lock’

We recently reported that Apple has released the iPhone OS 4.0 beta 3 and now Gizmodo is reporting their experience with the new beta and some new features. iPhone OS 4 Beta 3 has improved the overall stability of the OS and also restores the ability to take screenshots which was missing in the earlier build. The update makes closing apps in … Read More

RavinApple iPhone OS 4.0 Beta 3 Adds ‘Orientation Lock’

Apple Gets Aggressive with Acquisitions

Apple (AAPL) has traditionally been a very conservative player in the often very cowboy world of Silicon Valley acquisitions. Perhaps it was the lack of dominance in the market or a business philosophy but up until very recently Apple was cautious and calculated. The past 12 months has marked a drastic change of pace. Apple has purchased mobile marketing company … Read More

Erin PetersonApple Gets Aggressive with Acquisitions

Apple releases iPhone OS 4 SDK BETA 3 for developers

9to5Mac are reporting that Apple has released the third iPhone OS 4 SDK BETA and is available to developers in the iPhone Developer Center. The previous Beta caused some problems for developers with camera functionality and file handling. Hopes are high that not only will those issues be fixed, but perhaps developers might get to peek at some new features … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple releases iPhone OS 4 SDK BETA 3 for developers

Apple Antitrust Investigation Update

Yesterday we reported a rumor from The New York Post that Apple (AAPL) may be facing an antitrust probe from the FTC or DOJ. Today a few other sources have weighed in on this issue with differing views. Whilst there has still been no comment from either Apple or any government office on this subject, some journalists and industry insiders are … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Antitrust Investigation Update

Rumor: Apple May Face Antitrust Inquiry

The New York Post has kicked off a rumor that Apple (AAPL) is days away from facing an antitrust investigation into its decision to place restrictions on the way that iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad developers can work. Apple has effectively said that any apps published in the iTunes App Store must be developed using its own tools, and based … Read More

Stephen NorthcottRumor: Apple May Face Antitrust Inquiry

Spirit Jailbreak for iPhone and iPad (Update)

Late last week we ran an article about the, at that time, unreleased Spirit jailbreaking program. Spirit is the newest jailbreaking application from the group of hackers that call themselves the iPhone Dev Team. Now comes news that Spirit Jailbreak is freely available to the public. As reported today in tech blogs such as AppleInsider, the Spirit jailbreak has been … Read More

Erin PetersonSpirit Jailbreak for iPhone and iPad (Update)

Apple sells one millionth iPad in just 28 days

Earlier today we reported on estimates of Apple iPad 3G sales in its debut weekend from Gene Munster (an analyst at Piper Jaffray). Adding those figures to those of the Wi-Fi only iPad sales numbers to date we estimated that Apple has sold over 1 million iPads already. Apple have confirmed our estimate today with an official Press Release trumpeting … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple sells one millionth iPad in just 28 days

4 Things I Wish Apple’s iPad Could Do

Even before iPad 1.0 was released in either of it’s wifi or wifi+3G forms every expert was eager to provide a list of items that were missing. From a camera to flash, from multi-tasking to external ports these are some of the most common requests. However after using my Apple iPad for a month now I have some requests that … Read More

Craig Willis4 Things I Wish Apple’s iPad Could Do

Apple iPad Competition Starts To Drop Out

The most interesting story this week in tech was one that wasn’t even properly reported. As the Apple iPad gained momentum as the de facto tablet computer, the expected competition started to slowly bow out of the race. Two of the largest technology companies in tech very quietly put their highly touted tablets on the shelf, probably never to return. … Read More

Erin PetersonApple iPad Competition Starts To Drop Out

Apple iPad 3G estimated sale figures cross 300,000

Gene Munster at Pipe Jaffray has been at it again, and has gauged the sales of iPad 3G models over its launch weekend at 50 Apple Stores in the US. Munster noted that 49 of the 50 stores that had iPad 3Gs were sold out by Sunday, which spurred sales of the Wi-Fi only model. Overall the iPad 3G sold … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple iPad 3G estimated sale figures cross 300,000