Obama Administration Supports Petition for Unlocking Mobile Phones and Tablets

Obama Administration Supports Petition for Unlocking Mobile Phones and Tablets

Earlier this year, a new law was passed in the United States that prevented owners of mobile phones from unlocking their devices and using it on another network without carrier authorization. The law also prevents users from taking unlocked phones abroad and using them on local carriers there. However, the … Read the Full Story →

Google Maps for iPhone Gets First Update – Adds Google Contact Integration and Local Business Search

Google Maps for iPhone - Update

On Tuesday, Google updated its Google Maps for iPhone application for the first time since its release in late December. Google developed its own Maps application for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch after Apple removed its native Google Maps app, opting to create its own solution from the ground up. … Read the Full Story →

Apple Updates iBooks with Better Asian Language Support, Paid Japanese Books

iBooks update

With Asia a major source of revenue for Apple, and its products becoming hugely popular in countries such as Japan and China it is not surprising that the company is releasing more of its online services in the region. On Tuesday, Apple updated the iBooks application with improved Asian language … Read the Full Story →

iPhone 5S with Fingerprint Sensor Release Date Expected for June / July Timeframe

iPhone5S

According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is planning the release of two new iPhones this summer. Kuo claims that Apple will release iOS 7 in June, followed by the iPhone 5S and a cheaper iPhone in July, both of which are expected to have fingerprint sensors, likely something … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s ‘iWatch’ Reportedly Runs Full iOS, Issues with Battery Life in Prototypes

Apple iPod nano iWatch

With the web abuzz with rumors that Apple is working on a curved glass smartwatch being called the iWatch, it is no surprise that major news sources such as Bloomberg are also supporting claims and pegging the release for as early as this year. On Monday, a new report from The … Read the Full Story →

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) #1 on Fortune’s ‘Most Admired Company’ For 6 Straight Years

Fortune Most Admired Company Apple

Apple Inc. (AAPL) continues to experience success, despite all of the negative press surrounding the company lately. AAPL has once again been listed as #1 on Fortune’s ‘Most Admired Company’, making this the sixth consecutive time that the company has held the title. Fortune bases the ranking on nine key … Read the Full Story →

AT&T Launches Full-Page Ad, Attacking T-Mobile Prior To Its Rebranding

AT&T Full page Ad attacking T-mobile rebranding

Earlier this year, reports began to surface that T-Mobile USA was looking to officially offer the iPhone. By this time, the company had already confirmed its plan to end smartphone subsidies, which binds subscribers to a 1 or 2 year contract with the company in exchange for a lower or … Read the Full Story →

Apple Inc. (AAPL) to Launch Polycarbonate iPhone with 4.5 inch Display in 2014?

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According to Japanese site Macotakara, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is changing its original launch timeframe for a cheaper iPhone and is looking to introduce a polycarbonate iPhone with a 4.5 inch display. This would make the device slightly larger than the current 4 inch display on the iPhone 5. AAPL is … Read the Full Story →

Apple Adds Movie Support to iTunes in the Cloud in 11 New European Countries

iTunes in the cloud

With Apple’s iTunes in the Cloud service in over 115 countries, the Cupertino, California based company is consistently looking to expand. On Wednesday, Apple added movie support to the iTunes in the Cloud service for 11 new European countries. The new countries include, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Luxembourg, … Read the Full Story →

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Looking to Increase iPhone Sales in India

Indian iTunes Store Apple

According to The Wall Street Journal, Apple Inc. (AAPL) is looking to increase sales of its products in India, which is quickly becoming one of the larger markets in the world. The report notes that AAPL is ‘making moves’ to increase sales, meaning that the company is starting to build … Read the Full Story →

iOS 6.1.2 Adoption At 35% in Under a Week, Downloaded More than Any Version of iOS

iOS 6 version distribution

Apple released iOS 6.1.2 last week and addressed a Exchange Calendar bug that caused more activity on a wireless network, which in turn, caused the battery to drain faster. It now appears that the bugs were more widespread than previously assumed, with ad network Chitika posting data that suggests that … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s New iPad TV Ad ‘Hollywood’

Apple iPad TV Ad Hollywood

During the Academy Awards on Sunday night, Apple aired a new iPad TV ad called, ‘Hollywood’. The new ad focuses entirely on movies, movie production, and also shows clips from popular American movies such as Back to the Future, Apollo 13, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. ‘Hollywood’ is … Read the Full Story →

Staples Officially Selling Apple Accessories in US Online Store, Including Apple TV and Smart Covers

Staples Apple Accessories Sale

Staples, the Framingham, Massachusetts based office supply chain store is now adding a number of new products to their store sales, something other than office supplies. After rumors last month that Staples was looking to sell Apple products, the chain has officially begun carrying Apple accessories in their US online … Read the Full Story →

Google Announces Updated Maps for iOS SDK, Allows Developers to Replace Apple’s Maps App

Google Maps iPhone

Google appears to be getting back at Apple for introducing its own Maps application and removing Google’s data from the iPhone. Following major issues with Apple’s Maps application for iOS, Google introduced its own application for the iPhone. Now, Google has updated the Maps for iOS SDK, which allows developers … Read the Full Story →