Skype 2.0 for iPhone to allow free calls on 3G until 2011

skype 3G voice calls

Skype 2.0 was a major update for the popular voip app for iPhone as it allowed users to make voice calls on 3G network however, skype-to-skype calls were supposed to be free only for a limited time (August 2010). Today TUAW reported that 3G skype-to-skype calls will now be free until 2011. There is still no clarity on what the … Read More

Paranormal Agency HD for iPad. Great Edition to the Hidden Object Genre

Paranormal Agency HD

Paranormal Agency HD Rating: It appears that hidden object style games are very popular on the iPhone/iPod Touch so it’s no surprise to see them coming up specifically for the iPad and the latest one is Paranormal Agency HD an upgrade from the non-HD version that was released earlier for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Paranormal Agency HD uses a … Read More

Apple axes iPad and iPhone apps that act like Desktops

myframe iPad

An Australian App Store developer who previously espoused the virtues of Apple’s App Store model in a blog post with the title “Sorry Media, But Apple Isn’t Evil,” is today eating his words. It seems that Apple are carrying out one of their purges of the App Store, but this time it seems that it’s somewhat unusual. Reading between the lines … Read More

iPhone OS 4 features native flashlight support?

Today a YouTube user posted a video which shows that iPhone OS 4 could possibly feature native flashlight support. It is still not confirmed if this is a feature or a bug in the fourth beta of upcoming iPhone OS. You can activate the flashlight in iPhone OS 4 by tapping the sleep/wake button thrice. If this turns out to be a new … Read More

LaLa service discontinued. Is iTunes streaming coming soon?

Apple acquired the popular music streaming service as they were interested in their experience with cloud-based music services. Recent news reports and patent filings indicate that Apple is all set to launch its cloud-based music streaming service. Last month we reported that LaLa would be shutting down their service and today the service was finally discontinued. This has lead to further speculation … Read More

AT&T preparing for iPhone 4G / HD launch installs new “large display”?

Last month we reported that AT&T had blocked staff holiday for the month of June to prepare for Apple’s new iPhone 4G / HD launch. Today BGR reported that according their “source” AT&T is installing “large display” at their corporate stores in order to prepare for the iPhone 4G / HD launch. We’re told that this is most likely a new iPhone … Read More

Solar Powered iPods, iPhones and iPads coming from Apple?

Solar Cell iPhone iPad iPod

This is an intriguing and exciting Patent from Apple. And in my opinion one of the things that makes Apple special. Solar powered mobile devices have been a bit of a dud in the tech world to date. So much so that even low cost portable devices in Africa tend to be powered by hand wound chargers rather than solar … Read More

Another version of the iPhone / Android market share figures

Last month there were some interesting claims made about Android market share. NPD (a market survey and analysis company) released data claiming that Android handsets were outselling Apple’s iPhone, in the US at least. Apple were quick to rebuff the seriousness of the figures. NPD’s report should be digested whilst also considering that they are based on a voluntary web … Read More

BOGGLE for iPad. Still Good but No Extra Value from the iPhone Original

BOGGLE for iPad_1

BOGGLE for iPad Rating: It was back in September of 2009 when Boggle was initially launched as an iPhone/iPod Touch application and it was received well. In our review here at we loved it’s realism to the original game but felt that it was lacking in the multi-player mode and it’s use of Twitter and/or Facebook. Well there is … Read More

Apple CEO to appear at the 8th ‘D: All Things Digital’

Steve Jobs will today participate in the eight D: All Things Digital (D8), a prominent high-tech and media conference. Apple (AAPL) CEO will be interviewed by Kara Swisher who in a blog post said: There is much to talk to Jobs about, obviously, including the new iPad, the mobile market and the iPhone, its tense relationship with Google (GOOG) and the … Read More

Pre-Order ‘iPhone 4GS’ Case. Another iPhone 4G Parts Video

iphone4gs case

iPhone accessory makers in China have often managed to get detailed specifications about Apple’s next mobile device and offered accessories before the product launch. New product launches create a huge demand and thus offers a great opportunity for accessory  companies to gain first mover advantage and supply the initial demand. is one the largest iPhone accessories trading companies in … Read More

Apple sells 2 Million iPads in less than 60 days

Good news for Apple on this May holiday. They’ve now sold over 2 Million iPads. That breaks down to one million iPads every month, or approximately 35,000 tablets every single day! The iPhone took another 14 days to reach the same milestone! It will be interesting to see what response does Apple’s new iPhone 4G / HD get when it is unveiled … Read More

Smokescreen: Flash in any browser on any device including the iPad

Smokescreen is quite an interesting choice of name. And in some ways you could be forgiven for wondering what all the fuss has been about between Apple and Adobe in recent weeks. In essence Smokescreen takes Flash (.flv) files, converts them into Javascript, and then strips out the images and audio and finally reconstructs them as an SVG file. All browsers … Read More

Apple’s WWDC 2010 Keynote: Truth and Rumors

White iPhone 4

As I look out the window here it’s a beautiful, sunny Summer day. So why does it feel like Christmas is about to arrive? Well, anyone tuned into the Apple universe will tell you that’s the way we feel every year before the WWDC keynote. Apple always arrives with a big sack of goodies for us. So what do our … Read More

Publish your own ebooks with Apple via iBookstore

This is a story that has sort of drifted under the radar for a while. Back in early May Lulu announced that they offer a service to aspirng writers for them to publish their own works via their service, which could then be distributed in the iBookstore. This is a valid way to get into publishing your works. But it was … Read More