Synth: Nice iPad Music App but not for Serious Musicians

Synth Rating: Any application that can make me feel like I have any musical talent must be pretty good and I’ve found that many iPhone/iPod Touch apps can do that and now on the iPad a plethora of musical iPad apps are coming out which will hopefully make me feel even more like a musical maestro. This time it’s Synth … Read More

Apple adds ‘Gmail Archive’ to iPhone OS 4

Apple have added a Gmail “Archive” feature to the iPhone’s native Mail app. It works in a similar way to “Delete”, in that you swipe the mail you want to archive, but choose to archive instead of delete. Seeing as Gmail accounts have “unlimited” space for archiving to this seems like a neat addition. The Mail app will bring significant … Read More

Apple Rumored To Be Interested in ARM

Buying chip designers and manufacturers seems to be the new sport in Silicon Valley. First Apple bought PA Semi and was then rumored to have purchased Intrinsity. Google recently purchased Agnilux. Now rumors are circulating Apple has it’s eyes on the biggest prize of all, ARM. Various news sites around the Internet, including Engadget and TUAW, are reporting a proposed … Read More

Apple Financial Results for Q2 2010 Very Impressive

Apple’s shares seem to be on an elevator ride to heaven right now. As of writing this update shares in AAPL are at US$258, having risen more than $14 dollars today alone. Yet another all time high! This is off the back of very impressive second quarter earnings for what is now the biggest tech company in Silicon Valley. Apple’s … Read More

Adobe Gives Up on Apple Devices. No Flash for iPhone, iPad?

I’m not sure if we should call this a victory for Apple or a defeat for Adobe. I suppose that depends on who you ask. Adobe has officially abandoned support for the Flash interpreter it previously trumpeted as a gateway for developers to get their games on the iPhone and iPad. As reported in 9To5Mac, Adobe will leave the interpreter/compiler … Read More

Princeton Details Apple iPad Wi-Fi Issues

Several universities in the USA and the country of Israel have banned iPad use within their borders. While reasons are varied and have changed over time, all have centered around the iPad Wi-Fi implementation. As reported by MacRumors, Princeton University came out with the reasoning for their iPad ban. While the items sited are completely transparent to the end user, … Read More

Apple iPad 3G to be Available in US Stores on April 30th

Apple has confirmed that the WiFi+3G version of the Apple iPad will be in stores in the US ONLY, initially, from April the 30th. International availability is likely to be on the same day for all iPad models. But that magical day could be as late as the 30th of May. And we still don’t have confirmed prices yet for … Read More

Apple upsets educators with Scratch Viewer app removal

We’ve spoken a fair bit about Clause 3.3.1 and its effect on Adobe and Flash. The general meaning of this controversial clause is that interpreted code is not allowed to run on any iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. And that apps found to be using scripts, or other forms of run-time interpretation will be rejected or removed from the app … Read More

Glu Mobile continues to win big with iPad version of Glyder 2

Glyder 2 for iPad Rating: Glu have produced many great apps but one of their best and most successful franchises has been Glyder. So far there have been 3 incarnations, the original Glyder, Glyder 2 and the Glyder inspired How to Train Your Dragon, all reviewed here on touchreviews.net and all received high scores. Well now hot on the heels … Read More

Math Ref Popular Education App for iPhone to support iPad

Math Ref is one of the most popular education apps for the iPhone and Happy Maau Studios (the developers) recently updated their blog with details about the upcoming update. Version 2.3.1 of MathRef will add better support for Apple’s iPad. Math Ref is a math reference application that includes over 1,300 helpful formulas, figures, tips and examples of the equations … Read More

Apple iPad launch and app developers submission story

This post has been written by Jens Egeblad, our Guest Blogger who is the developer of the popular iPhone app for designing postcards called Lifecards. Learn more about their apps here. It is 1 a.m. Wednesday/Thursday night. The iPad will be released Saturday. I am about to go to sleep as I hear the notorious “Ding” from my inbox. It … Read More

Lost iPhone 4G Prototype Is Real. Apple Reacts

Apple iPhone 4G Revealed [Update 3] So it’s all over bar the wailing and screaming. It turns out that Gizmodo had this iPhone 4G prototype for a week. They bought it for US$5000 from a guy who “found it in a bar”. Apparently it had iPhone OS 4.0 on it at that point, but was quickly disabled by Apple so … Read More

Apple’s Second Generation iPad Will Use OLED Display?

And you thought you were safe from iPad rumors until June! AppleInsider is reporting the first of the next generation iPad rumors today. The rumor, which originated with the DigiTimes in Taiwan, states the next generation iPad will use an OLED display. Whether OLED will be offered as an upgrade to the existing IPS screen or as a complete replacement … Read More

Apple’s Next iPhone 4G Revealed. Real or Fake [Update 2]

Well, give me enough rope and I’ll hang myself! I was positive this “lost” iPhone 4G was a hoax. But a new twist in the iPhone 4G San Jose Bar fiasco has unfolded today. Engadget have come back blazing with all guns and a plethora of videos and teardown images for a device they are absolutely certain is an Apple … Read More

X2 Football 2010 for iPhone Teaser Trailer Now Available

X2 Games today uploaded a video of an early glimpse of their upcoming football title for iPhone and iPod touch called X2 Football 2010. We recenty published more details about this new title here. X2 Football 2010 will feature the all new ‘Dream Team Mode’, over 150 national teams, 10 national leagures and online mutliplayer features. In the Dream Team … Read More