iPhone OS 4.0 Jailbreak Confirmed (Video)

We reported yesterday that iPhone OS 4.0 had either been jailbroken already, or was on the verge of being jailbroken : [touchreviews.net] Well overnight iPhone Dev Team member MuscleNerd (@MuscleNerd) managed to complete the jailbreak, and released a video online of his exploits: In the video we can see a VNC server running on the new iPhone OS 4.0 Developer … Read More

Twitter acquires Tweetie: Renames it “Twitter for iPhone” makes it free

Tweetie were very late to update their app when the iPad was launched. Well, they didn’t actually launch one. That made a few people curious. Now we know why. Twitter has just bought Atebits, the company who makes Tweetie for the iPhone. Tweetie will now be renamed as “Twitter for iPhone”, and Tweetie’s author, Loren Brichter, will be joining the … Read More

iPhone OS 4 SDK Hints At Improved Hardware

We have the iPad and iPhone OS 4.0. The only major item of speculation left for this year is the new iPhone. It is widely expected new iPhone hardware will be introduced at the Apple Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) some time this summer. Thanks to some digging by MacRumors and TUAW it now appears a bit more of the new … Read More

iPhone OS 4.0 Initial analysis and Developers perspective

The next major iteration of Apple’s strongest facet in it’s increasing domination of the mobile marketplace is upon us, in the form of iPhone OS 4.0 Of course this is just a “sneak peak” of an OS which Apple promises boasts more than 100 new user features, and over 1500 new APIs for developers… Let’s take a look at the … Read More

Tetris for iPad Game Review

Tetris Rating: EA Bring Tetris into the 21st Century With All the Fun of the Original & More! I’ll confess, I’ve been a fan of Tetris ever since I got my very first GameBoy, I would play for hours in the hope of reaching the Holy Grail of the Space Shuttle launch. The great thing about it is its simplicity, … Read More

35% of iPad Apps are games: Report

Distimo, from their own About page, is an “innovative app store analytics company built to solve the challenges created by a widely fragmented app store marketplace filled with equally fragmented information and statistics.” They offer a free service for Developers who are interested in monitoring the mobile app ecosystem. They also offer free analytics tools for developers so they can … Read More

iPhone OS 4.0 already Jailbroken?

iPhone OS 4.0 Jailbreak! As you probably know iPhone OS 4.0 was unveiled in the US yesterday, and was made available for download immediately as a Developer Preview. If you want to have a go then you need to sign up as an Apple Developer, pay $99 and then you’re good to go. I have it installed on my 3G … Read More

Download iPhone OS 4 Keynote Event

Apple has updated their website with information about the upcoming iPhone OS update for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. In the iPhone OS 4 event Apple gave us a sneak peek into the future of iPhone OS. The update will bring many highly anticipated features. If you missed our live coverage here, you can read our event roudup here. You can also … Read More

Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Keynote Event Roundup

Apple has certainly been on a streak lately. The public release of the iPad has been a complete success and now the details of the much anticipated iPhone OS 4.0. The new operating system has been the main object of speculation and rumor since the unveiling of the Apple tablet in January. Today’s announcement finally threw back the curtain and … Read More

Apple patents “peer to peer financial transactions”

Could peer to peer financial transactions be part of the iPhone OS 4.0 sneak peek? Seems strange that it should suddenly pop up online now. I find the whole US patent thing a bit strange. It appears that anyone can patent anything, and then it’s a big free for all in court where the lawyers make out like bandits. In … Read More

Live Coverage. Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Sneak Peek Keynote Event

With less than a week after a major product launch Apple’s announcement of iPhone OS 4.0 event was quite unexpected. Apple will give us a sneak peek into the future of iPhone OS later today. The event will be live at Apple’s Infinite Loop campus in Cupertino. There have been many rumors suggesting different features which could possibly be announced today. The … Read More

Apple to restrict multitasking in iPhone OS 4.0? (Speculation)

Some tech sites have started to hint at information they have that Apple will restrict multitasking in iPhone OS 4.0. We still don’t know if Apple will even announce it tomorrow. But I do think it is probably the only other definite thing (other than iAds) that Apple could announce. Having said that it is a no-brainer in my opinion … Read More

Apple iPad Criticism and The Experience

Much of the criticism surrounding the iPad has been focused on the technical characteristics of the device. Its inability to run Flash, its lack of video conferencing capabilities, its non-existent USB ports, its closed system. Its interesting no one is attacking the iPad where it counts; squarely in the usage experience. A lot of tablet manufacturers are about to find … Read More

Accordéon iPad Music App Review

Accordéon Rating: Writing the review for this application is possibly one of the most difficult reviews that I’ve ever had to write. Actually, let me rephrase that. Most difficult I’ve had to score. I’ll write my review and then perhaps you’ll see what I mean. Accordéon is exactly that, it’s an accordéon simulator for the iPad and in that it … Read More

Apple to unveil new mobile Ad network at iPhone OS 4.0 event

As we reported a little while ago Apple purchased mobile device ad firm Quattro Wireless after taking too long to decide to buy AdMob, and having Google snap it up in a defensive move. I saw this as a savvy tactical play from Apple in more than one way : [touchreviews.net] Effectively Apple got Google to pay over the odds for … Read More