iTunes Digital Gift Cards Made Available Through Facebook

Facebook recently announced that they will now be allowing the addition of iTunes Store digital gift cards through its Facebook Gifts service. This would allow Facebook users to easily send iTunes to friends, family, and others in different networks. Facebook is offering the digital gifts in $5 increments, starting from $5 and increasing up to a maximum of $50. Starting today … Read More

iPhone 5 Shipping Estimates Begin Dropping to One Week

iPhone 5 Shipping Estimates

Apple’s iPhone 5 is becoming more available online and in its retail stores, as the supply for the product catches up to the initial demand. The iPhone 5’s shipping estimate on the Online Store dropped to one week today, only a few days after dropping to two weeks. The new shipping estimate is going live in North America and in … Read More

Apple Reportedly Acquired Lightning Trademark From Harley-Davidson

Lightning connector

Apple continues to acquire more trademarks to build its empire of clever names for its products. The most recent, the name for Apple’s ‘Lightning’ connector was reportedly acquired from American motorcycle manufacturer, Harley-Davidson. Patent site Patently Apple initially noted that a filing with the European Union showed the ‘Lightning’ name belonging to H-D Michigan, Inc., the holding company for the … Read More

Apple Releases iTunes 11, Delayed Due to Engineering Issues

iTunes 11

During this year’s September iPhone and iPod event, Apple also introduced iTunes 11. The Cupertino, Calif. based company released the newest update on Thursday, with a number of new features, such as a redesigned App Store, a mini player, and playback syncing. Other features include: – Completely Redesigned. iTunes makes it more fun to explore and enjoy your music, movies, … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Fires Manager of iOS 6 Maps Team

iOS 6 Maps 3D flyover

On Tuesday, Bloomberg reported that Apple Inc. (AAPL) has fired the manager of the iOS 6 Maps team, Richard Williamson. Williamson lead the team that created the new iOS 6 Maps, which many users complained was not very useful, and was not entirely accurate in providing directions. In many cases, the Maps would display a location in the wrong city … Read More

Facebook Releasing New iOS 6 Photo Sync Feature

Facebook Releasing New iOS Photo Sync Feature

Facebook is beginning to introduce a new feature in the Facebook application for iOS devices that automatically uploads all photos taken on the iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to a private photo album on Facebook. After this, the user can then access all of their iOS images directly on Facebook and can choose which ones to share directly through their … Read More

Apple Posts New iPhone 5 TV Ads, ‘Orchestra’ and ‘Turkey’

iPhone 5 TV Ad Orchestra Turkey

Apple is continuing to market its iPhone 5 as the latest and greatest iPhone to date. The Cupertino, California based company introduced the iPhone 5 a little over a month ago and has since then aired a number of television ads for the device. On Friday, Apple introduced and posted two new TV ads for the iPhone 5, called ‘Orchestra’ … Read More

Apple Job Listing Suggests Siri to Arrive in 9 More Languages

Siri to Arrive in 9 More Languages

Apple is looking to continue adding to Siri’s features with 9 more languages reportedly coming to the personal voice assistant, currently operating on the iPhone 4S and iPhone 5. Belgian site Apple Nieuws Vlaanderen noticed earlier this week that Apple had posted a job listing for Cloud Services Engineering Interns for those who can speak Arabic, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, … Read More

Apple Posts ‘One-Day Shopping Event’ Page for Black Friday Sales

Apple one day shopping event black friday sales

Apple has updated their online store with a teaser page for a “One-Day shopping event” for Black Friday. Black Friday is on, November 23rd, the day after Thanksgiving and Apple generally tends to give discounts on many of its products, including Mac, iPad, and iPod. The Black Friday sales online and in-stores marks the start of the holiday shopping for … Read More

Apple to Discontinue Messages Beta for OS X Lion on December 14th

Messages beta

Apple is officially making Messages for OS X a Mountain Lion only feature. On Friday, the company sent out emails to its customers that they would be discontinuing the Messages Beta program for Lion on December 14th, 2012. The Messages Beta program allowed users of OS X Lion to download and try out Messages on their Macs, syncing all iMessages … Read More

Sponsored Feature: NARR8 Limited Aims to Make Comic Books Come Alive with NARR8 on iPad

NARR8 for iPad

Those “Choose your own adventure” books were impressive back in the day. Nowadays, however, most people will likely want something shinier, something all new – something they’ve never seen before. Developer NARR8 Limited has created a digital book reader that it hopes will be all that, and more. We spoke to Alexander Vaschenko, founder of the team that developed NARR8, to … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) New iMac To Be Delayed Till Early Next Year?

new iMac

According to French site MacBidouille [Google Translate], Apple Inc. (AAPL) new iMac may not be delivered in late November as promised and may instead be delayed till early next year. The significantly thinner and lighter iMac was introduced only several weeks ago, with Apple promising the arrival of the 21.5” version at the end of November followed by the 27” … Read More

Sponsored Feature: Jackpotjoy Adds More Games to its iOS Slots App

Jackpotjoy Slots

Jackpotjoy have released an update for their successful iOS Jackpotjoy Slots app, giving players more slots gaming action. The new 1.0.3 version means users can now access two more popular multiline slot games on the go, Ray Gunn and The Winstones. Free to download, the mobile app – which launched in September this year – is available for the iPhone, … Read More