Pages, Keynote and Numbers Now Available for iPhone and iPod touch

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Apple earlier today released iWork apps for iPhone and iPod touch. This brings Pages, Numbers and Keynote to your retina display capable devices. These apps were available exclusively for iPad but the latest update makes them universal so if you purchased these for your iPad then you won’t need to buy again. Creating documents, spreadsheets and even keynote presentations on … Read More

Ravin MohindruPages, Keynote and Numbers Now Available for iPhone and iPod touch

Apple Sues WhiteiPhone4Now.com’s Fei Lam Over White iPhone 4 Conversion Kits

Cast your minds back to November of last year if you will. The year was nearing its end, the weather was cold and wet and the white iPhone 4 was still refusing to put in an appearance. It was this distinct lack of whiteness that caused more than a few enterprising individuals to start online business selling kits for converting plain old black iPhone 4s into the shiny new white ones we all lusted after. One such individual was Fei Lam from New York. The problem was Apple wasn’t so keen.

Oliver HaslamApple Sues WhiteiPhone4Now.com’s Fei Lam Over White iPhone 4 Conversion Kits

Google Beats Apple To NFC Payments With ‘Google Wallet’

Google Wallet Apple iPhone NFC

With all the buzz being that Apple will bring NFC to the iPhone during its next, inevitable revision we all pondered what a world would be like where we all paid for things just by waving our smartphones at a terminal. That future could well be a reality, but it’s not Apple that will be the first to market but rather its new arch rival – Google.

Oliver HaslamGoogle Beats Apple To NFC Payments With ‘Google Wallet’

Spotify To Finally Get An iPad App?

Spotify is one of Europe’s best kept secrets. Currently unavailable to the throngs of US based would-be users, Spotify is an online music streaming service complete with native applications for Mac and PC as well as mobile devices running iOS or Android. A Windows Phone 7 version of the Spotify client is also in the works.

Oliver HaslamSpotify To Finally Get An iPad App?

Apple Patent Reveals iCloud User Interface with ‘Partial Song Syncing’

A new patent application published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office could reveal the user interface for Apple’s upcoming iCloud service, in addition to a feature for “partial song syncing.” Entitled “Local Storage of a Portion of Streamed Media Items,” the application depicts an iTunes-like user interface and describes a feature that would store a sample of each of … Read More

Killian BellApple Patent Reveals iCloud User Interface with ‘Partial Song Syncing’

Instapaper Be Warned – Mac OS X Lion Reading List Syncs With Mobile Safari

Apple recently released a new developer preview of its new version of Mac OS X which brings the operating system up to version number 10.7 – Lion. Along with plenty of new bells and whistles, Lion’s version of Safari features a new Reading List – a feature that allows users to save webpages for reading later, ala Instapaper.

Oliver HaslamInstapaper Be Warned – Mac OS X Lion Reading List Syncs With Mobile Safari

Could These Be Components for Apple’s iPhone 5?

Components said to be from Apple’s iPhone 5 have surfaced on the web today. Published by Italian weblog iPhoneItalia, these components are said to be part of the upcoming device’s speaker and home screen button, and tell us a little bit about what the fifth-generation iPhone will be like. Firstly, the fact that home button components for this device exist … Read More

Killian BellCould These Be Components for Apple’s iPhone 5?

Apple’s iPhone Stays Strong Even As Smartphone Shipments Dip

Smartphone shipments took a dip in the first quarter for the first time in a couple of years as manufacturers shipped 97.2 million phones in Q1, down 1.5% when compared with Q4. According to IHS iSuppli who published these figures shipments for electronic goods generally slow down after the holiday season but the dip in smartphone industry is atypical. In … Read More

Ravin MohindruApple’s iPhone Stays Strong Even As Smartphone Shipments Dip

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Ousts Google As Top Brand On The Planet

Apple’s huge successes with the iPad and iPhone have seen the company overtake Google as the top brand in a list of the top 100 in the world, according to the BrandZ 2011 rankings.

Oliver HaslamApple Inc. (AAPL) Ousts Google As Top Brand On The Planet

Apple Explains Location Tracking At Senate Hearing

Findings reported by security researchers and WSJ regarding Apple’s devices tracking users location data lead to Senator Al Franken (D-MN) calling upon Apple to participate in a hearing with the Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law in order to discuss consumer privacy. The hearing, as scheduled, took place earlier today and Apple’s VP of software technology, Guy L. … Read More

Ravin MohindruApple Explains Location Tracking At Senate Hearing

Google Launches ‘Music Beta by Google’ — Apple Shouldn’t Worry

Google is holding its annual I/O event later on today, but the company has already released information on the products it is set to announce. One of which is called ‘Music Beta by Google’ — a service that provides users with online, cloud-based storage for up to 20,000 songs — and looks set to rival Apple’s upcoming iCloud. Google doesn’t … Read More

Killian BellGoogle Launches ‘Music Beta by Google’ — Apple Shouldn’t Worry

Apple Unhappy with iPhone 4′s Ambient Light Sensor – Seeking New Supplier

A new DigiTimes report claims Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is currently looking for a new supplier to provide ambient light sensors for the iPhone. Industry sources claim that Apple is currently in talks with Capella Microsystems – the manufacturer who supplies over one million ambient light sensors to HTC every month – to become the new component supplier. Capella has reportedly delivered … Read More

Killian BellApple Unhappy with iPhone 4′s Ambient Light Sensor – Seeking New Supplier

Job Listing Reveals Apple is Revamping Maps App for iOS

A new job listing on Apple’s website reveals the Cupertino company is currently revamping its Maps application for iOS. The listing is for an iOS Maps Application Developer who will “develop sophisticated user interfaces” and “add new and innovative features.” The Maps application that comes built-in to iOS has been begging for an update for some time. While it has … Read More

Killian BellJob Listing Reveals Apple is Revamping Maps App for iOS

Apple Testing New LED Backlight for iPad 2

A DigiTimes report published today reveals that Apple is testing new LED backlight products designed to be used in devices like the iPad. LED chip packaging company Everlight Electronics has supplied the Cupertino company with samples of its products for validation, according to the Chinese-language Commecial Times. Everlight has been supplying Taiwan-based companies with its tablet backlighting LEDs – which boast … Read More

Killian BellApple Testing New LED Backlight for iPad 2