Apple Field Testing Revised iPhone 4: CDMA Version on its Way?

Apple has begun testing a revised version of its hugely popular iPhone 4, fuelling speculation that a CDMA-compatible device may be on its way in early 2011, according to an unconfirmed report from Boy Genius Report. The report published on Monday claimed that iPhone model 3,2 is currently in its field-testing stage, while the next-generation of iPhone (iPhone 5?) has … Read More

Apple in Talks to buy Facebook? [Rumor]

Remember the rumors when Steve met with Google’s Eric Schmidt for coffee? Well, this one is another, perhaps even more fantastical story! This one centers around Apple’s oft discussed cash hoard. Many believe that Apple sitting on piles of Billions of Dollars is unhealthy, and that they should use that money to grow their business. Some of these people work … Read More

Apple (AAPL) Reports Highest Revenue and Earnings Ever [Q4 Results]

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Monday reported the best Q4 results ever. They reported a record revenue of more than $20 billion and net quarterly profit of $4.31 billion. The Company sold 14.1 million iPhones, 4.19 million iPads and 9.05 million iPods. The iPhone represented 91 percent unit growth over the year-ago quarter while the iPods saw 11 percent unit decline. Steve Jobs made … Read More

HyperMac to Cease Sale of Apple MagSafe Patented Cables

HyperMac Apple MagSafe iPhone

If you were thinking of getting hold of a MagSafe compatible external battery pack for your Macintosh laptop and/or iPhone or iPod, then now is the time to do so. HyperMac had this to say on their website on Monday : If you wish to get the world’s ONLY external battery and car charger solution that works with ALL MacBook, … Read More

Atomic Tom performs live on their iPhones

PR’s a wonderful thing, especially if you’re a local band wanting some free publicity. What’s the best way to get free publicity? Well, getting half the world’s top tech blogs to post about you works, and that’s what Atomic Tom managed to do with a supposedly impromptu performance aboard a New York train. The tech angle? How about the whole … Read More

White iPhone 4 Spotted In New York? So Why Don’t You Have One?

White iPhone 4 New York

Around the time of the iPhone 4 launch, quite a few celebrities, who are well known to senior management at Apple *cough* Steve Jobs *cough* were given White iPhone 4’s. One well known example is English comedian Stephen Fry, who was seen carrying the White iPhone 4 at various events in the UK around fourth gen iPhone launch time. I … Read More

Mac OS X 10.7 to be more Touch Orientated? [Back to the Mac]

Back to the Mac

The line between iOS and OS X is set to get more blurred if some of us are reading between the lines the right way. The two operating systems are becoming far closer than cousins. Apple today announced a “Back to the Mac” event to be held on October 20th at 10am Pacific Time at Apple’s Town Hall building. At … Read More

iOS 4.1.1 to Fix Alarm Bug and Jailbreak Exploits?

A few weeks back a bug was discovered in iOS 4 which made recurring alarms go off an hour earlier than set, if the iPhone tried to adjust for daylight savings in Australia. Having been the victim of a similar bug in the “F1 Timing App” for the iPhone, which got me out of bed an entire week early for … Read More

Apple goes after Meizu for M8 design

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Apple has asked Chinese mobile phone making company Meizo to cease manufacturing its M8 Mobile Phone, and to also stop selling their current inventory. The only good news? Meizume is reporting the local Zhuhai government is supporting Meizu. Meizu CEO Jack Wong reported via a forum post that Apple has forced his company to give its M8 handset to boot due … Read More

Third party slide-on cases for iPhone 4 causing scratches?

Hot on the heals of Antennagate, Glassgate may be the latest issue with Apple’s much loved, and maligned, iPhone 4. That’s according to Ryan Block of GDGT. The issue, says Block, is with some slide on cases designed for the iPhone 4 which are causing scratching, . Info from sources both inside and outside of Apple leads the tech pundit … Read More

Spotify Halted by Apple On Way to U.S.

Music streaming service Spotify is a massive hit in Europe; millions of music-lovers use its desktop and mobile applications to stream and listen to hundreds of thousands of tracks. And for a while now, many in the U.S. have been anticipation the launch of the service there, but after two missed deadlines already, it now seems that Apple could play … Read More

‘Cut The Rope’ for iPhone Storms The Apple App Store Charts

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Publisher of Angry Birds Climbs The Charts With Another International Hit Game for iOS Devices Leading downloadable game publisher, Chillingo, today announced that ‘Cut the Rope’ is already the number one top paid game on the Apple App Store across the world in countries such as the United States, United Kingdom, France, Finland, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden and many more … Read More

Verizon iPhone 4 to be ready by Year End? New Apple iPhone 5 Rumors

Oh what’s this? Another Verizon iPhone rumour? Oh go on then. This time it’s the Wall Street Journal reporting that Apple plans to begin mass production of a CDMA iPhone later this year with Verizon possibly selling the handset in the early part of 2011. The article goes on to say that the Verizon iPhone would be identical to the … Read More

iPhone 4 Shipping Times improve White Color Still Not Available

Excellent news for anyone who still wants to buy an iPhone 4 – Apple’s estimated shipping time is now down to a much more reasonable 5 – 7 days – down from the 3 weeks the Cupertino outfit has been quoting pretty much since launch day all the way back in July. On sale for just over 5 months and … Read More

Android Surpasses Apple’s iPhone in Recent US Sales

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During the six months leading up to August of this year smartphone handset sales break down like this: Android : 32% iPhone : 25% Blackberry : 26% While Apple’s iPhone market share has held steady, Android’s has grown. Overall the iPhone’s install base has actually grown slightly to 29%, and RIM’s Blackberry share has dropped. But the real winner is … Read More