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 … Read the Full Story →

Apple goes after Meizu for M8 design

Meizo

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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

Cut the rope iPhone

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

Adidas Pulls Out of Apple’s iAd Due to Repeated Rejections?

Reports are circulating that Adidas – the sports equipment and clothing manufacturer – is the latest high profile company to pull out of Apple’s iAd service. Fashion powerhouse Chanel has already given iAd a miss, and apparently Adidas has had enough of Apple’s meddling, saying enough is enough after repeated rejections. … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s iOS reaches all-time best, Android still far behind in web share

iOS Android Web Share

The guys over at Net Applications recently released some interesting information about various operating systems, both mobile and desktop, and how they compare to each other with regards to web share. Apple’s iOS platform, with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices combined, rose to 1.18% of all web usage. When … Read the Full Story →

Is Apple Testing Touchscreen Panels For New iMac?

touchscreen iMac patent

Rumors of a touchscreen iMac are refuelled today, as DigiTimes, a Taiwanese publication, has reported that Sintek Photronics has sent samples of their projected capacitive touch panels to Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) that will feature in their next iMac. The report from DigiTimes states: The new iMac is rumored to have a good … Read the Full Story →

Impact of Apps being featured by App Stores [Waze Case Study]

Apple App Store Feature

The Holy Grail of App marketing is still getting featured on Apple’s own App Store. All new products get a few days in the marketing sunshine that is the “New and Noteworthy” section of iTunes. And once that period is over your app’s sales can sink like a rather heavy … Read the Full Story →

iPhone 4 Facetime ads hit Europe but disappearing in Middle East

Apple still can’t make enough iPhone 4 handsets to meat demand, but that’s not stopping them from ramping up the ad offensive all across Europe with 4 new FaceTime ads. The four ads all feature the Louis Armstrong track ‘When You’re Smiling’ (which, incidentally, is now well and truly imbedded … Read the Full Story →

China Unicom Unable to Meet iPhone 4 Demand

The iPhone 4 went on sale in China on Saturday, and China Unicom doesn’t have enough of the handsets to meet the huge demand. Sales of the new iPhone have sold in China at a much faster pace than any of its predecessors. Before sales had started Saturday, Unicom had … Read the Full Story →