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. The issue, according to Business Insider, is the way Apple … Read More

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 you consider mobile browsing in total reached an all-time high … Read More

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 vertical and horizontal viewing angle, and its projected capacitive touch … Read More

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 stone in a deep dark pool, no matter how good … Read More

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 into my brain!) and cunningly not featuring text or voice. … Read More

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 received over 200,000 pre-orders for Apple’s sought-after device. By comparison, … Read More

Android enterprise market share grows, still below Apple (AAPL) iOS

In for months covering May 2010 to August 2010, Google’s Android OS grew its market share within the corporate environment from 10% to 16% – up from just 3% in November of 2009. Impressive stuff. But what about iOS, the operating system that powers Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPads, iPhones and iPods? It’s not doing too shabby either! During the same period, iOS … Read More

HP Slate: No iPad Killer [Update]

A couple of days ago we posted a piece commenting on the video doing the rounds of a leaked HP Slate prototype. Most tech blogs picked up on the video, and tipb.com was no different. The added bonus here is the post’s author, Chad Garrett also managed to get some hands-on time with the device around 3 months ago! Chad … Read More

Walmart to sell white iPhone 4 in the coming days?

iphone white 4 Walmart

The wait for the white iPhone 4 may finally be coming to an end, at least according to pocketnow.com’s Daniel Webster. The smartphone website claims Walmart will begin selling the white version of Apple’s latest wunder-phone within days and cites a photo that ‘clearly shows that Walmart will be stocking the White 16GB iPhone 4 for a price of $197.00’. … Read More

Apple’s App Store Info-graphics

App Store Submissions

If you are interested in digging about what is going on with the App Store then we’ve found a cool web page for you to visit. Presented in some pretty large Info-graphics are breakdowns of figures like the amount of apps uploaded to Apple each day. And the amount of “inactive” apps in the App Store. Which is around 50,000 … Read More

No iPhone 4 for Verizon in 2011?

Some people are getting a little concerned about recent comments made by Verizon CEO Ivan Seidbenberg. Speaking at an investors conference he said that their new 4G network, which is not online yet or in the foreseeable future (certainly not for 2011), may make “Apple get with the program.” This has some concerned that the much rumored CDMA iPhone 4 that … Read More

Google Earth, Facebook, Labyrinth 2 and Guitar Hero Receive Updates

iOS Game Updates

For those of you who love your iOS apps, you’ll be interested to know that there have been some great updates recently to some of the App Store’s most popular, including Game Centre support for Labyrinth 2 and Guitar Hero, and a new ocean layer for Google Earth! Google Earth Version 3.1.0 brings with it an awesome new feature that … Read More

Apple to sell CDMA (Verizon) iPhone 4 in December?

These Verizon iPhone 4 rumors just won’t go away and the latest chatter is that Apple has informed its suppliers that they will be requiring three million CDMA iPhones to be ready for shipment towards the end of this year. This obviously fits with the rumor that Apple will release a CDMA iPhone 4, probably on Verizon, by Christmas. Analysts … Read More

“Muted” Response to Apple’s Relaxation of App Store Rules – Adobe

Apple relaxed a few of its App Store rules recently and one of those changes had the net effect of letting apps that have been made with Adobe’s Flash authoring tools to be sold through Apple’s App Store. Bearing in mind that the Apple / Adobe spat over Flash associated development tools being banned from use in iPhone development was … Read More

Iron Man 2 for iPhone 4 Limited Time Sale Only $0.99

Iron Man 2 iPhone 4

Gameloft has dropped the price of Iron Man 2 and now it’s available for only $0.99. The game was recently updated for iPhone 4 with High-definition graphics that fully utilize iPhone 4’s Retina display. Play as Iron Man for speed and agility or suit up as War Machine for maximum firepower. Both suits offer easy-to-learn controls and the ability to run, hover … Read More