Apple Acknowledges App Store Name Squatting? Or Simply Spring Cleans

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) have decided to clean house in the App Store and have started sending out notices to developers telling them that they will have their inactive app names deleted if they do not upload a binary within 90 days. The “problem” of App Store name squatting has been discussed … Read the Full Story →

Turn iPod nano into iWatch with iLoveHandles Leather Strap Accessory

Apple iPod nano iWatch

In early July we reported on a small touch screen panel which was leaked by a website and was rumored to be the next iPod shuffle with touch controls or the new Apple iWatch. Apple surprised us during the special music event where Steve Jobs announced the new iPod nano which turned … Read the Full Story →

Apple Disappoint Some With Game Center Web Page

Apple Game Center

The confirmed list of devices that Apple’s Game Center Social Network will support has been posted on their web page dedicated to that particular feature of iOS 4.1. It is no real surprise that the iPhone 3G, first gen. iPod and the grandaddy of them all the iPhone 2G are … Read the Full Story →

Apple (AAPL) Set For High Future Earnings as iPad Devours Notebook Market

It is no secret that the Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad has had a big effect on the sales figures of some of the smaller netbook portable computers that were so popular in the last couple of years. Asus have predicted lower sales. Global RAM producers are predicting a drop in RAM prices … Read the Full Story →

iOS 4.1 Software Update Now Available for Download

Apple today released their latest iOS update for iPhone and iPod touch. iOS 4.1 addresses the performance bug in iOS 4.0 which caused slow performance for iPhone 3G users and also fixes the iPhone 4 proximity sensor bug. The update also adds Game Center, which is Apple’s take on social gaming. … Read the Full Story →

Intel Purchase German chip manufacturer Infineon

Intel confirmed today what has been long rumored. They have purchased the German chip manufacturer Infineon. Why is this important to us at Touch Reviews? Well basically because Infineon provide the mobile communications chips in our iPhone, and most other mobile devices from well known smartphone manufacturers. Intel seems to have … Read the Full Story →

New iPod Touch 4G and iPod Nano Cases?

iPod touch 4G case

Everyone is excited about Apple’s upcoming media event on the 1st of September. From the invite it certainly looks as if the focus is on music. Steve Jobs is widely expected to finally reveal the new iPod touch 4G and the new iPod line up during the live live keynote presentation. You … Read the Full Story →

iPod touch 4 LCD Display and Front Panel Assembly Video

iPod touch 4g

We recently reported that Apple sent out invitations for its Annual music event to the media today and it has been confirmed to be held on September 1. There have been many rumors which suggest that the new iPod touch with feature a front-facing camera to enable FaceTime video calls. We’ve also reported … Read the Full Story →

Apple iPod ‘Special Event’ Keynote on September 1

Apple iPod Event Keynote September 1

Apple today sent out invitations for its annual music event which has now been confirmed to be held on September 1. The ‘Special Event’ is expected to reveal the new iPod line up, Apple TV and iTunes update. A new iPod touch (4th gen) is widely rumored to be unveiled which will feature high resolution retina display, front … Read the Full Story →

iPod touch 4 and Apple TV Set To Be Launched September 1?

If all the noise in the blogosphere is to be believed then a new Apple TV is arriving alongside Retina Display and FaceTime capable iPod touch 4 at Apple’s upcoming September 1st Media Event… By now it seems to be a given that Apple will be introducing a new iPod … Read the Full Story →

Apple Patent For Locking “Unauthorised Users” Out of Devices

Apple has filed a patent for methodology which allows iOS devices to be deactivate themselves, limit services, or completely wipe their storage based on set criteria. One of those criteria is loosely termed “hacking”. Which some take to mean jailbreak. Other impressive sounding options in Apple’s patent is the ability for … Read the Full Story →

App Store Nears 250,000 Apps. Facebook Hits 100 Million

Facebook, which some would claim is probably the most used service on iPhone (via the Facebook app particularly), has passed 100 Million active users this weekend. Coincidentally that is close to the total number of iOS Devices that Apple has sold. Meanwhile Apple’s own iTunes App Store now boasts close … Read the Full Story →

Apple (AAPL) iPad Slowly Strangling Notebook Sales

Part of the reason that other PC manufacturers are scrambling to push their own tablet computers out is that they can see their notebook market share being cannibalised by Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad. Not only that, it is becoming clear that while the iPad may be eating into Apple’s own iPod Touch … Read the Full Story →

Steve Jobs Promises iOS 4 Speed Fix for iPhone 3G Soon

Many iPhone 3G users have been complaining of speed issues running iOS 4 on what is now the oldest iPhone model that Apple sells. But in reality, apart from some loss of graphics performance, the horsepower under the iPhone 3G’s hood should really be able to cope with what iOS … Read the Full Story →