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 Touch (4th Gen) that will match many of the features … Read More

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

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 an iOS device to recognise users by image recognition or … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Patent For Locking “Unauthorised Users” Out of Devices

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 to 250,000 Apps currently in its storefront, and has had … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApp Store Nears 250,000 Apps. Facebook Hits 100 Million

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 sales it is not affecting their own laptop sales. Asus … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple (AAPL) iPad Slowly Strangling Notebook Sales

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 4 throws at it. Especially as Apple’s 4th iteration of … Read More

Stephen NorthcottSteve Jobs Promises iOS 4 Speed Fix for iPhone 3G Soon

Jailbreak iPhone 3GS running iOS 4.0.2 with PwnageTool

Apple recently released an update for iOS 4.0 users who were exposed to a pdf file security threat and if you have already upgraded your iPhone 3GS and wish you jailbreak it again then you can use the unofficial release of PwnageTool. Redmond Pie has published a detailed walkthrough of the entire process which can be easily followed to jailbreak … Read More

RavinJailbreak iPhone 3GS running iOS 4.0.2 with PwnageTool

Apple’s New iPad Ad is ‘delicious’

Today Apple posted a new ad for the iPad which highlights a few apps from the App Store giving an overview of what the device is capable of. Check out the new ad:

RavinApple’s New iPad Ad is ‘delicious’

Verizon iPhone and New iPad Hints found in iOS 4 SDK

apple field test devices

Boy Genius Report have had an interesting tip from a source. An enterprising developer, or hacker, has found references to two new iOS devices from Apple. In a code snippet found in iOS is a hack to allow these devices to be activated without going through iTunes. Something that may be of use for field testing of preproduction devices. Based … Read More

Stephen NorthcottVerizon iPhone and New iPad Hints found in iOS 4 SDK

Apple (AAPL) Moves iWallet Plans Forward

Near Field Communications (NFC) allows the transmission of data between devices over short ranges. It is perfect for consumer financial and data transitions. And Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) very obviously intend that this kind of transaction will be able to be carried out from our iPhones in future. One of NFC’s leading lights, Benjamin Vigler, recently moved to Apple where his job title, … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple (AAPL) Moves iWallet Plans Forward

Apple in Patent suit over iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch Functionality

Every few weeks a Patent troll will pop up and go after large technology companies with dubious patent claims in what is generally seen as a cash grab. This week is no exception. VirnetX has filed a patent infringement suit against several companies, including Apple. The specific patents that VirnetX claims have been infringed are specifically associated with all of … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple in Patent suit over iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch Functionality

Dunk for iPhone : A Super Stylish Dribbble Feed Viewer

Dunk for iPhone

Dunk for iPhone Rating: Dribbble is a “show and tell” web site for designers and other creative types. The idea behind it being that you share sneak peaks of your current projects. Your peers will then give you feedback on your work, and you can respond in kind. Being invitation only Dribbble is chock full of arty people who want to … Read More

Stephen NorthcottDunk for iPhone : A Super Stylish Dribbble Feed Viewer

White iPhone 4 not available until next year [Orange UK]

UK mobile network Orange is emailing its UK customers to let them know that the white iPhone 4 will not be available until next year. Here is the message they sent out… We wanted to let you know that there won’t be any white iPhone 4’s in the UK until the end of the year. If you’re happy to wait … Read More

Stephen NorthcottWhite iPhone 4 not available until next year [Orange UK]

Second Gen iPad to feature Gyroscope?

iPad Teardown Reveals Gyroscope Part of Original Design In an interesting piece in EE Times they relate that when UBM Insights completed their teardown of the iPad they found an unpopulated area on the PCB next to the accelerometer which would fit a similar design of gyroscope to that found in the iPhone 4. They even went so far as … Read More

Stephen NorthcottSecond Gen iPad to feature Gyroscope?

Flash for iPhone available in Cydia as Frash [Jailbreak]

Frash Flash iPhone cydia App

Apple has no plans to bring Adobe’s flash to the iPhone or iPad. If you ever wanted to access websites which support flash content then you would need to jailbreak you iOS device. Last month we reported that Comex was working on a Flash port for the iPhone and now it is available as Frash. It is worth mentioning that the current … Read More

RavinFlash for iPhone available in Cydia as Frash [Jailbreak]

New Apple TV Details. Running iOS, AMD CPU / GPU? [Rumors]

This last rumor from Taipei today is about the innards of the new Apple TV. As per other sources the updated Apple TV is reported as running iOS, having a similar UI and Operating System look and feel as the iPhone, and having no Hard Drive. The more interesting tidbit that has leaked out today though is that Apple may … Read More

Stephen NorthcottNew Apple TV Details. Running iOS, AMD CPU / GPU? [Rumors]