The iPhone OS Jailbreak Debate

I mentioned in a previous article (WWDC 2010 Keynote: Truth and Rumors) I had the opportunity recently to use a jailbroken iPod Touch. A friend of mine, who is a bit more of a tinkerer than I am, decided he would strike out down that adventurous path and see what happened. It was a second generation Touch he fully expects to … Read More

New White Color iPhone 4G / HD casing photos

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During the interview at D8 Steve Jobs commented on the lost iPhone 4G debacle and said that he is unwilling to “let it slide”. It is still not clear if the prototype device was stolen or lost and the DA is still investigating the case. Last month we reported on the possibility of Apple introducing iPhone 4G / HD in white and … Read More

Apple CEO at D8 All Things Digital Conference. Round Up

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One of the things that is fun about an interview with Steve Jobs is how it seems to blow away a lot of the sinister mystique that surrounds the guy. We spend so much of our time reading, and (in our case) writing about what he thinks that we tend to get a distorted view of the man. Every now … Read More

Steve Jobs on lost iPhone 4G / HD and Flash. D: All Things Digital

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Any chance you get to look into the mind of a genius and luminary like Steve Jobs is a rare and welcomed opportunity. Last night at the D8 conference we got such an opportunity. Although the inner thoughts of the captain of Apple are a little more common with Steve’s newfound willingness to answer e-mail, Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher’s … Read More

Skype 2.0 for iPhone to allow free calls on 3G until 2011

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Skype 2.0 was a major update for the popular voip app for iPhone as it allowed users to make voice calls on 3G network however, skype-to-skype calls were supposed to be free only for a limited time (August 2010). Today TUAW reported that 3G skype-to-skype calls will now be free until 2011. There is still no clarity on what the … Read More

Solar Powered iPods, iPhones and iPads coming from Apple?

Solar Cell iPhone iPad iPod

This is an intriguing and exciting Patent from Apple. And in my opinion one of the things that makes Apple special. Solar powered mobile devices have been a bit of a dud in the tech world to date. So much so that even low cost portable devices in Africa tend to be powered by hand wound chargers rather than solar … Read More

Apple sells 2 Million iPads in less than 60 days

Good news for Apple on this May holiday. They’ve now sold over 2 Million iPads. That breaks down to one million iPads every month, or approximately 35,000 tablets every single day! The iPhone took another 14 days to reach the same milestone! It will be interesting to see what response does Apple’s new iPhone 4G / HD get when it is unveiled … Read More

Publish your own ebooks with Apple via iBookstore

This is a story that has sort of drifted under the radar for a while. Back in early May Lulu announced that they offer a service to aspirng writers for them to publish their own works via their service, which could then be distributed in the iBookstore. This is a valid way to get into publishing your works. But it was … Read More

iPhone 4G Hints in OS 4 and Features Round Up

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Apple’s WWDC 2010 is scheduled to kick off on June 07 and Steve Jobs is widely rumored to unveil the new iPhone 4G / HD. If you have been following news reports and rumors about the new iPhone 4G then you would probably have a very clear picture of how the next iPhone will look and  know the exact hardware … Read More

Next Apple TV: $99, cloud storage and runs on iPhone OS 4?

If you were tired of hearing about iPhone 4G / HD leaks then now it’s time to reveal the next Apple TV. The new Apple TV (ATV) reportedly runs on iPhone OS 4, is powered by Apple’s custom-built A4 processor, is capable of full 1080p HD and would cost only $99. Engadget recently reported that they received details about the new … Read More

New iPhone 4G / HD screen resolution 960 x 640

iPhone 4G Screen Resolution 960x640

As WWDC 2010 gets closer more and more details about Apple’s next iPhone 4G / HD are being uncovered. Today SuperPhone.cz claimed that they had obtained the next iPhone 4G / HD  screen parts and examined it under a microscope to find out the exact screen resolution. They confirmed that new iPhone 4G / HD features a 960×640 screen resolution … Read More

iPhone OS 4.0 To Include More Bing

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It appears the war between Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) has escalated and to some it may seem that Apple has chosen the nuclear option. According to reports originating on TechCrunch, Apple is currently in talks to expand the breadth and availability of Microsoft services in iPhone OS 4.0. Traditional foes during the original Silicon Valley wars, increasingly Apple has … Read More

Verizon iPhone 4G / HD in November?

News reports about the possibility of new iPhone 4G / HD on Verizon network are probably exciting to read but it is worth noting that speculation and rumors reach new high just before the WWDC and often don’t see the light of day. Today TheStreet reported on a new research note from Rodman Renshaw analyst which suggests that Apple could be planning to … Read More

Foxconn promises 20% wages hike

Yesterday we covered a story on recent Foxconn suicides. The company where iPad, iPod touch and iPhone are being manufactured. Foxconn factory in China currently employs more than 400,000 workers and has been in the news as more than 13 employees have tried to commit suicide. We have been reading stories and comments which state that this rate of suicide is actually better … Read More

Apple’s iPhone set to become your Mobile ‘Shopping’ Assistant

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This is an interesting Patent Application from Apple. And it seems to have some relevance to Apple’s new iAd mobile advertising network. In simple terms the Patent describes the way an RFID reader built into the iPhone can be used to scan items in a store, and then check on the internet for more information on said item. Verbiage in … Read More