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

skype 3G voice calls

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

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

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

Stephen NorthcottSolar Powered iPods, iPhones and iPads coming from Apple?

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

Stephen NorthcottApple sells 2 Million iPads in less than 60 days

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

Stephen NorthcottPublish your own ebooks with Apple via iBookstore

iPhone 4G Hints in OS 4 and Features Round Up

iPhone OS 4 News

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

Ravin MohindruiPhone 4G Hints in OS 4 and Features Round Up

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

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

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

Ravin MohindruNew iPhone 4G / HD screen resolution 960 x 640

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

Erin PetersoniPhone OS 4.0 To Include More Bing

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

Ravin MohindruVerizon iPhone 4G / HD in November?

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

Ravin MohindruFoxconn promises 20% wages hike

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

Shopping_Patent

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

Stephen NorthcottApple’s iPhone set to become your Mobile ‘Shopping’ Assistant

iPhone 4 price to be the same as 3GS model?

iPhone 4G HD

UPDATE: Apple today unveiled the new iPhone 4 and its price details. The iPhone 4 will come in a 16GB model for $199 and a 32GB model for $299 in white and black. The iPhone 3G will no longer be manufactured and the iPhone 3GS will now sell for $99. The new phone 4 will launch on June 24th to the … Read More

Ravin MohindruiPhone 4 price to be the same as 3GS model?

Apple iPad production could push 2.5M devices per month

Apple iPad

It seems like months ago that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) reported that it had sold 1 Million iPads. Actually it’s a scant few weeks. Since then stories speculating on the amount of iPads available for sale have been common place on the web. US stores have run out of stock at various points. Launches in other territories have been delayed. And pundits have cited … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple iPad production could push 2.5M devices per month

Apple to Open Stores Early for UK iPad Launch Day

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If you haven’t planned which Apple Store you are going to camp outside overnight in the UK this Thursday night to buy the iPad you can do so using this web page on Apple’s site. In case you didn’t know already the Apple iPad finally goes on general sale in Stores in the UK this Friday! Whether you’ll be at home … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple to Open Stores Early for UK iPad Launch Day

Sprint to get iPhone 4G / HD this Summer?

SPRINT BRAND LOGO

As WWDC 2010 gets closer iPhone 4G rumors continue to take new twists and turns. The possibility for new mobile networks for the iPhone have always been weak but as Android continues to grow Apple might be forced to re-consider their strategy and finally end AT&T exclusivity in the US. If recent rumors about the reason behind AT&T raising Early Termination Fees (ETF) … Read More

Ravin MohindruSprint to get iPhone 4G / HD this Summer?