New iPhone 4G / HD to be available in White & Black Color Options?

The Taiwanese website Apple.pro has managed to get hold of spare parts of the new iPhone 4G / HD which appear to be alternative front panels for the new iPhone. This is leading people to speculate that Apple may well resurrect the option to buy iPhone 4G / HD in a white model, as well as in the more traditional … Read More

Apple iPad is a serious rival for netbook sales

ABI Research has spent some time looking at how the netbook market is evolving, and the effect that the iPad has had when put into the mix. It seems fairly obvious to most that the iPad, even though it’s a new and different kind of product, has carved itself a niche that will reduce the current market share taken by … Read More

New iPhone 4G / HD Volume and Tech Specs Info Leaked

Manufacturing details of new iPhone 4G / HD have been reportedly leaked by Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) component supply partners in Taiwan and China Foxconn is reported as aiming to produce 24 million 4th generation iPhones this year alone. And is expecting to start shipping them in June. The suggested split for these massive volumes is around 4.5 million for the first half … Read More

Apple Patent Suit against Kodak. ITC to Investigate

In a move reminiscent of HTC’s recent patent counter-suit against Apple (AAPL), Apple itself is fighting back against a patent claim made against them by Kodak, by filing it’s own counter-suit. This is also a similar strategy to the one that Apple employed when sued by Nokia for allegedly infringing the Finnish company’s mobile handset patents. Apple was originally hit … Read More

Apple Incorporating Facebook into iPhone OS 4?

Rumors are surfacing again that Apple (AAPL) are working with Facebook to integrate some of the social network’s functionality directly into iPhone OS 4. Business Insider are reporting that this will be announced at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote on June 7, 2010. The least we will see, apparently, is the ability to pull Facebook contacts into your iPhone, … Read More

iPhone 4G / HD Leak Reveals New Details

The blogosphere has been busy reporting the latest iPhone 4G / HD rumors and as WWDC 2010 event approaches its scheduled date new details with specifications of the iPhone 4G are emerging on the web. Earlier today Engadget reported that Vietnamese forum Taoviet published a series of leaked photos of the fourth generation iPhone and posted a video on YouTube. The teardown pics revealed … Read More

Apple ending AT&T exclusivity deal? iPhone 4G/HD on Verizon?

Rumors of Verizon iPhone 4G deals are alive all over the internet, including speculation on the actual terms of Apple’s deal with AT&T. The Apple / AT&T partnership has been exclusive since the iPhone’s US launch. Often to the chagrin of iPhone users, who frequently bemoan AT&T’s quality of service and packages. Each time Steve Jobs has got up on … Read More

Apple responds to NPD’s Android sales figures

Apple responds to NPD’s Android sales figures The Loop got word from an Apple spokesperson today in regards to sales figures released by NPD yesterday on US smart phone sales for the first quarter of 2010. Natalie Harison had this to say to The Loop : This is a very limited report on 150,000 US consumers responding to an online … Read More

Apple’s MobileMe Service May Soon Be Free

MobileMe has always been kind of an orphaned child at Apple (AAPL). It has often been sold as a must have for Apple iPhone and iPad users but never really given much attention. It has been treated as a hobby, much like its hardware cousin AppleTV. One of the main reasons for its suffering is that many of the features … Read More

Apple set to earn $40 Million from ‘iWork’ for iPad

Some impressive figures for sales of iWork (Keynote, Pages, Numbers) on the Apple (AAPL) iPad are being estimated by Business Insider. From their discussions with top grossing iPad developers, and some obsessive watching of the App Store placings of the three apps that make up the iWork suite (Pages, Numbers and Keynote). Business Insider has managed to work out some … Read More

Android outsells Apple’s iPhone in the US (NPD Survey)

According to NPD Group Google’s (GOOG) Android outsells Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone and has grabbed the number two spot in the US for mobile phone sales. The operative word being sales. The figures they quote are based on sales data from more than 150,000 completed online consumer research surveys from each month for 2010 so far. According to NPD these surveys represent the … Read More

Steve Jobs says educate yourself on international iPad pricing

Many fans of the Apple iPad were waiting in anticipation for the release dates and prices for the new ‘magical and revolutionary product’. Well this week the wait was finally over for nine different countries. So was it worth the wait? It seems not, many Apple fans and potential new customers were very unhappy with the price structure. It seems they … Read More

Apple iPhone 4G / HD Bezel Obtained? (Video)

SmartPhone Medic had claimed to get their hands on the new iPhone 4G screen and digitiser a while back. And since then we’ve heard little from them about that. But today they are claiming to have the bezel which holds the iPhone 4G / HD together. What we have here is the assembly of the new iPhone 4G LCD and … Read More

iPhone OS 4 Beta brings new spelling features

Developers are reporting that the new iPhone OS 4 beta will add new iPad-style spelling correction features to Apple’s iPhone and iPod touch. OS 4 for iPhone will let users touch a word that is misspelt and then replace it with a suggested one. An incorrect word is underlined in red (a feature which exists in Mac OS X) and the … Read More

Apple developing Flash replacement called ‘Gianduia’

Gianduia is being touted as Apple’s (AAPL) replacement for Flash. When you consider that Flash is an application abstraction layer beneath which you can run games and videos, with a user interface and some GUI controls over the top, then perhaps it is. But it’s also quite a bit more. In actual fact Apple’s ‘Gianduia’ has been around for quite … Read More