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

Stephen NorthcottApple Patent Suit against Kodak. ITC to Investigate

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

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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

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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

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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

Stephen NorthcottApple responds to NPD’s Android sales figures

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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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

Stephen NorthcottApple iPhone 4G / HD Bezel Obtained? (Video)

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

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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

Stephen NorthcottApple developing Flash replacement called ‘Gianduia’

Distimo Report: iPad App Prices Slightly Higher

One of the common exasperated calls of the more experienced independent app developers for Apple’s iPhone or iPad is for everyone to please try and price apps at a more realistic level than 99 cents. Unfortunately in the last couple of years developers seem to have been in what has been called a “race to the bottom” in their app … Read More

Stephen NorthcottDistimo Report: iPad App Prices Slightly Higher

Rumor: Apple May Face Antitrust Inquiry

The New York Post has kicked off a rumor that Apple (AAPL) is days away from facing an antitrust investigation into its decision to place restrictions on the way that iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad developers can work. Apple has effectively said that any apps published in the iTunes App Store must be developed using its own tools, and based … Read More

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Does Apple iPad Complement iPhone 4G?

iPhone 4G and Apple iPad 2010 may very well go down in history as the year Apple started to take over the mobile space. The year started with the Cupertino-based company revealing the much rumored and anticipated Apple tablet computer; the iPad. Who knew the iPad would come to dominate the tech industry in the first half of the year. … Read More

Erin PetersonDoes Apple iPad Complement iPhone 4G?