British Airways to Add Support for Apple’s Passbook

British Airways Adds Passbook support to iOS 6

Apple’s Passbook is continuing to grow and is now getting more adoption, most notably airlines that are allowing its customers to download their boarding passes onto their iPhones and simply scan and board. PassBook is Apple’s all-in one storage app, allowing users to store boarding passes, gift cards, tickets, and even prescriptions, putting them all in one place for easy … Read More

Google Inc. (GOOG) Acquires Sparrow for “new Gmail Project”

Google Sparrow

Google Inc. (GOOG) has gone ahead to acquired yet another company to wind into its web of online companies and lab tests. The search giants latest acquisition is popular Mac OS X and iOS email client, Sparrow. Sparrow was introduced in February of 2011, and brought a simplified email application to users, looking for a simple, yet powerful application to … Read More

Apple to Introduce Standalone Podcast App in iOS 6


Earlier in the year, Apple removed the iTunes U category in iTunes from iOS and introduced a standalone app dedicated to providing university and educational materials. According to a report from AllThingsD, the Cupertino company is planning to also introduce an app dedicated entirely to podcasts in iOS 6. Like iTunes U, this would also push the podcast feature out … Read More

Apple Updates iLife Apps for iOS with Minor Tweaks and Upgrades

iMovie for iOS

Over the past year, Apple added a number of new applications to its App Store and ported over some of its existing Mac applications over to the iOS platform, such as iPhoto, GarageBand, and iMovie. Late Tuesday, Apple posted updates for all of the following apps: iPhoto, GarageBand, iMovie, and Cards. iPhoto received a minor update for bug fixes and … Read More

Apple’s Education Media Event Video Now on Website and Podcast

Apple Special Education Event Video

On Thursday, Apple held a special education event in New York City and introduced a number of software products, including the newest version of iBooks, iBooks 2, bringing textbooks to the iPad from large publishers including Pearson, McGraw-Hill and Houghton-Mifflin. Now anyone can create stunning iBooks textbooks, cookbooks, history books, picture books, and more for iPad. All you need is an … Read More

Apple Approves ‘GameStore’ App Accidentally and then Pulls it From App Store


On Sunday, Apple approved an app, titled GameStore, with an icon of what appeared to be a shopping cart in the far left corner. Screen shots for the app didn’t reveal much information. Two German sites, Flo’s Weblog (Google translation) and (Google translation) posted images and a link to the app. The app debuted on December 31st on the App Store and highighted … Read More

InvisibleSHIELD by Zagg for iPhone 4S and iPad 2: Review (Part 2)

Apple iPhone 4 4S invisibleSHIELD

So it’s been about four days now and I’ve been using my iPhone 4S and iPad 2 with invisibleSHIELD wrapped ever since. The application to the iPad was a little trickier than the iPhone due to the larger real estate and the curvature of the back of the iPad. However, while it took a little extra time to apply the … Read More

Job Listing Reveals Apple is Revamping Maps App for iOS

A new job listing on Apple’s website reveals the Cupertino company is currently revamping its Maps application for iOS. The listing is for an iOS Maps Application Developer who will “develop sophisticated user interfaces” and “add new and innovative features.” The Maps application that comes built-in to iOS has been begging for an update for some time. While it has … Read More