USPTO Grants Apple iOS App Folders and “Jiggle Mode” UI Patent

iPhone Jiggle Mode Patent

Apple introduced iOS app folders in iOS 4 and has had the ‘Jiggle Mode’ UI since iOS 1. On Tuesday, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted Apple the patent for iOS app folders and the ‘Jiggle Mode’ UI. The patent, which is listed as U.S. Patent No. 8,423,911, describes the iOS app folders as “Device, method, and graphical user interface … Read More

iPhone 5 Expected to be taller with 3.9-inch display at 1136×640 Resolution

iPhone5 Display

According to the latest iPhone 5 rumors, Apple is testing more than one prototypes of the next-gen iPhone. The sixth gen iPhone is expected to see major re-design and feature a taller display. Apple introduced the original iPhone in 2007 with a 3.5 inch screen and that has remained unchanged over last 5 years. However, now it seems that the … Read More

This Week in Must Have iPhone / iPad Jailbreak Tweaks

Must Have iPhone / iPad Jailbreak Tweaks The tweaks for jailbroken devices keep coming thick and fast. Some change the aesthetics of the iPhones while other change existing or and new functionality which the iPhone out of the box does not provide. This week we deal with some of each and the first is one that we are running a … Read More

Why Jailbreak Your iPhone – Themes, Winterboard and Jaku

Jaku

Why Jailbreak iPhone – Winterboard As well as adding new features and tweaks to your jailbroken iPhone one of the more popular reasons to jailbreak is to apply themes to your device to change it’s look. There a a couple of tools to do this but the most popular one is Winterboard and once you have downloaded this from Cydia … Read More

Weather Live Review: An App that can Become Living Desktop of iOS Devices

Weather Live App iPhone iPad-1

Rating: Weather Live Review: There are many weather apps available for iOS and Weather Live is a new one which is a universal app for your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad which provides detailed current and forecast weather conditions and also provides the temperature via a badge on the home screen icon. The app is simple to setup, locations can be … Read More

Apple’s iOS 5 Brings New Gestures to iPad

iOS 5 iPad Gestures

During Apple’s WWDC 2011 keynote event SVP of iOS Software at Apple Inc., Scott Forstall announced that iOS 5 brings 1500 new APIs for developers and more than 200 features for users. However, only 10 key features were highlighted during the presentation. iOS 5 brings some of the highly anticipated features to Apple’s iOS devices. One of the most requested feature … Read More