According to a recent study by Canalys, Apple’s iOS platform is now the world’s 2nd largest smartphone platform. Apple surpassed Nokia’s Symbian OS in order to claim the 2nd spot, directly behind Android. In the second quarter of 2011, Apple held the number one spot for world’s largest individual smartphone manufacturer, because of Android’s fragmented manufacturing process and the availability … Read More
Apple on Monday launched iCloud.com and the iWork beta for developers. The iCloud.com login screen is also identical to the one seen just before the iCloud announcement. This is one of the three major updates announced at Apple’s WWDC 2011 event, highlighting iOS 5, Mac OS X Lion, and iCloud. Reports from users and developers alike say that some have … Read More
Apple has become a world leader in a new category which they introduced in early 2010 and now the company feels that tablet computers could certainly outshine the PC market. Of-course tablets existed much before the iPad was launched but, the “tablet” category wasn’t taken very seriously until Apple unveiled its first gen iPad. In 2011 we’ve already witnessed all … Read More
With WWDC 2011 keynote event just 4 days away now, I can barely contain my excitement. I don’t care that there (probably) won’t be any announcement related to iPhone 5 / 4S – for me, it’s all about iOS 5 and iCloud. I’m beginning to get slightly bored of iOS 4, and I believe certain things – like notifications – … Read More
Spotify is one of Europe’s best kept secrets. Currently unavailable to the throngs of US based would-be users, Spotify is an online music streaming service complete with native applications for Mac and PC as well as mobile devices running iOS or Android. A Windows Phone 7 version of the Spotify client is also in the works.
Former Twitter co-founder and all-round nice guy Jack Dorsey’s latest company could be on the verge of announcing an exciting new partnership if we’re reading one of his Instagram postings correctly.
Apple recently released a new developer preview of its new version of Mac OS X which brings the operating system up to version number 10.7 – Lion. Along with plenty of new bells and whistles, Lion’s version of Safari features a new Reading List – a feature that allows users to save webpages for reading later, ala Instapaper.
Apple’s huge successes with the iPad and iPhone have seen the company overtake Google as the top brand in a list of the top 100 in the world, according to the BrandZ 2011 rankings.
YouTube, along with social networking sites and numerous others websites, is blocked in China thanks to ‘The Great Firewall’. With that being the case, the iPhone’s YouTube application isn’t much use to its Chinese users, and so the device may soon ship pre-installed with YouKu — the Chinese equivalent of YouTube. Much like YouTube is to the rest of the … Read More
Apple’s next major software release, iOS 5, is expected to be unveiled during WWDC 2011 and according to a new report Apple has begun widespread testing of the upcoming release. 9to5 Mac notes that they have been receiving tips from various developers who have reported that their apps are now being tested with iOS 5. Apple is known to support … Read More
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
According to a Touch Arcade forum post apps downloaded by using a promo code can no longer be left a review or rating in Apple’s App Store.
AT&T has today begun sending out its second warning to customers who it believes are illegally tethering their iPhone 4 using jailbreak, demanding they either stop tethering, or pay the price. In a stern SMS to select subscribers, the carrier warned that those who don’t pay and continue to tether their phones illegally would be automatically upgraded and charged for … Read More
A new analyst report from Avian Securities today cites a component supplier in the iPhone 5 supply chain who claims production of the fifth generation iPhone will begin this September. In a note to investors, Avian revealed Apple’s plans to start production towards the end of this year, and noted that the information was “consistent” with other recent evidence that … Read More
Adobe is set to release three new applications for the iPad to accompany the new Creative Suite 5.5 software. Set to hit the App Store next month, Adobe Eazel, Adobe Nav, and Adobe Color Lava will cost between $2 and $5 and are designed to enhance your Photoshop experience by integrating smartphones and tablets into your workflow. Adobe’s Chief Technology … Read More