It’s a crazy, crazy world we live in, so we’re not at all surprised to report that a Chinese teenager has sold one of his kidneys in order to fund the purchase of – and we’re not kidding you here – an iPad 2.
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
Apple today took the wraps off its updated Apple Stores just as expected, with the alterations coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the company’s foray into running its own retail stores (give or take a few days).
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.
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
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.
Apple’s Safari browser for iPad hasn’t seen any major changes in UI since iOS 3.x. The browser is very fast, intuitive but lacks in some key features. One of the major drawbacks of Safari is that it does not support tabbed browsing. The App Store offers some great alternatives to safari and now Terra for iPad 2 is here to … Read More
This week, on Thursday, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is set to release its first calendar quarter 2011 financial results, and the pundits and industry analysts are already making their guesses (educated and otherwise) as to just how many iPhone 4, iPad 2, iPods and Mac units the tech giant will have shifted. The general consensus is that Apple Inc. will have … Read More
In a new report from Ticonderoga Securities analyst Brian White cites sources with Asian component suppliers, who believe Apple could sell a staggering 45 million units of the iPad during 2011. Apple sold 15 million iPads in 2010, but the device was only on sale for around nine months – 2011 will be the first full year of availability for the … Read More
The BlackBerry PlayBook is RIM’s answer to Apple’s iPad – a 7.6-inch tablet that boasts a 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, and two high-resolution cameras. It’s received bucket loads of hype since it was announced, with the tech world dying to get their hands on the device and establish whether it gives the iPad 2 anything to worry about. Well, … Read More
A new report from DigiTimes published on Monday reveals that while Nintendo’s 3DS will be a huge success for the company, it won’t be as big as the previous generation DS handheld thanks to growing competition from devices such as the iPhone, iPod touch and Android smartphones. Research from IHS iSuppli Screen Digest forecasts 11.6 million 3DS consoles will be … 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
Periodically the Nasdaq-100 index, which is run by the Nasdaq OMX Group Inc, will be rebalanced to reflect a share weighting based on the market capitalisation of core (non-financial industry) companies listed there. Which, after all, is how that index is supposed to be configured. This is outlined on the Nasdaq’s own site quite succinctly: Nasdaq decided to enact a … Read More