Today, Apple released iOS 5 beta 6, only two weeks after the company released iOS 5 beta 5. Apple usually releases 8 betas before they release the GM seed to developers that is followed by the public release which is pegged for a release later this fall. Apple is now releasing betas more and more often, hinting that the final … Read More
Orange, one of the leading telecom providers in the UK has launched a promotion offering a free iTunes movie rental every week. The service, dubbed Film To Go is only available in the UK and will feature a pre-selected movie every week for users to download and enjoy. The movies that are selected will be available to view for 30 … Read More
During Apple’s Q3 conference call, the company’s CFO, Peter Oppenheimer confirmed that Mac OS X Lion would be launching tomorrow. Other subjects covered during Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) conference call included sales of Macs, iPods, iPhone, and iPad. Apple (AAPL) reported a growth in sales over last quarter with over 3.95 million Macintosh computers during the quarter, an increase of 14%, 3.34 iPhone … Read More
We recently reported that Apple released iOS 5 Beta 3 to developers and now MacRumors reports that the latest release activates Assistive Touch features. The settings for these features were in place long before the release of Beta 3 but failed to make an appearance until now. The new features are targeted for those who don’t prefer using the Home … Read More
Apple on Monday released iOS 5 beta 3 to developers which address a number of bugs, makes the iOS devices a lot more stable and brings some minor tweaks. The new beta is available for download from the iOS developers portal. iOS 5 beta 3 brings enhanced location services controls which allow users to pick and choose services which use … Read More
Google recently introduced Swiffy, a service that converts .SWF Flash files into HTML5 compatible with devices like the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Swiffy is part of the Google Labs suite of services that has the potential to become a major part of Google’s media integration in its desktop and Android OS. Google’s Swiffy website offers a gallery of videos … Read More
On Monday All Things Digital reported that a Verizon spokesman said that Verizon would be dropping their Unlimited data plan option in July. This was expected since the introduction of Verizon iPhone 4, similar to how AT&T moved to tiered data pricing after the introduction of the iPad but still allowed those “grandfathered” to stay unlimited. We will move to a … Read More
iPhone 5 / 4S rumors have reached a new high this week as various sources have been reporting that Apple is all set to introduce fifth gen iPhone. Bloomberg on Wednesday published a new report which reaffirms that Apple is looking at a September launch event and further notes that a high resolution iPad 3 is in the works. We … Read More
Adobe on Monday announced that Flash Builder 4.5 and Flex 4.5 now include support for building apps for Apple’s iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Apple has not shown any interest in adopting Adobe’s flash technology in iOS devices. However, with the latest updates to its authoring tools Adobe could be looking at enabling developers to develop for multiple platforms using … Read More
A new report though claims Apple spends even more on its iTunes service than we could every have imagined – a whopping $1.3 billion EACH YEAR!
According to Macworld Associate Editor David Chartier’s source, whom he called “A little birdie”, Fifty percent of iPhone owners who have their devices swapped at the Genius Bar have never plugged them into a computer to backup or sync. Now, it seems that Apple’s iCloud could be a big hit among the group who never syncs. Syncing is a crucial … Read More
We’re still seeing some of the 200 new features of iOS 5 being discovered now the first beta is in the hands of developers, and one such feature could be improved video quality from YouTube videos, according to iDB. Discovered by iDevice hackers @Chronic and @Sonny Dickson via internal iOS 5 settings, the new setting will enable high quality video playback through the … 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
Apple is widely expected to unveil iOS 5 during WWDC 2011 and the latest rumor to hit the web is that iPhone 3GS will not support the upcoming software update for iOS devices. If we consider Apple’s software update release cycle the company tends to support and release the latest updates for the current gen model and the previous one. … 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.