Nintendo 3DS Will Be a Success, But it Won’t Beat Apple Devices

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

Nasdaq set to rebalance it’s benchmark 100 Index – Slash Apple (APPL)

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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

Survey Finds Verizon iPhone Owners Drop Fewer Calls than Those on AT&T

A new survey undertaken by ChangeWave has found that customers who use their iPhone 4 on the Verizon network are less likely to suffer from dropped calls than those signed up to AT&T. 82% of Verizon users said they were “very satisfied” with the service they received, while only 80% of AT&T’s customers felt the same way. Since September 2008, … Read More

Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 4.3.1 Released by Dev Team

On Sunday evening the Dev-Team released the latest editions of PwnageTool and redsn0w to provide an untethered jailbreak for devices running iOS 4.3.1 – almost three years since the first version of PwnageTool was released for the 1.1.4 firmware. The jailbreak works on all devices that support the 4.3.1 firmware, except for the iPad 2. You can download PwnageTool for Mac, … Read More

Future iPhones Could Boast 3D According to New Apple Patent

An Apple patent application revealed by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office this week, and first reported by AppleInsider, has confirmed that the Cupertino company is currently experimenting with a 3D camera for the iPhone. The patent is entitled “Systems and Methods for an Imaging System Using Multiple Image Sensors,” and uses dual cameras to capture, process and render 3D … Read More

iOS 5 To Feature Deeper Voice Control Integration [Siri Assistant]

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With the iPhone 5 possibly delayed into next year, all the talk these days is of the next makor release of iOS – 5.0. Today’s reports from AppleInsider amongst others raise the possibility Apple is seeking to bring ‘deeply integrated’ voice control to the platform.

Cydia Updated: Now Smaller, Faster, More Stable

Cydia creator Jay Freeman – also known as ‘Saurik’ – posted an announcement on Twitter yesterday to declare that Cydia 1.1 is now ready for download on jailbroken iPhones, iPod touches, and iPads. This update makes Cydia smaller, faster, and much more stable. Saurik spoke to the iPhoneDownloadBlog and gave the following details on what Cydia 1.1 can do: Has … Read More

Color Location-Based Photo Sharing App Hits the App Store

A new social networking application called Color hit the App Store today, and unlike any other social network this one uses location-based technology to share photos, comments, and videos with other Color users located within 150 feet. Instead of adding friends or following other users, the network works on location data alone to provide a list of other Color users … Read More

iPad 2: A5 Chip, Faster Graphics, Thinner, Lighter, White and More!

Steve Jobs just announced Apple’s second-generation iPad at a media keynote in San Francisco, and here’s everything you need to know about the iPad 2 before its release on March 11th: The processor has been upgraded from Apple’s A4 chip to its new dual-core A5, which runs at 1.2GHz as opposed to the 1GHz of the current iPad, but still … Read More

iOS 4.3 Golden Master Nearing Release

It’s been quite some time since the first iOS 4.3 beta was made available to eager testers, and many expected the Golden Master (the version right before official release when the software is feature-complete) the have arrived by now. According to BGR though, the wait might be almost over.

FaceTime HD coming to New Macs, iPhone 5 and iPad 2?

Leaked retail box photos of what appears to be the next MacBook Pro line shows mention of a new FaceTime HD feature which obviously points toward a new 720p offering of Apple’s not-so-popular video chat protocol.

Apple’s iOS Dominates Mobile Software Market Sales

With the mobile software market constantly growing, it’s becoming clear that Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android are becoming the dominant forces in the market, with Nokia’s Ovi Store and RIM’s BlackBerry App World coming up the rear.