Facebook for iPhone Updated to Version 3.3.1

Yesterday we saw Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speak at the social networking site’s special mobile event. One of the few items of note to come out of the get-together was the announcement of an impending update to bring the Facebook iPhone app up to version 3.3. Sure enough, minutes later the update was live. Ish. I say ‘ish’ as the … Read More

iPhone Users Overwhelm “SkyFire” Server Watching Flash Content

SkyFire iPhone App

The Skyfire app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad from Skyfire Labs is an iOS app that provides a way to view Flash based web content. The way it actually does this is to have the app request Flash based content, which is then transcoded on Skyfire’s servers into an iOS friendly format, before being squirted over the web to … Read More

Apple Releases iOS 4.2 Gold Master To Developers

Apple has sent out an email to all registered iOS developers asking them to download iOS 4.2 Gold Master from the Apple Developer Center, test and submit apps from today that will take advantage of its swanky new features. Apple has already told us that iOS 4.2 will ship for the iPhone 4, iPod Touch and iPad in November. And the … Read More

Apple’s iPhone Tops in Shipments, But Android Holds 44% of Smartphone Market

Despite stealing the title for best-selling smartphone in the third quarter of 2010, Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone only holds 26.2% of the market, whereas devices running Google’s Android software hold a commanding 44%. New data released by Canalys today shows that Apple took the top spot as best-selling smartphone vendor in the U.S., narrowly beating RIM’s 24.2%. Apple achieved the greatest shipments … Read More

Dreaded iOS DayLight Saving Bug Hits Europe

Depending on the part of the world you live in your clocks may or may not change at certain times of the year to reflect the movement in daylight hours at key points in the season. Many countries are debating if this system is still really required in todays culture. But have a heart for school kids who would have … Read More

Apple (AAPL) Doubling Size of Its North Carolina Data Centre?

Footage obtained by AllThingsD, shot by a local realtor, shows clearly that additional construction is going ahead at Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) North Carolina Data Centre. It is still unclear exactly what Apple (AAPL) is planning to use this data centre for. Or even when it is going to open. And now it’s final size is being speculated about. If Apple’s future plans … Read More

MMA by EA Sports A must have for any fighting game fan

MMA by EA Sports iPhone_4

MMA by EA Sports [rating: 4.5/5] My history of fighting games has been of the fantasy fighting type, from Tekken and Battle of Toshinden to Mortal Kombat and Street Fighter. The fantasy aspect of these games allows fighters to defy the laws of gravity and perform acts unknown to man and these features always made these games much more enjoyable for … Read More

Apple’s App Store Passes 300,000 Apps Milestone

With its second birthday just behind it Apple’s App Store now boasts 300,000 Apps. The App Store Gnomes are apparently pumping around 1000 new Apps per day into the store, once they have tortured them for long enough to ensure they are up to scratch. Just under two-thirds of the total apps in iTunes are paid apps. Games still come … Read More

Atomic Tom performs live on their iPhones

PR’s a wonderful thing, especially if you’re a local band wanting some free publicity. What’s the best way to get free publicity? Well, getting half the world’s top tech blogs to post about you works, and that’s what Atomic Tom managed to do with a supposedly impromptu performance aboard a New York train. The tech angle? How about the whole … Read More

Greenpois0n Jailbreak tool for Mac Now Available

Use a Mac? Want to get your iOS jailbreak on but don’t want to use Limera1n for whatever reason? Fear not, Greenpois0n for Mac just landed over at greenpois0n.com! The website’s currently experiencing a fair amount of traffic so keep hitting those refresh buttons if you have any problems downloading, but it will work. To recap, Greenpois0n can be used to … Read More

Apple to introduce iAd for Video Content?

Publishers who want to deliver premium content/service to their audience for free often have to rely on advertisements. Serving ads for publishers providing video content is very limited on Apple’s iOS devices due to the absence of Adobe Flash, however this might change as Apple is rumored to be working on iAds for video content which could be introduced very … Read More

Apple goes after Meizu for M8 design


Apple has asked Chinese mobile phone making company Meizo to cease manufacturing its M8 Mobile Phone, and to also stop selling their current inventory. The only good news? Meizume is reporting the local Zhuhai government is supporting Meizu. Meizu CEO Jack Wong reported via a forum post that Apple has forced his company to give its M8 handset to boot due … Read More

Apple’s iOS reaches all-time best, Android still far behind in web share

iOS Android Web Share

The guys over at Net Applications recently released some interesting information about various operating systems, both mobile and desktop, and how they compare to each other with regards to web share. Apple’s iOS platform, with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices combined, rose to 1.18% of all web usage. When you consider mobile browsing in total reached an all-time high … Read More

Apple iAd Gouges Other Advertisers for Mobile Ads Market Share

When Apple introduced iAd there were plenty of the usual nay-sayers around to predict that Apple’s foray into mobile advertising would not end well. And initially Apple seemed to be positioning their iAd advertising network to be a monopoly they controlled on the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. They seemed to be ensuring that by locking other popular advertising networks … Read More