White iPhone 4 Box Images Leaked

White iPhone 4 Box

For all of you holding on out there desperately for signs of White iPhone 4 shipping here’s a titbit to keep you salivating a while longer. 9TO5Mac have managed to get hold of a “spy shot” of a White iPhone 4 box for you to make do with while you wait for the real thing to arrive. If you can’t … Read More

Apple Briefly Advertises For iTunes Fraud Prevention Specialist

We covered the iTunes 4th of July “Hack” yesterday. Apple issued a statement claiming that only 400 accounts were compromised in this recent, and first “major” iTunes related fraud. To put that in perspective that is some 0.0003% of all iTunes accounts currently active. And when you consider all the facts Apple’s history to date is considerably better than most … Read More

Great Tank War for iPhone. A Great Action Shooter

Great Tank War

Great Tank War Rating: Great Tank War for iPhone is an arcade dual-stick shooter based in World War II where you take control of a variety of tanks and blast your way through level after level of level of battles. The dual-stick controls work very well and are nice and responsive with the left thumb-stick controlling your movement while the right … Read More

R-Type for iPhone from EA Mobile: First Screens

R-Type iPhone

EA Mobile recently announced their upcoming game for iPhone/iPod touch called “R-Type” The game is a classic side scrolling shoot-em-up arcade game in which you control a space fighter to defend humanity. R-Type for iPhone keeps 100% true to the original game allowing fans to get back to the ‘80s video-arcade experience in the palm of their hands. Some features … Read More

Apple Issues Statement on July 4th iTunes “Hack”

Over the July 4th weekend news of a “Massive” iTunes App Store hack was circulated around the web. We were advised to lock down our credit cards, change our passwords and to generally panic! What seemed to be happening was that some hacked individuals iTunes accounts, that have been readily available on the Chinese Black Market for some time, were … Read More

‘Heights’ for iPhone. New Doodle Jump Like Game with Laid Back Attitude

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Heights Rating: Doodle Jump has been one of the major hits of the App Store and there have been many similar games that have attempted to follow in it’s footsteps. Heights for iPhone is another such title although it seems to be more like Doodle Jump of Prozac with it’s laid back approach and storyline that follows a seed that was … Read More

HTR High Tech Racing for iPhone. Strong Addition to the Slot Car Genre

HTR High Tech Racing iPhone

HTR High Tech Racing Rating: A Strong Addition to the Slot Car Genre with a Couple of Large Ommisions When I got my first iPod Touch some years ago, one of the first games I purchased for it was a game called Slotz Racer by Freeverse, Inc. which is a slot car racing simulator game that I was addicted to as … Read More

Apple’s App Store Still the Developer’s Outlet of Choice

AppStore HQ, and Distimo have some interesting analysis on the sate of the Apple and Android App Stores. The amount of developers for Android is growing steadily, and currently stands at just over 10,000 in number. But the Android Marketplace is still top heavy with free apps, and devs. don’t seem to be making that much money there. In contrast … Read More

Volley Soccer scores an own goal with it’s limited features and controls

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Volley Soccer Rating: It seems that the World Cup has inspired a plethora of soccer related titles from full scale soccer games to skill based games where certain aspects of soccer are recreated and that is what we have in Volley Soccer for iPhone where you get to practice scoring goals in one of the most popular and spectacular ways. In … Read More

Calendars Review: iCal for Google Calendar on the iPhone

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Calendars Rating: The best way to describe Calendars for iPhone and iPod Touch is that is it iCal for Google services. Aesthetically it is less garish than iCal. Which is a good thing. The colors used for the GUI tend to be less bright, and more pastel in shade. Functionality is almost the same as iCal. And graphically there is a … Read More

Apple Hiring Antenna Engineers. Replacement iPhone 4 fixes issue for one

In what seems bad timing on Apple’s part, or perhaps a move borne out of necessity, they have started advertising for Antenna Engineers. What ever happened to Grey Powell I wonder? The now famous Apple Base-band engineer who lost the iPhone 4 prototype? Perhaps Apple could do with putting him back to work on this issue? This has all caused … Read More

iPhone 4 Components Cost Around $188

iSuppli, have produced their component analysis for the iPhone 4. They roughly estimate that the component costs (BOM – Bill of Materials) for the iPhone 4 are about $188 US. It is important to remember that this figure is simply to buy a bag of iPhone 4 bits. It does not include, R&D, Patent Licensing, Software / OS, Manufacturing, Shipping … Read More