‘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


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

iPhone 4 Fits Perfectly into Original iPhone Dock

A cool bit of news this, just in from TUAW. Apparently Twitter user TheiJcaP has discovered that the iPhone 4 will fit perfectly into the original iPhone Dock. Here’s what he had to say : The original iPhone dock works with the new iPhone. It fits perfectly! TUAW have verified this, and I will be doing so tomorrow when my iPhone … Read More

iPhone 4 Review Units Reveal Glass Case Scratches

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Engadget are reporting that one of their writer’s iPhone 4 is showing some scratching on its back panel. iFixit’s Teardown of the iPhone 4, and subsequent analysis confirmed that the iPhone’s font panel is made of “Gorilla Glass”. But they were not able to confirm if the back of the iPhone 4 is made from the same material. Engadget don’t … Read More

CDMA iPhone 4 in Q4? Verizon iPhone Rumors

Earlier this month we reported that Verizon Wireless spokesman John Johnson confirmed that they are in no hurry to bring the new iPhone 4 to their network but now according to a new report published by DigiTimes Taiwanese manufacturer Pegatron will deliver CDMA iPhone in Q4. Pegatron will also start shipping a CDMA version of the iPhone 4 to Apple in the fourth quarter … Read More

FTC to Investigate Apple

Since the war between Apple and Google really started to heat up when Apple rejected the Google Voice iPhone app, the threat of Federal Trade Commission (FTC) or Department of Justice investigations has loomed over Cupertino. There has been a lot of talk in industry circles in the last year and a half about Apple’s business practices. While red flag … Read More

FBI Investigates iPad Security Breach

The FBI has launched an investigation into the AT&T security breach first reported in Valleywag earlier this week. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the United States has begun to look into the circumstances surrounding the breach that left hundreds of thousands of iPad 3G owners exposed to potential attack. While … Read More

What Really Makes The Apple iPhone 4 Exciting?

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The iPhone 4 is certainly much more than I expected it to be. I was hopeful of an even higher resolution screen than we got. But other than that I was simply anticipating what most other people were expecting. Smaller, faster, neater, video calls, and a stills camera with flash. That is not to say that video calls, or a … Read More

iPhone 4 Pre-order starts June 15. Available June 24

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The new iPhone 4 is certainly a major hardware upgrade for which a lot of people have been waiting for a long time. Video calls (FaceTime) and LED flash light were one of the most requested features and Apple has done a great job in offering what the consumers had been asking for. Apple’s new products always tend to push … Read More