Apple releases iOS 5 beta 5 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

On Saturday, Apple released iOS 5 Beta 5 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The software update, which could possibly be one of the last 3 beta releases, was made available as an OTA (over-the-air) update to developers. Registered developers can download iOS 5 beta 5 from Apple’s developer … Read the Full Story →

Mac OS X Lion Launching Tomorrow Apple (AAPL) Confirms During Q3 Earnings Call

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 … Read the Full Story →

Apple Activates Assistive Touch Feature in iOS 5 Beta 3

Apple Activates Assistive Touch in iOS 5 Beta 3

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 … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s iOS 5 Beta 3 Available for Download

iOS 5 Beta 3 iPhone iPod touch iPad

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 … Read the Full Story →

Google’s Swiffy makes Flash files HTML5 friendly

Google Swiffy Convert Flash to HTML5

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 … Read the Full Story →

Adobe Updates Flash Builder and Flex to Support Apple’s iOS

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 … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s iCloud To Make Backup and Restore Easier for Users

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 … Read the Full Story →

Get Set for WWDC 2011 With the Official iPhone App

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 … Read the Full Story →

Chinese iPhones to Ship with YouKu Instead of YouTube App?

YouTube, along with social networking sites and numerous others websites, is blocked in China thanks to ‘The Great Firewall’. With that being the case, the iPhone’s YouTube application isn’t much use to its Chinese users, and so the device may soon ship pre-installed with YouKu — the Chinese equivalent of … Read the Full Story →

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Pre-Releases Q2 2011 Earnings Figures?

In documents filed in a lawsuit against Samsung by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), dated April the 15th, AAPL seems to have let slip its iPhone and iPad sales figures for this quarter; quite possibly by accident. But then again, Apple doesn’t do much without a plan, so it may be part … Read the Full Story →

Tethered Jailbreak Available for iOS 4.3.2 Software Update

iOS 4.3.2 Released

We recently reported that iOS 4.3.2 was expected soon and Apple on Friday released the software update for iPhone 4 (GSM), iPhone 3GS, iPod touch (3rd and 4th gen) and iPad (1st and 2nd gen). The update as the release notes state “contain improvements and other bug fixes”. In particular … Read the Full Story →

Future iPods to be Made from Carbon Fiber, Boast Wi-Fi Syncing

A source for Cult of Mac has revealed that Apple has been testing out wireless syncing with iPods for the past two years, and that Steve Jobs is pushing to get the technology into the next generation of iPods. While syncing a large collection of music over a Wi-Fi network … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →