USPTO Grants Apple iOS App Folders and “Jiggle Mode” UI Patent

iPhone Jiggle Mode Patent

Apple introduced iOS app folders in iOS 4 and has had the ‘Jiggle Mode’ UI since iOS 1. On Tuesday, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted Apple the patent for iOS app folders and the ‘Jiggle Mode’ UI. The patent, which is listed as U.S. Patent No. 8,423,911, describes the … Read the Full Story →

Apple Releases iOS 5.1.1 with Bug Fixes for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch

iOS 5.1.1 Software Update-1

On Monday, Apple released iOS 5.1.1, the latest iOS update since 5.1 which brought a number of bug fixes and battery life fix for the iPhone 4S. The latest free software update is only an incremental upgrade and as expected, brings a number of bug fixes and performance enhancements for … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s iPhone Accounts for Almost 50% of Smartphone Traffic

AdMob released some interesting numbers today that reveal the truly all encompassing nature of Apple and their iPhone ecosystem. As reported by 9To5Mac, iPhone OS held a 46% share of all mobile operating systems and a 47% share of all smartphone devices in March. Of those devices measured running the … Read the Full Story →

Blackberry users would rather choose the iPhone as their next phone [Study]

A study was released this week by Crowd Science that showed nearly 40% of Blackberry users would quite happily switch and move over to Apple’s iPhone. Crowd Science also reported that, Asked specifically if they’d swap their present phone for Google’s new Android-based Nexus One, 32% of Blackberry users said … Read the Full Story →

Top Apple News Stories: Apple v HTC, Macintosh Developer License, iPad Launch and More

It’s been a busy week for Apple… Apple shares hit another high today at the end of a week where the computer company (which is now predominantly by it’s own COO’s admission a mobile device company) launched it’s first thinly veiled attack on it’s old bedfellow Google, dropped the entry … Read the Full Story →