Apple relaxes iPhone Advertising Restrictions. Locks AdMob out

At D8 last week Steve Jobs offered a rather weak argument for why Apple had changed clause 3.3.9 in its iPhone Developer Agreement. The changes appeared to ban third parties from collecting analytical data from apps running on customer’s iPhones. And, if you remember, caused some consternation when first reported, shortly after the iPhone OS 4.0 Preview event. Steve’s explanation … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple relaxes iPhone Advertising Restrictions. Locks AdMob out

iPhone 4 and iOS 4 WWDC 2010 Keynote Event Roundup

iPhone 4

Well there we have it. The much anticipated and speculated WWDC Keynote for 2010 has come and gone. And while it is hardly the truth to say that an Apple presentation is underwhelming, it certainly didn’t have the intrigue, surprise product announcements, or John Hodgman-based farewell rumored to happen. Today’s announcement was totally about the new iPhone 4 and iOS … Read More

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WWDC 2010 Live Keynote Coverage. New iPhone 4G / HD, OS 4 and more

Apple WWDC 2010

WWDC 2010 Live Keynote Coverage You don’t need to refresh this page! Live updates will appear below: 8:04 AM: Touch_Reviews All comments are moderated so it may take a few seconds before they appear. 8:09 AM: Touch_Reviews What’s the next iPhone going to be called? 8:14 AM: Touch_Reviews 8:15 AM: Touch_Reviews 8:16 AM: Touch_Reviews Moscone Center in San Francisco 8:16 … Read More

RavinWWDC 2010 Live Keynote Coverage. New iPhone 4G / HD, OS 4 and more

iPhone OS 4 features native flashlight support?

Today a YouTube user posted a video which shows that iPhone OS 4 could possibly feature native flashlight support. It is still not confirmed if this is a feature or a bug in the fourth beta of upcoming iPhone OS. You can activate the flashlight in iPhone OS 4 by tapping the sleep/wake button thrice. If this turns out to be a new … Read More

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Apple’s WWDC 2010 Keynote: Truth and Rumors

White iPhone 4

As I look out the window here it’s a beautiful, sunny Summer day. So why does it feel like Christmas is about to arrive? Well, anyone tuned into the Apple universe will tell you that’s the way we feel every year before the WWDC keynote. Apple always arrives with a big sack of goodies for us. So what do our … Read More

Erin PetersonApple’s WWDC 2010 Keynote: Truth and Rumors

iPhone 4G Hints in OS 4 and Features Round Up

iPhone OS 4 News

Apple’s WWDC 2010 is scheduled to kick off on June 07 and Steve Jobs is widely rumored to unveil the new iPhone 4G / HD. If you have been following news reports and rumors about the new iPhone 4G then you would probably have a very clear picture of how the next iPhone will look and  know the exact hardware … Read More

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iPhone OS 4.0 To Include More Bing

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It appears the war between Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) has escalated and to some it may seem that Apple has chosen the nuclear option. According to reports originating on TechCrunch, Apple is currently in talks to expand the breadth and availability of Microsoft services in iPhone OS 4.0. Traditional foes during the original Silicon Valley wars, increasingly Apple has … Read More

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Apple Seeds iPhone OS 4.0 Beta 4 to Developers. New Features

iPhone OS 4.0 Beta 4 is now available for developers.. This is usual on alternate Tuesdays in the lead up to an iPhone OS launch. Releases may accelerate to every Tuesday as we get closer to WWDC, and the official final release of date. We will of course keep you updated on what people discover in the new SDK in … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Seeds iPhone OS 4.0 Beta 4 to Developers. New Features

Apple Patent Suit against Kodak. ITC to Investigate

In a move reminiscent of HTC’s recent patent counter-suit against Apple (AAPL), Apple itself is fighting back against a patent claim made against them by Kodak, by filing it’s own counter-suit. This is also a similar strategy to the one that Apple employed when sued by Nokia for allegedly infringing the Finnish company’s mobile handset patents. Apple was originally hit … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Patent Suit against Kodak. ITC to Investigate

Apple Rejects iPhone Wi-Fi Sync App

We reported last month about Greg Hughes’ iPhone WiFi app which allows you to sync wirelessly with iTunes much the same way as you do normally over USB. At the time, with the scant details available about the app, and Greg’s assertion that he was not “break[ing] any rules” we were positive, overall, about its prospects at getting approved by … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Rejects iPhone Wi-Fi Sync App

Apple Incorporating Facebook into iPhone OS 4?

Rumors are surfacing again that Apple (AAPL) are working with Facebook to integrate some of the social network’s functionality directly into iPhone OS 4. Business Insider are reporting that this will be announced at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote on June 7, 2010. The least we will see, apparently, is the ability to pull Facebook contacts into your iPhone, … Read More

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Apple responds to NPD’s Android sales figures

Apple responds to NPD’s Android sales figures The Loop got word from an Apple spokesperson today in regards to sales figures released by NPD yesterday on US smart phone sales for the first quarter of 2010. Natalie Harison had this to say to The Loop : This is a very limited report on 150,000 US consumers responding to an online … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple responds to NPD’s Android sales figures

iPhone OS 4 Beta brings new spelling features

Developers are reporting that the new iPhone OS 4 beta will add new iPad-style spelling correction features to Apple’s iPhone and iPod touch. OS 4 for iPhone will let users touch a word that is misspelt and then replace it with a suggested one. An incorrect word is underlined in red (a feature which exists in Mac OS X) and the … Read More

Jane JonesiPhone OS 4 Beta brings new spelling features

More details about Apple’s ‘iWallet’ plans emerge

We reported last month about some of Apple’s (AAPL) plans to turn the iPhone into your day to day device for financial transactions. In effect making it an “iWallet”. We also theorised that their purchase of Siri would allow them to integrate purchases into a new kind of search engine as part of the iPhones OS. Plans and Patents that Apple … Read More

Stephen NorthcottMore details about Apple’s ‘iWallet’ plans emerge

Apple iPhone OS 4.0 Beta 3 Adds ‘Orientation Lock’

We recently reported that Apple has released the iPhone OS 4.0 beta 3 and now Gizmodo is reporting their experience with the new beta and some new features. iPhone OS 4 Beta 3 has improved the overall stability of the OS and also restores the ability to take screenshots which was missing in the earlier build. The update makes closing apps in … Read More

RavinApple iPhone OS 4.0 Beta 3 Adds ‘Orientation Lock’