iPhone 4S Siri accounts for 25 percent of Wolphram Alpha Searches

iPhone 4S Siri

Apple introduced Siri with the iPhone 4S, a virtual personal assistant on a mobile phone, and providing users access to voice activated commands. Wolphram Alpha is integrated with Siri on iPhone 4S running iOS 5. The service is a collection of information and can provide anything from flight info, to searches of people, and even math problems. Since its introduction … Read More

Kaled AliiPhone 4S Siri accounts for 25 percent of Wolphram Alpha Searches

Jon Rubinstein, Ex-Apple and Palm Executive, Now Leaving HP

TouchPad Launch

On Friday, it was reported by AllThingsD that Ex-Apple executive Jon Rubinstein, who also worked for and left Palm is now leaving his latest position at HP. Jon Rubinstein is best known for his work on the iPod, Apple’s intro to the portable music player market, better known to some as Apple’s “gateway drug”, that has now led to the … Read More

Kaled AliJon Rubinstein, Ex-Apple and Palm Executive, Now Leaving HP

Microsoft to Bring Xbox Live App to Apple’s iPhone and iPad

Xbox Live iPhone iPad

Microsoft, although having a string of failures in the smart phone market, has gained a large market percentage in video games with its Xbox 360 and Xbox Live services. On Wednesday, in a statement published by Forbes, it was revealed that Microsoft is now looking to bring its Xbox Live app to the iPhone 4S and iPad 2. While the … Read More

Kaled AliMicrosoft to Bring Xbox Live App to Apple’s iPhone and iPad

UK Carrier O2 Privacy Flaw Reveals Customer Phone Numbers to Websites

O2 Privacy flaw customer phone number

In a report from think broadband, it was revealed on Wednesday that a privacy flaw in UK carrier O2’s handling of web traffic on mobile devices released phone numbers of their customers to websites. Any customer who used a 2G or 3G network from O2 to browse the internet had their phone numbers sent to the websites, embedded among the … Read More

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Apple iPad 2 Sales Unaffected by Kindle Fire Release

Apple ipad 2 kindle fire

Many tablets have been introduced in the market from companies looking to create the “iPad killer”. Top contenders include the Motorola Xoom and Kindle Fire, which failed to follow through with the original hype that it created upon release. On Tuesday, following Apple’s announcement of their 4th quarter earnings for 2011, an analyst during the earnings call, asked Apple CEO … Read More

Kaled AliApple iPad 2 Sales Unaffected by Kindle Fire Release

Apple (AAPL) Ships More Phones than Motorola For 2nd Quarter Running

motorola vs apple cellphone shipments

For the second quarter in a row Motorola reported shipping less mobile phones than Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL). To give you an idea of how the smart phone industry has been turned on its head since the arrival of Apple, Silicon Alley Insider have produced some great statistics. In Q2 2007, for instance — the quarter when Apple first started selling the iPhone … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple (AAPL) Ships More Phones than Motorola For 2nd Quarter Running

US regulators considering investigation into Apple’s mobile advertising policy

Earlier today we reported that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) had amended its iPhone Developer Agreement, specifically clause 3.3.9 related to advertising networks. The amendment was written in such a way that it allowed Steve Jobs to make good on a promise he made at D8 to open up the SDK for third parties to collect data for services such as advertising. But at the … Read More

Stephen NorthcottUS regulators considering investigation into Apple’s mobile advertising policy

What Really Makes The Apple iPhone 4 Exciting?

iPhone 4 Photo Gallery_1

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

Stephen NorthcottWhat Really Makes The Apple iPhone 4 Exciting?

Some clues to Apple’s future iPhone 4 network plans

Synchronized with the launch of Apple’s iPhone 4 at WWDC 2010, an FCC filing has been publicised which makes some interesting reading if you want to try and figure out some of Apple’s plans for global smart phone domination. It also makes Apple’s iPhone 4 the first device in the world to be released, and sport 5 frequency bands. The new … Read More

Stephen NorthcottSome clues to Apple’s future iPhone 4 network plans

Apple iPhone 4G / HD Bezel Obtained? (Video)

SmartPhone Medic had claimed to get their hands on the new iPhone 4G screen and digitiser a while back. And since then we’ve heard little from them about that. But today they are claiming to have the bezel which holds the iPhone 4G / HD together. What we have here is the assembly of the new iPhone 4G LCD and … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple iPhone 4G / HD Bezel Obtained? (Video)

WiFi sync App for iPhone and iPad. Will Apple Approve?

iPhone WiFi sync iPhone Wi-Fi sync is an upcoming app which does exactly what the name suggests. It allows you to sync your information from your desktop computer (Apple or Windows) via iTunes, with your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad (and visa-versa), much the same way that you can do right now via USB. It will never be as fast … Read More

Stephen NorthcottWiFi sync App for iPhone and iPad. Will Apple Approve?

Palm: End of Days. Was it their SDK that killed them?

I’ve been tweeting and writing for some time that I think it’s probably going to be a downward spiral into oblivion for Palm in the coming months. Which is a shame. To be clear : It’s not over yet for Palm. But the writing does seem to be on the wall. Before the advent of the iPhone I was a … Read More

Stephen NorthcottPalm: End of Days. Was it their SDK that killed them?

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 “yes,” compared with just 9% of iPhone users. This figure … Read More

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