I was at one of our local Malls here in Thailand today. Checking the price of Apple gear in stores here is always a good barometer of global supply chains. A 16GB iPhone 4 was marked up at 60,000 Baht, which is over $2000. Whereas a 3G iPad was on sale for 20,000 Baht, which is around $620. The store … Read More
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
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
Today AT&T in an email to its customers informed about the raise in ETF. This increase will affect all smartphones like iPhone and will also include 3G enabled netbooks. All customers who select higher-end devices “will have an ETF of $325, reduced by $10 for each month during the balance of the service agreement.” This doesn’t appear to be a … Read More
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
A consortium of mobile operators, including Verizon Wireless, AT&T, NTT DoCoMo, Deutsche Telekom, China Mobile and Vodafone, have announced an agreement to create a unified mobile application store. This is of course a direct attempt by the providers to muscle away some of the power Apple now exerts on the mobile market and place it back in the hands of … Read More
We might not ever see Flash on iPhone or iPad however if you have find developing Adobe Air apps easier than creating iPhone apps then just follow the video tutorial to use Flash CS5 for your next iPhone development project.