Apple to Introduce Standalone Podcast App in iOS 6

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Earlier in the year, Apple removed the iTunes U category in iTunes from iOS and introduced a standalone app dedicated to providing university and educational materials. According to a report from AllThingsD, the Cupertino company is planning to also introduce an app dedicated entirely to podcasts in iOS 6. Like iTunes U, this would also push the podcast feature out … Read More

iOS 6 to Bring National Emergency Alerts to iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

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Apple’s popular iPhone has been on the market since 2007 and has picked up a number of new features since then, including video chat capabilities, and even Siri, a voice controlled personal assistant. However, even with a variety of innovative technology, the iPhone always fell short when it came to emergency notifications or access. As a result, Apple is now … Read More

Google Unveils 3D Maps, Coming to iOS and Android

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Earlier in the week, Google announced an event to unveil plans to release the “Next Dimension” of Google Maps, ahead of Apple’s announcement of iOS 6. On Wednesday, during the event, Google unveiled 3D Maps, a technology that looks very similar to Apple’s recently acquired C3 Technologies. The 3D renderings for Google Earth were all shown off on Apple’s iPad, and … Read More

iOS Apps Please the Eye, Android Apps… Not So Much

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I must admit, when a friend and I decided to take up app coding as a hobby to see if we could make a game, I thought mobile app coding was the same across the board. Guess what? It is not the same. Surprise I know, don’t get me wrong I didn’t think it was identical but I did think … Read More

FAA To Increase Usage of Apple’s iPad and Create Own App Store

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The FAA issued iPads for pilots to use as replacements for paper charts and has received positive feedback from pilots and other flight crew suggesting that it is a viable replacement. Now, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is planning to expand the usage of the iPad during flights and even for its employees. The administration is also planning to create … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Products In 51% of US Households

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We all know how well Apple Inc. (AAPL) is doing in recent years. Enjoying unparalleled success in products such as the iPhone and iPad. The sentiment since I have been in the Technology business is that “Ya, Apple has cool items but everyone owns Microsoft, Apple is too expensive”. Perhaps people are putting more stock in the quality of AAPL … Read More

Apple’s iOS to Add Support for Baidu Search?

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Google and Apple have been in competition in the mobile space for quite some time and the tension between the companies seems to just keep increasing. Apple and Google compete fiercely over the smartphone and tablet market share. Apple still relies on Google’s Maps technology to provide iPhone users with directions and map data, as well as search feature in the … Read More

iPad 3 Launch Event Rumors: Senseg’s Haptic Feedback Coming to iPad

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  With just less than two hours left for Apple’s iPad 3 media event to go live we are hearing about new features that could be included in the third-gen tablet. The latest rumor which has hit the web suggests that iPad 3 will feature Senseg’s technology to deliver ‘tactile sensations’ when the screen is touched. When Pocket-Lint contacted Senseg … Read More

iPad 3 Release Date Rumors – Dual Core A5X, LTE and 3G Models

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UPDATE: Apple has announced “The new iPad” with retina display, A5X chip with quad-core graphics, 5 MP iSight camera and more. Rumors of the iPad 3 release date have been floating around for quite some time now, and later today the world will see Apple’s next 9.7 inch tablet. Apple issued invitations for the iPad 3 keynote event last week … Read More

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

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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

Apple’s iPhone Turns 5 Years Old, Leading Smartphone Market Since 2007

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On Monday, Apple’s iPhone officially turned 5 years old, marking a historic moment, when Steve Jobs took introduced Apple’s revolutionary mobile phone. On January, 9, 2007, Late Apple CEO Steve Jobs came on stage with a huge presence, ready to introduce the product that would change the smartphone market forever. About 20 minutes into the presentation, Mr. Jobs introduced the … Read More

Jonathan Ive, Apple’s Head of Design, Awarded Knighthood

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Apple’s senior vice president of Industrial Design, Jonathan Ive, was awarded a knighthood in the New Year Honours list. BBC on Saturday reported that Ive can now style himself as Sir Jonathan as he has been made a Knight Commander of the British Empire. Jonathan Ive expressed his feelings by saying that it was “absolutely thrilling” and was “both humbled and … Read More

Apple’s iPhone Tops in Shipments, But Android Holds 44% of Smartphone Market

Despite stealing the title for best-selling smartphone in the third quarter of 2010, Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone only holds 26.2% of the market, whereas devices running Google’s Android software hold a commanding 44%. New data released by Canalys today shows that Apple took the top spot as best-selling smartphone vendor in the U.S., narrowly beating RIM’s 24.2%. Apple achieved the greatest shipments … Read More

Convert Adobe Flash File to HTML5 [Sneak Peek]

It’s no secret that Steve Jobs is on a personal mission to rid the world of Adobe’s Flash and has gone so far as to not support the software language at all on Apple’s iOS devices. With that in mind it’s interesting to read that Adobe’s John Nack is drawing attention to a demo from Adobe’s MAX 2010 conference of a … Read More