Saturday, October 27, 2012
Why do wireless carriers have to make everything so complicated? Wireless subscribers should be able to subscribe to the service they want and need and not be forced to take services they don’t want or need. This seems like a simple enough concept and yet customers who want a smartphone but only want to pay for voice services can’t get it.
Read more news.cnet.com
Friday, October 26, 2012
What happens when you give a professional photojournalist an iPhone 5 and three minutes to take as many photos as he can in a bustling Chinese city? That’s what the folks at DigitalRev were wondering, too. They equipped pro cameraman, Dan Chung and Scott Hui with the new devices and set them on the loose. Chung was asked to capture the stills while Hui followed closely to capture the excitement using the iPhones video capabilities:
Read more www.picturecorrect.com
The iPad mini isn’t the only small screen making big news this week. We’re excited to announce that National Geographic for iPhone is now available in the App Store, where it is promoted on the iTunes home page as a New and Noteworthy app.
Read more joezeffdesign.com
Thursday, October 25, 2012
It’s been just over a year since Apple’s Siri was unveiled with the iPhone 4S. The latest version works with the iPhone 5 and newer versions of the iPad. Siri didn’t cause an overnight revolution of how most search on their phones. Many iPhone users still type keywords into Safari and get back answers from Google.
Read more searchengineland.com
Some people like a pocket-sized notebook, and some people like carrying around a legal pad. That’s why for years, Moleskine has offered a dozen sizes for its notebooks, and convinced bookstores to carry them all. But while Apple’s iPad has replaced the notebook for many, it’s always just come in one size — until now. The company’s new iPad mini represents a new size in between the iPhone and iPad, and while it runs 275,000 iPad apps, it’s got a a few people a little confused.
Read more www.theverge.com
If you work on a mobile app and you’re planning on developing it on Android and iOS, it may be less work for you to write it on Android first. Google recently released a new tool that makes porting Java code to iOS much easier.
The project (j2objc) can be found here.
Read more www.javacodegeeks.com
Online tracking of mobile devices for whatever reason is a touchy subject — just ask Apple. A while back, Apple was smack in the middle of the tracking squabble. The panic started when the Wall Street Journal publicized how application developers were able to associate iPhone’s Unique Device IDentifier (UDID) — considered the phone’s serial number — with other personal information (real names, addresses, and phone numbers) stored on the phone.
Read more www.techrepublic.com
In a world where everything is optimized and made smaller, it’s quite an eye opener when you see something that makes things bigger. It goes against all the trends, and it’s something we are not used to.
Read more www.bitrebels.com
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Apple‘s event has just kicked off this morning where we’re expecting tons of exciting news. From the iPad mini, an improved iMac mini, and tons more. While they’ve just got started and we’re patiently awaiting the good news, they are taking time to share some notes on the iPhone 5. Stating it was the fastest selling phone in history.
Read more www.slashgear.com
Apple opened today’s product announcements with some impressive numbers. The company sold 5 million iPhones on its debut weekend, making it the fastest selling iPhone in history.
Read more www.tuaw.com
IoShutterCam is a neat, new take on iPhone camera apps. Instead of focusing (ahem) on adding filters to your images and sending them off to ever more social networking services, the new app instead concentrates on capture.
Read more www.cultofmac.com
I just spent a week without one of the most important things in my life. It’s something that I never go anywhere without, that I talk to when I’m lonely, that I stare at for hours upon end, day after day. It’s there for me when my friends are not. It never argues with me or makes me feel bad about myself. I love it dearly and I can make it tell me that it loves me, too: My iPhone.
Read more www.independent.co.uk
The carpenters of the world might want to consider adding an iPhone holster to their toolbelts. Because Prexiso’s new iC4 iPhone accessory promises to make tape measures obsolete, replacing them with an iPhone laser measuring accessory that works alongside an accompanying app.
Read more gizmodo.com
Earlier today U.K. carrier EE announced how much it will cost to get a taste of its 4G – the first 4G/LTE network to launch in the U.K. It’s now revealed handset costs for those wanting to get a new phone when signing up for a 4GEE contract. Prices range from free for one handset model on £41+ monthly tariffs, up to an up front payment of £380 for a 64GB iPhone 5 on the cheapest 4GEE 24-month tariff (£36).
Read more techcrunch.com
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
In response to numerous reports that the iPhone 5 users experience screen flickers when using the on-screen keyboard in the App Store, Apple’s iOS boss Scott Forstall sent an email to a customer saying a software fix is on the way.
Read more www.businessinsider.com
If there is one word that is often used to describe Apple it is “secretive.” The Cupertino, California firm is legendary for its corporate tight lips. Increasingly, however, there are few secrets left when it comes to Apple products. A number of insiders are blaming Apple’s extensive supply chain and companies outside the US.
Read more www.idownloadblog.com
Do Not Disturb is one of the best features that came with iOS 6, particularly for iPhone users. If you haven’t heard of it, basically it lets you put your iPhone (or iPad or iPod touch) into Do Not Disturb mode, which effectively mutes the device for all incoming calls, messages, and alerts, giving you peace and quiet while it’s on.
Read more osxdaily.com
Google is working on an update to Google Wallet and it may include support for the iPhone. New users who request an invite to the next version of Google Wallet are asked what phone they use: Android, iPhone or other.
Read more gigaom.com
Not only do lens caps protect your camera’s glass from scratches that can permanently render them unusable, they also help keep fingerprints and grease smudges at bay, which can ruin a photo. And it’s no different with your iPhone, which is why this case with a sliding door that protects and cleans its tiny lens is brilliant.
Read more gizmodo.com
Monday, October 22, 2012
iOS 6 Update for your iPhone was one of the biggest shocked for many people. Especially, if you were using your iPhone’s Google Maps app to find your way. Google Maps was providing a proper navigation and saving our lives! And never ends in Canada when you search for London in UK! The satellite photos were not from the Second World War and not covered with clouds. Actually, there are lots things to criticise about the new Apple Map application came with iOS 6.
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