Tuesday, July 05, 2011
One of the cool new functions of iOS 5 is the ability to set the iPhone’s LED to flash for various system level alerts… but how useful is that functionality when the LED is on the back of the phone?
Read more www.cultofmac.com
Friday, June 24, 2011
Apple could be ditching Google Maps in favor of its own navigation software in iOS 5.
MacRumors uncovered a new section in the legal disclaimers section of iOS 5 called “Map Data” that references several different third-party mapping and naviation companies such as CoreLogic, Getchee, Localeze, and TomTom, among others.
Read more www.pcmag.com
Friday, June 17, 2011
iPhone users may be prevented from photographing or filming live concerts and sports events if a new Apple patent is anything to go by.
Read more www.smh.com.au
Thursday, June 16, 2011
If you have Wi-Fi turned on, the previous whereabouts of your computer or mobile device may be visible on the Web for anyone to see.
Google publishes the estimated location of millions of iPhones, laptops, and other devices with Wi-Fi connections, a practice that represents the latest twist in a series of revelations this year about wireless devices and privacy, CNET has learned.
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Facebook’s supposed new photo sharing app—at least judging by the one leaked screenshot we’ve seen so far—looks like it might be interesting and fun.
That is a good, important sign—because it seemed like Facebook had totally fallen asleep on the iPhone.
Read more www.businessinsider.com
Friday, June 10, 2011
Apple’s WWDC 2011 event was all about iOs 5, iCloud and Mac OS X Lion but the missing link was the highly anticipated hardware which will don the new OS and connect to the cloud - the iPhone 5. However, Apple’s loss seems to be Android’s gain as reports from U.S. wireless carriers emerged that the iPhone slayer Samsung Galaxy S II is due to hit the shelves in July.
Read more www.ibtimes.com
Tuesday, June 07, 2011
It’s hard out there for a company making endangered gadgets. According to Reuters, flailing satnav maker Navigon could be acquired by none other than Garmin, which has struggled itself to maintain strong handheld navigator sales in the face of stiff competition from smartphones.
Read more www.engadget.com
Thursday, June 02, 2011
Apple’s WWDC starts in just one week and Apple has already confirmed it will introduce its iCloud services, iOS 5 and Mac OS X Lion, while news about the MacBook Air remains unconfirmed.
Read more www.itproportal.com
Monday, May 30, 2011
Samsung made quite an interesting move last Friday in its game of legal chess against Apple. Previously, Samsung was required by the courts to turn over its future devices to Jobs&Co, but now it seems Samsung has retaliated with a similar request. Sammy is demanding to see the iPhone 5 and iPad 3.
Read more www.todaysiphone.com
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Tim Cook (Apple’s COO and acting CEO) has visited South Korea last week, and there are reports that he discussed using Samsung’s AMOLED displays for the iPad 3. According to the reports, the iPad 3 will launch towards the end of 2011 (by then Samsung’s Gen-5.5 plant will have a 48,000 monthly substrate capacity), and Apple offered an advance payment for the displays.
Read more www.oled-info.com
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Rumors have surfaced about the new curved glass display for the Apple’s iPhone 5 or iPhone 4GS. As exciting as the curved glass display sounds, Korea smartphone companies such as Samsung and LG can tell you that it isn’t new to the industry.
Read more sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com
Last week, a supplier posted what they dubbed iPhone 5 covers over on wholesale website Ali Baba. At the time, the Chinese 3rd party accessories manufacturer revealed two distinct holes on the rear of the case, occupying both top corners of the case. At the time it was assumed that one was for the camera and the other the flash which was relocated further away from the camera sensor, possibly to lessen the effect of red eye.
Read more www.gizmocrunch.com
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
A UK carrier has revealed that Apple is developing an even smaller micro-SIM card, that would allow it to slim down its devices even further, Reuters reported Tuesday.
“We were quite happy to see last week that Apple has submitted a new requirement to (European Telecoms Standards Body) ETSI for a smaller SIM form factor—smaller than the one that goes in iPhone 4 and iPad,” said Anne Bouverot, Orange’s head of mobile services, at Reuters’ Global Technology Summit.
Read more www.pcmag.com
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
New iPhone 5 cases have appeared suggesting major design changes in the next generation phone. Kulcase have posted some images of iPhone 5 cases on Alibaba that clearly show two holes – one for conventional camera and another for re-designed camera flash.
Read More www.gadgetsdna.com
Friday, May 06, 2011
Will Apple ever release a smaller form-factor iPhone? It will if its market-share aspirations for the device are anything like the ones it had for the iPod. In a research note today, Oppenheimer analyst Ittai Kidron says it’s only a matter of time before Apple releases a lower-tier version of the iPhone, extending its reach in emerging and prepaid markets.
Read More digitaldaily.allthingsd.com
Thursday, April 14, 2011
Verizon could sell $9 billion worth of CDMA iPhones in 2012 as CDMA market penetration grows, according to an analyst.
Talking to investors on Tuesday, JP Morgan Research analyst Mark Moskowitz estimated that Apple will sell 10 million Verizon iPhones in 2012, amounting to about $6 billion in revenue. Another $3 billion will come from overseas, he added.
Read More www.pcmag.com
Wednesday, April 06, 2011
The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of eight newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In our second granted patent report of the day we have a real surprise. Apple has just won a patent for an all-new Hybrid DisplayPort/USB 3.0 high speed connector.
Read More www.patentlyapple.com
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
According to iDealsChina the iPhone 5 will not hold one, but two SIM cards to support dual phone lines. This sounds very strange and we think iDealsChina could have misinterpreted the information from their source.
Read More www.9to5mac.com
Thursday, March 03, 2011
When the Steve Jobs’ away the underlings will play it seems. Tim Cook, Apple’s Chief Operating Officer has just increased the chances of us seeing an iPhone Nano sometime soon.
Read More www.gaj-it.com
Thursday, February 17, 2011
This post is part of an ongoing series on the Amazon Kindle and other ereaders.
Late last year, I wrote a number of blog posts on the Kindle and other ereaders, coming to the conclusion—in my final post—that the best ereader of all might actually be the Kindle app on your iPhone.
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