Apple is said to be working on a 6-inch device to sit somewhere between the current iPhone and iPad ranges.
It’s time for another device that turns your iOS device into a universal remote control. Today’s release, the UnityRemote, comes from Gear4.
If you’re a regular at the ol’ Bucks (Hey, I’m not judging. Coffee snobbery is for chumps), live in NYC, and tote an iPhone, you’ve got a new trick up your sleeve that you can use to impress the ladies/gentlemen/anyone-who-might-actually-be-impressed-by-this: paying with your phone.
App developer Pinger is rolling out a new voice calling service for the iPod touch and iPhone, aiming to challenge Skype and others by offering free or low-cost phones calls.
The sound of vuvuzela trumpets in World Cup broadcasts may be silenced by the BBC following hundreds of complaints but the incessant drone has become a runaway hit with iPhone users.
Skype today announced the launch of the new version of its iPhone application. Users in Australia/ New Zealand can download from the Apple App Store today, this update allows iPhone users to make and receive Skype-to-Skype calls, and to call mobiles and landlines around the world at very low rates for the first time over their 3G data connection.
Apple has secured a patent for a Near Field Communications-based digital concert and event ticketing service optimized for iPhone and iPod touch devices. Patently Apple reports the service, branded Concert Ticket +, promises to eliminate paper ticketing while enhancing the concertgoing experience via exclusive content, live recordings and merchandise sales as well as discounts on parking and refreshments.
Apple Inc.’s Steve Jobs said the company sold more than 450,000 iPad tablet computers in less than a week and unveiled new software designed to make the iPhone more appealing to mobile users and developers.
The new iPhone operating system software adds support for multitasking and advertising, Apple’s chief executive officer said today at a company event. Called iPhone OS 4, the software will be available this summer.
The software escalates Apple’s rivalry with Google Inc. for customers and application developers at a time when demand for smartphones is outpacing orders for personal computers. Since the iPhone’s introduction in 2007, customers and developers have criticized its inability to run more than one third-party program at the same time — a feature that Google’s phones already offer. “We weren’t the first to this party, but we’re going to be the best,” Jobs, dressed in his trademark jeans and turtleneck, said about the addition of multitasking.
Even before the dust has settled after this weekend’s iPad bonanza, Apple is ready to announce a new iPhone operating system.
Technology journalists received an e-mail from Apple on Monday morning inviting them to “a sneak peek of the next generation of iPhone OS software.” The event is set for Thursday at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, Calif.
The invitation shows a big “4,” which most likely signals version 4.0 of the iPhone operating system. Apple’s iPhone and iPod Touch currently run the 3.1 OS, which was last updated in July 2009.
Amazon got its start as an online book seller, expanded to electronics and other retail categories, then returned to its roots with its own Kindle reader devices. More recently, though, it expanded with Kindle applications that let people read books on the iPhone and iPod Touch and on Windows computers. After purchasing rights to read [...]