Fast But No Cigar—the iPhone Keeps its Spot Above Android in Advertisements

Google’s Android OS might be exploding in market share and drastically increasing its ad-based revenue, but Apple iPhone has managed to keep its lead. According to mobile advertisement network Millennial Media, last month Android actually created more revenue than the iPhone did. The iPhone however, has kept its lead in overall advertisement served up to ...

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GreenPois0n iOS 4.1 Jailbreak Finally Released

GeoHot might have beaten the iPhone hacking Chronic Dev Team to the punch with his ‘Limera1n’ iOS 4.1 jailbreak, but they appear to be shaking it off with the release of ‘GreenPosi0n’ today. The Chronic Dev Team had planned to release GreenPois0n on 10/10/10, but veteran iOS hacker geohot released his own, different hack after ...

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Apple to Launch CDMA iPhone in India?

There is a new, interesting development in the Verizon iPhone story. The Wall Street Journal is now reporting that Apple is in talks with two Indian carriers to carry a CDMA version of the iPhone. While CDMA technology is much less widely used across the world than it is in the United States where both ...

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No ‘GreenPois0n’ Yet, ‘Limera1n’ Jailbreaks iPhone 4 Anyway

Yesterday was supposed to be a glorious day for iOS jailbreakers everywhere—the GreenPois0n jailbreak solution from Chronic Dev Team was supposed to launch at 10/10/10 10:10:10. Instead, a veteran hacker named geohot upstaged them by releasing his own jailbreak for iOS 4.1 called ‘Limera1n’. The Chronic Dev Team then decided to postpone the launch of ...

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No iPhone with LTE 4G Until 2012? Next iPhone Might be World Phone

The iPhone rumors are nearly at a boil, and everyone thinks that a Verizon iPhone is a done deal on the horizon. However, the Verizon iPhone due in early 2011 will not have long term evolution (LTE or 4G) network abilities. Verizon is still working on rolling out its nationwide LTE network and Apple feels ...

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PayPal’s Check Deposit Feature for iPhone Might be the Future of Banking

  PayPal has its own iOS app and it is quite good. A lot of people have PayPal accounts now for online purchases and money transfers and the company has helped spearhead the push into online money services. The newest version of PayPal's iOS app (version 2.7) adds the ability for users to take pictures of ...

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The Future of Smartphones on No-Contract Carriers: Cricket Wants WP7 and iPhone

The big carriers naturally have the newest and ostensibly best smartphones available. However, smaller, regional carriers that often have no-contract plans want in on the fun. After all, the future of phones is smartphones so they cannot afford to get left behind. Cue Cricket Wireless. The company relies on roaming deals to provide nationwide coverage, ...

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More than one iPhone Size? Rumors Say Yes

The Verizon iPhone rumors have only grown stronger since the Wall Street Journal published an article yesterday stating that Apple is expect to start shipping a Verizon iPhone early next year. The rumors are getting even juicier now, with claims that Apple could be working smaller and larger screen sized iPhone models to complement its ...

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The Verizon iPhone Could Arrive Early 2011—No, Really

  A Verizon compatible iPhone model is in the works. Really this time. The Wall Street Journal has interviewed a number of people “briefed by the company [Apple]” who claim that Apple will begin mass producing a CDMA iPhone (presumably an iPhone 4) in early 2011. However, the new phone might not be available right away. ...

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Time for iOS Users to Upgrade Their Older Devices? iOS 4 Doesn’t Like Them

Many people are still using dated iOS devices. Nothing wrong with that, since they still work fine (even if the home button does seem to wear out eventually), but Apple does not seem to be very keen on them. After all, Apple doesn’t want you using your original iPhone 2G, an iPhone 3G, or an ...

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Verizon Will Trade Your iPhone for Their Service

Verizon Wireless is betting that you are fed up with AT&T. So fed up in fact, that you want to switch to Verizon's network. But what to do with your current smartphone that you paid a handsome price for? These thing don't grow on trees now do they? (I wish they did.) That's why Verizon ...

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Is the iPhone 4 the Most Popular Smartphone in the World?

The Apple iPhone 4 might be the most popular smartphone in the world right now. Ignore the actual market share numbers for a moment, I'll get back to those eventually here. Consider this instead: 100,000 iPhone 4s were sold in China in the first four days it was on sale. It is sold out now ...

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Verizon CEO Throws a Monkey Wrench into the Verizon iPhone Rumor Mill

If Verizon will be selling a version of Apple's wildly popular iPhone in the near future, its CEO doesn't want to even let a single hint drop. Remember when Apple's CEO, Steve Jobs, made the offhanded remark that he has Verizon cell towers on campus? Ivan Seidenberg, Verizon's CEO, won't even go that far. Besides ...

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VLC Comes to iPad, iPhone Version in the Works

The popular open source media player—VLC Media Player—has just hit the iTunes App Store for the iPad. The maker, Applidium, has also confirmed that an iPhone and iPod touch version are in the works but they decided to go with the iPad version first. The source code for the app is also available online already ...

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Custom Text Message Ringtones in iOS 4.2

Apple's coming iOS 4.2 update promises quite a lot. Wireless printing on the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad will all be making an appearance. However, some of the actual phone functions on the iPhone 4 are still lacking. I ran into a huge amount of frustration the other day trying to send a photograph via ...

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