The Apple iPad 2 rumor mill

One of the most anticipated Apple releases just keeps warming up and the rumors of what’s to come are indeed something to hold your breath for. Just recently iPad 2 accessories were popping up on the net thanks to the shady folks at Alibaba. The new iPad 2 cases suggested a serious tweak at the ...

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iOS 4.2 Is Finally Here!

Apple finally released version 4.2 of iOS today and everything you wanted or expected in the update is there. AirPlay is finally here and the iPad finally can multitask. More details after the jump. Now that iOS 4.2 has been released, iPad and iPhone/iPod touch users are finally running the same operating system. iOS users should ...

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The Beatles!? I want my Verizon iPhone, iPad 2 and iOS 4.2 Already

The Beatles are finally on iTunes. I’ll spare you the whole saga between Apple, Apple Records and the Beatles since the story is long and pretty boring actually. Anyone who wanted the Beatles on their iPod already put them on it themselves years ago. What I want to know is where the heck my Verizon ...

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Rumors Say NFC iPhone Technology Will Revolutionize Computing

Apple is widely expected to incorporate near field communications (NFC) technology into the iPhone 5 which is due next sometime next year. The technology has been expected to incorporate mobile payment into the smartphone and allow Apple to use its iTunes store as a form of wireless payment at stores. Now the Cult of Mac ...

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Apple to Sell Locked iPhones Directly to Customers in Europe

The Apple iPhone saga goes for another wild ride—Apple is now rumored to be building locked iPhones using proprietary SIM cards that it will sell directly to customers in European markets. These iPhones would be activated presumably via iTunes or the Apple Store and be sold with contracts and locked into those contracts and the ...

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iOS 4.2 Coming In November—Will Fix Security Flaw

  You probably have heard about the security flaw in iOS 4.1 that lets someone bypass your PIN security and access, call and email your contacts list. The flaw lets someone tap a few buttons to sneak past the emergency call screen that you can access even when the iPhone is locked by a PIN. Your ...

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What White iPhone 4? You May Have to Wait Until the iPhone 5

Yesterday it looked like Apple’s long awaited white model of the iPhone 4 could soon be making an appearance. Apple updated its iOS Apple Store app and the white iPhone 4 made a brief appearance but was not orderable. Now Apple has clarified the issue: No white iPhone until at least spring 2011. The white iPhone ...

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Even More Verizon iPhone Rumors!

Verizon iPhone rumors are like days of the week—they just seem to go and on in an endless cycle. However, since even the Wall Street Journal is saying that a Verizon iPhone is really on its way for early next year, the cycle might just get broken and whatever everyone really wants could finally happen. ...

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Apple’s iPhone Passes RIM’s BlackBerry for 2nd Place

Despite all of the claims that were thrown back and forth between Apple and Research In Motion (RIM) concerning sales, Apple has come out on top. According to Strategy Analytics, 15.4 million iPhones were shipped by Apple, compared to only 12.3 million BlackBerrys by RIM. Of course Nokia, with its 26.5 million smartphones shipped in the same time period still reigns supreme globally, but even that number has started to slip.

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Apple’s Game Center—Xbox Live is Still Much Better

I have been playing around with Apple’s new Game Center in iOS 4.1 and have already come to one conclusion—Xbox Live is better. Apple’s iTunes app distribution model is certainly more polished than what WP7 Marketplace is looking right now via Zune, but Microsoft has a very powerful gaming network with Xbox Live. Since Apple ...

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iOS and Back to the Mac: FaceTime Finally Comes to PCs and More

Apple is not content just to let the success of its iOS mobile platform sit there; it’s bringing it back to the Mac. What does that exactly mean? Think FaceTime on your computer and Mac OS X Lion getting features from iOS. Oh, and the app store is coming to the computer. FaceTime While it not yet ...

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BlackBerry Maker Responds to Steve Jobs Comments

Leave it to Apple CEO Steve Jobs to anger people and companies. The man is almost as good at the art of infuriating as he is at developing high tech products people are willing to wait in line hours for to get their hands on. His latest comments that have set the internet abuzz? He ...

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Apple Literally Rolling in Profit—What that Means for iOS

Apple released its quarterly financial statements yesterday and as usual, the company surprised everyone. Apple (APPL) might not have sold as many iPads as investors had hoped, but its iPhone sales more than made up for it. In fact, investors were so blown away by Apple’s results, that the Nasdaq stock exchange halted trades of ...

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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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Next iPhone Model Hardware Finalized for Production—It has a SIM card slot

The next model of Apple’s iPhone has just had its hardware finalized and now its software is getting finalized as well. Internally codenamed on iOS devices (including the new Apple TV) for cross-device communications purposes as the ‘iPhone 3,2’, this next model could start shipping from China as early as January. According to BGR, their ...

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