iOS News

Apple’s App Store Hits 15 Billion Downloads!

Posted on 07/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple has just issued a press release detailing their latest App Store data. Apple has now reached the milestone of having 15 billion apps downloaded from the App Store. Also, the App Store has over 425,000 apps, and over 100,000 of those natively support the iPad!


Review: JotNot Scanner Pro – Go Paperless By Turning Your iPhone Into A Portable Scanner.

Posted on 06/07/2011 by Mitchell Harris

If youʼve ever experienced the feeling of a bulging wallet full of receipts, or simply want a seamless way to move your paper based life into the cloud, JotNot Scanner Pro could be the perfect tool for the job. You might be thinking an iPhoneʼs camera surely isnʼt up to the job of becoming a fully pledged scanner? Well thanks to the magic behind JotNot, it really is.


How To Patch The PDF Exploit That Allows JailbreakMe To Work

Posted on 06/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Earlier, we reported on JailbreakMe 3.0 becoming available, which relies on a PDF security exploit to work. Concerned about the risk? Once you’ve jailbroken, you can use the newly-updated Cydia app PDF Patcher 2 to fix the issue, returning your iDevice to safety.


JailbreakMe 3.0 Released, Unlocks All iOS Devices!

Posted on 06/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

We’ve reported on the impending release of JailbreakMe 3.0 several times now, and the day has finally come. Yup that’s right! JailbreakMe 3.0 is live, and you can use it by simply visiting from Mobile Safari.


Facebook Expected To Announce iPad App & HTML5 iOS 5 Platform

Posted on 06/07/2011 by Cormac Moylan

More and more details are emerging about Facebook’s next BIG thing. It is expected that Facebook will tomorrow announce Skype integration within Facebook for video chatting between friends. But Facebook is also said to be announcing something else that they describe as “awesome”.


Nintendo To Finally Enter The App Store For The 1st Time!

Posted on 05/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

After many years of resistance, Nintendo has relented and will be making their first-ever contribution to the App Store with an app called Pokemon Say Tap – a game that’s unavailable on the 3DS or the Wii, and exclusive to the App Store.


Could The Apple TV Become The Future Of Low-CPU Servers?

Posted on 05/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Looking to run a small family website or DNS server? Why use an expensive and power-hungry Inter-based server when you can make your Apple TV do the work? Read on to find out how to make your Apple TV 2 function as a web server.


According To Symantec, iOS Is Just More Secure Than Android!

Posted on 04/07/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Worried about security on your mobile device? If so, then according to the security experts at Symantec, you should be choosing an iOS phone over Android! Symantec’s newly published report indicates that Apple iOS devices are much less prone to many security risks than Google’s Android platform.


iPad 2 Jailbreak For iOS 4.3 Now Available

Posted on 02/07/2011 by Cormac Moylan

It looks like the wait might be over for those looking to Jailbreak their iPad 2 running iOS 4.3. A video posted on Youtube demonstrates a live Jailbreaking of an iPad 2 (video at the drop). Before you go rushing to find out how to Jailbreak your iPad, take a moment to analyze what the person says and does in the video.


Android Activations Have Caught Up To iOS…So What?!

Posted on 28/06/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Among the many tricks that fandroids (Android fanboys) use to argue against users of iOS devices is market share – Android is just installed on more devices than iOS. Of course, ignoring the fact that they’re comparing thousands of phones and tablets to just a few, they are technically (meaninglessly) right.


Downgrading iOS Firmware Will Not Be Possible After iOS 5

Posted on 27/06/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

According to the jailbreak experts at the iPhone Dev Team, iOS 5 beta 2 now prevents you from downgraded to previous versions of iOS. Previously, a downgrade to iOS 4.3.3 was possible while running iOS 5 Beta 1.


Apple Allowing 7-Day Trials On iOS Apps In Taiwan

Posted on 27/06/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

According to a report from India’s Economic Times, Apple may have changed their return policy on Apps to a 7-day policy. The report suggests that the change has been made in order to comply with Taiwan’s consumer protection mandate. Officials…


New Tool Ports XBox 360 Games To iOS And Mac

Posted on 27/06/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

An intriguing new project being developed by programmer Andrew Russell might pave the pay for easily porting XBox 360 games to iOS, OS X, and even Android. The software. The project, called ExEn, is designed to bridge the gap XBox code and that of other platforms.