iOS News

Apple Spills the Beans on iOS 5 Over The Air Updates

Posted on 04/06/2011 by James Britton

MacRumors got a tip that Apple inadvertently revealed an over-the-air app update feature for iOS in iTunes. This would indicate that such a feature will be available in iOS 5, which will be announced Monday at WWDC. Apple could also be bringing system updates to iOS which would finally allow users to cut the cord entirely.

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Adobe CEO Says Flash War With Apple Is Over

Posted on 03/06/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Shantanu Narayen, Adobe’s CEO, claims that their spat with Apple over Flash is over. Adobe & Apple have clashed many-a-time over Apple’s refusal to allow Flash onto their iOS devices.

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Did Eric Schmidt Out NFC On The Upcoming iPhone?

Posted on 01/06/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

At Wall Street Journals AllThingsD conference, Eric Schmidt claimed that, while Android has NFC now through Google Wallet, everyone else will have it very soon. While he didn’t specifically mention Apple, his meaning came across as indicating such.

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Google Unleashes New iOS Web Layout

Posted on 30/05/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apparently Google has just redesigned their search results page on iOS devices, so next time you search, watch for it! The update replaces the small top links with big icons, allowing you to navigate more easily, and quickly access sites like Maps and YouTube.

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iPad Hacked To Add Phone & SMS Service

Posted on 30/05/2011 by Cormac Moylan

The iPad 3G has allegedly been hacked to make and receive calls and SMS messages. This hack basically turns the iPad into a giant iPhone. Checkout the video inside this post for more info.

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iOS 5 Will Not Feature Apple Maps, Google Maps Still A Go

Posted on 27/05/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

It’s been a big news day for Apple. Following reports of a revamped iOS notification system, and the possible inclusion of Widgets in iOS 5 comes a report that the iPhone 5 will not feature Apple’s mapping technology, but will remain on Google Maps.

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Report: iOS 5 Will Feature Revamped Notifications, Widgets

Posted on 27/05/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

TechCrunch reports a few interesting bits today regarding WWDC and iOS 5, widely expected to be one of the announcements made there. The report claims, amongst other things, that the upcoming iOS 5 will feature a brand new notification system, and introduce widgets to iOS.

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4 Features That Will Enhance iOS

Posted on 27/05/2011 by Cormac Moylan

iOS is a great mobile OS. But for all the plaudits it receives, it has some shortcomings in certain areas. Sweden based design agency Color Monkey produced the below video that outlines 4 enhancements they would like to introduce in iOS.

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SwingPong For iOS: It’s Ping Pong For Your Ears!

Posted on 26/05/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Looking for a fun (and very, very different) new game for your iPhone or iPod Touch? Try Swing Pong. The free game is a ping pong variant that is audio based, relying on timing between sounds and the motion of your iPhone to hit the ball – or miss it!

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