Popular tiny video sharing app Vine has been updated today. Front-facing camera support has been added, allowing you to switch cameras in mid-Vining.
Amidst the gloom and doom predictions about the dark and murky future of Apple’s iPhone comes a survey that actually paints a rather bright outlook for the Cupertino company’s popular handset.
Simplistic in nature, Last Match gives away the fun in its unoriginal title. The goal is simple – force your opponent to draw the last match. An age old game comes to iOS, but leaves a lot to the imagination.
Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, and/or iPod Touch. Jon Berry’s beautiful nature shots tailored for your iPhone 5 retina screen celebrate the weekend.
Now that we’ve seen much of the recent sales and activation data from U.S. iPhone carriers for the last three months, it appears that the iPhone is seriously kicking butt in the U.S. smartphone market. In fact, according to charts and details posted by Benedict Evans, the iPhone accounted for a whopping 57% of all smartphone activations over the past three months!
Apple began airing a brand new iPhone 5 commercial today, focused on the device’s camera capabilities. The ad take a significant new direction compares to Apple’s most recent ads, and returns to Apple’s tradition of simple, elegant, and powerful advertising. It doesn’t say much about the iPhone 5 – but it certainly does deliver a powerful message.
Market research firm IDC reports that worldwide smartphone shipments beat those of feature phones for the first time ever in the first quarter of 2013. Apple’s iPhone didn’t fare as well, however, as its marketshare dipped to below 20%.
Sales of Apple’s iPhone slowed at Sprint in Q1 2013, as the third-largest U.S. wireless carrier lost over a half million subscribers in the period, yet still posted returns beating most Wall Street estimates.
Among the many topics address by Tim Cook during yesterday’s quarterly results conference call, Cook took a moment to discuss rumors that Apple may be working on a larger version of the iPhone. Cook was quick to squash rumors that Apple would head in that direction, noting that there are still to many quality trade-offs in such displays.
Those big fat “Antennagate” settlement checks have begun arriving in the mail. The checks, for the whopping sum of $15 are being sent to iPhone 4 owners who filed claims in a class-action lawsuit against Apple over the performance, or lack thereof, of the device’s cellular antenna.
European car manufacturer Volkswagen has introduced an all-new version of the Beetle, designed specifically with Apple users in mind. Dubbed the iBeetle, the car offers an integrated iPhone dock. It also features a specialized app used to control certain functions of the vehicle, deliver oil and coolant temperatures, provide diagnostic information, and more.
It was reported earlier this month that KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that various production issues will cause a delay in the debuts of Apple’s iPhone 5S, lower-cost iPhone, and second-generation iPad mini. A report from Reuters today backs up that claim.
China Business and China Times are reporting that last month alone, Apple returned at least five million, and as many as eight million iPhones to assembly partner Foxconn for defects in operation or appearance.
Tech blogger Tactus published a photo last week of what was claimed to be the polycarbonate rear shell of Apple’s much rumored low-cost iPhone. Today it has posted a new photo of what it says is the inside of the rear shell for the fifth-generation iPad.
Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, and/or iPod Touch. To keep the masses happy, I figured this week, we can continue with the textured theme, but go green for Earth Day!
Slowing year-over-year growth of sales for Apple’s iPhone appear to be part of the cooling off of sales for the entire smartphone industry.