Guinness World Records have been dishing out the honours to Apple devices and services. The iPhone 4 was named the fastest selling portable gaming system on release when it sold a whopping 1.5m units in the first day compared to the previous holder, Nintendo’s DS at 500K over one week.
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It is quite astonishing to know the amount of people who have iPads are not aware it has a built in photo frame viewer type function. In the boom of digital photo frame viewers a few years ago many of us have one sitting around gathering dust (including me) rarely being turned on. Since getting an iPad and finding the feature I must admit I have used it only a couple of times but definitely more than my smaller photo frame.
What happens when you drive over an iPad when it’s wearing a G-Form protective sleeve? Check out the video inside this post. And bring a sick bag… just in case.
Have you ever wondered where the chime that you hear when you Mac starts comes from? Who is behind all of the old classic sounds in Mac OS? His name is Jim Reekes, and the dutch site One More Thing tracked him down and did an hour long interview.
According to analyst Peter Misek with Jefferies & Co, the next iPhone will not have LTE (next-generation Long Term Evolution) when it is released this September on more carriers.
Apple may make it easier to talk to friends while at a noisy bar or in a quiet room without uttering a word using a new patented text-to-speech and speech-to-text interface in the iPhone 5.
Remember the guys that dropped bowling balls on iPads? And that threw an iPad out of an airplane from 500 feet? Well, instead of throwing things out of planes, they’re loading up planes with stock of their protective pads.
iPhone Italia has posted images of what appear to be parts that will make up Apple’s next incarnation of the iPhone 5 (or 4S). The pictures, which make little sense if you’re not an engineer, allegedly show speakers and dock cables for the next iPhone.
Microsoft, HTC, Sony Ericsson, and Nokia have joined Amazon in filing a complaint against Apple’s ‘App Store’ and ‘Appstore’ trademarks in Europe claiming they are invalid.
Apple is signing on big newspaper and magazine publishers after months of unnecessary wrangling over the issue of customer data mining.
We mentioned the new iPod Nano could be getting a camera, but that could just be the icing on the cake. Apple has patented a Nano design with a wealth of environmental sensors.
The new 2011 iMacs, while they are great machines, have apparently made it far more difficult to upgrade your main hard drive. OWC has discovered that the new models feature a proprietary SATA power connector, necessary for fan control on the new models.
Wanna install Google’s Android operating system on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch? Whether you just like experimenting, or want to see what Android is like, installing Android on the latest iDevices will soon be a possibility.
Cliff Thier loves his iPad, but hates the need to visually hunt and peck on the iPad’s virtual keyboard. Rather than complain about this shortcoming, he partnered with industrial design firm IDEAZ to develop the iKeyboard.
Alfred.app, the super great app launcher for Mac, is up to 0.9 and brings with it global hotkeys, terminal commands, dragging files from Alfred into apps, syncing, quit / hide / force quit command, and an iTunes DJ feature.