As part of their South by Southwest promotion, Marvel has announced that it is giving away more than 700 of its No. 1 issues through its Marvel Comics iOS App, and its web site.
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Tumblr has tumbled out a new version of its iOS app, bringing a number of new features to the blogging service including photosets, a new camera interface, the ability to double-tap a post to “like” it, and single tap your avatar to make changes.
Apple’s iPhone 5S has yet to be announced – but that hasn’t stopped well-known Chinese iPhone clone maker GooPhone from releasing the first cheap Android-based knockoff of Apple’s next-gen handset!
After Apple’s recent dispute loss with IGB electronics, the owner of the iPhone trademark in Brazil, it seems on the contrary that both parties are now close to an agreement in the case.
A new report from the Far East claims that Apple has contracted with Taiwan’s Chipbond Science and Technology to build fingerprint sensors into its next-generation iPhone. The NFC chip rumor also pops up in the report.
Apple’s App Store approval process is typically quite rigorous – but every now and then, an app that normally would never get approved for the App Store sneaks by Apple’s watchful eye. Such is the case with HiddenApps – a new free app that can hide stock iOS apps and disable iAds!
Douglas Adams, the fiction writer responsible for countless contributions to written fiction, the Doctor Who television series, and more, would have turned 61 today. Adams was not only a prolific writer and creative genius – he was also a famous Mac users before it was trendy, and was a deep inspiration to me when when I was in high school.
Last July, a Google security researcher discovered a number of vulnerabilities in Apple’s App Store stemming from the company’s failure to use HTTPS encryption. Now some six months later, Apple has started using HTTPS encryption, and the researcher has publicly shared some of the issues users could have been inflicted with if hackers had utilized the exploits.
Guns n Roses and Angry Birds aren’t necessarily two things you would put in the same basket, but whaddaya know, Rovio has just updated Angry Birds Space with a new theme tune recorded by lead guitarist Slash.
Two of Apple’s supply partners are reportedly adding able bodies to their staff in anticipation of an increase in demand for their products and services. TSMC and Foxconn are reported to be in the process of adding 5,000 new jobs each.
The irony! Considering Apple’s zero tolerance policy on anything sexual, the message that was retweeted by the official iBookstore Twitter account was quite outrageous.
A storefront on eBay, known only as Refurbished-Outlet, offers great deals on refurbished Apple products. On some cases, the store, believed to be run by Apple itself, offers better prices on the refurbished items than Apple’s own online Apple Store.
Several photos of an early prototype of the iPhone have surfaced, These are from 2005, and show a device that looks more like a very thick iPad as opposed to the iPhone we know and love today.
Last week we reported that the Apple TV was in short supply at Apple resellers, and even the Apple Store itself. Well, the tweaked version of the Apple TV has begun hitting the shelves, and it looks like the updated device is using a smaller version of the A5 chip, not a 5X chip as previously speculated.
Well, it’s less of an anecdote, and more of a look back, a reminder of how different the first Apple Store was compared to those today.
This week’s Kickstarter is one for our female readers, so all 7 of you listen up! DO you ever have trouble finding your iPhone in your purse? Well, what if your iPhone WAS your purse?