Digital downloads made up a big part of online spending on Christmas Day this year. According to the latest numbers from comScore, apps and digital media made up a full fifth of all spending on December 25th.
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Following Facebook’s introduction of a new profile feature called Timeline, and a recent update to their iPhone app to support the new feature, Facebook will reportedly be bringing the Timeline feature to their iPad app early next year.
British Prime Minister David Cameron is having a personal iPad app developed by the Cabinet Office, providing real-time access to important political data, cementing the iPad’s role as an important political device.
The folks over at Info Graphic World have constructed a great infographic entitled: “Farewell to a Genius: The Life and Times of Steve Jobs”, showcasing Steve Jobs’ achievements throughout his life.
The widely anticipated television set from Apple could offer Internet based content subscriptions, and customized channel lineups. One hurdle: Apple must negotiate unique content deals that will allow the company to differentiate its product from other televisions on the market.
Apple employees have been given Apple-branded hoodies as a reward for a great year of work. Some of them were even given personalized messages from higher members of staff.
Apple’s rumored “iTV” has been said to run on customized chips, just like the iPhone and iPad, and suppliers are reportedly already contenting to win Apple’s manufacturing content for the chips. The report expects Apple’s iTV to be released by late 2012.
In a recent customer satisfaction survey, Apple has once again been named as the top computer and electronic retailer. It had the second highest score overall, coming in behind online leader Amazon.
There’s a new phishing scheme going around targeting owners of new Apple gear, just in time to take advantage of people who got an Apple device for the holidays.
Infinity Blade II has been extremely successful since its launch earlier this month, but the game can be difficult to master. Fortunately, developer Epic Games has released a set of great tips to help you succeed in the game.
IBM Benchmark has released their initial online retail sales numbers for Christmas day, and you might be surprised at just how big of a bite mobile devices took this year.
There’s a fascinating new Google TV app in the Android market called Airtight, which brings limited AirPlay features to Google TVs, allowing users to steam movies to the unit from their iOS device.
After a burglar nabbed all of their holiday gifts last week, a San Diego family was able to have an enjoyable holiday after all, thanks to Apple’s Find My iPad service.
If you gave, received, or purchased an app on a smartphone this holiday season, then you contributed to what Flurry Analytics reports is the largest day ever for both smartphone activations and app purchases!
Apple’s manufacturing partner Foxconn is planning to invest $1.1 billion to double the size of their Chinese iPhone production factory, making it the largest iPhone plant in the world.
Tizi, Germany’s version of a Slingbox-like device, has released a new Tizi Remote app for iOS, allowing you to control the Tizi wireless TV box using Siri voice control.