With Apple’s 7.85-inch iPad Mini set to be announced at a rumored October media event, Chinese website Bolopad (via Mashable) posts images of what they claim is an intact and functional iPad Mini.
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The iPhone and iOS halo effect can warm your feet, or it can burn your butt. On the burned side of the equation sits any company that makes mapping and navigation software, or devices. We’re looking at you Google, Tom-Tom, Yahoo!, Garmin, and MapQuest.
iOS 6 is going to be released tomorrow. Among the changes is a redesigned App Store, and one tweak to expect is Apple promoting its free apps. When first logging into the store on iOS 6, you should be able to download all of Apple’s free apps, such as Find My iPhone, with just one tap of a button.
Frugal iPhone lovers who are hoping to snag a free iPhone 4 this Friday may want to look somewhere other than Sprint. It appears the carrier may be dropping the phone from its lineup.
Public Knowledge has now teamed up with Free Press and the New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute, and will be filing a formal Net Neutrality complaint against AT&T as a result of FaceTime over Cellular blocking.
Owners of the iPhone have accounted for 69% of the 256% increase in trade-in offers via eBay’s Instant Sale service after the announcement of the new iPhone 5. Android devices accounted for only 16% of the offers.
Judge Lucy Koh has denied Samsung’s motion to lift Apple’s sales ban on the Galaxy Tab 10.1. This vacates the September 20 hearing in which both parties were scheduled to discuss the matter.
Maybe the tech pundits found Apple’s new iPhone 5 “boring”, but now the market analysts, and yes, the customers get to weigh in, as the iPhone 5 goes on sale this Friday, and it looks like we’ll see record-setting sales numbers for Apple’s shiny new “precious”.
Twitter updated their iOS client to 5.0 today, adding an all-new interface for the iPad to match the look and feel of the recent Twitter.com and Twitter for iPhone updates.
A report out of Taiwan says production of the much-rumored iPad mini will be split between two manufacturers, Foxconn, and Pegatron. Foxconn has always been the sole producer of the iPad line, but the rumor says Pegatron will now be picking up 50-60 percent of production of the iPad mini.
The last thing Apple would want on iPhone 5 launch day would be an Apple Store employee strike, and that might be about to happen in France.
Samsung’s marketing, specifically against Apple, has been very questionable indeed, so it’s amusing to see it sometimes go wrong. The Korean company posted a question on Facebook: if you could only take one electronical device to a desert island what would it be? However the answer wasn’t what it expected.
Apple’s iPhone 5 is clearly already extremely popular, considering that Apple sold two million pre-orders in the first 24 hours. A lot of people will be upgrading – but are you one of those people? Let us know by voting in our poll!
If you want to print from iOS, but don’t feel like shelling out extra cash for a Mac app, or buying an AirPrint-compatible printer, Dave Caolo wrote a tip over at 52 Tiger that you just might find useful!
Considering that Apple sold twice as many iPhone 5s in the first 24 hours of pre-orders as the iPhone 4S, it’s also likely that the iPhone 5 will dethrone the 4S to take the title of fastest-selling gadget of all time.
The folks at JLE are masters at mimicking and poking fun at Apple’s promos with their own parodies – and this time, they’ve done just that with the iPhone 5 promo video, reproducing it with a snarky spin all their own!