Many people don’t give a second thought to the idea that you can upgrade your laptop or desktop computer to a newer operating system, even an OS from a different vendor, down the road. It’s a completely different story for mobiles. The roots of the problem are in the specialized hardware that mobiles have. The… →
The iPad. Hate it, love it, addicted to it?… reactions are all over the web, the only thing you can’t do is ignore the new “magical” device from Apple. Steve Jobs finally reached the target he and Wozniak had when they initially started working together: the iPad is the first computer for people that don’t… →
Apple announced on Friday that WWDC 2010 will kick off on June 7, running through June 11 at San Francisco’s Moscone West. A date for the keynote was not announced, though it is expected to be June 7. One new rumor suggests the fourth-generation iPhone could go on sale immediately after it is announced. A… →
Steve made it again. As Microsoft is going to “copy” Apple’s iPhone banning multitasking for 3rd parties apps, the “most advanced mobile OS in the world” makes another leap forward adding a multitasking implementation that provides a “multitasking experience” to users while preserving battery life. The new release adds 7 services for developers that allow… →
Apple was given as “dead” in 1997. Steve Jobs returned and created a strategy in 4 weeks to resurrect the company. What were the key points of that strategy, and how did that allow Apple to create the iPod and the iPhone? Here are some quotes from the press in 1997: “Apple has become irrelevant”,… →
Analyst Katy Huberty with Morgan Stanley said suppliers for the iPad have currently forecast 2.5 million iPads to be shipped from March to May 2010: Apple would ship between 8 million and 10 million by the end of 2010. This number is much higher than the expectation of 5 million that was forecasted so far…. →
Now you can schedule a series of price changes for those apps that will go into effect automatically on their target dates, effectively being able to plan promotions and do some real marketing on your apps on autopilot once you’ve planned your campaign (standing ovation please!). iTunes Connect is Apple’s developers and publishers portal, which… →
“Apple has said that it will remove both film-only solutions from its stores, as well as any case or other accessory that includes film protection as part of its package, such as cases that include film screen protectors,” according to the report by iLounge. In usual Apple fashion, the company is not disclosing the reason… →
Another change in policy for Apple regarding the App Store. Some developers said the company began removing applications Apple felt provided “minimum user functionality,” such as one that simply quacked like a duck.
With iPhone OS 3.0, Apple added an age rating system for applications. This not only allowed parents to set appropriate application access for their families, but also opened up the potential for developers to release applications with more adult-oriented content, until Apple received “numerous complaints” from users asking for the “Wobble iBoobs” app to be… →
Could Apple bet on the App Store revenues and licensing revenues and give away the iPhone OS to third parties? Will we ever see a Motorola or HTC built phone running the iPhone OS? Will we ever see inexpensive chinese phones running it?… Let’s see what that would mean to Apple.
iSuppli Corp. reported that the multi-touch 9.7-inch display on the iPad could cost around $80, while its custom-designed A4 processor would cost about $17 per unit. The 16GB of memory is estimated to cost about $29.50. Total parts cost would be $219.35… well below the starting price of $499 for the 16GB iPad. Manufacturing costs… →
This is the first of an article series about features our iPhones have that are not-so-obivous until you find them and try them once. All these features are explained somewhere on the web, and most of them are well detailed on Apple’s website, but, if you’re like me, you’re not going to explore that website… →
The new iPad. Will it be a success? Will it be a flop? Why people complain about it? Is it worth to get my apps optimized for the iPad? What if it will be a huge flop? Continue reading to find out.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the long-awaited Apple Tablet today: the official name is iPad. “iPad is our most advanced technology in a magical and revolutionary device at an unbelievable price,” Jobs said. “iPad creates and defines an entirely new category of devices that will connect users with their apps and content in a much… →