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Canadian Developer Victim of Theft

On Thursday, January 13th, the developers of a Canadian mobile and Flash game studio, Halfbot, discovered that their soon to be released iOS game “The Blocks Cometh” had  been released on the App Store, but not by them. The Blocks Cometh was originally a Flash game that the developers were working on porting to the […]

Is Apple Planning a New Social Network?

When Apple launched Ping, their social music network, people were interested for about one day. I checked out Ping and it was neat and all, but it’s safe to say Ping failed–miserably. New evidence dug up by 9to5Mac indicates that Apple could be in the process of creating a new social network based on media […]

Leaked Pics: Multitasking Gestures Coming to the iPhone?

Update 1: There’s a now a video of gestures, via YouTube user antoninygaard. (via Engadget) Some more rumours are making the rounds regarding upcoming features for the iPhone. The latest images are from BGR, which indicate some leaked screens that indicate multitasking gestures could be coming our way. There were rumours that the Home button […]

iOS 4.3 beta 2 Released to Developers

Apple has released beta 2 of iOS 4.3 to developers. Features include the WiFi hotspot, as advertised on the Verizon iPhone 4, and more should be revealed as developers open it up and take a look. If you are a developer wanting to test this firmware, the minimum system version required for iOS 4.3 development […]

Apple Lists All-Time Top Free and Paid iPhone Apps

Currently the race to 10 billion iPhone app downloads will result in a winner of a $10,000 iTunes gift card. Apple has also listed a page within iTunes that shows the all-time top free and paid iPhone apps. Preview of the Top Paid iPhone apps: Preview of the Top Free iPhone apps: Also listed on […]

The Hidden Secrets Within iOS & Mac Icons

We all use apps on our iDevices and on our Mac computers, but something that many of us may not know (I sure didn’t!) was that these icons hold deep and dark secrets! It is without a doubt that Apple makes great products, which includes the icons for their various applications. This week, Electricpig has […]

White iPhone 4 Found In Best Buy’s Inventory System, February 27 Launch?

This morning, an internal screen shot of Best Buy’s (USA) inventory system has revealed spots for both the 16GB and 32GB white iPhone 4 models. The devices are further listed with expected in-stock dates of February 27, 2011. The SKU and model numbers associated with the entries are reportedly the same as to those used […]

iTunes to merge with Safari?

An interesting article from our friends at 9to5Mac surmising that with the purchase of Lala coupled with Apple’s new North Carolina data centre facility, we could see our venerable iTunes replaced with Safari!? Say it isn’t so! Then I got to thinking: iTunes is basically a browser now, a front-end for your iTunes library safely […]

Steve Jobs Takes a Medical Leave of Absence to Focus on Health

Apple sent out the following Media Advisory today: Apple CEO Steve Jobs today sent the following email to all Apple employees: Team, At my request, the board of directors has granted me a medical leave of absence so I can focus on my health. I will continue as CEO and be involved in major strategic […]

Do You Know How Many Apps Are Downloaded Per iOS Device Sold?

How many iOS devices do you own? With each device comes downloads from the App Store. Reaching 10 billion app downloads very soon, the App Store has been nothing short of a success story. Asymco.com breaks down just how many apps are downloaded per device sold: The number of apps downloaded for iPhone/iPad/iPod touch is […]

Report: iOS Much More Secure Than Android

This week, Trend Micro chairman Steve Chang said in an interview that the Google Android operating system was much more open to attack than Apple’s iOS. The reason for Android’s security flaws reportedly comes from Google’s decision to allow open-sourcing and the very light approval process for Android apps. These decisions allow malicious coders to […]