Category: iOS

White iPhone today?

A white iPhone is rumoured to be appearing as the Apple store temporarily shuts its’ doors. Tweets suggest that the white handset may appear today with new iPhone part numbers MC604X/A (16GB) and MC606X/A (32GB) attributed to the new white handset. More as we get it. Link – …

Next Gen iPhone and iPad to include NFC technology

With the rumour mill well and truly churning out more iPhone 5 and iPad 2 rumours by the day, the latest nugget of wonder is that both devices will feature NFC technology, and that this will be integrated into iTunes use aswell in the future. So the basic …

Romantic Angry Birds

After the success of their Helloween and Christmas versions, Rovio are lining up a Valentine’s Day edition of their incredibly successful Angry Birds game. Scheduled for release on14th February, there is no word yet on what platforms will get the game, but hopefully most will, as the Christmas …

White iPhone 4 Showing On Three UK Site

UK network Three have on their website the White iPhone 4 at the same price as the existing Black.  Whilst the price being the same is not news, it is after all the same phone, what is interesting is that the white version is on the website all …

iOS 4.3 released to developers

iOS 4.3 has been released to developers, giving us some insight into what we can expect in the next update. Most mentioned so far is the ability to turn your iPhone into a mobile Wifi hotspot, like Android 2.2 – great news for 3 customers, not so beneficial …

Shazam and Spotify join forces

The excellent music finding service Shazam and the brilliant music listening service Spotify have joined forces in an update to the Shazam premium apps on iPhone and Android. As long as you have both apps installed, when you find a track using Shazam you can tap the “Play …

Microsoft disputes App Store trademark

Microsoft have started to dispute an Apple application to trademark the words “App Store”. The original submission was filed by Apple back in 2008 but it’s only now that Microsoft have filed a dispute. Windows Phones currently come with an App store called “Windows Marketplace” whilst Android handsets …

WiFi Hotspots coming to iPhone

iPhone owners should soon be able to turn their mobile data connection into a WiFi hotspot thanks to improvements coming in iOS 4.3. The facility was spotted during the Verizon launch yesterday but Verizon were quick to state that it was just “an app”. Whether this will mean …

CDMA-capable iPhone 4 coming to Verizon

Here in Europe you have a GSM phone and, well, you’re set. In the US though two major networks – Verizon and Sprint – use CDMA. Today a CDMA-compatible iPhone has been announced by Apple and our US readers can start pre-ordering it on February 3rd online. The …

Android overtakes Apple in US

Android’s phenomenal growth shows no signs of abating, and now Android as an OS has overtaken Apple for the first time in the US, in terms of market share. New handset sales of Android devices had already been ahead of iPhones, but Apple had a headstart and larger overall marketshare, until …

Update On iPhone Alarm Bug

Many iPhone users noticed a OS bug yesterday which meant most alarms would not go off.  This was tested a few times on my own iPhone 4 running the latest OS and confirmed to be the case. This issue did not seem to effect ‘recurring’ alarms only individual …

Massive EA Game sale

Electronic Arts are having a massive iOS game sale, with most games currently reduced to 59p.  Games for iPhone and iPad are included, with big titles such as The SIMS, FIFA, Need for Speed and Scrabble reduced to 59p.  This is seeing all t...

3 announces iPad pricing

After Orange & T-Mobile, 3 have now announced their pricing for the iPad.  The up front cost is identical, with £199 for a 16gb, £249 for a 32gb, and £349 for a 64gb on a 24 months contract, but the monthly charge is £25 a ...

Orange & T-Mobile iPad pricing revealed

Orange & T-Mobile have released their pricing for subsidised iPads.  For £25 a month (for existing customers) you can get a 16gb iPad for £199 with 1gb peak and 1gb offpeak + 3gb of WiFi.  Full details of the Orange prices ar...

iPhone & iPad 4.2 Now Available

Apple have released OS 4.2 for both the iPhone and the iPad.  To install simply plug in your device, load iTunes and check for updates.  This new version of the OS comes in at 624.3MB in size so a pretty hefty update. The main update in this...

Orange & T-Mobile to subsidise iPads

Orange & T-Mobile have announced they are to subsidise the cost of buying an iPad when taking out a monthly data plan.  This would make the "Everything Everywhere" companies the first networks to do this, and it will be interesting to see if ...

iPhone customers experience alarm delays

For reasons that are probably best ignored, the recent switch in daylight savings time seems to have freaked out the iPhone alarm settings. Some alarms, according to reports, have gone off an hour later than expected. Although some alarms (such as "Ev...

3UK App For iPhone/iPad Users

UK network Three have released an iPhone and iPad application which lets you get help and support with your device and network and also check your allowance or usage which is a great idea and follow O2, Orange and Vodafone who all offer applications l...

White iPhone 4 Delayed Until 2011

In what is VERY dissapointing news, Reuters are reporting that Apple have delayed the White version of the Apple iPhone 4 until Spring 2011 due to issues with manufacturing, Over on the Reuters website the statement says: Apple Inc said on Tuesday t...

Angry Birds Halloween edition for iOS

Rovio have released a special Halloween themed version of Angry Birds for iOS.  This looks like it will be exclusive to Apple devices, but is available now in iTunes for the bargain price of 59p or £1.19 for the HD iPad edition.  &nbsp...