09/30/2010, Many folks are still looking forward to Apple’s iLife ’11, though Apple hasn’t given any indication of when it’ll arrive. The good news is that Amazon is now flogging off the aging iLife ’09 for $44, which ironically, is a 44 percent reduction. Such a discount could be a subtle hint that iLife ’11 is just around the corner, though nothing is official until Apple decides it to be, of […]
09/30/2010, The CDMA iPhone rumors never seem to stop, and next up a report has surfaced that Apple has finalized its supplier choices for its next-generation iPhone and iPad, and Qualcomm has been chosen to build the baseband components for both devices. The report didn’t explicitly state that Qualcomm will be producing CDMA chips for the iPhone, but the fact that the supplier is a dominant force in the CDMA chipset […]
09/30/2010, Could Internet tethering be coming to the iPad? After the iOS 4.2 beta 2 was released, screenshots of the APN network settings have surfaced, showing a section dedicated to Internet tethering. The tethering seems to be similar to how the iPhone will be tethered, instead of tethering the iPhone’s Internet connection to the iPad. It’s worth noting that users have not been able to get to this settings pane on […]
09/29/2010, Considering the similarities between the new Apple TV and other iOS devices, we figured it wouldn’t take long for hackers and developers to tinker with the iOS offerings to get iPhone and iPad apps onto the Apple TV and the other way around. Early developers have already managed to jailbreak the recently shipping Apple-made living room accessory, and now we’re seeing that the Apple TV interface–dubbed Lowtide–has been ported to […]
09/29/2010, The newly shipping Apple TV has just received its tear down from iFixit, revealing the device’s specs and innards. It looks like the guts of Apple TV share a lot in common with other iOS devices, including the iPhone and iPad. The new Apple TV has 8 GB of NAND flash memory on board, 256 MB of RAM (same as iPad), the same Apple A4 processor that’s on the iPad […]
09/29/2010, This probably isn’t what you do to your iPad in your spare time, but Hexxeh, the person who is responsible for the nightly Chromium builds has released a picture of what seems to be Google’s Chromium OS running on Apple’s iPad. Details weren’t mentioned, but hopefully this is the real deal and not a remote desktop trick of sorts in action. If you could, would you install another operating system […]
09/29/2010, Many road warriors have complained that Apple’s MacBooks lack built-in 3G modems, and while there still isn’t any confirmation that such a feature will be arriving anytime soon, Apple has been granted a patent related to such technology, specifically a patent that will allow the 3G antennas to be housed all around the notebook. Maybe if we’re patient enough, we might even see a MacBook with a built-in LTE modem.
09/29/2010, In an interesting development, folks have noticed that the SHAtter exploit has been found to be able to jailbreak the latest Apple TV, since the device has been found to be running iOS 4.1. Of course, what you plan to do with a jailbroken Apple TV is another issue, but you can bet that there are plenty of folks out there who are more than happy to jailbreak their Apple […]
09/29/2010, Sonos users who own an iPad should be happy to hear that the Sonos Controller for iPad is now available in the App Store and is a free download. Sonos already had an iPhone version of the app, but has been hard at work for the iPad version for several months now. The larger display of the iPad allows for a better experience though the benefit of the iPhone version […]
09/29/2010, iOS developers out there might want to take note that Apple has seeded the second beta version of iOS 4.2, along with the software development kit (SDK) and Xcode 3.2.5. Specific changes weren’t mentioned in the release, but iOS 4.2 will unify the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch on iOS 4 when it’s released in November. Check out a video of the new iPad multitasking animation after the jump.
09/28/2010, This is obviously a joke, but it’s a funny one nonetheless. Remember how folks are scrambling to offer ways to keep your latest iPod nano strapped to your wrist like a watch? Well, the iArm Forearm Mount claims to be able to do something similar, with gadgets ranging from your iPad to a dinner plate. It claims to “only” weigh 4.5 lbs and is fully adjustable, so you can cram […]
09/28/2010, Want to spruce up your desk at work? Well, apart from having the usual family photos adoring various corners of your cubicle, why not complement the MacBook that you’re using with this 8-bit inspired Steve Jobs pixel bust? Just like many other Apple-related items, this one won’t come cheap at all – we’re talking about $128 for your very own Steve Jobs pixel art bust. Definitely meant for hardcore Apple […]
09/28/2010, Who says studying isn’t fun anymore these days? Over 500 medical students at the University of Leeds will be issued with iPhones, and said iOS-powered handsets will be able to access online text books via applications that deliver students with reference material and prescription guidelines. This is the first of its kind for UK medical schools, and these handsets can also be used to keep in touch with students who […]
09/28/2010, Microsoft is preparing itself to roll out their best selling software suite in its latest iteration to Mac users this coming October 26th, in the form of Office for Mac 2011. Pre-orders are currently being taken at the moment over at Amazon, where the suite will comprise of the Home and Student Edition, Home and Business, and separate purchases of PowerPoint for Mac, Word for Mac and Excel for Mac […]