Productivity software-maker, Marketcircle, has been very busy this past year, releasing Mac and iPhone apps, and announcing an iPad app too. The company on Monday turned its attention back to the Mac with the release Billings Pro.
∞ JailbreakMe returns, offers jailbreak for iPhone 4 and iPad
JailbreakMe.com, a website that offers users a way to jailbreak their iPhones, has returned.
∞ iPhone OS has triple the market share of Android
It turns out the back-and-forth race between Apple and Google in the mobile operating system wars may not be so back-and-forth after all. A new study from Nielsen puts Apple’s iPhone market share at 28 percent and Google’s Android at … Continued
∞ Apple shows-off the power of HTML5
If you were wondering why Apple chose HTML5 over Flash for the iPhone and iPad, you can see for yourself now. The company posted several examples of the types of content that can be made using the technology. Included in … Continued
∞ The Windows era is coming to an end
The domination of Microsoft Windows may very well be coming to an end. I’m not saying that tomorrow we will wake up and nobody will know what Windows is, but the signs of its decline are all around us. The … Continued
∞ iPhone, iPad popularity forces designers reconsider use of Flash
Web site designers may want to continue using Flash, but their clients ultimately have the final say in how a Web site looks and more of them are asking for iPhone and iPad ready sites.
∞ Google says multitasking, apps hurt Android's battery life
Google co-founder Larry Page admitted during a talk at Google’s annual partner forum, Google Zeitgeist, that multitasking and some apps could drain the battery of its Android phone.
∞ Android market share over iPhone not as impressive as it looks
When news broke on Monday that Android had taken over the second spot from Apple’s iPhone OS, I thought the Internet was going to blow itself to pieces. But there is more to the numbers than a simple boost in … Continued
∞ Adobe abandons iPhone app building technology in CS5
Adobe caused quite a stir when it first introduced its iPhone app building technology in Flash CS5, but it seems the company will abandon it before anyone really gets a chance to utilize it.
∞ Gruber explains mobile multitasking
We all know that multitasking is an important part of iPhone OS 4, mostly because we’ve been told its important. Multitasking, or the ability to run multiple applications at the same time, is not an easy feat of engineering, but … Continued
∞ Gruber on why Apple changed the iPhone Developer Program License Agreement
Daring Fireball’s John Gruber has a great article on why Apple decided to make some changes to the iPhone license agreement. He nailed it when he said that Apple cannot afford to let another company have control over how apps … Continued
∞ iAds to become part of iPhone OS 4
Apple on Thursday announced a new feature for developers that will be available in iPhone OS 4 — iAds.
∞ Apple announces multitasking in iPhone OS 4.0
One of the operating system features that Apple has been hit hardest for since the iPhone OS first hit the market is its lack of multitasking. iPhone 4.0 will bring an end to those criticisms.
∞ Apple to hold special event April 8 to unveil next iPhone OS
Apple on Monday announced a special media event at it’s Cupertino, Calif. headquarters to give users a sneak peek at “the future of the iPhone OS.”
∞ Report: iPhone 4.0 multitasking to be like Mac OS X Expose
One of the major knocks about the iPhone has been its lack of multitasking. In other words, when you exit an app, it shuts down completely.
∞ iPhone, iPad operating systems to unify with OS 4.1
Like many people this afternoon, I read John Gruber’s post — iPhone apps on the iPad — at Daring Fireball with great interest. While I agree with almost everything he said, I disagree with one small point — when the … Continued
∞ HTC says it's a 'mobile technology innovator'
Mobile handset-maker HTC on Wednesday shot back at Apple and the lawsuit it filed on Tuesday.
∞ Virgin America dumps Flash in favor of iPhone
Apple’s spat with Adobe over Flash is not a big secret, but now other companies are choosing sides too. The latest is Virgin America.
∞ Apple sues HTC for patent infringement
Apple on Tuesday said it was suing handset maker HTC for infringing on 20 Apple patents.
∞ Apple's iPhone OS grows to 14.4 percent market share
Based on Apple’s recent quarterly earnings, it’s no surprise that the iPhone is gaining ground on its competitors.
∞ Apple releases iPhone OS 3.1.3
Apple on Tuesday released a new version of its iPhone operating system. The update is compatible with all iPhone and iPod touch models.
∞ Apple responds to reports of new iPhone worm
Apple on Monday responded to reports that another iPhone worm has been reported attacking iPhones.
∞ Analyst: iPhone making headway in businesses
One of Apple’s goals for the iPhone was to make it a device suitable for the consumer and business markets. According to one analyst, that may be happening.
∞ Wilcox says the iPhone will lose smartphone war; I don't think so
I read with some interest and amazement, an article by Joe Wilcox at Betanews last night predicting that the iPhone will lose the smartphone war.
∞ Apple's iPhone Tech Talk World Tour underway
If you haven’t been able to get to Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) but you’d still like some practical help coming up to speed with iPhone development, Apple’s iPhone Tech Talk World Tour 2009 may be able to help.
∞ Apple ships modified iPhone 3GS to stop hacking
Apple has taken an usual step in its efforts to stop groups from hacking its iPhone hardware — it changed the iPhone 3GS in mid-production.
∞ iPhone 3.1.2 update fixes wake from sleep issue
Apple on Thursday released iPhone OS 3.1.2, an update to the software that operates on the iPhone, iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS. The update is available for free download for any iPhone OS 3 user, through iTunes.
∞ Adobe: Flash Professional CS5 to support making iPhone apps
Adobe announced on Monday at the Adobe MAX conference that Flash Professional CS5 will support creating rich, interactive applications for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
∞ Skee-Ball and Ramp Champ bring midway games to iPhone and iPod touch
Asbury Park, NJ. Coney Island, NY. Santa Cruz, Calif. All of these places conjure a very specific and very American sense of having fun — fun at old-style arcades just like you’d find on the carnival midway or boardwalk near … Continued
∞ Eye Glasses gives iPhone users some optical help
I’m depressed to realize I actually find this app useful, but my vision is going. Too many years of toiling away in dimly lit monasteries working on illuminated manuscript, I expect.