Predictions for Apple in 2013: iTV, iPhone 5S, new iPads and Siri out of beta

Wow, what a year it has been for the tech world. We heard big news from Apple, Samsung, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and many other companies. Apple had many major headlines, from the maps hoopla to the introductions of the iPhone 5, iPad mini, and iMacs. Regardless of several new products being revealed this year, the question still remains — what will Apple do next? It is one of the reasons the company continues to be...

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iTunes in India – the backdoor entrance for Apple’s iPhone, iPad and iTV
Dec13

iTunes in India – the backdoor entrance for Apple’s iPhone, iPad and iTV

One market Apple has ignored for a while is India, but that quickly changed last week when company launched the iTunes Store there and in more than 50 other new countries. With over a billion people, it is the second largest country by population in the world. Why is this a big deal? Let’s take a look. Pricing iTunes offers Indian tracks for $0.16 – 0.27 USD (rupees 7 – 15), albums from $1.2 USD (rupees 70) and movies from...

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The Smartphone Wars in 2013: Bold Predictions on iPhone, Android, Nokia and Microsoft
Dec10

The Smartphone Wars in 2013: Bold Predictions on iPhone, Android, Nokia and Microsoft

I cover mobile technology and the “smartphone wars” in large part because of the scope of this multi-trillion-dollar market. But also because of the destructive power of these devices.   Smartphones, for example, are altering social relationships, changing work, impacting how we learn. They are the ‘second screen’ for watching television and have created a generation that doesn’t care at all about radio, nor will ever see the inside...

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Tap Tap Tap splitting up up up, offers Where To iPhone app for bidding
Oct13

Tap Tap Tap splitting up up up, offers Where To iPhone app for bidding

Wondering what ever had happened to those awesome devs that brought Tap Tap Tap to your iPhone? Well, I could tell you a lot about their situation, writing down a few lenghty paragraphs to let you know how they’re doing, but I think it would be best if I summed it all up in two words: they’ve split. Yep, unfortunately, Tap Tap Tap developers and long time friends John Casasanta and Sophia of Sophiestication have decided to...

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Free SMS for everyone via AIM for iPhone
Jul14

Free SMS for everyone via AIM for iPhone

AIM on the iPhone and iPod Touch has a feature that could make the SMS app on the iPhone obsolete. Or not. But it’s still a pretty neat little tweak, nonetheless. By downloading the free AIM client from the iPhone App Store, you’ll be able to send free SMS messages to your “buddies” any time, anywhere you are. To send free SMS on the iPhone or iPod Touch, you have to add the mobile number of the person you want...

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AT&T store stock rooms hold last Apple iPhone stocks
Jun06

AT&T store stock rooms hold last Apple iPhone stocks

Now that the rumored launch date of the 3G iPhone is only 3 days away, all the places you’d expect to find the last traces of the old model won’t be able to help you. Neither Apple nor AT&T hold any stocks of the old iPhone, or at least, none that they are willing to sell openly. As you may probably already know, the old iPhone is held as out of stock in various online stores, and even in Apple’s very own. And an...

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iTV – Apple’s play on Home Multimedia Convergence
Nov07

iTV – Apple’s play on Home Multimedia Convergence

When Apple first presented it’s iTV device in September everybody concluded that it ‘s Apple ‘s take on digital set-top boxes or PVR’s or it’s some sort of wireless TV extender. It’s obvious – with a name of iTV it has to have something to do with television. But there’s one Apple patent filing called “Networked media station” which shows that iTV is much more then that....

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