iOS

  • Yesterday and Today

    Comcast doesn’t care about the iPad but that’s because they are acquiring NBC which is paid by Microsoft to not care. They released an iPad app that lets me control my DVRs but doesn’t let me watch them. I can get NBC shows on my iPad by renting them from iTunes, so I don’t blame NBC, just Comcast. The FCC is toothless, Barnes & Noble gives me no reason whatsoever… Read More

  • StatCounter: BlackBerry Trumps iOS In U.S. Mobile Web Wars For The First Time

    Web analytics company StatCounter has a knack for pushing attention-grabbing press releases based on data collected by its research arm, StatCounter Global Stats. This time, the company claims BlackBerry has overtaken Apple’s iOS in terms of mobile Internet usage for the first time in the United States in November (see chart below). Based on aggregate data that the company says it… Read More

  • Survey: Kids Want iOS Devices Instead Of Consoles This Year

    Well this is potentially huge. A Nielsen survey says that more kids this holiday season are interested in iOS devices than traditional consoles. You know what this means: time to throw your PS3s and Xbox 360s into the village pyre. Read More

  • iOS 4.2.1 Jailbroken, Ready For Consumption

    If you’re a regular jailbreaker, you’ll be happy to know that iOS 4.2.1 is jailbroken already and that you can download the iOS version and roll your own install immediately. RedmondPie has a great how-to but it’s pretty simple. Read More

  • Price Check by Amazon: Free iPhone App Compares Price Of In-Store Items With Amazon's Prices

    Amazon has released Price Check, an iPhone App that could make shopping this holiday season a little easier. The concept is pretty simple: you go to the mall and see an item that catches your fancy. What you do now is hold the item’s barcode up to the iPhone, scan it, then Price Check will automatically check amazon.com to see if the item is cheaper online than it is right there in… Read More

  • Apple Unifies The iOS Line With iOS 4.2 For iPad

    Apple Unifies The iOS Line With iOS 4.2 For iPad

    Back in June, Apple unveiled something that was both a blessing and a curse for the company: iOS 4. It was a blessing because it was the most stable, fastest, and most feature-rich version of iOS yet. But it was also a curse because it wasn’t yet ready for the iPad. That meant that Apple’s latest flagship device was left running old software. For months. Well, not anymore. Yes… Read More

  • Twitter for iOS now (officially) supports push notifications, coming soon to Android and WP7

    Back in those lazy hazy crazy days of September, we wrote that the iOS Twitter app would support push notifications soon. Well, guess what, guys?! It’s here! Now you can use Twitter as a form of instant messaging, as the very moment someone you follow @mentions or messages you, you’ll receive the notification on your iPhone/iPad. What? You don’t have an iPhone or iPad (I hear… Read More

  • Review: Guitar World Lick Of The Day for iOS

    Guitar World Magazine and Agile Partners launch a new and pretty straight forward iOS app today called Guitar World Lick Of The Day. As the name suggests, the app delivers a new guitar “lick”, in the form of a video lesson, every day through a monthly subscription service. The app itself is free and comes pre-populated with several free licks so you can try it out first. You can… Read More

  • iOS 4.2 Delayed A Week, Expect To Upgrade Your Gold Master


    Problems with the current 4.2 build on the iPad have forced <a HREFApple to cancel a Wednesday release of the new OS and hold iOS 4.2 for the iPad and iPhone until next week. The expectation is that a new Gold Master is coming and that the final version will arrive in a few days. Read More