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iPhone 5′s September 21st Gets More Credibility Thanks to Verizon’s Vacation Blackout

iPhone 5′s September 21st Gets More Credibility Thanks to Verizon’s Vacation Blackout

It looks more and more likely the new iPhone will go on sale September 21, based on a TechCrunch report  which reports that no Verizon employee is allowed to take a vacation during that time., the piece quotes a trusted Verizon employee” who said that the US-based carrier is having “all-staff vacation blackout from the dates of Friday, September 21 to September 30.” Apple is known [...]
Apple Going After Retailers Selling Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Tab 10.1

Apple Going After Retailers Selling Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Tab 10.1

Samsung and Apple’s court room wars are proving disruptive for retailers selling Samsung products,  FOSS Patents has published documents showing the ruthless approach Apple is taking with retailers. According to Samsung, several Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Tab 10.1 retail sellers received letters ordering them to stop selling the two devices in late June and early July, before the ban on [...]
Google TV  to launch next quarter

Google TV to launch next quarter

Google The IFA technology show in Berlin saw Google reaffirm it’s plans to release the Google TV set-top box in the U.S. later this year, with launch in the rest of the world coming in 2011. Google TV, which was unveiled at the company’s annual I/O developer conference in May, aims to bring Internet video to the living room. Users will be able to search the web and switch back and forth [...]
Facebook releases version  3.2.2 for iPhone mends Jailbroken devices issue

Facebook releases version 3.2.2 for iPhone mends Jailbroken devices issue

Source : Facebook If you have one of those jailbroken iPhones which are unable to access Facebook – we bring great news for you. Facebook has released a  new version for iPhone – 3.2.2 – and this edition fixes login issues for users of jailbroken iPhones. The new version of the app is available via the Updates tab in  iPhone’s App Store application. Facebook’s Engineers have initially [...]
Apple’s move to disabling Jailbroken iPhones

Apple’s move to disabling Jailbroken iPhones

Steve Jobs Since the U.S. government has legally authorized jailbreaking we were wondering about Apple’s steps to counter this move. Apparently, Apple is trying hard to get its monopolistic hold on the iDevices, it has applied for a patent covering various methods for identifying and disabling unauthorized use (which includes jailbreaking) of its popular iPhone and iPad products. Apple’s  [...]
ebay enhances mobile apps for Android, iPhone and iPad

ebay enhances mobile apps for Android, iPhone and iPad

eBay eBay seems to be working furiously on expanding its mobile applications, The ecommerce giants has announced  the release  of eBay Selling application and its eBay for iPad application. The application is now available in Germany and the UK, and the eBay for iPad application is now translated into French, Italian, German and Spanish and currently available through Apple’s 77 iTunes App [...]
Adieu Microsoft Kin

Adieu Microsoft Kin

Microsoft Microsoft’s Kin hand held range of social networking devices targeted at teens and young adults was released six weeks ago  in U.S , it will be discontinued by Microsoft due to abysmal sales. Trade reports reported that Microsoft sold  only 500 around Kins, this wasnt denied or confirmed by the Redmond company, but it’s clear that the response has been lukewarm. In an [...]
Developers migrating to Apple iPad and iPhone Apps

Developers migrating to Apple iPad and iPhone Apps

Smartphones on display Mobile Software Developers are obviously not impressed or affected with Android based smart phones taking over iPhone in sales figures for the last quarter in the United States this is vouched by the fact iPhone and iPad has the largest number of developers working for iPhone and iPad platform. The iPhone dominates mobile app development with more than half of mobile developers [...]
GPS is getting an upgrade

GPS is getting an upgrade

Image via Wikipedia United States of America is upgrading its GPS (Global Positioning System)  satellites in a bid to improve the accuracy of the technology and prevent outages.Their are currently 24 satellites and 30 new satellites are getting added 18 new satellites are being built by Boeing’s Space and Intelligence Systems and 12 by Lockheed Martin. The total budget is 8 Million US [...]
Apple iPad Apps now available in other countries

Apple iPad Apps now available in other countries

Image via CrunchBase The Apple  iPad users in UK and other countries who have got the device from US -as its not internationally available until May 28 -  had no options for buying apps directly through the device from Apple iTunes store, and this was one of the more frustrating aspects of owning an iPad outside the US.  This  inability to access the App Store on device is now a thing of the [...]
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