Hackers jailbreak iPhone OS 4 for underground devs

A talented team of veteran hackers has managed to successfully jailbreak Apple's iPhone OS 4.0 Beta 1.

Princeton isolates iPad WiFi problems

The IT department at Princeton University has reportedly managed to isolate the cause of the iPad's troubling WiFi woes.

Opera boasts one million iPhone downloads in a single day

Opera has confirmed that its Mini iPhone browser was downloaded more than one million times during the first day of its availability.

Report: Adobe to sue Apple over Flash ban

Adobe Systems is reportedly preparing to sue Apple over the latter's decision to ban Flash-converted (and Silverlight) apps on the iPhone 4 SDK.

The Microsoft Kin: The Blue Collar Phone


Often those of us who live with technology get excited about how much a new product can do and forget that most folks don’t want a Swiss Army Knife product nor do they want a Porsche, they want something simple and affordable that does the few things they want to do well.

Apple approves Opera Mini for the iPhone

Opera has become the first browser other than Apple's own Safari to be approved for the iPhone.

3,000 people have paid their Mercedes-Benz lease through iPod, iPhone

Mercedes-Benz Financial announced that it has received more than $2.5 million in lease and loan payments through its groundbreaking iPhone app, the first of its kind to let users manage their auto payments through a mobile app.

Twitter buys out maker of top mobile Tweeting app

Looking back, it was pretty inevitable. Twitter has acquired an independent developer to take full rights of its third-party Twitter client, the one that was widely regarded as the best such app on the iPhone.

"Universal search" feature comes to Google Mobile

Google's newest smart search functionality, which tries to guess what question you're asking and answers it before you even hit "search," is now available on the online giant's mobile platform as well.

Apple details iPhone OS 4 specs

Apple has previewed its long-awaited iPhone OS 4 software and released a beta version to iPhone Developer Program members.

Claim: iPad poised to "revolutionize" gaming

Move over Che Guevara, because there is a new badass revolutionary in town! Yes, it is the so-called "magical" iPad, which some studios believe is poised to forever alter the lucrative world of gaming.

Android challenges Apple's repressive ecosystem

Are developers finally tiring of Apple's repressive and controlling guidelines for third-party iPhone apps?

Report: iPad cost Apple $260 to build

An analysis conducted by ISuppli Corp has found that Apple's iPad tablet cost the Cupertino-based company approximately $259.60 to manufacture.

Electronics thieves caught thanks to iPhone GPS

A man who had prior convictions for burglary and grand theft is back behind bars after he made the mistake of stealing an iPhone that had the GPS tracking app Mobile Me installed.

Making stuff going out of fashion

Why is there so much coverage devoted to Apple and its products? Because, everyone else has stopped making stuff.

Will Android dominate the smartphone market?

Google’s Android operating system has managed to increase its smartphone market share by a respectable 5.2 percent in just three months.

Apple preps new iPhone OS for April 8th debut

Apple has confirmed that it will officially preview the next version of its long-awaited mobile operating system on April 8.

iPad jailbreak spotted in the wild

An iPhone Dev Team member known as "Musclenerd" has managed to port the popular "Spirit" jailbreak to Apple’s newly launched iPad.  

Why the iPad is Far From Perfect

I was going through the coverage of the iPad and searching on terms like JesusPad and GodPad expecting to find at least some folks raving about the device only to find that most are rants.

Elan Microelectronics demands iPad ban

A Taiwanese company has demanded that the US International Trade Commission (ITC) impose a ban on the import and sale of certain Apple products, including the long-awaited iPad tablet.