The latest rumor from none other than DigiTimes claims that trial production of Apple's thinner and lighter fifth-generation iPad will begin soon with production really ramping up in July. As usual, DigiTimes is citing sources at Taiwan's supply chain for the information.
According to DigiTimes, the new iPad is expected to launch in stores as early as September and will have a 2,048 x 1,536 Retina display, which is the same as the fourth-generation iPad. The new display, however, will reportedly be built on a glass substrate of 0.2mm, ... more
It's frustrating when you're on a pinning frenzy and realize that half the pins you've pinned don't actually contain any useful information, which means that picture of the chocolate cake you found will be stuck on your Pinterest page forever. That's why Pinterest recently announced that it's introducing "more useful pins" which contain product information so you can bake that cake or even find out where you can buy a certain shirt. Pinterest is also bringing the Pin It button to mobile apps.
Pinterest has worked with a number of ... more
The Simpsons: Tapped Out for iOS recently received a new update, bringing a new character, new buildings, more quests, and other less important things with it. In today's new update, EA is bringing the level cap up to 29, which means you can expand your town just a little bit more. The new update also introduces Agnes Skinner.
With Agnes, you can taunt the elderly and win at Bingo. The update also brings a new quest involving the relationship between Agnes and her son Seymour.
With the new buildings, you can ... more
Earlier this month, Samsung and BlackBerry devices received Pentagon approval for military use and today the U.S. Department of Defense announced that Apple's devices running iOS 6 or later have also been approved for use on government networks. It looks like Apple's rivalry with Samsung and BlackBerry will continue in a whole new space.
This market has long been dominated by BlackBerry, but with Samsung and now Apple's approval, there might be a shift. The Department of Defense has over 600,000 mobile devices, which includes 470,000 BlackBerrys, 41,000 Apple products ... more
Apple's iPad can be used in place of a lot of things, like physical books, magazines, and maps. It sounds like it can also save you a ton of cash. The U.S. Air Force is using the popular tablet to save $50 million by replacing flight manuals. Last year the Air Force's Air Mobility Command awarded a $9.36 million contract for up to 18,000 iPads for the project. As a result, Apple's iPad is expected to save the U.S. Air Force over $50 million in cost saving over the ... more
Citing the elusive "Taiwan-based supply chain sources," DigiTimes is reporting that AU Optronics is seeing decreased shipment orders of iPad mini panels, going from four million units in the first quarter of 2013 to 2.5-2.8 million units in the second quarter. The supplier is also rumored to be getting dropped by Apple as a major panel supplier for the next-generation iPad mini.
The iPad mini is also expected to see a drop in overall shipments of around 20-30% as we enter a period that is traditionally "a slow purchasing period ... more
For a limited time only, Gameloft is making two of its iOS games free. Starting today, and only for this weekend, you can download Gangster Rio: City of Saints and N.O.V.A. 3 for free if you don't already have them downloaded. Downloading these games this weekend will save you about $12.00. Gangster Rio normally sells for $4.00 and N.O.V.A. 3 is a "steep" $6.99. Both are universal games so they can be played on any iOS device.
Gangster Rio: City of Saints is similar to Grand Theft Auto. Set in ... more
Pudding Monsters, the deliciously addictive puzzle game for iOS, has been updated. In this release, you'll see brand new levels with the Sky High update as the Pudding Monsters are venturing outside for a whole new adventure.
The app, made by Zeptolab, the same creators of Cut the Rope, was first released last December and got its first update in February, which brought the Monsters to the city.
In this update, you'll see the Pudding Monsters hitting the great outdoors as you help them climb mountains and reach for the sky in 25 ... more
Rovio has finally released the much teased update for the Angry Birds Seasons app. The update brings 36 new "magical" levels where the bad piggies are making eggs disappear.
An exciting new feature in these levels is the new magic portals, which sucks the birds in one end and shoots them out the other. There are 36 new levels, plus six more unlockable stages.
The levels are carnival themed and the magic portals bring a whole new twist to the Angry Birds Seasons. There's also a new power-up called AllakaBAM, which ... more
Just two weeks ago Yahoo! Mail for iOS was drastically updated, and today the app has has been given some more attention, although this time much less than the last time. This update adds support for Apple's AirPrint service, so you can print wirelessly from your favorite iDevice. Who prints emails these days though?
The only catch is that you'll need a printer that is compatible with AirPrint or a desktop application that will turn your printer into an AirPrint-enabled printer, otherwise this update won't do much for you. Who has ... more
I love the thinness of the iPhone 5, but hate how fragile the device can be at times. Though I don’t drop my iPhone often, it has happened, and the only thing that has saved my mobile connection to the world is my case. As a frequent iPod, iPhone and
Two hundred and ten days, 22 hours, 33 minutes and 22 seconds No that’s not how long since the last Fast and the Furious sequel, it is the excruciating time lapsed since the last major Apple product launch. On October 23, 2012, the world was a kinder and more joyous