After eighteen months of running Apple following Steve Jobs’ untimely death, dark clouds have gathered above Tim Cook’s head: Apple is expected to report its first profit drop in a long time. This begs the question: Is Tim Cook a perfect fit for the CEO position, or should the Apple board
Part Most of Instagram's well-known popularity and success came directly from its easy-to-use interface that can make just about any picture enticing without the user having to work up even a drop of sweat. With the app exposing the huge market for such social networks, tons of developers are having a go at gaining the title of the "Instagram of video." YouTube, in conjunction with its parent company, Google, today released a new application that makes it easy for users to record and upload their videos to YouTube - undoubtedly another competitor taking a shot at the aforementioned title.
If you've ever misplaced your iOS device before, whether it be a simple instance where you've forgotten where you last put it in your house or a large scale situation where it's been stolen, you've experienced the burning sensation of worry. Thankfully, software like Apple's own Find My iPhone service aids users in discovering the location of their lost iOS devices. This service has now further expanded by the recent addition of support for driving directions to the last-known location of the device.
Photography enthusiasts undoubtedly spend tons of time editing photos to reflect their absolute perfection. Part of the reason popular photo-sharing social network, Instagram rose to the top so quickly is the fact that the app can makes just about any picture look decent with the simple touch of a button. The already fantastic mobile application, to the pleasure of Instagram fans, was further improved today with the release of the app's 3.2 version update.
Every single day thousands of applications flood the the open doors of Apple's App Store. Some are genuinely good while others are trash that someone has created simply to squeeze a few bucks out of, which causes many of the deserving applications to slip under the view of a casual App Store user. Therefore, in order to shed light on these underrated applications, iPhone Alley has begun to highlight any hidden gems hiding within the arsenal of applications the App Store currently hosts. Whether you're the kind seeking a worthwhile game to waste some time, or you're in search of an intuitive utility that bests every other, these weekly guides are your ultimate resource for finding apps that have slipped under the general radar of App Store users.
In a move that could have very well been avoided had Apple originally integrated a Micro USB port into its iOS devices starting first with the introduction of the iPhone 5 back in September, the Cupertino-based technology giant has added a new adapter to its wide inventory. As hinted above, the adapter sports a Lightning port on one side and a Micro USB port on the other to allow support for any accessories with a Micro USB connection.
A serendipitously-unkown song and colorful devices swirling around a white backdrop, this must be an Apple ad! Since the new, upgraded iPod lineup was officially released on October 8, Apple has begun airing a new ad entitled 'Bounce'. The 30-second TV spot highlights the 4" iPod touch, elongated iPod Nano, and revised iPod Shuffle. Watch it after the break:
The Angry Birds franchise, with its simple gameplay mechanics, has been an absolute success throughout its past few years of existence. Let's face it, though: Rovio, the developer behind the series, probably took the whole concept a little too far, and the franchise has faced its demise for some angry gamers. Each of the new titles that are simply re-skinned and then re-released just aren't cutting it. To prolong its overall dominance in the App Store, Rovio will soon be launching a new game that they hope will similarly turn into a worldwide phenomenon. This time, however, gamers will play in the point of view of the pigs, who were previously the antagonists of the Angry Birds series.
Count on Apple's wondrous marketing team to throw together a catchy television advertisement following the introduction of a new Apple device. Today's TV debut, focusing on the whole lineup of updated iPods that were announced earlier today, puts some groove into the usual Apple formula. All we can say about it? It's been "engineered for maximum funness."
10.1" iPad's little brother (or perhaps we should consider it a cousin) has been slimming down, working off those calories in vicious Temple Run sessions. The rumored iPad Mini could look quite distinct in comparison to the current model. It could be taking a significant reduction in all dimensions to become extremely minimal for a tablet of its class.