The iPhone has a reputation for catering to the financially advantaged, and, generally speaking, a higher-class, more affluent demographic. A report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners seems to support that theory as it has emerged that out of all smartphone users, iPhone users on average pay the most expensive cell
Apple Maps, the Cupertino-based company's mapping solution, has received a countless amount of criticism since its simultaneous launch along with iOS 6 back in September. Users have bashed Apple for the lack of transit directions, bugs that severely distort maps and more, which have all collectively rendered the app almost useless. Google Maps, recently launched in the App Store and, apparently, the need for a noteworthy alternative to Apple Maps was glaring - evident by the whopping 10 million (and counting) downloads the app has received since its debut on the App Store just 48 hours ago.
Although Gmail continues to be the reigning champion in the field of email services, Yahoo still boasts a total of over 110 million people that are using the services that it offers. For those who are dedicated users of the service, an augmentation was announced earlier today making the whole experience both more intuitive and robust with the launch of an all-new desktop client as well as a brand new mail app for iOS.
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.
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.
Here's a curious bit of information that will likely leave you in a daze: a judge based in the United Kingdom has declared that Apple must advertise on its website that Samsung did not in fact copy the iPad when said company released its Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet.
It seems like just a few days ago that some lucky person somewhere around the world was awarded with a $10,000 iTunes gift card for being the person to download the 25 billionth app from the App Store. But in reality, it was back in March - three months ago. In that time span, the App Store has crossed yet another major milestone. Although it's not worthy of awarding someone with a gift card yet again, it certainly is very notable.
Last Tuesday, current Apple CEO Tim Cooks made his first appearance at the annual D: All Things Digital Conference. However, Steve Jobs was previously the star at these popular interviews, and he shared some pretty interesting information at all six years that he attended.
The market research firm, comScore released data today revealing the top five retail websites that were visited the past Friday proceeding Thanksgiving, officially dubbed Black Friday for multiple years now. Apple ranks as number 5.
If you didn’t already pre-order the iPhone 4S and don’t want to camp outside an Apple Store on Friday, there are some other options. All Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile stores will be carrying the AT&T, Verizon and Sprint iPhone models on October 14. You can also buy the