Apple’s third fiscal 2011 quarter was full of company records – and since we are talking about one of the world’s biggest companies, that means significant margins. Not only are iPhone sales up 142% from last year, but iPad sales are also up 183% even as Apple is still scrambling
Apple has been pretty open with everyone on how many applications have been downloaded from the app store. Progressively, as each major figure is reached, announcements are made. Last week, Apple announced that a total of more than 15 billion applications had been downloaded from the app store – a
Verizon customers yearning for a modern, full-featured touchscreen device (aka iPhone) had the option of an Android device or an Android device for years until the day finally came when the iPhone was made available on that carrier. In the past, it seemed that this significant Verizon-tethered group of people
After much praise and hype about the release of the new CDMA iPhone from carrier, Verizon, the news now isn’t so flashy anymore. Yeah, it’s not completely old news, but it’s getting there. But what is something worth noting, is that Verizon’s expectations in terms of sales for this new
While browsing through the app store on my device, I came across iTunes’ new list which presented me with a very pleasant surprise. The only bad thing is I’m going to need an iTunes giftcard very very soon! So, this new list is basically a compilation of tons of popular
iPod Observer reports that a group of hackers from the MacOS Project have successfully gotten an iPhone to run a modified version of Macintosh System 7. So far they already have a functional desktop, and can eve run a few simple applications from back in the day like MacDraw, MacPaint and the Calculator. It's still a little rough around the edges though, since "shutting down" System 7 crashes the device.
The iPhone's tiny onscreen keyboard is great for texting or browsing the web, but typing much more than that necessitates a standard keyboard. Lucky for us, a solution may soon be on the way. Developer Raif Ackermann has successfully hacked an iPhone to pair it with an Apple bluetooth keyboard, letting him use it to type on the device. (video after the break)
Last week's 2.2 software update included quite a few goodies for most iPhone owners, but one in particular is only available to those in Japan. Unbeknownst to most of us in the States, Apple's added emojicons (or Japanese emoticons), although they're only available to customers in Japan. Thankfully Steven Troughton-Smith has figured out that a simple property list edit is all that's required. For the full instructions, read on. You'll need a jailbroken iPhone and enough knowledge to grab the correct file, edit it properly, and put it back without pulling your hair out.
When the iPhone was first announced, one of the main concerns was over the virtual keyboard. However, after having a chance to use it, it was discovered to be useful and intuitive. Of course, with anything in the tech world, there are always some complainers. One user decided to take matters into his own hands and hack his iPhone to work with an external keyboard. The keyboard attaches via the iPhone's dock connector and works just as well as any other keyboard. Check out the video after the break!