Jailbreak developers are always seeking out news ways to tweak iOS in small chunks to make certain aspects more appealing and convenient. Even when you think all the possibly-modifiable areas of iOS have been covered, a new jailbreak tweak comes around that does something totally unimaginable and interesting. If you're looking to add further functionality to the iPhone and iPod Touch volume indication HUD (heads-up display), a new jailbreak tweak, dubbed HUD Pro, has all of the flexibility and options you could possibly hope for - in fact, some are a bit too far-fetched.
Even though iPad mini may come in a smaller package, it still packs a lot of screen real estate into its form factor with its 7.9" display compared to iPad's 9.7". In fact, the display-to-size ratio is significantly better on iPad mini. For the trade-off in dimensions, iPad mini provides a superior screen real estate that will not feel all that cramped for regular iPad users. Exactly how much of the display does iPad mini, with its absolutely immense reduction in size and weight, pack compared to iPad? Read on for the specifics.
It can be downright amusing to be apprised of Apple's attention to detail, which ranges from simplicity, usefulness, or absolute whimsical. A new feature found in the redesigned Music app in iOS 6 is just that: an amusing case of a real-world design touch transitioning into the modern digital world.
The Blackberry is undoubtedly still winning among most businesses. Apart from its reliable hardware and steadily built name, the Blackberry boasts a various amount of features that appeal to the likes of companies. However, Apple’s taking their first step to compete; coming soon is the volume purchasing program for businesses
A recent job opening posted by Apple on their website may hint at 802.11n Wi-Fi in the next iPhone. After the third generation iPod touch was found to contain the Broadcom BCM4329 chip capable of 802.11n (but only enabled for 802.11g) it was suspected that the faster protocol was just on the horizon. This advertisement, which is looking for a software engineer specializing in Wi-Fi protocols to join the iPhone team, would appear to be intended for just that purpose.
Developers are continuing to dig through the new 3.0 firmware beta and have uncovered two possible new features that may be evidence of an upcoming hardware revision. Driver support for a new Broadcom Wi-Fi chip suggests the addition of high-speed 802.11n Wi-Fi in a future iPhone. Meanwhile, a few new interface elements have shown up on the video uploading screenshot found a while back, suggesting that the next iPhone will have a few basic video editing capabilities in addition to the ability to record and upload video. [via MacRumors, TUAW]
Silicon Alley Insider reports that a "pluged-in" source inside the cellular business has information that the next iPhone 3G will have a "significantly faster" internet connection than it's predecessor. It is not known if the source was referring to Wi-Fi or the cellular data connection, but both could potentially be upgraded.