2011/30/04, 04:04 pm
Apple has expanded its efforts to curtail the unchecked expansion of shovelware and scamware in the iOS App Store, focusing on keeping the store's library attractive rather than simply aiming to maintain the biggest store in terms of raw numbers.
2011/28/04, 06:04 pm
Mike Matas and Kimon Tsinteris, former employees of Apple, left the company to develop an new ebook publishing format using Apple's iOS Cocoa Touch, and are now launching their first title with Apple board member Al Gore.
2011/27/04, 06:04 pm
A third party iOS developer notes having received a crash report from a system running iOS 5.0, indicating that Apple is internally testing the new system using third party apps.
2011/27/04, 05:04 pm
In an interview focusing on the issue of access to users' location data, Apple executives defended the concept of collecting anonymous data to provide valuable new services in the future.
2011/19/04, 05:04 pm
In its legal complaint against Samsung concerning intellectual property infringement claims, Apple revealed a series of new sales figures for iPads, iPhones and the iPod touch, offering a glimpse at Q2 sales and indicating just how much the iPod touch supports the iOS App Store.
2011/07/04, 06:04 pm
Time Warner Cable and Viacom are suing each other over the rights to display cable TV programming on subscribers' iPads.
2011/06/04, 05:04 pm
Video game retailer GameStop is eyeing iOS-like digital distribution and may build an iPad-like gaming tablet in an effort to ward off suffering the same fate as Blockbuster, Borders and other physical media retailers which appear headed out of business.
2011/05/04, 04:04 pm
The blistering pace of graphics performance improvements on Apple's iPad 2 will enable a new class of handheld gaming titles, but Android devices aren't likely to get the same kind of attention due to platform fragmentation, says Epic Games's Tim Sweeney.
2011/31/03, 03:03 pm
This morning, Adobe showed off new imaging technology for iPad during the keynote address of the company's Photoshop World conference.
2011/29/03, 05:03 pm
While introducing iPad 2 last month, Apple's chief executive Steve Jobs described the competitive market for tablet apps on Google's Android 3.0 Honeycomb as having "at most 100 apps." The actual Android catalog appears to be closer to 17.
2011/24/03, 02:03 am
The founder of a prominent market research firm said Wednesday that he expects Apple to continue to post more than 50 percent sales growth over the next two years as burgeoning demand for mobile applications drives sales of Apple's mobile devices.
2011/17/03, 03:03 pm
Test results promoted by Blaze Software that purport to prove that Android is much faster at loading web pages than Apple's iOS 4.3 did so using a poorly performing custom iPhone app, rather than using Safari itself.
2011/15/03, 05:03 pm
Full screen web applications launched via a Home screen icon on iOS devices run significantly slower than when launched directly within Apple's Mobile Safari browser on the same device, developers report.
2011/10/03, 04:03 pm
Responding to complaints from parents whose children made expensive in app purchases immediately after downloading a new game, Apple has changed its in app purchase policy to require a password.
2011/04/03, 07:03 pm
Speaking at the Game Developers Conference held in San Francisco this week, Trip Hawkins railed at Apple's App Store for having too many titles, while blaming Nintendo for inventing the concept of licensed games as Ngmoco proclaimed Sony's Next Generation Playstation "dead on arrival" due to the App Store's success.
2011/16/02, 09:02 pm
Apple has posted a support document detailing the differences between GSM and CDMA iPhones, and the AT&T CEO criticized Apple's App Store business model, touting instead an interoperable carrier-driven HTML 5 application store.
2011/08/02, 03:02 pm
Google has converted its web-based Google Translate into a native iOS app for iPhone, with voice input for 15 languages and support for speaking results in 23 languages.
2011/04/02, 07:02 pm
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first diagnostic radiology app for use in viewing medical images to make diagnoses using Apple's iPad and iPhone, a title that won the Apple Design Award for "Best iPhone Healthcare & Fitness Application" in 2008.
2011/04/02, 02:02 am
Apple has quietly updated its iPad App Store to add search filters and remember purchased apps, and 27 individuals have been charged for a complex theft ring that allegedly used fraudulent credit cards to purchase over $1 million in Apple products. Also, the former Apple supplier executive accused of insider trading was indicted Thursday.
2011/03/02, 06:02 pm
John Ridding, chief executive of the Financial Times, named the iPad among mobile devices driving 20 percent of the paper's new online subscriptions, noting nearly a half million downloads of his newspaper's iPad app.