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Topic: iPod touch

Inside Apple's iOS 5: Assistive Touch allows accessible gesture commands

07/11/2011, 06:07 pm

Available in Apple's latest beta build of iOS 5 is Assistive Touch, a new feature that will allow for quick gestures to be replicated for those who may be at a physical disadvantage.


iOS 'stickiness' grows as average Apple user has $100 in content per device

07/11/2011, 04:07 pm

With an average of $100 in content purchased on every Apple mobile device, it is increasingly difficult for users to justify the switch from the iOS ecosystem to a competing platform like Android, a new analysis has found.


Apple issues iOS 5 Beta 3 with Notifications, AirPlay mirroring fixes

07/11/2011, 01:07 pm

Apple on Monday issued iOS 5 beta 3 to developers, the latest pre-release build of its forthcoming mobile operating system update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.


iOS App Store downloads grow 61%, average app price up 14%

07/11/2011, 08:07 am

Having recently hit the 15 billion download milestone, a new analysis has found that downloads from Apple's iOS App Store will increase 61 percent in calendar year 2011, while the average selling price of software will be up 14 percent.


Apple says iOS update coming to fix new PDF exploit

07/07/2011, 07:07 pm

A new browser-based hack that allows users to wirelessly “jailbreak” their iPhone, iPod touch or iPad has led to fresh concerns over the security of the iOS platform, while Apple has promised that a fix will arrive soon.


Hackers release new browser-based iOS 'jailbreak' based on PDF exploit

07/06/2011, 12:07 pm

Hackers have once again released a "jailbreak" for iOS devices that can be completed through the Mobile Safari Web browser, taking advantage of an exploit found in the operating system's PDF reader.


Google Swiffy converts Flash files to iPhone-compatible HTML5

06/28/2011, 03:06 pm

Google on Tuesday unveiled a new experimental tool for developers called Swiffy, which converts some .SWF Flash files into HTML5 code compatible with devices like the iPhone and iPad.


References to unannounced iPod touch found in Apple's iOS 5 beta

06/24/2011, 10:06 am

References to an unreleased version of Apple's iPod touch have turned up in code strings found inside the company's first beta of iOS 5.0, though the discovery may raise more questions than answers.


Apple releases iTunes Festival London 2011 iOS app with live streaming

06/22/2011, 10:06 am

Apple has released a new application for iOS devices that will allow users to stream live performances from the iTunes Festival London 2011, and even watch them on an HDTV via AirPlay.


Hulu Plus for iOS complies with Apple's subscription rules, removes Web link

06/20/2011, 09:06 am

In response to Apple's newly revised rules for subscription applications on iOS, Hulu Plus has removed a link to its website where users can buy a subscription outside of the confines of the App Store.


Adobe adds support for building iOS apps with Flash Builder, Flex

06/20/2011, 08:06 am

Adobe this week released Flash Builder 4.5 and Flex 4.5, adding the ability to build and distribute iPhone, iPad and iPod touch applications on Apple's official App Store.


iOS 5 supports speedy Nitro JavaScript for full-screen Web apps

06/17/2011, 03:06 pm

With the release of iOS 5 for the iPhone and iPad this fall, Apple will bring the Nitro JavaScript engine to full-screen Web applications saved to a user's home screen.


Facebook looking to circumvent Apple's App Store with HTML5 platform

06/15/2011, 11:06 pm

A new report claims social network Facebook is partnering with roughly 80 developers on a secretive "Project Spartan" HTML5-based application platform that would circumvent Apple's App Store on iOS devices.


Next-gen graphics processor for Apple's iPhone, iPad now being licensed

06/15/2011, 08:06 am

Imagination Technologies is now licensing its PowerVR Series6 mobile graphics processing architecture, the next generation of the hardware found in Apple's iPhone and iPad, to six key partners -- three of which remain secret.


Inside Apple's iOS 5: iMessage to bring proprietary chat to iPhone, iPad

06/10/2011, 03:06 pm

iOS 5 will include a proprietary chat client dubbed iMessage for iOS-to-iOS chat and sharing of media, a system not unlike Research in Motion's BlackBerry Messenger.


Apple files motion to intervene in Lodsys suit against iOS developers

06/10/2011, 08:06 am

In an effort to protect its iOS developers, Apple has filed a motion to intervene in legal action taken by patent-holder Lodsys over App Store in-app purchases.


iTunes in the Cloud allows re-downloading of apps Apple removed from App Store

06/09/2011, 04:06 pm

With the new iTunes in the Cloud service, users can re-download all applications that were once purchased, including software that is no longer publicly available on the App Store.


Inside Apple's iOS 5: Built-in Twitter integration makes tweeting a snap

06/09/2011, 02:06 pm

When iOS 5 for the iPhone and iPad arrives this fall, Apple will offer system-wide Twitter integration, making it easy to share content and talk to friends on the social networking service.


Apple backs down on in-app purchasing rules, allows lower prices for out-of-app purchases

06/09/2011, 07:06 am

Apple this week revised its rules for in-app subscriptions, and no longer requires that subscriptions purchased outside of an iOS application have the same price or less.


Inside Apple's iOS 5: LED flash on calls, custom accessibility gestures & vibrations

06/09/2011, 02:06 am

Apple is poised to add several significant advancements to accessibility in iOS 5, such as LED flash on calls, custom gestures and personalized vibration alerts.