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Topic: iPod touch

Apple's iOS App Store reaches a half-million approved apps - report

05/24/2011, 09:05 am

This week, Apple is believed to have crossed a major milestone, having approved more than 500,000 applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.


Apple asks Lodsys to rescind legal threats against iOS developers

05/23/2011, 02:05 pm

Apple on Monday sent a formal letter to Lodsys in which it asked the patent holder to cease legal threats against iOS developers who utilize in-app purchases.


EFF says Apple should support iOS developers in Lodsys patent threats

05/20/2011, 08:05 pm

Digital rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation has called on Apple to defend iOS developers from the threat of a patent lawsuit from Lodsys over in-app purchasing functionality in iOS apps.


iOS apps with in-app purchasing being approved by Apple again [u]

05/18/2011, 12:05 pm

Following a series of legal threats by patent holder Lodsys, Apple has temporarily suspended approval of at least some iOS applications that utilize the in-app purchasing feature [updated].


iOS developers face legal threats over Apple's in-app purchase system

05/13/2011, 01:05 pm

A number of iOS developers were hit with legal threats this week, alleging patent infringement through utilizing Apple's in-app purchasing feature for App Store software.


Apple pulls iAds from iOS software geared toward children

05/11/2011, 08:05 am

Citing a lack of interest from advertisers, Apple has decided it will not display advertisements from its iAd network in applications for the iPhone and iPad that are meant for children, according to one developer.


Amazon Cloud adds support for Apple's iOS; UK Queen orders an iPad

05/09/2011, 01:05 pm

Amazon has silently added support for browser-based playback of music in its new cloud streaming service on iOS-powered devices. Also, after using iPads owned by Princes Wills and Harry, the Queen of the United Kingdom decided to buy her own.


Apple releases iOS 4.3.3 with fixes for location database controversy

05/04/2011, 01:05 pm

Apple on Wednesday released iOS 4.3.3 for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, addressing issues related to location data stored in a database file on devices running iOS 4.


Apple now world's second-largest buyer of accelerometers, gyroscopes, microphones

05/02/2011, 08:05 am

The multitude of sensors found in devices like the iPhone 4, iPad and iPod touch have made Apple the second-largest buyer of microelectromechanical sensors, with the company positioned to overtake market leader Samsung.


Sources: Apple utilizing 'iCloud' internally, service to be more than music

04/29/2011, 11:04 am

Apple has begun adopting the "iCloud" name within several products currently under development, suggesting the appropriately labeled moniker is indeed the frontrunner for the company's soon-to-debut Internet cloud service, which will span beyond streaming music, AppleInsider has learned.


After Q2 decline, Apple's iPad shipments expected to double in Q3 fiscal 2011

04/20/2011, 11:04 pm

Apple is believed to be ramping up shipments of the iPad 2, especially the white model, to reach 100 percent sequential growth in the company's third quarter of fiscal 2011, according to one analyst.


Apple's Samsung lawsuit reveals over 60 million iPod touch sold

04/19/2011, 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.


Apple hit with class-action suit over iPhone in-app game currency purchases

04/15/2011, 10:04 am

A new class-action lawsuit takes issue with free iPhone games that feature in-app purchases, alleging that Apple's App Store makes it easy for children to rack up credit card charges without realizing they are spending real-world money.


Apple releases iOS 4.3.2 with fixes for FaceTime, 3G connectivity

04/14/2011, 01:04 pm

Apple on Thursday released iOS 4.3.2, an incremental update for its mobile operating system that addresses frozen screens during FaceTime calls and issues that prevented international users from connecting to 3G networks.


Mysterious 'ix.Mac.MarketingName' listed as supported Apple device for iOS apps

04/14/2011, 09:04 am

A number of universal applications on the iOS App Store have listed an unknown product placeholder name -- "ixMac.MarketingName" -- as a compatible device, fueling speculation that Apple could be poised introduce apps on a new device.


Apple hiring away PR execs from Nintendo, Activision - rumor

04/09/2011, 12:04 am

Reports have emerged that Apple has poached two PR executives from gaming giants Nintendo and Activision in a continued push to establish iOS as a dominant gaming platform.


iOS 4.3.2 rumored to bring bug fixes, improvements within 2 weeks

04/07/2011, 12:04 pm

Apple is rumored to release another incremental update to its mobile operating system in the form of iOS 4.3.2, said to include bug fixes and enhancements when it arrives in the next few weeks.


Interest in Apple's iPhone reaches record high among teens

04/05/2011, 09:04 pm

Apple has achieved a record 17 percent iPhone market share among teens, a new survey has found, with an additional 37 percent of respondents indicating interest in buying an iPhone in the next 6 months.


Apple releases free iAd Gallery on App Store to show off interactive ads

04/05/2011, 04:04 pm

Apple on Tuesday released a new iPhone application called iAd Gallery, serving as a showcase for interactive advertisements available through the Apple-owned iAd network.


87 percent of Android developers say fragmentation a problem

04/04/2011, 10:04 pm

According to a new survey, the overwhelming majority of developers for Google's Android mobile OS see fragmentation as a problem for the platform.