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Topic: iPod touch

Apple unveils subscriptions for iOS App Store, bans links to out-of-app purchases

02/15/2011, 08:02 am

Apple on Tuesday unveiled its new App Store subscription service, allowing publishers of content-based applications for iOS devices -- like newspapers, magazines, video and music -- to offer recurring billing, but preventing them from including links to external websites to purchase content or subscriptions.


Apple's new MobileMe cloud will rely on self-storage for streaming - rumor

02/14/2011, 12:02 pm

Rather than providing tens of gigabytes of cloud-based storage for hosting music and other files, Apple's new MobileMe service is likely to rely on the space available on individual users' machines, according to a new report.


Rumor: Apple looking to buy developer for new iOS notification system

02/11/2011, 02:02 pm

Apple may buy a third-party App Store iPhone developer to help it create a new notification system for a future version of iOS, according to a new rumor.


Apple's iAd business is 'hurting,' fill rates dropping - report

02/10/2011, 01:02 pm

Application developers and advertising industry insiders reportedly claim that after a strong start, Apple's fledgling iAd interactive advertising business for iOS is "hurting" to fill slots and renew contracts.


Researchers demo ability to steal passwords by jailbreaking Apple's iPhone

02/10/2011, 10:02 am

Researchers from Germany have demonstrated a way to quickly retrieve passwords from the stored keychain of a locked iPhone or iPad by obtaining the device and jailbreaking it.


Apple's iPod classic 5th most popular media player in 2010, unlikely to go away

02/09/2011, 07:02 am

Apple's black 160GB iPod classic was the fifth best selling media player in the U.S. for all of 2010, suggesting that the hard drive-based device won't be exiting the company's product lineup in the near future.


First Verizon iPhone 4 delivered, Genius comes to mobile iTunes Store

02/06/2011, 04:02 pm

A customer who was among the first to preorder the new Verizon iPhone 4 picked up their unit on Saturday, while many others hope to receive the handset in the mail on Monday. Also, Apple has added Genius recommendations to its mobile iTunes Store for the iPhone and iPad.


Rumor: Apple to release iOS 4.3 on Feb. 14 at 10 am Pacific

02/04/2011, 01:02 pm

A new rumor claims Apple plans to release the next major update for the iPhone and iPad, iOS 4.3, on Monday, Feb. 14, at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern.


European publishers feel 'betrayed' by Apple's iOS app subscriptions

02/02/2011, 04:02 pm

Though Apple has not officially revealed the terms of its new recurring application subscription service, publishers across Europe reportedly feel "betrayed" and have planned a summit in London later this month.


More than 2% of world's Web traffic comes from Apple's iOS devices

02/01/2011, 03:02 pm

Apple's iOS, which powers the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, cracked 2 percent of all Web browsing in January, with a share north of 5 percent in both the U.K. and Australia to start 2011.


Apple releases third beta of iOS 4.3 for iPhone, iPad to developers

02/01/2011, 02:02 pm

Apple on Tuesday released the third pre-release beta of iOS 4.3, its forthcoming software update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, to developers, marking the third release in as many weeks.


Apple reaches 10 billion downloads on the iOS App Store

01/22/2011, 12:01 pm

Apple on Saturday announced that its iOS App Store for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad has reached the milestone of 10 billion downloads since its launch in 2008.


Apple's iPad owned 87.4% of Q3 2010 "media tablet" market

01/18/2011, 06:01 pm

IDC reports that the booming "media tablet" market was "driven almost exclusively by global demand for Apple's groundbreaking iPad," while separately counting eReaders such as the Amazon Kindle and Tablet PCs running Windows. Were it to include all tablet devices globally, Apple would own 79.5 percent of the worldwide tablet market.


Apple's App Store on pace to surpass total iTunes music sales by March

01/17/2011, 08:01 am

The average iOS device has seen more than 60 applications from the App Store downloaded on to it, putting Apple's digital download destination for the iPhone and iPad on pace to eclipse the iTunes Music Store this March.


Apple begins countdown to 10 billion App Store downloads

01/14/2011, 11:01 am

As the App Store for iOS approaches its 10 billionth download, Apple has launched a countdown clock, and a new promotion that will give the person who downloads the 10 billionth application a $10,000 gift card.


First look: New SMS alert settings, multitouch iPad gestures in Apple's iOS 4.3

01/13/2011, 01:01 pm

Apple's first beta of iOS 4.3 for the iPhone and iPad packs a number of new features for the mobile operating system, including more options for iPhone text message alerts and new multitouch gestures for the iPad.


Skype for iPhone video calling now available; volume shutter app removed

12/30/2010, 01:12 am

As expected, Skype has added a new video calling feature to its iPhone app, giving users an alternate service from Apple's own FaceTime video chat standard. Meanwhile, an app that remapped the iPhone's volume button to serve as a shutter button has been quietly removed from the App Store.


Samsung to rival Apple's iPod touch with Android Galaxy Player

12/27/2010, 01:12 pm

Samsung, the world's second largest mobile manufacturer, intends to release a media player device aimed at Apple's iPod touch, and says it will unveil the new Galaxy Player at CES.


Apple partners with Cherokee tribe to put language on iPhones

12/23/2010, 03:12 pm

Apple has partnered with a Native American tribe to develop Cherokee language software for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, in an effort to ensure the language is not forgotten.


Apple updates iOS Remote app with AirPlay control of iTunes

12/22/2010, 02:12 pm

Apple on Wednesday updated its Remote application for iOS devices, adding the ability to remotely stream a video from a computer's iTunes library to the new Apple TV via AirPlay.