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Topic: iPod touch

Retailers building their own iPod touch, iPad POS systems

12/02/2010, 06:12 pm

Apple's open, third party iOS ecosystem is enabling retailers to build mobile point of sale devices based on the iPod touch independently of the EasyPay solution used in its own retail stores, with new retail applications of the iPad also in progress.


'Guardian' reveals iOS app subscriptions ahead of expected Apple event

12/02/2010, 03:12 pm

As Apple is rumored to soon unveil a new subscription service for applications on iOS devices, popular U.K. newspaper The Guardian has revealed that it hopes to release a new subscription-based iPhone application before Christmas.


Apple discontinues compact wired keyboard, Hulu Plus claims strong start

12/02/2010, 02:12 pm

Apple has quietly discontinued its compact wired keyboard, and only offers the full-size wired option on its store. Also, Hulu Plus, the recently launched $7.99-per-month TV service for iPad, iPhone and other devices, has "exceeded expectations" in attracting subscribers.


Old Navy piloting Apple's iOS EasyPay retail software

12/01/2010, 11:12 pm

Apple has launched a pilot of its EasyPay custom mobile retail software in a trial with Gap subsidiary Old Navy, opening a new market for the iPod touch in handheld payment transactions. [Update: This third-party report is erroneous, see here.]


Richard Branson's 'Project' debuts on iPad, Infinity Blade coming Dec. 9

11/30/2010, 11:11 am

British Billionaire Richard Branson has launched his new iPad-only magazine, titled Project, on the App Store for $2.99. Also, Infinity Blade from Epic Games, already featured in iPad TV commercials, will launch on Dec. 9 for iOS devices at a price of $5.99.


Apple's 11-inch MacBook Airs 'flying off the shelves' alongside iPad

11/29/2010, 08:11 am

Apple saw a healthy demand for all of its products across the board on Black Friday, but the iPad and new MacBook Air were particularly strong sellers over the weekend, according to financial experts.


Black Friday iOS devices: Apple TV for $79.99, 8GB iPod touches for $199.99

11/26/2010, 04:11 am

For iOS devices, Apple's Black Friday sale remains the place to turn for some of the most material discounts with a few exceptions, such as $79.99 Apple TVs and $199 8GB iPod touches promoted elsewhere. [Update: the Apple TV deal has sold out]


Apple posts Black Friday deals [u]

11/25/2010, 06:11 am

Apple's retail store deals for Black Friday have posted in Australia, indicating its discounts in the US will translate to around $100 savings on desktops and notebooks, and $25 to $50 on iPads and iPods.


Early Black Friday: Apple TV for $79.99, Office 2011 for $89.99, VMWare Fusion for $27.99

11/25/2010, 06:11 am

Early Black Friday discounts from Apple's authorized resellers continue to crop up Thursday, including offers for 20% off the new Apple TV, Microsoft Office 2011 for $89.99, VMWare Fusion for $27.99 and 64GB iPod touches for $349.


Apple adds accelerometer, WebSockets support to Safari in iOS 4.2

11/23/2010, 04:11 pm

With the release of iOS 4.2 for the iPhone and iPad, Apple has added WebSockets and accelerometer support in the Mobile Safari Web browser for developers.


Apple rumored to release iOS 4.3 with app subscriptions in December

11/23/2010, 02:11 pm

On the heels of the release of iOS 4.2, a new rumor claims that Apple is planning to release its next major mobile operating system update -- iOS 4.3 -- in December, with recurring app subscriptions.


Apple makes Find My iPhone service free for iOS devices

11/22/2010, 09:11 am

Apple on Monday announced that Find My iPhone (and iPad, and iPod touch) is now free to use without a MobileMe subscription, allowing users to locate their lost iOS device at no extra cost.


Apple releases iOS 4.2 for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch [u]

11/22/2010, 01:11 pm

Apple on Monday released iOS 4.2 for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, bringing multitasking, folders and other iOS 4 features to the iPad for the first time [updated].


Apple issues iOS 4.2.1 golden master for iPhone, iPad to developers

11/18/2010, 03:11 pm

Apple on Thursday issued yet another iOS golden master to developers, this time dubbed iOS 4.2.1 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.


Apple to launch iAd network in Europe in December

11/18/2010, 08:11 am

Apple on Thursday announced that it will formally launch its iAd mobile advertising network in the United Kingdom and France this December, with Germany to follow in January.


Google Android ties Apple's iOS in mobile ad impressions - report

11/18/2010, 07:11 am

Google Android caught up with Apple's iOS in terms of mobile ad impressions in October, as advertising firm Millennial Media found both iOS and Android accounted for 37 percent of smartphones seen on its network.


Google Docs editing comes to Apple's iOS, Hulu Plus now $7.99/mo.

11/17/2010, 03:11 pm

Google on Wednesday introduced a new mobile editor for its Google Docs productivity service, while Hulu Plus officially launched with a monthly rate of $7.99, $2 less than it charged during its "preview" phase.


Apple's release of iOS 4.2 held up by Wi-Fi issues - rumor [u]

11/12/2010, 08:11 am

Though previous reports alleged that iOS 4.2 would become available on Friday, new rumors suggest the software update for the iPhone and iPad will come next week, on Nov. 16, or perhaps even later to address purported Wi-Fi issues [updated].


Apple, Dentsu partner to expand iAds to Japan in early 2011

11/10/2010, 07:11 am

Apple announced on Wednesday that it has partnered with The Dentsu Group to expand the iAd mobile advertising network to Japan starting in early 2011.


Mac OS X 10.6.5, iTunes 10.1 to arrive Wednesday, iOS 4.2 Friday - rumor

11/09/2010, 03:11 pm

Apple will launch Mac OS X 10.6.5 and iTunes 10.1 on Wednesday, Nov. 10, and iOS 4.2 for iPhone and iPad on Friday, Nov. 12, according to a new rumor.