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Topic: iPod touch

Inside iOS 4: Missing features for iPhone 3G users

06/22/2010, 06:06 pm

Apple disabled support for some features in iOS 4 to shoehorn the new release into the processing constraints and memory footprint of the 2008 iPhone 3G and second generation iPod touch. Here's what's missing and why.

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Apple's iAds allows users to opt out of data collection

06/22/2010, 10:06 am

Apple has launched an official page that allows iOS device users to opt out of personal data collection, such as information regarding downloads and purchases, for its iAds mobile advertising service.

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Apple releases iBooks 1.1 with PDF support for iPhone, iPad

06/21/2010, 03:06 pm

Soon after iOS 4 was released to iPhone and iPod touch users on Monday, Apple also made its iBooks application for reading and purchasing e-books available for device owners for free via the App Store.

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Apple releases iOS 4 for iPhone, iPod touch

06/21/2010, 01:06 pm

Apple's latest operating system upgrade for the iPhone, iOS 4, was released Monday, packed with over 100 new features including multitasking and folders.

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56% of developers support Apple's iOS, 90% are single-platform

06/18/2010, 02:06 pm

The iOS mobile operating system for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad remains the dominant platform for developers, most of which write exclusively for Apple's devices.

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Apple to launch new Find My Phone app, MobileMe updates

06/17/2010, 07:06 pm

Apple's MobileMe site is reporting that the system will undergo scheduled maintenance from 10PM PDT to Midnight tonight, Thursday June 17. The site is expected to reopen tomorrow with a finalized Mail update (now in beta), other interface improvements, and alongside a new iOS app that exposes "Find My iPhone" functions for the company's mobile users.

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Apple releases iTunes 9.2 with support for iOS 4, iPhone 4

06/16/2010, 04:06 pm

In preparation for next week's release of iOS 4 and iPhone 4, Apple on Wednesday updated its iTunes desktop media application to version 9.2, adding support for iBooks, PDFs, and Apple's latest handset.

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Apple releases retail store software in App Store

06/15/2010, 08:06 am

Apple on Tuesday released a new retail store application for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, allowing customers to find local stores, purchase products, read customer reviews and more.

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Apple's iPhone 4 simulator shows off Retina resolution

06/14/2010, 04:06 pm

The iPhone 4 simulator included in Apple's iOS 4 development tools provides an early look at how much clarity the increased resolution of the new Retina Display delivers.

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WWDC 2010 Apple Design Awards name best iPhone, iPad apps

06/09/2010, 09:06 am

Apple this week announced the winners of its annual Design Awards at the Worldwide Developers Conference, highlighting some of the best applications written for iOS.

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Google adds iPhone App Store links to mobile search results

06/03/2010, 10:06 am

Google has added App Store results to its mobile search page, allowing users to find and quickly download applications for their iPhone or iPod touch through a simple browser search.

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Apple's back-to-school promo packs less punch than years past

05/25/2010, 11:05 am

Apple on Tuesday officially kicked off its 2010 back-to-school promotion, an annual sale where students and school faculty can buy a Mac with education pricing and get a free 8GB iPod touch, a device that now costs $199.

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iPod touch with 2MP camera spotted in yet another Vietnam leak

05/19/2010, 07:05 am

Pictures of a new iPod touch sporting a new 2 megapixel camera have surfaced in Vietnam, though it's unknown whether the device was a scrapped 2009 prototype or a forthcoming product release.

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Wireless iPhone sync software rejected by Apple from App Store

05/14/2010, 09:05 am

Apple this week rejected "Wi-Fi Sync," a third-party application that allows the iPhone and iPod touch to sync wirelessly with iTunes.

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Adobe exec: Apple's fight against Flash is a 19th century tactic

05/05/2010, 02:05 pm

Kevin Lynch, Adobe's chief technology officer, compared the Web standards war between his company and Apple to the expansion of U.S. railroads in the 1800s, when different railways were incompatible with rival trains.

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WSJ: Federal antitrust probe about Apple's iAd service, too

05/04/2010, 08:05 am

In addition to changes to the iPhone developer agreement banning the use of third-party development tools, a potential inquiry from federal regulators into Apple has been prompted by iAd mobile advertising network, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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Developer says iPad downloads are 5% of iPhone share on App Store

04/30/2010, 03:04 pm

A developer with chart-topping free games for both the iPhone and iPad has shared download figures for each platform, revealing his iPad application was downloaded about 5 percent as much as a comparable game available for the much larger audience of the iPhone and iPod touch.

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Placement in Apple's iAd program could cost $10 million at launch

04/29/2010, 01:04 pm

Apple's debut in the advertising business could come at a premium price for those who wish to participate, with an initial fee potentially as high as $10 million to advertise with iAd, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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Nearly 30% of Apple's first-gen iPhones are still in use - report

04/27/2010, 10:04 am

Just 2 percent of all iPhone OS handsets still in use are Apple's first-generation iPhone, but a new calculation estimates that amounts to nearly 30 percent of the 6.1 million iPhones sold between June 2007 and July 2008.

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App Store submission offers wireless iTunes sync for iPhone

04/26/2010, 03:04 pm

A developer has created an application that allows the iPhone and iPod touch to sync wirelessly with iTunes over Wi-Fi, and plans to submit the software to the App Store later this week.

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