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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Rhapsody adds offline listening to iPhone app, Israel iPad ban lifted

04/26/2010, 08:04 am

Online subscription streaming service Rhapsody has added the ability to download playlists for offline listening via its iPhone application. Also, this past weekend Israel formally lifted its ban on iPad imports, and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak revealed that an Apple engineer was fired for showing off a 3G iPad.


Apple strikes back at Adobe, says Flash is 'closed and proprietary'

04/21/2010, 05:04 pm

In a rare public comment, Apple's public relations department responded Wednesday to criticisms from the project manager for Adobe Flash, suggesting his recent criticism of Apple was "backwards."


Adobe abandons development of Flash-to-iPhone porting software

04/21/2010, 10:04 am

A change in Apple's developer agreement has caused Adobe to halt development of technology that allows Flash applications to be ported natively to the iPhone and iPad, though it will still be included in the forthcoming Creative Suite 5.


App Store, iAds projected to become 8% of Apple stock value

04/20/2010, 02:04 pm

Gross profit margin from applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch is projected to jump nearly 38 percent in 2010 with the introduction of Apple's iAd mobile advertising platform, making it a major factor in the company's stock price.


Web use of Apple iPad already rivals Android, BlackBerry

04/15/2010, 01:04 pm

With more than 500,000 units sold in its first week, Apple's iPad has tracked as high as 0.04 percent of total daily Web browsing, a number equal to March averages for the Android and BlackBerry platforms, according to a Web analysis firm.


Evidence of possible Apple-branded car kit found in iPhone OS 4

04/13/2010, 07:04 pm

The pre-release beta of iPhone OS 4 contains a new application that could be used to simply control the device when used in an automobile.


A closer look at new Photos, iPod, Folders features in iPhone OS 4

04/13/2010, 03:04 pm

Packed with more than 100 new features, Apple's forthcoming iPhone OS 4 update brings changes both major and subtle to the existing integrated applications. Included are a look at changes to the Photos and iPod applications, as well as the new Folders feature.


Number of high school students planning to buy an iPhone doubles

04/12/2010, 09:04 am

Interests in Apple's iPhone amongst high school teenagers is on the rise, according to a new study from investment research firm Piper Jaffray, which found that nearly twice as many students are planning to buy one of the touchscreen handsets in the next 6 months compared to last year.


Apple sells 450,000 iPads in 5 days, users download 3.5 million apps

04/08/2010, 01:04 pm

Apple said Thursday that it has shipped over 450,000 iPads since the device went on sale this past Saturday, spurring 3.5 million app downloads for the new tablet device by its earliest adopters.


Apple set to reveal multitasking, iAd with iPhone OS 4.0 - report

04/06/2010, 10:04 am

Apple's unveiling of iPhone OS 4.0, set for Thursday, will likely include full multitasking support, the new "iAd" mobile advertising service, and gaming related announcements, one analyst said Tuesday.


iPad 'jailbreak' demoed, compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPod touch

04/06/2010, 09:04 am

Members of the iPhone hacking community have demonstrated a way to jailbreak Apple's iPad -- as well as the iPhone 3GS and third-generation iPod touch -- with a public release of the software said to be forthcoming.


Publishers criticize Apple's anti-Flash stance

03/26/2010, 03:03 pm

Members of the media have expressed disagreement with Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' position that ditching Adobe Flash is a "trivial" move for publishers.


New hack could allow 'jailbroken' Apple iPads at launch

03/26/2010, 09:03 am

iPhone hacker George Hotz has demonstrated a new method to permanently "jailbreak" the iPhone 3GS, and he said the hack will "probably" work on the iPad, which goes on sale next week.


Nintendo aims to counter Apple with new portable 3D gaming system

03/23/2010, 09:03 am

Nintendo surprised the gaming world this week by preannouncing a glasses-free 3D successor to the Nintendo DS, a new portable platform that the industry leader hopes will fend off surging competition from Apple's iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.


Opera submits iPhone browser to Apple for App Store review

03/23/2010, 08:03 am

Opera on Tuesday revealed it has submitted its mobile browser, which relies on server-side compression to offer faster mobile Web browsing, to the iPhone App Store, where it now awaits Apple's review.