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Topic: iPod touch

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.


Apple adds 'Gift This App' option to App Store

03/22/2010, 04:03 pm

Apple on Monday added the ability for customers to send an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad application to another person as a gift when purchasing software through iTunes.


Another 'illegal' Apple iPod touch billboard scrutinized

03/22/2010, 02:03 pm

A massive "supergraphic" billboard for the iPod touch in Los Angeles, Calif., will come down soon, as the 11-story Apple advertisement has been defined as illegal by the city due to safety concerns.


High prices make Apple reluctant to strike longterm NAND flash deals

03/16/2010, 07:03 am

Apple, which takes up the the lion's share of global NAND flash memory supply, has been reluctant to negotiate with suppliers in 2010 due to high prices.


Startup developers represent one in five on Apple's App Store

03/15/2010, 11:03 am

Despite the fact that it will be two years old this summer and now has more than 150,000 applications, Apple's App Store for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad remains a place where startups and independent software creators have a fair shot at success.


Apple tweaks App Store, e-book categories prior to iPad launch

03/11/2010, 12:03 pm

Apple has been making last-minute changes to its App Store and iBookstore leading up to the April 3 launch of the iPad, according to a new report.


Apple looking to improve exercise routines with 'virtual competitor'

03/11/2010, 08:03 am

A new patent application from Apple describes an exercise motivation feature that presents a "virtual competitor," providing an "interactive and engaging experience" for fitness enthusiasts.


Microsoft working on 'Zune HD2' powered by Windows Phone 7

03/10/2010, 02:03 pm

Similar to how Apple's iPod touch came from the development of the iPhone, Microsoft reportedly plans to base the follow-up to its Zune HD media player on the Windows Phone 7 Series mobile operating system.


Digital rights group blasts Apple over iPhone developer agreement

03/09/2010, 12:03 pm

The Electronic Frontier Foundation took a critical stance against Apple this week when the digital rights advocacy group posted in its entirety the confidential license agreement to which all iPhone, iPad and iPod touch developers must agree.


Apple axes iPhone apps that simply reproduce Web content

03/08/2010, 01:03 pm

Following reports that Apple began rejecting App Store software with "minimum user functionality," the iPhone maker has now set its sights on applications that employ a "cookie cutter" formula.