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Topic: iPod touch

Apple patents multi-point camera focusing system for multitouch-equipped devices

05/19/2012, 03:05 am

Apple was awarded a patent on Thursday for a multi-point focusing system that integrates with devices capable of multitouch input, possibly pointing to future use of the technology in a next-generation iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.


Apple releases iOS 5.1 with lock screen camera access, PhotoStream pic delete option

03/07/2012, 03:03 pm

iOS 5.1 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch is now available for download, and features new quick lock screen access the camera application, as well as the ability to delete individual pictures that have been synced to PhotoStream.


Updated Apple Store app brings carrier selection, account management features

02/29/2012, 07:02 pm

An updated version of the Apple Store iOS app rolled out on Wednesday, bringing with it a number of new features including iPhone carrier selection for new customers as well as a feature that allows users to change account preferences.


iOS Location authorization loophole gives apps access to iDevice photos

02/28/2012, 04:02 pm

Amidst a clash between social networking, advancing technology and privacy issues, a loophole has been discovered that allows any iOS app which has been given access to location data to upload a device's entire photo library.


Apple's iOS passes Android, accounts for 35% of mobile ad impressions

02/24/2012, 10:02 am

The launch of the iPhone 4S helped Apple's iOS surge 12 percentage points and surpass Google Android in mobile ad impressions in North America.


Apple begins counting down to 25 billion App Store downloads

02/17/2012, 12:02 pm

Apple on Friday added a counter to its website, leading up to the milestone of 25 billion downloads from the iOS App Store by offering a chance at a $10,000 gift card.


Apple sold more iOS devices in 2011 than total Macs in 28 years

02/17/2012, 08:02 am

A new breakdown of Apple's blockbuster 2011 notes that the company sold more iPhones, iPads and iPod touches in the 12-month span than it has sold Mac computers in the company's history.


Alleged iOS 5.1 'pre-GM' leak shows permanent lock-screen camera button

02/16/2012, 08:02 pm

An alleged leak of Apple's upcoming iOS 5.1 update appears to show the addition of a permanent camera button on the lock screen and Japanese support for Siri.


Game Center for Mountain Lion to offer cross-platform play between Mac, iOS

02/16/2012, 10:02 am

With the addition of Game Center to OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac users will be able to play online competitively and cooperatively against gamers who have the same title for iOS.


EFF working to keep iPhone, iPad 'jailbreaking' legal in US

01/27/2012, 10:01 am

An exemption from the Digital Millennium Copyright Act that has made iPhone "jailbreaking" legal is set to expire, and a digital rights advocacy group hopes the U.S. government will renew and expand that exemption.


Survey shows Apple offers most-satisfying mobile shopping experience

01/12/2012, 03:01 am

Respondents to a new survey gave Apple the highest satisfaction scores for its mobile commerce experience, with online retailer Amazon coming in second.


Supplier profits viewed as early indicator of strong Apple earnings

01/11/2012, 11:01 pm

As fourth-quarter 2011 earnings reports for various companies within Apple's supply chain have begun to trickle in, analysts have taken suppliers' growing profitability as an early sign that the iPhone maker will report breakout profits for the holiday quarter.


Apple issues third beta of iOS 5.1 to developers

01/09/2012, 02:01 pm

Apple on Monday supplied developers with a new pre-release build of its mobile operating system in the form of iOS 5.1 beta 3.


iOS, Android post record app downloads of 1.2 billion during last week of 2011

01/02/2012, 09:01 pm

The week between Christmas and New Year's saw record iOS and Android app downloads of 1.2 billion, while the two platforms saw a total of 20 million device activations during the so-called "power week," making it their largest week ever, according to a new analysis.


Inside Apple's 2011: iOS, Apps & iCloud

12/30/2011, 06:12 pm

This year, Apple hit a new milestone of 250 million iOS devices while shipping its fifth reference release of its mobile platform that now offers a library of half of a million apps that have seen 18 billion downloads, now automated via iCloud.


Christmas Day activation numbers suggest iOS topped Android by 1.6M

12/28/2011, 12:12 pm

New data from a variety of sources suggests the combination of the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch was enough for iOS activations to top Google Android on Christmas Day by more than 1.6 million units.


iOS, Android activations surge 353% on record setting Christmas Day

12/27/2011, 11:12 am

Devices running Apple's iOS and Google's Android platforms saw a huge spike in activations Christmas Day, growing 353 percent from average totals earlier in December.


Apple explains iTunes Match with video, FAQ

12/26/2011, 09:12 pm

Apple has posted several resources, including an instructional video and answers to frequently asked questions, on its website to clarify its iTunes Match music service.


Sony launches PlayStation Vita handheld to reclaim mobile gaming

12/17/2011, 04:12 am

Sony released its PlayStation Vita handheld gaming console in Japan on Saturday in a bid to recapture share in the mobile gaming market from Apple's iOS.


Apple accounts for three of Google's top ten 2011 searches

12/15/2011, 07:12 pm

Three Apple-related search terms were included in Google's Zeitgeist 2011, with Steve Jobs, the iPhone 5 and iPad 2 all ranking as one of the top ten fastest-rising global queries recorded by the internet search giant.