Speculation running wild over Apple’s secret touchscreen gadgets
It's been a while since the last hot Apple gadget rumour sourced from loose-lipped Taiwanese component suppliers, so here goes...Reports in Taiwan claim that Quanta Computer is making some kind of whizzy handheld device for...
March 10, 2009
Chinese hackers selling $200 iTunes vouchers for $2.60
Chinese hackers have cracked the codes used for iTunes Store vouchers using key-generators, and as a result are selling $200 voucher codes for as little as $2.60 online.
March 10, 2009
App Store passes 25k apps milestone… but has competition
There are now 25,000 applications on the iPhone App Store.
March 9, 2009
Ocarina iPhone developer reveals 700k downloads
Remember Ocarina, the novelty iPhone music app where you blow into your iPhone's mic to make flutey sounds? Its developer, Smule, has revealed that more than 700,000 people have downloaded it so far at $0.99 apiece.
March 6, 2009
Tap Tap Revenge 2 iPhone game goes live with 150 songs
Regular readers will know we're big fans of iPhone music game Tap Tap Revenge. Well, the sequel has just been released on the App Store
March 3, 2009
O2 UK reveals iPhone sales have passed 1m
O2 UK has revealed that it has sold more than one million iPhones in the UK, as part of the quarterly financial results of its parent company Telefonica.
March 2, 2009
UK users prefer Amazon to iTunes for downloading music
A survey conducted by Strategy Analytics claims that 26% of UK broadband users cite Amazon as their preferred service from which to buy digital music, compared to the 23% who said iTunes. This, despite Amazon only launching...
February 25, 2009
Depeche Mode first artist to offer an iTunes Pass to fans
Would you pay $18.99 to get a bunch of exclusive content around the new Depeche Mode album (plus the album itself)? That's the offer being touted by Apple with a new iTunes Store feature called iTunes Pass.As the blurb...
February 24, 2009
iPhone apps for Lady Gaga, Pussycat Dolls and other UMG artists
Interscope Geffen A&M is launching iPhone applications for five of its key artists, through a partnership with mobile firm Kyte. The five are Lady Gaga, the Pussycat Dolls, Soulja Boy Tell 'Em, the All American Rejects,...
February 23, 2009
Nokia Ovi Store: a smarter App Store?
Nokia has unveiled its new mobile app store which it hopes will take on Apple's App Store. It's called Ovi Store, and will launch in May, replacing Nokia's existing Nokia Download, MOSH and WidSets services.In...
February 16, 2009
Beggars using free iPhone games to promote artists
Beggars Group has launched an iPhone game based on XL/Merok artist Titus Andronicus, to promote the band's debut album The Airing of Grievances. The game is free to download, and has just gone live on the App Store.It's...
February 12, 2009