Posted on 31 January 2013 by Shane McGlaun
Apple has been cracking down on applications that have the potential to show porn. Tumblr has now announced that it has made its app recommended for users 17 years old and over due to the possibility of viewing pornographic images.
Posted on 18 January 2013 by Shane McGlaun
A new Apple job listing has surfaced that tips the company is looking to improve Siri. The job listing is looking for a creative writer to help evolve Siri into a more distinct and recognizable character.
Posted on 24 May 2012 by Shane McGlaun
Satechi has unveiled a new Bluetooth remote control that uses Bluetooth 3.0 class II profile. The remote control sells for $39.99 and supports the iPhone, iPad, and any other Bluetooth device.
Posted on 15 May 2012 by Shane McGlaun
If you picked up your iPhone in the past and asked Siri was the best smartphone ever, the search results pulled up the Nokia Lumia 900 based on consumer reviews. It may come as no surprise that Apple tweaked those results and Nokia's smart phone isn't listed as a result any longer and Nokia is not happy about it.
Posted on 14 May 2012 by Shane McGlaun
If you are anxiously waiting for the untethered iOS 5.1.x jailbreak to land, the developer says it's coming in a few weeks. The jailbreak will work with any iOS device running 5.1.1 except ATV3 devices and support for that may come eventually.
Posted on 17 April 2012 by Shane McGlaun
Apple has new Siri commercials airing in the US with various celebrities. The first one we spied was with Samuel L Jackson talk about the night and there's apparently one with Zooey Deschanel as well.
Posted on 13 March 2012 by Shane McGlaun
Nokia Maps has come to the iOS platform. The merits platform isn't a normal app though, rather it's an HTML 5 web app users access using the browser.
Posted on 15 February 2012 by Shane McGlaun
Siri is been telling some users when asked, "what language you speak" that she can speak Japanese. Japanese isn't actually an option in the menu yet apparently, but support for Japanese, Russian, and Chinese has been rumored.
Posted on 19 January 2012 by Shane McGlaun
If you are thinking about getting a new iPhone 4S on AT&T, you will be paying more for data, but getting a bit more data too. AT&T has a three-tier system that ups the price on each tier by $5 monthly compared to old rates. The plans still don't offer much data with a $20 plan giving 300MB, a 3GB ... continued »
Posted on 06 January 2012 by Shane McGlaun
According to an independent source, the heavy use of the iPhone 4S and Siri is putting a strain on mobile networks. The report claims that the data load with Siri has nearly doubled.
Posted on 06 December 2011 by Shane McGlaun
BBC has announced that it has rolled the global iPlayer app out to more countries. The iPlayer is for the iPhone and iPod touch and lets people catch up with episodes they miss for 30 days after the episode airs.
Posted on 01 December 2011 by Shane McGlaun
Apple has put itself in hot water in a situation where one side or the other was bound to get angry to some extent. The issue is one of abortion. Apparently, some have found that Siri doesn't have listings for women's health clinics or abortion clinics. The issue came to a head when the ACLU found that Siri didn’t return ... continued »