Sony’ personal content station, which was briefly showcased at the recently concluded CES 2013 is set to be launched on April 30th in Japan.
The station uses NFC for pairing with Android phones and tablets and has an app for managing the backups over WiFi. Read more »
It looks like RIM is all set to compete against the smartphone top dogs with its upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS. A recent video comparison suggests that BlackBerry Z10 is perfectly capable of matching the performance of the Apple iPhone 5.
The comparison also goes through some of the hardware highlights such as the display and battery capacity. Read more »
Have you ever dreamed of taking sneaky pictures or videos from your iPhone or iPad? Well, iHelicopters have made things simpler for you with its iSpy Tank, a sneaky camera gadget which adds a whole new dimension for taking real time pictures and videos right from your iDevices.
The iSpy Tank has a camera which hooks up to your iPhone or iPad through a WiFi connection and let’s you remotely control it. Read more »
Opera is currently working on a brand new version of a mobile browser designed specifically for tablets. Currently known only as ‘Ice’, this new browser uses a gesture-based interface quite common on apps these days and is the first Opera browser to use the WebKit engine.
As you can see in the video below, ‘Ice’ allows you to save web pages on the homescreen for quick access. It then loads these sites as you’d load a native app. The fact that it uses the WebKit engine means that it works quite well with Google’s services, such as Google Maps. Read more »
Angry Birds Rio is now free on iOS both in its regular (iPhone, iPod Touch) and HD (iPad) flavors.
The promotion will last just one week, so you might want to act quickly. Read more »
Apple is notorious for not letting competing ecosystems expand their services on its turf by demanding 30% of in-app sales and generally making those services jump through hoops to even get to be on iOS.
But Amazon found a loop hole in Cupertino’s tight defences and has now brought its MP3 store to iOS users via the Safari browser. Read more »
After announcing the new Graph Search feature yesterday, Facebook has rolled out yet another important feature, the ability to make voice calls from the mobile app to any of your friends.
Currently, this feature only works on the iOS version of Facebook’s mobile app and only within the US. There is no need to update the app to get this feature. Read more »
Imangi Studios and Fuzzycube Software have released the sequel to their popular Temple Run game.
The app is only released on iOS for now and is available for New Zealand users first with the rest of the world to follow later tonight. Read more »
Popular news aggregator application Pulse got updated yesterday, which brings with it the addition of some new services.
Now, users will be able to view their Flickr, Instagram, Tumblr as well as YouTube feeds within the app, along with all the other feeds they have subscribed to. Read more »
Apple today announced that they have started selling the Wi-Fi + Cellular versions of the iPad mini and the iPad with Retina display in China.
The Wi-Fi models of both devices have been available since last month but the cellular versions have only just been released. The new models will be on sale starting Friday, January 18. Read more »
Apple shares have slipped today during premarket and early market trading by nearly $17, bringing the overall value of Apple stock close to $500.
There are reports surfacing that Apple may have cut iPhone 5 component orders by half, in light of lower-than-expected demand. Read more »
Remember how Installous went dead, killed by its admins? Shortly after a few other services became popular for allowing the side-loading of apps, unapproved or just cracked apps for iOS even without jaiblreaking. Yes, I am talking about Kuaiyong and Zeusmos.
Now both of those services are gone. Read more »
The iOS 6 DND feature is working again, just as Apple promised a few days ago. There was no update, though – the Do Not Disturb mode just fixed itself.
UPDATE: As it turned out, despite the DND mode now turns on and off as scheduled, it doesn’t work and you will continue to receive all notifications. Now Apple need to release an update and the next time should do more tests before coming up with an official statement. Read more »
Apple might not be attending CES, but it still had an important announcement to make today. The official iOS app repository has crossed the 40 billion downloads mark. Having more than half a billion user accounts, the App Store has delivered almost half of those apps in the last year alone, showing impressive exponential growth.
Currently there are 775,000 apps available at the App Store, including 300,000 apps optimized for the iPad’s larger screen. There was no exact information on the number of apps, which make full use of the taller iPhone 5 screen and the high-res iPads with Retina screens, though. Read more »
Hundreds is the latest game for iOS made by Semi Secret Software, who have given us the awesome Canabalt, one of my all-time favorite side-scrolling games.
In Hundreds, your goal is to touch the bubbles till they grow and their total becomes hundred. Sounds simple enough, but is it really? Let’s find out. Read more »