With the increasing dissatisfaction with Apple's long approval process and seemingly arbitrary rejections, iPhone developers have been looking to alternatives to the App Store. The "gatekeeper" approach has been a boon to the jailbreaking community, as new marketplaces come up to offer healthy competition and user choice. We recently highlighted one independent App Store, Rock Your Phone, when they released their 2.0 version. The founder announced today
Reports are coming in that some of new iMacs with Core i7 Intel processors recently shipped from Shanghai are getting to their owners damaged or not booting at all.
There is already a long thread on the Apple support forum with a number of users describing he problems with their newly-arrived Macs. Many of them note cracked screens, with one reportedly showing a footprint on the surface.
Last week rumors began to surface about what Apple would do to slash prices on its products for Black Friday, the ultimate day of sales following Thursday's Thanksgiving holiday. While initially it seemed that Apple would merely be discounting products on a percentage basis, new information is emerging that suggests a different plan may be in store for prospective Apple customers this Friday.
Until now, Apple has largely stayed out of the incessant ad wars between AT&T and Verizon. Although a casual observer may have mistakenly believed that Apple was already involved in the ongoing battle, Apple has stayed above the fray despite the fact that its name along with the iPhone are constantly alluded to by the warring factions.
But Apple's ad war neutrality has now officially ended. And last night, two retaliatory iPhone TV ads began hitting the airwaves. The Apple ads effectively serve as back up to AT&T's TV ad campaign that, as PC World puts it, aims to "set the record straight around Verizon's 'there's a map for that' campaign."
You know how sometimes you want to search the AppStore, but you don't want to open iTunes? Don't you wish you could do that from your browser? From your favorite site, ModMyi.com? From a URL like appstore.modmyi.com?
AdMob - soon to be purchased by Google - released a report tabulating webpage requests from smartphones worldwide to sites served by its ads. The result? iPhone users were responsible for half of all the traffic on mobile phones in October, up from 43% in September. The proportion in the United States was even larger, where 55% of all requests came from an iPhone.
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=imFfITYWiOE]YouTube - Brian Marshall is bullish on Apple[/ame]
Numerous outlets are reporting today on a somewhat startling assertion by an analyst on Bloomberg TV, stating that Apple's exclusive arrangement with AT&T as its sole iPhone service provider will come to an end in June of 2010. He also stated that Apple would be receiving $300 from future partners, rather
There's a new worm on the radar. And, this time, it's a bit more nefarious than anything Rick Astley could have ever imagined himself.
According to a boatload of media outlets covering the news today, a second worm to hit the iPhone has been detected by security company F-Secure. And, says TG Daily, for now, the worm has set its sights on people in the Netherlands who use their iPhones for internet banking with Dutch online bank
If you missed it, this weekend a fascinating interview was published with Apple's senior vice-president of worldwide product marketing, Phil Schiller. This morning, MacRumors is covering the conversation in some detail.
Defending the App Store and its controversial app approval process, Schiller served up some insight on a bizarre pattern of seemingly hypocritical rejections and approvals that have confounded many developers and forced some to wash their
China Unicom has great expectations for the iPhone despite lackluster sales, projecting that the device will represent 10 percent of all 3G phones in the People's Republic within two to three years. The chairman of China's second-largest wireless carrier also said that he expects the iPhone to be the top-selling smartphone in the burgeoning Chinese market.
UPDATE: At ModMyi's discretion, we have decided that this package is unsafe as it replaces Cydia entirely. We have released an update to the package that allows you to remove this package. This is NOT released by the developer, this update is from ModMyi. You can still use this tweak at your own discretion, however we take no responsibility you run into problems with it.