Mar 282014
 

Amazon has sent out invitations to its April 2nd media event that the retailer will likely use to announce a new media streaming device, there aren’t much details on the device. According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, Amazon plans to launch a free video streaming service for those who subscribe to the company’s Prime service. The new free video streaming service will be add-supported and will include original programming from Amazon as well as licensed content. Continue reading »

Mar 212014
 

Jimmy Fallon and Billy Joel looped their voices on an iPad app to form a 2-man doo-wop group — singing ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’ by The Tokens in 4-part harmony.

The app used is Loopy HD and can be purchased from the App Store for $7.99.

Watch the video bellow. Continue reading »

Mar 202014
 

China Mobile announced that it sold 1.34M 4G handsets in February and that “most of them” were iPhones. China Mobile chairman Xi Guohua was relatively non-committal on the numbers.

It’s just been getting started for one or two months. So far it’s hard to tell how that will affect our business [...]

We are happy with the progress as we are still building our 4G network and the coverage is only available in some major cities. Continue reading »

Apr 102012
 

Facebook is to acquire Instagram for $1 billion, the move has been met with a whole range of reactions. Without a doubt, the reaction that I have witnessed the most is one of disappointment. Nay, despair. But why? Continue reading »

Apr 022012
 

“We’re going to roll out a weekly animation series later this year of shortform content,” said Rovio’s head of animation Nick Dorra, at the MIPTV conference in Cannes. Continue reading »

Mar 302012
 

Tim Cook, takes the top spot with a 97% approval rating. While many speculated how Cook would be received by employees and how he would lead the tech giant, he seems to have settled in quite nicely. By comparison, when Steve Jobs stepped down in August 2011, his cumulative rating was 97% approval, though his rating between March 2010 and March 2011 was 95%. One Apple Employee (Cupertino, CA) comments, “I think leadership is doing an amazing job. We have the best management team anywhere.” Continue reading »

Mar 272012
 

At the beginning of 2011 Apple launched a competition, offering a $10,000 iTunes gift card to the lucky App Store user who downloaded the 10 billionth app from the store. The Cupertino company has since repeated that offering by giving away a gift card of the same value to whoever downloaded the twenty-fifth billionth app. Continue reading »

Mar 222012
 

There’s no doubt that an iPad is a useful – even invaluable tool for those with a vested culinary interest. After all, there are literally hundreds of apps for cooking, baking, and preparing that perfect meal from the random scraps of food lurking in the refrigerator. Continue reading »

Dec 272011
 

DFU means Device Firmware Update. If a restore using Recovery Mode doesn’t work you will want to use DFU Mode as a last resort. When placing your iPhone into DFU Mode it does not load the OS before attempting the restore Continue reading »