Apple is working on technology to take iPhone pictures to a new level, according to a patent application published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The company is working on a “super resolution” imaging engine that uses optical image stabilization (OIS) tech that takes multiple photos and creates a super-resolution image.
Rovio has launched a Flappy Bird inspired game called RETRY, in which the player has to direct a small plane through a number of obstacles. RETRY is a lot smoother to control, you can watch the launch trailer bellow.
Sherif Hashim, an Egyptian neurosurgeon and part-time iPhone baseband hacker, has found what appears to be a privacy failure in iOS 7 that allows users to access your contact list through Siri even if the iPhone is locked.
Hulu allows users to watch TV shows and movies if you pay $7.99 for their Hulu Plus subscription, but now hulu has announced it will allow mobile users to watch a selection of ad-supported TV episodes for free starting this summer.
A local news reporter from the Denver 9News has discovered a scheme where iPhone traffickers cruise around homeless shelters, the 16th Street Mall, and plasma donation clinics to find people desperate for money. They convince the people they find to sign numerous contracts for numerous iPhones at an Apple Store, where Apple employees appear to be in on the scam, the organizers pay their victims $100 or more in exchange and tell them they can just cancel contracts at any time to avoid paying monthly fees and penalties, but their unknowing accomplice is stuck with the monthly payments or faces ruined credit. The traffickers then turn around and sell the unlocked iPhones for full retail price.
Apple is now airing an iPhone 5s ad titled “Gigantic” on ABC.The ad starts out with the Pixies getting ready to play their song called “Gigantic”, which is available in iTunes, the ad continues to play the song in the background while showcasing a few things that can be done with the iPhone like creating music, playing games on a big screen, taking photos, recording videos, and tracking your health. The ad ends with a message “You’re more powerful than you think”.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 movie wont be in theaters till next month and Gameloft has now released the official game.
In the game, you will become the Amazing Spider-Man and New York is under threat. With villains like Electro you will have to restore safety in the Big Apple.
RadioShack is planning a new iPhone promotion starting tomorrow that will let new or upgrading users get an iPhone 5s at a significant discount. The 16 GB model of Apple’s latest smartphone will be available for $99, down from the usual price of $199 for all customers on AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon.
Last month Apple launched the 8GB iPhone 5c in the UK, Germany, France, China and Australia, and now the smartphone is available in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal and Sweden.
Nowhereelse.fr has poster new leaked photos of an alleged iPhone 6 case that show a repositioned power button. The case features rounded edges, a cutout for the power button along the upper right hand side, capsule shaped rectangular volume buttons similar to the iPhone 5c as opposed to the circular volume buttons available on the iPhone 5s. The case seems to fit a larger iPhone 6.