Monthly Archives: November 2009

iPhone is making mobile gaming popular

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Apple iPhone is making mobile gaming more popular than ever. According to MacWorld a survey of 8,000  gamers found that 54 percent of respondents in North America and 69 percent of respondents in Europe had played a game on their mobile phone in the past year.

What is interesting is that 15 percent of respondents already own an iPhone or iPod Touch, compare to 29 percent that owned Nintendo DS.

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Vimeo on iPhone

Finally we can watch high quality Vimeo Videos on iPhone on native iPhone Safari!

Currently what you can see on http://www.vimeo/m is a limited sets of videos converted for iPhone and Android, but a few weeks down the road. Premium users will be able to select their videos to transcode for mobile version for iPhone and Android!

I have look around at the mobile site and found it very smooth and quick. The video also stream nicely. Nice job Vimeo in bringing video to mobile devices like a native apps, but no, it is running on Mobile Browsers!

Take a peep at the screen shot i took on iPhone


App Store now officially has 100,000 of Apps

Apple announced that App Store now has 100,000 Apps available for download!appstore

We all know that Apple have recently announced more than 2 billion downloads from 77 countries! Apple has been focusing on boosting the App Store as we all know that App Store is the huge difference betweeen Androidd and Blackberry. As Apple have the largest and most downloaded App Store.

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Blackra1n and Blacksn0w are released! Download to jailbreak and unlock iPhone 3.1.2!

GeoHot has put up the release of Blackra1n RC3 and Blacksn0w!! Now you guys can download to jailbreak and unlock your iPhone!

It has both Windows and Mac versions and will jailbreak and unlock iPhone OS 3.1.2 with baseband 05.11.07.

New Features :

  1. Hacktivation Support – Blackra1n support to activate non-official SIMS(Unlocking your iPhone)
  2. Faster Jailbreak process – Now jailbreaking your iPhone takes less than 30seconds!
  3. Mac Tiger OS Support

Please note that jailbreaking your iPhone might void your warrenty, so please only do it at your own risk.


Apple iPhone 4G Leak Photo?

iphone_4g_sim_tray1540x343_thumb Gizmodo reports that chinese part suppliers China OnTrade is offering “Apple iPhone 4  Generation Midboard”

China Ontrade is also the source that leak out new Apple iPhone 3GS photos before the  June launch.

China onTrade also provide “Apple iTablet iPhone 4 Generation SIM Tray”.

Believe or not is up to you, but I am sure everyone hope to see a iPhone refresh soon  (With a better and more impressive refresh)!


Apple coming out with a $30-a-month TV Subscription

Apple has reportedly reached out to TV networks in recent weeks with a proposed $30-per-month subscription

plan to deliver content via iTunes — a service it hopes to launch in early 2010.

Seems like Apple still have plans to bring Apple TV back to life.

PS: But as a person who is living outside of US, we don’t get to enjoy Apple TV as much as in US.  🙁




Apple’s New 27-inch iMac experiencing flash performance issues?

Engadget reports that Apple’s discussion forums are starting to see reports of poor performance on the company’s new 27-inch iMacs released last week. While users have reported several issues, including inappropriate spinning down of the hard drive and corrupted Snow Leopard installations, the primary complaint seems to be poor Flash performance.

Are you experiencing that? Let us know!


Apple Releases iTunes 9.0.2, Support for Apple TV

Apple has released iTunes 9.0.2 to support Apple TV 3.0 adds an option for “dark” viewing option for Grid View and additional accessibility support.

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Other than the above, it also came with some other updates

  1. A new Column browser for browsing your artists or albums, TV Shows, movies and more.
  2. Home Sharing now helps you to manage your family’s purchases between computers in your home. iTunes can automatically sync new purchases or you can manually choose items.
  3. iTunes Store has a improved look for easier and quicker navigation
  4. iPod and iPhone syncing now allows you to organize your iPhone and iPod touch home screens directly in iTunes. Syncing is now also more flexible, allowing you to sync individual artists, genres, or TV show and Podcast episodes.
  5. iTunes U are now organized in their own section in your iTunes Library
  6. Sync Support for iPod Nano (5th Gen), iPod Classic (Fall 2009) and iPod Touch (Fall 2009)
  7. It breaks Palm Pre Sync with iTunes, but jail Broken iPhones still sync perfectly!

Check out Apple’s iTunes Website to download the latest iTunes 9.0.2

If you guys have anything to add, please feel free to add in the comments!


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