Apple about to buy fingerprint sensor maker AuthenTec for a sum of $356 million

July 27, 2012

Reuters reports that Apple is going to buy fingerprint sensor maker AuthenTec for a sum of $356 million. This acquisition will help Apple in making iPhone the center of emerging mobile payments market, the report suggests. Though it is unclear how Apple is going to use this new company’s tech in it’s future products, along with [...]

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Newly granted patent reveals Apple’s plans for futuristic HUD glasses

July 27, 2012

As reported by PatentlyApple a new patent has been granted to Apple that reveals company’s plans of making a heads up display glasses for consumers. This glasses like device that users can wear on their face features a small display that is capable of delivering Retina Display quality graphics. The device as the patent application reveals is [...]

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For Apple one iPhone is equal to two iPads when it comes to profit

July 27, 2012

Thanks to the ongoing legal battle between Apple and Samsung, we are getting some interesting facts about both of the world’s largest consumer electronics corporations through information submitted to the courts. In a recently revealed filing of Apple in the patent battle against Samsung, the company reported that it earned gross margins of 49 to 58 [...]

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Search the web with Google’s new handwrite feature on your iOS devices

July 26, 2012

Google has launched a new handwriting recognition feature for mobile devices called Handwrite that allows users to search the web using the world most popular search engine by writing their search query on screen of their touch enabled device using their fingers. Once enabled the handwriting bar starts appearing at the bottom of the screen. [...]

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Report: iOS grabbed 68 percent tablet marketshare in the last quarter

July 25, 2012

In it’s quarterly earnings report yesterday Apple announced that it sold over 17 million iPads in Q2 2012. Based on that figure research firm Strategy Analytics has published a report estimating the tablet marketshare of the last quarter. The report reveals which company has the most marketshare up it’s sleeves and which one is closest [...]

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Apple updates iTunes U app. Adds improved search and note taking for lectures

July 25, 2012

Looks like iWork apps for iOS weren’t the only ones to receive updates today in the App Store. Apple has also updated it’s iTunes U app for iOS and has added some nice improvements and new features to the app that users will appreciate. For starters, the new version of iTunes U features an improved [...]

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iWork apps for iOS updated to add iCloud document sync support

July 25, 2012

Apple has released an update to all iWork apps available for iOS devices to add support for iCloud’s document sync feature that was made available for OS X users earlier today. The update has been released for Pages, Keynote, and Numbers app and is now available for download in the App Store. What document sync [...]

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Apple releases Xcode 4.4 for iOS and OS X to developers

July 25, 2012

Apple has released the final version of Xcode 4.4 to developers, taking the software out of beta. The Xcode for iOS and OS X can be downloaded from the dev centers of both operating systems, and it is also available in the Mac App Store. Xcode 4.4 can be downloaded free of charge, even without [...]

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Microsoft releases Bing Get Me There travel app for iPhone users in London

July 25, 2012

Microsoft has released a new travel app in the App Store just in time for the London Olympics for it’s Bing search engine called Bing Get Me There. The app aims to get you from wherever you are to wherever you want to be with ease. Bing Get Me There app provides turn by turn directions using [...]

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Interesting points from Apple’s earnings call for Q3 2012

July 24, 2012

Apple has just announced the financial results for Q3 2012, and the announcement is filled with juicy facts and figures related to all Apple products and provides an insight about how the world’s most valuable tech company performed in the last quarter. Here are some interesting points we have gathered for you from today’s earning call by [...]

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Apple announces Q3 2012 results: Sold 26 million iPhones, 17 million iPads, and 4 million Macs

July 24, 2012

Apple has just announced it’s quarterly sale results for Q3 2012. In the announcement Apple revealed that in the last quarter it sold over 26 million iPhones, 17 million iPads, 6.8 million iPods, and 4 million Macs around the world. Apple also announced that the quarterly revenue for the company for Q3 2012 was $35 [...]

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EA to remove Rock Band games from the App Store soon

July 24, 2012

Here’s a quick note for those of you who play EA’s Rock Band titles on iOS devices. EA has announced that it will be pulling all Rock Band titles from the App Store after July 31. The games that will not be available after July 31 in the App Store include Rock Band and Rock [...]

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AT&T activated 3.7 million iPhones last quarter. 73% of total smartphones sold were iPhones

July 24, 2012

Today AT&T announced it’s quarterly results for the second quarter of year 2012 revealing how many iPhones, and smartphones in general the company sold to it’s customers in the US. The results are amazing, according to the report AT&T sold a total of 5.1 million smartphones to it’s postpaid customers, and 3.7 million of them were [...]

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Apple airs new iPhone 4S commercial featuring Martin Scorsese

July 24, 2012

Apple is now airing a new iPhone 4S/Siri ad featuring legendry film director Martin Scorsese. The ad features Mr. Scorsese in a taxi, who is asking Siri about his schedule for the day, doing edits to his schedule using Siri, using Find My Friend Service to locate his friend Rick on the map, and asking queries related [...]

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