Has Apple been running Instapaper on the iPad mini?
iOS developer Marco Arment has discovered two new iPads — believed to be two iterations of the upcoming iPad mini — in his Instapaper developer logs. The devices have the “iPad2,5″ and “iPad2,6″ model numbers, according to their operating system, which haven’t been seen before, and could point to Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + cellular versions of the device.
While Arment notes that these [Read More...]
Last June Facebook hired notable iPhone and playstation hacker Geohot (George Hotz) and buried the young talent deep within their offices far, far away from the Jailbreak community. Well, Geohot is done with Facebook, and back to hacking, well the legal kind. Business Insider caught up with Geohot at a Backplane hackathon where the talented hacker introduced himself as the guy who got sued by Sony. Geohot’s settled the notable legal battle with Sony over hacking [Read More...]
Although Apple doesn’t participate at CES and has ended its involvement in trade shows overall, the company naturally continues to keep up to date on what its competition is up to. CES is a prime event for new product introductions and according to the folks over at paidContent, many Apple employees including iOS device marketing chief Greg Joswiak were found on the floor at the expo. According to paidContent, Joswiak was found walking around the floor interested in [Read More...]
Apple’s VP of worldwide iPod, iPhone, and iOS product marketing, Greg Joswiak, has been spotted on the show floor at CES “scouting the competition.” paidContent caught up with the Apple exec in Las Vegas at this week’s 2012 CES convention. Apple has disowned trade shows since it left Macworld in 2009, but that hasn’t stopped high-level employees like Joswiak from attending various conventions to see [Read More...]
The Apple Store pictured above looks more than a little off doesn’t it? Especially when you notice the giant Nokia box in the bottom portion of the display case just to the left of the entrance. Not very Apple-esque. Apparently developing nations is where its at when it comes to incredibly brave (stupid) attempts to produce not only counterfeit Apple products, but the entire retail experience. A fake Apple store spotted in Sulaimaniya, in North Iraq, [Read More...]
Those who own an iPhone 4 are probably aware of its extremely high resolution display that makes text and images appear crisper than ever. This feature, known as Retina Display, has been rumored to be coming to the next-generation iPad and has now been spotted in the final version of OS XLion. While not enabled by default, references to a retina display can be found on the system’s Display settings within the System Preferences application. Along with [Read More...]
George Hotz, who was famous for unlocking the very first iPhone back in 2007, and remained active within the iOS hacking community ever since, was spotted at iOSDevCamp on Saturday. If you’re not aware, iOSDevCamp is a developer-oriented conference about iOS geared towards developers of the platform, set up to encourage collaborative development, where the vast majority of the time spent is dedicated to showing off code developed by attendants. As a major [Read More...]
A source from Foxconn who we believe to be reliable has provided us with some information about Apple’s fifth-generation iPhone. Most of the information lines up with past reports but we have also learned a few new details. Most notably is that the iPhone 5 has already been seen at Foxconn and is soon going into the normal mass production stages. In terms of design, the iPhone 5 is said to look fairly similar to the iPhone 4 except for two [Read More...]