Off the usual remit, but we’re extremely taken with this new fab gadget – it could put the AA out of business and looks a whole deal cooler than pulling out a set of jump leads. So what’s the gadget here? It is a USB-powered care battery charger. Over to the PR: Continue reading →
In a sign of what’s to come as regulators tighten their grip on the search and browser markets, Apple in Korea has been asked to allow Koreans to use their own choice of search engine on the iPhone.
At present, Google is the default search engine on the iPhone, as it is on most Android-based phones. Apple does also offer Yahoo search as an option within the Safari Settings menu on the iPhone. There has also been recent talk of a move to offer Microsoft’s Bing search engine, perhaps as the default engine as the battle between Apple and Google grows.
Korean telecoms regulators want this choice of search engine extended, with the Korea Communications Commission (KCC), looking into whether the practice restrict consumer choice. Continue reading →
Weekend chatter suggests Apple is preparing to introduce an Adult Content store within iTunes, now a second report suggests the company may be becoming more refined in its attitude toward nudity.
Stuart Dredge observes a Polish developer’s introduction of three iPhone naked puzzle games, declaring, “but it’s OK: they’re art”.
Polish developer Pawel Bragoszewski has introduced three sliding puzzle games inspired by works of art: Modigliani Nudes Puzzle, Bathing Nudes Paintings Puzzle, Fabulous Nude Paintings Puzzle and Classic Nude Paintings Puzzle. Continue reading →
Apple has confirmed it is out of initial stocks of iPads and US customers pre-ordering them will have to wait. And in other news, we have a video of the iPad App Store and a selection of screengrabs of sundry iPad apps.
The all-new Digg app for the iPhone or iPod touch has finally debuted with Digg offering free iPads for two weeks to celebrate the release.
The new app lets Digg users view top stories, read comments, save stories for reading later. “It’s all the stuff you care about on the internet, now elegantly presented in mobile form,” the company says.
To celebrate the Digg for iPhone launch, Diggpartnered up with ColorWare to give away 14 highly-coveted, limited edition custom iPads. Continue reading →
News International has revealed its plans to turn Times Online into a paid-only website, charging £1 a day or £2 for a week’s subscription to both sites.
News International’s announcement…
London, 26 March 2010 – News International today announces that The Times and The Sunday Times will start charging for access to their digital journalism in June using a pricing model that is simple and affordable.
Both titles will launch new websites in early May, separating their digital presence for the first time and replacing the existing, combined site, Times Online. The two new sites will be available for a free trial period to registered customers. Continue reading →
Here we go: Wall Street’s beginning to change its sales projections as word on the street finally decides Apple’s got an iPad-shaped hit on its hands.
BMO Capital analyst Keith Bachman this morning released a note to clients in which he raised his target on AAPL stock to $265 from $250 and increased his 2011 iPad sales estimates by 30.09 per cent.
The analyst had expected 2.5 million iPad sales for fiscal 2010 (frankly that’s seriously low, Apple’s already taken 1.2 million pre-orders, and everyone else wants to touch one before they buy – and that’s just the US market).