And God said, “Let there be an iPhone for Verizon!”

As anyone who doesn’t live under a rock knows, as of January 11th, Steve Jobs announced that the legendary wait for the Verizon iPhone would only continue for one more month.  Diehard Apple supporters around the world rejoiced for this long-awaited moment. Many have already smashed their piggy banks and set aside the money for this awe-inspiring occasion, naïve to the many faults. Although the momentous occasion and increased service are enough . . . Read More

White iPhone 4 issues fixed by new paint process

SOURCES: MacRumors, SoftPedia, MobileCrunch, Redmond Pie, Edible Apple. It appears that the long-awaited and often-described “mystical” device, the white iPhone 4, may finally be making it’s “official” grand appearance into the consumer electronics world.  The much-delayed version of the iPhone 4 has been affected by painting issues, which has required Apple manufacturing to seek alternative methods to finish the painting . . . Read More

Verizon to offer $30 ‘limited’ Unlimited iPhone data plan

SOURCES: TUAW, iLounge, USA Today, Ars Technica, AppleInsider, The Loop, Mac Stories, MacRumors, into Mobile, iPhoneHacks, CultofMac, The iPhone Blog, Boy Genius Report, Redmond Pie, 9 to 5 Mac. It’s official fans … Verizon is definitely going to offer iPhone buyers a $30 unlimited data plan.  The carrier’s heir apparent and chief operating officer, Lowell McAdam, told us the news ahead of the company’s meeting with investors.  . . . Read More

New iPhone and iPad videos released … the iPhone “Waltz” and iPad “Iconic”

Apple’s YouTube channel has just released two new videos, one featuring the iPhone “Waltz” a la Blue Danube, and the other for its tablet iPad, named “iConic”, with the now popular and familiar piano riff introduction. iPhone Waltz iPad is iConic  read more

Apple’s App Store downloads Top 10 billion … with a “B”!

CUPERTINO, California—January 22, 2011—Apple® today announced that more than 10 billion apps have been downloaded from its revolutionary App Store℠ by the more than 160 million iPhone®, iPod touch® and iPad™ users worldwide. The 10 billionth app downloaded, Paper Glider, was purchased by Gail Davis of Orpington, Kent, UK. As the winner of the App Store Countdown to 10 Billion Apps, Gail Davis will receive a $10,000 iTunes® Gift Card. “With . . . Read More

Adobe Photoshop Express 1.5 … updated!

SOURCES: iPhone Atlas, Macworld, TUAW It’s been a long time coming, but Adobe has finally updated Photoshop Express for iOS devices, and now fully supports the Retina display for high-quality image editing.  The app is significantly faster and more responsive, and adds background uploads and multi-tasking support as well.  Definitely worth checking out for those who enjoy simple image editing on their iPhone, and also provides easy social . . . Read More

Apple to Add Near Field Communication (NFC) Payments to iPad 2 and iPhone 5?

SOURCES: iLounge, Bloomberg, Pad Gadget, Mashable, MacRumors Talking about the “power wallet”, according to Bloomberg news today, Apple Inc. plans to introduce services that would allow customers to use their iPhone or iPad to make retail purchases, said Richard Doherty, director of consulting firm Envisioneering Group. The services are based on “Near-Field Communication,” a technology that can beam and receive information at a distance . . . Read More

Firemint sells 3M copies of Flight Control

SOURCES: Finger Gaming, Mac Stories, TUAW Australian applications developer Firemint reported Thursday that the company has sold 3.9 million paid units of its hit App store game Flight Control.  The amount is nearly double the sales figure Firemint released for the game in January of last year, when the developer announced two million sales.  The game has players trace flight paths for different types of aircraft, in order to direct helicopters, . . . Read More

Apple Profits Surge 77% on Record Sales of 4.1M Macs, 16.2M iPhones, 7.3M iPads

SOURCES: iLounge, iPhoneHacks, Macworld, Boy Genius Report, Ars Technica, SoftPedia, World of Apple, Pad Gadget, Redmond Pie, Gizmodo, AppleInsider, The Loop, Geek.com, AppleTell, Edible Apple, MacGasm, Electronista. As reported in numerous Apple news websites and blogs throughout the internet, Apple’s just-announced quarterly report is in short … stellar.  A record quarterly profit was established, and with the onslaught of upcoming . . . Read More

Apple Reports First Quarter Results

Record Sales Drive Highest Revenue and Earnings Ever • Revenue Grows 71 Percent; Earnings Grow 78 Percent CUPERTINO, California—January 18, 2011—Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2011 first quarter ended December 25, 2010. The Company posted record revenue of $26.74 billion and record net quarterly profit of $6 billion, or $6.43 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $15.68 billion and net quarterly . . . Read More

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