Disney’s Where’s My Water? 25 Billionth iOS App Download

25 Billion iOS Apps Downloaded from iTunes

This weekend the App Store finally hit 25 billion downloads, which Apple proudly announced on their front page. To celebrate the milestone the company promised to give a $10,000 iTunes gift card to the person who actually made the 25 billionth purchase. Today they released the details. Chinese Apple user Chunli Fu, of Qingdao, China […]

Disney’s Where’s My Water? 25 Billionth iOS App Download

This weekend the App Store finally hit 25 billion downloads, which Apple proudly announced on their front page. To celebrate the milestone the company promised to give a $10,000 iTunes gift card to the person who actually made the 25 billionth purchase. Today they released the details. Chinese Apple user Chunli Fu, of Qingdao, China […]

5 Things That Might Launch With the iPad 3

What Could Launch with iPad 3

During the heart of the Mobile World Congress, Apple sent out invitations to an iPad event set to take place on March 7th at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. The invitation clearly pertains to the iPad and it’s presumed that the company will be showing off its next-generation tablet called […]

Does an iPad HD Mean iTunes HD+ Movies (Finally)?

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If the iPad 3 / iPad HD gets a sweet high resolution “retina display” it would mark a really good time for Apple to also announce HD+ 1080p iTunes video. After all, with a 2048 x 1536 pixel screen users will be able to play full HD content without compromise.

Apple Highlights Albums That Are Mastered For iTunes

Apple Mastered for iTunes

Listen to anyone involved in making music, specifically someone involved in engineering music, and they’ll tell you that iTunes has resulted in poor sounding music. Music files just can’t get the same fidelity as a CD or vinyl record. Well, Apple has taken a step to remedy this problem and introduced a platform called Mastered […]

Why Does Apple Need App Stores?

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Apple has changed the way we buy apps on our smartphones with the app store, a centralized location of apps that are easily searchable. Last year, Apple brought the app store experience to the Mac with the launch of the Mac App Store. This brings the number of app stores owned by Apple to two, which is […]

What You Need to Know Before You Download Another Free iPhone App

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Have you ever wondered how some of the Apps in the Top Free iPhone Apps made it there? I know I’ve certainly wondered who was downloading all these oddball apps, at least to the point that they have ended up in the top 25 Top Free iPhone Apps list. Some of these apps deserve a spot […]

Time Warner App Now Streams Cable Shows to iPhone, iPod Touch

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After having released an iPad streaming app in March, Time Warner Cable is now allowing its subscribers and iPhone users to stream to their iOS smartphone and iPod Touch PMP. There are still a few restrictions for streaming, however, as you still must be on your home WiFi network–no 3G streaming is allowed yet–and the […]

New Year’s Resolutions: Learn Something New Using Mobile Tech

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The beginning of a new year usually inspires people to want to better themselves, expand their minds or skill sets, and generally learn new things. Some resolve to head back to school or to take night/weekend classes. But not everyone wants or has the ability to commit to full or part-time education. Nor does everyone […]

Gift Guide 2011: 5 Simple Last Minute eGifts

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If you’re like me you’d really rather not brave the last-minute shoppers this weekend as the Christmas buying frenzy reaches a peak. I love this time of year, but I hate what it does to people as they push through crowds on their way to get last-minute gifts for their family, and friends. That’s why […]

Walmart Offering $50 iTunes Gift Card for $40

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Walmart is running a 20% off promotion on Apple’s $50 iTunes gift card right now, which is a pretty good promotion. Currently, if users add the $50 iTunes gift card to their cart, they’ll pay $40 at checkout and the item will qualify any additional item in the user’s shopping cart for free shipping. The […]

iTunes Match Launch Is Imminent

iTunes Match

While we still don’t have an official date for the launch of Apple’s iTunes Match service, we now know that a launch is imminent as Apple has told beta users that it will be performing one last iTunes wipe ahead of launch. That wipe is scheduled to take place tomorrow at at 10am PST which […]

iOS 5.0.1 OTA Update Seems to be Working Very Smoothly

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Today Apple released iOS 5.0.1, an update to its latest mobile OS that many were eagerly awaiting because Apple claims it will fix battery life issues that many have been experiencing. It’s too early to know how will that works or doesn’t. (The update has only been out for a couple of hours as of […]

Apple Releases iOS 5.0.1 Update to Improve Battery Life

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Apple has released iOS 5.0.1 update that most are hoping addresses the battery life issues that seem to be plaguing quite a few new iPhone 4S users. The new iOS 5 update is available on iTunes and is rolling out to iOS devices over the air. You can plug in to your computer to update, […]