BlackBerry excited plenty of ex-BlackBerrians on Tuesday when they announced that they would be bringing their popular instant messaging application, BBM to the likes of iOS and Android devices this summer, but one thing remained unclear; would tablets be supported?
This year’s Apple Worldwide Developer Conference dates have been revealed along with subtle hints at new software and hardware being shown off at the four day event which is set to feature over a hundred developer sessions as well as easier methods of streaming to developers that will not be able to attend the event.
Photojojo has taken an interesting approach to photography, more the embarrassing art of tablet photography with their new telephoto lens for the iPad and iPad Mini.
After several months of rumours and leaks, it seems that it is almost a sure thing that Apple will be giving the iPad a facelift with the upcoming Apple iPad 5.
Apple hasn’t always been the most subtle when it came to impending product launches, in the past price cuts have always been a sign that Apple has a new product in the pipeline. This time may not be so different after all, Apple has cut the price of its current iPads.
Apple has suffered quite a few setbacks recently when it comes to trademarks and their products; an example of which being Apple losing a trademark case involving its ‘iPhone’ name in Brazil’s fast expanding smart phone market.
Scrolling through recent patents from the Cupertino giant, I came across an interesting one; a patent describing a secondary wearable device that connects to your primary device to process voice commands and access a wide range of services. What makes it interesting is the mention of it being a wrist watch.
Apple has been granted a patent detailing augmented reality technology and some new innovations from the company. The patent for “Synchronized, interactive augmented reality displays for multifunction devices” was applied for back in 2010 and may be the key to Apple’s next generation of innovative products.
Apple has released quite a few updates to its iOS platform in the last month, this is no exception. Apple iOS 6.1.3 has started rolling out to iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad users bringing along security fixes as well as mapping improvements for Japanese users. Jailbreakers are in for a surprise too.
Rumors of a more affordable iPhone have been circulating for years, it was dubbed the iPhone Mini, most probably due to the iPod Mini and more recently the iPad Mini, but a more affordable iPhone doesn’t necessarily have to be a cheaper one, at least if recent rumors are to be believed.