iPhone News

6
Mar

If you use the Google Maps app on your iPhone, an update for the app has come out that week. The app now integrates Google Contacts and shows you the contact address on the map when you search for their name.

A rumor is making the rounds that Apple is in talk with Beats by the possibility of offering a streaming music service. Sources claim that Tim Cook and Eddy Cue met with Jimmy Lovine to talk about Project Daisy, a streaming music service.

IPhone users in Japan should be excited invent out that Apple is now offering its digital bookstore in their home country. Apple’s iBookstore is now available in Japan and offers substance from a variety of Japanese publishers.

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5
Mar

If you have a problem getting a decent Wi-Fi signal in your home or office for your iPhone 5, you might want to check out the new Linkase for the iPhone 5. that case has a pop-up antenna that claims to be able to improve your Wi-Fi signal strength by up to 50%.

We have no view what the iPhone 6 might look like, but some renderings have surfaced showing what Apple could be working on. The renderings show the device that looks more like the Galaxy S III than the current iPhone 5 to my eyes with a thin profile and what appears to be a larger screen.

Market research firm IDC has announced smartphones will outsell feature phones in 2013. The margin will be very slim though with the prediction being smartphones will only outsell feature phones by 0.2%.

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4
Mar

More and more mobile gamers are taking advantage of smartphones and tablets for gaming on the go rather than committed portable game consoles. A recent survey conducted at the Game Developers Conference showed that 55% of game developers are developing games for smartphones and tablets.

Apple’s stock price recently dropped to an all-time low. However, an all-time low for Apple still leaves many other electronics makers green with envy considering even at its low point, the stock was at $443.77 per share.

Judge Lucy Koh recently chopped a huge portion off of that one million dollar award that Samsung had to pay Apple. The reduced amount Samsung has to pay is now $598.9 million.

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1
Mar

If you are fan of Foursquare, the app for iPhone users has now been updated to version 5.5. The updated at improves the Export feature on the iPhone allowing users to explore nearby places with ease.

Koozoo has launched an interesting new app for iPhone users that is available to download for everyone, and allows users in two cities to stream live video. The two cities currently covered our San Francisco and Austin, Texas. Using the app users can broadcast snippets of video of their location or live stream video to the Net for other users to view.

Autodesk has launched a new Socialcam 5.0 application for iPhone users. The app now supports HDR mode and allows users to share video using various online social networks such as Facebook and others.

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28
Feb

Cricket Wireless bet big on the popularity of the iPhone 5 on its prepaid contract free network. However, that bet hasn’t paid off with the carrier reportedly having about $100 million worth of unsold iPhone 5s expected to build up by June.

Stick-N-Find is a system that uses small Bluetooth enabled stickers to adhere to the bottom of just about anything allowing you to track and locate your items. The system has been updated with a 150-foot range and a new application that is easier-to-use ahead of the official launch.

A new smartwatch has turned up called the I’m Watch claiming to be the first real smart watch on the market. The device uses Bluetooth to interface with the iPhone or other devices allowing you to get notifications, reply calls, and run applications on the watch with prices starting at $350.

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26
Feb

Mophie has been making battery cases for the iPhone line for a number of years that add additional runtime to the smartphone. The company has announced that it is now shipping its Juice Pack Air sleeve for the iPhone 5 for $99.95.

If you’re the sort of iPhone 5 user that prefers bumper cases rather than a full coverage case, XGear has a new offering for you. The Fortress 2 for the iPhone 5 is an aluminum bumper case that plus features a bottle opener and is available for $99.99.

The ChargeCard for the iPhone 4 is now shipping worldwide and an iPhone 5 version will ship in May. The ChargeCard is a credit card-size USB charger for the iPhone that will plus sync your device.

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25
Feb

iPhone users who take advantage of the Facebook app may have noticed that a new update is now available. The new update brings voice calling to the US and Canada at no cost.

There are a lot of thieves out there that specifically target Apple devices such as the iPhone. The NYPD apparently has a team of officers completely committed to recovering stolen iPhones, iPads, and other Apple devices. The team is part of a response to the fact that crime was up in the city for the first instance in 20 years mostly due to the theft of Apple related devices.

If you’re an iPhone user that’s intrigued by the appeal of the new HTC One smartphone, HTC has announced that its new SyncManager software can import info directly from an iPhone backup file. The software is expected to be able to import details such as images, video, calendar entries, and more.

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