Archive for March, 2011

How Apple’s App Store police limit the applications available

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Apple App Store LogoIf you own an iPod, iPhone or iPad, you might think that it makes sense to make the App Store your first port of call for applications. But you’d be wrong for a number of reasons.

For starters, you simply may not find what you’re looking for there. This is because Apple strictly polices what does and what doesn’t get into the App Store. And the guidelines to this censorship appear very vague indeed.

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Nintendo 3DS – Most Pre-ordered Console Of All Time

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Photo of Nintendo 3DS blueAlready, sales of the Nintendo 3DS have taken the business world by surprise. Despite recent health warnings that overuse by children under six could affect eyesight development, the device managed to sell 375,000 units in its first week alone in Japan. And, most of these sales took place within the first hour of the world’s first 3D handheld gaming console going on sale.

By the looks of pre-orders in the UK, the same is set to happen here this week. It is already the most pre-ordered console of all time on Amazon, far overtaking the PS3 back in 2007.

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Who will be the new king of Apple?

Sunday, March 20th, 2011

Photo of Steve JobsHistory shows that the success of Apple is very much down to the enigmatic person who is Steve Jobs. He was responsible for founding the company in the 70s and during his absence between 85 and 97, the company did not fare well. It was only on his return that Apple really took off with the subsequent successes of the iPod, iPhone and iPad.

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iPad 3 Already On The Way

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Photo of iPad 2iPad 2.0 might have only just been announced by Steve Jobs, but if the rumours are true, Apple is already gearing up for the launch of iPad 3 – as early as Autumn this year. So, if you’re just about to rush out to snap up your spanking new iPad 2.0, you might feel a bit cheated come September. But, then again, you might be disappointed anyway!

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Top 5 Greatest Apple Rumours

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

We all know how brilliant Apple’s marketing machine is at spreading rumours and disinformation in order to confuse the competition, while hyping their own brand and products, so we thought we’d run a feature on some of the best rumours we’ve come across concerning Apple.

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Will 2011 be the year of iPad 2?

Saturday, March 5th, 2011

Photo of the iPad 2Well, that’s what Steve Jobs told us today at the much-heralded arrival of the eagerly anticipated iPad 2.0. We were expecting a dual core processor, at least one camera, an improved display, NFC (Near Field Communication) capabilities and more storage. And we were certainly hoping it was going to be thinner, lighter and even cooler looking than it’s predecessor.

So were our expectations met?

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Google Continues To Upset The Apple Shopping Cart

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Cartoon depiction of Apple vs GoogleThe battle between Google and Apple for market dominance could finally be coming to an end. When the game is played out, there will only be one winner and, right now, Google is holding all the cards.

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