Apple preparing 30-pin replacement

By Joon | On Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 - No Comments »

iMore is reporting that Apple may be beginning the transition away from their standard proprietary 30-pin dock connector in order to find something that is more compact in the very near future. An updated “micro dock” would be able to make room for a bigger battery, 4G radio, and other components that are much more crucial to the iPhone and iPad in a PC free world. As the website....

The cost of building an iPhone

By Joon | On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 - No Comments »

An Asymco analyst published an interesting report recently which tries to find out what it costs Apple to pay for the manufacturing of each iPhone. Because of the iPhone, Apple has become an even bigger company than it was just with the Mac. From iDB: Dediu uses a number of resources, including manufacturing information that has recently come to light thanks to ABC’s “A Trip to the iFactory”....

iPad 3: “Truly Amazing” Screen

By Joon | On Monday, February 13th, 2012 - No Comments »

A new report from AllThingsD from earlier this week is claiming that Apple will introduce the next generation iPad, the iPad 3, in the first week of March. The New York Times is also weighing in with its own sources who claim that the next generation iPad will have a much faster processor and a “truly amazing” screen that will be in an aluminum casing that will be nearly identical....

iPad 3 coming soon, iPad 2 models facing supply constraints

By Joon | On Sunday, February 12th, 2012 - No Comments »

Usually a solid indication on when an Apple product refresh is when the previous model of that specific product begins to get supplu shortages. We saw this prior to the launch of the iPad 2 in March, and we typically see this when Apple is about to launch some new Macs. Some examples have been the release of the MacBook Air, Pro and iMac prior to their 2011 refreshes. That same deal is happening....

How the iPhone was born

By Joon | On Monday, February 6th, 2012 - No Comments »

Former Apple product manager Bob Brochers recently had a lecture to students where he talked about the process of building the original iPhone and how it was built by a small team of engineers that was put together by the late Steve Jobs. MacNN went over some of the points. “What’s interesting is that the challenge Steve laid out for us when we created the iPhone wasn’t to make a touch-screen....

Follow the Superbowl on your iOS Device

By Joon | On Sunday, February 5th, 2012 - No Comments »

  Today is the Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants. Are you not going to be at home? Are you on the road for business? Don’t fret, you can still keep up with the Super Bowl on your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. You can keep up to date whether you are at home or you’re on the road and maybe get some extra information while you’re watching....

How Apple acquired the iPhone

By Joon | On Saturday, January 28th, 2012 - No Comments »

Adam Lachinsky recently published his new book Inside Apple, released just earlier this week, and is full of a lot storied from Apple’s past. Pieces of the book have been popping up over the internet over the last two weeks. The latest bit that we’ve come across is from the people over at Cult of Mac, who provides some insight onto the details around Apple’s “acquisition”....

Jailbreaking may soon be illegal again

By Joon | On Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 - No Comments »

  On the day of July 26th, 2010, the United States government made the act of jailbreaking electronic devices legal by federal law. This helped clear up a lot of the confusion that surrounded the world of jailbreaking and soothed the worries that many people had about the legality of jailbreaking. The past two years, we have enjoyed this freedom, with the most recent jailbreak being....

Tim Cook send congratulations to whole staff

By Joon | On Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 - No Comments »

Following today’s massive numbers from Apple, 9to5Mac received word that Apple CEO Tim Cook has sent a brief email to all Apple employees congratulating them on both a record setting holiday quarter and starting in 2012, the launch of the groundbreaking initiative with education with the new iBooks 2 and iPad textbooks. What is the most enticing piece of the email however is Cook telling....

iPhone 4S and iPad 2 iOS 5 Jailbreak Arrives

By Joon | On Saturday, January 21st, 2012 - 1 Comment »

Hacker p0sixninja just posted the long awaited untethered jailbreak for A5-driven devices running iOS 5 and iOS 5.0.1. The software has been a long awaited followup to the untethered iOS 5.0.1 jailbreak for no A5 devices, which was released last December. According to a couple of blogs, the new jailbreak, called Absinthe A5 was not a walk in the park. The updated greenpois0n tool is available....