Posts by Cameron Buchan

Straight from the horse’s mouth: Google Now not yet coming to iOS

Following the claim from Google Chairman Eric Schmidt that Google Now for iOS was just around the corner, both Apple and Google have announced that the app’s launch is in-fact not as near as you might have imagined. Apple told CNET that it had not received the app to review, while Google has confirmed, saying: “We have not submitted Google Now to Apple’s…

AlbumShare lets you send photo albums via text messages

Isn’t it annoying when you have too many photos to send to somebody at once? Well, AlbumShare is a new app that can help you. The application has just landed on the App Store, and allows you to send entire albums to your friends or family in a single text message. It works in a really simple way, you just make a photo album, choose the contacts you want to…

75% of Apple’s energy is renewable, with some facilities using 100% environmentally friendly energy

Apple’s environmental progress report has been released today (Thursday), and it includes some really incredible statistics on the company’s energy usage. Amazingly, 75% of Apple’s energy comes from renewable sources, that is solar, wind, hydro and geothermal, while in some places, such as its data centers and Cupertino HQ, this figure is at 100%, meaning…

Temple Run 2 gets its first major update, introducing daily/weekly challenges and more

Ever since its release, I’ve been a fan of the Temple Run franchise. However, one thing that bothers me about it, and something that is way more present in the more recent Temple Run 2, is its lack of replay value. Once you unlock your powerups and characters, there really isn’t a lot going on. Fortunately, though, Imangi Studios – developer of the game -…

Samsung hopes to relieve charges of patent infringement on 14 of Apple’s products with new jury trial

The biggest story on Apple last year was undoubtedly its long lasting courtroom dispute with Korean arch-nemesis Samsung, a story which resolved with a $1.05bn dollar fine in damages for Samsung to pay. The argument began when Apple accused the Korean company of patent infringement on 14 of Samsung’s products. Well, now the two are at it again, with…