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SDK for Pebble Watch is now live

If you’re interested in developing for the Pebble smartwatch, or you have one and can’t wait to see some applications come to the device, the wait just got shorter. Pebble has released its SDK which allows developers to add Pebble support to their applications and create new watch faces for the device. In case you don’t remember, Pebble is the company that…

Australian Court: Apple must complete canceled store

An Australian court has handed down an interesting order today, according to a report out of ifoAppleStore.com. The report says that a Queensland court ruled that Apple must pay for construction costs in order to get the building in a “end-of-lease handover” state, or a state that the owner may find another tenant. The store that the case is talking about…

Apple having US network issues: affecting iMessage and App Store

We’re getting scattered reports on Twitter that Apple is having network issues affecting both its iMessage service and the App Store. With our TiP base in the UK unaffected the problem appears to be confined to the USA. Apple call centers have confirmed the problems, and in the last few moments the outage has been posted to Apple’s System Status…

Epic iPad Mini controller hits Techdy

An iPad Mini gaming accessory named Game D has surfaced on Techdy this week, as its founding team push for fundraising in order to produce the device. The controller, which doubles up as a smart cover looks absolutely awesome. It’s built from aluminum, and allows you to game in a flat, hand held configuration, or upright in a more arcade-style gaming…

Twitter expected to launch music app tomorrow

Twitter is expected launch its new standalone iOS music-discovery app at Coachella festival tomorrow. Twitter bought music discovery service wearehunted.com last month, and tomorrow should bear the fruits of that purchase. The app will integrate with third-party apps and music services like iTunes to bring you clips of music that you may like….

Apple will pay $53 million to settle iPhone warranty lawsuit

Apple has agreed to pay $53 million to settle a class action lawsuit over claims it failed to honor warranty agreements on its devices. Filed in San Francisco, the settlement will be dealt with in the next few weeks, and should see payouts to potentially thousands of customers who are caught up in the case, most of whom found that Apple were…

In-app purchases to face UK Watchdog scrutiny

Following a string of In-App purchase stories and scandals, Apple’s In-App purchase system is to face investigation from UK watchdog agency the Office of Fair Trading. Following a 300% increase in complaints, and several high profile news stories, the UK watchdog is seeking to find out if the games are “misleading, commercially aggressive or…

iPad 5 could sport trimmed LEDs to shed thickness

As we push on into 2013, the iPad 5 rumors are beginning to pick up speed. The general consensus seems to be that the next iPad will sport the thinner bezels first introduced on the iPad mini, there’s also a good chance that it will feature the same slate finish and smaller form factor. Apple is renowned for making its devices thinner and lighter…

iPhone 5 now available at T-Mobile

The iPhone 5 is finally available at T-Mobile! After months of waiting, the iPhone 5, and two older generations can now be bought absent a contract from T-Mobile. Thanks to a massive business overhaul, T-Mobile has done away with contracts and subsidies, meaning that the iPhone 5 can now be purchased with a down-payment of 99$ (16GB), followed by 20$…