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Foxconn reports a 13% rise in profits

Foxconn, the manufacturer responsible for the production of most of Apple’s iPad and iPhones, has reported a swift 13 per cent rise in net profit to 106.7B new Taiwan dollars (US$3.5B). The report comes from the WSJ, with the rise in profit following record iPhone and iPad sales, despite the number of people using competing Android smartphones and…

Top 5 Sports News Apps

Being a huge sports fan, I find iOS to be a fantastic tool for gathering sports information, be it scores, news and more. With that in mind, there are some great sports apps out there that cover a very wide range of sport, and I’ve brought together five of my favourite! ESPN SportsCenter – Free ESPN offers a fantastic interface, with a great range of…

Roku CEO calls Apple TV a money-loser and an iPad accessory

Roku CEO Anthony Wood isn’t worried about rumors of an updated Apple TV. At Re/code’s Code/Media conference, he described Apple TV as an iPad accessory and claimed that it loses money for Apple. Apple TV is essentially an accessory for the iPad. They lose money, which is unusual for Apple. If you’re losing money, why would you want to sell more? Wood…

Build your own clock app for iPhone [Code Tutorial]

Using time in an app is something many users want to do. For whatever reason you may have, using the current time can be a vital backbone to your application. If you have an app idea that needs to use the time, but don’t know where to start: here you go. Or if you want to just build a nice looking clock app to throw on your phone, here is a simple way to…

Microsoft Word for iPad – First Look

Microsoft just unveiled its Office Suite for iPad (better late than never), which includes the mainstay of work offices everywhere: Microsoft Word. In the modern age, it’s hard to find anyone who hasn’t relied on Word for at least some part of the education or work life. It’s why so many, for so long have waited painfully patiently for it to land on the…

Microsoft launches Office for iPad

It’s finally here! As rumored, Microsoft has just announced its full Office suite for iPad. At its San Francisco event, CEO Sayta Nadella has announced a string of new initiatives and products, but this is certainly the most exciting. In a very similar format to Apple’s own office suite for the iPad, Microsoft’s Office will include Word, PowerPoint…

Apple offer refunds for in-app purchases made by children

Apple has today emailed iTunes account holders giving them a chance to ask for a refund for in-app purchases made by a minor on their account. The company previously agreed to pay at least $32.5 million in refunds, and make changes to its in-app purchase mechanisms, as part of a settlement in a Federal Trade Commission unfair billing practises…