Tag Archives: iPhone 2G

‘iBooks’ bringing Apple into another lawsuit

I’d love to be one of Apple’s team of lawyers right now – business is booming between patent and trademark lawsuits. This time a New York-based book publisher is filing a lawsuit against Apple’s for its use of the “iBooks” moniker. The lawsuit, filed in Manhattan, alleges that Apple has infringed on their trademark with regards to the iBooks application….

De la Vega: We don’t sell iPhone unlocked?

Ralph De la Vega is the CEO of AT&T Mobility, an affiliate of AT&T, Inc. Today, he appeared on the All Things D conference stage, where he was questioned by Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg. Then, the stage was opened to questions from the media. Luckily for us, the editors of This is My Next were there, and they asked a very serious question: Why…

Crafty Cool: Angry Birds iPod Cases

This week’s Crafty Cool Pick are these Angry Birds iPod cases. Made of cut felt fabric, they feature rustic hand stitching juxtaposed by a snarling, angry bird. There are a few choices on design — either the birds face making up the entire case, or scaled down to feature the whole bird. Red and green birds are available, and she can size them to order if…

Apple issues Press Release to combat “Locationgate”

Apple released a few new tidbits of information today. The first was that the white iPhone 4 was coming tomorrow—without the A5, without a bigger screen; hopefully we’ll see those soon enough. Then came the news that Apple was launching the iPad 2 in twelve countries this week (Hong Kong, India, Israel, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore,…

Apple sued for “Locationgate”

Another Apple PR disaster is looming; it looks as though “Locationgate” is making its debut appearance in Federal Court. The suit was filed by two men—one with an iPhone, the other with an iPad 3G—and alleges that Apple knowingly collected and handled location data in a file with almost no security cautions. It still isn’t known yet what Apple does…

Apple iPhone – what does the future hold?

The iPhone launched in 2007. Its release was sensationalized to the max, and brought in a new dawn for the mobile phone. Whether you’re a die hard Android lover, or Apple hater, you cannot deny the impact that the iPhone had on the smartphone market. It brought in the first, really thumb-able touch screen, with a simple to use interface. Up until that…

App Review: Balloon Runner

Category: Games Price: $0.99 TiP Rating: 3/5 Release Date: Updated April 1, 2011 Version: 1.1 Seller: bang a rang interactive Rated: 4+ Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Requires iOS 4.1 or later. Link to app App Store Description: Float away with wonderful multi-color balloons! Soar the skies and zip through…

Is Jony Ive leaving Apple?

After Steve Jobs, Jony Ive is probably the most recognisable person at Apple. He’s in practically every promotional video, and is the man behind some of the most iconic products produced by the Cupertino company. If you’re unaware, he’s the guy behind the design of the iPod, iPhone, iPad and Aluminum unibody MacBooks. A rumor on Gizmodo states that…

WhiteD00r custom OS for iPhone 2G & 3G

Remember when iOS 4.2.1 came out for the iPhone 3G? The phone became so unbearable to use, I was glad that my contract with AT&T was up. Now I feel bad anytime I see my friend take out an old iPhone 3G runny 4.2.1, it’s just awfully slow. The folks on over at WhiteD00r have perfected their customized version of iOS 3.1.3 to look and perform exactly…

Breffo Spiderpodium – secure your iPhone to almost anything?

On our search for odd, and noteworthy accessories we often come across gadget huggers so practical and “out-there” we simply have to bring them to your attention. The Breffo Spiderpodium is one of these. Basically, imagine your Gorillapod, but with eight legs, and give it unlimited uses and you’re pretty much there. The Spiderpodium is being marketed as…