Tag Archives: iPod Touch

Rumor: iPod Touch, iPad to get email-based FaceTime?

Rumors that the iPod Touch will be getting a camera have been circulating for a while, and more recently, it’s starting to look like it may come with a front-facing camera. And why not? Adding a feature that makes FaceTime possible would be a plus for this device, as well as offer a new userbase with which iPhone 4 customers can vid chat. Throw iPad users…

Get your retro on! 10 nerd-chic apps to enjoy

I’m proud to say, I was born in the ’80s, and my first taste of a computer game was on the awesome Commodore Amiga. Remember those? They’re like, so totally early 90s. Back in the 80s and 90s being a nerd was not cool; now though, it is the height of awesomeness. Anyhoo, I bumped into the retro section on the App Store and got a teensy bit excited. I can be…

Another iPod Touch rumor: Hardware evidence of front camera?

A recent iPod Touch rumor that originated in the UK predicted a whole mess of upgrades for the iPhone’s little sibling. One of them was FaceTime, although there was no mention of a front-facing camera. Well, here’s that missing piece: Yesterday, there was some compelling evidence that a front cam really may be in store. A few components were spotted…

Rumor: iPod Touch to get 5MP cam, HD vid recording AND FaceTime

Stories about the iPod Touch possibly getting a camera aren’t new, but the latest gossip has the little sibling of the iPhone sporting a 5MP camera, HD video recording, and FaceTime Wifi video chatting. Here’s the scoop: According to ElectricPig, suppliers are indicating to UK-based retail outlet John Lewis that these features may be forthcoming. The…

Hulu intros subscription service, supports iPhone/iPad!

iOS 4—toting Hulu fans, the long wait is nearly over: Today, the company announced Hulu Plus, a new subscription service offering full current seasons from the top TV networks streaming in glorious HD. The best part? The service will be compatible with iPhones and iPads, via Wifi and 3G! (The not-so-best part? There will still be ads placed in the…

App Review: Pocket Vuvuzela

Category: Sports Price: FREE TiP Rating: 2/5 stars Release Date: 06/03/2010 Version: 2.0 Seller: Pareira and O’Dell Rated: 4+ Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Requires OS 3.0 or later. Link to app (clicking launches iTunes) App Store Description: Can’t make it to South Africa for the World Cup? Bring the thrill of the…

iParenting: 11 apps for special-needs kids

As every parent (or uncle, cousin, or friend) knows, parenting is a tough and rewarding job. The challenge can be compounded when a child has special needs. Regardless of whether those needs are physical, emotional, developmental, or very often, a combination of any or all of these, they can makes an already tough job seem impossible at times, and the…

Future Apple devices to have HD radio?

A recent patent filed by Apple, shows that the company may be taking a new approach with their iDevices. An HD  tuner would let these gadgets scan radio broadcasts, as well as perform content-based searches for stations by particular songs, genres, artists, etc. With a tagging feature already in use by the iPod Nano, it is to be expected that you would…

Coming soon: SNES for iPad, controlled by iPhone (for jailbreakers)

Ever wanted to play all those games you used to as a kid? (Or those retro ones your parents used to love?) If you have a jailbroken device, that’s all within reach. The SNES emulator, available via Cydia, offers all this and more. Now, with jailbreaks for the iPad all the rage, you can even enjoy all this on a much larger screen, thanks to developer…

Jailbreakers Tues – searching on your iPhone

. There have been many disadvantages when it comes to searching on your iPhone. Whether it be the debate between Google vs. Bing or even a generalized search function for your iPhone. This week I present you an alternative to not just searching the web from your iPhone, but searching everything that is on it. It goes without saying, to take…