Apple investigates SuperDrives issue

As we have reported earlier, several incidents of SuperDrive failures were reported to us. The SuperDrives either responded inappropriately or not at all, after many users had installed Apple’s latest OS, Snow Leopard. We were very aware of that there was a problem, but it has been difficult to determine the scale of it. But…

Vodafone UK Also Going To Sell iPhone?

O2, the iPhone carrier in the UK, no longer has the exclusivity to sell the iPhone in the UK. Yesterday, we reported you about another carrier that’s going to sell the iPhone in the UK; Orange. Today, Vodafone joined the club as well. Both carriers started negotiating with Apple almost a year ago.It seems the…

Apple is Running out of iMacs and Mac Minis

Another clue has just appeared to a nearly product upgrade on the desktop based Macs. This week, Apple has informed its direct sales channels, that iMac and Mac Mini has entered a period of constraint, but without any official reason. For instance, Amazon.com, one of the company’s largest authorized Mac dealers, ran out of all…

Sweet Rumor: Touchscreen Apple Remote Soon

Boy Genius post provokes an exciting rumor. They’ve posted an image of a product mockup for a forthcoming touchscreen remote that may be launched with an updated Apple TV. While the mockup appears to show a rather sophisticated device that initially seems hard to believe, the report notes that the source providing the image is…

Newton Developer Michael Tchao Back to Apple

The New York Times reports that Michael Tchao, one of the Newton developers, has been rehired by Apple after 15 years of absence. Michael Tchao’s new position at Apple will be as Vice President of Product Marketing, and he will report directly to Philip Schiller, Senior Vice President. Michael Tchao worked for the Cupertino-based company…

Orange to offer iPhone service in the UK?

So, UK is going to have another carrier to deliver the iPhone. Their current iPhone carrier is O2, but later this year Orange will join the club. There are already a couple of countries who have more than one carrier for the iPhone, like Italy and Czechia. Maybe this can change some things elsewhere in…

iWork 09 Updated To 9.0.3 – iWork.com improved

Apple has today released an update to iWork ‘09. The update fixes a number of minor issues and improves some specific areas in the software, included: 1- Reducing file size of images that have Instant Alpha applied 2- Managing file size when inserting some movies 3- Working with dates and durations in the Chart Data…

It Happens Only in Japan!

It’s about one Japanese guy, one helmet, one iPhone, one bicycle and a good sense of humor. A chinese guy, with a helmet with an iPhone attached to it, on a bicycle and a futuristic display in front of his eyes. Okay, I’m joking…a little. A Japanese company called, Ubiquitous Entertainment, made this prototype helmet…

Download: Custom Custom Firmware 3.1 For iPhone 3Gs

Yesterday the iPhone DevTeam released the latest version of PwnageTool. Unfortunately it is still for Mac users only. Here you can download custom 3.1 firmwares for your 3Gs, but read the rules before downloading. First thing you need to do is to jailbreak your iPhone 3Gs using firmware 3.0 or 3.0.1. If you are on…

Two Billion App Store Apps Have Been Downloaded

Apple has today send out an announcement, that the iTunes App Store has now surpassed 2 billion downloads of 85,000 different apps to 50 million iPhones and iPod Touchs, made by more than 125,000 developers. “The rate of App Store downloads continues to accelerate with users downloading a staggering two billion apps in just over…