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  1. Slow and unreliable downloads from Apple CDN (App store)

    Telus High Speed Internet and Home Phone
    I have had Telus 15Mbit ADSL for many years and just recently have come across an issue accessing content on Apple's Content Distribution Network (CDN) that is negatively impacting our house – and likely those of other customers as well. For the past several weeks we have been having...
  2. Apple App store offers 44% more apps than Android Market

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    For anyone keeping score. The result is the Apple Store now offers about 50% more Apps than the Android Market (460K to 320K). read more
  3. Report: Number of Android Market apps now over 300,000

    Industry News
    A recent report by Research2Guidance detailing the size of the Android Market has found that more than 320,000 apps are now available for download from the Android Market. The researchers estimate that, by the end of September 2011, over 500,000 apps had been initially published on the Android...
  4. Amazon Appstore lets users preview Android apps

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    Adding to the many features that make Amazon's Appstore better than the Android Market, the platform lets users preview apps before they buy them. The feature, called Test Drive, enables customers to navigate around an Android emulator and play around with any game or app for a limited time...
  5. Mobile App sales expected to top $15 Billion in 2011

    Industry News
    Worldwide revenue from the sale of of mobile applications is projected to surpass $15.1 billion in 2011, up 190 percent from $5.2 billion in 2010, according to research firm Gartner. The revenue estimates consist of both end users buying applications from Mobile App stores and the advertising...
  6. Version 2 of PayPal Send Money App for iPhone released

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    PayPal today announced Version 2.0 of the PayPal Send Money app which gives iPhone users the ability to access their PayPal account. Features include Bump money transfers, Split Check and Collect Money. I am going to download and try it out.
  7. Business apps for sale at Google Marketplace

    Industry News
    Google this week launched the Google Apps Marketplace, an online store which offers a collection of business services and applications that work over the net. The company says that at launch, more than fifty companies are selling cloud applications in the marketplace. Although it's exciting...
  8. Apple purges adult themed apps from app store

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    Apple is reported to have removed over 5,000 adult themed applications from its iTunes app store after consumers began complaining about the apps containing sexually suggestive material. The purge, which appears to have begun in the last several days, has led to the removal of apps which...
  9. Apple purges over 5,000 adult themed apps from app store

    Industry News
    Apple is reported to have removed over 5,000 adult themed applications from its iTunes app store after consumers began complaining about the apps containing sexually suggestive material. The purge, which appears to have begun in the last several days, has led to the removal of apps which...
  10. iTunes App store tops PCW best products of 2009 list

    Industry News
    It's only the end of October but PC World has already published its best products of 2009 in which the magazine names its top 100 list of the best products of the year. Topping the list is a service which was actually released in 2008, the Apple iTunes App store. The magazine says it’s in...
  11. Iphone gets a Spreadsheet Application

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    For those that might be interested.
  12. Apple blocks competitive products from iPhone App Store--surprised?

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    With little clarity on what constitutes "duplicate functionality", Apple rejected the iPhone podcast client Podcaster on the grounds that "since Podcaster assists in the distribution of podcasts, it duplicates the functionality of the Podcast section of iTunes". Interesting commentary on...
  13. App Store Downloads Top 100 Million Worldwide

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    Apple today announced that iPhone and iPod touch users have downloaded more than 100 million applications from its groundbreaking new App Store since its launch on July 11, 2008. More than 3,000 applications are currently available on the App Store, with over 90 percent priced at less than $10...
  14. New iPod touch announced

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    from Apple rocks. New Ipod Touch is thinner with a stainless steel design. Difference from 1st generation is integrated volume controls in the side, a built-in speaker and the genius player plus built-in receiver that will make it work with the Nike + iPod system that lets people chart their...
  15. New Nano announced

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    from Jobs speach The new nano, Apple's thinnest ever has a larger screen than its predecessor with a high-res display in portrait mode. Features: A new curved aluminum design with curved glass over the display, an accelerometer, and the ability to create genius playlists even when it’s not...
  16. itunes 8 announced

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    Announced this afternoon by Jobs onstage... Apple is also introducing iTunes 8. It will have HD, accessibility for those with disabilities, new browsing, and something called genius. Genius Puts songs together that go together based on associations by other Apple users. Information about...
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