Apple Rolls Out iPhone 5 Ad Blitz [VIDEOS]
You might think since customers were lining up around the block on Friday to buy the iPhone 5 that Apple wouldn’t need to bother with a new ad campaign for the device, but you’d be wrong.
The tech giant rolled out four ads for the device Friday that tout various new features including a larger screen size, the ability to take panoramic photos and the new EarPod.
“Thumb,” above muses on the fact that the iPhone 5 is the shape and size of your hand, a “dazzling display of common sense.” The three other ads are below…
Apple users updating to iOS 6 122% faster than iOS 5
Earlier this week we reported that over 15% of devices had been updated within the first 24 hours, which may sound like a small number, but compared to updates on Android — is actually quite high…
Turn Your Old iPod Into A New iPhone Using FreedomPop
Meet the FreedomPop. The $99 iPhone sleeve case turns your iPod Touch (generation 4) into an iPhone with all the connection speed of the latest model plus 1GB of free data every month, enough for basic email and iMessage texting…
Shoparoo promises a fun iPhone-alternative to box top school fundraising
– The Unofficial Apple Weblog
If you’re a parent like I am, you may be collecting box tops for your school. Box tops are great — they help schools raise funds in a really effective way. For those who don’t know, select merchandise in grocery stores contain a redemption value for school fundraising, usually a few pennies per item bought.
Due to the labor of dealing with these box tops, they can also be a big pain. Someone has to collect them, bundle them, count them and track them.
Now there’s a new entry in the school fundraising arena…
Life Is Good: Chrome Is My iPhone’s Default Browser
Android users like to make fun of Apple devotees because so much of what you can do with a jailbroken iPhone is just normal on Google’s mobile OS. And they’re right, to an extent. You should be able to do simple things like rename apps, customize the look of the home screen and choose default applications for email and Web browsing, just as you’ve done on your desktop for decades…
Top 10 Windows 8 Features #3: Shared Media
Unlike almost any other mass-produced product, the success of technology gadgets today is gauged by the eagerness of consumers to get rid of them and replace them with the newest version. Witness the early reviews of iPhone 5. Technology thrives on our innate ability to be simultaneously enthusiastic and transient…
Apple today told the Wall Street Journal that the iPhone 5 has far surpassed any previous models in terms of pre-orders…
TUAW Origin Stories: Cydia
– The Unofficial Apple Weblog
This was a special treat for me, being a huge fan of anyone who hacks a closed system to make it better. In this Origin Stories we learn how Jay Freeman (saurik) got started in programming and how he came to create Cydia.
Cydia is the premiere “alternative” apps venue outside Apple’s own App Store. Jailbreak fans know it well, and yes, you must jailbreak your iPhone to use it.
But as jailbreakers know, using Cydia means having access to a plethora of useful tweaks and enhancements in iOS…