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The days of Steve Jobs cursing and expressing his deep hatred for Flash are far from over. Apparently the Apple CEO is looking for companions in its anti-Flash campaign with Wall Street Journal being one of them. Gawker’s reports discloses Jobs asking WSJ to drop Flash for the iPad, while meeting with the news corporation in New York. This time he had more words in its vocabulary to reveal the ugly side of Flash as he called it a CPU Hog and a source of security holes.
It looks like Steve Jobs efforts to reduce prices for TV shows on iTunes are finally paying off. Les Moonves, the CBS CEO says that they will be cutting down the prices of some of its TV shows from $1.99 to $.99. The CEO said this today in the company’s earning call.
An authorized biography of Steve Jobs is in the works. Walter Isaacson, who happens to be the former managing editor of Time Magazine is believed to be the biographer of this book. The good news here is this, unlike previous occasions, Apple CEO is in a cooperation mood and will give a helping hand in the formulation of this book.
John Gruber of Daring Fireball has outlined the 10 most pressing issues that Apple is facing. He shared his work and thoughts while attending the MacWorld 2010 presentation. Some of his points reflect the reservations or disadvantages that I have always had regarding the Cupertinos such as the slow response time for vulnerabilities, too much love for AT&T and more. All this makes it a must read post. Top 10 issues listed after the jump.
Attention iPhone and iPod Touch game lovers specially fans of X2 games! X2 Games has unleashed what you have been waiting for – X2 Snowboarding. You don’t need to go to specific places to fulfill your snowboarding desire. All you need to have is one of Apple’s premium gadget and X2 Snowboarding which can be downloaded from the App Store. Features list and download link after the jump.
X2 Snowboarding is a fast-paced extreme sports simulation, combining console quality graphics & physics with arcade style game play. Players compete in a series of freestyle, race & trick-race events across an international stage.
It has been not long since Apple unleashed iPhone 3.1.3. One thing that has been desperately awaited is the baseband unlock, which Apple updated to 05.12.01. The exploit has been discovered for the latest baseband. This means now you can jailbreak and unlock your iPhone/iPod Touch running on iPhone 3.1.3 with baseband 05.12.01.
Attention iPhone developers, Apple has released iPhone SDK 3.2 Beta 2. The second beta brings a lot of bug fixes plus one or two new addtions. Complete changes list after the jump.
As expected, nearer the Mobile World Congress gets, hotter the rumor mill becomes. This round of rumor comes from a PPCGeek user and is all about the much talked about Windows Phone 7 aka Windows Mobile 7. The source seems to have gotten hold of detailed information in terms of the features that the next iteration of Windows Mobile will bring. These details are next to official, which means we might be onto something real. Features listed after the jump.
If you thought that iTunes song preview was the only preview feature you will be getting your hands on, then think again. Apple has brought what you have been wishing for. Yes, that’s right. Starting from now, the web based version of iTunes will give you a preview of the iPhone app that you intend to purchase – a user-experience feature if you like.
Attention all iPhone and iPod Touch users, specially the ones with jailbroken units – Apple has stopped signing iPhone OS 3.1.2. What does this mean? It means that the iPhone 3GS or iPod Touch 3G users who didn’t store their TTS in Cydia or Rock for that matter are in big trouble. They are left with nothing but to upgrade to the just released iPhone 3.1.3 which means a non jailbroken iPhone/iPod Touch.