Category Archives: iOS
It’s not a surprise that Apple is already developing new iPhone, and new a new version of iOS, but earlier this week The Next Web claims to have seen the evidence of Apple’s next handset and mobile system. It seems that one iOS developer discovered that the app name “iPhone 6.1″ running iOS 7 was making requests from an IP address within Apple’s campus. iPhone 6 is believed to be launched in the middle of this year. The Next Web also tells that “although OS and device data can be faked, the unique IP footprint leading back to Apple’s Cupertino campus leads us to believe that this is not one of those attempts.” This report confirms that Apple continues to regularly push new iPhone models and new iOS versions, and it confirms just that, nothing more.
Hackulous, service, which provides free apps for download for jailbraked iOS devices, has been shut down. In statement on the Hackulous site, team tells that they are sad to announce that they are closing the service. The Hackulous repository used for Jailbreak app Cydia has also gone offline, taking Installous and all the apps with it. There’s still plenty of users in that service, while the site told why they closed it’s service, it’s wont make much sense. Torrentfreak points out that lack of iPhone 5 jailbreak and long wait times for updated jailbreaks might be the biggest reasons for closing the service. Check out the statement after the break.
Wondering how much successful startup companies makes money in Finland? Wonder no more. Clash of Clans and Hay Day developer, Finnish studio Supercell is generating approximately $1 million in gross revenues a day, putting it a head of EA, Rovio, Gree and Zynga in the list of top iOS publishers by monthly revenues in November, according to report from The Next Web.
Supercell currently employees 70 members, and it’s revenues comes from two games only, if you compare that to EA, who has 969 iOS apps on the markets, it’s pretty impressive, right? The Next Web also reports that Apple takes it’s 30% cut of transactions, Supercell nets 700,000$ a day from game sales and in microtransactions within Hay Day and Clash of Clans.
Apple has just released iOS 6.0.2 update to eligible devices(eligible devices after the break). The update fixes long lasting Wi-Fi connectivity bug. Apple has tried to fox the issue in previous update, but the bug seemed to be too hard to fix with one update. There’s not much details on what else this update will include than the Wi-Fi bug fix.
The update is available now or in the near future in either iTunes or Software update in your iOS device.
Google has just announced Capture app for iOS, that let’s you record your videos straight to YouTube. The Capture app is currently available only for iPhone and iPod Touch, and Android version is set to launch “in the future”. Capture app will be available in App Store some time today.
With Capture app you can shoot video directly from within the new tool, you can also send the links to Google+, Facebook or Twitter, and to upload it directly to YouTube. You can also select from private, unlisted or public sharing options. Check out the Capture app video after the break.
Long wait is over, and yes Google Maps for iOS is finally here. Google Maps was previously the Map App for iOS to go, but then Apple decided to ditch the app and develop their own one, and we all know how that ended. Google Maps for iOS now includes turn-by-turn navigation. There’s currently no iPad optimized version yet, but the Maps app is iPhone 5 ready, head on the iTunes to get yourself new Google Maps app.