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Hardware expected in latest iPad

The run-up to Apple’s latest reveal has set gadget websites alight, generating a buzz that will only start subsiding once the Cupertino-based company has said what they have to say. Most prominent of the talk is that Apple will be dropping the numbering system for the latest iteration of their popular tablet. The expected title for the newest iPad is the iPad HD, so named because of the scre...[Read More]

Rumour: New iPad to be available next Friday?

A report from 9to5Mac, citing an “Apple Store source who has been reliable in the past”, claims that preparations are underway for a large Apple Store event scheduled for 16 March. This is fuelling speculation that the iPad 3/iPad HD will be made available a little over a week from today’s announcement. Two new Apple stores will be opening on Friday 16 March, one in Texas and the...[Read More]

Android max app size goes up

The maximum size for Android apps will be taking one giant leap for mobile-kind according to an announcement on the Android Developers blog. Apps have previously been limited to a paltry 50MB, which is fine for conventional app downloads, but Google have opted to increase the file size ceiling to 4GB allow for other application types like 3D interactive games. The APK file that apps use will still...[Read More]

Android max app size goes up

The maximum size for Android apps will be taking one giant leap for mobile-kind according to an announcement on the Android Developers blog. Apps have previously been limited to a paltry 50MB, which is fine for conventional app downloads, but Google have opted to increase the file size ceiling to 4GB allow for other application types like 3D interactive games. The APK file that apps use will still...[Read More]

Asus to be first with Jelly Bean?

Asus is hoping that they will be the first to offer Android 5.0 on their devices. The company believes that their relationship with Google will allow them to be first out the gate with Android Jelly Bean. Asus’ Benson Lin told TechRadar, “Asus is very close to Google, so once they have Android 5.0 I think there will be a high possibility that we will be the first wave to offer the Jell...[Read More]

Asus to be first with Jelly Bean?

Asus is hoping that they will be the first to offer Android 5.0 on their devices. The company believes that their relationship with Google will allow them to be first out the gate with Android Jelly Bean. Asus’ Benson Lin told TechRadar, “Asus is very close to Google, so once they have Android 5.0 I think there will be a high possibility that we will be the first wave to offer the Jell...[Read More]

Marvel enters the iBookstore

Comic book heavyweight Marvel has opted to plunge all the way onto Apple’s iBookstore and has released more than 80 graphic novels for sale. Marvel already has a dedicated iOS application that focuses on single issue releases but the recently-announced foray onto the iBookstore will collections being bundled into single editions covering everything from Amazing Spider-Man Masterworks Vol. 1 ...[Read More]

Marvel enters the iBookstore

Comic book heavyweight Marvel has opted to plunge all the way onto Apple’s iBookstore and has released more than 80 graphic novels for sale. Marvel already has a dedicated iOS application that focuses on single issue releases but the recently-announced foray onto the iBookstore will collections being bundled into single editions covering everything from Amazing Spider-Man Masterworks Vol. 1 ...[Read More]

Haptics tech demoed at MWC

Two companies, Immersion and Senseg, demonstrated advances in haptics technology at the Mobile World Congress this year. Haptics technology is a tactile innovation that gives users the impression that they can feel what is being seen on an electronic device. The technology has been around for some time, mostly utilising vibration or force feedback but both Immersion and Senseg have something new t...[Read More]

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