With Monday’s WWDC keynote in the can, Apple developers and users alike are now in “when can I get my bloody hands on this thing” mode for iOS 6, the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system.
The new iOS features many of the updates we were expecting, a completely redesigned Maps app, deep Facebook integration, and improved Siri functionality but will also sport some unexpected additions like Passbook, shared Photostreams and improved calling features.
So which Apple users will be eligible to upgrade to iOS 6 when it becomes available this fall?
iOS 6 will be compatible with iPhone 3GS, 4 and 4S models, the 4th generation iPod touch, the iPad 2 and of course the new iPad… Continue reading…
Apple is strengthening its push into the Chinese market, and with that may come the iOS integration of China’s largest search engine Baidu. Bloomberg‘s sources say that Baidu, which is China’s largest search engine, will be announced as a new iOS feature at the company’s developer conference WWDC in June. Currently, Apple supports both Bing […] http://goo.gl/TrGhc
As expected, prepaid wireless carrier Virgin Mobile will begin offering Apple’s iPhone at the end of the month. But unexpectedly, Virgin will offer a plan for the device starting at an unheard-of $30 per month. “This month marks Virgin Mobile USA’s tenth birthday,” said Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, in a statement. “And […] http://goo.gl/GMU9a
Sprint is reportedly next in line to offer pre-paid iPhones in the U.S., according to a new report. Sprint is gearing up to launch pre-paid iPhones under its Virgin Mobile subsidiary starting in July, the _Wall Street Journal_ reported on Tuesday. The move would allow consumers to purchase and use an iPhone without deciding between a wireless contract and a hefty price tag. The news comes just days after Leap Wireless’s prepaid subsidiary Cricket Wireless announced a $55 monthly prepaid plan for the iPhone, without a two-year commitment for the device. If Virgin Mobile launches its own plan, it will become the second U.S. mobile carrier to offer the service without a wireless contrac… Continue reading… http://goo.gl/hFuJf
Sprint-owned wireless carrier Virgin Mobile will soon offer Apple’s incredibly popular iPhone, according to the Wall Street Journal. Virgin Mobile will become the second prepaid carrier to get the iPhone, after Cricket Wireless. Starting June 22, Cricket’s service will run $55 a month for unlimited data, texting, and calling. In light of that plan, we […] http://goo.gl/nS5Lx
Smartphones continue to get smaller and more beautiful, and the accessories paired with them should be no exception — the creators of Wallee M… http://goo.gl/pWhcg
The 20 million+ people worldwide on Foursquare have created an incredibly detailed crowdsourced directory. BlindSquare is a new app that’s… http://goo.gl/wjuEO