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Konami releases new Metal Gear Solid Touch screen shots; wait almost over

March 12th, 2009

With Metal Gear Solid Touch dropping next Wednesday, Konami decided to push out one more round of screen shots in an effort to rekindle interest as the company prepares to finally release its first crack at MGS for Apple handsets. Konami also reiterated release details as follows: A special ‘Advance Edition’ of Metal Gear Solid …

Cydia creator looking to launch competitive paid app store

March 6th, 2009

Cupertino will be none too happy to hear the news but Cydia creator Jay Freeman is looking to turn Cydia into an all-out application store. Cydia, for those unaware, is one of two hubs iPhone and iPod Touch owners use to obtain unauthorized apps on jailbroken handsets. Think of it as a cross between the …

SoftBank prepares to offer iPhone 3G for free in Japan

February 26th, 2009

The iPhone 3G might be selling like hotcakes here in the US but it looks like other countries may be a bit reluctant to hand over standard functionality such as MMS and copy/paste in exchange for the smooth touchscreen ride the iPhone affords. According to a press release issued by SoftBank Mobile early this morning, …

Rumblings resurface regarding lack of App Store trials

February 8th, 2009

It’s hard to fault a product that has been as successful as Apple’s App Store. Sales are through the roof, just about every major competitor has already copied the concept or at least plans to and perhaps most importantly, iPhone and iPod Touch users love it. As is often the case however, Apple seems to …

Another blow for FT; court upholds ruling against iPhone exclusivity

February 4th, 2009

France Telecom is not in a good place right now. Imagine the time, negotiations and bags of money resources it took to score iPhone 3G exclusivity on Orange for a five-year term all to see things evaporate thanks to the scrappy Bouygues Telecom. Appealing to the Competition Council, Bouygues contested that this exclusivity agreement seriously …

Apple planning to bring video-recording to the iPhone?

February 2nd, 2009

From the time it was released until today, one of the many gripes about the iPhone is its lack of video-recording capabilities (and MMS and copy/paste, we know). For the time being, only those who jailbreak their iPhones can enjoy video recording with apps like Cycorder. While nothing has been confirmed yet, it would appear …

New iPhone OS hints at new iPhone

January 29th, 2009

No, it’s not exactly a mystery that the world can expect Apple to release the third iteration of its iPhone this Summer. A little hint of confirmation here and there never hurt anyone however, and it looks like Macrumors dug up a nice little morsel present in 2.2.1 and even earlier builds of 2.x firmware. …

Apple’s newly awarded multi-touch patent might make Palm uneasy

January 27th, 2009

Do you remember the day the iPhone was unveiled during Steve Jobs’ famous keynote at MacWorld 2007? You might recall him wowing the world with multi-touch features and following it up by saying Apple is going to patent all of it. Two very short years later, Apple got its wish from the US Patent Office …