That’s the latest rumor from a smartphone enthusiast site, which says Apple is on the verge of ditching the familiar 30-pin jack for a smaller “micro dock.”
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We know. We know. Everyone still hasn’t stopped talking about how many iPhone 4Ses Apple sold last quarter, and here we are reporting on new rumors about the next one. But this most recent iPhone 5 rumor has piqued our interest more than usual.
9to5 Mac reports that a Foxconn worker told them that the next-generation iPhone, tentatively called the iPhone 5, is gearing up for production. According to the report, there are several different samples, each of which varies slightly from the others, so it’s impossible to determine which will be final. (more…)
The Angry Birds fever continues to spread, with reports of the franchise reaching record numbers. Rovio’s Ville Heijari, reports on All Things D that an astounding 6.5 million people downloaded the popular bird flicking game on their devices during Christmas Day. (more…)
It appears the iPad gamepad of our dreams has finally arrived. The 60beat is a full-sized gamepad designed for iOS devices and it connects to iPads and iPhones via the headphone jack. While there aren’t many games that support the technology (yet), the concept is fairly simple. The controller works by sending signals through the devices’ microphone jack.
Package includes : GamePad and Audio Splitter
4 foot cable from GamePad to headphone jack
Color is white with black joysticks and buttons
Made from hard resin plastic
Because it is portable it won’t bog down your baggage like the iCade accessory and it should be trivial for games makers to add support in future titles. $50 is a little pricey, but it might mean the difference between fun and failure when it comes to run and jump classics like Mega Man on the iPad.
Via : Techcrunch
Mobile analytics firm Mobilewalla has ranked the top apps across all four mobile platforms for 2011, using its own ranking system known at the “Mobilewalla Score.” Instead of looking at raw user ratings, this scoring system is an algo
rithm that analyzes a variety of factors in addition to ratings, including an app’s position within its own category, volume, social media sentiment and more. (more…)