Category Archives: iOS

Apple’s #BendGate has sparkled several bright marketing and fun ideas!

Ok, there’s too much hype about the recent iPhone 6+ #BendGate: supposedly, some iPhone 6+ early users reported bending and/or cracking of the brand new giant iPhone. Be it true or not (too much speculations and little investigation), the #BendGate, … Continue reading

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Sky Guide author builds largest image ever of the starred sky

Can you imagine a single 100,000 by 50,000 pixels image? SkyGuide‘s creator collected 37,000 individual photos to create this single amazing image, the largest true-color image of the entire sky ever made. Looks like the the iOS App will be … Continue reading

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Red Cross in the 21st century: donate for Sandy victims

USA has been hit by Sandy/aka Frankenstorm. The first message I got this morning (I live in Italy) on my iPhone while I was in the underground was from First Aid app by American Red Cross (check it here from … Continue reading

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iPhone 5 is here, and it’s huge! [live update]

Live updating about iPhone 5! Siri will be able to post on Facebook on your behalf! iTunes Store has now integration with Facebook Likes! iOS6 will work on all phones and tablets back to the 3GS. The iPhone costs the … Continue reading

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London 2012 Olympic Games: opening ceremony, media coverage and… plenty of smartphone and tablet apps!

London 2012! Opening ceremony will start today at 9PM (London time) at the Stratford Olympic stadium, well-known director Danny Boyle is in charge of directing the show. Friends at theiFile.com have just released a post including all official London 2012 … Continue reading

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Apple iTunes U + Piazza: Stanford classes go social

Stanford is taking that a step further by linking the Piazza social learning platform with one of the most popular iTunes U courses: Professor Paul Hegarty’s iPad and iPhone App Development. The new social media aspect of the course builds … Continue reading

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Apple’s WWDC: updates, next-gen MacBook Pros with Retina Display, iOS 6, Mountain Lion

In a nutshell, live from Apple’s 2012 annual Worldwide Developers Conference. Next-Gen #MacBookPro with #Retina Display $2199 #WWDC #Apple #macbook Get ready for Mac OS X Mountain Lion, shipping in July for $ 19.99 #WWDC #Apple #macbook #OSX #mountainlion #Twitter: … Continue reading

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Lego Brain Bricks: Build, Connect, Play (with an iPad, some electronics and a lot of Legos!)

Needless to say, I love this stuff! It just sums up some of the things I love the most: Lego, iPad gaming, some cool programming and some pretty electronics! LEGO® BrainBricks from Wonder Years on Vimeo. BrainBricks is a concept … Continue reading

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Nielsen Report says 1 in 2 mobile users own a smartphone

One out of every two mobile subscribers owns a smartphone of some kind, and those smartphone owners average 41 apps per device, according to the latest report from Nielsen. If those numbers sound staggering to you, consider where the mobile … Continue reading

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Facebook goes shopping and acquires Instagram; price tag: $1 billion

Breaking news: Facebook shoots a nice picture! Facebook is buying Instagram according to this post by Mark Zuckerberg. This is an important milestone for Facebook because it’s the first time we’ve ever acquired a product and company with so many … Continue reading

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