The Chinese website Caing.com reported that the iPhone 4 will be launched in China on September 16th. According to a “source” the provider China Unicom will sell the iPhone 4 that you can purchase on the China Unicom website. China Unicom is the exclusive provider of the iPhone and already launched the 8GB iPhone 3GS on August 9th. » Rumor: iPhone 4 Due In China On September 16th!
Apple rejected a new app from the App Store. You probably think that’s nothing new, but the reason for rejecting this app from the App Store is one we have not seen before. Apple rejected a update for the application Read It Later because, “they require customers to register with personal information without providing account-based features”. What does this actually mean and why is it not allowed by Apple? Luckily Apple send Weiner “the creator of the app” a email “after the break” with a little more explanation. » Apple Will Reject Apps That Require User Registration First?
PC World is reporting that Apple may release a new iPad in December. According to the report this new iPad will include a 7 inch touch screen “iPad mini?”. The report comes from a Taiwanese Economic Daily News financial newspaper that also correctly reported that Apple was making the original iPad. Now they claim Taiwanese companies starting to assemble a 7-inch iPad for Apple. The report also says that Apple has tapped Compal Electronics to assemble the new iPad, Compal Electronics is one of the largest contract laptop computer makers in the world. » Rumor: New iPad Coming This December?
Lately there are a lot of problems in the iDevice world, take the iPhone 3GS for example. If you have iOS 4 installed, you maybe already noticed that it isn’t working as it supposed to be. A lot of iPhone 3GS devices with firmware iOS 4, will execute a reset while making phone calls “mostly when the phone call is longer than 5 minutes”. It looks like the issue is caused by multitasking. To prevent you iDevice from rebooting automatically, you can try to turn of all the applications that have multitasking enabled. You can read about it on the Apple Discussion Forum. » iPhone 3GS With iOS 4 Automatically Reboots When Making Phone Calls
Apple will bring a major update “very soon” to their site which will add way more social aspects to the site. Till now you can only fill out some basic profile information, but after the update you will be able to edit your user profile, biographies, user images, the ability to personalize your homepage, select your preferences and add widgets.
Apple: “Very soon a major change will be taking place here at Apple Discussions. To help you prepare we have created some documents to give some insight and instructions on this major upgrade,” Apple informs on its website.
These communities seem set to be a lot more social, with user profile, biographies, user images and the ability to “Personalize your homepage, select your preferences, add widgets.” » Major Change: Apple Discussions is becoming Apple Support Communities
KT Corporation said it would start taking pre-orders for the iPhone 4 this week before its official launch next month. “We hope the iPhone 4 will draw a hot response from clients as the iPhone 3 did” KT Corp. rep said on Monday. Already more than 850,000 iPhones has been sold in South Korea since the iPhone hit the local market nine months ago. KT will open its stores and online shops this Wednesday to receive orders for the iPhone 4. Check out the Korea Commercial after the break. » South Korea iPhone 4 Pre-Orders Will Start This Week
Gartner reported that the worldwide sales of the Android OS has passed the iPhone sales in Q2 of this year. There are 10.6 million phones running Android OS which is a 17.2% market share, against 8.7 million phones running iOS which is a 14.2% market share. Of course Symbian is still the big number one with a market share of 41.2%.