As noted by Steven Stroughton-Smith (via 9to5Mac), Apple appears to be testing a revised iCloud.com portal at beta.icloud.com that shows two additional icons for Notes and Reminders in the background of the login screen. The standard iCloud.com portal displays only icons for Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Find My iPhone, and iWork.
Apple has finally released OS X Lion 10.7.4 to the this afternoon and can be downloaded via the Software Update. The update file is 729.6MB and fixes the horrible bug in OS X 10.7.3 that stored passwords in plain text, along with many other stability improvements among other things. It also includes Safari 5.1.6.
How much faster is T-Mobile’s 4G network compared to the iPhone 4S on AT&T’s network? Don’t blink or you may miss it. Now see how much faster our 4G speeds are for real at tmobile.com/testdrive. The carrier recently did a similar comparison when launching its Test Drive tool for comparing its 4G devices with the iPhone on other networks.
It looks like Apple is testing notification messages on the iCloud.com website, which looks similar to the notification system in iOS 5. “The notification currently only displays the text “Default Title for English- This is test message description”, so its obvious Apple let this one slip accidentally. The icon sitting on the notification banner is the icon Apple uses to signify troubleshooting, help, and system status. It’s very possible that this notification is a test for possible iCloud service status notifications in the future.”
Nobody knows what the next iPhone will be called, some say it will be “The new iPhone” and some say it will be called “iPhone 5″. One this is for sure, Apple is trying to gain control of iPhone5.com.
Fusible notes that Apple has filed a claim with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) seeking to gain control of the iPhone5.com domain. WIPO authorities are currently assessing compliance of Apple’s claim with the agency’s regulations, and proceedings are likely to be initiated in the near future.
AT&T’s CEO Randall Stephenson seemed to have many things to say about the iPhone at a wireless industry conference earlier this week. The New York Times reports that Stephenson was upset that high-volume smartphone users were costing the carrier so much that the lower-volume users had to subsidize their usage. » AT&T CEO Regret Offering Unlimited Data Packages
Asymco has released data on operating profits among the eight top mobile phone vendors for the first quarter of 2012. And “not surprisingly” you can see that 99% of the mobile phone market profits are made by Apple and Samsung. Infact last quarter 75% was taken by Apple which dropped slightly to 73% now and Samsung is growing fastest from 16% last quarter to 26% now. » Apple & Samsung Claim 99% of Profits Among Top Mobile Phone Vendors