Apple has just released a minor iOS 6.1.4 update and comes with an updated audio profile for speakerphone. This new iOS version “Build 10B350″ is only available for iPhone 5 users and comes as an 11.5 MB update. If you are a jailbreaker, do not update you iOS.
Apple has launched a new contest on the App Store, offering a $10,000 gift to the person that downloads the fifty billionth app from the App Store. “As of today, nearly 50 billion apps have been downloaded worldwide. And we couldn’t have done it without you. So we want to say thanks. Download the 50 billionth app, and you could win a US$10,000 App Store Gift Card. Or download one of the first 50 apps after that, and you could win a US$500 App Store Gift Card.* Browse the App Store and download your next favorite app.” » Apple Begins Countdown to 50 Billion App Store Downloads, Win a $10,000 App Store Gift Card
Twitter has updated their iOS app and now allows you to see what’s happening near you or around the world by viewing Trends in hundreds of locations. You can also Invite friends to join Twitter from within the app, enjoy a smoother experience due to bug fixes and other improvements. And comes with improved playback of Vine videos and replies to retweeted Tweets now include both the author and person who retweeted the Tweet. » Twitter For iOS Updated With Location Based Trends And More
Fool’s Gold has teamed up with HEX on a limited edition iPhone 5 case collection. Based on HEX’s best-selling Solo Wallet, an iPhone 5 shell case with integrated card slots, the case comes as part of the collaboration entirely wrapped in premium leather, embossed with a custom all-over graphic, created by Fool’s Gold. » Limited Edition Fool’s Gold & HEX iPhone 5 Cases
Google has updated Google Search to version 3.0 and now comes with Google Now. Google Now Answers before you ask, start your day with weather & traffic conditions and get updates on your favorite teams & news. To provide up-to-the-minute information, Google Now turns on Location Services. Even though the icon stays on, the app has minimal battery impact. Google Search is available as an free app in the App Store. » Google Search For iOS Updated With Google Now
Microsoft decided to put a humorous spin on the new Nokia Lumia 920 commercial, showing an Apple and Samsung fan interrupt a wedding with a heated argument over which phone is better. In the commercial an iPhone owner asks “Would you mind moving your enormous phone?”, the Galaxy owner answers “enormously awesome”. This kicks off an all out brawl with insults like “iSheep” and “Copybox”. Two Nokia Lumia 920 owners stand by the sidelines, where one asks “You think if they knew about the Nokia Lumia they’d stop fighting all the time?” “I don’t know,” the other replies. “I think they kind of like fighting.” Check out the commercial after the break. » Humorous Microsoft Commercial Plays On The Ongoing Conflict Between Apple & Samsung
For the developers that couldn’t get their hands on a ticket for Apple’s WWDC 2013, there is an alternative called, AltWWDC. AltWWDC is a free and open alternative to Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference from June 10th-14th, 2013. Five days of talks, food, co-working, and mingling with other developers all without the bar noise. It doesn’t matter if you got a WWDC ticket or didn’t get a WWDC ticket, because the conference happens outside the conference. » AltWWDC: Free Alternative for Developers Without WWDC Tickets