Tuesday, October 22, 2019

APPROVAL OF BITTORRENT APPS A MISTAKE, SAYS APPLE

September 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Apple now says that its decision to approve two BitTorrent apps for the iPhone, iPad, and the iPod Touch was a mistake. The approval, reported last week by TorrentFreak.com and duly noted here, was regarded as a significant departure from Apple’s previous policy of rejecting any app that had any connection at all to the […]

APPLE ALLOWS TWO BITTORRENT APPS

September 7, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Until now, Apple has refused to approve any app developed for the iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch that has anything to do with BitTorrent, explaining that “this category of applications is often used for the purpose of infringing third-party rights.” However, TorrentFreak.com reported on Thursday that Apple has now permitted two BitTorrent-related apps, Conttrol and […]

ABC OFFERS FREE APP FOR WATCHING OSCARS

January 25, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Working with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, ABC has updated the free iPhone/iPad/iPodTouch “Oscars” app it introduced last year that will allow viewers to access any of six cameras set up at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood for the Feb. 26 event presumably just for the online coverage. After downloading the app […]

ADOBE DROPPING ITS FLASH VIDEO FOR SMARTPHONES

November 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In an announcement that would have brought a smile to the face of Steve Jobs had he been alive, Adobe has revealed it is abandoning its Flash video player for mobile devices. Jobs had refused to include the player in his iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad devices on the grounds that it sucked up too […]

WHAT “SIGNIFICANT” NEW PRODUCT WILL APPLE ANNOUNCE?

August 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Apple is hiring new staff in advance of the company’s release of a “very big new product,” MacDailyNews.com reported Wednesday. Citing a source within Apple, the publication said that the new staff will receive an intensive four-week training course about handling this “significant” product. There was much speculation on Wednesday that Apple is planning a […]