Apple has been on an update binge this week ahead of WWDC 2013 on Monday, first with OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 and now with two of its Mac applications. But Cupertino is also finding itself accused of intentionally crippling data speeds on its iOS devices on three of the biggest U.S. carriers -- from the very same guy offering hacked carrier updates to free iPhones and iPads from this issue. Read on to find out more!
If you simply can't get enough news about the iPhone 5 as you wait to preorder your new handset beginning on Friday, we've assembled a few smaller stories that popped up after the big media event and throughout Tuesday evening for you to enjoy in one big gulp!
Streaming goliath Netflix released an update to its universal iOS app this week, which seemed fairly innocuous at first -- but among the minor tweaks is an option to completely disable streaming over a carrier’s data network.
It's only taken five years since the original iPhone went on sale in 2007, but at long last, Apple’s iconic handset finally has a prepaid version available here in the U.S., thanks to Cricket Wireless and a new $55 per month unlimited plan.
Those crazy rumors just keep getting crazier as the next iPad choo-choo chugga-chuggas it way to the starting gate next Wednesday, with the focus now turning to the existing iPad 2 and how it might get a cheaper 8GB model at the same time. Now that March is officially here, there’s plenty of other news we’re taking note of today, so forge ahead and read what’s happening on this Thursday, March 1, 2012.
Well, well, well… what have we here? An invitation to a special Apple media event in San Francisco next Wednesday, March 7 at 10am PST. Sounds to us like a new iPad is incoming, although there are also plenty of rumors about a third-generation Apple TV (not the kind with a display, mind you). But hey, maybe we’ll get some improvements to iTunes Match as well, judging from this “adaptive streaming” report below. Here’s a look at the rest of the day’s tech news for Tuesday, February 28, 2012.