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Apple has announced the lucky winner who downloaded the 25 billionth app from its iTunes store. Qingdao’s Chunli Fu, a Chinese iOS device owner, won a $10,000 iTunes gift card by downloading the free version of Disney’s hit game Where’s My Water? This feat only shows how good Apple’s iOS ecosystem is currently performing. “We’d like to thank our customers and developers for helping us achieve this historic milestone of 25 billion apps downloaded,” said Appleā€™s Senior Vice President of Internet...

Apple has finally released an iOS 5 patch that is designed to fix existing issues present in the mobile operating system’s initial launch. The patch fixes bugs affecting the iPhone 4S’ battery life and some security holes. The iOS 5.0.1 update adds multitasking gestures to the first generation iPad tablet, which was absent in the initial release of the OS; fixed some issues with Documents in the iCloud; and fixes issues with the battery life “bug.” According to the update screen, the release also “improves...

A number of Apple products have been in the limelight for quite a while now, with rumors of a next-generation product even before the company unveils another. How about other Apple products like the iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle? The last we heard news about one of the two is before the company unveils the iPhone 4S, where rumors have surfaced that Apple will be discontinuing the production of the iPod Shuffle. Now, a recently published Apple patent reveals how the company could add a speaker to the clip of the iPod Shuffle or Nano. It is...

We can pretty much do anything with the technology we have today. For those of us musically-inclined, we just can’t stop ourselves from playing air guitar whenever we hear a good song. Everybody does (or have done) it, that’s just the way it is. A few months ago, we reported about the Air Pick device that plays sound whenever you do those wild air guitar tricks. Now, a new app has been launched that takes playing air guitar to the next level. Called GhostGuitar, this app for iOS devices allows you to play air guitar and hear...

We all know that Apple will be making a major product announcement on October 4, and it is without question that all our iPhone 5-related question will be answered then. Now that the rumors have come and gone, some reports claim that the company will only be launching an upgraded iPhone 4S, while some say that a new iPhone 5 will also be unveiled. Now, according to Apple enthusiast site 9 to 5 Mac, Apple may release new variants of the iPod Touch. “Three new iPod touch models have appeared in the system with the codename N81A. N81...

Apple Inc. may be about to bring out one of the major changes to come to its iPod line of audio gadgets, by discontinuing the iPod Classic and iPod Shuffle models. A number of reports said that the “product transition” Apple mentioned in its last earnings call could be within the iPod line of devices. The announcement could be made on October 4, during the company’s press event where Apple is expected to announce the iPhone 5. “The classic is a holdover from 10 years of iPod existence, bearing many similarities...

Reports claim that Apple is expected to hold its media event on October 4, unveiling the company’s new iPod line of audio gadgets and the much-awaited iPhone 5. According to All Things D, its sources said that the company’s new chief executive officer, Tim Cook, will do the honors of announcing its new products. However, the article said that “Apple could certainly change its plans anytime.” Cook, 50, has replaced Apple’s co-founder Steve Jobs as the company’s CEO last month. All Things D said that the...

If you could have make your iOS device display the look and feel of Apple’s Mac OS X, would you do it? Some people certainly would, that’s why some coders in the iOS jailbreaking community have come up with a mod called the Lion Ultimatum that turns your iOS into Mac OS X. The Lion Ultimatum, created by college freshman and ModMyi forum member Timothy Elliot, is a fully functional iOS theme for jailbroken iPhones that goes beyond just skins and icons. The theme overhauls the whole iPhone and iPod Touch user interface, making...

Music technology company TASCAM has recently unveiled its new mic / instrument interface for iOS devices called the TASCAM iXZ. The TASCAM iXZ is an audio interface for your iOS devices, such as the iPhone, iPod TOuch or iPad, that lets you record, sample and monitor a live audio feed. The TASCAM iXZ audio interface has a single channel balanced XLR / line input that allows you to plug in professional grade microphones, electric musical instruments or audio equipment. A set of AA-sized batteries allows you to use condenser mics that require...

Reports claim that Apple told its AppleCare support teams to expect an increase in iOS queries from October 10th, suggesting that the company will release iOS 5 that date. According to Apple news site AppleInsider, the call center staff of Apple have been warned that calls could be eight times what they usually have. The site cites a “person familiar with the matter,” but it noted that the information is unverified. iOS 5 is the latest version of Apple Inc.’s mobile operating system that will be used on its mobile devices,...