Apple Patent Reveals Work On iGroups For iPhone – Proximity Based Social Networking

Apple Patent Reveals Work On iGroups For iPhone – Proximity Based Social Networking

Apple has filed a patent application for an interesting technology that could simplify networking among people gathered at conferences and concerts.

Tentatively named 'iGroups', the technology will enable proximity based social networking among people attending an event. 

MoviePeg: Cool Stand To Prop Up An iPhone To Watch Videos [iPhone Accessory]

MoviePeg: Cool Stand To Prop Up An iPhone To Watch Videos [iPhone Accessory]

If you didn’t like the idea of the do-it-yourself stands for the iPhone such as the iPhone stand using pencils and rubbers, binder clips etc then you should definitely checkout MoviePeg.

MoviePeg is a simple little stand to prop up an iPhone to watch videos.

GreenPois0n To Jailbreak iPad And iPhone OS 3.2?

GreenPois0n To Jailbreak iPad And iPhone OS 3.2?

The iPad is still a good two weeks away from launch, but the jailbreak community is already gearing up towards discovering the vulnerabilities in order to jailbreak the tablet device.

The Chronic Dev Team has revealed that it is working on enhancing Greenpois0n; the team's jailbreak software to work on the iPad. 

iPhone User Types An Incredible 83 WPM – Attributes Speed To Capacitive Touch Screen

iPhone User Types An Incredible 83 WPM – Attributes Speed To Capacitive Touch Screen

How fast can you type on your iPhone keyboard? A study by IBM in association with University of Michigan concluded that the average user can type 33 words per minute on the traditional QWERTY mobile phone handsets.

So evidently, the corresponding number for virtual keyboards should be marginally lower.

Apple Banning Screen Protectors From Its Retail And Online Stores?

Apple Banning Screen Protectors From Its Retail And Online Stores?

iLounge is reporting that Apple has stopped selling screen protectors as well as any case or accessory that includes screen protection in its retail and online stores for the iPhone, iPod and Mac.

According to Macworld, Apple has also banned popular anti-glare films for laptops as well as protection and cushions for laptop palm areas.

Apple Releases iPhone OS 3.2 SDK Beta 5 For iPad

Apple Releases iPhone OS 3.2 SDK Beta 5 For iPad

Apple has seeded developers of its iPhone Developer Program with the fifth beta version of iPhone OS 3.2 SDK (build 10M2148).

Based on initial reports it looks like the latest beta version of iPhone OS 3.2 SDK only includes some bug fixes.

Study Reveals: High Brand Loyalty Among iPhone Users; BlackBerry Users Want To Switch To iPhone

Study Reveals: High Brand Loyalty Among iPhone Users; BlackBerry Users Want To Switch To iPhone

Close to 40% of Blackberry owners plan to switch to an iPhone soon while nearly 90% of iPhone owners would prefer to stick to their brand when buying their next phone.

These are some of the interesting pointers revealed in a recent study conducted by market research firm, CrowdScience

Initial Sales: Original iPhone Vs Nexus One Vs Motorola Droid

Ever since Google announced their foray into the mobile handset business with the launch of Nexus One, there has been a lot of talk regarding the timing and distribution model that the search engine giant employed for their new venture.

If speculations are to be believed, the Nexus One may have failed to click with the audience so far. 

iPhone Tip: Quicker And Easier Way To Select An Entire Paragraph

iPhone Tip: Quicker And Easier Way To Select An Entire Paragraph

One way to select an entire paragraph on the iPhone is to touch and hold to select a word and then drag the grab points to select the paragraph.

Folks at MacOSXHints have stumbled on an easier and quicker way to select an entire paragraph while editing text on the iPhone.

Send Money By Bumping iPhones; Split Check With Contacts With PayPal’s New iPhone App

Send Money By Bumping iPhones; Split Check With Contacts With PayPal’s New iPhone App

PayPal, eBay’s popular online transaction division has released a new version of their iPhone application that gives the app a much needed face-lift.

In addition to this, PayPal 2.0 also brings several exciting new features to the iPhone that could make the app all the more useful.