Pepsi’s ‘AMP UP Before Your Score’ iPhone App Comes Under Severe Criticism

Pepsi’s ‘AMP UP Before Your Score’ iPhone App Comes Under Severe Criticism

Pepsi's sneaky attempt at viral marketing has backfired. The company recently launched an iPhone app to market its AMP energy drink. 

Called "AMP Up Before Your Score", the iPhone app claims to help men to 'score' or in other words have a successful night with a woman. However, the company has come under severe criticism over their portrayal of women as mere objects to be won. 

iPhone OS 3.1.2 Fixes Random Shutdown or Coma Mode Issue Observed in iPhone OS 3.1

iPhone OS 3.1.2 Fixes Random Shutdown or Coma Mode Issue Observed in iPhone OS 3.1

iPhone users were facing many issues after upgrading to iPhone OS 3.1. It was probably one of the reasons why iPhone users didn’t upgrade to iPhone OS 3.1.

Wired reports that Apple has confirmed that the “coma mode” bug has been fixed in iPhone OS 3.1.2, which was released last week.

Apple’s App Store Abused By iPhone App Name Squatters

Apple’s App Store Abused By iPhone App Name Squatters

A minor issue in the iPhone app registration process has turned out to be a big headache for the iPhone app developers. 

The problem of iPhone app name squatting has hitherto been an undiscussed story and it is only now that the problem is coming to the fore. 

Popular Rhythm Game Rock Band Coming To iPhone

Popular Rhythm Game Rock Band Coming To iPhone

Rock Band, the popular rhythm game from EA is now coming to iPhone and iPod Touch. The game is yet to be approved by the Apple and is expected to be available on the App Store this week. 

From what is known, the iPhone game is pretty comprehensive compared to the other rhythm games that are already available on the iPhone, including Tapulous' Tap Tap Revenge

Google Search Options Now Available on the iPhone

Google Search Options Now Available on the iPhone

If you are a Google power user, you might be well aware of the Google Search Options that have been available on the Google website for quite some time now. The 'Search Options' that is displayed just above the search results area lets users filter results through various parameters like time or through the category like blogs, videos,etc. 

Earlier this week, Google announced on their mobile blog that the Search Options are available on smartphones like iPhone as well. 

Geohot Releases blackra1n to Jailbreak Any iPhone and iPod Touch Running iPhone OS 3.1.2

Geohot Releases blackra1n to Jailbreak Any iPhone and iPod Touch Running iPhone OS 3.1.2

Geohot has just released his eagerly awaited jailbreaking tool blackra1n, which can be used to jailbreak any iPhone or iPod Touch running iPhons OS 3.1.2 just as he had promised few days back.

blackra1n is currently available only for Windows users.

Verizon Apple Partnership to Sell iPhones Unlikely After Google Deal: IDC

Verizon Apple Partnership to Sell iPhones Unlikely After Google Deal: IDC

Earlier this week, Google and Verizon got together to announce the launch a strategic partnership between the two companies to bring Android based handsets powered by Verizon Wireless network to the market. According to the analysts at IDC, this could well signal the end of any possibility of a partnership between Verizon and Apple to sell the iPhone through their network.

Adobe Releases Photoshop.com App for iPhone

Adobe Releases Photoshop.com App for iPhone

The iPhone has been quickly transforming into a high utility platform for graphical designing. We have already covered a few painting and drawing apps like SketchBook Mobile and Brushes

Now Adobe, the leader in digital imagery has finally released an iPhone app for Photoshop users. 

New and Improved Version of Popular Twitter iPhone App – Tweetie 2 Released

New and Improved Version of Popular Twitter iPhone App – Tweetie 2 Released

Tweetie 2, the new version of the popular Twitter client for iPhone users that was recently dubbed by its developer Loren Brichter as "faster, slimmer, and much more powerful" is now available on the iPhone App Store. Early reviewers have been effusive in their praise for the app with adjectives ranging from "gorgeous" to "The best iPhone Twitter app".

Gartner Forecast Predicts Android to Overtake iPhone In Market Share by 2012

Gartner Forecast Predicts Android to Overtake iPhone In Market Share by 2012

With rapid strides being taken in the mobile phone industry in the past few years, how will the different mobile phone platforms of today stack up against their rivals in the future? 

According to a study released by Gartner today, Android could well be moving up the table to become the platform with the second highest market share, ahead of the iPhone, by 2012.