Recent Slingbox Devices Updated with Support for AirPlay and Apple TV [iOS Blog]

Sling Media, maker of the Slingbox set-top media streaming boxes, has announced that its Slingbox 500, Slingbox 350, Slingbox Pro-HD and Slingbox Solo devices have received firmware updates that enable support for AirPlay and the Apple TV, allowing users to stream live TV from a Slingbox to Apple’s set-top box using SlingPlayer for iPhone [Direct … Continue reading

Apple to Use Qualcomm Processors for Low-Cost iPhone for Emerging Markets? [iOS Blog]

Forbes reports that analysts at Detwiler Fenton believe Apple is working on a low-cost iPhone that uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor rather than the Apple-created processors that the company is currently using for the iPhone. “It is likely that the work with QCOM is being driven by AAPL’s concern regarding maintaining gross margins as well … Continue reading

RadioShack, Target, and Best Buy Offer Deals on the iPhone 5 [iOS Blog]

The iPhone 5 doesn’t go on sale often, but three retailers are currently offering a holiday discount. RadioShack is offering $20 off of all AT&T iPhone 5 purchases, putting the base 16GB iPhone 5 at $179.99 for new and upgrade-ready AT&T customers. The 32GB model costs $279.99 with the discount, and the 64GB model is … Continue reading

Unofficial 3-in-1 Lightning Camera Connection Kit Supports USB, SD, and MicroSD [iOS Blog]

The folks at iPhone5mod continue to churn out unofficial Lightning accessories to fill the void left by Apple’s slow rollout of official products under its own label and licensed to third-party manufacturers. iPhone5mod’s latest offering is a 3-in-1 Lightning Camera Connection Kit, a dongle priced at $23.90 that provides camera support for SD and microSD … Continue reading

ZeptoLab Teases ‘Pudding Monsters’, Its Next Game After ‘Cut the Rope’ [iOS Blog]

ZeptoLab — the development house behind Cut the Rope and its offspring — has showed off its next project, another game called Pudding Monsters. We haven’t seen any gameplay but TechCrunch got some hands-on time and has a brief preview: Pudding Monsters is all about getting pieces of pudding to stick together. Unlike the physics-based … Continue reading

Chitika: iOS Mobile Web Share Continues to Trump Android [iOS Blog]

Chitika Insights has released a new six-month study that has found that iOS devices’ mobile web share has grown 2% over the past two months while Android devices’ mobile web share has decreased 2%. The data spans the six-month timeframe of May 27th, 2012 to November 27th, 2012 and includes devices like the Samsung Galaxy … Continue reading

Google Updates Chrome for iOS with Passbook Support [iOS Blog]

Google has updated their Chrome for iOS mobile web browser with Passbook support, the ability to open PDFs in other apps and more. What’s New in Version 23.0.1271.91 – Open PDFs in other apps – Save your boarding passes and tickets with Passbook – Seeing garbled characters? Turn on text encoding detection in settings. – … Continue reading

Nomad Wants to Make a 3″ Apple-Certified Lightning Cable for Your Keychain [iOS Blog]

The Nomad Lightning Cable for iPhone 5 and iPad mini is a 3″ Lightning to USB cable that’s trying to become a real product via social crowd funding website Kickstarter. The cable is designed to attach to a keyring and uses an Apple certified lightning connector. Kegan and Roberto, the duo behind the Nomad, say … Continue reading

Sprint Once Again Sells 1.5 Million iPhones in 3Q 2012 [iOS Blog]

Sprint today became the last of the three major U.S. iPhone carriers to report financial results for the third quarter of 2012, revealing that the carrier sold 1.5 million iPhones for the third straight quarter. The Sprint platform postpaid subscriber base grew for the tenth consecutive quarter, with net additions of 410,000 driven by a … Continue reading

Crazy Taxi Coming to iPhone and iPad This Month [iOS Blog]

SEGA announced today that classic video game Crazy Taxi is coming to the iPhone and iPad and posted a very short teaser trailer to promote it. The game is expected to be released sometime in October. Our sister-site Touch Arcade wonders about how the controls will work on iOS: It’ll be interesting to see how … Continue reading