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Siri: The Holiday Horror Movie

Rooster Teeth Productions has put together a short tongue-in-cheek video trailer based upon the theory that Siri has become self aware and decides it no longer wants to be your personal assistant. Instead it turns against the human race and decides to go on a killing spree avenging all those...
Largest U.S. newspaper publisher buys thousands of iPad 2s, iPhone 4S

Largest U.S. newspaper publisher buys thousands of iPad 2s, iPhone 4S

The largest newspaper publisher in the United States has ordered "thousands" of iPad 2s and iPhone 4S, according to an internal memo from Gannett newspaper division president Bob Dickey. The independent Gannett Blog posted the memo Wednesday evening (from an iPhone no less). Writes Dickey: In...
Untethered jailbreak on iOS 5.0.1 shown off

Untethered jailbreak on iOS 5.0.1 shown off

pod2g has shown off an iOS 5.0.1 untethered jailbreak running on an iPhone 4. Here is a new video demo of the current status of the 5.0.1 jailbreak running on an iPhone 4. This is meant to reassure people that were thinking it only works on older iPods. The jailbreak is near ready for prime...
Nuance acquiring voice-recognition app maker Vlingo

Nuance acquiring voice-recognition app maker Vlingo

Nuance Communications, makers Dragon Dictation and the voice recognition technology behind Siri in the iPhone 4S, have agreed to purchase competitor Vlingo. Nuance Communications Inc. agreed to buy Vlingo Inc. in a deal that gives the developer of voice- command technology a system that can...
Progress made on iPhone 4S, iPad 2 jailbreak

Progress made on iPhone 4S, iPad 2 jailbreak

An untethered jailbreak for Apple A5 chipset powered iOS devices (namely iPhone 4S and iPad 2) has finally been achieved according to pod2g's most recent blog entry. He updated his blog yesterday stating he had hit a stumbling block but would update us today again. He's kept true to his word and...
Spectrum reallocation enables unlocked iPhone to use T-Mobile 3G in a a few locations

Spectrum reallocation enables unlocked iPhone to use T-Mobile 3G in a a few locations

TmoNews is reporting that some unlocked iPhone users may be picking up T-Mobile's 3G network in small areas of the Pacific Northwest -- specifically limited pockets in Nevada, Utah and California -- due to spectrum reallocation under the 1900MHz band. Most unlocked iPhone users are relegated to...
Hidden Radio Kickstarter project aims to beat out all other Bluetooth speakers

Hidden Radio Kickstarter project aims to beat out all other Bluetooth speakers

A couple of experienced industrial designers have come up with a brilliant new Bluetooth speaker for the iPhone that packs a powerful punch. They're currently looking for funding on Kickstart to begin mass production. The HiddenRadio & Bluetooth Speaker is based off minimal, timeless...
iPhone 4S untethered jailbreak update

iPhone 4S untethered jailbreak update

pod2g has updated his blog with the current status of his iPhone 4S jailbreak he's been working on. The good news is he seems to be working extremely hard on this one. The bad news is he seems to have hit a bit of a snag when it comes to the untethered part. The untether fails right now...
Developers rushing to submit apps before Apple's annual holiday break

Developers rushing to submit apps before Apple's annual holiday break

The New York Times has a great piece up on how app developers for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch are in a mad rush to get their apps submitted and approved into the App Store before it goes dark for Apple's annual holiday break. Each year around Christmas, Apple stops accepting app...
Santa uses Siri to help make his Christmas rounds

Santa uses Siri to help make his Christmas rounds

Apple has released a new iPhone 4S commercial outlining how Santa uses Siri on the new iPhone 4S to help make his rounds on Christmas. While Siri is still in beta, and still has plenty of rough edges, Apple continues to make it the staple feature in its advertising campaigns. Whether that...
Vote now for the casual gaming app of the year  [TiPb Awards]

Vote now for the casual gaming app of the year [TiPb Awards]

TiPb Awards: Casual game of the year Many of the most popular casual iOS games in 2011 were, in some ways sadly, the same games that were popular in 2010 -- the same Angry Birds and Cut the Rope and Smurf's Village and various [Farm/Village/City] franchises. But there were a few new gems and...
Forums: Freeing up iCloud space, iPhone 4S restores

Forums: Freeing up iCloud space, iPhone 4S restores

As we roll on into the weekend, it's always a good chance to get caught up on the things you may have missed out on from the week. You can skip on back a few pages, and see if you missed out on anything and while you're at it -- make sure you check out the TiPb forums as well. You can register...
Glowing Apple logo mod for your iPhone now available

Glowing Apple logo mod for your iPhone now available

If you have an extra $40 dollars burning a hole in your wallet and around 10-15 minutes of free time, K.O Gadget Store has an awesome mod available that gives you a glowing back logo for your iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S. The logo lights up whenever the front screen is turned on, and stays...
Apple releases a second version of its iOS 5.0.1 update for the iPhone 4S

Apple releases a second version of its iOS 5.0.1 update for the iPhone 4S

Apple has strangely released a revision to its original iOS 5.0.1 update which was first released back in November. The release coincides with the update to the second generation Apple TV and maybe has something to do with the release of iTunes Match in more countries or the iPhone 4S continued...
All Apple A4 SoC devices now Jailbroken untethered on iOS 5.0.1

All Apple A4 SoC devices now Jailbroken untethered on iOS 5.0.1

Famous Chronic Dev-Team member, pod2g, has confirmed that his untethered jailbreak is working on pretty much all devices with an Apple A4 system-on-a-chip running iOS 5.0.1. On top of A4 devices, he's also got an untethered Jailbreak for iOS 4.3.3 on the AppleTV 2 working. Just to be clea iPad...
UK network O2 now offering to lease the iPhone 4S with no upfront costs

UK network O2 now offering to lease the iPhone 4S with no upfront costs

UK mobile network O2 has started offering the iPhone 4S on a new service which it is calling O2 Lease. The O2 Lease service, according to O2, is unique in the fact that it offers customers the option to rent an iPhone 4S with no upfront costs. The deal would run for twelve months after which you...
iPhone 4S two months later

iPhone 4S two months later

The iPhone 4S has been on the market for two months now so it's time for us -- your TiPb and Mobile Nations editors, writers, and podcasters -- to take a second look at it. Has it lived up to our expectations? Has our appreciation for the iPhone 4S grown deeper with time, or is the honeymoon over...
RadioShack cutting prices of the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S starting today

RadioShack cutting prices of the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S starting today

RadioShack is cutting the price of its iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S deals starting today with a limited time sale. The deal only applies to AT&T iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S sales and even includes some old inventory iPhone 4 models with 16GB and 32GB storage. If you fancy picking up a deal, you will be...
Vote now for iOS device of the year [2011 TiPb Awards]

Vote now for iOS device of the year [2011 TiPb Awards]

TiPb Awards: iOS device of the year Last year Apple introduced a new product category with the original iPad, redesigned their signature handset with iPhone 4, refreshed the iPod touch, and unveiled the all new Apple TV 2. This year they didn't introduce a new iPod touch -- though they did add...
Chunghwa Telecom brings NFC to the iPhone (sort of)

Chunghwa Telecom brings NFC to the iPhone (sort of)

Chunghwa Telecom, the single largest telecommunications company in Taiwan, will be bringing NFC (Near Field Communication) technology to the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S by way of a clamp you can connect to each device. Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has announced the launch of a NFC (near field...

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