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BBM for iPhone v1.0.5.134 upgrade available. You can now see your contacts

A few days ago we wrote how BlackBerry need to sort out the major issues on cross-platform BBM. One of the issues that we highlighted was the fact that messages weren’t being received by users and the second was that iPhone users couldn’t see contacts. Yesterday we told you that the issue with messaging may be down to SIP issues and today BlackBerry have released a quick update for iPhone users that sorts the contacts issue. BBM for iPhone v1.0.5.134 is now available in the App Store, so you now will be…

Apple pays tribute to Nelson Mandela on official homepage

Apple has updated the homepage of its official website with a simple tribute to Nelson Mandela, who passed yesterday at the age of 95. Apple.com now shows an image of the late South African anti-apartheid activist. Mandela served as the President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the first South African president to be elected in a fully representative democratic election, as well as the first black South African to assume the position. Apple CEO Tim Cook also offered his personal condolences via his…

iOS 7 now on 74% of devices say Apple

One of the main advantages of the iPhone is that users have quick access to updates as they don't have to wait for OEM or carrier approval. You just need to take a look at the position with BlackBerry 10.2 in the USA to see the difference. It's not just Blackberry though. The latest Android KitKat OS is now installed on 1 percent of compatible devices, In contrast, Apple’s iOS 7 is now running on a massive 74 percent of devices. When you consider that that iOS 7 was released months before Android KitKa,…

TYPO iPhone Keyboard Case now available to pre-order

An iPhone Keyboard Case that attaches to your iPhone 5 /5s. Finally keys you can type on! Just slip the keyboard onto your phone like a case and start typing away. The Typo Keyboard will makes its debut at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas at the beginning of 2014. It will be available first for the iPhone 5 and 5s, and then for other smartphone devices and tablets, Typo said. The device will start shipping next month (January 2014) and you can pre-order it for your iPhone 5 or 5s for $99 here.

Apple Remote Desktop 3.7.1 update now available

Apple has released an update to Apple Remote Desktop, the desktop management software for Macs. Apple Remote Desktop provides a mechanism for administrators to distribute software to networked Macs, create software and hardware reports and automate regular maintenance tasks. The administration software is available for download from the Mac App Store. Fixes in 3.7.1 include the following: Prevents an issue that could cause the OS X Firewall to block Remote Desktop connections. Improves reliability of the…

Apple seeds new OS X 10.9.1 beta to Developers

Apple has released a new beta version of OS X 10.9.1, build 13B40. OS X Mavericks is the most powerful OS X ever and also the most power efficient. Your apps automatically benefit from energy saving technologies in OS X Mavericks, and new APIs help you make them even more efficient. With new AV Kit frameworks, Sprite Kit, Map Kit, and more, you can build and distribute your most incredible apps yet. The new release is now available for pre-release testing by registered Mac developers. Developers can get…

Fancy a paper plane controlled by your iPhone

How do you like the idea of an iPhone-controlled paper airplane? Sound cool? A lot of people think so as the Kickstarter project has already exceeded its target of $50,000 six times, and it still has 54 days to go. PowerUp 3.0 turns your self-made paper airplane into a smartphone-controlled flying machine. IPhone App Features: Ascend/Descend using the throttle lever Tilt iPhone right or left for maneuvering Battery level indicator Charging status indicator Range indicator Thrust level…

Ubisoft Announces ‘Assassin’s Creed Pirates’ for iOS coming December 5

Ubisoft has announced that the next game from the Assassin’s Creed franchise,Assassin’s Creed Pirates, is set to release on December 5 on the App Store for only $4.99. The game features brutal naval combat, Caribbean exploration and a quest for legendary treasure. In Assassin’s Creed Pirates, players will explore the Caribbean during the Golden Age of Piracy as Alonzo Batilla. Players can manage their crew, upgrade their ship, recruit new crew members as well as engage in real-time…

Apple acquires Israel’s PrimeSense for $350m

Apple has completed its acquisition of PrimeSense, the Israel-based company focused on 3-D sensor technology. The deal, which has not been formally announced, was made at a company value of $300-350 million, and follows lengthy negotiations by PrimeSense with several potential buyers. Apple spokeswoman Kristin Huguet produced the standard comment: “Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans.” Via.

Social TV App ‘Vokl TV’ Officially Launches to Apple App Store

Digital agency Play Action officially launches its first mobile application to the Apple App Store. Dubbed Vokl TV, the social television app is compatible with iOS devices with future plans for Android. Vokl TV is a viewer’s sidekick while watching primetime television. Users can follow their favorite shows and engage with other fans by Liking or Disliking anything from show characters, story plots and events, then share thoughts on Twitter and Facebook. Fans also earn real rewards for using Vokl TV. The more they…