Apple Answers Questions on Location Tracking

apple questionsApple has responded to the questions asked by many of us about the location tracking done by the iPhone. According to Apple, the company has never tracked any user location and does not have any plan to do so. Apple has always valued user privacy, and it always asks the user before collecting user data including location. Apple does mention that it stores location of nearby WiFi hot-spots and stores them in a crowd-sourced database. This crowd-sourced database details are used by iAds to deliver location based contextual results. Read More

Google Realtime Search Adds Quora, Facebook, Gowalla, and Buzz

quora googleGoogle’s realtime search feature allows you to search for queries in realtime. The realtime search engine usually featured results and links from Twitter, and sometimes Facebook, but today Google has added Quora, Gowalla, Buzz, and Facebook to its roster of services that provide results for realtime searches. Read More

Steve Jobs and Andy Rubin on Privacy

Both Apple and Google are collecting your location is some way or the other. AllThingsD have posted a video compilation of Steve Jobs and Andy Rubin discussing privacy related to their mobile platforms. In the video, Apple CEO Steve Jobs, and Android godfather Andy Rubin make privacy related statements that seem to somehow relate to the present location tracking issue. Read More

Pool Break is an Amazing 3D Pool Game for iOS and Android

pool breakPool Break by Kinetic Bytes brings Pool, Snooker, Carrom and Crokinole table games in awe-inspiring 3D to your iOS and Android device. The 3D graphics that the game offers is remarkable, and playing different table games is fun. Pool Break does not only include pool, but features over 10 different types of table based games. Read More

iPhone 5 Prototype With 4 inch Screen and A5 Spotted

iphone 5The folks at MIC Gadget have managed to get their hands on a prototype of the new iPhone 5 with a 4 inch screen and Apple’s A5 processor. This prototype spotted by MIC Gadget has a larger 4 inch screen compared to the present 3.7 inch retina display. The casing of the device looks identical to the white iPhone 4, and MIC is not yet sure if the device is real or not. Read More

Steve Jobs – We Don’t Track Anyone

20110425-092133.jpgSteve Jobs has finally broken the silence on the whole iPhone location tracking issue. Even though the visionary Apple CEO is on medical leave, he managed to take the time to respond to an email sent to him by a MacRumors reader. According to Steve, Apple does not track the location of an iPhone users, and he firmly believes that Android does. Read More

Vodafone UK Gets White iPhone 4

white iphone 4Vodafone UK’s inventory reportedly has Apple’s long awaited white iPhone 4 listed. The inventory shows the white iPhone 4 as “shipping in”, and one extremely lucky user in Britain has got a 16GB model. An earlier report claimed that the white iPhone 4 will also be made available in an all new 64GB model, but the iPhone 4s with Vodafone are the 32GB models. Read More

Transferring Videos from Google Videos to YouTube is Easy

gyoutubeGoogle recently shut down Google Videos – a search engine for videos that curated videos from all over the web. All Google Video users can now move their uploaded videos from Google Video to YouTube. Google earlier reported that all videos uploaded will be deleted automatically after April 29th, but after numerous voices discarded the deal, Google has come up with something that allows you to transfer videos to YouTube. Read More

Google Fails to Strike Deals With Record Companies, May Partner With Spotify

google musicAccording to reports, Google hasn’t been able to sign deals with major record companies for its next cloud based music platform. Apple is way ahead in this arena, and apparently Google lacks somebody as dynamic as Steve Jobs to convince the music industry. To overcome this hurdle, it is reported that Google may partner with European based Spotify to power Google Music.
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