Orkut Will Function Along With Google+

orkutGoogle has mentioned that Orkut, its social netowrking site focused on primarily Brazil and Indian users will co-exisist with Google+, its recent social networking project which is in invite only mode at the moment.

Over time, Google plans to integrate both social networks to create a service that would be accessible to users around the globe. Orkut launched in 2004, and has been the primary social networks in India and Brazil. Google does not have any plans to shut down the service, and has mentioned that it will continue to invest in the product. Read More

Apple Stores Around the World Closed for Renovations

20110708-040539.jpgApple Stores around the world will be closed from July 17 to July 22 for a major renovation. Apple Store geniuses will perform overnight shifts to work to make the stores even better. Design related changes are for sure, and reports also suggest that Apple will install Lion on all Macs. All new Sandy Bridge equipped MacBook Airs with a blazingly fast 400MBps SSD drives may also be coming. Read More

iPad HD Coming This Fall?

20110707-113357.jpgThis is my next is reporting that according to trusted sources, Apple will release a new version of the iPad dubbed “iPad HD”. The new tablet will be targeted for advanced professionals, and would sport a 2048*1536 resolution screen, double the current screen resolution of iPad 2.

The report also claims that the device will be powerful enough to run Apple’s advanced Final Cut Pro software. Apple already offers iMovie for video editing, but with Final Cut Pro, professionals could edit movies directly on iPad HD. Read More

WSJ – iPhone 5 Will Be “Thinner and Lighter” Than iPhone 4

iphone 4Trusted insider source for all Apple news, The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the next generation iPhone will be thinner and lighter than the iPhone 4. iPhone 5 or iPhone 4S is rumored to be released later this year with upgraded hardware and software that will be completely merged with the cloud, iOS 5. Component supplier sources told the Journal that an 8 megapixel rear-facing camera and baseband processors supplied by Qualcomm will be a part of the next generation phone from Apple. Read More

JailbreakMe 3.0 Will Jailbreak iPad 2

jailbreakmeFinally! All hail @comex. The genius hacker has released JailbreakMe 3.0, a website that allows you to jailbreak your iPad 2 running iOS 4.3.3. This is by far the simplest jailbreak ever developed, and it is based on a PDF exploit found by Comex. Apart from iOS 5, this jailbreak works with every iOS device. Support for iOS 4.3.1, 4.3.2 and 4.2.1 will be added later. Read More

iTunes Revenue to Surpass $13 Billion in 2013

itunesA new report from research analysts Global Equities Research has suggested that Apple’s iTunes store which icnludes a plethora of books, music, videos, albums, Apps, audiobooks, and more will bring in $13 billion in 2013. The store is predicted to grow at a rate of 39% over the next three years to bring in revenue to the ever growing computer company. Read More

Google+ App for iOS Awaiting Approval

20110705-122530.jpgGoogle latest social venture, Google+ already has a native App for Android available, and today Google also submitted the Google+ App to the App Store which is pending approval.

The update comes from Erica Joy’s Google+ stream which says

For all my iPhone using friends: the Google+ iPhone app has been submitted to the App Store (no, not today, sometime prior to today) and is awaiting approval.

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