Weekly Mobile News Roundup – 14 February 2014

On February 14, 2014

 Once again the week is coming to an end and that means it’s time for a roundup of the past weeks news!

Report: Apple Is Working On A New Product Category Called The ‘iAnywhere’ – Forget the “iWatch,” or even the “iTV.” An upcoming new Apple product category could be the “iAnywhere,” according to JP Morgan Stanley analyst Mark Moskowitz, and first noted by CNET.

Did You Know That In 2011 Apple Wanted To Ban iPhone users from… – According to most iPhone users the giant technology company Apple attempted to do back in 2011 something really preposterous. The company had filed for a patent of a new technology that would potentially prevent all iPhone smartphone users from filming live events.

iOS 7.1 Release: What to Expect – As we march towards the end of the month, we get closer to an iOS 7.1 release date for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices currently on iOS 7. We still don’t know when the second big iOS 7 update will arrive but signs point to a release within the next few weeks. With that in mind, we want to take a look at what we expect from the iOS 7.1 release.

After a stellar innings, Apple is reportedly planning to retire the iPad 2 – After three years of service, during which it outlived two more-advanced models and overcame hurtful jibes over its non-Retina display, Apple may be ready to let the iPad 2 move on to the great silicon playground in the sky.

Steve Jobs time capsule dug up after 30 years: Exclusive video – or 30 years, a potentially priceless piece of technology history was lost somewhere beneath Aspen, Colo. At the Aspen International Design Conference in 1983, Steve Jobs gave a talk prognosticating technologies like the iPad, wireless networking, and even the App Store.

Sofa’s co-founder and former art director relaunch their static site generator as Cactus for Mac – Koen Bok and Jorn van Dijk, veterans of the acclaimed Dutch software firm Sofa, have released Cactus for Mac, an attractive OS X version of their open-source static site generator.

Apple’s iTunes Division Now Nearly Half the Size of Google’s Search Business – Apple’s quarterly earnings may be stagnant, but at least one division within the company is showing extraordinary growth. As noted by Asymco analyst Horace Dediu, Apple’s iTunes/Software/Services division grew by 34 percent year-over-year after taking into account the 70% Apple pays to developers for App Store purchases.

Unused iPhones in the US total more than $13 billion – About half of all mobile phone owners choose to keep their older devices, tossing them in a drawer or handing them down instead of selling them for extra cash, says the “Mobile Mountain Study,” which was conducted by research group OnePoll, for resale site SellCell.

Steve Wozniak thinks modern dependence on cloud services comes with a loss of security – In just a few short years cloud technology has revolutionized how society interacts with computers in ways not seen since the introduction of the hard drive. It allows us to share knowledge, quickly access troves of information without sacrificing space on our personal devices and even work with others in real time from thousands of miles away.

Turn your iPhone into a Old Skool Gameboy – Remember all those classic games we use to play? Mario, Street fighter, Tetris…..these are just a few of that use to take over our young lives back then. Today we are going to show you how you can turn your iPhone into a old skool Gameboy with ease!