Apple iOS 4 Tried and Tested

One day after the release of Apple’s new mobile operating system, iOS4, it’s time to examine whether it really lives up to the hype. As I have a second-generation iPod touch rather than an iPhone, there are a few features which aren’t available to me. I’ll start by summing up the general online response to […]

iPad e-mail leak: FBI rolls in

The security researchers who uncovered part of AT&T’s list of iPad users have inadvertently brought out the big guns. No, not Steve Jobs and his Apple cohorts, but the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Spokeswoman Lindsay Godwin told the AFP news agency that “The FBI is aware of these possible computer intrusions and has opened an […]

Apple now world’s biggest tech firm

Apple is now officially bigger than Microsoft. But only on paper. This week marked the first time the market capitalization of Apple ($221 billion at the close of trading last night) exceeded that of Microsoft ($219 billion). Market capitalization is the paper value of the company: the number of shares multiplied by the current market […]