Will the iOS 4.2 Update Speed Up the iPhone 3G?

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The recent iOS updates to the 3GS and iPhone 4 have been mostly received with open arms, but the same can’t be said for iPhone 3G users. They’ve been faced with watered down updates and a serious performance problems. Did you notice any performance issues when you updated your iPhone 3G to iOS 4.0? Let us know But, there could …

iPhone 3G Running Android [VIDEO]

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We’ve already seen a first generation iPhone hacked into accepting the Android operating system, and now the same hacker, David Wang, has managed to install Android on an iPhone 3G. By Wang’s own admission, this port is “slightly more rough” than the previous one, but you can use the Android OS to browse the web, send SMS, or run any …

300,000 iPads 3G Sold on Launch Weekend [ESTIMATE]

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So, now that the iPad 3G is finally available, what everyone wants to know is: how well is this thing selling? According to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, it’s selling great, pretty much the same as the 3G-less iPad, with about 300,000 sold on launch weekend. Munster surveyed 50 Apple stores to get this number, and judging by what he …

Hulu to Launch a Subscription Service in May?

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In May, Hulu plans to start testing a subscription service for a monthly fee of $9.95, claims the L.A. Times, citing people familiar with the plans. Currently, Hulu viewers can see the five most recent episodes of popular shows such as Glee and Lost. The subscription service, called Hulu Plus, would enable users to see older episodes of these shows. …

iPad 3G Shipping By May 7th

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Apple just updated its store with some more info on when, exactly, we can expect the iPad 3G version to ship. Their exact wording is “by May 7th,” which may mean some iPad 3Gs will be delivered earlier, though. As far as international availability goes, there’s nothing new in the Apple Store about that. Apple will announce international pricing and …

700,000 iPads Sold [REPORT]

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The latest estimates for iPad sales may surprise even the most optimistic Apple watchers: Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster puts the number at 600,000-700,000 this weekend, including pre-orders. By comparison, it took Apple more than 70 days to sell 1 million iPhones after the initial launch. Brainstorm Tech writes: In a report to clients issued Saturday night, Munster’s estimated that …

WolframAlpha Drops iPhone App Price by 96% to $1.99, Offers Refunds

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Last year, WolframAlpha made waves with its $50 iPhone app; today the company is announcing a new overall strategy and its starting by launching a new mobile optimized website and dropping the price of the iPhone app to just $1.99. This is all part of WolframAlpha’s new strategy to help get its computational knowledge engine into more hands, in hopes …

CTIA 2010 in Review: Top Trends in Mobile

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The CTIA Wireless Association’s annual Las Vegas mobile-centric show has wrapped up for this year, and a few key trends emerged. We wanted to bring you some of the high points from the show that shed light on what’s hot now as well as what’s on the horizon in mobile in the near near future. Overall, the trend of convergence …