Apple launched iPhoto for iPad yesterday, complete with the usual integrated mapping features. However, unlike its desktop counterpart, iPhoto for iOS uses OpenStreetMap (OSM) data, with Apple apparently deciding to ditch Google Maps on this product.
Over one million Irish adults, or 42% of the Irish online population, have used RTÉ Player, that's according to the broadcaster. The player was made available on the iPhone, iPod and iPad in December last year and has been downloaded over 200,000 times.
Ever since Apple introduced the original iPad in January 2010, the burning question on all of our minds was whether it could survive a fall from space (right?) - in this case 100,000 feet. The answer is yes, apparently.
Apple iPad users have downloaded some three billion apps cumulatively since the revolutionary device was first introduced in January 2010. Compare this to Android tablets users who are estimated to have downloaded just 440 million so far, some 582% less.
As the year draws to a close we delve into our own site analytics to see what mobile devices Irish internet users were using in 2011. It comes as no surprise to find that Apple's iPhone leads the way by a country-mile.
As promised by RTÉ's director of platform development Aisling McCabe at October's Dublin Web Summit, the RTÉ Player app for the iPhone and iPad has been released in time for Christmas. The universal iOS app made its way through Apple's App Store approval process last weekend, and was made available for free download as of this morning.
The Arab Spring was one of the most tweeted events of 2011, according to Twitter’s list of 2011 hot topics, released today. But the list is interesting for what it doesn't mention than for as much as it does.
With the release of iTunes 10.5.1 earlier today, Apple's long-anticipated iTunes Match is finally here. iTunes Match is a paid-for service that gives Apple device users access to their entire music library anywhere using iCloud.