Facebook to use Apple Live Photos example

Facebook to use Apple Live Photos example

Facebook is rolling out its new ‘Apple Live Photos’ example, users will be able to use the live photos by Apple using their Facebook on their mobile device, which means they are starting to move away from Adobe Flash for online content and using HTML5 for video content. Tumblr was first to … [Read more...]

Bogus Safari update adds two nasty programs

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There is a bogus Safari update floating around at the moment that can lead to you installing two nasty programs, in that we mean nasty in being fairly hard to uninstall for your Mac. Thanks to leading researchers Malwarebytes, they have discovered a few websites pushing out a fake Safari update. … [Read more...]

Apple confirms problems with iCloud Mail, iTunes and more

Apple confirms problems with iCloud Mail, iTunes and more

Apple’s services such as iTunes and iCloud down for most at the moment, it seems there are sporadic outages with no known cause of the problem. When we take a look at the Apple System Status page we can see three red triangles, which are the troubled areas. These include the App Store, iBook … [Read more...]

Apple iTunes, Support down with server temporary unavailable

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Apple iTunes is down at the moment on March 11, 2015 with server temporary unavailable issues. Dependant on the country you are in you may see different messages. In the UK when users tried to access iTunes there were be prompted with the “The item you've requested is not currently available in … [Read more...]

Facebook perk vs. obligation in freezing eggs

Facebook perk vs. obligation in freezing eggs

Facebook is offering female employees huge benefits in its new reproductive service, where they will offer to freeze female employees’ eggs as well as help find sperm donors. Apple has said they will start the same process as well called oocyte cryopreservation, which basically allows women to … [Read more...]

Tim Cook vs Google, Facebook on privacy

Tim Cook vs Google, Facebook on privacy

Apple CEO Tim Cook has apparently cleverly attacked both Facebook and Google concerning the way they deal with users privacy, and even though he doesn’t mention any names many news groups point out it is obvious who Cook is talking about. Tim Cook released a statement on its Apple Privacy page … [Read more...]

iOS 8 download time causing Twitter stir

iOS 8 download time causing Twitter stir

So many people are taking to Twitter today whilst they wait for iOS 8 to release, which should be happening today after 10:00am Pacific time (6pm GMT). The mixed tweets are both in favour of the update and some not so keen. iOS 8 download time waiting game has begun and the clock is ticking, once … [Read more...]

Apple Watch prompts social media Q&A

Apple Watch social media Q&A

The Apple live event last night went rather well with announcements of three new devices, but let’s stick with the newly announced and official Apple Watch. Since the Apple Watch (NOT iWatch) was announced the social media world went crazy asking many questions, one major mystery is the battery … [Read more...]

iWatch design, price evaluates online conversations: Update

iWatch design, price evaluates online conversations

The potential design of Apple's new iWatch is the primary focus of global online conversations, according to global social media intelligence platform Synthesio, with 40% of users discussing what the new iWatch will look like. The potential design of Apple's new iWatch is the primary focus of … [Read more...]

Social madness of Apple event live video stream

Social madness of Apple event live video stream

Next week on Tuesday September 9 the Apple event will kick off, the countdown timer has already begun over on Apple.com, which is at ‘4 Days, 19 Hours and 43 Minutes at the time of writing this. There is no need to discuss what will be announced as this is common knowledge, but in San Francisco, … [Read more...]

New Mac Pro specs, design wows the social crowd

New Mac Pro specs wows the social crowd

The new Mac Pro desktop PC looks like a futuristic time capsule ready to be sent into space, yes it really does look that good. At WWDC Apple senior vice president Phil Schiller quoted “Can’t innovate any more, my ass.” Apple obviously have read what has been said all over the internet suggesting … [Read more...]

Pinterest delivers iPhone update for better pinning

Pinterest delivers iPhone update for better pinning

For those that use Pinterest will be happy to know there is a new iPhone update that will allow for better pinning. This now allows users to edit profiles direct from their Apple smartphones as well as discovering new pins through something called ‘people who pinned this also pinned' feature. Not … [Read more...]

iPod Nano: In line for new replacement, is this you?


If you are an iPod first-generation Nano owner and purchased the device approximately five years ago, then you will be pleased to learn that Cali Company Apple may be replacing it for you. The Internet is rife with news that due to overheating issues (on the rare occasion) owners in the US could be … [Read more...]

New TV, Sony competes with Apple


It would seem that we are on the brink of something interesting in the TV world. For so long now we have been use to slight changes in the way that television programs are brought to us. Yes we have gone from black and white to color, from huge plastic boxes that sat in the corner of the room to … [Read more...]

iOS 5.0.1 update, has your battery life improved?


When Apple’s new iPhone 4S smartphone officially released on October 14th, along with it, came the new iOS 5 OS. Despite it’s arrival offering over 200 new features to the user, it became apparent fairly quickly that many were experiencing low battery with the phone, along with other problems such … [Read more...]

iPhone 4S battery life: No one solution


Since the new iPhone 4S from Apple arrived on 14th October, users of the smartphone have been complaining of the handset’s poor battery life as well as overheating problems. Forums had been set up for consumers, which Apple has now acknowledged. Despite a new iOS 5 beta 5.0.1 version update being … [Read more...]

Sprint iPhone 4S download speed issues: no further on


When the new Apple iPhone 4S was officially released on October 14th, it was hoped that the handset would sail through without any subsequent problems. Despite the phone’s popularity, it has been slightly plagued with issues such as its battery life and for US carrier Sprint slow data speeds and … [Read more...]

iOS 5.0.1 update: Imminent release


Apple have had a few problems to deal with as of late, one being that of Google’s new Gmail app on Apple devices and the fact that its been pulled due to subsequent problems, the other being that of the battery on the new iPhone 4S handset. Since the new smartphone arrived officially on the 14th … [Read more...]

Gmail app pulled after iOS issues


Poor Google and their new Gmail app! Just yesterday, the search engine had to pull the plug on its new launched app for Apple devices such as the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. The reason, Google as they said had “messed up” by launching a version that had subsequent problems. … [Read more...]

Sound quality improved with Logitech Mini Boombox


If you’re looking to improve the sound quality from your smartphone, tablet or even PC, then Logitech may have the answer with their introduction of the new Mini Boombox. Ok so it may not be pumping out the sounds and have a hefty price tag of Bose’s SoundLink Wireless Mobile Speaker, but for a … [Read more...]

iPhone 4S battery joked, software update possible?


The Apple iPhone 4S and its battery-draining saga continues guys. Already reported by us here at OSM, it seems that many of you are still heading onto Apple forums to air your handset problem, along with feelings of disappointment and frustration. Despite Apple’s iPhone 4S pumping out another … [Read more...]

US smartphone choice announces HTC


As we now move towards the tail end of this year, it’s fair to say that 2011 has been the year of the smartphone and tablet market. Ok, so Apple already had the iPhone positioned on the market along with the iPad first generation, but during the last few months, a multitude of other branded … [Read more...]

Flexible Galaxy S III, iPhone 5 could copy

Flexible Galaxy S III, iPhone 5 could copy

The Galaxy S 2 is considered to be a huge success, but how can Samsung top it next year? Well one way is with a flexible Galaxy S III, and because Apple uses Sammy for some of their components there is no reason why the iPhone 5 cannot have the same kind of design. However, this could open up a … [Read more...]

Apple’s iPad school take over


The use of iPad tablets in schools is by no means a new concept, previously here at OSM, we’ve spoken about how the popular device is being introduced into the classroom for teachers and pupils alike. But what we found interesting is that of a recent survey which shows how the iPad slate is being … [Read more...]

New Microshield iPad 2 cases


Whether you are an avid fan or not of Apple, there’s no disputing that the Cali company make some pretty impressive devices, they’ve paved the way for others with their iPhone, iPod and iPad products and it’s the latter that we wanted to talk about. … [Read more...]