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The 7th anniversary of the iPhone – today!

It has been seven years since the iPhone was first introduced by Steve Jobs, and to this day, the iPhone is still ahead of the competition and is the phone everyone is still trying to beat. When Steve Jobs first introduced the iPhone to the world, it was at the Macworld Conference in San Francisco…Continue Reading

Apple celebrates 5 years of the App Store

Apple celebrates 5 years of the App Store

When Apple first announced the iPhone, it stunned the world by stating there would be no native third party apps, with only “web apps” or glorified web sites serving as the way to deliver extra functionality to the then groundbreaking iPhone. Thankfully, it didn’t take too long for Steve Jobs and his team to transform…Continue Reading

Microsoft’s Windows 8/RT Store reaches 100,000 apps in record time

Microsoft’s Windows 8/RT Store reaches 100,000 apps in record time

Microsoft launched Windows 8 back in October last year, and with it came a brand new app store – the Windows Store, with Microsoft tweeting that the store has just passed the 100,000 apps mark. Originally designed specifically for “full-screen” apps that run in the “Metro” environment, which Microsoft now calls the “Modern UI”, I…Continue Reading

Fyrebox: Cyril Gaillard “fyres” up the online retail space

Fyrebox: Cyril Gaillard “fyres” up the online retail space

Self-described Aussie “transplant” Cyril Gaillard, who was born and raised in France but moved to the land down under back in 2009, was the subject of a story I wrote for iTWire.com in October 2012 entitled “New ‘Aussie Trivia’ app helps newcomers settle in faster”. Then known as the founder and CEO of Australia-based game…Continue Reading