Here is a news roundup of what happened today in the iPhone world…
Tony Fadell, the VP of Apple’s ipod division and the man behind the mini-hard drive music player, will soon be stepping down from his position and leaving the company, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. The report indicates that Fadell is to be replaced by former IBM exec Mark Papermaster.
Forbes reports on Apple’s “secret weapon” that has helped keep its earnings well above expectations: falling NAND-flash memory prices. And according to Forbes, there are no signs that this trend will abate anytime soon.
While a lot of us have had internet banking for years, who would have thought that AT&T would have come up with a mobile banking app that lets you check accounts and pay bills for a number of banks through a single iPhone app?
Intel publicly admitted in a statement refuting a comment by one of their mid-level executives that Apple should have used their Moorestown chipset instead of the ARM, saying it wouldn’t work due to different power concerns. Now one security researcher says that’s not the only reason. There’s another, and it’s a big one.
Apple has posted a new iPhone commercial, ‘Dilemmas’, to their ad gallery. The commercial focuses on Urbanspoon, which provides information, ratings and reviews on restaurants.