OEM production of iPhone 3GS to reach two million units in 4Q11, say sources

Apple has been increasing its penetration into entry-level smartphone markets and the OEM production of iPhone 3GS has continued steadily with the volume likely to reach two million units in the fourth quarter of 2011 and 1.4-1.6 million units in the first quarter of 2012, according to industry sources.

Apple has been pushing the sale of its 8GB iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 pre-loaded with iOS 5 globally, and besides, AT&T has also been promoting iPhone 3GS to contract subscribers with zero subscription rates, the sources revealed.

Introducing the Subscribe Button for Websites

In September, Facebook introduced Subscribe to make it easier for people who want to share their public updates with more than just friends to build an audience of subscribers. Today they’re launching the Subscribe button for websites, a social plugin any site can add to give visitors the option to subscribe to contributors in one click.

Apple updates Aperture 3 to 3.2.2 with iCloud, iOS 5 and Lion fixes

Apple has released a 3.2.2 update to Aperture, its professional photo software, via the Mac App Store.

Apple notes that the free new update to the $79.99 Aperture 3 resolves compatibility issues with iCloud and iOS 5, specifically noting that the new version fixes a flaw that limited Photo Stream from working beyond the first 1,000 images for some users.

RHEL 6.2 released

RHEL 6.2 released

Sites using .xxx go live

More 100,000 Web sites using the .xxx domain hit the Web on Tuesday morning, heightening debate over the new top-level Internet designation.

The International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) approved .xxx in March, and the domain went up for general sale last Tuesday.

According to a release from ICM, the registry responsible for overseeing all .xxx sites, the action offers a “responsible alternative” for sites that offer adult content, since it clearly identifies the kind of site that users can expect to see when they click on a link.

'BlackBerry 10' is the next OS from RIM due to their loses BBX trademark battle

'BlackBerry 10' is the next OS from RIM due to their loses BBX trademark battle

At BlackBerry DevCon, RIM was announced that the next generation platform for BlackBerry devices would be BBX. But today in BlackBerry DevCon Asia, that has all changed once again. Now, RIM will be calling their next generation platform "BlackBerry 10".

Apple loses ‘iPad’ trademark in China

A Chinese court has ruled against Apple in an ongoing legal battle over the ‘iPad’ trademark, which could lead to Apple marketing the highly coveted product under a new name.

Apple prides itself on its brand value. But in China, the technology giant may be forced to sell their iPad tablets under a new moniker.

The world’s largest technology company lost an ongoing court battle to use their iPad trademark, after claiming that a Chinese company was infringing on the name with their own product.

Apple Updates iBooks App to version 1.5 with Nighttime Reading Theme, Full-screen layout, etc.

iBooks is an amazing way to download and read books. iBooks includes the iBookstore, where you can download the latest best-selling books or your favorite classics – day or night. Browse your library on a beautiful bookshelf, tap a book to open it, flip through pages with a swipe or a tap, and bookmark or add notes to your favorite passages.

Drupal 7.10 released

Drupal 7.10, a maintenance release with numerous bug fixes (no security fixes) is now available for download. Several major bugs, including one causing errors with the 5.x branch of Drush, have been fixed this release. See the Drupal 7.10 release notes for a full listing.