2014 iTunes Festival to Launch With Coldplay

2014 iTunes Festival to Launch With Coldplay
Among, others, of course. Here’s a disclaimer: I used to dislike Coldplay because their music bored me to death. A couple of years ago, I suddenly found myself listening to them and enjoying it. Maybe I am getting old… Source Anyhow, Coldplay headlining the 2014 iTunes Festival should make some people happy, as the band does Read more…

How to Get a Flappy Bird Knockoff Approved: Name it Flying Cyrus

How to Get a Flappy Bird Knockoff Approved: Name it Flying Cyrus
This week, we heard about Apple (and Google) bringing the hammer down on developers who submitted Flappy Bird knockoffs to the App Store. A sure sign seemed to be the use of the word “Flappy” (I wonder why), although there might have been other considerations. Understandably, developers were frustrated and took to the Internet to Read more…

Cuff Accessories Make iOS-linked Security Fashionable

Cuff Accessories Make iOS-linked Security Fashionable
Wearable tech is all the rage these days, and no one really needs an explanation why that is the case. Having an unobtrusive device on your person, which you can access with a click/tap or two does make for an interesting experience. While the scene is not quite there yet, there are some emerging players Read more…

Is “Fanless” Going to Be the New MacBook Air’s Main Selling Point?

MacBook Air
Every year, Mac enthusiasts wait eagerly for details on how their favorite company can surprise them. Probably just as eagerly, critics await the time they can lash out at their favorite punching bag. With innovation at the core of the company, Apple does face a lot of pressure – perhaps both internally and externally – Read more…

Apple Gets Biometric Headphone System Patent Granted

biometric headphone system
It won’t be normal if we don’t hear of at least one patent being granted to Apple in a week, right? Halfway through this week, we now hear about Apple getting approved for a biometric headphone system patent. Is Apple moving away from the smartwatch trend? I highly doubt it, considering all that we’ve heard Read more…

If the iTunes Store Were to Become Netflix, Would the Apple TV Be a Win?

Apple TV Netflix
That’s what Dave Smith of readwrite thinks. In an opinion piece published yesterday, the writer emphasized that “Apple needs to take a page from a different pioneer in order to offer something truly different.“ Source And that’s the crux of the matter, isn’t it? Apple making something truly different. This is the company that revolves Read more…

The DuMont iPad Mini Stand Will Take You Down Memory Lane

DuMont iPad Mini Case
Well, it depends on how old you are, and if you had the fortune of having experienced the old-style TV enclosed in a beautiful wooden casing. While we didn’t have a TV set growing up, I have very fond memories of summer days at my grandparents watching old school cartoons in black and white, cherishing Read more…

German Smoke Messaging Service: For When Your Telco Sucks

smoke messaging signal
I think that it is a universally acknowledged fact that there is no such thing as a brilliant, reliable telco. They will always boast of being the best, having the fastest LTE, and blah, blah, blah; but when it matters most (like when you’re really late for what could very well be the best date Read more…

Apple Clams Down on “Flappy Apps”

Flappy Apps
The phenomenal rise and sudden “demise” of Flappy Bird was the talk of the town in recent weeks, and I have to admit that this was one of those cases where I remained totally oblivious – on purpose. While everyone was cursing the game developer and praising him (or the game) in one breath, I Read more…

Microsoft Office for iPad Still Alive…

Microsoft Office for iPad
…or not? Microsoft for iPad has been in the works – at least that’s what we’ve been hearing – for some time now, but doubts as to whether or not it will become reality are rife as well. It’s not that Microsoft has totally ignored iOS – there’s the iPhone app that requires a subscription Read more…