Apple Sells 500 Millionth iPhone

500 millionth iPhone
Apple is known for many things, not the least of which is putting a high value on milestones. And, one would think that selling its 500 millionth iPhone is a milestone! You don’t really need to think about just how significant the iPhone is – it did change the landscape of mobile phones after all. So, Read more…

Apple Can Read Your iCloud Email Anytime

icloud email
Here’s one area where Apple and Microsoft agree on: they both reserve the right to read your iCloud email at any point in time. This may come as a surprise to some, especially since it seems that the prevailing idea is that Apple doesn’t do “those things” without a court order. Source However, Fortune highlights, Read more…

Article Disses Steve Jobs, “Reveals” Nasty “Truths”

Steve Jobs
While doing my daily reading, I stumbled upon this article titled “The nasty things about Apple’s co-founder Steve Jobs you probably didn’t know“. That’s link (or click) bait, if nothing else, and I have to admit it got me clicking. Source I was not sure about the veracity of the article, but there just might Read more…

ToneFone iPhone Case Might Be the World’s Ugliest Case

ToneFone iPhone Case Might Be the World's Ugliest Case
I don’t want to be mean, but this is just ridiculous. When I first saw the ToneFone iPhone case, my reaction was, “What the h#ll?” What did I tell you? In all fairness, I don’t think the designers of the ToneFone iPhone case were thinking of beauty – of the the iPhone, that is. Instead, they Read more…

Tim Cook Makes It to the List of 50 Greatest Leaders

Tim Cook Makes It to the List of 50 Greatest Leaders
Steve Jobs may have had his reality distortion field, but Tim Cook has his own qualities that distinguish him from the rest of his peers. Fortune editor Geoff Colvin has compiled a list of the 50 greatest leaders of the world, and the Apple CEO holds the 33rd spot. Source Not only did Tim Cook make it Read more…

New App Store Section: “Indie Game Showcase”

New App Store Section: "Indie Game Showcase"
It looks like Apple’s busy playing around with the App Store! Not more than a week has passed since we heard – and saw – the new section “Sharing Selfies“, and now, there’s another new section: “Indie Game Showcase”. Not that anyone’s complaining, especially not the makers and fans of indie games. As the section’s name Read more…

Another iPhone 6 Concept Turns It Into a Phablet

phablet
I guess I should just say this from the get go: I dislike phablets. It’s a personal preference, and you don’t have to agree with me, but if the iPhone 6 goes down the route of this iPhone 6 concept video, then I’m sticking with my iPhone 5 till it dies – or till the Read more…

FirstTech: First Ever Apple Reseller Closing Shop

FirstTech: First Ever Apple Reseller Closing Shop
Not many may have heard about FirstTech, but it holds the distinction of being the first ever Apple reseller in the world. The store is based in Minneapolis and was founded in 1941. Back then, it was called Team Electronics. It wasn’t till the late 70s, though, when it first started selling Apple machines – Read more…

iOS 7.1 Limits Personal Hotspot Feature in Some Cases

personal hotspot
I don’t know about you, but I cannot live without using the Personal Hotspot feature on my iPhone and iPad. I work online and occasionally work outside, and while it is generally not difficult to find an establishment that offers free Wi-Fi, I prefer to rely on my carrier (well, one of them at least) Read more…

iBetterCharge for Mac: For People Who Forget to Charge Their iDevices

iBetterCharge for Mac: For People Who Forget to Charge Their iDevices
I only know of one person who regularly forgets to charge her iPhone. In spite having a more-than-decent portable battery charger, her phone often still goes dead – simply because she forgets to charge. Now I suppose that there is always an exception to the rule, and I will go out on a limb and Read more…