China Says iPhone’s Location-Based Services Dangerous

China Says iPhone's Location-Based Services Dangerous
It’s well known that China has not welcomed Apple with open arms, but with a market that large, Apple has continued its efforts to penetrate the country. It may have succeeded in finally entering the market, but the Chinese government is not taking it sitting down. Source As recently as July 11, a Chinese Central Read more…

Check Out ASMO: The Smart Charger for Smart People

Check Out ASMO: The Smart Charger for Smart People
Do you consider yourself smart? Then you ought to at least take a look at this smart charger a bunch of guys from Oulu, Finland are working on and trying to get funded for on Kickstarter. Not-so-smart pun aside, the ASMO smart charger does have some appeal. The basic idea: a mobile phone charger that Read more…

iOS Is the King of US Web Traffic

king of web traffic
There may be more Android phones and tablets out there, but the latest data shows that iOS is the king of US web traffic. This should not really be a surprise, as we have seen iOS dominate web traffic for a while now, and we know that more and more people are using their mobile Read more…

Are You a “Wall Hugger”? Samsung Says So, if You Use an iPhone.

wall hugger
In a new ad for the Galaxy S5, Samsung takes another potshot at Apple and its lovely users (yes, that’s us). That moment when your phone conveniently chooses the most inconvenient time to run low on juice. Switch your Galaxy S 5 to Ultra Power Saving Mode or swap in a fresh spare battery and Read more…

The MiKey SMART Key Might Be the Only Accessory You’ll Ever Need

MiKey SMART Key
We’ve all been there: your smartphone battery dying while you’re in the middle of something really important and you have no access to wall socket; you needing a USB stick for some reason (but you don’t always carry one around anymore); or you wasting time searching for your keys or phone because you don’t remember Read more…

Walmart Cuts Prices on iPhone 5C and 5S Today

iphone discount
As iPhone 6 rumors continue to build up, almost reaching fever pitch as we come nearer to the official Apple announcement, retailers are making their moves. We know how these things go… Source When the time comes for Apple to release a new model of a product, the prices of the latest models go down; Read more…

The Banner Saga Is Coming to the iPad

The Banner Saga iPad
The popular Viking tactical role-playing game is going to be available on the iPad soon, so players of the desktop game can rejoice! Technically, it’s not only the iPad that’s getting The Banner Saga – Android tablets will also have their own version. Released by Stoic, which is comprised of a bunch of indie game Read more…

Bono Hits Out at Apple for Not Doing Enough for RED

Bono Hits Out at Apple for Not Doing Enough for RED
Bono recently was at Cannes Lions, where he hit out at Apple for “not doing enough” to promote their partnership; that is, Apple and Bono’s non-profit initiative RED. Marketers from all over the world were probably excited to see the U2 frontman, but they also got a mouthful from Bono, who spoke out emphatically about Read more…

New Madrid Apple Store is More Than a Thing of Beauty

Madrid Apple Store
Apple Stores are special. Even non-fanboys admit that there is something about Apple Stores (at least those that I know). But every now and then, a really special Apple Store is built, and the new Madrid Apple Store is one of them. Gary Allen of Forbes talks about the new Madrid Apple Store, which opened Read more…

It’s Official: Third-Party Chargers and Lightning Cables CAN Damage Your iPhone

lightning cable
We’ve always “known” that unofficial Apple chargers and cables pose a threat to our Apple devices, iPhones included. Yet that hasn’t stopped third-party manufacturers from creating their own products and selling them at much lower price points than original or certified Apple accessories. Obviously, there is a market for them. After all, everyone likes to Read more…