Apple Tops Mobile Activation List During Christmas Season

christmas device activation list
It seems Santa had to buy a lot of Apple products this year, presumably because countless people had one Apple device or another in their Christmas wish list. According to a report by Flurry, Apple tops the Christmas mobile activation list in 2014. It measured new device activations from December 19 to December 25 worldwide, Read more…

Apple Gets Smart Pen Patent Granted

apple smart pen patent
Apple just got another patent granted by the USPTO, this time for a smart pen that can be used to write on a surface and have the handwritten words directly recognized and displayed on a digital device. The pen is basically a stylus, but one thing that stands out is that it can be used Read more…

How to Disable iPhone Cellular Calls on iPad and Mac

iPhone cellular calls
  One of the new features that Apple heavily touted with the release of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite was the ability to route iPhone cellular calls to your iPad and Mac, giving you the ability to answer phone calls from those devices. At the time, this seemed like a very handy feature to have, Read more…

You Can Now Watch “The Interview” via iTunes Store

The Interview iTunes
After all the dilly-dallying of Apple and other providers to offer the controversial movie “The Interview“, they finally caved in. Apple just released a statement confirming that they are making “The Interview” available on iTunes. A short, to the point statement from Apple spokesman Tom Neumayr: “We’re pleased to offer ‘The Interview’ for rental or Read more…

7 Great Games for iPhone or iPad

great games for iPhone
If you were one of the lucky ones who found a new iPhone or iPad waiting under the Christmas tree this year, you’ve probably already been busy discovering all of the impressive things that the device can do, while adding interesting new apps to extend that functionality even further. What you might not realize however is Read more…

LoopPay: An Apple Pay Alternative with More Options

LoopPay: An Apple Pay Alternative with More Options
When Apple first introduced Apple Pay earlier this year, it immediately raised the awareness and acceptance of NFC-enabled, contactless payment services to new heights. In just a few short months, Apple Pay has managed to become the most popular digital wallet service on the market today, even surpassing Google Wallet, which had a three-year head start. Unfortunately, Apple Read more…

Facebook Stickered App Lets You Send Stickers Via iOS Messenger

facebook stickered app
If emoticons are not enough for you when chatting with your friends on iOS using the Facebook Messenger app, then the new Facebook Stickered app is what you need. Released yesterday, the Facebook Stickered app is hyped up as: “It’s sticker time! Add cute characters, funny faces and more to make your photos pop.” I Read more…

This Is What Happens When You Boil an iPhone 6 in Coke

boil an iPhone 6 in coke
It’s the time of the year when most people are slacking off, either getting ready for the long holiday break or already enjoying it. So why not look at YouTube videos that are totally pointless? It’s not like you have anything else to do than play on your iPad or something like that, do you? Read more…

How to Customize Notification Center in OS X Yosemite

customize notification center
For many Mac users, the Notification Center in OS X Yosemite has become one of the most useful tools that the new operating system has to offer. Not only does it put a wealth of information at our fingertips, it also provides alerts on breaking news, updates from social media, and much more. The inclusion Read more…

The Diamond iWatch: The Ultimate Luxury in Wearables

diamond iwatch
“Ultimate luxury” is how jewelers Mervis Diamond Importers describe their own elitist take on the Apple iWatch, but I think it’s just plain ridiculous. “Ultimate luxury” doesn’t even begin to cover it. The Diamond iWatch is included in this year’s Holiday Gift Guide, another marketing stunt in my opinion, as it won’t be available till Read more…