Here’s a new development from Apple that could be a sign that the company is cooking up something new. Apple has recently acquired a startup company, Matcha.tv. The company developed a second-screen mobile app and web-based service. It basically offers a number of features to complement TV viewing. This includes comprehensive TV listings, recommendations based […]
If you’re trying to save on some money by buying cheap chargers for your iOS device, this might give you pause. According to researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology, those cheap knock-off chargers could actually have malicious software that could infect your device. The findings, which will be presented at the 2013 Black Hat […]
If you’re already eyeing a Retina display-enabled iPad Mini as your next purchase you may have to wait far longer than expected. According to a report released by the NPD DisplaySearch, a Retina version of the iPad Mini may arrive only after another version of the iPad Mini is released first.
I’ve been using my iPhone 5 as my all-around gateway to the internet. Aside from having an always-on internet plan, I’ve also ditched my mobile WiFi device and have been using the iPhone 5’s personal hotspot feature to allow my laptop to access the internet. But even with the relatively fast LTE speeds I’ve been […]
Smartphone users can basically be divided into two main camps – the iOS camp and the Android camp. You would think that it’s all just a matter of mobile phone operating system preference, and that at the core of usability, both camps use their phones the same way. But an interesting survey made by Experian […]
This news is a wake-up call for Apple. In a recent survey conducted by the American Customer Satisfaction Index, consumer satisfaction on Apple’s products has dropped. Even though the Cupertino-based giant is still the leading brand in the mobile industry with an 81 percent customer satisfaction score, it is 2.5 percent lower than the score […]
Apple is under fire from the United States Department of Justice for allegations that it has conspired with other book publishers to illegally fix the prices of e-books. The DOJ has has said that Apple’s defense against the allegations are unconvincing and “untethered from both precedent and logic.”
A new study released by the NPD Group revealed that Apple’s iTunes remains the most popular method for buying music online. The study, which was released last April 16 showed that iTunes remains the dominant music download service for the last quarter of 2012. The NPD study revealed that iTunes maintains a healthy 63 percent […]
According to information released by Vietnamese site Tinhte, the long-rumored iPhone 5S will sport an improved camera and will also come with certain enhancements to taking photos. Tinhte may be a little-known site but it has proven itself historically by releasing accurate information on Apple products.
As Apple rumors go, this one is quite interesting. There has been a lot of anticipation for the supposed launch of the iPhone 5S this summer, but more interestingly, there are reports that the development of iOS 7 has been experiencing delays. An article from Apple blogger John Gruber, cited an unnamed source that said
When Scott Forstall left Apple last October, Jony Ive took over most of his responsibilities at the Human Interface department. This means that Apple’s hardware design genius is now dipping his hands into software design. Ive is said to have a large influence in the development of a future version of iOS, and if the […]
Humor website Funny or Die is one of the funniest sites on the internet. The site has been responsible for so many comedy clips that have actually gone viral. Now the site is releasing a new ambitious project – a biopic. The subject of the Funny or Die biopic is one that fans will surely […]
Google Maps has provided an actual working alternative to the very buggy maps app that Apple rolled out with iOS 6. But even though it is THE maps app to have on your iOS devices, Google is not content with just providing a working app. The company has released its first update to its app […]
It’s clear that kids love iOS devices. My kids can’t get enough of the iPad. Even if I tell them that I need the iPad for work (I use it for accessing another email account, making to-do lists, appointments, and work charts), they often win in the end and would play their favorite games or […]
Apple has recently announced the release of a minor update to its iTunes software. The new update upgrades iTunes to version 11.0.2, and implements a number of changes. According to Apple, the new update carries with it the usual bug fixes to make iTunes more stable. Other issues have also been addressed with […]