Monday, December 22, 2014

  • Review: Just Mobile TopGum

    Just Mobile is billing its TopGum ($80) as "the sophisticated backup battery" for iOS devices. The partially aluminum 6000 mAh battery features a built-in cable with a Lightning connector attached. TopGum offers dual output charging, as the Lightning cable can recharge devices at 2.4A,…

  • Watch An iPad Land An Airplane

    Watch in this exclusive video from Popular Science as an iPad lands an actual airplane! From PopSci: High above rural Arkansas, I'm jammed in the back of a small four-seat airplane. Andrew Barker pilots the aircraft while Austin Meyer sits beside him. Everything is going great—until the engine…

  • AppAdvice Daily: Group chat more easily and procreate drawings on the go with our best new apps

    Texting and drawing on the go has never been easier thanks to today's new apps. AppAdvice Daily: Group chat more easily and procreate drawings on the go with our best new apps is a story by AppAdvice - iPhone, iPad, iPod, App Reviews + News

  • Get your steampunk on in Steam Era, an upcoming turn-based MMORPG

    Don't miss the trailer for Steam Era, an upcoming MMORPG set in a steampunk world. Are you saying gameON or gameOFF? Get your steampunk on in Steam Era, an upcoming turn-based MMORPG is a story by AppAdvice - iPhone, iPad, iPod, App Reviews + News

  • Apple supplier Pegatron responds to BBC labor report, says it is inspecting negative claims

    Apple recently responded to a BBC report on working conditions in factories that produce its products, and now it looks like the manufacturer in question, Pegatron, has something to say as well. In its response, Pegatron says that it will be looking into the negative claims made in the BBC piece. …

  • Apple issues security update for critical vulnerability in OS X

    Apple has issued an update today aimed to address a critical security issue with OS X 's Network Time Protocol service. The update is recommended to be installed "as soon as possible" for all users. According to Apple's support page, the fix patches up a vulnerability that could…

  • Sonos adds podcasts to its streaming lineup with Spreaker

    If you're looking to stream your favorite podcasts in all of their high-def glory on your Sonos speakers, there's some good news today. Spreaker has announced that its podcast service is now integrated into the Sonos Controller App for iOS . If you want to get started with the service,…

  • T-Mobile's John Legere takes digs at competition in new holiday video

    T-Mobile's has released a new video for the holidays, starring CEO John Legere. Legere sits by a fire reading a story about how worried AT&T and Verizon are about T-Mobile's gains in the last year. He says a little about T-Mobile's Q3 numbers, including the carrier's record…

  • Apple releases Network Time Protocol security update for OS X users

    Apple has issued an update on Monday, December 22, that serves as a security fix for an issue that was recently found as a "critical security issue." Continue reading →

  • How to record iPhone phone calls on your Mac

    OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 have a new feature called Phone Relay, that lets you take iPhone calls on your Mac, as long as both devices are nearby and signed into the same iCloud account. Continue reading →

  • Look, a Superfast iPhone-Powered M&M Sorting Machine

    We have seen plenty of machines sort M&Ms or Skittle by color, but this new design posted over at Review My Lif e takes a clever new approach to sort the candies even quicker. Read more...

  • Wanderers: 3D-printed spacewear for medieval Arab astronauts

    A series of 3D-printed garments is inspired by space travel, symbiosis and the medieval astronomers of the Middle East.

  • Apple Pay is coming to 'The Happiest Place on Earth'

    Come Christmas Eve, Apple is going to make Disney parks a lot better, as smartphone users will finally be able to buy things at them with their favorite mobile devices. As WDWMagic reports, Apple Pay is coming to Walt Disney World before Christmas and will reach Disneyland Resort next year. FROM…

  • Twitter Users Can Now Track Tweet Impressions, Engagement Numbers Right In The iOS App

     Twitter has once again expanded access to its analytics data, today introducing the ability to view your "tweet activity" on mobile. In the latest version of Twitter's iOS application, a new feature allows users to tap on a "View Analytics Details" option from any tweet's detail page…

  • Report: Apple has 3 billion reasons for their 16GB iPhone 6

    On launch, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were found to offer a base-level 16GB storage. Many wondered why Apple wouldn't up the entry level storage option to 32GB, but the answer was easy: they want you spending more. The next available option, 64GB, is a $100 premium over the 16GB variant, which…

  • Tempo AI's smart calendar gets a big update for iOS 8

    Tempo Smart Calendar now has new widgets for easy interaction, and it comes in nine new languages.