1 hour ago
74% of Apple mobile devices now running iOS 7
Apple has posted a chart on their developer center showing that iOS 7 adoption, as measure by connections to the App Store between November 25 and December 1, 2013, has reached 74%. That means, in the less than 3 months since launch, very nearly 3 out of every 4 iPhones, iPod touches, and iPads that connect to the App Store are now running the latest version of Apple's mobile software. 22% are running iOS 6, and only 4% are running iOS 5 or earlier.
6 hours ago
Bluetooth 4.1 'Smart' get announced, aims to enable the 'Internet of Things'
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced Bluetooth 4.1, a software update to the existing Bluetooth 4.0 technology in use by all of Apple's current Mac and iOS devices. Dubbed "Bluetooth Smart", it's designed to enable the "Internet of Things" by making connections easier and more powerful than ever. The bullet points, from Bluetooth:
8 hours ago
The all-new, all-adjustable Glif
There's a new Glif in town, and this time it's adjustable. That means it can not only fit any iPhone you throw at it, but any phone, and in almost any case. Studio Neat:
9 hours ago
Slice for iPhone can track price drops, incoming packages, product recalls, and more
If you do a lot of online shopping, Slice can manage all your purchases for you like never before. Not only can Slice track and alert you of incoming shipments, it can also monitor things you've recently purchased and let you know of price drops and product recalls.
10 hours ago
Mr. Reader 3.0 for iPad brings Reading List support, more RSS services, a new design, and more
Mr. Reader, a popular RSS news app for iPad, has just been updated with an all new design for iOS 7, support for 64-bit devices, and more. New features including the addition of AOL Reader as an RSS service, the ability to add to a Safari Reading List, and tons more.
10 hours ago
MagSafe 2: My love hate relationship with Apple's current power connector
Anyone who owns, or has owned a recent MacBook will be familiar with the Magsafe. Apple's take at the laptop charger, and something in my experience that comes with a very distinct love and hate relationship. The latest incarnation, Magsafe 2, one would anticipate being an improvement on the originals, the development of an idea.
But, instead, it's a product that drives many of us to frustration and despair. The reviews section of the Apple Store website is living proof of that. So how can something so good be so bad at the same time?
10 hours ago
Space Hulk Warhammer game comes to iOS
Full Control has announced the release of Space Hulk, an iOS adaptation of their game for Mac and PC that came out earlier this year. Three DLC campaigns are also available for in-app purchase.
10 hours ago
How to turn off Find My iPhone remotely and bypass Activation Lock
If you're running iOS 7 or higher on your iPhone or iPad, Find My iPhone now comes with a feature called Activation Lock that prevents someone from wiping and using your device without your authorization. While it's a great theft deterrent, we see lots of people having issues due to forgetting to turn off Find My iPhone. Most commonly the problem comes up with second hand iPhones that have been bought, sold, or traded. Luckily, the previous owner can deactivate Find My iPhone remotely which should then, in turn, allow you to bypass Activation Lock. Here's how:
12 hours ago
How to stop iCloud Keychain from asking to save your passwords
If you've got iOS 7 installed on your iPhone or iPad, Safari and iCloud Keychain can save any sync all your passwords across any iPhone, iPad, or Mac you own. If you prefer to not save your passwords, you can disable any device running iOS 7 from asking you again. Here's how:
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13 hours ago
LoyalBlocks for iPhone automatically alerts you of discounts at your favorite locations
LoyalBlocks is a new service that lets merchants and vendors easily let their customers know about deals. In turn, you can keep all your discount cards in one easy to manage app including loyalty punch cards. Next time you visit your favorite location, you are notified instantly of any deals they have.