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Facebook's Paper app makes it easier to share your favorite photos

Facebook Paper app makes it easier to share your favorite photos

Facebook has updated their Paper app, adding important photo sharing enhancements. Camera Roll organization has been improved, and its now easier to share your favorite photos. Paper can now access you Favorites album on your iPhone. Favorites came along as part of iOS 8, letting you mark your...
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FTC rules that throttled unlimited data doesn't qualify as 'unlimited'

In a ruling that's resulted in a $40 million fine, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's smacking down TracFone's speed throttling of customers that were paying for unlimited data service. The case in question only applies to TracFone, but it helps to reinforce a precedent that could apply to even...
OneDrive on iPhone 6

OneDrive improves its photo albums for its web, iPhone and iPad users

Microsoft has just announced some improvements to its storage service that will offer users a better look at their photos, along with new search features. Those changes and additions are currently available on the web and in the newly updated app for the iPhone and iPad. Microsoft described...
You can now like and follow on Tumblr right from Notification Center

You can now like and follow on Tumblr right from Notification Center

Tumblr has updated their app for the iPhone and iPad, adding new options for alerts, including the ability to take action on notifications. Users also have new ways to login to the app. There are also improvements to the app's accessibility, as well as smaller helpful enhancements. Users can...
Slack, but without the voice and video chat it'll have in the future

Slack acquisition will see video chat and screen sharing integration

Slack, the current darling of organizations in need of a flexible individual-and-group messaging service, has bought a small video conferencing company named Screenhero. The acquisition will lead to an eventual integration of Screenhero's voice and video conferencing features and screensharing...
Transit App 3.4 arrives with car sharing support and more

Transit App 3.4 arrives with car sharing support and more

Transit App has been updated to version 3.4 with a few helpful new features. The app has added support for car sharing service car2go, as well as calendar integration. Additionally, you can now order an Uber car through the Notification Center widget. Transit App's integration of car2go lets...
The year of Apple Pay

The year of Apple Pay

Apple Pay, the Touch ID-authenticated in-store and online payment service Apple started rolling out last October, has been growing steadily in terms of bank and retailer support. During Apple's Q1 2015 conference call, CEO Tim Cook said the company was getting "extremely positive" feedback on...
These ultra-thin hard cases for iPhone 6 are 36% off today

These ultra-thin hard cases for iPhone 6 are 36% off today

Lightweight and durable, the Feather Case for iPhone 6 is engineered to provide inconspicuous protection. The snap-on application allows for quick installation when needed and its soft touch finish provides a comfortable grip in the hand. Available in 8 colors and is only $15.95 today!
Lowdown for Meetings 2.0 arrives with location broadcasting and more

Lowdown 2.0 helps you better organize your meetings

Lowdown for Meetings, an iPhone app that helps you organize the information for your meetings, has launched version 2.0. There have been a number of improvements and changes to make sure that you're better prepared for your next meeting. Lowdown has made its premium service free. Lowdown...
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Your typical mobile gamer today spends two hours every day face-down in a tablet

A new survey of mobile gamers conducted by the NPD Group says that they are playing, on average, over two hours a day on their devices. The survey, conducted in late 2014, indicates a 57% increase in the average play time for mobile gamers, compared to just 80 minutes a day in 2012. NPD's...
Take control of Trello notifications with Sunrise Calendar for iPhone and iPad

Take control of Trello notifications with Sunrise Calendar for iPhone and iPad

Sunrise Calendar isn't a replacement calendar app for me. That spot is currently occupied by Fantastical 2 on both my iPhone and my iPad. Sunrise Calendar is, however, a very important part of my workflow — it's my notification system for Trello. Yes, Sunrise Calendar is better at notifying me...
Never mind the Apple Watch: Where's Apple Glass?

Never mind the Apple Watch: Where's Apple Glass?

Wearables. We hear a lot about wearables, and Apple's staged to make a big entrance in 2015 with the release of the Apple Watch. In the interim, other companies are making plays in another segment of the wearables market: glasses. Google may have gone to ground for a bit to rework its Glass...
How to get your Android music onto iPhone

How to get your Android music onto iPhone

More people than ever are switching to iPhone, or are seriously considering making the move, and one of the things you'll want to bring with you is any music or audio you've been listening to on your old Android phone. Apple has been providing the best audio frameworks in the industry for years,...
Keep calm, Photos for Mac still on

Keep calm, Photos for Mac still on

Apple's Photos for Mac was for shown off last summer at WWDC 2014 but isn't scheduled to ship until "early 2015". Apple hasn't said anything more specific about the schedule than that, but today some concern arose when people realized that, at some point, information about Photos for Mac had...
Universal confirms full cast for Steve Jobs biopic

Universal confirms full cast for Steve Jobs biopic

While there's nothing shocking to come out of this, Universal Pictures has officially detailed the full cast of the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic in a press release today. The release basically confirms previous reports that the film will star Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs, alongside Seth Rogen...
YouTube now defaulting to HTML5 video

YouTube now defaulting to HTML5 video

YouTube is now defaulting to HTML5 video, which if you've been following the evolution of the technology for a while is pretty much the angel opening the seventh seal on Flash. Richard Leider, Engineering Manager, writing for the YouTube blog: Given the progress we've made with HTML5 <...
This is Tim: Cook on Apple's record 2015 first quarter

This is Tim: Cook on Apple's record 2015 first quarter

Ed: Tim Cook spoke at length during today's 2015 Q1 financial call on Apple's historic numbers, the billionth iOS device sold, and so much more. Here's a transcript of his opening remarks as well as his answers to questions from analysts. Tim Cook's opening remarks Today we're reporting a...
Mac sales continue to kick the PC market's ass

Mac sales continue to kick the PC market's ass

Apple's report for its Q1 2015 fiscal quarter was astonishing for its iPhone numbers alone: 74.5 million units sold, its highest quarter ever. But Mac sales were also astonishing: 5.519 million units, the best Mac results for a holiday quarter ever. To be sure, Apple's previously reported...
More Android users are switching to iPhone than at any point previously measured

More Android users are switching to iPhone than at any point previously measured

During the Q1 2015 conference call, Apple's CEO, Tim Cook, said the company saw the highest rate of Android to iPhone switchers in 3 years — which is as far as the numbers go back. iPhone 6 Review News Specs Discussion Accessories Where to buy: Amazon | Apple | AT&T | Sprint | T-...
Tim Cook: Apple Watch will ship in April

Tim Cook: Apple Watch will ship in April

As part of Apple's Q1 2015 conference call, Tim Cook announced that the Apple Watch would be shipping this April. That's in keeping with Apple's previously announced "early 2015" timeframe. (Cook explained Apple sees January to April as "early", May to August as "mid", and September to December...

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