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SwiftKey wraps up a huge year with big plans for themes

SwiftKey wraps up a huge year with big plans for themes

The folks at SwiftKey had an absolutely huge 2014, filled with users all around the world who have no idea how they managed to use a smartphone before this app existed. Not only is SwiftKey a big deal with Android users, but with iOS 8 opening the doors to third party keyboard the app quickly...
Apple scores victory in lawsuit over defective MacBook logic boards

Apple scores victory in lawsuit over defective MacBook logic boards

Apple has scored another legal victory today, this time in a case concerning defective logic boards in MacBooks sold since May of 2010. The case was dismissed on grounds that plaintiffs weren't able to prove that the logic boards used were "unfit for their ordinary purpose." From Reuters:...
Pronto's smart remote tech works with Peel for even more options

Pronto's smart remote tech works with Peel for even more options

The promise of connected televisions and all of the streaming set top boxes in the world is more content with less effort, especially here at CES, but almost none of this new tech has done much of anything to get rid of the traditional remote control. Pronto is a connected box of a different...
Apple France shows support for Charlie Hebdo in wake of terrorist attack

Apple France shows support for Charlie Hebdo in wake of terrorist attack

Apple has updated its French website today to show support for French satirical publication Charlie Hebdo, whose Paris offices were subjected to a terrorist attack yesterday. If you visit the site now, the words "Je Suis Charlie," French for "I Am Charlie," are displayed on a stark black banner...
Talking fisheye selfies with Olloclip at CES

Talking fisheye selfies with Olloclip at CES

The story behind Olloclip is downright inspirational, and their hardware just keeps getting better. Here at CES we're taking a look at all kinds of connected gadgetry, most of which either straps to your phone or connects to it wirelessly, and it's exciting to see how Olloclip is still very...
Microsoft Sway

Microsoft brings Sway app for iPhone to more English speaking countries

Late last year, Microsoft unveiled the newest addition to its Office family, a new presentation app simply called Sway. While it was only initially available as an iPhone app in New Zealand, Microsoft has announced today that the app is now rolling out to the App Store in more English speaking...
iWork apps for iOS and OS X updated with bug fixes and stability improvements

iWork apps for iOS and OS X updated with bug fixes and stability improvements

Apple has released a set of maintenance updates for its iWork applications on both iOS and OS X today. Overall, there's not much to report other than the usual stability improvements and bug fixes. The updates are now available for Pages, Numbers, and Keynote for both iOS and OS X.
Apple hires HP exec to help lead corporate and government sales

Apple hires HP exec to help lead corporate and government sales

Apple has hired John Solomon, a longtime HP executive, formerly a senior vice president with that company's printing a personal systems group. What his role at Apple will be is unclear, though it could involve boosting sales to governments and businesses. It is also possible, but apparently...
Typo for iPad

The new Typo 2 for iPhone's not that great, but their iPad keyboard's kinda neat

Typo made a splash at CES 2014 with the BlackBerry-aping Typo keyboard for iPhone, and they were at CES 2015 to show off their new not-patent-infringing Typo 2 keyboard. But really, the more interesting news out of Typo was their new iPad keyboard, it doesn't try to copy Apple. If anything,...
Frozen Synapse iPhone

Cyberpunk-themed game Frozen Synapse is now out for the iPhone

Frozen Synapse, the acclaimed cyberpunk-themed turn-based strategy game that was first released for the PC in 2011, has finally made its way to the iPhone for the first time after it was launched in an iPad version. The iPhone port is also cheaper at $2.99. The goal of the game, from developer...
Evernote's Scannable turns your iPhone or iPad into a scanner

Evernote's Scannable turns your iPhone or iPad into a scanner

Evernote has just released Scannable, a new app that turns your iPhone or iPad into a scanner. Like other scanning apps, Scannable can scan your physical documents to your device, and the app will even recognize different types of documents. The app will produce the clearest scans possible....
New site highlights U.S. jobs created thanks to Apple

New site highlights U.S. jobs created thanks to Apple

Apple is highlighting their job creation efforts in the United States. The company says that they have created or support over 1 million jobs in the U.S., with 66,000 employees working directly for Apple in the United States. About 334,000 jobs come from other companies as a result of Apple's...
How to record video from your iPhone onto your Mac

How to record video from your iPhone onto your Mac

Want to create an iPhone or iPad tutorial for someone, record a game level walk through or something else? It's easier than you think if you have OS X Yosemite installed — you don't need any third-party apps installed. Here's how. The secret is the QuickTime Player application in your Mac's...
Sling Media explains why Slingbox loves streaming devices

Sling Media explains why Slingbox loves streaming devices

Streaming live television from your home to wherever you are has always been a cool idea, and there's basically only one big name in this particular corner of the world. Slingbox has been the go-to for this technology for quite a while today, and at CES this year we got a chance to ask them...
App Store

New Year's Day 2015 was the single biggest sales day in App Store history

Apple announced that January 1, 2015 was "the single biggest day ever in App Store sales history". It also announced that 2014 was another record breaking year for the App Store with "in which billings rose 50 percent and apps generated over $10 billion in revenue for developers." Apple added...
Olympus talks app-based photo editing with their cameras

Olympus talks app-based photo editing with their cameras

While it feels like the big thing at CES this year is letting your smartphone act as the center of your connected world, the folks at Olympus are perfectly happy having their cameras do all the heavy lifting. Many Olympus cameras come with WiFi onboard now, and with that comes the opportunity...
Philips' new on-ear headphones connect to your iPhone through the Lightning port

Philips' new on-ear headphones connect to your iPhone through the Lightning port

At CES 2015, Philips has unveiled a new set of on-ear headphones that connect to your iOS device through the Lightning port. The Fidelio NC1L feature 24-bit Digital to Analog Conversion, as well as amplification and noise cancellation, all done in the headphones themselves rather than on the...
These colorful, tangle-free Lightning charge/sync cables are on sale for only $13.95!

These colorful, tangle-free Lightning charge/sync cables are on sale for only $13.95!

Check out these thin lightning cables that reach 3.3ft in length and are great for using with USB wall chargers, car chargers or just to hook up to your PC or laptop. They even feature a soft-touch coating around the entire cable that makes it easy to keep them tangle free and to handle. Take...
TalkTalk

TalkTalk acquires Tesco Broadband and Blinkbox

TalkTalk has acquired both Blinkbox, the movie streaming and rental business, and Tesco Broadband from the UK supermarket. The cross-platform on-demand service that Blinkbox offers customers in the UK will put TalkTalk in a strengthened position against competitors, as well as bolster its own...
Sprint boasts almost 1 million new subscribers in preliminary Q3 2014 report

Sprint boasts almost 1 million new subscribers in preliminary Q3 2014 report

Sprint today released preliminary results from the third fiscal quarter of 2014, showing the company acquiring almost 1 million new subscribers. Reported growth was driven by the strongest postpaid gross additions in three years, painting a positive picture for the US network. The 967,000 new...

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