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Peter's Favorite Things: 2014 Gift Guide

Peter's Favorite Things: 2014 Gift Guide

With the holidays upon us, it's time for everyone at iMore to share our favorite things to help inspire your ideas for shopping on Black Friday and throughout the holiday season. With the Mobile Nations gift guide already posted and Rene's Favorite Things available, I figured I'd throw in my two...
Facebook's Rooms lets you view activity, select custom sounds, and more

Facebook's Rooms lets you view activity, select custom sounds, and more

Rooms, the latest app to come out of Facebook Labs, has been updated to version 1.1 today, adding new sound customization, an activity dashboard, and notifications. There are also a number of bug fixes and performance optimizations. The new activity dashboard lets you track activity in rooms...
Amazon

Amazon expands its PickUp service to include over 10,000 Post Offices in the UK

Amazon has announced that its PickUp service has expanded to include more than 10,000 Post Offices across the UK, boosting the number of supported locations to over 16,000. Rather than relying on couriers, customers can opt for Royal Mail's Local Collect to have their packages delivered to a...
Steve Jobs

Universal buys Steve Jobs biopic, Michael Fassbender cast in the lead role

As rumored last week, Universal Studios has finalized the purchase of the Steve Jobs biopic from Sony for a reported $30 million. Scripted by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Danny Boyle, the movie is set to star Michael Fassbender in the lead role, according to The Hollywood Reporter. A deal...
How to let others add photos to your shared Photo Streams

How to let others add photos to your shared Photo Streams

iCloud Photo Sharing lets you easily share photos with other iPhone and iPad owners in what's called a shared Photo Stream. Once you create the stream and they join it, they can view, comment, and like any photos you add. And, if you like, you can even let other people add photos to your shared...
Indiegogo Pinć VR lets you 'step inside' your iPhone

Indiegogo project Pinć VR makes your iPhone a window to the virtual world

A new project on Indiegogo called Pinć is looking to transform the iPhone into an enhanced virtual reality experience. As a wearable , Pinć is a goggle-like device that allows you to mount your iPhone to your head. Similar to Samsung's Gear VR for the rival Galaxy Note 4, Pinć allows iPhone...
iPhone teams up with iPad, Mac in latest Apple ad to highlight Continuity

New iPhone 6 commercials highlight A8 gaming, Continuity

Apple has released two new commercials for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The first, titled "Gaming", focuses on the Apple A8 chipset and the quality of video games it enables. The second, titled "Continuity", highlights call relay from both the Mac and the iPad. Both commercials once again...
Twitter reportedly closes off new search API from third-party apps

Twitter's new search API closed to third-party apps

Remember that fancy new feature that allows you to search every tweet ever posted that Twitter announced last week? Well if you're one of the many users of third-party Twitter apps, prepare to be disappointed: Twitter's new search API won't be open to third-party clients, much to the frustration...
Improved bonded glass makes for a striking iPhone 6 display

Stunning iPhone 6 display result of improved glass bonding

What makes the iPhone 6's display striking is that Apple has improved the application for bonding the glass to the display from the last generation iPhone 5s. The latest report examines the iPhone 5s and the iPhone 6 displays under a microscope and finds that the iPhone 6 looks more pleasing...
Virtual bulletin board Yik Yak update makes upvoting easier than ever

Virtual bulletin board Yik Yak updates to make upvoting easier than ever

Social bulletin board app Yik Yak has recently been updated to bring better notifications, a new card design, and an easier upvote feature to allow you to highlight what you like. Rather than sharing content with people you know like other social networks, Yik Yak's claim to fame is that you can...
T-Mobile agrees to display correct speed test results for throttled customers

T-Mobile agrees to display correct speed test results for throttled customers

T-Mobile took a big step forward today in the realm of transparency over customer data allotments and throttling. A statement released by the FCC indicates that T-Mobile will begin providing a link to a speed test that will provide accurate results for users who have already been throttled for...
Share and discover new apps with #Homescreen by Betaworks

Share and discover new apps with #Homescreen by Betaworks

Betaworks has launched a new project and app called #Homescreen. The app allows you to share your Home screen with other iPhone users, while the website allows you to view shared screens and discover new apps. The app is very straight forward. After granting it permission to access your photos...
Cupertino and Apple provide Campus 2 construction update, new aerial photo in tow

City of Cupertino provides Apple Campus 2 construction update, new aerial photo in tow

The city of Cupertino, Calififornia has posted a new ariel image of Apple's upcoming Campus 2 building that's currently under construction. The photo, supplied by Apple, was taken at a slightly different angle than a similar image taken from a drone earlier in November. The "spaceship" design...
Apple Pay

Apple Pay adds Commerce Bank MasterCard support

The Apple Pay system has quietly added another US bank to its list of supported institutions. Commerce Bank, which has branches in a number of states, mostly in the Midwest, is now listed on Apple's support site, but just for its MasterCard. While Commerce Bank also has a Visa credit card, it...
Apple buyers guide: How to pick the perfect iPhone, iPad, or Mac!

Apple buyers guide: How to pick the perfect iPhone, iPad, or Mac!

We're entering the biggest shopping and gift-giving season of the year and that means it's also one of the biggest Apple shopping and gifting seasons of the year. Mobile Nations has a giant Black Friday deals guide and mega Holiday gift guide for you to check out, but there are also going to be a...
How to disable shared Photo Stream notifications for a single stream

How to disable notifications for shared Photo Streams

iCloud Photo Sharing is a great way to share photos with friends and family who also use iPhones and iPads. However, the more shared Photo Streams you are a part of, the more notifications you will receive. That means each and every time someone adds photos, you'll be notified. If at some point...
Top iPhone, iPad, and Mac deals for November 24

Top iPhone, iPad, and Mac deals for November 24

We've gathered together some great discounts on iPhone, iPad, and Mac apps, accessories, and devices for you today. We'll keep showing sales that are ongoing after double-checking that they're still active and the price is the same, as well as updating the list with anything new that we find. Of...
T-Mobile

T-Mobile Music Freedom adds 14 more services to free streaming

T-Mobile has added 14 more Internet audio streaming services to its Music Freedom program, which allows customers to stream as much as they want from those companies without having it count against their data package. Google Play Music, Xbox Music and SoundCloud, were picked by the general...
Venom Pinball

Marvel's Venom will soon be terrorising Zen Studio Pinball games

Zen Studios, the developer and publisher behind the likes of Zen Pinball 2 and CastleStorm, has today announced the studio's latest pinball table. This new table stars Marvel's Venom, Spider-Man's arch-nemesis. Venom pinball will be coming soon to Zen Pinball 2, Pinball FX2, and Marvel Pinball on...
Best streaming music apps for iPhone

Best iPhone and iPad apps for holiday travelers

Looking for the best iPhone apps and best iPad apps to take with you on your travels this holiday season? From booking a place to stay to renting cars, from passing the time on the trip to getting directions once you arrive, there are a lot of great choices on the App Store. Here are the ones you...

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