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Thorsten Heins

Former BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins, now at Powermat: "We want to liberate people from charging cords"

Former BlackBerry CEO, Thorsten Heins, is now CEO and chairman of wireless charging company Powermat. Founder Ran Poliakine will now take the seat of Vice Chairman but still be heavily involved in evangelism and other strategic partnerships. After about a year hiatus since leaving BlackBerry,...
How to transfer data from an existing Apple ID to a child ID for Family Sharing

How to get your child off an old Apple ID and onto Family Sharing's 'Ask to Buy'

So you want to enable Family Sharing's "Ask to Buy" to buy feature but your child is on an old Apple ID and you can't find a way to go back and change their birthday to make it work? You're not alone. And while there's no easy fix, there is a way to work around it. As long as you've got an open...
Top iPhone, iPad, and Mac deals for November 19

Top iPhone, iPad, and Mac deals for November 19

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 US makes it even cheaper to call overseas

T-Mobile is giving its Simple Choice plan users some cheaper options for international calls. Starting today, they can sign up to get unlimited calling from the US to landlines in over 70 countries for just $5 a month per account, up to 10 lines, with the updated Stateside International Talk...
New Apple online store

Apple online store gets hefty redesign

Just in time for Black Friday, Apple's online store has had a pleasant and extensive redesign. Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, and accessories feature prominently along the top navigation bar. Clicking through on each takes you to some very nicely laid out landing pages for each category with...
How to manually trigger an iCloud backup on iPhone and iPad

How to manually trigger an iCloud backup on iPhone and iPad

While iCloud will automatically back up all the data on your iPhone or iPad every 24 hours, as long as it's plugged in and connected to Wi-Fi, you can also trigger a backup manually at any time. It's especially handy when you're upgrading to a new device, or getting a replacement for a defective...
These USB Lightning cables come in 8 different colors and are 30% off today!

These USB Lightning cables come in 8 different colors and are 30% off today!

Add some color to your charging block! These thin, lightweight lightning cables 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...
Best Black Friday 2014 apps for iPhone

Best Black Friday 2014 apps for iPhone

If you're looking for the best iPhone apps to help you snag the best Black Friday deals of 2014, you've come to the right place! Sure, you can shop iMore right from the comfort of Safari, but if you're looking for all the great deals from all the big retailers for all the special people in your...
O2

O2 shows that sharing is caring with new bundles

UK mobile operator O2 has announced new plans for families and those with multiple handsets. Sharer and Family Sharer enables O2 subscribers to share data bundles of up to 8GB across multiple mobile devices attached to a single account. The new plans aren't limited to smartphones either as...
Twitter

You can now search through each and every tweet posted to Twitter since 2006

Have you ever felt like searching through tweets you published years ago? Now you can using Twitter's search engine. Searches on the social network were previously limited to just a week before tweets were removed from the index (but still viewable by other means – direct links, profile timelines...
Are you going to delete the Uber app?

Are you going to delete the Uber app?

Are you deleting the Uber app? Uber, the popular car service app, has been in the news a lot lately, and in the worst possible way. Earlier this year The Verge wrote about their competitive tactics, which to many crossed the line beyond competition. More recently, Pando Daily called Uber out...
AT&T: Government may need warrant to obtain location data

AT&T: Government may need warrant to obtain location data

AT&T has joined the growing legal conversation around the privacy of location data, stating that federal investigators might be required to obtain a warrant before gathering such data in the future, The Wall Street Journal reported today. While federal investigators are still required to...
NSA reform bill killed in U.S. Senate

NSA reform bill killed in U.S. Senate

A bill introduced by Senator Patrick Leahy and supported by a coalition of technology companies designed to curb NSA data collection had undergone a Senate vote and failed by two votes. The USA Freedom Act fell short of the 60 votes needed to pass, garnering 58 votes in favor and 42 against....
Apple set on repurposing GT Advanced facility; committed to creating jobs

Apple set on repurposing GT Advanced facility; committed to creating jobs

Apple has apparently addressed officials in Mesa, Arizona, reassuring them of its commitment to bring jobs to the area even in the wake of GT Advanced's recent bankruptcy, Bloomberg reported today. The Phoenix suburb was the site of the sapphire glass supplier's operations and employed over 700...
Chrome goes 64-bit in latest Mac update

Chrome goes 64-bit in latest update for Mac

Chrome has been updated for Mac users, adding 64-bit support for OS X users and a number of stability and performance improvements. Additionally, the latest build also adds new extension APIs. The latest update brings Google's browser to version 39.0.2171.65. As with Chrome updates, things...
How to set up and use Reading Lists in Safari for iPhone and iPad

How to set up and use Reading Lists in Safari for iPhone and iPad

Reading Lists is Apple's own take on a read-it-later service. Built right into the Safari browser on iPhone and iPad, Reading Lists let you save any articles you stumble across while browsing the web so you can go back and read them at your convenience. Because Reading Lists sync via [iCloud],...
What you need to know about WatchKit

What you need to know about WatchKit

Time to break out the big ideas for watch-based computing: WatchKit, Apple's software development kit for creating apps for the Apple Watch, has arrived. You'll need an iOS developer account to start developing with WatchKit and dive into the nitty-gritty technical details, but if you're merely...
OWC's Thunderbolt 2 Dock shames all other docks

OWC's upcoming Thunderbolt 2 Dock puts all other docks to shame

Easily the most useful aspect of the Thunderbolt connection has been the creation of single-cable docks, and OWC's just-announced Thunderbolt 2 Dock is really upping the ante on the docking game. Utilizing the blazing-fast 20Gbps interface, the OWC Thunderbolt 2 Dock sports a plethora of...
Social polling app 'Straw' finally lands on iOS

Social polling app 'Straw' finally lands on iOS

Have you ever wished you could easily grab a quick opinion from all of your friends on any given topic? Well theres some good news for iOS users today in the form of Straw, a convenient little app that allows you to quickly poll your friends via your favorite social network. The app, which has...
Hundreds of grocery stores begin accepting Apple Pay today

Hundreds of grocery stores begin accepting Apple Pay today

It looks like BI-LO, Harveys, and Winn-Dixie aren't the only grocery stores getting in on the Apple Pay action today. Hundreds of other stores from a few different chains are also starting to support Apple's payment platform. Among the new entrants are the likes of Jewel-Osco, Shaw's, and United...

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