Posted by dnovak on October 19, 2012 ·
All those iPhone users who have upgraded to Apple’s new İOS 6 software have been claiming and complaining that their mobile bills have rocketed after data usage has shot up – possibly due to a bug in how the OS switches between 3G and Wi-Fi connections. Some have used gigabytes of data in just a few days,while previously using only a small percentage of that amount when running iOS 5. Apple [...]
Posted by dnovak on September 28, 2012 ·
Bowers & Wilkins has introduced a pair of newAirPlay speakers, the A5 ($500) and A7 ($800). Both systems are nearly identical on the outside, and feature the same black and silver finish as the MM-1 media speakers.
The A7 has a pair of 25-watt 1-inch Nautilus “tube-loaded tweeters , two 25-watt 3-inch drivers for the mid-range and a 50-watt 6-inch woofer, while the A5 leaves [...]
Posted by dnovak on September 26, 2012 ·
The latest hot feature being seen for the next-gen smartphone is fingerprint security. With the increasing amounts of personal and financial information being kept on mobile devices, strict access gained through fingerprint security is becoming the new norm.
Currently, there is only one smart phone – the 2011 Motorola Atrix – that uses fingerprint security as a means of unlocking [...]
Posted by dnovak on September 7, 2012 ·
Vietnam blog, Tinhte, is reporting that Apple might be breaking with another one of its longstanding traditions this year by redesigning their earpieces for the better. Gone are the usual buds that only vaguely aim towards your ear canals. Instead, these buds will have an oval tip and slots in at an angle to fit more directly into the canals. This design should make them significantly [...]
Posted by dnovak on September 5, 2012 ·
Citizen’s upcoming Eco-Drive Proximity watch has all the features of an analog timepiece, but it does something more. It quietly syncs to an iPhone 4S or the upcoming iPhone 5 through Bluetooth 4.0. If you miss a call, get a message or approach a meeting, the seconds hand will point to a word on the dial indicating what needs attention.
The iPhone syncs its time with the watch, [...]
Posted by dnovak on August 27, 2012 ·
Facebook just announced that it rebuilt its iPhone and iPad app from the ground up for a faster and more enjoyable user experience. The company says that the Facebook 5.0 for iOS is twice as fast as the previous version when launching the app, scrolling through news feed and opening photos in feed.
While the app looks nearly identical to the previous version, the company chose to abandon [...]
Posted by dnovak on August 16, 2012 ·
The ChargeCard is a USB cable for iPhone that’s wafer thin like a credit card so you can slip it into a wallet. Benefit? You’ve got it whenever you need it.
Measuring 0.1 inches or 2.54mm thick, it’s about three times as thick as an everyday credit card. The 3.25 x 2 inch card is made from ABS plastic, and the fold out USB part is made from flexible thermoplastic elastomer [...]
Posted by dnovak on August 13, 2012 ·
Apple will start taking preorders for the iPhone 5 on the same day it unveils the new phone, according to a new report. The Cupertino, California-based company plans to take preorders on September 12th, and Apple’s sixth iPhone will then launch the following week on September 21st. Second round launches in numerous international markets will commence the first week of October, according [...]
Posted by dnovak on August 9, 2012 ·
We all know that the iPhone 5 is on its way in a couple of months. Now, rumors suggest that the latest addition of the iPhone will be accompanied by the unveiling of the iPad Mini as well.
Recent rumors suggest that an iPad Mini screen is already in production, leading some people to believe that this follows the speculation of a fall release.
Check out the video courtesy of CNET…
Posted by dnovak on June 11, 2012 ·
Virgin Mobile announced last Thursday that starting June 29, 2012, the Sprint subsidiary will be offering the Apple iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S as available models on their prepaid services. With the development, Virgin will become the second prepaid carrier in the United States to offer iPhones as part of their stock.
8GB iPhone 4’s will be available off-contract for $549, while 16GB iPhone 4S’s [...]
Posted by dnovak on May 31, 2012 ·
Beginning on June 22nd, U.S. users will be able to purchase a new iPhone to be used alongside prepaid wireless service. Regional carrier Cricket, owned by Leap Wireless, will offer Apple’s iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 off contract alongside its $55 unlimited talk, text and data plan. Though labeled as unlimited, the plan includes 2.3GB of full-speed data, and speeds will be throttled once that [...]
Posted by dnovak on May 26, 2012 ·
Facebook just announced “Camera for iOS,” a new mobile app that intends to make uploading and viewing Facebook photos faster and easier. The app features very similar to Instagram-like filters, and unlike Facebook’s current mobile app, Camera for iOS allows users to upload multiple photos at once. It remains to be seen how Facebook’s new app will impact Instagram, which the [...]
Posted by dnovak on May 22, 2012 ·
According to recent reports, Apple’s next-generation iPhone will feature an upgraded high-definition Retina display. Apparently Apple is still testing multiple potential designs for the next-generation iPhone, specifically evaluating several new iPhone models enclosed in locked shells, and at least one of these potential new iPhones includes an upgraded 640 x 1,136-pixel Retina [...]
Posted by dnovak on May 9, 2012 ·
Micron Technology’s upcoming Pop Video pico projector will beam video at to the iPhone’s 960 x 540 resolution display. And at a cost of only $99, you can’t beat it. The key feature with the Pop Video pico projector is its 30-pin connector that allows you to dock your iPhone or iPod so that it forms one compact unit. Since it’s designed to be more portable, [...]
Posted by dnovak on April 30, 2012 ·
Verizon has recently given us a good glimpse of the smartphone landscape for late summer and early fall this year, staring the Samsung Galaxy S3. The lineup will include more than one Verizon flagship smartphone, and all of the details push Verizon way ahead of the pack in terms of offerings.
Beginning with the Samsung Galaxy S3, we know that it will definitely be offered by Big Red, [...]
Posted by dnovak on April 26, 2012 ·
With water-resistance as its selling point, design firm Boombang’s latest creation, the G-Project $69 G-Go Bluetooth speaker has hit the market with a fury. It just became available in Target stores, and is available in three stunning colors. This little baby not only give your portable hi-fi set-up some flair, but it also sound like a speaker that could be significantly more costly.
Posted by dnovak on April 24, 2012 ·
Rumors surrounding Apple’s next-generation iPhone handsets are flooding in as we approach the infamous October month, the period when Apple is assumed to announce a new product or two. The launch of an entry-level “iPhone nano” is one Apple product that has been most dominant in the media, and sources are reporting that the new low-cost iPhone is in the works this year.
Posted by dnovak on April 23, 2012 ·
Kickstarter, financial and marketing backers of some brilliant tech inventions, is showcasing their latest winner, the Pebble ePaper Smartwatch. Allerta, the company that developed the product, posted their idea on a Kickstarter page less than a week ago and has already become the most funded project of all time on the site. If you’re not familiar with the way Kickstarter [...]
Posted by dnovak on April 12, 2012 ·
Chrysler’s Mopar division is planning to be the first car manufacturer to eliminate power cords from cars. The company announced its new in-vehicle wireless charging technology, which will be available in the 2013 Dodge Dart.
“At Mopar, we look for every single opportunity to make our customers’ lives easier,”said Pietro Gorlier, President and CEO of Mopar, Chrysler Group LLC’s [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 30, 2012 ·
Rovio just released Angry Birds Space for iOS and Android devices, as well as OS X and Windows PCs. In the fourth major Birds release, gamers get to fling birds on zero-gravity planets while utilizing new gameplay features such as slow-motion and lightspeed destruction.
“This is Rovio at its finest, and we are more than excited to bring Angry Birds Space to all our fans worldwide,” [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 23, 2012 ·
iPhone 5 has been rumored to include 4G LTE for a long time. Now, according to code strings in iOS 5.1, the next iPhone will indeed feature 4G LTE connectivity.
“Enabling 4G will end your phone call. Are you sure you want to enable 4G,” the new iOS 5.1 code said. The references to a phone call make it clear that this the string referes to the iPhone, and not the iPad. The [...]
Posted by dnovak on March 5, 2012 ·
OnLive Desktop for the iPad launched recently. The service allows users to access a virtual Windows 7 based computer remotely so that spreadsheets and documents can be edited and flash content can be browsed online. This app for connecting to that service is now available for Android devices.
The service allows software like Word, Excel and PowerPoint to be used on the Android platform. [...]
Posted by David on November 17, 2011 ·
Kids are hoping to get a lot more than board games and coloring books this holiday season
A new Nielsen survey looked at which consumer electronics are the most desired by kids and found that Apple appears to be the consumer electronics brand to beat. Kids ages 6-12 covet the iPad, iPod Touch and iPhone, while teens showed heightened appeal for the iPad, computers and e-readers. Many [...]
Posted by David on November 8, 2011 ·
A brand new gadget with incredible sound is now available for all your wireless needs, whether it’s for your laptop, iPhone or iPad! The JBL OnBeat Air ($249.95; available now) uses Apple’s Airplay wireless technology, so no matter where you are in your home, you can stream music from an iTunes collection or Internet radio station. This versatile music player features digital sound [...]
Posted by David on October 24, 2011 ·
Computer Apparel announces the Original V Neck Sleeve
You’ve seen baby clothes, doll clothes, and even dog clothes. But the latest trend in forward fashion is computer clothes. Yes, computer clothes.
Computer Apparel, has got the fall wardrobe to fit your Mac laptop, iPad, and even your iPhone.
Redefining the phrase “business casual,” Computer Apparel announces the Original V Neck Sleeve, [...]
Posted by David on October 20, 2011 ·
Sony recently debuted its new RDP-X500iP speaker dock for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod. Sporting a wide, tall shape and a front-mounted dock, the RDP-X500iP features Magnetic Fluid Speakers for increased clarity, a built-in subwoofer, dual passive radiators for added bass response, Clear Phase digital signal processing, an auxiliary input, and an included remote control.
This speaker dock [...]
Posted by David on October 17, 2011 ·
While everyone was eagerly awaiting the release of the iPhone 5 this year, Apple turned around and surprised us all with the release of the iPhone 4S. The handset upgrade reminds us of the iPhone 3G announcement in 2008, and then the subsequent 3GS upgrade a year later in 2009. But nevertheless, while the iPhone 4S may not live up to the slogan, “This changes everything, again”, [...]
Posted by David on September 27, 2011 ·
The Harman Kardon MS 150 is equipped with a CD player, Alarm Clock, FM tuner with RDS and a docking station for iPod and iPhone
Harman Kardon has introduced a sleek desktop accessory, the MS 150 — a high-performance stereo system that includes an iPhone/iPod dock, slot-loaded CD player and FM radio tuner.
Designed for flexibility, the MS 150 includes three auxiliary audio [...]
Posted by David on August 25, 2011 ·
Tim Cook, Apple’s long-time COO, who acted as CEO during Steve Jobs’ medical leaves, will replace Jobs as CEO
Steve Jobs has officially resigned from his job as CEO of Apple. Instead, he has been elected Chairman.
Tim Cook, Apple’s long-time COO, who acted as CEO during Steve Jobs’ medical leaves, will replace Jobs as CEO.
Read below the press release and Job’s resignation [...]
Posted by David on August 24, 2011 ·
Sprint will offer the iPhone 5 in the middle of October, and sold at the same time as Apple’s current iPhone 4
Sprint will launch Apple‘s latest smartphone, the iPhone 5 and the iPhone 4 simultaneously in mid-October, according to reports.
The Wall Street Journal is citing sources familiar with the matter that indicated the phone would arrive in time for Apple’s fiscal fourth [...]