Month: June 2012

The new MacBook will have a lot of power.
The new 15-inch MacBook Pro has a lot of power. Apple Insider said the device features two Thunderbolt ports, an integrated HDMI port and more, so it can power up to three external monitors on a total of four screens. Many users will be considering the new Pro as a desktop replacement or as a…

The new iPhone will have a smaller charging system.
Everyone knew the new iPhone would be somewhat different and improved, but according to reports, it appears as though users may be in for buying a whole new lot of accessories and tools for the device. TechCrunch has confirmed that Apple is working on adding a 19-pin port to replace the 30-pin port on the…

Charging up the iPad doesn't have to cost much per year.
Charging the iPad is a necessity, but according to a new study, it doesn't have to be a necessary evil. While other electronic devices and larger computers could end up being a huge power suck for power bills, a new study by the Electric Power Research Institute shows that charging the new iPad only costs…

Get kids interested in reading for the first time with the iPad.
Parents probably remember the show Reading Rainbow from their younger days. It was a children's show designed to get kids reading books and was hosted by LeVar Burton. Now, MSNBC reports that Burton is back for an iPad version of the show. Parents who have a broken tablet lying around may want to send it…

Would you skip coffee for days just to have an iPhone around? One survey said many would.
A new survey by Gazelle shows that people may like their iPhone a lot more than other perks of life. Nearly 15 percent of people surveyed said they'd rather go without sex than their iPhone, 40 percent would not drink coffee in an effort to stay connected and 18 percent said they wouldn't shower for…

Waiting for the new iPhone could make for a bit of a sales lull for the company.
The expected demand for the newest iPhone – what tech pundits are referring to as the iPhone 5 – may cause a sales lull for Apple's current mobile phone line, according to International Business Times. For iPhone owners who are hanging on to a cracked iPhone for a few months longer until the new version…

The new MacBook Pro will look at lot better, but it could come at a greater cost of repair.
Buzz about Apple's new MacBook Pro with Retina display has only grown since the company unveiled its high-end laptop at WWDC on June 11. Even though it may look amazing, ZDNet said MacBook repair could be more expensive than ever due to the high quality of this screen, so owners of the new laptop will…

New iPhones may be using Liquidmetal to stay more sturdy.
In an effort to spare users the expense of iPhone repair down the line, Apple is resigning its contract with Liquidmetal Technologies for another two years, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. There has been speculation that the iPhone 5 will have the breakable back glass replaced by Liquidmetal, which is…

The new iPhones may have a removable back for different lenses.
People who love taking pictures with their iPhones currently have to buy lenses and other objects to really get the best out of the phone's camera, but that may change, according to a patent Apple filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Patently Apple detailed a solution that may give iPhones a removable back…

For emergencies, iPhones will now alert users as to what will happen in their area.
People who may not think it's important to get iPhone repair on their broken device may want to remember all that these gadgets have to offer. For example, it is being reported that through the new iOS 6 platform, the government will be able to deliver national emergency alerts right to a user's iPhone or…