Month: November 2012

It may not be much longer before we’re saying “Apple” instead of “cheese” when we pose for pictures.
It may not be much longer before we’re saying “Apple” instead of “cheese” when we pose for pictures. According to a recent Phys.Org article, the point-and-shoot camera market is suffering from the proliferation of smartphone cameras. Smartphones offer increasingly high-quality pictures, as well as attractive features for sharing photos, making them a fierce competitor to…

If your iPhone is the last thing you check before falling asleep at night and the first thing you check when you wake up in the morning, you are not alone.
If your iPhone is the last thing you check before falling asleep at night and the first thing you check when you wake up in the morning, you are not alone. According to a recent infographic by Online Psychology Degree, 90 percent of 18 to 29 year-olds sleep with their smartphones. The infographic pointed out…

Facebook is rolling out a new Photo Sync feature for iOS users.
If you're like many Americans who can't break free from the hold of Facebook (or one of the nearly 1 billion users worldwide), staying connected just got even easier. According to a recent article on MacRumors, Facebook is engaged in the slow rollout of its new Photo Sync feature for iOS users. The new feature…

When you're out and about exploring the town, iResQ can repair water damage and cracked screens that may occur.
Who doesn't like more options, especially if they're free? According to a recent article in MacRumors, Nokia has announced the launch of its new HERE Maps app, which extends Nokia's mapping service to iOS. Not only is the app free to download, but it offers an offline mode, transit and walking directions to help you…

There aren’t too many things you can buy for less than a dime, but, according to a recent study, iOS apps may soon be the exception.
There aren’t too many things you can buy for less than a dime, but, according to a recent study, iOS apps may soon be the exception. Noting that an increasing share of app downloads are for free offerings, researchers at Strategy Analytics predicted that the average selling price of an app will drop to eight…

One of the year’s biggest trends has been the expansion of corporate Bring Your Own Device programs, but it might be more accurate to call these programs BYOiD, according to recent studies.
One of the year’s biggest trends has been the expansion of corporate Bring Your Own Device programs, but it might be more accurate to call these programs BYOiD, according to recent studies. In reports from managed services provider iPass and mobile device management company Zenprise, Apple devices are dominating the BYOD market. The Q4 Mobile Workforce…

If the new Day After US app from Warner Bros gets you so excited you drop your iPhone, we've got your cracked screen covered.
If you're always running late – to the point where your friends and family start telling you to show up for get-togethers an hour earlier than they're actually scheduled to begin – chances are, you're going to love the new Warner Bros. Day After US iOS app. According to a recent article in 9TO5Mac, Warner…

Do you have iPad mini LTE fever?
By now, it's safe to say you've heard all about the iPad mini, which was released roughly two weeks ago. The iPad mini is exactly what it sounds like, a slimmed-down, mini version of the popular Apple tablet. According to a recent article in Macworld, Sprint and AT&T both announced on November 16 that they…

Not only can iPad mini users rely on their tablets to read “On the Road,” but, as some car tech enthusiasts have shown, it’s possible to put the device to actual use in a vehicle.
Not only can iPad mini users rely on their tablets to read “On the Road,” but, as some car tech enthusiasts have shown, it’s possible to put the device to actual use in a vehicle. With the iPad mini’s large range of functions – which include navigation, music and video playback and more apps –…

Most of us have faced the frustration of an iPhone battery dying seemingly when we need it most.
Most of us have faced the frustration of an iPhone battery dying seemingly when we need it most. While Apple has made great strides in improving battery life, it’s hard not to wish our phones could last even longer without a charge. Researchers at Massachusetts startup Eta Devices recently announced that they have found a…