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  • Buyer's Guide: Deals on iPad Air 2, iPhone 6, Original iPad Air, iOS Apps, and More

    21 November 2014, 4:52 pm by: Juli Clover

    As we head into Thanksgiving and its accompanying Black Friday shopping holiday, retailers are beginning to offer significant discounts on products in an attempt to lure shoppers ahead of the Black Friday event. Walmart and Best Buy, for example, are offering…
  • Magpul Updates Its Popular 'Field Case' for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

    21 November 2014, 2:40 pm by: Jordan Golson

    Magpul has released updated versions of its popular Field Case for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. The Field Case is a minimalist shell case made from flexible thermoplastic, similar to the company's popular PMAG rifle magazines.The Magpul Field Case for the iPhone 6…
  • Hands-On With Olloclip's New 4-in-1 Photo Lens for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

    20 November 2014, 1:22 pm by: Juli Clover

    Back in October, Olloclip announced a new 4-in-1 Photo Lens designed to fit the iPhone 6 and the 6 Plus. While it was available for pre-order at the time, the new lens has now begun shipping out to customers and will arrive in stores shortly, ahead of the…
  • Things for iOS Now Free as Apple's Featured 'Free App of the Week'

    20 November 2014, 10:23 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Cultured Code's popular task management app, Things, is now free for a limited time. The productivity app is being discounted as part of Apple's week-long "Free App of the Week" promotion and is the first time the app has ever been offered for free.…
  • Apple Continues to Boost Maps Efforts with New Business Data Providers

    19 November 2014, 9:29 pm by: Husain Sumra

    Apple has continued its efforts to improve its Maps app with the addition of ten new data providers, according to a new report from Apple Maps Marketing (via 9to5Mac). The new providers specialize in providing Apple with business listings.…
  • 'Sync Solver' Allows Fitbit Users to View Fitness Related Data in Apple's Health App

    19 November 2014, 12:44 pm by: Mitchel Broussard

    Launched on the App Store this week, Sync Solver allows Fitbit wearers to track all of the important information the wearable device calculates on a daily basis directly inside Apple's own Health app without needing to use the dedicated Fitbit app.…
  • Mophie Launches 'Powerstation Plus' External Batteries With Integrated Cables, 2.4A Charging

    19 November 2014, 12:00 pm by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Mophie today expanded its line of universal chargers with new Powerstation Plus models that provide four different battery capacity options to meet consumers' mobile charging needs. The new models feature an anodized, soft-touch, aluminum casing and a hinged…
  • SteelSeries Stratus XL iOS Gaming Controller Launches on Apple Store

    19 November 2014, 11:31 am by: Mitchel Broussard

    The previously announced SteelSeries Stratus XL has officially launched today on the Apple Store. Following in the footsteps of the original Stratus controller, the beefed-up Stratus XL provides a larger frame that gives it some parity to console controllers…
  • Parrot Bebop Drone Landing at Apple Stores in December for $499

    19 November 2014, 10:52 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Drone maker Parrot today finalized the pricing for its upcoming Bebop drone, confirming a $499 price tag for the standard package and $899 for the more expensive SkyController version with an extended range wireless controller.…
  • Logitech Announces New AnyAngle Case for iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini

    19 November 2014, 4:00 am by: Juli Clover

    Logitech today announced a new AnyAngle protective case designed for Apple's iPad Air 2 and iPad mini, which includes an "any-angle" foldable cover that can be adjusted to multiple viewing positions for reading, watching movies, and more.…
  • LittleBits Introduces Do-It-Yourself Smart Home Kit for $249

    18 November 2014, 6:18 pm by: Juli Clover

    LittleBits today introduced a new Smart Home Kit, which is designed to turn any household item into an Internet-connected smart device. Rather than buying various smart products, the Smart Home Kit encourages users to "reinvent" the things that they already…
  • PayPal Launches Mobile Payments App for Pebble Smartwatch

    18 November 2014, 3:38 pm by: Mitchel Broussard

    PayPal today announced that its popular iOS and Android mobile payments app will be available for the Pebble Smartwatch (via VentureBeat).…
  • Facebook Introduces New Standalone 'Groups' App

    18 November 2014, 1:26 pm by: Juli Clover

    Facebook today announced a new Facebook Groups app, which is designed to let Facebook users access and interact with the Facebook groups that they have joined.…
  • New 'Loose Leaf' App for the iPad Aims to Replace Scratch Paper

    18 November 2014, 12:11 pm by: Juli Clover

    Designed as a scratch paper app for the iPad, Loose Leaf is a new quick note taking app that uses a simple, no frills design and incorporates both clever sketching tools and intuitive touch gestures for a unique idea planning experience.…
  • 'Minecraft Pocket Edition' Update Brings 'Prettier, Faster, Less Buggier' Experience

    18 November 2014, 11:56 am by: Mitchel Broussard

    Mojang today announced a significant new update for Minecraft Pocket Edition. The update promises numerous graphical enhancements and bug fixes and is the first major update to the game since the Stockholm-based developer was acquired by Microsoft for $2.5…
  • Mobile MOBA Game Vainglory, Showcased at iPhone 6 Keynote, Launches Today

    18 November 2014, 10:57 am by: Mitchel Broussard

    Vainglory, showcased as one of the examples of the capabilities of the iPhone 6 back in September, is now available for download. Developer Super Evil Megacorp announced today that the game can be downloaded on the App Store in North America, South America,…
  • Fleksy for iOS Used to Set New World Record for Fastest Touch-Screen Text Message Typing

    18 November 2014, 10:00 am by: Eric Slivka

    Back in May, Brazilian teenager Marcel Fernandes Filho used Fleksy's predictive keyboard for Android on a Samsung Galaxy S4 to set a new world record of 18.19 seconds for the fastest typing of a text message on a touch-screen mobile phone. Filho's record was…
  • Snapchat and Square Partner Up for 'Snapcash' Money Transfers

    17 November 2014, 5:07 pm by: Juli Clover

    Snapchat today announced a partnership with Square for a new "Snapcash" feature that allows Snapchat users to quickly send money to one another using Snapchat's built-in chat function.…
  • AT&T Bumps 10 GB Mobile Share Plan to 15 GB for a Limited Time

    17 November 2014, 3:07 pm by: Eric Slivka

    Continuing the carrier war that has seen the major U.S. wireless companies offering various forms of bonus data allotments in recent months, AT&T today announced a new limited-time promotion that bumps the 10 GB data package ($100 per month plus device access…
  • iMessage Down for Some Users, Unrelated to iOS 8.1.1 Update [Update: Fixed]

    17 November 2014, 1:56 pm by: Juli Clover

    Following the launch of iOS 8.1.1 and OS X Yosemite 10.10.1, it appears that Apple's servers are having some issues with iMessage. Multiple users on Twitter and other social networking platforms are reporting that iMessage is down, and MacRumors has confirmed…

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