Forgot password or security questions? Apple will say too bad, wipe iTunes account, and lock you out
Last month when Wired‘s Mat Honan was hacked thanks to Apple’s password reset protocol, it scared the pants off Apple. It was frightening the ease with which the hack was accomplished and horrifying what was destroyed in the process. However, Apple’s response has sent them flying too far in [...]Read More »
Apple held a much-anticipated event today in San Francisco. Let’s take a look at the major things announced.
As already covered, the iPhone 5 has been officially unveiled. The iPhone 5 features a 4-inch screen with 1136×640 resolution and now shows 5 rows of icons. It is 7.6mm in thickness [...]Read More »
With all the iPhone 5 leaks over the past years, including 3D mockups, it may be hard to wrap your head around what the real iPhone 5 looks like. Indeed when I first saw photos of the real iPhone 5, I immediately thought to myself “are you sure that isn’t [...]Read More »
iPhone lovers can finally rejoice as Apple has unveiled the next generation of the iPhone, the iPhone 5 today. The company unveiled the long awaited iOS device at a magical event in San Francisco. We heard a lot of pre-release rumors and reports about the iPhone 5 despite Apple chief [...]Read More »
ProtectStar iShredder Std. is a tool to securely erase anything on your iOS device. Whether you are selling your device or letting a techie friend borrow it, you should always feel like your private information is safe and sound. And don’t think that deleting something from the device is enough, [...]Read More »
Are you constantly on the lookout for the best deal? Do you aimlessly search the web to find the best freebies? If you answer yes to either or both of the previous questions, then iSlick might be the app for you. The app contains comprehensive lists of deals accumulated from [...]Read More »
MotoHeroz is a tremendously fun “physics-based” racing game. The goal of the game is to beat your opponent and gather as many coins and stars as possible. Stars allow you to not only unlock the next racing track, but also upgrade your racing vehicle to one of 8 options. There [...]Read More »
Want to know how much power Apple has? Simply see how Best Buy is prepping for both “iPhone 5″ and “New iPhone”
Apple pulled a fast one over the world earlier this year when debuting the “new iPad” instead of “iPad 3″. With the iPhone 5 — or should I say new iPhone — literally around the corner, a retail giant in the United States is taking no chances. Reports are coming [...]Read More »
Study shows 90% of all app downloads are free while in-app purchases soar to new heights [iOS, Android, Windows Phone]
I play Facebook games. I also play games on my phone. In both cases, most of the time the games are free to download. In that vein, I’m right in line with 90% of all app downloaders, a new Gartner study says. Gartner reports that free apps will represent 89% [...]Read More »
With Apple’s announcement that iOS 6 won’t come bundled with a YouTube app, it’s been obvious that something had to give otherwise iDevice owners would be out of YouTube. What give-ed is Google; today Google announced their own iOS app for the popular streaming personal video service. However, this new [...]Read More »
AntiSec may have frog in throat over FBI hacking claims.
When hacking group AntiSec claimed last week that they’d hacked into an FBI agent’s computer and stolen millions of iOS unique device identifyers (UDIDs), the FBI immediately denied ever having the information in question:
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Tubeacco is an excellent YouTube client for you iOS device. The app is packed full of features and easily allows you sign into your YouTube account to monitor your contacts, subscriptions, playlists, favorites, watch later queue, uploaded videos, and channel stats. Tubeacco allows you to search for videos, playlists, and [...]Read More »
FileApp Pro is an excellent resource for anyone looking for a file manager on their iOS device. It has the ability to read/view PDFs, Microsoft Office documents, iWork documents, OpenOffice.org documents, plain text files, web archives, HTML files, ZIP files, as well as standard iOS image, audio, and video files. [...]Read More »
SportsMobile is all-in-one sports app for your iOS device. It provides a wealth of information on over 25 sports leagues, including the NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL, as well as push notifications for just about anything sports-related you want to be alerted to. SportsMobile provides scores, standings, player/team news, and [...]Read More »
Finance management apps are some of the most popular downloads in the App Store. My goal for this article is to cover a wide spectrum with this category, as I am covering apps that could not only generally manage your money but also could function as a bill reminder. The [...]Read More »
If you are an iPhone user who loved the wireless charging accessory Nokia revealed recently and are looking for a similar accessory for your device, you don’t have to wait for long as Everpurse is planning to release a wireless charging solution for iPhone.
The Everpurse project, which is currently [...]Read More »
Since it was leaked some time last week, the update to the Google Drive app for Android has finally been released, as has an update to Google Drive for iOS. Available through the Google Play Store and Apple App Store respectively, this updated app includes all sorts of functionality that [...]Read More »
My Xbox Live is like taking your console’s Xbox Live dashboard and putting into the palm of your hand. Once you sign-in with your Windows Live ID associated with your Xbox Live account, the app will display a tinier version of your console dashboard with 5 screen categories. The first, [...]Read More »
Smart Office 2 is a Microsoft Office document manager for your iOS device. It supports all major Microsoft Office document formats since 1997, including the typical doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, and pptx formats. Smart Office 2 doesn’t only allow you to view Office documents like many document manager apps [...]Read More »
Pokerabble is quite an intriguing game for Scrabble and Poker lovers. In a nutshell, you have 7 playing cards in your hand and the object of the game is to create poker hands of 2, 3, or 5 cards and place them on a Scrabble-like game board to accrue points. [...]Read More »
Orderly handles to-do lists in a unique, gesture-oriented manner. The app contains a coded ranking system that automatically prioritizes your to-dos. The main screen of Orderly displays your to-do lists on beautifully designed sticky notes, with different rows based on priority (i.e. high, medium, low). Each row is its own [...]Read More »
To say that the iOS App Market is saturated with alarm clock apps is the understatement of the century. I have used many of them and almost everyone has let me down eventually (i.e. alarm fails), with the exception of Alarm Clock Rio. I purchased a Kensington nightstand charging dock [...]Read More »
Friendle+ is an online multiplayer environment that allows you to play several different popular games. The app’s top game is Words, a Scrabble® type of game, but Friendle+ also offers Yahtzy, Backgammon, Chess, Checkers, Chinese Checkers, Four in a Row (similar to Connect Four®), and Reversi in the same app. [...]Read More »
Who is the most satisfied with their smartphone? iSheep? Fandroids? According to the 2012 Wireless Smartphone Satisfaction Study by J.D. Power and Associates, people who purchase Apple are.
In its study J.D. Power asked consumers to rate their smartphone on four criteria (performance, physical design, features, and ease of operation) [...]Read More »
If you’re like me, on-screen keyboards don’t agree with you — even the large ones like the iPad’s. Logitech has offered an iPad specific physical keyboard solution for awhile, but for those of us who don’t like a black keyboard with our white iPad, the choice wasn’t all that visually [...]Read More »
Judge Dredd vs Zombies is an excellent shoot ‘em up zombie thriller. The app features thirty levels of game play (3 episodes) containing four different types of zombie creations. Judge Dredd arms himself with one of 2 weapons to start, a MKII Lawgiver Pistol or a Widowmaker Scattergun. With the [...]Read More »
Are you looking for the ultimate study aid? Then gFlashPro – Flashcards & Tests might be just that. The app lets you create and edit an unlimited number of your own flashcards. Many users take advantage of the app’s Google Docs integration by importing their own flashcard creations from Google [...]Read More »
Everybody enjoys their privacy now and again. Hide It Pro give you peace of mind when your phone is in another person’s hand. The app is quite simple as it contains two folders, photos and videos, each of which is equivalent to a password-protected vault. When you first open Hide [...]Read More »
Apple planning on launching streaming radio service, to take a bite out of the likes of Pandora and Spotify [Rumor]
Ever since my fiancee turned me on to Spotify, I’ve been hooked on streaming radio.
No, I didn’t come into it with Pandora like so many others. In fact, I’ve been known to resist new technologies and services until they’re proven. And from what I heard, Spotify could do no [...]Read More »
iPharmacy is your all-in-one utility for prescription medications. The app contains relevant information on over 20,000 medications, making iPharmacy an outstanding prescription reference guide. You will find information on indications & usage, dosage, adverse reactions, contraindications, warnings, overdosage, identification, and interactions of each medication. There is even a full PDF [...]Read More »
Multi Edit is an all-in-one contacts manager particularly for those who keep a messy address book. The app provides the ability to find and merge duplicate contacts by name, phone number, or email address. Multi Edit will create a full backup of all your contacts in one click, which can [...]Read More »
Instant Heart Rate is a heart rate measurement tool for your iOS device. The app works the same as a medical pulse oximeter by detecting the pulse in your fingertip. This is accomplished by tracking color changes on the surface of your fingertip, which changes every time your heart beats [...]Read More »
Remember the Goophone i5? You know, the Android-powered iPhone 5 clone a Chinese company built based on iPhone 5 rumors. Yeah, well, as it turns out not only did the Chinese firm built a knock-off iPhone 5 before the real iPhone 5 hit the streets, but the firm has also [...]Read More »
What does it take to screw in an iPhone 5? The hands of students, of course.
Chinese newspaper ShanghaiDaily is reporting “thousands” of students from the eastern Chinese city of Huai’an in the Jiangsu province are being forced to attend “internships” in which they work in a Foxconn factory assembling [...]Read More »
Tristis is a logic game that throws in a little mathematics. You are given a five by five grid that contains a handful of numbers, with another group of numbers on the right. The numbers in the square grid are on grey chips that are completely static and therefore cannot [...]Read More »