Galaxy Note Vs. iPad

The Galaxy Note didn’t ‘kill’ the iPhone… but it may be hurting the iPad

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The Galaxy Note didn’t ‘kill’ the iPhone… but it may be hurting the iPad

It has been clear for a year that tablet market growth has been slowing down a lot faster than anyone expected. But nevertheless, the latest IDC numbers are a stiff shock. The firm’s previous forecast for 12% tablet sales growth this year was already really low considering how hot the growth was as recently as in 2013, when the segment expanded by more than 50%. But now IDC has cut its projection in half, as the brand-new estimate for 2014 global tablet sales growth is a pitiful 6.5%. What’s even more stunning is that no growth is expected to take place in North America and Europe during this year. More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps

$37 worth of awesome paid iPhone apps you can get for free right now (8 apps total)

By on August 29, 2014 at 10:45 AM.

$37 worth of awesome paid iPhone apps you can get for free right now (8 apps total)

Another week is coming to an end and it’s been a huge one for iPhone and iPad owners looking to save some money on great apps. We’ve shared dozens of apps with you this week that are worth a combined $232, and every single one was available for free. In fact, some apps from Thursday’s post are still free. Now, we’re going to bump this week’s total up to nearly $270 with eight more paid iOS apps you can download right now without paying a cent. More →

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iPhone, iPad and iWatch Wireless Charging

Apple has figured out a brilliant way to wirelessly charge iPhones, iPads and iWatches

By on August 28, 2014 at 1:41 PM.

Apple has figured out a brilliant way to wirelessly charge iPhones, iPads and iWatches

Apple is constantly trying to improve the battery performance of its devices, including iPhone, iPad and MacBook, working on various ways to either increase efficiency or provide alternative charging methods. For example, the company has a patent describing ways of intelligently adapting iPhone power consumption to cater to a user’s daily needs, but also at least one patent on charging a device’s battery using solar power.

Now, Patently Apple has discovered a new Apple patent application related to battery charging that describes a brilliant way of wirelessly charging a device without compromising its design. More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps

9 awesome paid iPhone apps that are now free downloads (a huge $65 value!)

By on August 28, 2014 at 10:45 AM.

9 awesome paid iPhone apps that are now free downloads (a huge $65 value!)

If you follow along with our daily features on paid iPhone and iPad apps that are available as free downloads for a limited time, you’ve gotten your hands on an unbelievable $167 worth of paid iOS apps so far this week without paying a cent. But this week isn’t over yet, and today we have another nine apps worth a combined $65 that you can download for free. More than $230 worth of paid iOS apps for free in just four days? That’s right, ladies and gentlemen. More →

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$68 worth of awesome paid iPhone apps you can get for free right now (8 apps total)

By on August 27, 2014 at 10:41 AM.

$68 worth of awesome paid iPhone apps you can get for free right now (8 apps total)

This has been an incredible week so far for paid iPhone and iPad apps that have gone on sale for free. Between Monday and Tuesday alone, we shared $99 worth of iOS apps with you that all could have been downloaded for free thanks to limited-time sales from the developers — in fact, a bunch of Tuesday’s apps are still free if you move quickly. Today, we’ve got eight more iOS apps for you that are worth a combined $68, but they’re all free downloads right now for a limited time. More →

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iPhone Flexible Display Patent

iPhones and iPads of the future might have incredible flexible displays

By on August 26, 2014 at 3:00 PM.

iPhones and iPads of the future might have incredible flexible displays

Apple is considering including buttons contained within future displays for upcoming iPhone and iPad models, a patent discovered by AppleInsider reveals, that could not only improve the design of the device, but also increase the screen size and protect elements that may be otherwise exposed to accidental damage. More →

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8 more awesome paid iPhone apps you can download free right now (a huge $49 value!)

By on August 26, 2014 at 10:45 AM.

8 more awesome paid iPhone apps you can download free right now (a huge $49 value!)

We started off the week with an awesome batch of paid iPhone and iPad apps worth a total of $50 that could all be downloaded for free — and many of them can still be had for free if you act fast. Today, we’ve got another eight nifty paid iOS apps for you that are worth $49 but are all on sale for free for a limited time. Nearly $100 worth of great paid apps for free in just two days? You’re welcome. More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps

8 awesome paid iPhone apps you can get for free right now (a massive $50 value!)

By on August 25, 2014 at 10:45 AM.

8 awesome paid iPhone apps you can get for free right now (a massive $50 value!)

The only thing better than a great paid iPhone or iPad app is a great paid iPhone or iPad app that’s on sale for free for a limited time. And this week, we’re starting off strong with eight solid paid iOS apps worth a combined $50 that can all be downloaded for free right now if you act fast. More →

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8 awesome paid iPhone apps you can now download for free (a huge $41 value!)

By on August 22, 2014 at 10:45 AM.

8 awesome paid iPhone apps you can now download for free (a huge $41 value!)

We always do our best to share solid paid iPhone and iPad apps that are on sale for free for a limited time, but today we might have outdone ourselves. With the weekend finally almost here, BGR has another reason for you to celebrate: a list of eight iOS apps worth ore than $40 combined that can all be downloaded for free right now if you move quickly. More →

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10 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free right now ($23 value!)

By on August 15, 2014 at 10:27 AM.

10 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free right now ($23 value!)

This has been a terrific week for paid iPhone and iPad apps that were made available for free for a limited time, and some apps in our last post can still be downloaded for free if you move quickly. We’re finishing the week even stronger though, with 10 paid iOS apps worth a combined $23 that can all be downloaded for free right now. As always, be sure to act fast if you see anything you like because these sales could end at any time. More →

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7 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free right now ($18 value!)

By on August 14, 2014 at 10:54 AM.

7 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free right now ($18 value!)

Yesterday’s batch of free iPhone and iPad apps had some great options in it, and several of them are still free if you hurry up and click here. Today is a new day, however, and with it comes an entirely new batch of paid iOS apps that are on sale for free for a limited time. As is always the case, there is no telling when each of the seven apps listed below will return to their normal prices, so be sure to act fast if you see anything you like. More →

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6 awesome paid iPhone apps you can download for free ($20 value!)

By on August 13, 2014 at 10:55 AM.

6 awesome paid iPhone apps you can download for free ($20 value!)

People love it when the opportunity to save some money arises, and BGR does our best to comb through all of the app sales out there and present readers with the best options in the App Store. After all, with more than 1.2 million iOS apps currently on the virtual shelves of Apple’s on-device software portal, you need all the help you can get. Today we have a great batch of six paid apps worth a combined $20 that can all be had for free right now… but only if you act fast, because these sales could end at any time. More →

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New iPad Air Verse Ads

Apple has even more iPad ‘Verse’ stories to tell

By on August 12, 2014 at 9:45 PM.

Apple has even more iPad ‘Verse’ stories to tell

Apple’s “What will your verse be?” iPad ad campaign is far from over, as Apple has posted two more short iPad commercials that tell the story of two other iPad users that rely on Apple’s tablet and the apps available on it to get their jobs done.This time around, Apple’s new iPad ads look at the Yaoband music band and at community activist Jason Hall. More →

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