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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iPhone Facetime Camera Update

Apple has plans to revolutionize your iPhone’s front-facing camera

By on August 7, 2014 at 3:00 PM.

Apple has plans to revolutionize your iPhone’s front-facing camera

When Apple first introduced the front-facing camera on the iPhone, it attempted to do so as elegantly as possible, but one patent hints at a future hardware revision which could hide the camera from view entirely. First noticed by AppleInsider, a patent published on Thursday for an “Electronic Device With Camera Flash Structures” seems to indicate that Apple might place the FaceTime camera inside the speaker port at the top of the phone and add a camera flash. More →

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Best Free iPhone Games

5 awesome paid iPhone games you can download for free right now

By on August 7, 2014 at 10:00 AM.

5 awesome paid iPhone games you can download for free right now

This Thursday we’re taking a slightly different approach to our “paid apps gone free” series by focusing on iOS games. At this point, you’re probably already loaded down with productivity apps, so why not take a break from being productive for free and start playing games for free instead. You’ve earned it. Here’s nearly $16 worth of iOS games that you can download for free for a limited time. More →

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iPad vs. Chromebook For Students

Teachers explain why they’re ditching iPads for ‘much more useful’ Chromebooks

By on August 6, 2014 at 3:25 PM.

Teachers explain why they’re ditching iPads for ‘much more useful’ Chromebooks

As popular as the iPad has been for end consumers, schools have also been a major part of the tablet’s success. Ever since Apple launched the iPad in 2010, schools all over the country have experimented with placing them in classrooms or giving them to students to bring home with them. The Atlantic reports that although many institutions were initially satisfied with the results, many are now beginning to see the potential upshot of affordable laptops over expensive tablets. More →

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Chinese Government Bans Apple Products

Apple has a brand-new reason to hate the NSA

By on August 6, 2014 at 12:20 PM.

Apple has a brand-new reason to hate the NSA

Because of security concerns, the Chinese government has banned Apple tablets and laptops from the list of devices its departments can purchase for their employees with public money. According to Bloomberg, government officials familiar with the matter say that ten Apple products, from the iPad and iPad mini to the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, were not included in a government  procurement list sent out in July. More →

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Video How to Make an iPad

The funniest thing you’ll watch today: Team Coco builds an iPad from household items

By on August 1, 2014 at 12:00 PM.

The funniest thing you’ll watch today: Team Coco builds an iPad from household items

Apple’s iPad is a great tablet, quite possibly the best on the market, but it’s also one of the most expensive. There are now countless affordable Android tablets available from every vendor imaginable, which makes it even harder to justify the purchase of an iPad, but what if you could build one yourself just using items lying around the house? Comedian Matt Walsh, host of Team Coco DIY on Conan O’Brien’s website, will walk you through the shockingly repulsive process which he says should only take around 30 minutes. More →

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Android iOS Market Share

Android just topped iOS in global usage for the first time ever

By on August 1, 2014 at 11:37 AM.

Android just topped iOS in global usage for the first time ever

We all know Android’s market share crushes every other mobile platform out there in terms of shipment volume, but Android’s share of mobile usage as recorded by various networks around the world has always lagged Apple’s iOS platform… until now. More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps

6 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free for a limited time

By on August 1, 2014 at 9:51 AM.

6 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free for a limited time

It’s time to start August off on the right foot — by saving a bunch of money on some nifty iPhone and iPad apps. We saved you hundreds of dollars last month by sharing great paid iPhone apps that were on sale for free for a limited time, and we have no plans to slow down anytime soon. To start things off, we have six solid paid iPhone and iPad apps worth a combined $12 that can all be had for free if you move quickly. More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps

9 awesome paid iPhone apps you can now download for free (save $21!)

By on July 31, 2014 at 10:05 AM.

9 awesome paid iPhone apps you can now download for free (save $21!)

It’s the last day of a great month, so we clearly need to end on a high note. BGR has saved app lovers hundreds of dollars in July by sharing awesome paid iPhone and iPad apps that have gone on sale for free for a limited time, and today we’re finishing strong with the most apps we’ve shared in a single post all month. We’ve got nine nifty paid iPhone and iPad apps in total to share with you on Thursday, and as always, download anything that looks appealing immediately because these great sales could end at any time. More →

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Popcorn Time iOS App Download

The ‘Netflix for pirates’ is coming soon to an iPhone near you

By on July 30, 2014 at 3:30 PM.

The ‘Netflix for pirates’ is coming soon to an iPhone near you

Those unencumbered by guilt and happy to steal movies instead of paying to see them will be glad to learn that the latest and greatest movie-pirating tool is coming soon to an iPhone and iPad near you. Hot on the heels of the release of an app called TorrenTV that uses Popcorn Time’s code to stream torrents to an Apple TV or Roku box, the team behind Popcorn Time confirmed that an Apple TV streaming feature has been added to its own app.

More interestingly, however, the team has confirmed that it will soon launch an iOS version of its popular app. More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free right now (a $20 value!)

By on July 30, 2014 at 9:45 AM.

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free right now (a $20 value!)

We’re halfway home, and what better way to celebrate hump day than with a whole bunch of nifty paid iPhone and iPad apps that are on sale for free? Today, we have eight great paid apps for you to check out, and they’re worth a combined $20. If you act fast, however, each and every one of them can be downloaded without paying a dime. More →

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12 iPhone and iPad Tips and Tricks

12 slick tricks that will make your iPhone run faster

By on July 28, 2014 at 11:32 AM.

12 slick tricks that will make your iPhone run faster

Even though the iPhone offers users a rather consistent smartphone experience, the device can get slower the more it’s used, as is the case with any other kind of computer. However, there are plenty of tricks that can significantly improve the iPhone’s performance, and Business Insider has put together a collection of 12 such handy tricks every iPhone user looking for performance improvements has to know. More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps

7 awesome paid iPhone apps you can download for free right now (a $24 value!)

By on July 28, 2014 at 10:08 AM.

7 awesome paid iPhone apps you can download for free right now (a $24 value!)

It’s the last week of July and as we enter the last month of summer freedom before school starts again, we need to make sure that we finish out the month on a high note. We’ve been sharing tons of paid iPhone and iPad apps we you lately that have gone on sale for free for a limited time, and we have no plans to slow down now. Monday has brought some great new sales with it, and we have hand-picked seven sweet paid iOS apps that you can get for free if you move quickly. More →

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