The world of contraband electronics probably isn’t one that you’re familiar with, but if you read about smartphones on a regular basis, you’re bound to come across stories of black markets all around the world selling devices for hundreds of dollars more than they’re worth. This is one of the most interesting we’ve ever read. More →
It’s the end of another long week, and we’re also now less than a week away from Christmas. Stress has undoubtedly washed over you as you rush to finish up your last-minute holiday shopping, but perhaps an awesome deal on paid iPhone and iPad apps will help you calm down for a moment. There’s no better deal than getting something that normally costs money for free, and we showed you eight paid iOS apps that were all made free yesterday (a few are still free if you hurry). Today, we’ve got seven more cool apps and you won’t pay a dime for any of them if you’re quick. More →
3D photography is a very cool area of tech that is getting increasingly popular, but there’s a pretty sizable barrier right now. In order to capture 3D imagery, you need to buy dedicated 3D scanning hardware that is often quite expensive, and most people don’t want to be bothered with it. That will continue to be the case for some time when it comes to complex 3D imaging, but a new app from Swiss software company Dacuda adds very cool 3D imaging capabilities to your iPhone.
And the best part is that a beta version of the company’s new app is available today, and it’s completely free to download. More →
The Canadian Competition Bureau wants to have a closer look at Apple’s contracts with local carriers, as it’s interested in whether or not they contain any special clauses that might harm competition in the region. Reuters reports that the Federal Court of Canada on Wednesday agreed to order Apple to turn over all such documents to the Competition Bureau. More →
Yesterday’s post included a huge list of 10 paid iPhone and iPad apps that were all on sale for free for a limited time — and if you hurry, you can still download several of them for free. Today is a new day, however, and we have a fresh list of eight more apps that are regularly worth $41 all together, but each and every one of them is now a free download for a limited time. Want them all? You’d better hurry because these sales could be over at any minute. More →
This has been a great week for paid iPhone and iPad apps that have gone on sale for free, and with Christmas right around the corner, we all need to save as much money as possible right now. Tuesday’s list included eight nifty iOS apps on sale — and you can still grab some for free if you hurry — and now we’re back with another 10 paid apps that are all free for a limited time. More →
Yesterday’s post about paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale brought you nine nifty paid apps that were all available for free for a limited time, and several of them are still free if you hurry. Today, however, we have an even better batch. There are eight great iOS apps on Tuesday’s list, and they would regularly cost you $35 altogether to purchase. For a limited time, however, they’re all free.
Apple’s mobile payment solution Apple Pay will someday be among several similar offerings that are ubiquitous in the United States. These great mobile device-based payment solutions will be accepted everywhere and consumers will no longer need to carry credit cards or even cash. But as we said in our recent coverage of a smart card called Coin, that future is still far off in the distance.
In the meantime, most retail establishments don’t accept Apple Pay. So, if you want to use Apple’s new mobile payment solution, you’ll first need to figure out whether or not it even works in the store you’re visiting.
One thing that many Apple fans have criticized the company for this year has been releasing 16GB models of both its newest iPhones and iPads even though it’s clear that most users need more storage on those devices. Now Business Insider points us to a new study that offers still more fodder against Apple’s insistence on making 16GB the lowest possible tier for storage space on its iPhones and iPads. More →
With less than two weeks until Christmas, it is now officially crunch time. People across the country will be spending money on last-minute gifts over the next nine days, so we’re going to do our best to help you all save some money by sharing nifty paid iPhone and iPad apps that are on sale for free for a limited time. To start things off on Monday, we have a great list of nine apps that are all free right now.
As always though, these are limited-time sales that could end at any moment, so be sure to hurry. More →
The iPhone and or Android handsets might become even more important personal devices in the future, The Wall Street Journal reports, as users may soon store their driver’s licenses in a special app on their phones. Iowa is already looking into building the nation’s first smartphone driver’s license, which is a mobile app that will “co-exist with the traditional plastic card.” More →
Apple is the only smartphone maker in the world that deals with carriers on its own terms. The company is in firm control of the operating system running on its iPhones, which is always bloatware-free and which gets updated directly from Apple. In fact, carriers don’t even get to stick their logos on the handset. In spite of that, mobile operators simply can’t afford not to have the iPhone in stores, as T-Mobile’s John Legere has recently revealed, which means they’re ready to agree to Apple’s draconian terms.
Yesterday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps that were on sale for free included several great options, including a few that are still free if you hurry. Today we have a fresh list, however, and it contains seven solid apps that are normally worth a combined $48, but right now you can download each and every one of them without paying a cent. More →