The rumors about Apple launching a low-cost iPhone this fall have been swirling around for months. However, the recent “phablet” phenomenon has caused some in the industry to speculate that the iPad maker will head into this new market, as well. While it is still nothing more than rumors, Reuters has insider information claiming that Apple is looking into the possibility of launching a 4.7 and 5.7 device in the future. Read More »
During the ongoing Apple e-book trial, US v Apple, Apple’s e-book market director, Keith Moehrer testified that Apple holds 20 percent of the US ebook market. In the trial, which began at the beginning of the month, the Department of Justice has accused Apple of colluding with book publishers over the price of e-books sold through iBooks.
We used our PadGadget Apps Tracker to find these great deals and we’ll continue to look for the best app deals as they pop-up. Some of these apps are up to 72% off so be sure to check them out because they are on sale for a limited time.
Near Field Communication (NFC) is so old. Who wants to deal with bumping their phones against each other? That about sums up the sentiment given by Apple’s mobile development chief Craig Federighi. In fact, his exact statement in regards to the new AirDrop feature in iOS 7 was, “There’s no need to wander around the room, bumping your phone.” Read More »
August 16, 2013 has been announced as the new release date of JOBS, the Steve Jobs biopic by Open Roads Films. The original release date was set for April 19th but was postponed to allow more time for marketing.
The window continues to close on the Steve Jobs era but his legacy will surely be felt for many years to come. This film adds to the picture of who Steve was and how he accomplished so much in his lifetime but is not without controversy.
Keeping up with Wimbledon, pro Tennis’ most storied tournament, will be easier this year thanks to IBM and the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), who plan to release an iPad app that is sure to enhance the tennis viewing experience for fans throughout the world.
The app, whose release is still pending app store approval, will be free to download. It promises to bring the user closer to the on-court action than ever before. The app’s interactive UI allows the user to track matches on specific courts, so he can a specific player through the tourney.
Welcome back to another exciting installment of our weekly DIY project spotlight. Every week, we track down handmade projects that we think are particularly clever, useful, and easy to do yourself. Last week, we spotlighted a sweet chalkboard iPad display for your kitchen. When your iPad isn’t on it, you can leave love notes to your sweetheart.
As build-and-battle games grow more popular in the App Store, it is great to see new up-and-comers taking the leap into the iOS world. Indie game developer Flat Toe Studio recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to create the biggest and most epic massively multiplayer online role-playing game that the App Store has ever seen. Full disclosure: I personally know two of the founders of this company.
We used our PadGadget Apps Tracker to find these great deals and we’ll continue to look for the best app deals as they pop-up. Some of these apps are up to 80% off, several are even free, so be sure to check them out because they are on sale for a limited time.
Apple announced several new map features at this year’s WWDC but if you were hoping for evidence of a turnaround from last year’s mapping fiasco then you are not going to feel 100% satisfied. The new OS X app looks like an extension of the iOS app and while the ability to share routes directly to your iPhone is something that is designed with elegance and promises efficiency, it is a feature that doesn’t justify a switch back from using the superior Google Maps.