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BlackBerry Blend for BB10 updated
BlackBerry has updated BlackBerry Blend today, bringing new features that make it more effective when using it with other devices. New support for timed messages and Android attachments are now included, as well as security improvements. The new update is available in the App World now. BlackBerry ....more
iPad Pro to include USB 3.0?
It has been widely reported that Apple will produce a larger 12.9-inch iPad sometime this year. The current rumor is it will be called the iPad Air or iPad Pro, but whatever the name, it looks to be unlike any previous iPad before it. According to The Wall Street Journal, Apple is actually looking at includ....more
Apple Spring Forward event set for March 9
Apple sent out invitations today for a media event entitled, "Spring Forward." The event will take place on March 9 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater in San Francisco at 10am PT. Apple has not mentioned what the event will cover, but most people are assuming the Apple Watch will be involved. W....more
Google adds native iPad support to Inbox
Google's latest attempt to revolutionize email is their new app called Inbox. Released last year, Inbox promised to change the way we use email by grouping different categories of emails together, and guessing at what is important to you. The app was released on Android and iOS phones. Tablet support was d....more
Phorm morphing touchscreen keyboard
Phorm aims to bring physical buttons to touchscreen devices, sort of. Phorm is an iPad mini case that includes a special film that acts as a screen protector. The back of the case contains a slide lever that when pulled, makes buttons appear over the screen keyboard. It is as if some magic tactile keyboard....more
JetBlue to offer Apple Pay in flight
JetBlue is in the process of upgrading their in flight payment systems with iPad minis. This provides the perfect opportunity to offer Apple Pay in the sky, and that's exactly what the company will do. As you can see in the video above from USA TODAY, JetBlue will allow passengers to purchase items in flight....more
Apple releases updates for iOS and OS X
Apple has released a couple of updates for iOS and OS X. The iOS update takes iOS 8 to version 8.1.3. The update has a few fixes in it, but is not the major update to version 8.2 that we have been waiting for. One of the key features of this update is it allows future updates to take up less space. Users ....more
iWork apps for iOS and OS X get bug fixes
Apple has updated its iWork apps for iOS and OS X today. The update promises bug fixes and stability improvements. All iWork apps including Pages, Keynote, and Numbers on both iOS and OS X were updated. You should receive a notification about the update on your Mac, iPhone, or iPad. Apple did not release sp....more
BlackBerry removes Flash support from OS 10.3.1
BlackBerry has removed support for Flash in its latest OS, but the company did not make a bid deal about it. Some BlackBerry Classic users noticed the lack of support and the questions started flying. BlackBerry explained its decision to remove support for flash in a recent knowledge base article. more
President Obama still uses a BlackBerry
When Barrack Obama entered the White House, it was widely known he used a BlackBerry. That was back in 2008 however, and since then the mobile phone landscape has changed. We have seen pictures of the President with an iPhone and an iPad. My assumption was he switched platforms, but apparently not. ....more
Apple releases iOS 8.1.1 update
Apple has released iOS 8.1.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The latest release of iOS is targeted at older iPad 2 and iPhone 4s's. Older devices took a performance hit after upgrading to iOS 8, and Apple is trying to keep people happy. The update should bring performance boosts to those older devices. <....more
I miss my iPhone 5
As I do every launch day, I bought the latest iPhone. This time I chose the iPhone 6 over the 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 is more powerful than the 5 or 5s, has a longer battery life, better display, and is better in almost every respect, except size. Some people like large phones, but I don't. Why? I'm not rea....more
Apple reports record $42.1 billion in revenue
Apple released fiscal Q4 2014 numbers today and they killed it! So much for all those Apple doubters. The Q4 financial report included 39.3 million iPhones, 12.3 million iPads, 5.5 million Macs, 2.6 million iPods, and $13.3 cash flow on $42.1 billion in revenue. That is simply insane! Tim Cook was ....more
My Kindle Won't Charge - FIXED!
If your Kindle won't charge there are several solutions online, but after all of those failed I found a way to bring it back to life. My Kindle 3 Graphite wouldn't charge and no matter what I tried I couldn't get it to work. I called Amazon and they said they would send me a more powerful charger. That was ....more
OS X 10.10 Handoff to iOS 8 featured in video
Apple announced a several new features in OS X 10.10 Yosemite and iOS 8 at WWDC on Monday. One of the most interesting features is part of their "Continuity" effort. The new feature, called "Handoff", makes all your devices aware of what each other are doing. Handoff allows you to move information between ....more
iPhone 6 dummy models leaked
The leaks are out in force as rumors of the new iPhone 6 swirl. We have seen several mock ups of the iPhone 6 and now 9to5mac has published shots of three dummy units. The photos show space gray, silver, and gold iPhone dummy units with a completely new design. All of the mock ups we have seen d....more
Mounting an iPad in a 1990 Vanagon
Mounting an iPad in your vehicle is common these days, but if you have a 1990 Volkswagen Vanagon there aren't a lot of obvious options, especially if you want the iPad mounted permanently. These guys purchased a magnet mount online, then modified it to make it work in the Vanagon. You can see how they did i....more
These are the iPhone 6's exact dimensions
The iPhone 6 will be released sometime this year and as in past years we are seeing a lot of leaked photos. This time, UkrainianiPhone has released some photos of supposed digital renders of the exact iPhone specs. These photos are designed to help accessory companies make accessories for the new iPhone. <....more
This is what the iPhone 6's display might look like
Rumors have it that the iPhone 6 will launch with a larger, 4.7-inch display. The odd thing is the rumored resolution for that display is 1334 x 750. Why an odd resolution. Apparently, by keeping the display at 326 ppi, they can keep the icons and other controls the same size they are now, but make more sc....more
Office for iPad reaches 12 million downloads in one week
Microsoft appears to have a hit on their hands. Office for iPad was released a week ago and it has already been downloaded 12 million times. Office was expected to be popular on the iPad, but 12 million downloads in one week is impressive, especially when Apple gives away their iWorks apps. The ne....more
Amazon announces Fire TV streaming video box
Amazon is jumping into the streaming video box market with its own Fire TV box. Amazon announced Fire TV today, and it amounts to another competitor to Roku, Apple TV and Chromecast. Fire TV includes voice search which allows you to speak into the remote control and find movies by name. Other than that, th....more
Microsoft Office for iPad coming soon?
According to ZDNet's Mary Joe Foley, Microsoft is working on a version of Office for iPad, and it may show up sooner than we think. Microsoft has apparently acknowledge that they are indeed working on Office for iPad, but it was believed it would show up later in 2014. Foley says her contacts say otherwise,....more
Apple designer quits, then blogs about how bad it is to work at Apple
For most of the tech world Apple seems like the place you want to work. It's a huge company that would be nice to have on your resume, and there seem to be perks galore. For designer Jordan Price however, working at Apple was more than he could handle. After walking out on Apple, he took to Medium to share....more
Delta pilots to use Surface tablets after FAA grants approval
Microsoft received some great news from the FAA. The Surface tablet has been cleared to be used during all phases of flight. That means Microsoft can compete head to head with the iPad for use in commercial airlines. The benefits of pilots carrying tablets instead of a suitcase full of books has been prove....more
iPad most wanted Valentine's Day gift in UK
Is the iPad a romantic gift? Is it appropriate as a Valentine's Day gift? Apparently people in the UK think so. According to the Telegraph, the iPad is the most wanted Valentine's Day gift. Rakuten's surveyed 1,000 Uk adults head of Valentine's Day and the results were surprising. The iPad was....more
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