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[18 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 0 views]

If you live within Apple’s walled garden, all the streams are strong, encoding rates good looking and quality of service above average. There are those, however, that indulge a taste for media found outside those walls and VideoLAN’s VLC for …

iOS, iPad, iPhone »

[18 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 226 views]

Significant functional enhancements to the industry-leading, royalty-free 3D graphics API that is used on nearly all of the world’s mobile devices — here comes OpenGL ES 3.1, which provides access to state-of-the-art GPU functionality with portability across diverse mobile and …

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[11 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 1,157 views]

One of the first things you are likely to notice after installing iOS 7.1 Update is the increased use of contrast and updated different button designs. From the now obvious “Shift Key On” (image below) to the updated Lockscreen, while …

iOS, Music, movies, TV »

[4 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 178 views]

Yesterday, Apple and Benz, Volvo and Ferrari introduced CarPlay and today we have videos, lots of videos. There are, of course, the official vids from the carmakers, as well as hands on reviews from the car media.
Fun stuff and likely …

iOS, Reviews, how to »

[28 Feb 2014 | One Comment | 1,296 views]

Because it patches the “go to fail” SSL certificate security vulnerability, Apple’s iOS 7.0.6 is an absolute necessity. That said, some iPhone users, not many, have noticed a battery issue that makes their Apple smartphones hot and powerless.
So, if you …

Apps, iOS, Tech »

[26 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 169 views]

If dissatisfaction is the mother of change, data is mother’s milk. That said, FCC Speed Test, a consumer app for collecting broadband metrics, is now available of iPhone and iPad.
An ongoing nationwide performance study of broadband service in the …

Apps, iPad, iPhone »

[7 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 168 views]

Get in the games! If you will be watching the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, then you will need a Sochi Olympics app or three — seriously, no one just watches anymore. And, here a seven great free apps to get …

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[30 Jan 2014 | 2 Comments | 839 views]

This update is specifically for people who purchased an iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c in China. Moreover, iOS 7.0.5 addresses a single issue — networking provisioning — on those models.
• iOS 7.0.5
— Corrects network provisioning for some iPhone 5s and …

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[29 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 424 views]

Whereas we know who Siri is (Susan Bennett), the question of what is Siri has remained unanswered. So, when you query Apple’s digital assistance, what collection of hardware actually answers the question? Well, if “some guy” on Reddit is a …

Apps, iOS, Mac, Software »

[24 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 1,026 views]

Promises, promises. Apple’s initial iWork ’13 release — Pages 5, Keynote 6, Numbers 3 — delivered collaborative document editing while simultaneously removing a number of popular and powerful features. The company has promised to add most if not all of …

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[8 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 1,139 views]

Apple has pushed iOS 7.1 Beta 3 (aka Build 11D5127c) to registered developers and plenty has changed, including much needed updates to the user interface that make it more useable. From more legible buttons to stronger element highlighting, Apple is …

iOS, Music, movies, TV »

[24 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 120 views]

Are you a registered iOS developer? Then Apple has a Christmas gift for you — iOS 7 Tech Talk videos with in-depth insights on how to create apps while integrating the latest tech.
Here is a quick list of the iOS …

Apps, iPad, Reviews, how to »

[17 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 205 views]

There are more than a couple competent weather apps for the iPhone and iPad. However, one of the worst is now among the best — Yahoo Weather for iPad (free) offers a both simplified, at-a-glance view and in-depth info that …

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[13 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 92 views]

Apple has pushed iOS 7.1 Beta 2 to registered developers and the detail are coming out. Changes, big and small are coming to Bluetooth, Networking, iCloud, Safari, iTunes, Music and more — dig into the release notes listed below and …

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[5 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 75 views]

Choice is good and Google Search for iOS now offers the option to search with your voice. Granted, this isn’t top-level, just works functionality, like Siri, but it is a better way to get to Google Maps.
With the app installed …