Recharge a phone with Charge Ninja, a $29 credit card–sized battery

Need a portable phone battery that isn’t bigger than your phone? Check out Charge Ninja, a low-cost credit-card sized battery with keychain cable that’s enough to get you through the rest of the day when your handset battery dies. Recharge a phone with Charge Ninja, a $29 credit card–sized battery originally published by Gigaom, © […]

Reports reverse stance on iPhone 6 including reversible USB cable

Following the USB power adapter redesign rumors, we’ve now received word that Apple’s new reversible Lightning to USB cable may not be ready in time to ship with the iPhone 6. According to third-party Apple retailer, Apple has yet to place orders for the reversible cable from its manufacturing partner… is claiming that […]

Hold the phone: iMessage spam not all it’s cracked up to be

Is Apple’s iMessage the new favorite tool of spammers worldwide? A widely-quoted recent article written by Wired’s Robert McMillan suggests it is, even going so far as to  claim that iMessage “is being taken over by spammers.” Largely based on an interview with security analyst Tom Landesman, McMillan states that, thanks to a few enterprising […]

Morning Report: iPhone 6 Display Woes, Quicken 2015 for Mac, iWork Updates

Judging from a “hot off the presses” report straight from Apple’s supply chain, prospective iPhone 6 buyers might want to line up even earlier this year, as the smartphone is rumored to suffer a production setback. Meanwhile, the company’s iWork apps received minor updates Thursday, and venerable financial software Quicken makes a triumphant return to […]


Hello, A cool new app SpellConnect It is available on iPhone, iPod and iPad. Image: Image: Description: SpellConnect is a game designed to help young children learn how to spell. It features three different modes: practice, test and parent modes. Practice: This mode helps kids learn alphabet letters and practice spelling words. The […]

Gruber predicts 4.7? iPhone 6 will feature 1334×750 resolution with 326 ppi and 5.5? model will feature 2208×1242 with 461 ppi

Apple is widely expected to unveil iPhone 6 with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch display next month, however the pixel dimensions of the bigger displays is not clear. We’ve heard conflicting reports about the resolution. While one report claimed that iPhone 6 may feature a 1704×960 resolution with a pixel density of 416 ppi (pixels-per-inch) for the 4.7-inch display, and […]

Details that count: Apple’s obsession with reversible cable connectors

It’s been nearly impossible over the last few weeks to avoid hearing that Apple is reportedly working on a Lightning cable with a reversible USB connector—that is, a connector that will fit into a USB port no matter which direction you plug it in. Leaving aside the fact that Apple-related rumors are a dime a […]

OnBeep snags $6.25M to push pretty, heads-up push-to-talk devices

This is not your dad’s walkie-talkie. OnBeep wants to produce beautiful wearable devices that will let consumers communicate with select colleagues without staring down at their phones OnBeep snags $6.25M to push pretty, heads-up push-to-talk devices originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…. More: continued here

Apple CarPlay Rollout Delayed By Some Carmakers

Lucas123 writes: Some car makers are delaying the implementation of Apple’s CarPlay iPhone interface for vehicle infotainment systems. The delays, which are prompting manufacturers such as Mercedes, Volvo and Honda to push their announcement from 2014 to 2015, appear to be related to a few snags in the integration process or in choosing which model […]

iPhone 6 could arrive later than expected or be in short supply due to screen production

With so many little moving parts to the machine that makes iPhones, a supply issue can easily affect production schedules. Reuters says a display challenge could impact early availability of the iPhone 6. iPhone 6 could arrive later than expected or be in short supply due to screen production originally published by Gigaom, © copyright […]

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Why it makes sense that the iPhone 6 could be thinner than its camera sensor

Fitting in with early pics of reported dummy cases for the iPhone 6, a schematic drawing suggests the iPhone 6 camera ring could slightly protrude outward: It’s not easy to make a thin camera sensor with improved quality and lenses. Why it makes sense that the iPhone 6 could be thinner than its camera sensor […]

Apple pushing Beats Music app via email to iTunes customers

Apple has begun pushing the Beats Music streaming service via email to iTunes customers. The emails promote the free-to-download Beats Music app’s “Just For You” and “Tune Your Taste” features and note that Beats is now “part of the Apple family.” Apple finalized its acquisition of both Beats Music and Beats Electronics at the beginning […]