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What Is The Best iPod For Kids?

January 29, 2013 | 1 Children as young as 12 months old may know more about operating electronic devices than some adults. Today, children are growing up in an age where technology is booming and is a natural part of their lives. One of the most popular electronic devices among the very youngest children is Apple’s iPod. With so many choices now available on the market, how do you know what is best for kids? Well, it depends on the intended use (and of course the child’s age). iPod Shuffle The main use of the Apple Read more [...]

iOS 6.1 Drops

January 28, 2013 | 2 This update contains improvements and bug fixes, including: - LTE support for more carriers (complete list of supported carriers at www.apple.com/iphone/LTE/) - Purchase movie tickets through Fandango with Siri (USA only) - iTunes Match subscribers can now download individual songs from iCloud - New button to reset the Advertising Identifier CUPERTINO, California—January 28, 2013—Apple® today updated iOS to version 6.1, adding LTE capabilities to 36 additional iPhone® carriers and 23 Read more [...]

ZeroChroma Solo for iPad

January 28, 2013 | 1 iPads are wonderful devices. Not only can use them for countless games for fun and business applications to make your life easier, they are also wonderful for running business presentations through or kicking back and watching a good movie. Now, for the latter two tasks you are most likely going to want a stand. My major gripe here is that almost all of the stands on the market require a case of some description to be wrapped around the iPad. Not only does this destroy the aesthetics but can Read more [...]

10 iOS Devices Sold Per Second

January 24, 2013 |

iOS devices are flying off the shelves, according the most recent Apple earnings call for the last quarter in 2012. To be specific, they are selling at 10 devices per second.

There were 47.8 million iPhones and 22.9 million iPads sold last quarter. That is the rate of 6 iPhones and 3 iPads per second. Over 75 million iOS devices were sold during the quarter, which is a new Apple record.

AT&T FaceTime Update

January 16, 2013 | 1 AT&T Said in a statement today: When FaceTime over Cellular launched in September 2012, we explained that we wanted to roll it out gradually to ensure the service had minimal impact on the mobile experience for all of our customers. As a result of ongoing testing, we’re announcing AT&T will enable FaceTime over Cellular at no extra charge for customers with any tiered data plan using a compatible iOS device. This means iPhone 4S customers with tiered plans will be able to make FaceTime Read more [...]

New iPad and iPad Mini Rumored for March

January 11, 2013 | Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White today released a new report highlighting some of his observations from this week's CES in Las Vegas, noting that "checks" at the show suggest that Apple is looking to launch the next-generation versions of the iPad and iPad mini in March. Our checks at CES indicate Apple will release the iPad 5 and the second-generation iPad mini this March. The iPad 5 is expected to be lighter and thinner than the iPad 4 that was released in October, while the form factor Read more [...]

SoundTracking for iOS 3.0

January 10, 2013 | We're super excited to announce the release of the new, redesigned SoundTracking for iOS! Our new app is the best way to share what you're listening to using your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. And now, it's better than ever. Some of the many new features and design enhancements include: Optimized for the iPhone 5 New visual music timeline feed with high-resolution images and play buttons New, fast fly-out buttons for quick tagging and sharing New instant search feature for finding your Read more [...]

iOS 6 App Store Gifting Returns

January 9, 2013 | 1 Apple has returned the ability to gift apps from the App Store on iOS 6 devices, after mysteriously removing it before the official launch. The addition, which was noticed by 9to5Mac, has been made in Apple’s new system-wide action sheet, rather than re-appearing at the bottom of an app listing, as before. The new gifting procedure in the App Store is a bit awkward. It requires that you tap the action button in the upper right corner of an app’s listing to bring up the action sheet. There’s Read more [...]

Walmart and Straight Talk Wireless Now Carrying iPhone 5

January 8, 2013 | Walmart and Straight Talk Wireless are now carrying the iPhone 5, offering a $45 unlimited talk, text and data plan with no contract. It was previously reported by That's It Guys. Straight Talk is a subsidiary of TracFone, and its iPhone customers will use AT&T's network. There is no indication of whether the phones will support AT&T's LTE network or not. Like other prepaid plans such as Virgin Mobile, users must pay full price for their iPhones without having them subsidized by Read more [...]

Apple Hiring for Wireless 802.11ac System Engineers

January 7, 2013 | Adding to existing rumors that Apple is planning to add high speed 802.11ac wireless networking to its lineup later in 2013, AppleBitch notes that Apple has posted a job listing for a System Test Engineer with expertise with 802.11ac network environments. System Test Engineer - Wi-Fi (802.11) System Test Engineering is looking for an experienced test engineer with excellent problem solving and communications skills. In this role, you will be testing, automating, leading, and working closely Read more [...]