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New iOS 7 Concept Rumors

April 8, 2013 | 10 Earlier this week, a number of Apple-focused bloggers claimed iOS 7 was running behind schedule and that it would bring a significant user interface refresh. Designer F. Bianco has posted a set of images to Flickr with some interesting thoughts on what useful changes Apple could make to iOS 7 to improve the user experience. Apple's user interfaces will likely face new scrutiny now that Facebook has laid out a new vision for how phone users interact with their devices with Facebook Home. One Read more [...]

Best Buy to Add Samsung mini-stores

March 29, 2013 | 10 The battles between Apple and Samsung have been heating up for a while, and there is a new battleground for the two foes -- the aisles of Best Buy stores. Geek.com reported this morning that some high-traffic Best Buy stores have been given orders to remove two aisles next to the mobile section of their stores to make room for a Samsung "store within a store." At this time, Best Buy stores include an Apple mini-store where customers can browse and buy their favorite Apple products and accessories. Read more [...]

Apple adds two-step verification option for Apple ID’s

March 21, 2013 | 12 Apple has implemented a new two-step verification system for Apple IDs (via 9to5Mac), adding an additional layer of protection for Apple accounts with an extra security code and a "trusted" device. Two-step verification will require you to verify your identity using one of your devices before you can make changes to your account or make an iTunes or App Store purchase from a new device. You will also get a Recovery Key for safekeeping which you can use to access your account if you ever forget Read more [...]

Fellowes 73Ci Shredder Review #FellowesInc

February 19, 2013 | 4 This post brought to you by Fellowes. All opinions are 100% mine.   Fellowes invented the first personal shredder back in 1990, and they have not slowed down since then! Today they are a category leader in product innovation, staying at the forefront of the technologies that make the shredding experience faster, safer and easier. Just recently Fellowes released their 73Ci shredder; a new reasonably priced shredder with many exciting features. Jamming is the number one shredder Read more [...]

Mailbox App invites are flying out!

February 7, 2013 | 11 In case you have been under a rock the past few months, there is a new service that is being rolled out today!  From their website, Mailbox App is: Mailbox is the inbox reinvented for a world on the go. It’s how email on the phone should work: Mailbox checks your email from the cloud and delivers it to your phone with lightning-fast speed. A colorful swipe-based UI makes processing a delight.  And unique “snooze buttons” let you put off messages until later. Mailbox makes getting to Read more [...]

iTunes Store Sets New Record with 25 Billion Songs Sold

February 6, 2013 | 6 Apple® today announced that music fans have purchased and downloaded more than 25 billion songs from the iTunes Store® (www.itunes.com), the world’s most popular online music, TV and movie store. The 25 billionth song, “Monkey Drums” (Goksel Vancin Remix) by Chase Buch, was purchased by Phillip Lüpke from Germany. As the downloader of the 25 billionth song, Phillip will receive a €10,000 iTunes® Gift Card. “We are grateful to our users whose passion for music over the past 10 years 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 [...]

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 [...]

CDW Cloud Collaboration

January 10, 2013 |   Use of ‘The Cloud’ for businesses has become a more popular concept as of late. It allows staff within companies to collaborate on projects no matter where they are in the world. CDW, a company incredibly popular in the Unified Collaboration world have just announced a brand new service which aims to take use of ‘The Cloud’ to the next level. Let me introduce you to Cloud Collaboration. The Collaboration system from CDW delivers a healthy blend of various communication tools. This Read more [...]