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Røde 24-bit 96Khz Recorder – Ixy Review

March 26, 2013 | 7 Røde is known for making some of the most innovative audio products. It therefore comes as no surprise that they are one of the first to launch a stereo microphone that can be used in combination with either the iPhone or iPad. This innovative microphone is one of the first on the market to claim that it can record at 24-bit/96kHz, but is it any good? Let’s take a little look. The IXY was recently announced at the Consumer Electronics Show to great fanfare. The audience was blown away by the 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 [...]

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 [...]

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.

VarioProtect for iPhone

January 7, 2013 | ZeroChroma's VarioProtect Case was a resounding success for the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S. It therefore comes as no surprise that they have done it again for the iPhone 5. If you are a little unsure about ZeroChroma's VarioProtect case, then let me tell you, this is one of the most useful cases for your device out there on the market. Let me explain what this is all about. So what is ZeroChroma's VarioProtect case? Well, for the most part it functions like almost any other case on the market, although Read more [...]

Cobook for Contacts

December 10, 2012 | Cobook is developed to substitute Apple’s own Contacts app on your iPhone. You are informed as much right from the start. But worry not, you are not in any risk of dropping anything if you do choose to try Cobook out. It will ask for access to your contacts on iOS, so that it can transfer all your contacts. So far, so good, and pretty nice looking all round. Having people’s thumbnail photos next to their names as you scroll through the list is a visual treat, and really does help when you’re Read more [...]

Tips and Tricks for Using Siri

November 14, 2012 | 5 As our world enters a cyberpunk reality, certain aspects of life that were once stereotypical cliches are slowly developing into facets of day-to-day existence. One emerging example of this trend is the rising popularity of voice-activated features on mobile devices, most notably Siri, the option installed standard on all new iPhones. She is capable of doing numerous services for the user, though can get hung up on technical issues from time to time. Still, with the recent release of iOS 6, she is Read more [...]

Access International Keyboards Quickly

November 11, 2012 | Did you know you can access all of your international keyboards with a single tap and hold? Just tap and hold on the international keyboard switcher next to your spacebar and a quick select menu will pop up to select which keyboard you would like to switch to. It's that easy!   Read more [...]

Pay With Square Wallet At Starbucks Locations In The U.S.

November 9, 2012 | Back in August, Square partnered with Starbucks to bring mobile payments to the coffee giant’s thousands of stores nationwide. Starbucks said that Square would be integrated into 7,000 of its stores across the U.S. by early November, and now the time has come. Square has the ability to open a virtual tab with a merchant so you don’t have to scan your iPhone at the register, but Starbucks isn’t adopting this functionality. You’ll have to scan your iPhone after you order, like Passbook. “We Read more [...]

Turn Off iOS Auto-Correct

November 6, 2012 | The Auto-Correct feature on an Apple iPhone will automatically correct any perceived spelling errors that the device recognizes as you type. While this feature can be great for some, it can also lead to hilarious and even embarrassing word choices if you’re not careful. To prevent Auto-Correct-induced mistakes from happening, you can simply disable the feature at any time by taking a quick trip through your iPhone’s “Settings” application. While this won’t improve your spelling, it will Read more [...]