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Best Black Friday Deals: iPhone and iPad Apps

Black Friday is just around the corner! For those of you that plan on hitting the stores first thing in the morning or those of you that are taking advantage of online deals, be sure to check out the App Store for a number of offers on apps and games. We’ve rounded up as many offers as we can on some of the best iPhone and iPad app so you can load…

Ollie by Sphero review: Built for speed

You’ve probably heard of Sphero thanks to the company’s app-controlled ball of the same name. In fact, if you’ve been paying attention, you will have realized that we got ahold of one recently posted our findings on the minute ball of fun just yesterday. The team behind Sphero is back with a new connected toy designed to hit a top speed of 14mph and…

iOS 8 adoption hits 60% according to Apple

iOS 8 adoption has hit 60%, according to the latest data from Apple. The chart, taken from Apple’s support pages for developers, represents data gathered from visits to the App Store from iOS devices and is up from the 56% Apple posted earlier this month. While iOS 8 adoption is still lagging behind that of iOS 7 from last year, the data does at least…

Sphero 2.0 review: A ball of fun

When my Sphero arrived, I was eager to rip open the box and immediately start whizzing around my apartment with it. The app-controlled robotic ball, first launched in 2012 and second-generation Sphero 2.0, reviewed here, unveiled in 2013, has seen a lot of press since its debut and I couldn’t wait. On receiving it, I was surprised by how well it was…

Misfit unveils Black Friday promotions on wearable devices

Misfit, makers of wearable activity tracking devices Flash and Shine, has announced its Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals and the company is offering some hefty price cuts. Misfit’s Shine wearable will be available for $79.99 — that’s $20 off the full retail price. The coin-sized aluminum activity tracker fared well in our review: I’ve learned a…

iPhone 5c reported to be discontinued in 2015

Apple will discontinue the iPhone 5c next year, according to Industrial and Commercial Times (via MacRumors). The taiwanese publication purports that the company will stop producing the unapologetically plastic device in the middle with suppliers Windstorm and Foxconn winding down manufacturing of the colorful device. The report comes just days after…

The TiP Holiday Gift Guide: Under $50

You’ve seen the first installment of our 2014 Holiday Gift Guide posted just yesterday, and now it’s time to really scout out some bargains. In this edition, we’ll bring you all of our favorite tech and accessories that make ideal gifts (for someone else, or for yourself!) this holiday season. What’s best is that all of the items listed here are $50 or…

The TiP Holiday Gift Guide 2014

Hello and welcome to the 2014 TiP Holiday Gift Guide! The holidays are fast approaching and, as the period is a time of giving, we’ve rounded up some of the best iPhone and iPad accessories for the technology aficionado in your family. The items in this list span a broad price range — from $59.99 to $299.95 — so there should be something for most…

ProTube Jailbreak tweak makes its way to the App Store [Review]

ProTube is a new app that just went live on the App Store late last week. If the name sounds familiar, you may remember it as a popular Jailbreak app that gave YouTube a few highly-requested features. Somehow developer Jonas Gessner was able to get the updated version on the official App Store. The app features a design that is a bit of a departure of…