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Apple reportedly acquires Prss, iPad magazine creation software

A new report coming out of Netherlands-based blog iCulture claims Apple have made yet another acquisition this year. The report claims Apple has acquired Prss, a small software company that aims to make it easy to create tablet-optimized magazines. The app was made available for both iOS and Android. Prss (pronounced “press”) launched in 2012, and…

My 5 favorite iOS 8 Notification Center widgets

With iOS 8, Apple has brought hundreds of new features to its mobile operating system. One such feature that has proven popular with power-users already is the addition of widgets. Rather than confusing the home screen grid with moving widgets and live tiles, Apple has opted to stow them away in Notification Center. While this might not please everyone,…

iOS 8 adoption approaching 50% after less than one week of availability

iOS 8 adoption is at 46% after less than one week of public availability, according to the latest data provided by Apple. As noted on Apple’s support portal for app developers, almost half of all devices that connected to the App Store are already running Apple’s next generation mobile operating system. There had been concerns over the size of the…

Apple: We’re keeping Beats Music technology, phasing out the brand

An early version of iTunes Radio 2.0? With news that Apple was going to shut down Beats Music, some imagined that Apple was going to leave the streaming music service completely. But, according to Re/code, Apple is staying in the streaming game. The news about Beats Music’s demise likely came from misunderstanding just how much of Beats Music was…

iPhone 6, 6 Plus compared to competitors in speed + battery tests [Roundup]

Earlier today we posted a video comparing the speed of every iPhone to ever exist. The video compares shut down times, boot times, and other aspects of each iPhone. Now, we’re going to be taking a look at a number of other videos posted online which compare the new iPhones to some of the recent Android devices. We’ll also be taking a look at an interesting…

Beats Music to be discontinued by Apple

Earlier this year, the Internet was churning with news that Apple had acquired Beats Music. Even after being confirmed by Apple, though, it was never made completely clear why Apple wanted to purchase the company. Another hanging question was how Beats would live next to Apple’s own music app, iTunes Radio, and hardware business. Now, one of those…

iPhone 6 Plus put through extreme torture tests

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have only been on sale little over a week and have only been in customers’ hands since last Friday, September 19. However, not all of the lucky people who lined up and managed to get their hands on one of the 10 million iPhones sold over the weekend have used the device to its full potential. Instead, some have decided to…