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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…

Foxconn’s new $2.6 billion plant said to exclusively produce sapphire screens for iPhone [Rumor]

Following reports earlier this week that Foxconn will be constructing a new $2.6 billion plant, a new report is claiming that building will be used to produce sapphire exclusively for Apple devices. Focus Taiwan claims the building will be used to produce sapphire displays for Apple’s next generation iPhone, and Foxconn has been given the go-ahead by…

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…

BlackBerry wants you to ‘Trade Up’ from your iPhone to a Passport, offering up to $550 for old devices

Has the BlackBerry Passport got you itching to switch back to a QWERTY-clad smartphone? If so, BlackBerry has got a deal for you. The company is set to launch its Trade Up program on December 1 and is offering iPhone users up to $550 in credit when they trade in the device for the newly-launched Passport. The BlackBerry Passport Trade Up initiative…

Apple releases new “Reservations” and “Gamers” advertisements

As we approach Black Friday and the holiday season, advertisements will be vying for our attention more than usual. Apple has released two new TV advertisements today, titled “Reservations” and “Gamers.” They continue the series of ads featuring Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon. The advertisements follow the signature Apple model of showing the product…

Black Friday Apple Store deals surface

As part of Apple’s freshly announced (RED) campaign, Apple stores across the United States will have some deals for customers on Black Friday. The day has been deemed “(RED) Special Shopping Day” by Apple. While prices will seemingly stay the same, most Apple products will come with an iTunes gift card, and Apple will donate some of the purchase to (RED)….

Twelve South promises mega discounts in company’s first Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales

Twelve South, makers of fine accessories for Apple products, will be participating in Black Friday and Cyber Monday holiday sales. Not only is the company opting not to sit out of the biggest shopping days of the year, it has promised to offer some of the “biggest deals of the company’s history.” Twelve South is keeping tight lipped on what products will…

Turn your iPhone 6 into a virtual reality headset with Pinć for just $99

Meet Pinć, a $99 iPhone 6 case that turns your device into a virtual reality headset. The headset, combined with a free app and optical control rings worn on the finger, promises to give you Minority Report-style software interactions. Cordon Media, the team behind Pinć (pronounced pinch), aim to take virtual reality mainstream by offering a solution…