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Gear up for ‘back to school’ with these 5 iOS apps

For many, school is about to start back up and school systems are integrating technology into classrooms more and more, specifically iOS devices. I thought a good way to get those of you heading back to school prepared for the upcoming school year is to introduce to you some of my favorite apps that help me to be more productive throughout the day. So…

Apple’s next-gen Lightening cable to feature reversible USB

Esteemed Apple-leaker Sonny Dickson has a near perfect track record, so when he says that the USB side of the next generation Apple Lightening cable will be reversible, you can bet that it will be. In a photo posted on Twitter, Dickson shows a comparison of the current-gen Lightening cable side-by-side with the alleged next-gen revision. Don’t…

iPad Air 2 rear shell leaked, no major changes shown

We’re pretty used to Apple’s release cycles by now. With iOS devices we don’t expect brand new designs every year. In most cases, we get a new look once every two years. Sometimes three. And the latest leak seemingly confirms the pattern is still in full force. Chinese social network Weibo has leaked an image of what is purported to be the next iPad…

Apple promoting tax-free holiday purchases in the US

    Apple will cut sales tax charges for purchases made in-store and online during the tax-free holiday, which in most states is August 1 to August 3. Tax-free purchases are also eligible to take advantage of Apple’s “Back to School” promotion, which gives consumers the addition of an Apple Store gift card when they purchase a Mac, an…

Apple isn’t merging iOS and OS X, it’s making them better together

A lot of things have been said about iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite “proving” that Apple is on the path to merging the two systems into one, overarching system that will eventually run on both of the platforms (a la Microsoft Windows). Well, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Sure, the visual language of OS X was shaped by iOS 7 with its gradients and…