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Twelve South SurfacePad for iPhone 6/6 Plus review

Few accessory companies have earned as much space in my office as Twelve South. Having a manufacturer focussed on – and dedicated purely to – making great products for Apple devices is refreshing. Too many big companies try and make every single type of case for every single device. Not Twelve South. Its products are unique, and you won’t find anything…

The TiP Weekly: iOS 8.2, WatchKit, Ollie Giveaway, and more…

It’s Saturday and that can only mean one thing — it’s time for The TiP Weekly! Tech moves fast and it can be hard to keep up with all of the developments in the mobile industry — especially when Apple is concerned! So, every Saturday, we bring you all of the important stories from the week in Apple tech in an easy to digest format. Think of…

5 paid Jailbreak tweaks you should try right now

Earlier this week we released a list of 10 free Jailbreak tweaks for you to try out on your device(s). Today, we’re bringing you a similar list, with 5 paid Jailbreak tweaks that are worth the price tag they come with. Check out the list below.  1. Aeternum Aeternum is a tweak I reviewed in full a little while back, and it’s still one of my…

Don’t be afraid of the so-called ‘Masque Attack’

The App Store, where you should always download your Apps. If you read any tech news last week, you likely read some articles talking about the ‘Masque Attack’. Some sites have hyped this up, saying that it could lead to legitimate apps being replaced with fakes that could steal your information. While this is partially true, there’s also more to see…

Apple strengthens Maps with new data partners for business listings

Apple is reportedly beefing up its Maps offering with new data partners for business listings, according to a report by Apple Maps Marketing (via 9to5Mac). The company has partnered with data providers like TomTom and Waze, combined with its own in-house mapping data, for the majority of the data in its Maps app since its inclusion in iOS 6, replacing…

Stringer for iPhone shuffles your music in style

Stringer is a new iPhone app that aims to improve the experience of listening to shuffled music. If you’re like me, you enjoy shuffling your iTunes library but occasionally you’ll want a little more control over what is coming up next than the iOS Music app offers. That’s where Stringer comes in. I’ll let Seth Clifford of Derby (the app’s development…

Foxconn building $2.6 billion display plant exclusively for Apple

Apple supplier Foxconn is set to spend $2.6 billion on a new plant that will produce displays exclusively for the Cupertino company, reports Bloomberg. Foxconn Technology Group will invest the amount, equivalent to NT$80 billion, on the new facility over the next two years after an “urgent” request from its client. Equipment installation will commence…

Things for iPhone and iPad go free for one week only

Popular productivity app Things is free on the App Store for one week only. The app, available for iPhone and iPad, has been selected as Apple’s App of the Week meaning it will be a free download until November 28. Things usually runs at $9.99 for the iPhone version and the separate iPad app would normally set you back $19.99 meaning this week you can…

Beats music app to come bundled with iOS next year [Rumor]

According to a report coming out of Financial Times, Apple is planning to add Beats Music to its list of pre-installed iOS apps sometime next year. The report comes after rumors surfaced back in September claiming that Apple is planning to unveil a re-branding of the streaming music service early next year. The inclusion of the paid-for Beats service in an…