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Best Apps of 2014: Social

This post is part of our “Best Apps of 2014″ series! The series highlights the finest apps of the year — either released in 2014 or heavily updated. You can follow along with all entries in the series HERE. We’re approaching the end of the year, so what better time to bring together all of the best apps from the last twelve months? We’ve…

Apple airs new holiday ad: ‘The Song’

As part of the company’s ‘From one gift come many’ advertising campaign, Apple has aired a new ad ahead of the holiday season. With a Mac, iPhone or iPad you have the power to create thoughtful, emotional gifts and memories that transcend time. It could be a movie, a homemade card or a song that brings two generations closer together. The new spot,…

The TiP Weekly: Instagram hits milestone, Apple Watch enters production, the jailbreaking continues…

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…

Best Apps of 2014: Utilities

This post is part of our “Best Apps of 2014″ series! The series highlights the finest apps of the year — either released in 2014 or heavily updated. You can follow along with all entries in the series HERE. We’re approaching the end of the year, so what better time to bring together all of the best apps from the last twelve months? We’ve…

Twelve South unveils BookBook for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Premium Apple accessory maker Twelve South has unveiled its latest addition to its product portfolio: BookBook for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. The updated to its extremely popular vintage book-style cases for iOS devices brings support for Apple’s new 4.7- and 5.5-inch smartphones. BookBook’s exterior takes on the signature, distressed leather book look with…

Rumor: Apple Watch entering production in January following ‘breakthroughs’ in yield issues

A fresh report from Taiwan’s United Daily News suggests that Apple Watch will go into mass production in January — a month earlier than some expected — thanks to ‘breakthroughs’ in yield issues. UDN’s sources indicate that the initial production run will be between 3 and 5 million units with while Apple is aiming to ship 24 million units throughout…

$1B well spent: Instagram hits 300,000,000 users, surpasses Twitter

Photo-sharing network Instagram today announced that it has hit 300,000,000 active users. That’s a huge leap from the 200,000,000 users it touted in March of this year — a 50% increase in the last nine months alone. From its 300 million active users come 70 million photos and videos each day. What’s more, the company that Facebook paid a cool $1…

5 great jailbreak tweaks for the Music app

Over the past few weeks quite a few jailbreak tweaks have been making their way onto Cydia that aim to improve the experience of the iOS Music app. This is often the case when new jailbreaks are released to the public as the Music app is one area of Apple’s mobile operating system that is extremely limited in what it can do. With the help of some of…

iOS 8.2 beta 2 seeded to developers

After surprising us all yesterday and releasing iOS 8.1.2 to the public, Apple has today seeded the second beta of iOS 8.2 to registered developers. The first iOS 8.2 beta was delivered on November 18th alongside the WatchKit developer tools for creating Apple Watch extensions and apps. iOS 8.2 beta 2 does not bring with any new features but the release…

iOS 8.1.2 jailbroken, TaiG updated to version 1.2

With the public release of iOS 8.1.2 yesterday, the jailbreak community waited with baited breath to see if the new update rendered the popular TaiG iOS 8.0-8.1.1 jailbreak tool useless. As expected by many prominent members of the community, the vulnerability exploited within iOS 8.1.1 is still present in iOS 8.1.2 so the TaiG tool is unaffected. The…