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Apple still wants Beats to help with transition to streaming

The potential acquisition of Beats Electronics by Apple was all the talk last week. The potential $3.2 billion buy-out was huge news, but there was unfortunately no official or new information coming from either party since the original news surfaced. However, a new report has surfaced today, which claims that a large part behind the acquisition of…

3 great tips for increasing email productivity in iOS Mail app

Lately, we’ve seen some great applications come to the iPhone that try to increase productivity during the work day. Some of these serve as replacements for the default apps that come on every iPhone. Tempo is a great calendar app for business users, and Mailbox came onto the iOS scene as a way to reach the fabled “Inbox Zero”. However, it’s just…

Apple responds to iMessage issue, fix coming in future software update

Apple has formally acknowledged an iMessage issue faced by those who switch away from iOS to another mobile platform and do not disable iMessage on their iPhone before switching. The issue arises when an iPhone user trades in their phone for, say, an Android device, but retains the same phone number that Apple’s messaging system recognizes as an…

Microsoft wants its Surface Pro 3 to replace your iPad and MacBook

Microsoft just announced a new, 12-inch version of its Surface line of tablets: the Surface Pro 3. Showcased today at the company’s event in New York, head of the Surface team Panos Panay unveiled a tablet with  an impressive set of improvements over previous generations. The Surface Pro 3 has a 12-inch screen with a 2160 x 1440 resolution at…

iPhone 6 to feature NFC? [Rumor]

Fresh reports this morning are suggesting that the iPhone 6 may be the first iPhone to feature Near Field Communication Technology. NFC allows a device to communicate with other NFC capable devices in close quarters for the sharing of data through radio waves. The technology has featured prominently in Android devices for a couple of years now, but Apple…

Apple Facing Lawsuit Over iMessage

Oh no! A fractionally moral thief stole your iPhone, and let you keep your SIM card. Luckily, a coworker loans you their old Galaxy S3 that was in their desk. You pop your sim card in, and go about your day. Meanwhile, your boss sends you a message about a crucial meeting and your girlfriend messaged you the restaurant details to meet her at for your…

Incredible iPhone 6 mockup shows iOS 7 on a 4.7-inch display

9to5Mac and YouTube user macmixing have teamed up to create an operational iPhone 6 mockup capable of running iOS 7.1 on a 4.7-inch display. Macmixing, curious to see how iOS would operate on the larger display, took the display of a Moto X (also 4.7 inches), and created a simulator using the X’s display inside a mockup iPhone 6 housing based on most of…

Static App Review: A polished stat tracker for your social media accounts

  Social networks are deeply ingrained into the fabric of modern day life. We all use a variety of social platforms for work as well as play and we’re all probably (maybe even secretly) obsessed with keeping track of our number of followers, friends, connections and other metrics across these services. Static for iPhone is an app that aims…