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You can now buy the iPad at Staples brick and mortar stores

If you have been trying to get an iPad straight from a store instead of ordering, and you have nothing in your area except for Staples (or everywhere is sold out, etc), fear not. Staples has begun selling iPads in its physical retail outlets, instead of online only as was previously practiced. It doesn’t appear that the entire lineup of iPads is…

Apple opens official online store on Chinese e-commerce site Tmall

Apple now has two online sales outlets in China after opening a new online store on major Chinese e-commerce site Tmall.com, an online market place run by e-commerce giant Alibaba Group. It’s unclear when the store was opened but an Alibaba representative, speaking to The Wall Street Journal, confirmed it went live recently. Tmall is often…

IK Multimedia announces iRing for iOS

The invention of an iRing has been purported by analysts for a long time now, and whilst this isn’t an official Apple release, IK Multimedia has today released an iRing to control your iOS devices. The iRing will be launched this quarter, and will only set you back $25. It’s a double sided ring that sits on your finger (obviously) and interacts with your…

biteSMS 8.0 public beta updated for iPhone 5s

Apple releasing new versions of iOS is incredibly exciting. I guess, more so to the tech enthused among us than the general consumer. It means finding out interesting new things that iPhones and iPads can accomplish. It also normally means that jailbreak developers are capable of creating some fantastic tweaks and themes. One of the most popular…

Yahoo announces new essential news app News Digest [CES 2014]

Yahoo has today announced its brand new iOS news app, News Digest, at its keynote at CES 2014. Yahoo’s new app is designed to keep users informed on all of the day’s essential news, sending out regular updates twice a day with all the day’s top stories. Each news story is nicknamed an “atom”, stories will be sourced from lots of different areas. Atoms…

RP One is Xbox-esque iOS 7 game controller [CES 2014]

CES is not something where we usually see iOS devices announced, but instead is an iOS device accessory heaven. Signal announced a new iOS 7 game controller that looks similar to that of the Xbox controller, which isn’t a bad thing. The device is called the RP One, and connects to your device via Bluetooth. It has the normal AB/XY buttons as well as two…

What’s new in iOS 7 beta 3, hint: a lot of circles

iOS 7.1 beta 3 has dropped, and there are many changes. As you can guess from the title, there are a lot of circles in this beta of iOS 7.1. In the phone, in FaceTime, turning off the phone, etc. Circles, circles, circles. Obviously, the iOS interface is far from complete is what is shown through these betas, because Apple is constantly changing stuff up….

WiTricity’s new wireless charging system for iPhone 5/5s shown off, doesn’t require contact with phone [CES 2014]

CES is always full of various gadgets and accessories hoping to get our attention. In fact there’s so much, it’s difficult to know where to start. One area of keen interest – for me at least – is wireless charging. The technology industry has been moving at a fast pace for the past few years. We’ve seen innovations in small screen technology,…

iOS 7.1 beta 3 released to developers

Apple has just released the latest version of iOS 7.1 beta. The third beta arrived on the developer center a short while ago and features a few new user interface changes. We’ll have a separate post up with everything new that we notice. In the mean time, if you have a dev account, or are running beta, you should see it available as an OTA update in…