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Apple to use September 10th event to launch iPads as well as iPhones?

We’ve known for a while now that Apple intends on having a launch event take place on September 10th. At least, we’re as close to knowing as we can be without Cupertino sending out invites. Having heard and read confirmations from several reputable publications with reliable sources, we’d be foolish to doubt it. One thing we seemingly assumed…

High quality hands-on images of the iPad 5 front panel published [gallery]

There are no prizes for guessing where this most recent leak comes from. A seemingly constant source of unreleased iPhone and iPad parts, Sonny Dickson, has yet again managed to grab great quality images of the rumored 5th gen iPad’s front panel. And as we’ve seen in previous leaks, the part clearly shows a much thinner bezel, although not quite as thin…

Judge in Apple vs. DoJ e-book trial will not be overly harsh in injunction

The judge of the Apple vs. US Department of Justice, Denise Cote, has said that she wants the “injunction to rest as lightly as possible on how Apple runs its business” regarding the e-book case. The reason for this is that she only wants this to have an effect on the e-book part of iTunes, or more specifically the iBookstore, and not the rest of the…

Working Macintosh built using Raspberry Pi, only 1/3 the size of original

  If you are an Apple fan – especially a classic Apple fan – then you will immediately know what the above picture is of. However, it is more than meets the eye, see that Macintosh in the background? That’s full size, the one in front is one built by RetroMacCast co-host John Leake. Using a Raspberry Pi, some PVC and other off the shelves parts he…

AL13 Bumper Giveaway Winners! [VID]

Late last week we kicked off a giveaway to win one of two stunning AL13 aluminum bumpers for iPhone 5. We reviewed them a while back and fell in love with the sleek and classy design. So, as soon as we got the chance to give one to a US reader and another to a UK reader, we jumped at it without a second’s thought. Watch the video to find out if you…

iStudiez Pro: An all-in-one organizational tool for your studies [Review]

It’s that time of year again: Back to School. While you may be trying to get yourself organized with your university essentials or stationary for school, you may also want to think about what your iOS devices can do for you. Fortunately for us iOS users, there are plenty of apps out there that can help get you through the academic year. One such app…

FIN Case looks to perfect the wallet phone case

There are plenty of wallet cases on the market, but none of them have a feature like the FIN Case. What makes this case stand out from the rest? It has a nifty little slider on the back for quick, easy access to your cards stored in it. The slider holds your most important card for quick access, while there is a lot of lesser used but still important cards…

Patent shows how Apple could turn the iPhone into a “smart home” remote

Are you interested in having a smart home that could could control entirely through your mobile device? Well, an Apple patent shows how that might look if the iPhone was the phone you used to control it. US Patent No. 8,519,820, titled “Systems and methods for saving and restoring scenes in a multimedia system,” shows how an app on your iPhone could…

Madden NFL 25 for iOS released, another ‘Freemium’ game from EA Sports

One of the great things about the App Store was when developers started offering free apps with the ability to upgrade to a ‘PRO’ version using an in-app purchase. It allowed buyers the opportunity to try before they bought an app. Now, the in-app system’s been abused by just about every game maker on the App Store. Many offering games for an initial $0…

$99 Goophone i5C is a 4-inch Android running iPhone 5C clone

We’re used to seeing iPhone clones popping up in China, especially from one company in particular. Goophone has a history of releasing its own, cheap alternatives to the iPhone. Aesthetically, they look fairly similar to the iPhone, it’s when you boot them up that you notice the biggest difference: They’re running Android. Goophone’s latest ‘i5C’ is…