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Aurora Kickstarter project aims to give you control over your dreams with smartphone-connected headband

A new Kickstarter project from San Diego-based iWinks aims to give you control over your dreams with a smartphone-connected headband. The device is called the Aurora and promises to enable you to experience lucid dreaming – a state of awareness that you are dreaming giving you the ability to control the dream. If you’re starting to think this all…

Body finish treatment issues causing poor yields in early iWatch production?

Everyone is anticipating something new and groundbreaking from Apple in 2014. Tim Cook has said that Apple plans to enter new product categories this year and that he Apple has “big plans” for the year ahead. Much of the attention has been focused on the long-rumored Apple ‘iWatch’ device. Now, a report by the ever-reliable DigiTimes is claiming that…

Sketchy rumor predicts an iPad Pro with 2K resolution display and eye-tracking, release late this year

The larger iPad rumors just will not go away as yet another report claims inside knowledge of Apple’s plans to release an “iPad Pro”. According to IBT, a Foxconn insider is spilling the beans regarding some features of Apple’s next generation products. According to today’s report, the iPad Pro will feature a 2K resolution display with eye-tracking…

A look back at the biggest Apple stories of 2013, and what could 2014 bring?

As we enter a New Year, it seems like a good time to reflect on the year that just passed and discuss what might be to come in the year ahead. 2013 was a great year for Apple. Sure, it got off to a slow start with no major product or software launches for the first half of the year, but the rest of the year was littered with huge keynotes, amazing new…

Hackers publish 4.6 million Snapchat usernames to “raise public awareness” over security [Domain immediately suspended]

A website called SnapchatDB.info has published 4.6 million snapchat usernames and phone numbers and made the information available to download, after exploiting a recently discovered Snapchat exploit. The group claims that it has made the data available to “raise public awareness” around an exploit currently present in the software. Initially the…

TiP Editor’s Choice 2013 – Best iOS Apps and Games

Apps Social Networking:  Tweetbot 3 for iPhone – $4.99/£2.99 Tweetbot 3 is simply the best Twitter client for iPhone. Period. Its user interface is minimal and gorgeous. It has a great feature list including push notifications for all kinds of interactions, and it lets me manage several accounts really easily. Not only that, but it’s one of…

Tweetbot 3 updated, adds ability to view Direct Message images

Tweetbot 3, one of our favorite Twitter clients for iPhone, has been given a small update that brings with it support for Twitter’s new Direct Message image sharing feature. DM images were added to the official Twitter app a few weeks ago, but Tweetbot 3 is the first third-party application to implement the new feature. Unfortunately, you can only view…

NSA developed spyware to remotely monitor and track iPhone users

A leaked document brought to light at the Chaos Communications Congress in Germany has revealed that the NSA developed a spyware application for iPhone which allowed it to track and monitor iPhone users. The spyware program, nicknamed “DROPOUTJEEP”, is referenced to in a single leaked document dated to 2008. The spyware was capable of intercepting SMS…

Apple should take hints from the latest iPhone 6 and 6c concepts [pics]

With most iPhone concepts, at least ones that aren’t entirely realistic, I rarely come away thinking Apple should take some design cues from them. They’re normally so packed with features that’ll never be a reality, featuring designs Apple’s never going to consider, that it’d be impossible to imagine Cupertino taking notice. That’s not the case with the…

iOS 7 adoption reaches 78%

The incredible adoption of  iOS 7 is continuing, with official reports from Apple now showing that 78% of iOS devices are running Apple’s latest iOS software. The figures show that Apple’s iOS 7 adoption is up 2% over the last two weeks, with the holiday season probably not proving the most lucrative period of iOS upgrades. Rather the last two weeks…