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My 5 favorite Pebble Watchfaces

Since Pebble only gives you space for up to 8 watchfaces and apps, it’s important to find a few favorites and just stick to those. If I could have 20+ installed, I would. But on the plus side, it means I don’t have anything on my Pebble Steel that I don’t really like. Here are the 5 third party watchfaces I’ve loaded on to my smartwatch, and why I like…

iOS 8 screenshots leaked: Healthbook, Preview, TextEdit icons revealed

Following news earlier today that iOS 8 may include iCloud-powered Preview and TextEdit apps, screenshots claiming to represent iOS 8 and these app icons have been posted on Weibo. Although the source of these images is uncertain, well-connected blogger Mark Gurman has confirmed with several of his sources that these are legitimate…

iOS 8 could feature cloud-powered TextEdit and Preview apps

Continuing on in his series of iOS 8 feature posts, Mark Gurman is back today with some more information regarding Apple’s next major iOS update. Today, his report centers on two Mac apps that are yet to make their way across the iOS/OS X divide: Preview and TextEdit. For years, these two apps have been a mainstay of the Mac’s operating system….

5 of today’s top Apple News stories, March 12th – iAd update, in-app purchase alerts, iPhone return period shortened, and more…

Today was yet another day of interesting news surrounding everyone’s favorite tech company. While a lot of today’s news was centered around the iPhone 6, and the new concept shown off today, there was still some interesting news around the web, and below are five of the more noteworthy stories floating around the web from today. 1. iOS 7.1 brings new…

Apple services temporarily go down, mostly back online now

Earlier today, if you attempted to go to Apple’s website, or access Apple’s online stores such as the iTunes store or the App Store, you may have experienced a strange error message saying that the service was not available. While many who encountered this issue thought they were alone in the error, it was actually an outage in Apple’s DNS. While not…

Paper by FiftyThree gets iOS 7 tweaks in newest update

Paper, not the one of Facebook flavor but instead that of FiftyThree, has been updated to add some iOS 7 inspired additions, including a refreshed look for all the menus, as well as miscellaneous controls through the application. It’s not a huge update, but definitely is nice to see FiftyThree bring Paper into the modern design language with this update….

The worst in-app purchase culprits on the App Store

So with the release of iOS 7.1, Apple has made an extra effort to prevent unruly children spending their parents money on iOS games without permission. But what are the worst culprits when it comes to In-app purchases? I’ve compiled a list of the worst offenders. Give these games to your children at your peril! I’ve deliberately not included download links,…

5 things I want to see in the iPhone 6

It’s tempting when coming up with a list of features I’d like to see, to just draw wanted specs from a hat somewhere in pie-in-the-sky land. I could have added things like an 8-core processor, wireless charging, a 41MP camera or a 1080p display. But I’m not going to do that. Instead, I want to focus on the kinds of things that make a difference to the…

iOS 8 to feature standalone iTunes Radio app to boost usage [Rumor]

Apple is considering including a standalone iTune Radio in iOS to boost the service’s usage, reports Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac citing sources briefed on the plans. iTunes Radio first arrived as a feature within the Music app on iPhones, iPads and iPod touch devices. It is suggested that this may have deterred growth of the service despite iTunes Radio…

5 of today’s top Apple News stories, March 11th – iOS 7.1 adoption, Vevo iTunes Festival deal, iBeacon improvements and more…

Here at TiP we bring you the day’s top Apple news stories from around the web in one handy roundup. While most of the Apple blogosphere, us included, has been focusing on iOS 7.1’s recent release and the major and minor changes brought with it, there’s still been plenty to talk about in the world of Cupertino. 1. Adoption of iOS 7.1 hits 5.9% in North…