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China Mobile Apple deal could lead to 12 million more iPhones sold in 2014 according to survey

The big talk over the past few weeks and months regarding the iPhone has all been centered on the possible deal between Apple and China Mobile. More than 740 million subscribers currently make use of the world’s largest carrier’s network, and it represents a large target market for Cupertino. If it wasn’t for technological differences, I’m sure the deal…

“12 days of Gifts” kicks off early with free Lorde single download

Last week, Apple released its 2013 edition of the annual ’12 days of Gifts’ app. Usually, it begins offering free content on the day after Christmas (Boxing Day), but this year, a free single download has already landed and is available now. “No Better” is Lorde’s latest single which only launched a few days ago, and is currently available for free…

New Beatles album on its way to iTunes this week

Music licensing, copyright laws and various other legalities can often be confusing. This is especially true when you add the legal spat between Apple (the Mac-makers) and Apple (the record label). The two companies haven’t exactly had a stress-free coexistence. But, thankfully, all that changed a few years ago when they reached a deal to start selling…

Yahoo Weather app makes its way to iPad, looks fantastic

Yahoo Weather is one of the stand-out weather apps for iPhone. At time of launch there were plenty of other offerings on the market, but I always found that I had to choose between stunning design or detailed information. The good looking ones were lacking in information, the really detailed apps were ugly as sin. Yahoo Weather changed that, bringing in…

Lightomania App Review (Sponsored)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4-J5lLIGzI iOS is a competitive market for casual games. Physics-based puzzle games, in particular, are dime a dozen so standing out from the crowd and offering a unique experience is certainly difficult for developers. But that’s what Nravo aims to do with Lightomania, available now for iPhone and…

Top Stories This Week: Pebble watch review, wireless iPhone 5s chargers, iOS 7.1 beta 2 and more…

This week’s been an interesting one in the world of Apple. Here at TiP we’ve quite a variety in stories. Possibly the most important news to come from Cupertino is the release of iOS 7.1’s latest beta. We’ve also reviewed the Pebble watch (finally) and hunted down a few decent wireless charging solutions for the iPhone 5s and 5. 1.Pebble smartwatch is…

What’s new in iOS 7.1 beta 2

iOS 7.1 beta 2 has been out for a little less than a day so far, and there are some new user-facing features that people will notice when the public version drops eventually; assuming these features make it to the public release of course. First off, Touch ID & Passcode was moved front and center, now sitting just under Sounds on the main Settings…

WSJ: Sprint to place bid to buy T-Mobile

A couple years ago, the possible AT&T, T-Mobile (or AT&T-Mobile) merger was all the talk. The deal was accepted by Deutsche Telecom, T-Mobile’s parent company, and things looked as if they were all but final. However, the deal was struck down by the US Justice Department, in part thanks to heavy lobbying against the deal by the third largest…

iPhone buyer’s guide

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJkmc8-eyvE Thinking about buying an iPhone this holiday season? Well, with the holidays in mind, we’ve decided to produce an in-depth iPhone buyer’s guide to steer you through the process and help you make the right decision when purchasing a new iPhone over the coming weeks. This year, unlike any other year, Apple…

“Stephen Hawking’s Snapshots of the Universe” iPad app teaches kids physics in a fun way

A new app is out that aims to teach kids physics in an entertaining way, and by the looks of it, it should do just that. The application is named “Stephen Hawking’s Snapshot of the Universe” and is iPad only. Coming in at $4.99, it isn’t that bad of a deal for something that looks to make physics something fun for kids. Here are a few excerpts from the…

Cut the Rope 2 coming exclusively to iOS on December 19

Cut the Rope 2: Om Nom’s Unexpected Adventure will be hitting the iOS App Store on December 19th. The sequel sees candy-hungry, main character Om Nom stepping out into 120 new levels in all new locations with new characters to meet and new obstacles to overcome. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwyCaO9J9Qw If you’re not familiar with the series, Cut the…

Evernote updates with business card scanning and Presentation mode

Evernote for iOS has received an update today, bringing it up to version 7.2.0. In this update are some new features for premium users, including Presentation mode and business card scanning. What this means is that now, users can simply use the camera to take a picture of a business in order to import contact information, where you can then connect them to…