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Hang w/: Real-time broadcasting from one phone to many [Review]

If you’re a fan of broadcasting tools like Google+ Hangouts and Ustream, you might want to give Hang w/ a try. Developed by MEDL Mobile, Hang w/ is a social networking app that lets you virtually “hang with” people using real-time video. Instead of recording a video and waiting for it to upload, this app sends real-time video from your mobile device to…

AL13 Aluminum Bumper for iPhone: The bumper to rule them all [Review]

The AL13 ultra lightweight aluminum bumper from Design by M has caused a lot of buzz over the past week. As soon as it was announced and available, readers and viewers seemingly jumped online out of nowhere to find out about this metal bumper for iPhone 5. Here at TiP we managed to get hold of a review unit and I’ve been using it for a few days now, and…

Nokia Lumia 925 vs. iPhone 5: Spec Sheets Compared

In case you missed it, Nokia has announced the latest in its range of Windows Phone 8 device. Bearing the now familiar Lumia moniker, the 925 retains a similar design language to its predecessors, but has swapped the bright neon colored polycarbonate to cool aluminum. With this set to be the flagship Windows device this year, I decided to see how the…

Square to release iPad cash register stand

Square has today unveiled a new stand to complement its Square Register. The stand is designed to simulate something of a cash register, to make using Square’s mobile payment system more of a familiar experience. The stand was unveiled by Jack Dorsey and Jesse Dorogusker, Square’s CEO and the leader of the Square Register team.   Square…

ISS ‘Space Oddity’ cover created entirely using iPad

Chris Hadfield’s ‘Space Oddity’ cover has gone viral in the last week. If you haven’t seen it, it’s a cover of David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’, performed and filmed by Commander Chris Hadfield aboard the International Space Station. It’s a phenomenal video, and definitely worth a watch, but what’s really interesting, is that Hadfield was able to create and…

Apple adds Galaxy S4 to California lawsuit

It has emerged today that Apple has decided to add the Samsung Galaxy S4 to its infringement case against Samsung, replacing another device on its list. Frankly, this whole infringement case is getting ridiculous, in fact, it’s so substantial that the trial doesn’t even begin until spring of next year. By then, Judge Koh has ordered that parties have…

iOS market share shrinks: Android takes astonishing 74%

In the first 3 months of the year, Android has taken a massive 74.4% of the smartphone market. Analyst firm Gartner has published figures today which shows that in Q1 of 2013 phones running Android software made up for almost 3 out of 4 smartphone sales, with a massive 156 million units sold. In second place came our beloved iOS, which only managed to…

BBM for iOS coming this summer!

Today, BlackBerry’s been busy announcing a few new updates at its live event aptly named “BlackBerry Live”. Along with the BB 10.1 update there was a budget Q5 QWERTY BlackBerry announced, but the most appealing news to us iPhone users is the latest post on the BlackBerry blog. “BlackBerry plans to make BBM, our wildly popular mobile messaging service,…

Analyst: “Phablet” iPhone won’t come until 2014, if at all

We’re used to hearing analysts predicting all kinds of crazy things either in an effort to push AAPL stock down, or create ridiculous expectations that the company can’t meet. The latest is a slightly sober judgement from Jefferies & Co.’s Peter Misek. Like many, he believes that if Apple wants to do better at competing with the likes of Samsung in…