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iOS 7.0.4 could be on the horizon as traffic sees increase

MacRumors is reporting that it has been seeing increased traffic from devices on Apple networks running iOS 7.0.4. What does this mean? Well, not much for now, but it could indicate that Apple is prepping the next release of iOS 7 – 7.0.4 in this case. iOS 7.0.3 was released to the masses on October 22nd, and as MacRumors points out, that is also the first…

“Battle Squadron” comes to OS X

Battle Squadron, the classic game from the Commodore Amiga, has made its way to OS X. Already available on iOS, Battle Squadron developer Cope-Com brings the classic game to Macs everywhere. The release on iOS was successful, so it will be interesting to see if OS X’s version enjoys the same successes. Here is a video of the game in action for your…

Pebble updated to better support iOS 7 and Notification Center

When Pebble launched it didn’t have that great of support for iOS due to restrictions, but with iOS 7 new possibilities arose. Well, the new 1.3.0 update for Pebble it can get the notifications sent to Notification Center from any service, even third party applications. Also in the new update is the ability to stop and play music as well as answer or hang…

Instapaper gets iPad redesign

Instapaper has today received a really cool overhaul for the iPad. Today’s update follows neatly in the footsteps of the update issued to Instapaper on the iPhone. The first new features are sorting and filtering, better parsing and organization for videos, a browse section which allows you to discover editorial and social articles, more options…

Apple adding suppliers to aid iPhone 5c production

A report published by Wall Street Journal this morning indicates that Apple is looking to bolster its supplier options by outsourcing some of its manufacturing to Wistron Corp., a Taiwanese company which currently produces devices for Nokia and BlackBerry. Specifically, the company is looking to Wistron to produce some of its iPhone 5c units to help…

iPad Air Smart Cover not aligning properly? You’re not alone

  Late last night we received an email from a disgruntled Apple customer after finding out that his newly purchased Smart Cover wasn’t aligning properly with the iPad Air. As anyone would, he took it back to his Apple store to get a new cover, only to discover that it wasn’t the cover’s fault. Retail employees tested several of the Smart Covers…

Apple shuts down iPhone stock tracer, Apple-tracker.com

A few days ago we informed you of a site launched to help you keep track of which U.S. stores had stock of iPhones and iPads. Apple-tracker.com was originally launched to help avoid being disappointed by levels of stock of the iPhone 5s a few weeks ago, and was updated this week to include iPad Air tracking. You’d simply select the device you wanted to…

Philips announces three new iPhone connected light bulbs

Over the next few years, I fully expect to see a huge increase in the amount of home automation products hitting the market. There have been many to launch over the past year or two, but the launches are becoming more and more frequent, and I don’t expect the trend to slow down any time soon, because our smartphones are becoming even more involved in our…

Apple releases ‘Report on Government Information Requests’

In an effort to stay transparent and keep its customers in the loop, Apple today released a “Report on Government Information Requests” that includes figures about how often governments or law enforcement officials requested either account or device information from the company. This is especially important as more and more comes to light on the National…